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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Opeth’s ‘Eternal Rains Will Come’ video looks amazing

Posted by on August 28, 2014

While this non-lyric video fro Opeth’s “Eternal Rains Will Come” was released yesterday, it took us this long to pick our jaws up off the floor to write about it. Instead of creating a trite “lyric video” or an even more trite “dudes rocking out in a warehouse” video, Opeth made a video of nature […]

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Mushroomhead take a hint from Manson on “Out of My Mind” video

Posted by on August 28, 2014

While the Slipknot comparison is something that Mushroomhead haven’t been able to shake (even though they’ve been around longer), the band’s new video for “Out of My Mind” brings to mind another theatrical act – Marilyn Manson. The band spend a solid amount of time  appearing at a pulpit like they’re giving a wartime speech, […]

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The Hell take on metalcore in open letter

Posted by on August 28, 2014

We like UK hardcore band The Hell, and not just because of how they announced their signing to Prosthetic or their reactions to Upon a Burning Body and Death Grips’ publicity stunt and breakup, respectively. They also happen to have made a damn good record. But the attention-getting stunts are pretty great too, as the […]

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Satyricon drop off Knotfest, Housecore Horror Film Fest

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Looking forward to seeing Satyricon at the Knotfest and Housecore Horror Film Fest this fall? That’s not going to happen. The Norwegian band have dropped off of both festivals. They’ve got a pretty solid, if slightly cryptic, reason as to why they can’t though, which they explained on their Facebook page: Dear U.S fans. We […]

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Bloodiest guitarist jailed following fatal DUI accident

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Sean Patrick Riley, guitarist of Chicago experimental metal septet Bloodiest, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter following an accident this past weekend that killed a man. On Sunday (24) evening, Riley allegedly struck and killed a 55 year-old man, according to DNAInfo. Riley stayed on the scene after hitting the victim, who was taken to […]

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Emigrate no longer silent on ‘Silent So Long’ release date

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Emigrate, led by Rammstein guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, has set a release date for their second album, Silent So Long. The sophomore effort will be released on October 21st, on Spinefarm Records. As reported earlier, the album will have a slew of guests, including Motorhead’s Lemmy, Marilyn Manson, and Korn’s Jonathan Davis. Said Kruspe of the guest […]

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Pentagram doom the midwest and east with tour

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Mighty doom pioneers Pentagram will be doing a small run of shows starting in October, with support from Bang, Radio Moscow, King’s Destroy, and Blood Ceremony on select dates. This tour starts in Chicago, IL and pretty much runs up into the northeast, ending in early November in Rhode Island. Nine dates have been announced so […]

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Today in Metal: ‘A Matter of Life and Death’ by Iron Maiden turns eight years old

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Eight years ago today, Iron Maiden released their second-to-most recent album, A Matter of Life and Death. This is Maiden’s second to most recent album. Out of the four Maiden albums after Bruce returned, this […]

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Exmortus guitarists salute America

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Exmortus guitarists’ Jadran “Conan” Gonzalez and David Rivera played a shred-tastic rendition of “The National Anthem” earlier this month at Sam Lynn Ball Park in Bakersfield, CA. The band is no stranger to these sorts of publicity opportunities, having recently appeared in a television commercial for Virgin Mobile and performing an original song for the spot. Exmortus made […]

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This new 1349 song is good to ‘Exorcise’ to

Posted by on August 27, 2014

It’s been four years since the last album from Norwegian black metal quartet 1349. It might not seem like like it’s been that long, since they did get a chance to scare some people  earlier this year on the Metal Alliance tour. After signing with Season of Mist earlier this year, the band’s sixth album, Massive […]

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