Tag Archives: Corrosion Of Conformity

Chicago Open Air Festival takes over Toyota Park for inaugural Event

Posted by on July 21, 2016

This past weekend, Danny Wilmer Presents (DWP), the group behind World’s Loudest Month in May every year, stepped up their Festival game by creating the first ever Chicago Open Air Festival. From July 15-17, over 75,000 people converged on the small town of Bridgeview, Illinois for what was promised as a weekend we would not forget. With […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metallica guest appearances

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Today, Heart released the title track of their forthcoming album, Beautiful Broken, via Rolling Stone. What makes it worthy of being written about here is that the upbeat, riffy rock song, originally released as a bonus track on the band’s 2012 album, features Metallica’s James Hetfield on background and occasional lead vocals. The 2:30 song is punchy enough that it […]

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Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin has seizure; band to continue tour without him

Posted by on June 6, 2016

Staying healthy on road isn’t an easy proposition. Given all the travel that takes place, there aren’t always good food options, and musicians will often find themselves chowing down on unhealthy food at a rest area. Chances are, they’re touring in a van, which doesn’t really lend itself to all that much sleep. And then there’s the […]

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Metallica’s James Hetfield joins C.O.C. onstage in Oakland

Posted by on May 30, 2016

Corrosion of Conformity have been on a roll since reforming the Anomisity-era lineup in 2010. However, it was last year when Down’s Pepper Keenan rejoined the band that things really started taking off. The guitarist and singer, who joined the band in 1989, but took over on vocals for 1994’s’s southern rock-influenced Deliverance, had never quit the band, but […]

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Clutch joined by COC’s Pepper Keenan for “Spacegrass”

Posted by on May 19, 2016

Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity are no strangers, having toured togetherback in the ’90s as they were both southern bands on their way up. The two bands are currently on the road together with Lamb of God, and Clutch have been comfortable enough to allow COC’s Pepper Keenan to take the stage to lay down […]

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Photos/Recap: Lamb of God, Clutch, C.O.C. give Portland, ME something to die for

Posted by on May 12, 2016

Richmond, VA’s finest metallers Lamb of God are currently melting faces across the United States with Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity. Metal Insider contributing photographer and writer Nathan Katsiaficas caught up with the tour as it made its way to northernmost New England, at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine on May 9th. The evening’s show […]

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Down far from done, Pepper Keenan says

Posted by on April 4, 2016

It’s  been a rough year for Phil Anselmo, for obvious reasons. His racist outburst at the Dimebash overshadowed the legacy of Pantera’s late guitarist, and also that of his bands and label. And while he’s been keeping a low profile as of late, and cancelled Down’s Summer touring schedule in the wake of his actions. […]

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Amnesia Rockfest announces lineup for 2016 as Cavaleras battle

Posted by on March 24, 2016

Canada may not be on the same level as Europe when it comes about rock and metal festivals but they are working their way there with massive festivals across their maple-y country. Amnesia Rockfest is one of the biggest festivals our northern neighbors have and, aside from being the set of cheesy porn videos, they […]

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Rock’N Derby adds Corrosion of Conformity, Avatar and more

Posted by on March 22, 2016

After last year’s Food Truck and Rock Festival came to Clark, NJ, a suburb about half an hour from New York, many thought that this might be an annual event. That apparently wasn’t meant to be, but another music festival by the same promoter, the Rock’N Derby. looks to be taking it’s place. Schaghticoke, NY isn’t […]

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Chicago Open Air lineup reveals stacked lineup

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Rammstein alone was probably enough for many to decide they wanted to to go to the inaugural Chicago Open Air festival when they were announced as the first band last week. Yesterday, the festival, taking place July 15, 16 and 17, announced the rest of their lineup and pound for pound, it’s more impressive for […]

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