Monthly Archives: April 2011

It’s Official: Big 4 To Play East Coast Show At Yankee Stadium!

Posted by on April 30, 2011

Given how successful The Big 4’s U.S. debut last weekend in California was, it was a matter of time that Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax would eventually do an East Coast show together. And with Lars Ulrich’s comment to Rolling Stone after the show, it became even more of a guaranteed thing that another U.S. […]

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Best Video Ever Of The Week: Death Metal Vocal Warmups

Posted by on April 29, 2011

We can’t think of a better way to end off the week than this video of Vulturyon and Deals Death vocalist Olle Ekman warming up his growls and shrieks with a piano. [via Geekosystem]

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Joey Jordison: Slipknot Will Move Forward “With Or Without” Corey Taylor

Posted by on April 29, 2011

It’s been a while since we’ve reported on the “he said, she said” bickering that’s been occurring between the members of Slipknot. Though the band will be performing at European festivals this Summer, singer Corey Taylor has been less than sure about Slipknot’s future without late bassist Paul Gray. Drummer Joey Jordison, on the other […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 4/29: What Do We Do Now That We Know Who Dream Theater’s New Drummer Is?

Posted by on April 29, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. After months of patience, weeks of rumors and gossip, and a new documentary to increase the suspense, Dream Theater […]

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Video: Because It’s April 29th…

Posted by on April 29, 2011

…I think it’s time to get into some Downset. If you’re not familiar, wait until the 3:15 in the song and you’ll know what we’re talking about. The song’s about the first day of the L.A. riots in 1992 that happened as a result of the L.A.P.D. being fully acquitted for the videotaped beating of […]

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New KISS Kondoms: You Wanted To Fuck With The Best…

Posted by on April 29, 2011

Ever wondered what it would be like to get a blowjob from Gene Simmons? Wonder no more. The second generation of KISS Kondoms have rolled out (jokes!), and they’re absolutely revolting. Graphic Armor have unveiled the new jimmy hats (do people still say jimmy hats?) that feature the world’s first FDA approved “Picture Condoms.” What […]

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Mike Mangini Named Dream Theater’s New Drummer

Posted by on April 29, 2011

While millions of people around the world watched the royal wedding today, countless music fans huddled around their computers to find out who the ascendant to another throne would be – Dream Theater’s new drummer. It’s been a week of speculation, led on by the band themselves, who have been teasing their fans since last Thursday (21) […]

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The Black Dahlia Murder Reveals New Album’s Cover Artwork And Track Listing

Posted by on April 29, 2011

The Black Dahlia Murder will release their new album Ritual in North America on June 21 via Metal Blade Records. The track listing and cover artwork has been posted online.

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Phil Anselmo’s Head Busted Open Onstage, But The Show Goes On!

Posted by on April 29, 2011

In order to make it big, musicians have to put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into making a living out of music. Well Phil Anselmo certainly put a lot of blood on the line last night. Down were performing at the Best Buy Theater in New York City last night when guitarist Pepper […]

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Chimaira Announces Live Dates

Posted by on April 29, 2011

Chimaira has set up a small batch of live dates, which will serve as the debut of their new lineup, for this coming May.

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