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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

What are Metallica announcing on Monday?

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Mondays – they’re the worst, right? Well, as we get set to head out for the weekend, Metallica has given us something to look forward to.  Something cryptic, of course, but still cool. In fact, the above (and below) image is all they’re saying. So what could it be? Maybe a new song or a […]

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Chris Barnes believe Florida shooting survivors are “crisis actors”

Posted by on February 23, 2018

    The term “crisis actor” has been around for a while. Actors portray victims and fake injuries during emergency drills. However, in the past few years, ever since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, it’s taken on a completely different meaning, as alt right talk show hosts like Alex Jones have co-opted the term […]

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Vattnet have broken up

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Vattnet have had a pretty interesting journey. Starting out as Vattnet Vixkar, the band evolved over the course of three albums from a death metal band to a post-rock one, softening their approach and shortening their name to Vattnet. While many fans were on board, it turns out that that’s not enough, and the band’s […]

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Muse states that the guitar is no longer a lead instrument

Posted by on February 21, 2018

  We’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Muse. The British band started out as a band that combined the rock spectacle of Queen with the songwriting chops of Radiohead before they got freaked out by people liking their song-based music. Not to mention the fact that the end of their song […]

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Chris Cornell’s widow talks about his addiction

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Today on Good Morning America, Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky made her first appearance on TV since her husband committed suicide last year. She spoke about his addiction, stating that there’s no way he would have killed himself had he not been on prescription drugs. While he’d battled prescription drugs and alcohol in the past, he’d been […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What bands should play the final Warped Tour?

Posted by on February 21, 2018

This past weekend, the Vans Warped Tour found itself in a bit of a Twitter dispute over what bands should appear on the lineup of its final run this summer. Unsurprisingly the talk centered around what ‘00s punk and emo bands fans would like to see play a 30 minute set in amphitheater parking lots one last time. […]

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Interview: Municipal Waste’s Tony Foresta talks Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour; win a tour prize pack

Posted by on February 20, 2018

You need to look no further than GWAR or Lamb of God to know that Richmond, VA is a town that cultivates creative people that like heavy music. Municipal Waste and Iron Reagan frontman Tony Foresta is among them, as are Mr. Pickles creators Dave Stewart and Will Carsola. With Municipal Waste hitting the road […]

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Scott Stapp sued for $1.2 million by Art of Anarchy

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Art of Anarchy hasn’t had an easy run as a band. The band, which features former Guns n’ Roses guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Disturbed bassist John Moyer and brothers Jon and Vince Votta, launched a few years back with Scott Weiland as their featured vocalist. Obviously, that didn’t work out, but even before Weiland’s death, […]

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe doesn’t want your thoughts and prayers

Posted by on February 19, 2018

Another week, another senseless gun massacre. While last week’s Florida school shooting killed 17, and caught the attention of the world, it sadly will likely be forgotten as soon as the next shooting happens. There are multiple reactions to the tragedy, with some saying that it’s not guns that were the issue, but mental illness. […]

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Is KISS ready to retire?

Posted by on February 19, 2018

  KISS has been rocking and rolling nearly every night and partying most days since the early ’70s. And as bands like Rush, Black Sabbath, and Lynyrd Skynyrd have or are announcing their final tours, there will come a time when even KISS call it a day. No one knows when that’s going to be, […]

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