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Category Archives: Milestones

Phil Anselmo on Dimebag Darrell: “There would have been more Pantera albums”

Posted by on December 8, 2014

Despite proclaiming that he would not publicly commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, his former Pantera bandmate Phil Anselmo wrote about his memories of the guitarist on Rolling Stone today. In the moving tribute, he says that this year is the hardest yet, and he still has dreams about him. Among […]

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Happy birthday to Behemoth’s Nergal

Posted by on June 10, 2014

The success that Behemoth has seen recently, especially with the release of The Satanist, is something that only a few black metal bands get to see. The music video for “Blow Your Trumpet Gabriel” was even nominated for a Golden God this year. A big part of the success of Behemoth is from the never-tiring work […]

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Happy 50th birthday to Slayer’s Kerry King

Posted by on June 3, 2014

While a lot of the coverage about Slayer in the past year has rightfully been about the sad and shocking passing of guitarist Jeff Hanneman (and also the dismissal of original drummer Dave Lombardo), perhaps the most iconic member of the band is guitarist Kerry King. Co-founding Slayer back in 1981 with Hanneman, the goateed […]

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Nikki Sixx got married this past weekend

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Too young to fall in love? Not if you’re Courtney Bingham, who married Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx over the weekend. The 28 year-old model, and 55 year-old musician exchanged vows at Greystone Mansion in Los Angeles this past Saturday (15) with 130 guests in attendance. The wedding apparently fused gothic rock and French countryside themes. […]

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Soundgarden to perform ‘Superunknown’ in its entirety at SXSW

Posted by on February 26, 2014

While there are already a handful of SXSW parties worth attending (and you’ll be getting our list of them later this week), Soundgarden just went and upped the ante. The band have announced via their website that they’ll be performing their fourth album, Superunknown, in its entirety for the first time ever during the festival as […]

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