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Anthrax caught in a beer called Wardance

Posted by on January 25, 2017

It looks like Anthrax finally got the time to sit down to expand their lifelong dream of having their own brand of beer. Sometime last year, a few members grabbed a few brews at New York City’s West Village bar Daddy-O and ended up talking to owner Phil Casacelli on wanting to have their own […]

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Dead Skin Cask? Slayer have a beer now

Posted by on October 16, 2015

Hey, remember when founding Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died back in 2013 from cirrhosis of the liver? Apparently the rest of Slayer didn’t, because if you’re in Sweden, you can now pick up your very own Slayer beer. The band’s “666 Red Ale” is 6.5 ABV, which seems about 1.5% off to us. And if […]

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Kataklysm, Behemoth to release own beers

Posted by on June 12, 2015

As Forrest Gump would say, beer and heavy metal go together like peas and carrots. Whether it be drinking it at a show, if you can stomach the usually outrageous price tag, or just hanging out with your buddies with a record on, alcohol and music go hand in hand. To that matter, two extreme […]

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Triple threat: Along with record, Tombs launches beer, coffee

Posted by on July 18, 2014

Lots of bands have their own beer, or even make their own beer, as we saw last week from Within The Ruins. But launching both a beer AND a coffee brand? Expect nothing less from Brooklyn’s Tombs. They just released their new album, Savage Gold, and are launching a new beer this week with Ardmore, […]

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Making Beer Is No ‘Trouble’ For Jeff Olson

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Another year, another beer-and-metal collaboration. Jeff “Oly” Olson, the original drummer for legendary doom metal band Trouble and founding member of Retro Grave, has spent the last few years working for Portland, Maine brewery Allagash. For 2014, the brewery has announced a new stout called Red Howes, which is the creation of Allagash and Olson. […]

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New Iron Maiden Trooper Beer Will Run You Through

Posted by on March 12, 2013

It seems like every legendary band is getting their own booze nowadays. And now the one and only Iron Maiden will be bringing something new to the table as well. Maiden has worked together with Robinsons brewery to bring you Trooper, a premium British ale that grants you the ability to withstand musket fire (or […]

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Motörhead Launch Own Beer In Sweden; We’re Officially Jealous Of Sweden

Posted by on June 13, 2012

Man, the Swedish have everything. A bikini team, Amon Amarth, and now, their very own Motörhead beer. As if having their own wine wasn’t enough, Motörhead are branching out into beer. Motörhead Bastards Lager is available by the case via Sweden’s state liquor shop, Systembolaget. Sadly, that’s the only place in the world it’s available for now. If you’re wondering […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Five: Pumpkin Beer With Guest Blogger Richard Christy

Posted by on September 26, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. In addition to sometimes wearing an adult diaper, Richard Christy wears many hats. He’s the drummer for Charred Walls of the Damned, whose second album, Cold Winds on Timeless Days will be coming out on October11 on Metal Blade. He’s […]

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Craft Brewing Mirrors the Independent Metal Scene

Posted by on June 5, 2009

I’ll credit Hypebot and Suburban Home Records owner (and all-around good dude) Virgil Dickerson for finding this video and the writeup, but the similarities between the independent brewing and music scenes is something I’ve been talking about for some time. I got into craft and micro brewing a few years ago, and the thing that […]

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