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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rob Zombie, Bret Easton Ellis to work on Manson project

Posted by on February 28, 2014

The last time Rob Zombie and Manson teamed up, it was Marilyn Manson, and they were touring together. Now, the vocalist/director has reportedly teamed up with author Bret Easton Ellis to make a project about the Manson Family murders in 1969. Variety reports: Writer Bret Easton Ellis and Rob Zombie have teamed with Alcon Television to […]

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Is Every Time I Die recording new album Converge’s Kurt Ballou? Looks like it! [UPDATE]

Posted by on February 28, 2014

We know that Every Time I Die has been working on new material, and should have something released by the time they embark on the Warped Tour this summer. Now it appears that they’ll be recording said new material with none other than Converge guitarist and noted producer Kurt Ballou. Ballou alluded to this in […]

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Check out this guy’s Nine Inch Nails cover – it can’t hurt

Posted by on February 28, 2014

“Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails has gotten more than its share of covers over the years, but this one is pretty damn sweet. Bassist Zander Zon covers the song with naught but a four-stringer and his fingers. Nine Inch Nails fans and bass players alike should take a minutes out of the day to watch […]

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Living Colour, Duff McKagan somehow make Down even better

Posted by on February 28, 2014

It’s our belief that every song in the history of of music can be made better by adding the chugging riff of Down’s “Bury Me In Smoke” to it. The song that closes Nola is as sludgy as an oil spill in a New Orleans swamp. So how to improve on the song, which the band […]

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St. Vincent Is A Metalhead, Loves Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Annie Erin Clark, better known as St. Vincent, seems like a far cry from anything metal related. As it turns out, she grew up listening to metal legends and has even admitted to slyly paying tribute to one of her favorite guitarists on her new album: Dimebag Darrell. In the video above, starting at about […]

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Starting a band? Check the most 100 overused words in metal band names first

Posted by on February 28, 2014

It’s hard to come up with an original band name nowadays. Sure, you have your bands with names like Meshuggah and Vildhjarta and other band names that are unique based on the fact that they’re hard to pronounce, like Eluveitie (it’s El-vay-tee for the record). But there are always words you see popping up in band […]

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Failure To Open For Tool On Upcoming Tour

Posted by on February 28, 2014

It’s been 16 years since Failure called it quits, but they have since reunited and will soon be hitting up the States. And they won’t be touring alone. Failure has announced that they will be joining Tool on their upcoming tour, making it the first time the bands have toured together since 1996. Failure’s Ken […]

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Scott Ian Defends KISS Not Playing At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Posted by on February 28, 2014

KISS fans disappointed by the hottest band in the word deciding not to play with the original four at The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction were even more disappointed when it was revealed KISS wouldn’t be playing at all. However, Scott Ian of Anthrax, a known KISS fan, has spoken out about the […]

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Vision of Disorder, Betrayal undertaking short Northeast tour

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Vision of Disorder and Betrayal are playing a weekend tour of the Northeast, with shows in Stanhope NJ (4/25), Amityville NY (4/26) and Providence, RI (4/27). More details here.

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Preview Protest the Hero’s tour with new video

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Tomorrow is March 1st. Tomorrow is also the kickoff of Protest the Hero’s North American tour with The Safety Fire, Intervals, and Night Verses in tow. Because of that, they’ve released a video for “Tilting Against Windmills,” which premiered over at Metal Sucks today. Instead of being a puppet show or a battle royale between Star Trek […]

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