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Dave Lombardo scores Cuban metal documentary

Posted by on November 7, 2019

Dave Lombardo, drummer for Suicidal Tendencies and Dead Cross, is making his film scoring debut this weekend with the premiere of the upcoming documentary Los Ultimos Frikis. According to a press release, Los Ultimos Frikis: “captures an intimate portrait of Zeus, a heavy metal band from Havana, Cuba. After fighting for two decades for the […]

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Cab Ride Home singer reelected to Virginia State Legislature

Posted by on November 7, 2019

Delegate Danica Roem, singer of metal band Cab Ride Home, was reelected to her seat on the Virginia House of Delegates Tuesday (5th), handily defeating Republican opponent Kelly McGinn with nearly 57 percent of the vote. Roem wrote on Twitter following her win: “To the people of the 13th District: Thank you so much for […]

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Lindemann Releases NSFW music video for “Knebel,” announces European Tour

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Lindemann, Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann’s side-project with Swedish multi-instrumentalist Peter Tagtgren (Hypocrisy, Pain), has released a video for their latest single “Knebel.” The video for “Knebel” (translated into English as “gag”), was filmed on location in Russia and Germany. Escalating in intensity as the song goes from folky travel song to blast your ears metal, […]

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Deftones almost finished with new album

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Fans of Deftones won’t have to wait too long for a new album. In a recent interview with NBC 7 San Diego about the band’s recent Dia de los Deftones festival, frontman Chino Moreno mentioned that they have been slowly working on a new album that could be coming out as soon as next year. […]

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Rob Zombie Face of New Compassion Over Killing Ad Campaign

Posted by on November 1, 2019

Shock rocker and horror film director Rob Zombie is the face of a new mobile ad campaign from non-profit animal protection organization Compassion Over Killing. The ads, which put the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on blast for their dangerous high-speed slaughter program, feature Zombie along with the quote “USDA: Stop the line speeds […]

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Concert Promoter Hints at Alternate Reason for Soilwork’s Singapore Show Cancellation

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Last week, Soilwork ended up cancelling their Singapore show that was supposed to take place yesterday (29th). The reason given was that frontman Bjorn “Speed” Strid was recuperating from varicose vein surgery he recently had in his left leg. However, new information has come to light to suggest there may have been something else at […]

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Eleven Seven Label Group rebrands to Better Noise Music

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Eleven Seven Label Group, home to bands like Papa Roach, Mötley Crüe, HELLYEAH, Bad Wolves, Escape The Fate and more, has now become Better Noise Music. The change is part of a rebrand that will consolidate their three labels (Eleven Seven, Better Noise and Five Seven) into one company that will work across genres and […]

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PledgeMusic unlikely to pay artists amid liquidation

Posted by on October 24, 2019

Artists wronged by disgraced crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic have been dealt another blow this week as it looks highly unlikely that they will ever receive any of the funds owed to them by the site. A new report from PledgeMusic’s official receiver S. Rose was sent out on October 21 and obtained by Variety providing an […]

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Judas Priest release limited edition Spiced Rum

Posted by on October 24, 2019

Metal legends Judas Priest have announced the release of their own limited edition dark spiced rum. Dubbed ‘Judas Priest Spiced Rum,’ the 37.5 ABV spirit “packs a metal-like punch with spicy notes of arrack, vanilla, burnt sugar and raisins.” Judas Priest Spiced Rum was released to the Swedish market on Wednesday (23rd) in a limited […]

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Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross’ ‘Watchmen’ score getting vinyl release

Posted by on October 22, 2019

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and collaborator Atticus Ross’ score to the new HBO Watchmen series is getting a vinyl release. The score is being broken down into three volumes to be released on November 4, November 25 and December 16, respectively. Each volume will be pressed on 180 gram vinyl and have its […]

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