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“Robb Flynn & Friends” Benefit Concert Announced Featuring Members of Machine Head, Metallica, Slayer, And More

Posted by on January 8, 2014

Machine Head made a post on the band’s Facebook today announcing the “Robb Flynn & Friends” Benefit Concert set for Janurary 17 in Oakland, California at the Oakland Metro Operahouse. The show will features members of Machine Head, Metallica, Slayer, Testament, Exodus, Suicide Silence, Death Angel, Forbidden, SpiralArms, and Rubble covering Black Sabbath classics. The […]

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Top 10s of the year from Anthrax, Broken Hope, SpiralArms, Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. Here’s the first installment, featuring […]

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Craig Locicero’s Top 5: Bay Area Thrash Bands And Overall Influences

Posted by on October 1, 2013

Craig Locicero has gone from shredding in thrash legends Forbidden to riffing with stoner hard rockers SpiralArms. With that in mind, we asked the guitarist to share both his top five favorite Bay Area thrash bands, as well as his top five influences while playing in SpiralArms. Check out both lists below, and pick up […]

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Gary Holt Performs with Hanneman Lecter, Slayer Tribute Band

Posted by on July 15, 2013

Exodus and Slayer touring guitarist Gary Holt took the stage in Oakland last night to perform Slayer songs with Hanneman Lecter, an all-star tribute to the late Slayer guitarist, Jeff Hanneman. In addition to Gary Holt, the band was also joined by Craig Locicero, guitarist of Forbidden and Spiralarms. The “Hannemania” event took place at […]

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Hmm…What Is Geoff Tate Trying To Say With The Cover Of His Queensryche Album?

Posted by on March 5, 2013

Shortly after one Queensryche announced they had signed to Century Media Records, Geoff Tate’s version of the prog metal group revealed more details about their forthcoming album. We knew it would feature plenty of special guests (and is supposedly “stupidly heavy”) and will be released via Cleopatra Records. Now we know that the album will […]

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One Queensryche Offers Sample Of New Song, While Tate’s Version Taps Members Of Forbidden For Album

Posted by on February 25, 2013

And now for your weekly Queensryche update. First comes a taste of new music from the rendition of Queensryche featuring remaining original members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, and Scott Rockenfield. We were already impressed by what we heard in the teaser trailer released late last year. But last Friday (February 22), Rockenfield appeared on Eddie […]

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Forbidden Loses Bassist, Singer Takes A Break From The Business

Posted by on July 5, 2012

The San Francisco Bay Area-based metal band Forbidden is now two band members short. First off, Matt Camacho, the band’s bassist,  has decided to leave the band for good. Guitarist Craig Locicero comments on the departure of his fellow band mate: For those that know and love Matt, this may be a shock to you. […]

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Members Of Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Chimaira And More To Make Guest Appearances During The ‘Death To All Tour’

Posted by on May 8, 2012

The Death To All Tour, a seven date trek in honor of the late Chuck Schuldiner, was already looking pretty awesome. The tour already promised appearances from former members of Death, special guest vocalists, and opening slots from Atheist and Gorguts. Now, Death To All is promising special guest appearances on select dates. Earlier today, […]

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