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Interview: Jake Bowen talks solo material, next Periphery album, backing tracks

Posted by on November 13, 2017

WMSC/Montclair’s The Metal Teddy Bear Experience caught up with Periphery guitarist Jake Bowen on Thursday when they played a sold out show at New York City’s Playstation Theater. They spoke about his electronic music project with Misha Mansoor, the next Periphery album, Nolly Getgood’s participation with the band since he departed, and fast food. You […]

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Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto on how band will commemorate 10th anniversary of ‘Shogun,’ Heafy’s vocals

Posted by on November 6, 2017

Recently, WMSC/Montclair NJ’s The Metal Teddy Bear Experience interviewed Trivium’s Paolo Gregolleto. With the band currently on tour in support of The Sin and The Sentence, the radio show spoke to him about whether they would be commemorating next year’s 10th anniversary of Shogun, what other songs in their catalog they’d like to play, and an update on […]

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Slipknot has seven or eight songs written for new album

Posted by on November 1, 2017

In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, percussionist, “Clown” M. Shawn Crahan, mentioned that Slipknot has seven or eight tracks written for their forthcoming album. He also provided some other updates about the whole process: “‘The Gray Chapter’ was pretty much the final learning velocity of our career. We had to replace a bass player, […]

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Interview: Carmine and Vinny Appice talk brotherhood, favorite albums they’ve played on

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Legendary drummer brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice have just released a new studio album, Sinister. Aside from their live album Drum Wars – Live (2014), this is essentially their debut collaborative record together. Carmine’s career traces back to the sixties, as he worked with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, and more while Vinny has […]

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Dave Mustaine talks about recovering from his hand injury

Posted by on October 30, 2017

Back in 2002, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine experienced an unfortunate hand injury that damaged the radial nerve in his arm and left him with barely any functionality in his hand. Doctors told Mustaine that he would never play guitar again, and at the time, he disbanded Megadeth. However, he proved the doctors wrong, regaining the […]

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