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Mastodon, Meshuggah, Deafheaven playing Bonnaroo 2014

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Meshuggah said they were planning to play North American festivals to celebrate its 25th anniversary. And now we know that one of those festivals will include Bonnaroo. Yet that’s just the icing on the cake, since also playing the four day music festival in Manchester, TN will be Mastodon and Deafheaven. The 2014 lineup was […]

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Dissident Aggression: Spending An Endless Night With TOAD

Posted by on June 24, 2013

Before we even get too deep into this “TOAD” is not a band name used as an homage to wart-inducing reptiles (or the little one in a tweed coat and trousers who hangs out with a frog…depending on your childhood memories).  No, TOAD is an acronym for Take Over And Destroy, which is exactly what […]

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Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA To Play With Beyonce At 2nd Annual Budweiser Fest

Posted by on April 10, 2013

What’s it sound like when a beer corporation and a music mogul team up for a festival? Pretty sweet from the lineup of the second annual Budweiser Made In America Festival lineup that was revealed earlier today. The Jay-Z-curated festival will return to Philadelphia again for a second year, with Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix […]

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Grace Perry Of Landmine Marathon: “Metal Has Grown Up”

Posted by on July 18, 2012

Taking the grindcore world by storm is Phoenix’s female-fronted Landmine Marathon. Heavily influenced by genre pioneers Napalm Death, they’ve toured with the likes of Warbringer, Nasum, and Prothestic Record labelmates Skeletonwitch. Personally selected by James Hetfield to play the inaugural Orion Music + More, the band is certainly headed in the right direction. Frontwoman Grace […]

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Rock Band 3 Might Actually Teach You Music

Posted by on June 15, 2010

The popularity of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises has long been met by musicians and people that don’t like fun complaining that “if you’re going to spend all that time playing a fake guitar, you might as well learn how to play a real one.” Well, with the release of Rock Band 3, you […]

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More Year-End Unlikely Metalheads

Posted by on December 15, 2009

Last week, we showed you that Andrew W.K., Sara Quinn (of Tegan and Sara) and porn star Sasha Grey like the metal, via their year-end picks for best music. A tipster (thanks Diana!) let us know that indie-cenric blog Pitchfork has unveiled their list of “Best of 2009” guest contributors, and some metal shows up on […]

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