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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Band Rise Records owner is in gets signed to Rise Records

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Portland OR band Defeat the Low is happy to announce that they’ve signed to Rise Records. That’s pretty impressive, given that the label is one of the more successful metal labels out there, with a small staff and a roster that includes mega-sellers like Of Mice & Men and Memphis May Fire. Interestingly enough, the […]

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Brendan O’Brien to produce next AC/DC album

Posted by on April 30, 2014

There wasn’t much in the way of AC/DC news the past few years, but that all changed earlier this month. First there were rumors that the band would be breaking up, despite the fact they’d been talking about a new album. Then, after stating they were still together, they confirmed that Malcolm Young would be […]

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New details emerge for Wolves In The Throne Room’s next album, tour dates

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Wolves In The Throne Room announced a new album earlier this year titled Celestite, a companion album to Celestial Lineage. Now we’re getting more details on the band’s fifth album. Celestite will be released on July 8 of this year and will be the first album released under the band’s own label, Artemisia Records. We can also expect to hear new […]

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Woman rocks out to her grandkids’ metal band

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Every now and then, something viral happens in the metal community that’s not related to STD’s. Today, it’s a video of an older lady watching a metal band playing outside and nodding her head to it. “A sweet old lady stopped by The Blind Tiger and just kinda grooved to the music,” the caption says. […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/30: The charts have seen better days

Posted by on April 30, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Winger and Sebastian Bach, huh? I would exclaim “What year is it?!” if not for the fact that there’s also a new Aborted album. Otherwise, it’s slim pickins in terms of debuts for this […]

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Details for new Suicide Silence album revealed

Posted by on April 30, 2014

The steady stream of Suicide Silence updates keep on coming. The title and release date were revealed last week, and now not only are we getting album artwork and track listing, but its been revealed we can also expect two highbrow guest vocalists on the album: George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher and The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg […]

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Mastodon show off their rehearsal studio, fan made video

Posted by on April 30, 2014

We finally know that Mastodon’s new album, Once More ‘Round the Sun will be coming out on June 26th. Now we can find out where it was crafted. In a video interview with the band, Metal Hammer got a chance to see Thunderbox Studios, the rehearsal spot where the band spends all of their time when […]

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Kid who jammed with Phil Anselmo passes away

Posted by on April 30, 2014

When Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals went on tour last summer, they picked up an extra guitarist to perform a song with them at a show in Tulsa, OK. Through the Make-A-Wish foundation, a young metalhead named Peyton got the chance to get up onstage and play the Pantera classic “Walk” with the band. […]

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IKILLYA album streaming now

Posted by on April 30, 2014

You’ve heard IKILLYA’s “Of the Most Magnificent” already, as well as read our interview with band founder Jason Lekberg. Now you can listen to the rest of the NYC band’s sophomore album, Vae Victis. It’s streaming online now, so go listen to it at this location.

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Note from Kurt Cobain’s wallet mocks marriage vows to Courtney Love

Posted by on April 30, 2014

For whatever reason, people keep wanting to bring up the case of Kurt Cobain’s death, with the latest tidbit being a note that was found in his wallet at his death-scene. The Seattle Police Department have released an image of a the note which apparently mocks his marriage vows to Courtney Love and reads as […]

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