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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Vince Neil ruined the National Anthem

Posted by on March 31, 2015

If there’s one thing to be said about Vince Neil’s voice, it’s that it fits Motley Crue just fine. Granted, he might not be knocking it out of the park on the band’s final tour, but his somewhat nasal, yet high pitched voice fit the Crue to a T on their studio albums. Because he […]

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What is Tidal and should you care?

Posted by on March 31, 2015

Yesterday, one of the more insane press conferences in recent memory took place as Jay Z unveiled his new streaming service, Tidal. What was insane about it? Well, 15  of some of the  biggest names in the music industry stood on stage together , and three of them (Daft Punk and Deadmau5), didn’t even have […]

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Stream the new Minsk album now

Posted by on March 31, 2015

It’s  been six years since Minsk last released an album. The pioneering post-metal band had three albums under their belt before disbanding in 2011. Thankfully, it didn’t take, and they found themselves back together in 2013. The band are equal parts psychedelia, sludge, melody and crushing heaviness. Original member Sanford Parker isn’t in the band any […]

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Spylacopa streaming entire Parallels album

Posted by on March 31, 2015

The new Spylacopa album, Parallels, is offically out and can be streamed below. Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia is the sole official member of the Spylacopa, but works with former ISIS bassist Jeff Caxide and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas on this release, among others. It’s been since 2008 when the band released their self-titled EP, as it was the […]

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Smooth jazz version of Korn = better than Korn

Posted by on March 31, 2015

There’s nothing wrong with Korn’s “Falling Away From Me” if you’re even a casual fan of the band. The song, taken from their 1999 album Issues, might be their finest moment. However, YouTuber Andy Rehfeldt has put his spin on the song via a smooth jazz version, and dare we say, it’s even better. The only thing intact […]

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Mlny Parsonz of Royal Thunder opens up about being in a cult

Posted by on March 31, 2015

We’re fans of Atlanta-area quartet Royal Thunder, and one of the biggest draws of the band is vocalist Mlny Parsonz. Her throaty and sultru vocals are stupendous, like a combination of Janis Joplin and Grace Slick, and she carries herself as somewhere between a hippie and a witch. In an interview on MetalSucks’ podcast, she […]

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Snipe City: The Frozen Four drop the puck

Posted by on March 31, 2015

Snipe City is a weekly hockey column by 36 Crazyfists vocalist Brock Lindow and PUCKHCKY founder Matt Marini. We are a few days into the tour supporting our brothers in Nonpoint and it’s been incredible so far. Starting the tour around Minnesota, Illinois and North Dakota has not sucked at all, with all the hockey history […]

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Refused announce Spring tour

Posted by on March 31, 2015

In 2012, Swedish hardcore band Refused defied the title of their DVD, Refused Are Fucking Dead, by reuniting to play throughout the year. In addition to overseas festivals and Coachella, the band played several headlining shows before stating that the reunion was a one-off. And while they’ve teased the fact that something’s happening and …And You […]

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Photos: Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist, American Head Charge, NYC, Webster Hall, 3/29/2015

Posted by on March 31, 2015

Proving that everything old is nu again, Coal Chamber have not only reunited, but also recorded a fourth album, Rivals, that will be coming out on May 15 on Napalm Records. It will be the first new music from the and in 13 years. While they’d already had a few tours under their belts since reforming in […]

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Marilyn Manson, The Smashing Pumpkins announce The End Times Tour

Posted by on March 31, 2015

What would you get if you combined Marilyn Manson and The Smashing Pumpkins, aside from ’90s nostalgia? You’d get “The End Times Tour,” which was announced today. The two acts are pairing up to hit the road starting in July. Between the larger than life personas of Billy Corgan and Manson, the two personify ’90s alt-rock. While […]

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