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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley plays Cannibal Corpse during drum solo

Posted by on November 22, 2017

The Venn diagram of people that like emo turned pop band Fall Out BOy and death metal legends Cannibal Corpse is probably pretty small, but Andy Hurley is one of them. The drummer, who also plays in The Damned Things alongside members of Anthrax and Every Time I Die, is a known metal fan (along […]

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Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist says Kurt Cobain is burning in hell for plagiarism

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist Madonna Wayne Gacy (who’s real name is Stephen Bier) hasn’t been in the band for a decade, but is attempting to keep himself relevant by making noise with a computer keyboard. A month ago, he wished suffering on his former singer, and he’s also called out Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell […]

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Decibel Magazine names their top 40 metal albums of 2017

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Usually, the end of November means that its time for publications to start their year end lists. However, Decibel decided to get a jump on the competition and have already named their 40 favorite metal albums of the year. You’ll probably want to pick up the January issue of the magazine, since it also comes with […]

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Let’s put the X in sexual harassment; Gene Simmons accused by two women

Posted by on November 21, 2017

To paraphrase a famous saying, nothing is certain but death, taxes, and the fact that Gene Simmons is sexist. The aging KISS bassist, now banned from Fox News for life, built his reputation on songs like “Love Gun” and “Lick it Up” and once told NPR’s Terry Gross to spread her legs for him. However, […]

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Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman plays with The Prodigy

Posted by on November 20, 2017

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman’s day gig is coming to an end in just over a month. The guitarist and founder of the band will have time to concentrate on projects outside of DEP, which he did last year with Giraffe Tongue Orhcestra. And while that side project, which included members of Mastodon and […]

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dead at 64

Posted by on November 18, 2017

AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young has died at 64. Young, who had been suffering from dementia for the last three years, had been replaced by his cousin Stevie on guitar for the Rock or Bust, the band’s most recent album and tour. It’s being reported that he died with his family by his […]

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Suicide Silence frontman Eddie Hermida apologizes to woman in wake of accusation

Posted by on November 17, 2017

In the wake of Harvey Weinstein’s downfall and the #metoo movement, a lot of inappropriate action by men in power has come to light. Kevin Spacey, Roy Moore, Louis CK, the singer of Brand New, and as of yesterday, senator Al Franken have all been accused of sexual misconduct at the very least, and as […]

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Machine Head go “Beyond the Pale” with first single from ‘Catharsis’

Posted by on November 17, 2017

We’ve known that Machine Head were working on a new album for a while now, and we’ve also known it would be called Catharsis. Given that a world tour is starting in January, it wasn’t that much of a stretch to imagine that the album would be out then, and the band have not only confirmed a […]

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Billy Corgan defends Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger

Posted by on November 14, 2017

Remember Smashing Pumpkins? Their breakthrough album Siamese Dream is a stone cold classic, but around the time they changed their name to The Smashing Pumpkins and insisted everyone call them that, we kind of lost interest in the pretentiousness of it all. Frontman Billy Corgan has followed suit, as he’s now calling himself William Patrick Corgan after […]

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Stone Sour announce 2018 tour dates with Halestorm

Posted by on November 14, 2017

Stone Sour’s Hydrograd was a #1 album when it was released in June, the first time in their 15 year career that’s happened. And while they toured in support of the album earlier this year with Korn and just appeared on Knotfest, they’ll kick off 2018 afloat, on the ShipRocked cruise. After that, they’ll be hitting […]

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