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Tag Archives: Ben Koller

Mutoid Man return with first taste of new album

Posted by on April 4, 2017

“Melt Your Mind.” It’s the title of the latest new song from Mutoid Man, but it’s also an apt description of what listening to the song will do. We loved Mutoid Man’s debut full length Bleeder when it came out a few years ago, given that we were big fans of Cave In. That band’s Singer and […]

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Converge, Neurosis making new music

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Good news for people that like good music. It’s 2017, and with that, we have a bunch of solid music to look forward to. And while we know that some stuff, like Mastodon, Ghost, Overkill and Suicide Silence will be out, there’s more releases being added by the week. It’s been since 2012 that Converge put […]

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Killer Be Killed getting ready for upcoming album

Posted by on August 20, 2015

One of the many supergroups out there Killer Be Killed, formed by members of Soulfly, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Converge, want to destroy everybody’s ears even more than what they already do, and just provided a new update regarding their highly anticipated sophomore album: “A little catch up…to let you guys know where we’re […]

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Mutoid Man give you a 1000 Yard Stare

Posted by on June 9, 2015

The more we hear of the debut Mutoid Man full length, Bleeder, the more we’re loving it. Just the combination of Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky and Converge’s Ben Koller (along with Saint Vitus’ sound dude Nick Cageao), alone guarantees a good time, but the songs are even tighter and at a more breakneck speed than their debut […]

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Mutoid Man not afraid to burn some bridges

Posted by on March 9, 2015

After releasing a killer six-song EP, Helium Head back in 2013, Mutoid Man signed to Sargent House and will be releasing a full-length this Summer. The trio, featuring Cave-In’s Stephen Brodsky, Converge drummer Ben Koller (who actually logged time in Cave-In) and Nick Cageao, are currently working on the album at God City Studios. For Decibel, the […]

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Killer Be Killed play first show together

Posted by on February 23, 2015

The initial lineup announcement of Killer be Killed sounded almost too good to be true. The frontmen of The Dillinger Escape Plan and Soulfly/Cavalera Consipiracy with Troy Sanders from Mastodon and Dave Elitch from the Mars Volta? While the album delivered, the logistical schedule of the band meant that they wouldn’t all be readily available to […]

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Ben Koller of Converge to play Killer Be Killed shows

Posted by on January 7, 2015

When metal supergroup Killer Be Killed released their debut album last year, many wondered if they would ever be able to play live. Given that Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy have their own busy touring schedules, it seemed doubtful. Then it was announced that they’d be playing the Soundwave shows in Australia, […]

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Stop what you’re doing and listen to this United Nations song now

Posted by on June 3, 2014

For the more metal of you, the name “United Nations” might turn you off a bit. The band, which as been around since 2005, consists of members that are in other bands, many of them on the more screamo side. While label contracts have prohibited them from their names or likenesses being used, Thursday’s Geoff […]

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Watch Mutoid Man decimate a record store

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Mutoid Man blew our minds last year with their debut EP. If you haven’t gotten a chance to see the trio, which consists of Cave In mastermind Stephen Brodsky,Converge’s Ben Koller and Nick Cageao, you’ll get a chance tonight in Tempe AZ at the Yucca Taproom and at the Metal Sucks showcase at SXSW this […]

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New & Noteworthy, December 10: Rest Calm

Posted by on December 10, 2013

There are only two weeks left of new releases for the year, so while you’re perusing the new music of 2013 and formulating your own Top 10 list, keep these final albums in mind and do whatever you have to in order to preview them!   Mutoid Man, Helium Head (Magic Bullet)   This three-member side project […]

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