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Venom Inc. North American tour starts next week – win tickets!

Posted by on May 28, 2016

When your band is influential enough to have a whole genre of metal named after one of your songs (that’d be “Black Metal”), then it’s safe to say you have a legacy. And when Venom founding members Jeffrey “Mantas” Dunn and Anthony “Abbadon” Bray formed Venom Inc. last year with onetime member Tony “Demolition Man” […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 27th – Nothing Stands in Our Way

Posted by on May 27, 2016

  As we roll into summer, more and more great bands are releasing their new albums, filling the charts with heavy music. The summer touring season is always a great time for new releases, and we’re getting into that period in full swing. Just look at the list of new music coming out today – […]

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Just in time for Summer, here’s black ice cream

Posted by on May 27, 2016

  Food in and of itself isn’t particularly metal. Sure, maybe devil’s food cake, but there’s nothing particularly Satanic about it. However, you can alter the presentation of food to make it metal and/or goth, like the Slayer pizza. Or, like Burger King you can make it black. However, if you don’t want to a) go […]

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Six years later, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn gets stolen guitars back

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Whenever you hear about gear getting stolen from a band or artist, there’s usually a bad ending. Or actually no ending at all, as the majority of gear isn’t recovered. That’s probably what Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn assumed when his house in Martinez, CA was robbed back in 2010.  Four guitars were taken, including a […]

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Ranking AC/DC’s songs that say “rock” in them

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Tomorrow, comedian Jim Breuer will release his debut music album, Songs From the Garage, on Metal Blade Records. As we’ve mentioned before, the album, which was produced and features guitar from Volbeat/Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano, has now-former AC/DC vocalist and friend of Breuer Brian Johnson on two songs . Not surprisingly, both of the songs Johnson appears on […]

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