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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Brian Slagel, Richard Christy, Autopsy And More Share Their Predictions For 2012

Posted by on December 23, 2011

And just like that, another year has almost passed. Who knows what 2012 brings? We can’t predict the future, but the least we could do is ask some people in the metal community what they think might happen, as well as what they’re looking forward to in the coming year. Brian Slagel (Founder/CEO of Metal […]

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R.I.P Woods Of Ypres Frontman David Gold

Posted by on December 23, 2011

Earache Records posted on their Facebook page earlier this morning that blackened doom band Woods of Ypres founder David Gold died in a car accident last night. The guitarist and vocalist was 31. We’ve just heard that David Gold of Woods of Ypres passed away last night in an accident near Barrie, ON, Canada. From all […]

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Members Of Gojira, Cradle Of Filth, Don Jamieson And More Share Their Predictions For 2012

Posted by on December 22, 2011

And just like that, another year has almost passed. Who knows what 2012 brings? We can’t predict the future, but the least we could do is ask some people in the metal community what they think might happen, as well as what they’re looking forward to in the coming year. Mario Duplantier (Gojira) What are […]

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Tool Continue To Have Great Taste In Openers

Posted by on December 22, 2011

When Tool takes to the road next month, they’ll continue with their trend of having great openers. We’d reported that Intronaut was leaked as an opener earlier this week, and it looks like that’s confirmed. However, they’ll also be joined by Yob for the second half of the tour. Both of these acts are perfect […]

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Randy Blythe To Sit In With Cannabis Corpse At Smoot Memorial Show

Posted by on December 22, 2011

Death/grind band Cannabis Corpse was all set to play a tribute for GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot on January 7th. That was, until half their lineup left. Vocalist Andy “Weedgrinder” Horn and Nick “Nikropolis” Poulos have left the band. Fortunately for them, they’re still going to play the show with a high-profile fill-in: Lamb of God […]

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Vince Neil To Exit Motley Crue After Vegas Residency?

Posted by on December 21, 2011

Now that Motley Crue has the ultimate cushy gig, a February residency in Las Vegas, frontman Vince Neil has announced that he might be quitting the band again once the Vegas shows are done.. “It’s not definite, but I am thinking seriously about it,” he told the Las Vegas Sun from his yacht in the Bahamas. The […]

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Video: Santa Claus Is A Metalhead

Posted by on December 21, 2011

What if Santa Claus was a heavily tattooed headbanger? In this clip from the Kickstarter-funded documentary I Am Santa Claus, we find out. The film will follow five Santa Clauses around for a year, one of which looks like he could’ve been in Type O Negative before bleaching his beard and getting ink with the […]

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Final Cory Smoot GWAR Recording Released

Posted by on December 21, 2011

The last recording that GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) made before his untimely death has been made available on iTunes. “Isn’t This Disgusting” is  a Dayglo Abortions cover taken from a forthcoming tribute album to the Canadian punk band. All proceeds from sales of the single, which is now available on iTunes, will […]

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Video: Iron Maiden Wine Unboxing Is Making Us Thirsty

Posted by on December 20, 2011

Wasted years indeed. Iron Maiden’s at it again with the fourth vintage of “Eddie’s Evil Brew,” a Cabernet Sauvignon sold exclusively through the band’s web store. Some lucky bastard got a bottle of it and is teasing us all by unboxing it. Skip ahead to about 1:15 so see the good stuff. While you can […]

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Bleeding Through Streaming New Song Online

Posted by on December 20, 2011

Just in time for the holidays, Bleeding Through are streaming a new song through Rise Records’ YouTube page. “Faith In Fire” comes from the band’s forthcoming album The Great Fire, due out on 1/31/12 through Rise Records.

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