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Primus give Riot Fest fans the Tool cover they were hoping for

Posted by on September 15, 2014

It’s been a while since Tool released any music, and it’ll probably be a while before you hear any new music from them. However, fans of Primus and drummer Danny Carey to to hear a song this past weekend at Chicago’s Riot Fest. The presence of Carey, filling in for the recuperating Tim “Herb” Alexander on […]

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Entirely black chickens and burgers are very metal

Posted by on September 12, 2014

We already know that the official color of metal is black. So if you’re truly metal, you’ll probably want to head to Burger King or eat some chicken. You could probably do both of those right now, but you wouldn’t truly be doing it the metal way. See, there are now burgers and chicken that […]

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Fear Factory sign to Nuclear Blast, new album coming early 2015

Posted by on September 12, 2014

Ever since Monte Conner made the jump to Nuclear Blast, he’s consistently brought over some of the bands that we worked with when he was the longtime head of A&R at Roadrunner Records. Now Fear Factory is joining Machine Head, Soulfly, and Within Temptation as onetime Roadrunner bands on the label. The band will be […]

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Code Orange tops the Billboard vinyl charts

Posted by on September 12, 2014

Code Orange’s sophomore effort, I Am King, tops the Billboard Vinyl Album charts this week. To compare, Every Time I Die’s From Parts Unknown and Mastodon’s Once More ‘Round the Sun peaked at #3. Drummer Jami Morgan explained the new album in a recent interview. “I Am King is about embracing yourself to be better than you think you are, […]

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Slipknot bassist’s identity most likely solved

Posted by on September 12, 2014

As soon as the admittedly pretty solid video for Slipknot’s “The Devil In I” was released, many started scrutinizing it to see if the new bassist and drummer were in it. They are indeed, and while there aren’t all that many shots of them in the video, which features the band’s new masks, there were […]

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