Quantcast

Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Thy Art Is Murder’s CJ McMahon says drugs, money led to his temporary departure from band

Posted by on February 24, 2017

There’s been a reversal of fortune for Thy Art is Murder frontman CJ McMahon. Back at the end of 2015, he’d left the band, stating that he just wasn’t making enough money. They continued on for another year, but at the beginning of this year, McMahon rejoined the band onstage at the Unify Festival, then made […]

Read more

Russian The Exploited fan stabbed to death in after confronting neo-nazis

Posted by on February 23, 2017

  While it’s certainly not anything new, clashes between anti-fascists (or Antifa) and those they’re in opposition to have been in the news quite a bit more in the past year or so. Last June, an Antifa activist sprayed pepper spray into a crowd at a Taake show. Later that year, pressure from the loosely organized faction led […]

Read more

Rob Zombie is (kinda) in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2’

Posted by on February 23, 2017

If you saw Guardians of the Galaxy like most people, you might have missed something kind of metal about it. In the film, the Ravager’s GPS was voiced by Rob Zombie. Unless you’re Rob himself or a film obsessive, you probably didn’t notice that. We sure didn’t. However, Zombie posted today that he’d be returning to […]

Read more

No, that’s not Taylor Swift wearing a Veil of Maya shirt

Posted by on February 23, 2017

  We’re at that point in pop culture where it’s not uncommon to see pop stars co-opting metal style to appear edgy. Justin Bieber’s a Metallica fan, Lady Gaga actually jammed with them, and Rihanna rocked a Krokus shirt on her tour while making her own death metal logo. Taylor Swift, on the other hand? […]

Read more

Gojira welcome you to “The Cell” with new video

Posted by on February 23, 2017

While they might not have won anything at the Grammys, a lot more people are aware of Gojira than were before. And with the band heading out on tour this Spring, they’ve chosen to release another video from Magma. “The Cell” is a black and white video that uses a lot of fast cuts, live footage, thermal […]

Read more

Do we have a release date for a Queens of the Stone Age single?

Posted by on February 22, 2017

As this past fall’s Avenged Sevenfold rollout proved, it’s that you can’t just trust anything you see on the internet. So we’re taking this with a grain of salt, but there just might be a release date for new music from Queens of the Stone Age. Theprp has shown an image that features a song […]

Read more

Here’s Metallica, Slipknot and more played without distortion

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Ever wonder what some of your favorite metal songs would sound like without distortion? YouTubers Joey and Brandon did and made a two-minute medley of tracks by the likes of Metallica, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Born of Osiris, Slayer, Job For A Cowboy, Pantera and A Day To Remember. It’s not the first time this has been […]

Read more

Immortal Bird’s van stolen in Brooklyn

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Last night, we hit Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar to see Darkest Hour headline a sold-out show. Immortal Bird, one of the openers, put on a show that impressed the near-sold out crowd, then went to a friend’s house before their show in Boston tonight. Sometime after 3am, after the Chicago quartet parked their van in Bay Ridge, […]

Read more

Say hello to this “metal” cover of Adele’s entire ’25’ album

Posted by on February 22, 2017

As if Adele’s 25 album wasn’t everywhere already after picking up every Grammy it was nominated for, now there’s a project called Re-Cover that’s taken it upon themselves to cover the entire album in a Warped Tour-like version of metal. If somehow you haven’t been in a soccer mom’s minivan or flipped past whatever radio station in […]

Read more

Ten Second Songs returns with “Chop Suey,” in styles of Bee Gees, Ghost and more

Posted by on February 22, 2017

David Vincent, better known by his moniker Ten Second Songs, has a hell of a lot of fun making songs in different styles. What does he do with a song that’s as stylistically odd as System of A Down’s “Chop Suey?” Makes is his own, or more effectively, 20 different other artists’. There’s rave (Tiesto), […]

Read more