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Petition started to remove Attila from Skate and Surf Fest

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Yesterday, the initial lineup for Asbury Park’s Skate and Surf Festival was revealed, and there were a few metal and hardcore acts mixed in alongside the emo and hardcore, Attila among them. It hasn’t taken long for there to be backlash about their addition to the lineup. In fact, there’s already a petition to remove […]

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Metal Power Rankings: AC/DC rocks a second week at the top

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, AC/DC shows staying power, Mastodon tops some year end […]

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Kylesa, Cancer Bats, Ulver on Black Sabbath tribute album

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cleopatra Records has made put out some pretty interesting tribute albums in the past. The last one we remember is the sort of funny in theory but not super easy to listen to Thriller – a Tribute to Michael Jackson. Many of the label’s other releases are tributes produced by onetime KISS guitarist Bob Kulick, and while […]

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Interview: Brock Lindow of 36 Crazyfists talks new album, Alaska metal scene

Posted by on December 19, 2014

36 Crazyfists vocalist Brock Lindow is happy to be in New York. Doing the press rounds for the band’s Spinefarm debut, Time and Trauma, Lindow has already gone ice skating for an interview, he’s having a meeting after our interview at a hockey game, and we run into him later in the evening at the Crowbar show (yes […]

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Dude overdubs Primus’ music over Willy Wonka, awesomeness ensues

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Earlier this year, Primus released Primus & the Chocolate Factory, their take on the soundtrack of the cult 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. It isn’t a note for note remake of the soundtrack, but Vimeo user Charlie Mahoney took it upon himself to sync Primus’ album with the film. If you’re a Primus fan, you’ll […]

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