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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

It’s 4/20, isn’t it time you got some Sleep?

Posted by on April 20, 2018

You’ve got to hand it to Matt Pike and the rest of Sleep, not to mention Third Man Records. They did an amazing job of keeping a secret until, let’s say, at about 20 minutes after 4pm yesterday, when the word traveled like wildfire, or a smoke from a bong hit cough. Yep, today, 4/20, […]

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Album Premiere: Necropia, ‘Desecration Complex’

Posted by on April 19, 2018

We’ve been talking about Long Island’s Necropia for years now (literally, three of them). The tech-death band have been impressing New York City and it’s surrounding areas since their formation, but tomorrow, the band’s full-length debut album, Descecration Complex, will be out. You can preorder it here, but you don’t have to wait until tomorrow to […]

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Albuquerque’s metalhead mayor likes more than just Anthrax

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Yesterday, America met Albuquerque mayor Tim Keller via a New York Times article about the 40 year-old. The politician is introduced in the article by exclaiming that he believes in the power of metal while introducing Anthrax onstage. That’s pretty cool in and of itself, but what’s even better about the accompanying article isn’t just […]

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New York’s venue B.B. King’s is closing

Posted by on April 17, 2018

Over the past 12 years or so, the New York City concert landscape has changed pretty significantly. CBGB’s, of course, closed back in 2006. Other venues, like The Continental, Brownies and Luna Lounge followed suit, while the Knitting Factory moved to Brooklyn. Now another New York City venue has announced that they’re closing up shop, […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on April 16, 2018

  This weekend, the 20th incarnation of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. It’s a great lineup this year, with Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, Kamelot, Life Of Agony, Delain, Soulfly, Nile, Rivers of Nihil and many more playing, and we’re giving you an opportunity to […]

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Tesseract want you to “Smile” again

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Last year, Tesseract hit the road with Meshuggah and Megadeth, a great opening spot that probably opened up an entirely new audience for the band. To help give old fans and potential new ones something to listen to on that tour, they released “Smile,” a new track. With Sonder coming out this Friday (20), the band […]

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Hear Circa Survive’s Anthony Green play an acoustic version of Deftones’ “Diamond Eyes”

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green has a pretty expressive voice, and while it’s high pitch often gets him and his band lumped in with emo, it’s more than that. With his Studio 4 Acoustic Session album coming out, he’s released a song that appears on the album online – a cover of Deftones’ “Diamond Eyes.” […]

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Looks like Ghost’s female Nameless Ghoul is sticking around

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Now that Ghost have announced their fourth album, Prequelle, and released a video, the promotional blitz has started once again. However, amid all the hoopla, it seems to have been overlooked, or at least not mentioned much, that while the band’s “new” frontman is a Cardinal instead of a Pope, there’s another new face in band. […]

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This jazzy Andy Rehfeldt cover of “Master of Puppets” is masterful

Posted by on April 10, 2018

We’ve been singing the praises of Andy Rehfeldt for years now. A talented guitarist, he’s been making heavy songs light and light songs heavy since before becoming a YouTube celebrity was something that was monetizable. And while he’s taken on Ozzy, Slipknot and The Sound of Music in the past, he recently took on Metallica’s “Master […]

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Here’s a snippet of the new Ghost single, “Rats”

Posted by on April 10, 2018

The hype for Ghost’s fourth album has started with the unveiling of their “new” frontman, Cardinal Copia. And if you thought music wasn’t coming soon, well, you’d be wrong. There’s no official word on when “Rats” is coming out, but the band have performed it acoustically over the weekend, and are calling their tour, which […]

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