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Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor responds to Sumerian’s Ash Avildsen comments

Posted by on April 20, 2018

Yesterday (19th), we reported Sumerian founder and CEO Ash Avildsen’s recent conversation with Jamey Jasta on The Jasta Show. Avildsen went into great detail about the group as he expressed they are their own worst enemy. Guitarist Misha Mansoor discovered this news and decided to share his thoughts via the comment section on MetalSucks’ Facebook […]

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Sumerian’s Ash Avildsen calls Periphery “their own worst enemy”

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Sumerian founder and CEO Ash Avildsen was a recent guest on Jamey Jasta’s The Jasta Show. The two talked about the music business and Avildsen delved into his time working with Periphery on Sumerian. During their chat, Jasta brought up and questioned a recent article featuring Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor discussing how his earnings from […]

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Black Veil Brides/Asking Alexandria-starring ‘American Satan’ trailer unveiled

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Last year, we wrote about American Satan, a film co-written and directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. Starring Black Veil Brides frontman Any Biersack and Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce, the film is about a band moving to Los Angeles to make it on the Sunset Strip. There was no release date for it at the […]

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New comedy film written/directed by, starring Sumerian Records owner

Posted by on February 7, 2015

Was anyone else unaware that, just as there is a Sumerian Records, there is also a Sumerian Films? Well, apparently, there is. And it appears to have produced it’s first feature, called What Now, starring, written, and directed by Sumerian Records (and, I guess, Sumerian Films) owner Ash Avildsen. In the trailer (seen above), Avildsen […]

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Interview: Ice T talks Body Count’s first album in 8 years, backlash

Posted by on June 5, 2014

For the better part of the last decade, Ice T has probably gotten a lot more recognition as an actor on Law & Order: SVU than he has as a musician. With the release of Body Count’s fifth album, Manslaughter, next week, that could change. His first musical output in eight years, the album marks a […]

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Veil of Maya streaming new single “Subject Zero”

Posted by on October 31, 2013

Veil of Maya have resigned with Sumerian Records with a full album release planned for 2014. The Chicago deathcore band  said via Facebook,  they are focused on putting out the “hardest material possible.”  In anticipation of the new album,  they are debuting a single, “Subject Zero” via the video below.  The track will be made officially available […]

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The Ocean and Ash Avildsen Debate Crowd Surfing During Summer Slaughter Tour

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Recently, German post-metal band The Ocean has been making waves (get it?) about crowd surfing (another Ocean joke!) on the Summer Slaughter tour, resulting in a debate with tour founder and Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. Now, Summer Slaughter is essentially a touring metal festival, but instead of playing outdoor venues such as amphitheaters and […]

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Darkest Hour Signs With Sumerian Records

Posted by on June 14, 2013

While working on album number eight, Darkest Hour has gone through lineup changes and been touring with Killswitch Engage. And as it turns out, they also found a new label home in Sumerian Records during that time as well. Darkest Hour announced today that they’ve signed a new worldwide deal with Sumerian Records. The band […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan, Animals As Leaders, Periphery And More Confirmed For Summer Slaughter Tour 2013

Posted by on March 22, 2013

Rumors about who would be playing this year’s edition of the Summer Slaughter Tour have been circulating for a few months now. Today, though, we have confirmation on the first batch of bands appearing on the touring metal festival. The big name confirmed for the tour is The Dillinger Escape Plan, while also set to […]

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Let The Rumors About This Year’s Summer Slaughter Tour Begin!

Posted by on February 6, 2013

While we wait for Mayhem Fest to announce this year’s lineup, there’s another metal touring festival getting ready for another summer. And while an official announcement has yet to be made, we can now take a few strong guesses at who will be playing this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour. “So Cattle Decapitation hasn’t been on […]

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