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Tag Archives: Adele

Say hello to this “metal” cover of Adele’s entire ’25’ album

Posted by on February 22, 2017

As if Adele’s 25 album wasn’t everywhere already after picking up every Grammy it was nominated for, now there’s a project called Re-Cover that’s taken it upon themselves to cover the entire album in a Warped Tour-like version of metal. If somehow you haven’t been in a soccer mom’s minivan or flipped past whatever radio station in […]

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Disturbed want to play the Super Bowl

Posted by on August 15, 2016

It’s a yearly tradition to start pitching in ideas on what band should play the Super Bowl halftime instead of whatever pop artist the NFL committee usually chooses. Last year, the idea of Metallica playing the event started flying around with enough strength that Metallica actually scheduled a pre-Super Bowl show at San Francisco’s AT&T […]

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And Adele for All… metal album covers (Updated)

Posted by on January 27, 2016

According to UK based artist Pello, the singer/songwriter Adele’s face can be superimposed over any album cover and it will fit seamlessly. They believe this so much that there is a dedicated section on their blog titled “Any Album Adele,” and it features such albums as David Bowie’s “Heroes,” and Kiss’ Dynasty. If you know […]

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Coheed and Cambria’s Claudio Sanchez says Hello to Adele cover

Posted by on December 16, 2015

We like Coheed and Cambria a little more when the proggy band embraces their metal side over their emo. This year’s The Color Before the Sun is more straight-ahead rock, but frontman Claudio Sanchez yesterday debuted a rendition of Adele’s “Hello” on Conan O’Brien’s Teamcoco that makes Adele’s version seem like Slayer by comparison. The sparse version, […]

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Does Adele’s sales week have any implications for metal?

Posted by on December 1, 2015

It’s not often that an album sells at least one million copies in a week. In fact, only 20 albums have done that since SoundScan started tracking album sales in 1991. This week, however, Adele’s third album, 25, set a record for the most sales in one week, moving a pretty incredible 3.38 million in just […]

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Hear Adele’s “Hello” covered in styles of Deftones, Alice In Chains, Dimmu Borgir

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Face it, Adele isn’t going anywhere. The singer’s album, 25, was released this past Friday, and in three days already became the best-selling album of 2015. It’s set to have the biggest sales debut (about 2.9 million) ever in one week since SoundScan started in 1990. You’ve probably already heard “Hello,” whether you want to or not, […]

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James Hetfield jams some Adele with his daughter

Posted by on May 17, 2015

Metallica frontman James Hetfield refers to himself as “Papa Het” on Instagram. He actually is a proud father of three children, and this past Friday (15), he got to showcase the vocal talents of one of them, his daughter Cali, and the Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert in San Francisco. The father/daughter duo performed Adele’s “Crazy For […]

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Interview: Mushroomhead’s Skinny talks lineup changes, staying fresh 20 years in

Posted by on January 12, 2015

While they never really went away, Cleveland’s Mushroomhead haven’t always had a super high profile. Since 1999, they’ve roughly released an album only once every four years or so. However, last year’s The Righteous and the Butterfly found them on the Mayhem tour, and became their first-ever album to debut in the top 20. With their […]

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YouTube’s streaming service to block videos from artists/labels that don’t sign up

Posted by on June 17, 2014

While streaming music services continue to roll out almost monthly, many in the industry have been waiting for YouTube to unveil their offering. Now there’s a report that says that the new service will block labels and bands that don’t sign on to and agree with the terms of their new paid service. This has […]

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Mitch Harris: “I’ve had physical threats” over Menace

Posted by on June 4, 2014

While Mitch Harris is best known as the longtime guitarist of pioneering grindcore act Napalm Death, there’s more to him than just that. In fact, the axeman’s side project, Menace, just released its first album, Impact Velocity, back in March. And really the only thing the album has in common with his more well-known band is that they […]

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