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Tag Archives: Alex Rudinger

Last night’s ‘Rick and Morty’ theme got a metal makeover

Posted by on September 18, 2017

For those who watched last night’s (17) “Morty’s Mind Blowers” episode of Rick and Morty were in for a treat. The Adult Swim animated show featured an alternative version to the theme song at the end of the credits, which was a metal makeover. This version was created by producer/musician Jason Suecof (Trivium, Chimaira) and […]

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Interview: Mike Semesky of Ordinance discusses Roman history and even more concept albums

Posted by on February 5, 2016

When we last talked to Mike Semesky, he spoke at length about the debut of his project Rest Among Ruins and his love for concept albums. Now, the Maryland native is back with another concept piece, the sophomore album The Ides of March for his band Ordinance. Following our debut of the track “Of the Fatherland” last week, […]

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Song premiere: Ordinance, “Of the Fatherland”

Posted by on January 21, 2016

I learned one very important thing in 2015: if you want to make a concept album, just call Mike Semesky. The singer of Raunchy and Rest Among Ruins is some sort of concept album prodigy, as evidenced by Rest Among Ruins’ full-length debut last year. Not taking any time to rest on his laurels, Semesky is back […]

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Interview: Mike Semesky of Raunchy and Rest Among Ruins loves concept albums

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Mike Semesky is no stranger to the life of a career musician. The frontman of Danish titans Raunchy has a musical resume that would inspire shock and awe in seasoned veterans twice his age. Semesky has recently added to that impressive resume with Fugue, the debut album from his progressive side project Rest Among Ruins. We […]

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Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow Raise Over $15K For New Album (Also Feat. Cannibal Corpse’s Alex Webster)

Posted by on July 23, 2013

The teaming of former Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis and musician Keith Merrow was inevitable, but an album wasn’t a definite until the duo raised more than $15,000 via Indiegogo. Loomis and Merrow, who have also recruited Alex Webster of Cannibal Corpse and Alex Rudinger of The Faceless for their newly named band Conquering Dystopia, will […]

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The Faceless Unleash First-Ever Video for “Deconsecrate”

Posted by on February 19, 2013

It’s hard to believe after the considerable success of last year’s Metal Insider favorite Autotheism, but The Faceless has never recorded an official music video…that is, until now.  “Deconsecrate” from Autotheism has been released in music video form, and in keeping with the album’s theme of self-worship, it features the band taking over a church by force. […]

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The Faceless Announces New Drummer

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Last week, The Faceless continued their reputation of multiple lineup changes with the departure of drummer Lyle Cooper. And today, the tech-death metal group has announced who their new drummer is…though the answer shouldn’t surprise you. The Faceless has confirmed that Alex Rudinger is their new full-time drummer. Considering that Rudinger has been the one […]

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The HAARP Machine Lose Three Members

Posted by on January 25, 2013

And then there was one… It was announced today that vocalist Mike Semesky, drummer Alex Rudinger, and bassist Ollie Rooney have left The HAARP Machine. This currently leaves guitarist Al Mu’min as the only member left. The three exiting members issued the joint statement, essentially pointing the blame directly at Mu’min: “Due to irreconcilable personal […]

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Drummer Lyle Cooper Officially Splits From The Faceless

Posted by on January 24, 2013

When The Faceless performed in Mexico this past weekend with Alex Rudinger of The HAARP Machine on drums, it made many question whether drummer Lyle Cooper was still in the group or not. Well, it didn’t take long for Cooper to confirm that he is no longer in the band. Cooper confirmed his departure via the following […]

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Has The Faceless Parted Ways With Yet Another Drummer?

Posted by on January 23, 2013

The Faceless took 2012 by storm with their latest album, Autotheism. However, the tech death metal group are no strangers to lineup changes. That’s why it’s easy to speculate whether drummer Lyle Cooper is still in the band, considering he was absent from The Faceless’ shows in Mexico this past weekend. Metal Sucks were the […]

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