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Dead Cross announce North American Tour

Posted by on May 22, 2017

Hardcore band Dead Cross, featuring members Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox), Michael Crain (Retox, Festival of Dead Deer) and Mike Patton (Faith No More, Tomahawk) will release their debut album on August 4th via Ipecac Recordings. We’ve already heard the song “Grave Slave” and can only expect greatness. To […]

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Hot Topic having massive metal t-shirt sale

Posted by on May 16, 2017

If you were raised in the woods of Norway or live in a major city, the thought of a Hot Topic might not appeal to you, but in suburbs and mall culture everywhere, they’re really a gateway to metal. Once a place to buy CDs, it’s also where you could pick up a metal shirt […]

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Listen to a new Dead Cross song as Mike Patton, Dave Lombardo talk album

Posted by on May 4, 2017

Dead Cross was already an exciting band, and that was even before Mike Patton joined them Now with the band’s debut self-titled album coming out on August 4th, the band have not only premiered a new song, “Grave Slave” via Rolling Stone, but chatted about how the album came about. It turns out that drummer […]

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Slayer’s Tom Araya calls America a nation of crybabies, said he was trolling with Trump pic

Posted by on April 17, 2017

We’ll cut right to the chase here and address the headline: in an interview with a Chilean radio station, Slayer’s Tom Araya says the following:  “That’s what America has become. It’s become a bunch of people that… because they didn’t get their way, they’re mad. I shared a picture that I thought was funny. They […]

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Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden among those called out by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament at rock hall induction

Posted by on April 10, 2017

While we didn’t attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday, with the exception of Rush’s Geddy Lee playing bass with Yes as they were inducted, it doesn’t appear like we missed all that much. Journey was inducted, and while Steve Perry was present, he didn’t perform with the band, despite media […]

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Limp Bizkit made Kerry King want to quit music

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Even though “Stain of Mind” had some people saying that Slayer were a nu-metal band when it came out in 1998, it’s pretty safe to say that the band were never fans of the genre, which was at it’s commercial peak towards the end of the decade when the band released Diabolus In Musica. However, inan […]

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Listen to this guy growl over a Steppenwolf cover on Quebec’s ‘The Voice’

Posted by on March 28, 2017

Last week, some dude was on Quebec’s version of The Voice, and his rendition of Necrophagist’s “Stabwound” actually got him picked to move forward. Louis-Paul Gauvreau returned this past week, and instead of singing German death metal, this week he did a duet on Steppenwolf’s “Born to be Wild.”  We prefer Slayer’s cover of the song, […]

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Dead Cross post first song with new singer Mike Patton

Posted by on March 19, 2017

We’ve been looking forward to hearing Dead Cross since we first heard about Dave Lombardo forming a band with members of The Locust. We even got to hear a song, “We’ll Sleep When They’re Dead,” from the band. Then Retox’s Gabe Serbian left the band and was replaced by Mike Patton and we got really […]

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It’s official: Slayer, Lamb of God, Behemoth touring this Summer

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Yesterday, word got out that Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth might be touring together in what would be one of the most metal tours of the summer. Slayer, of course, is Slayer. The thrashiest of the big four, and standard-bearers of heavy. Lamb of God is their spiritual successor, and Behemoth’s theatrical blackened death […]

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Rumored tour alert: Slayer, Lamb of God, Behemoth

Posted by on February 27, 2017

We’ve been seeing this happen a lot in the past few weeks – bands that are playing various rock festivals are teaming up for tours to fill out the dates in between them, Opeth and Gojira were one of the first bands to do that. Korn also added some dates last week as well. And […]

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