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Author Archives: Bram Teitelman

Petition launched to name black hole after Chris Cornell

Posted by on April 13, 2019

If you’re a fan of science, progress, or overall really cool things happening, you were probably delighted the other day along with the rest of the world when the first actual photograph of a black hole was made public. After getting over the initial thrill of seeing an image of something with a mass of […]

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Requiem for the Trocadero

Posted by on March 29, 2019

It’s old news by now – Philly concert venue The Trocadero is closing for good in May. The Chinatown venue will fade into the annals of Philly history, like other venues have done and will continue to do around the country. And sure, since companies like AEG and Live Nation have expanded into Philly with […]

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Woman accuses Mastodon of scamming her son

Posted by on February 25, 2019

Throughout their almost 20 years as a band, Mastodon have remained a tight-knit crew. Sharing the same lineup, management and much of their crew for most of that time, they’re generally not trying to recruit people to join their family. That didn’t stop a possibly unhinged woman of accusing the band via Facebook messenger of […]

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Vinnie Paul among those snubbed at Grammys ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Like birds flying south for the winter or stores putting out their holiday decorations in mid-September, there are some yearly traditions that will continue on long after we’re gone. Bitching about the Grammy awards, specifically who was left off the ‘In Memoriam’ segment is one of them. And while every genre has its share of […]

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Film review: Lords of Chaos

Posted by on February 7, 2019

  By the very nature of its subject, Jonas Akerlund’s Lords of Chaos isn’t for everybody. Specifically, the black metal subculture by nature, is exclusionary and underground, so trve kvlt grim metalheads (including those that the film was based on) wrote it off as blasphemy before filming even began. Likewise, many mainstream cinema fans may not be […]

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Brian Johnson reportedly back in AC/DC

Posted by on January 30, 2019

While the future of AC/DC has been up in the air since September of 2016, it looks like there’s a possibility of not only the band continuing on, but with vocalist Brian Johnson back in the fold. The unlikely source of this still unconfirmed reunion comes from grindcore band Terrorizer, who posted the following on […]

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Ace Frehley unloads on Gene Simmons after interview

Posted by on January 30, 2019

KISS recently announced their final tour, which is something that they haven’t done since, well, 2000 (literally!). And with it kicking off in just two days, Gene Simmons spoke to Guitar World magazine, who are apparently not internet-savvy enough to link it on their own site (Blabbermouth is getting the glory and the clicks). Now […]

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Ozzy postpones remainder of European tour due to illness

Posted by on January 29, 2019

This week got off to a bad start for European ozzy Osbourne fans when the singer postponed the first four shows of his European tour due to illness. Today, the other shoe dropped, as the rest of the tour was postponed due to a severe upper respiratory infection. A remorseful Ozzy apologized via a press […]

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Deafheaven bassist launches crowdfunding for teeth after accident

Posted by on January 29, 2019

Life as a musician is basically a gamble. Making money from music isn’t guaranteed, and even if you’re in a successful band that tours, you’re still not guaranteed things many of us take for granted, like medical insurance. Deafheaven bassist Chris Johnson found out the hard way after suffering a bicycle accident, and has launched […]

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Vans Warped Tour’s 25th anniversary includes shows in Mountain View, Atlantic City and Cleveland

Posted by on January 28, 2019

There were a lot of tears shed, memories shared and “end of an era” stories written when the Vans Warped Tour wrapped up its final run after 24 years. However, just because something’s over doesn’t mean it’s the end (just ask Ozzy!). To coincide with its 25th anniversary, at the end of last year, Kevin […]

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