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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Photos: The Lennon Claypool Delirium, NYC, Irving Plaza, 8/30/16

Posted by on August 31, 2016

  One of the more unlikely collaborations of the year is Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool with Sean Lennon, son of John Lennon. Granted, it’s not that odd, given that Lennon has been following in his dad’s footsteps since the mid ’90s. In fact, it was his band Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, who opened […]

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Electra Mustaine releases new country song “Life is Good”

Posted by on August 31, 2016

For some strange reason we’re trying to pin on 2016 and its weird trends, many metal musicians have announced their plans to write and record country albums. Behemoth’s Nergal, former Morbid Angel singer David Vincent, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, Jimmy Bower from Eyehategod and Down and several more, with the exception of Ozzy Osbourne who stated clearly […]

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Win VIP passes, tickets to Louder Than Life, Houston Open Air, Rock Allegiance and Aftershock Festivals!

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Hate to break it to you, but Summer is pretty much over. Sure, we’ve got this weekend, and technically, Fall doesn’t start until mid-September, but between going back to school, fall fashion and pumpkin spice fuckin’ lattes, it’s pretty much already Autumn, That’s fine though, because with the fall comes the festival season, and the […]

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Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC get their own Garbage Pail Kids

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Judging from musical trends, everything is cyclical. Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids trading cards are another example of this. Originally launched in 1985 to capitalize on the then-dominant Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, the series were pretty much a parody of the popular dolls, which led the creator to sue Topps. There have been several different runs of […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/31: Sabaton make their stand on the charts

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Holy hell, how about a hand for Sabaton, eh? It’s always satisfying to see bands that have long been in the game reach a high point such as this one. Granted, the band is […]

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Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has heart attack

Posted by on August 31, 2016

  As one of the most vintage of rock bands still presently putting out music, AC/DC have had their share of health woes over the past few years. The rock community was shocked when singer Brian Johnson had to suddenly drop off the band’s tour or risk total hearing loss. Of course, that came after […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra make live debut

Posted by on August 31, 2016

There are lots of supergroups, but for the past few years, none has been more intriguing than Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Essentially a side project from The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman featuring Alice In Chains’ William Duvall, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and The Mars Volta’s Thomas Pridgen, the album’s been in the works for several […]

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The Ghost Inside provide positive updates on their recovery

Posted by on August 30, 2016

  Since we started reporting on The Ghost Inside tragic bus incident last year, we have received all sorts of news regarding their recovery and it’s been a roller coaster since the beginning. As a quick rundown, there’s been news regarding their healing process like frontman Jonathan Vigil’s bone infection or  the loss of drummer Andrew Tkaczyk’s leg but there’s also […]

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Don’t worry, Ozzy’s not going country

Posted by on August 30, 2016

When you look at the list of rock or metal stars gone country, there aren’t a hell of a lot of them, but it is a thing. Steven Tyler is seemingly taking away from Aerosmith’s retirement by putting out his country album, and the singers of StainD and Poison have put out country albums as […]

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Exclusive Stream: Robots and Monsters, ‘Nothing to Fear Nothing to Fight’

Posted by on August 30, 2016

We’ve been big fans of Robots and Monsters for a while now, as they’re good, but also they’re from Jersey, and we’ve gotta rally around heavy bands from the Garden State (Dillinger Escape Plan, Monster Magnet, hell the list goes on and on). Although the band’s been in existence since fall of 2013, the old school might remember […]

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