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Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg hosts one-night-only charity event in Nashville featuring members of Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Exodus, etc.

Posted by on October 11, 2018

On October 16th, Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg will be hosting a one-night only charity show. The event will be held at Basement East in Nashville, TN and it will be an evening of covers featuring members of Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Exodus, Mutoid Man, Nothing, Suicidal Tendencies, and more. All proceeds will go towards Buddies […]

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Suicidal Tendencies see off Brooklyn’s House of Vans

Posted by on July 18, 2018

After eight years of free and highly-curated shows, an NYC tradition, the House of Vans, is calling it quits after this Summer. And while the shows have included bands like Quicksand, Converge, Gwar, Mutoid Man and more over the years, the last heavy show they’ll be having took place last Saturday (14) with Suicidal Tendencies […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final interview: ‘I don’t have any regrets’

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Sadly, the time is nearing where The Dillinger Escape Plan will no longer be making music and no longer coming around to a venue near you. The band announced that they were retiring back about a year ago and posted their final shows at NYC’s Terminal 5. Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich had the privilege to […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra (Mastodon, Alice In Chains, Dillinger Escape Plan) to tour

Posted by on September 19, 2016

  It took almost a year for Killer Be Killed, a supergroup featuring Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, Max Cavalera and The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato, to play their first live show. With Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, another supergroup featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan and Mastodon, we’re not going to have to wait that long. […]

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Farewell DEP: The Dillinger Escape Plan to retire after next touring cycle

Posted by on August 5, 2016

When a long-standing band announces the end of their days, it can either be due to death, drama in the band leading to breaking up, or gracefully retiring. The Dillinger Escape Plan was formed back in 1997 and, despite the immense popularity and loyal following they’ve acquired throughout the years, the band has decided to call […]

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Two Minutes to Late Night is the metal talk show America needs

Posted by on June 17, 2016

You may have noticed how rare it is for metal to get any sort of mention or reference in mainstream entertainment like TV or movies. Hell, we go crazy when we see the slight reference of rock and metal at any random talk show just because we feel like popular media is very dismissive of this […]

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Party Smasher Inc. signs global deal with Cooking Vinyl; new albums from The Dillinger Escape Plan and Giraffe Tongue Orchestra slated for 2016

Posted by on May 10, 2016

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman has been running Party Smasher Inc. for quite some time. And while it truly is a multi-faceted collective that ranges between all sorts of mediums and art forms, fans most likely know it best as the label imprint behind The Dillinger Escape Plan’s last two records, as well as […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan confirms they’re in studio, new album is coming

Posted by on February 19, 2016

It’s official! The Dillinger Escape Plan is back in the studio. A couple weeks ago, we found out the upcoming album would be weirder and darker– as guitarist Ben Weinman called it. Yesterday Weinman posted a picture of drummer Billy Rymer in the studio, confirming a new album is in the works.  We’ve been waiting […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan new album “actually weirder” than last one

Posted by on February 5, 2016

The Dillinger Escape Plan released their last album One Of Us Is The Killer back in 2013 and the album was very well received. Today, the band just revealed some details on the follow-up record and apparently, it will be “actually weirder.” During an interview with VoidAu.com, guitarist Ben Wienman discussed about their new upcoming album which […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan to play ‘special songs’ this June

Posted by on June 1, 2015

The Dillinger Escape Plan will hit the road in a few weeks in company of Mutoid Man, Primitive Weapons and Rosetta, in addition to playing a few festivals. But even if the tour seems to be rather short, the band has plans to make all the shows “special”, according to guitarist Ben Weinman. Looking forward to […]

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