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Primitive Weapons will not deal with your electric drama

Posted by on June 15, 2015

New York hardcore quartet Primitive Weapons, dropped their latest video “The Electric Drama” directed by Zev Deans, who has previously worked with Portal, Behemoth among many others. The track is from their new upcoming album The Future of Death scheduled to be released this Fall via Party Smasher Inc., the label/art collective owned by Dillinger Escape Plan’s guitarist Ben […]

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Hear a brief snippet of Mastodon/Dillinger supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra

Posted by on February 5, 2015

It’s been a long time coming for Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. A collaboration between The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, and former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen, among others, the band’s had a name since 2012. But it finally seems like things are moving forward now, given from a clip that producer Steve […]

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Video: Members of Testament, Megadeth, Municipal Waste jam at Vice 20th anniversary party

Posted by on December 10, 2014

This past Friday (5), magazine-turned media behemoth Vice turned 20 in style, renting out the spacious Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard for a star-studded anniversary concert. Hosted by Andrew WK, the entire concert was several hours, and featured a house band led by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ guitarist Nick Zinner. Lil Wayne, Scarlett Johansson, Chromeo, Stephen […]

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All star metal, punk lineups to play at Vice 20th Anniversary party

Posted by on December 5, 2014

20 years ago, Vice Magazine launched in Montreal as Voice of Montreal. Two years later, they changed their name to Vice, then moved to New York City. Since then, to say it’s grown would be an understatement. Much more than just a magazine, it’s now an award-winning HBO documentary series, a television channel and a record label, along […]

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Ben Weinman speaks on The Ghost Inside album art

Posted by on November 19, 2014

There are certainly similarities between the latest The Ghost Inside album cover for Dear Youth and The Dillinger Escape Plan’s One of Us is the Killer. In fact, the moderator of The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Facebook page went so far as to call it an “offensively soulless rip off.” So Lambgoat asked Ben Weinman, founding guitarist of The […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan members staying busy

Posted by on August 26, 2014

In a recent video interview with The Dillinger Escape Plan, the band members revealed some interesting info about their various side-projects (and babies). Greg Puciato spoke a bit about the possibility of touring and another album with Killer Be Killed,  saying “both are possible,” but explained that the band isn’t a priority, and two members have family. He […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman suggests metal bands stop being Meshuggah

Posted by on April 2, 2014

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman recently sat down with Premier Guitar to discuss the state of metal and hardcore music in 2014. The guitarist is extremely excited about what’s happening in underground music, but he has a supreme dislike for the bands out there that are trying to cop the style, tone, and approach used […]

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Dillinger’s Ben Weinman To Be Operated On This Week; Band Gains Unlikely Fan

Posted by on June 11, 2013

We were supposed to interview The Dillinger Escape Plan on Sunday following their triumphant performance at the Orion Music + More fest. We call it “triumphant” because the band’s lead guitarist and songwriter Benjamin Weinman had broken his hand and it was unsure as to whether they would even be playing the festival. They persevered, […]

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Just One Day Until Our CMJ Showcase Featuring Prong!

Posted by on October 18, 2012

In a little over 24 hours, Prong will be back in New York City performing their first area show in five years. Tommy Victor and crew will be performing at Metal Insider’s CMJ Showcase, which is a Rocks Off! Concert Cruise. If the idea of seeing Prong play their first show back in New York […]

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Kimbra Collaborating With The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Back in March,  New Zealand singer-songwriter Kimbra (otherwise known as the girl in Gotye’s still-ubiquitous “Somebody That I Used To Know,” which is the year’s biggest-selling single) revealed via Twitter that she was a huge fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan. At the time, we’d mused as to whether that might lead to the two […]

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