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65 year-old spoken word poet turned on to doom metal

Posted by on April 18, 2015

Do you like Electric Wizard? If so, your heart is about to be warmed. As one of the most popular doom metal bands, not only does their music touch discerning metal fans everywhere, it also extends to African American poets in their ’60s. A Reddit user posted the following yesterday, with the title “Hello, I’m […]

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Tour buses carrying two different bands involved in crash

Posted by on April 17, 2015

We often report on the hazards of touring, be it vans getting broken into or something much worse. In a notoriously dangerous stretch of highway on I-70 in Aurora, CO, 12 were injured when a bus carrying crew members of indie rock band Twin Shadow struck a semitrailer, then hit another bus carrying crew members […]

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Metal Power Rankings Special: New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2015

Posted by on April 17, 2015

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. We’re writing this from the upstairs at the New England […]

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Periphery do The Bad Thing live and on camera

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Periphery just released a live video for “The Bad Thing” from Juggernaut: Omega, half of their double album effort along with Juggernaut: Alpha. This song made its online premiere in December of 2014, with the two discs coming out this past January. Drummer Matt Halpern told Billboard about the latest video: “We thought that a live performance for ‘The Bad […]

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