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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Five Finger Death Punch Guitarist Confirms Bassist’s Departure

Posted by on April 29, 2011

Rumors of bassist Matt Snell’s departure from Five Finger Death Punch have been running rampant online. While the audition flyer that made its way around Hollywood was fake, it still raised questions as to whether Snell was still in the band or not. Well now it looks like it’s official: Snell is out of the […]

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Exclusive: Director Mike Leonard Talks About Filming Dream Theater’s ‘The Spirit Carries On’ Documentary

Posted by on April 28, 2011

Chances are that by now you’ve been caught up with everything going on with Dream Theater. This past week, the band debuted The Spirit Carries On, which chronicles the audition process behind the band’s search for drummer Mike Portnoy’s replacement. While we certainly felt teased and annoyed by the trailer debut last week, we’d be […]

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Video: In Flames Post Second Update From The Studio

Posted by on April 28, 2011

Leading up to the release of Sounds of a Playground Fading, In Flames has filmed a series of webisodes recorded while the band was in the midst of recording their tenth album. The second out of six episodes has already been posted on YouTube. The clip features the band discussing guitarists Jesper Strömblad departure in […]

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Video: Free Reign Are “One Step Away” From Kicking Your Ass!

Posted by on April 28, 2011

What do you get two members of the Dallas Cowboys (singer Marc Colombo and bassist Leonard Davis) and one Miami Dolphin (drummer Cory Procter) form a metal band? You get Free Reign. Formed when all three were on the Cowboys together, Free Reign has just released their first full length record Heavier Than Metal, a follow […]

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Vampires Everywhere!…But On Stage

Posted by on April 28, 2011

One of Century Media Record’s big signings from 2010 was electronica/metalcore group Vampires Everywhere! Recently, though, the band’s singer Michael Vampire fell ill, which forced the band to miss numerous dates of their current tour with Brokencyde. While at the time no reason was given for their absence, the singer himself issued a statement regarding […]

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Dispute Over Playing Limp Bizkit Leads To Murder

Posted by on April 28, 2011

Who knew people still loved Limp Bizkit enough to go this far, eh? BrisbaneTimes.com.au reports that an Australian man was beaten to death over a drunken fight regarding Limp Bizkit’s music being played. Emmanuel McPherson, 48, repotedly objected when his flatmate, James Albert Madden, 24, played a Limp Bizkit album on his stereo. A physical […]

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Slayer Releases New Mobile App

Posted by on April 28, 2011

Slayer has released a new mobile app for the iPhone and Android.

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Bring Me The Horizon Drummer Forced To Miss U.K. Show

Posted by on April 28, 2011

Bring Me The Horizon’s drummer Matt Nicholls has been forced to drop off the band’s current U.K. tour due to suffering a broken arm. Architects drummer Dan Searle will be filling in.

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Interview: A Life Once Lost’s Doug Sabolick Talks New Label Home, Album

Posted by on April 28, 2011

A Life Once Lost kicked off 2011 with a bittersweet start. While they found a new label home in Season Of Mist, they also found themselves parting ways with drummer Justin Graves. However, that hasn’t stopped the band in the very least, as they pushed forward with more touring and preparation for a new album. […]

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College Radio Stations To Take A “Minute Of Silence”

Posted by on April 28, 2011

In the past few months, several college radio stations, including most recently Rice Univeristy’s KTRU, have been of having their licenses and even stations sold by the University. Well, the College Broadcasters Inc. and a majority of the student media outlets they represent want everyone to know the harm that this can cause. To increase […]

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