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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Is Duff McKagan returning to Guns N’ Roses?

Posted by on March 31, 2014

It’s been 17 years since Duff McKagan split from Guns N’ Roses. He’s since joined Axl Rose and the new version of GN’R onstage a couple of times, but now there are hints that the bassist is making returning to the group for good. Earlier today, McKagan tweeted the photo seen above along with the […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Nordland II’ by Bathory turns 11

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Bathory’s Nordland II, which was released on March 31, 2003. This is Bathory’s last studio album, from their Viking metal days. And the amazing part? Quorthon played EVERYTHING on it. The […]

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Metal Insider’s top five: Best and worst Black Sabbath albums

Posted by on March 31, 2014

From the late sixties to the present day, few musical acts have had the sort of lasting impact that Black Sabbath can claim. They pioneered a sound which countless musicians have emulated, although none were able to truly duplicate. Tony Iommi developed a fairly unique style of guitar playing, employing power chords, heavy distortion, and […]

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Soundgarden play first show with drummer Matt Chamberlain

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron is currently sitting out drum duties with the band to play with Pearl Jam. Filling in for Cameron for the time being is Matt Chamberlain, who has played with tons of artists from David Bowie to Kanye West. Soundgarden commented on Chamberlain joining the band: “We’d like to officially welcome Matt Chamberlain who […]

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Black Label Society release ‘My Dying Time’ video

Posted by on March 31, 2014

With Catacombs of the Black Vatican coming out next week (April 8 to be exact), Black Label Society has released a video for “My Dying Time.” The video, of course, features Zakk Wylde and friends shredding all over the place, but there’s also weird devilish figures, near-topless demon and angel women, some guy spitting blood, and […]

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Kittie reach crowdfunding goal of $20K in 8 hours

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Over the weekend, Canadian metal act Kittie launched a crowdfunding campaign for a DVD and biography detailing the band’s history from 1996 until now. The goal for the campaign was $20,000, which the campaign managed to reach in only 8 hours. Impressive, no? The band has since responded to the success of the campaign: “UNBELIEVABLE! […]

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Meshuggah and Between The Buried And Me to tour [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Ever read about a tour that sounds so heavy your bowels rattle? If not, this might be your first experience. It has been reported that Meshuggah, celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, will be touring North America in addition to playing festivals like Bonnaroo. The tour, titled 25 Years Of Musical Deviance Tour, will feature Meshuggah and […]

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Incubus singer has restraining order against him

Posted by on March 31, 2014

We haven’t thought about Incubus in a while, which is more than we can say about Svetlana Shusterman, who’s filed a restraining order against the band’s vocalist, Brandon Boyd. Shusterman, who was in the cast of 2006’s The Real World: Key West, received a temporary restraining order against him, according to TMZ. She says the Incubus frontman […]

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DragonForce announce new album and label, new song available for streaming

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Well this is very timely. We defended DragonForce last week on In Defense of Their Good Name, and now the band has announced a new album and label switch. The sixth DragonForce LP will be titled Maximum Overload and will be the bands first release on Metal Blade Records. Guitarist Herman Li commented on the inspiration for […]

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Suffokate vocalist goes missing (again), band says “f**k you”

Posted by on March 31, 2014

There’s some weird drama happening with deathcore act Suffokate; the band recently had an incident where their singer, Matthew Krawchuk, went  and disappeared on the band one night after a show in Santa Cruz. Krawchuk was eventually found the next day alive and well, but it was never specified where he disappeared to or why. Still, it all […]

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