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Tag Archives: Benjamin Weinman

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman plays with The Prodigy

Posted by on November 20, 2017

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman’s day gig is coming to an end in just over a month. The guitarist and founder of the band will have time to concentrate on projects outside of DEP, which he did last year with Giraffe Tongue Orhcestra. And while that side project, which included members of Mastodon and […]

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It’s official: Giraffe Tongue Orchestra cancel tour dates

Posted by on November 28, 2016

On Thanksgiving day, we were perusing Instagram, and ran into a picture of Brent Hinds, his leg wrapped in a cast and holding a blade. The caption stated that the Mastodon singer/guitarist broke his leg in a motorcycle accident and it seemed to suggest that his shows with other projects Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, West End […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra tour in question after Brent Hinds breaks leg

Posted by on November 24, 2016

Of all the collaborations and supergroups that came out in 2016, one of the most promising is Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Alice in Chains vocalist William Duvall, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Benjamin Weinman made a fascinating trio (along with mention Thomas Pridgen on drums) and the band’s long-in-the-works album Broken Lineswas released […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra make live debut

Posted by on August 31, 2016

There are lots of supergroups, but for the past few years, none has been more intriguing than Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Essentially a side project from The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman featuring Alice In Chains’ William Duvall, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and The Mars Volta’s Thomas Pridgen, the album’s been in the works for several […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra document chaos in “Crucifixion” video

Posted by on August 12, 2016

It’s a neat trick when The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman is overshadowed in a band. But when you take the surprisingly aggressive singing of singer William Duvall, back it up with the busy rhythm section of Thomas Pridgen and Pete Griffin and throw in Mastodon’s Brent Hinds for good measure, Weinman can sort of […]

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Primitive Weapons’ Arthur Shepherd talks new album, five years of Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on April 22, 2016

Last week was a pretty epic week for Primitive Weapons vocalist David Castillo and guitarist Arthur Shepherd. Not only did the band’s sophomore album album, The Future of Death, come out one week ago, but Castillo and Shepherd are also two of the principal owners of Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus bar, which celebrated its fifth anniversary. The band, […]

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Supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra to debut live this year

Posted by on April 21, 2016

We’ve been talking about supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, comprised by The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, and Alice In Chains singer William DuVall, among others,  for half a decade already but we haven’t really heard anything from them aside from this snippet. At this point, all we knew it was that there’s such […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra is in the final stages of finishing debut

Posted by on October 14, 2015

t’s been over four years since Mastodon’s Brent Hinds let the cat out of the bag and announced he was working with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman on a project with former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen and Jane’s Addiction’s first bassist Eric Avery. Initially known as Giraffe Tongue, it then became known as Giraffe […]

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The wait is over – here’s new music from The Dillinger Escape Plan!

Posted by on September 30, 2015

Okay, well, we didn’t say a whole song. Yesterday The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Benjamin Weinman shared an Instagram clip from in the studio that quoted Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy.” Is it a cover of the song? Absolutely not. We do get to hear some sweet riffs and drumming courtesy of Billy Rymer. It’s hard to […]

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Metal Allegiance song lineup, release date announced

Posted by on June 16, 2015

We knew last month that the all-star Metal Allegiance was expanding from a one-off jam on a boat or on land to a full-fledged album. Today, the album release date and track lineup has been released and wow, it’s a doozy. Dropping September 18 on Nuclear Blast, the scope of artists involved and the collaborations […]

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