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Monthly Archives: May 2018

NOFX and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes pulled from ‘Camp Punk In Drublic’ festival

Posted by on May 31, 2018

While we are still waiting for a formal statement from NOFX, the band as well as Me First And the Gimme Gimmes (featuring Fat Mike) will no longer be performing at the Camp Punk In Drublic festival that is scheduled to kick off this weekend in Columbus, Ohio. Descendents are now replacing NOFX’s place on […]

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Former Deicide, Obituary etc. guitarist Ralph Santolla is in a coma after heart attack

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Devil’s Highway and ex- Deicide, Obituary etc. guitarist Ralph Santolla has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (29th) evening. According to the guitarist’s mother, Sue Santolla-Rocha, revealed he’s in a coma and his condition appears critical. Rocha sadly mentioned, “hope is very slim.” Read her full post below: “Friend and family..it is […]

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Stone Brewing Co. cut ties with NOFX after they joke about Las Vegas shooting

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Comedy and punk rock go hand in hand. Many a snotty punk rock band’s lyrics or onstage demeanor are steeped in having senses of humor. But how far is too far? Maybe entertainers should think a bit before saying something that could ruin their career. We’ve already seen Roseanne Barr essentially kiss her career goodbye […]

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Slayer fan caught in a swim after getting kicked out of Toronto venue

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Slayer are currently on the first leg of their North American farewell tour, and we can only imagine that die hard fans will do anything to see them perform one last time. During the thrash legends’ Toronto, ON show on Tuesday (29th) at the Budweiser Stage, a fan was kicked out of the venue. While […]

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Interview: Bad Wolves’ Tommy Vext talks about new album, Dolores O’Riordan, the music industry and more

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Bad Wolves recently released their debut studio album Disobey via Eleven Seven. It’s the record that includes the chart-topping cover of The Cranberries’ “Zombie.” Late vocalist Dolores O’Riordan had given the group her blessing to record the song prior to her death, and was set to sing backing vocals on the song the day after […]

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Listen to Coheed and Cambria’s new song “The Dark Sentencer”

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Coheed and Cambria have released a new song “The Dark Sentencer.” The track was revealed on frontman’s Claudio Sanchez’s Instagram. It’s been three years since 2015’s The Color Before the Sun and now, this not-yet-announced album appears to take us on a musical journey to space. The group shared the following information: “Years ago, chaos […]

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Satyricon and Goatwhore Slay New York

Posted by on May 30, 2018

I must admit, this was a melancholy show for me. Not because the show was sad or depressing. In fact, it was the opposite. Rather, I knew that this was likely the last time I would be seeing Satyricon live in the United States. And yes, I do travel to Norway quite often, but there’s […]

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Interview: Nervosa’s Fernanda Lira talks new album, Slayer, new drummer and more

Posted by on May 30, 2018

This Friday (1st), Brazilian thrashers Nervosa’s new album Downfall of Mankind will arrive. The record is a follow-up to 2016’s Agony and it includes their overall thrash style as well as adding a few death metal parts in the mix. Despite the group’s busy schedule, bassist/vocalist Fernanda Lira spent some time to discuss with us […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Justice for none, sales for all

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend. Some of you might have spent it listening to the albums below. After all, what’s more American than blasting Five Finger Death Punch while downing crappy […]

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Halestorm are “Uncomfortable” with new video

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Halestorm has set July 27th as the release date for their forthcoming album Vicious via Atlantic. The group recorded the follow-up to 2015’s Into the Wild Life in Nashville, TN with producer Nick Raskulinecz at Rock Falcon recording studio. Today (30th), the band shared a video directed by Evan Brace of the new song “Uncomfortable.” […]

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