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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Skrillex officially back in From First to Last

Posted by on February 28, 2017

If you were a big fan of screamo band From First to Last when some kid named Sonny Moore was in the band, you probably also know him by his alter ego – Skrillex. The singer left the band in 2007 to work on his solo career, and quickly became a superstar producer DJ in […]

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Metallica, KISS, Iron Maiden, System of a Down, and more get some nostalgic 8-bit covers

Posted by on February 28, 2017

For those that grew up during the 80s/early 90s, most likely heard or used one of the following: Commodore 64 computer, Atari, Nintendo (NES), or Sega gaming system. These consoles and computers featured iconic 8-bit games including Space Invaders  and Donkey Kong, and are still talked about alongside newer ones like Final Fantasy XV. One could argue […]

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Junius holding A Mass For Metaphysicians with new video

Posted by on February 28, 2017

While Junius’ Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light won’t be out until Friday (3/3), they’ve already released videos for two song from the album. While “The Queen’s Constellation” featured beautiful scenes of nature and winter, “Clean the Beast” was darker and heavier, with scenes of war. The post-rockers have released a third video, this one […]

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Watch Linkin Park and Kiiara play the unheavy “Heavy” on ‘Corden’

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Linkin Park’s switch from nu-metal troubadours to pop crossover successes appears to have fully happened. “Heavy,” the first single from their forthcoming seventh album, One More Light, debuted on Mediabase’s Top 40 chart at 27, and band appeared last night on The Late Late Show with James Corden to play the song. Joined by Kiiara, the electronic ballad […]

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Otep tells Jasta she has no love for The Butcher Babies

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Otep Shamaya was a guest on the most recent episode of Jamey Jasta’s podcast The Jasta Show. The podcast went into detail about her feelings towards activism, homophobia, politics and her hatred for the Butcher Babies, especially co-lead singer Heidi Shepherd. At first, Otep held back (slightly) by not revealing names (at around – 1:11:00): “There’s […]

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Former Cannibal Corpse guitarist Jack Owen joins Six Feet Under

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Six Feet Under has named a new rhythm guitarist, and he’s a familiar name to many – especially Chris Barnes. Jack Owen, who’d played in Barnes’ former band Cannibal Corpse from the band’s formation in 1988 until 2004, is rejoining Barnes in the band. “It is with great pleasure that I announce and introduce to […]

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Pantera bassist Rex Brown signs with eOne

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Legendary Pantera bassist Rex Brown has signed a worldwide deal with eOne Records. Brown plans to release his yet-to-be-titled debut solo LP later this year. Brown emphasized, “I’ve been working on these songs for a long time.” Brown’s solo effort includes him on guitar and vocals for the first time in his career. He promises the […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest adds eight more bands

Posted by on February 28, 2017

The New England Metal and Hardcore Fest has been going strong for 18 years now, and their 19th year is adding to the already-impressive lineup that they’ve already got. Taking place on April 21st and 22nd in Worcester, MA, much the same as in previous years, they’ve divided the days pretty equally by genre. Friday appears […]

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Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir pays tribute to his friend Bill Paxton

Posted by on February 28, 2017

The movie world was shocked by the sudden untimely death of Twister, Aliens, Weird Science, Big Love and Frailty star Bill Paxton over the weekend (25). It has been reported his death was caused by complications from post heart surgery resulting in a fatal stroke. And among those paying tribute was longtime friend, Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir. Muir posted […]

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David Ellefson opening coffee shop in Jackson, MN

Posted by on February 28, 2017

It seems like if you’re in Megadeth, in addition to winning Grammys, you like making people drink stuff. Dave Mustaine had a coffee company, but lately he’s been focusing on his beer, A Tout le Monde. And we’ve known that David Ellefson has had his own coffee brand for a while now, and now it’s […]

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