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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5: Responses To Randy Blythe’s Charges From Bands On Mayhem Fest

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last Friday (July 27), Zach and Kodi had the chance to attend Mayhem Fest at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ. They had a blast interviewing a few bands (coming soon) and catching some killer live sets. […]

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Video: Testament Show Their “Native Blood”

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Remember how we introduced the new Testament track Native Blood to you about two weeks ago? The music video they were shooting for the the song has been released today, with only one more day left until the release of their new album Dark Roots Of Earth via Nuclear Blast. We previously assumed that the […]

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Rage Against The Machine Drummer Has Awesome House

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Ready to see something that’s going to want to make you practice whatever instrument you play more? Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk is selling his house in Malibu. And here’s the best news of all: you can buy it for only $2.699 million! If you’re in the mood for real estate porn, there […]

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Century Media Back On Spotify

Posted by on July 30, 2012

While much of America has gotten on board with Spotify since they launched in a year ago (especially since their integration with Facebook), there have been some notable holdouts from the service. While it’s mainly been established bands (Tool, Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, The Beatles) or acts waiting to put their newer full length albums up […]

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Kimbra Collaborating With The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Back in March,  New Zealand singer-songwriter Kimbra (otherwise known as the girl in Gotye’s still-ubiquitous “Somebody That I Used To Know,” which is the year’s biggest-selling single) revealed via Twitter that she was a huge fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan. At the time, we’d mused as to whether that might lead to the two […]

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Bring Me The Horizon Brought To RCA

Posted by on July 30, 2012

The British metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon has just signed a deal with RCA Records, where they are joining fellow modern metal band Bullet For My Valentine. The band, which we may know best for getting into scuffles with their audience and selling BBQ sauce, is currently working on material for a new album […]

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Doc Coyle’s Backpack Stolen From Dressing Room

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Not cool. Not cool at all. Someone stole Doc Coyle’s backpack out of the band’s dressing room while God Forbid were playing a show in San Antonio, TX. The backpack had pretty much everything in it that all of us would cry in pain over losing – laptop, cell phone, passport, and the list is […]

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Queensryche Play First Show With Old Name

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Hallowed be thy name, Queensryche! The band played their first show with their new singer and old name this past weekend at the Halfway Jam in Royalton, MN. The band members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, Parker Lundgren, and Scott Rockenfield, who had booted their singer Geoff Tate, saw themselves facing a possible name change after […]

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Here’s Another Deftones Song – “Roller Derby”

Posted by on July 30, 2012

This past weekend, deftones lifted the veil off their forthcoming album. At an event for Warner Music Group employees, they played “Rosemary,” which you may have already heard. The following night, at the Troubadour, the band performed “Rosemary” again, as well as “Roller Derby,” which frontman Chino Moreno recently described to Revolver as “the heaviest […]

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Tenacious D Show Cut Short After A Stabbing Incident

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Fact: stabbings can occur anywhere (not just at Cro-Mags shows). Proof: Tenacious D’s show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas this past Saturday night (7/28). According to numerous sources (including KLAS-TV Las Vegas), a fight broke out between two men halfway through Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ show in Las Vegas. The scuffle […]

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