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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Former Malevolent Creation vocalist Bret Hoffman dead at 51

Posted by on July 7, 2018

It’s always sad to report another death in the metal community, especially when it’s one that happens earlier than it should. That’s the case with original Malevolent Creation vocalist Bret Hoffman, who has died from colorectal cancer at 51. Blabbermouth reports that Hoffman’s wife, Kimberly Karan Hoffman announced his death on Facebook, saying”Today is the […]

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Vinnie Paul reportedly had a massive heart attack

Posted by on June 24, 2018

While Vinnie Paul died this past Friday, the metal community lost one of it’s best drummers, but also one of it’s best party hosts. And while a cause of death has yet to be determined, several reports have been circulating around about the circumstances surrounding it. TMZ yesterday reported that he died in his sleep. […]

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Report: Vinnie Paul died in his sleep

Posted by on June 23, 2018

While there’s still been no further statement regarding the death of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul last night, TMZ quotes family members as saying that the drummer, who was 54, died in his sleep.  Vinnie’s family tells TMZ … he died in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. His body’s been turned over to […]

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Slayer meets Wham! in amazing mashup

Posted by on June 13, 2018

Bill McClintock is the same dude that mashed up Bill Withers’ “Use Me” and Pantera’s “Mouth for War,” as well as the best Ratt/Marvin Gaye mashup ever (and probably the only one ever). How could he top himself? How about with one of the most iconic sax refrains of the ’80s mashed up with the […]

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St. Vincent shreds Pantera, Tool acoustically

Posted by on June 11, 2018

Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, is a very unique, almost indescribable, artist. While fitting under the umbrella of indie rock, she’s a great guitarist, has collaborated with David Byrne, some of her songs are electronic, and she’s even copped to stealing a Pantera riff on “Bring me Your Loves” from her last album. […]

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System of a Down update: New album coming maybe never, says John Dolmayan

Posted by on June 11, 2018

It’s been over 12 years since System of a Down released their double album, Mezmerize/Hypnotize. Since then, the band have toured sporadically and been involved with multiple other projects, and while the flames were fanned when the band said that they had new music they were working on back in 2016, nothing’s come of it yet. […]

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Exclusive premiere: Sepultura, “Orgasmatron” live in Barcelona 1991

Posted by on June 7, 2018

On June 15th, Rhino Records will release an expanded edition of Sepultura’s fourth album, Arise. While the Brazilian thrash titans had been around since 1984, their second release for Roadrunner Records was the one that broke through in America, perhaps due to the classic “Dead Embryonic Cells.” And while a remastered version of that album alone […]

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Ghost fans raise over $7,000 for fan that died at show

Posted by on June 5, 2018

Last Thursday’s Ghost show should have been a joyous affair. On the eve of Prequelle‘s release, they were playing a sold-out show in Milwaukee to be followed by an in-store where fans could purchase the album. However, they cut the show short and cancelled the in-store after Jeffrey Fortune, a Ghost fan, died of natural causes, […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Should As I Lay Dying lay dormant?

Posted by on June 5, 2018

It’s been six years since As I Lay Dying released any new music … as a result of singer Tim Lambesis’ actions five years ago. But after posting a teaser video this past weekend, Lambesis appears to be fulfilling a promise he made shortly after his release from prison last year. It remains unclear whether Lambesis is reforming As I […]

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I peed in Korn’s food: Marilyn Manson

Posted by on May 25, 2018

Recently, Marilyn Manson sat down with Rob Zombie to chat about the duo’s upcoming summer tour. Typical promotion, right? Sure, but during an exchange about the first time they heard each other’s music, Zombie mentioned that the first time he’d heard Manson’s music was back in 1995, when an early tour found the band sandwiched […]

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