Tag Archives: Killing Joke

Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist says Kurt Cobain is burning in hell for plagiarism

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist Madonna Wayne Gacy (who’s real name is Stephen Bier) hasn’t been in the band for a decade, but is attempting to keep himself relevant by making noise with a computer keyboard. A month ago, he wished suffering on his former singer, and he’s also called out Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell […]

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Let’s argue about Rolling Stone’s top 20 metal albums list

Posted by on December 10, 2015

Last week, Rolling Stone named their top 50 albums of the year. No big surprises, in that Keith Richards and James Taylor were up on the list. and one metal album, or arguably metal album, was. That album was Marilyn Manson’s The Pale Emperor, which also tops their just-published list on Rollingstone.com of the 20 best metal albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/25: TSO returns to the charts

Posted by on November 25, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the list of debuts is much shorter than it was a month ago, they always have some heavy hitters in there. This week, the debuts are spearheaded by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, a band that, […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/18: The charts bleed records

Posted by on November 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here we begin to see the list of debuts shortening as the end of the year closes in. That said, they still aren’t lacking in substance (something especially evident looking at the list of […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/11: The charts have gone Def

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A handful of albums have dropped off of the charts this week, but you probably won’t notice since, yet again, we have a slew of new debuts added to Metal By Numbers. It’s the […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/4: Sphere are the charts

Posted by on November 5, 2015

Being the start of November, you may notice the list of debuts growing shorter as is wont to happen during the holiday season. Case in point, music for next year is started to get hyped up from the likes of Megadeth, Anthrax, and more. Of course, a short list of new material certainly doesn’t mean […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 23rd – New Uprising

Posted by on October 23, 2015

The past few weeks have been a varied mix of different types of heavy music being released, and this week is no different. Check out this week’s new albums and see what you like!   Killing Joke, Pylon (Spinefarm) With a career spanning nearly four decades, Killing Joke has perfected their style and influenced scores of […]

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Prong cover album artwork, full track listing revealed

Posted by on January 13, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the March 31 release of legendary trio Prong’s first full-length cover album, Songs From The Black Hole, since November. We knew some of the covers that we could expect on the upcoming album, but now the full track listing has been unveiled, as well as the album art. TRACK LISTING: 1. […]

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Who is (was) Iceman Thesis?

Posted by on June 23, 2014

Last weekend, the the UK’s Download Festival had a bit of a mystery, as an unknown band called Iceman Thesis took to the stage wearing masks and played what was billed as their first and last show. Actually, that’s incorrect. At the same time, on different stages, two separate bands, each called Iceman Thesis, played […]

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