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This new Chelsea Wolfe song (feat. QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen) is a sludgy keeper

Posted by on June 14, 2017

When Chelsea Wolfe’s last album, Abyss, was released in 2015, we weren’t that won over by the hype. It was perfectly fine, but our favorite performance by her was on Russian Circles’ “Memorial,” the first time the band used a vocalist on a song. However, the goth/folk artist had plenty of  fans, including many metalheads that […]

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Gone Is Gone follow up EP with new song from full-length

Posted by on October 3, 2016

Back in July, Gone is Gone, a supergroup featuring Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, Queens of the Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen, At The Drive In’s Tony Hajjar and Mike Zarin, released their debut EP. The six-song EP kind of came and went without all that much fanfare, but it was a promising debut. The band have wasted […]

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Review and Photos: Gone is Gone, The Dragonfly, Los Angeles, CA, 4/27/16

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Gone is Gone is the relatively unknown project by very known musicians that recently popped up a few weeks back. Considering its lineup consisting of members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age and At the Drive-In, the hype was immediate, and this past Wednesday, the band played their first-ever live show in Los Angeles, CA. Metal […]

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Gone is Gone debut “Violescent” video

Posted by on April 21, 2016

Having been premiered yesterday on Apple’s Beats 1, “Violescent,” the first single from Gone is Gone” now has a video for it. You can also pre-order the album and get the song instantly. Yesterday, Sanders and the band’s Mike Zarin did a Reddit AMA. And while they didn’t answer a ton of questions about the band, […]

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Gone Is Gone (Mastodon, QOTSA, At the Drive-In Supergroup) release “Violescent” new song

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Last week, fans were elated to learn that a supergroup featuring members of Mastodon, Queens Of The Stone Age AND At The Drive-In would soon be unleashed. Well not only do we now know when the group, named Gone Is Gone, will release its debut effort, but also have a new song to hold us […]

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Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, At the Drive In members form new supergroup

Posted by on April 13, 2016

For the last few years, the members of Mastodon have started to branch out and do some stuff on their own. Brent Hinds has had West End Motel and Fiend Without a Face for years. Then bassist Troy Sanders teamed up with Max Cavalera and The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato for Killer Be Killed. […]

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Iggy Pop and Josh Homme make live debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, perform new song

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Yesterday, Iggy Pop and Josh Homme surprised everyone with the announcement that they recorded a new album together called Post Pop Depression, slated to be released on March 18. Then just hours later, the duo made its live debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. With a backing band that consisted of Queens Of […]

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Failure extend tour dates, welcome back APC/QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen

Posted by on September 2, 2015

Failure, if you haven’t realized, is one of our favorite ’90s bands that managed to not only reunite and release an album in 2015, but to reunite and release a really good album in 2015. The Heart is a Monster. They’ve been touring  behind the album, as you might have seen yesterday, and their live sound […]

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Listen to the first Failure song in 18 years

Posted by on May 15, 2014

’90s alt-rock band Failure has remained one of those groups that’s not particularly metal, but are loved by metal fans. Frontman Ken Andrews’ production has made plenty of engineers drool, Queens of the Stone Age/A Perfect Circle’s Troy van Leeuwen has played with the band, and Tool has taken the band out with them. APC and […]

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Failure announce North American tour

Posted by on April 7, 2014

For a band that had been defunct since 1997 and only has three albums out, Failure sure as hell made an impact. Their albums, especially 1996’s Fantastic Planet, are viewed as classics, and even though the band fit more into the alternative world, have plenty of metal fans. Frontman Ken Andrews’ vocals, as well as his […]

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