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Tag Archives: Death

Death’s manager Eric Grief shuts down possibility of releasing new Control Denied album

Posted by on October 10, 2016

Most of you are familiar with the godfather of death metal and the frontman of the band Death, Chuck Schuldiner and the immense influence his music had in the genre. But at the same time, he’s also the founder of progressive heavy metal band Control Denied. The short-lived band was only able to release one […]

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Interview: rapper Ghostemane talks death metal influences

Posted by on August 23, 2016

A Florida-based hardcore kid moves to LA to find better acceptance for his producing and artistic concept, and there he thrives. Ghostemane may be the first hip hop artist I’ve ever seen sport a Deicide shirt while spouting off about “broke motherfuckers” in a tone that takes me back to being seven and screaming every […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Songs inspired by horror films

Posted by on August 15, 2016

If you’ve seen the feed on your social media or spoken to your nerdy friends in the past few weeks, you probably heard about this show called Stranger Things. The Netflix show is an homage to all things ’80s, referencing important icons like Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and John Carpenter. In the same way that it’s somewhat of […]

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Album Anniversary: Death’s Scream Bloody Gore turns 29

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Today, we take a look back at Death’s debut record Scream Bloody Gore which turns 29 years on this date and is considered to be the very first death metal album ever released. It’s undeniable the impact that this record caused in 1987 as it was the defining release to create the path of what we […]

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Record Store Day 2016 releases unveiled

Posted by on March 10, 2016

As sales of digital downloads and compact discs continue to fall and streaming continues to rise, there’s one big exception, and that’s vinyl. In fact, in 2015, vinyl sales increased 30 percent, to nearly 12 million. There are several reasons for this. Apparently, millennials are leading the cause, because there’s something cool and  retro about […]

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Psycho Las Vegas reveals 2016 lineup; Candlemass, Blue Oyster Cult to headline

Posted by on January 20, 2016

2015 was a great year for North America when it came to festivals. Many amazing festivals took place like long running Maryland Deathfest; newcomers like Hell’s Headbash II in Cleveland, OH; or brand new festivals like Psycho CA and from what it looks like, all of them are coming back as strong as before. Psycho is the latest […]

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Holiday gift guide: These shirts trump ugly sweaters, so win one!

Posted by on November 24, 2015

It’s just a few days before Thanksgiving, and we’re really happy to report that we haven’t been inundated with tacky holiday sweaters yet. First of all, the shirts or long-sleeved shirts have a short shelf life. You’ll only wear them for maybe a month or so, and only a few times at that. Secondly, they’re […]

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Anthrax, Faith No More, Motorhead playing Riotfest Chicago

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Since 2005, Riotfest has been a dependable Chicago music festival catering to punk and alternative. They’ve always thrown some metal in the mix as well, with last year being GWAR’s first post-GWAR-BQ performance without Dave Brockie. The festival, now relocated from Chicago’s Humboldt Park to Douglas Park from Sept. 11-13, has unveiled their first wave […]

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Death bassist Scott Clendenin passes away

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Earlier today, former Death bassist Scott Clendenin passed away at the age of 48. The band’s manager Eric Grief conveyed the news via Death’s Facebook page: With a sense of shock I’m letting all of you know of the passing today of former DEATH bassist Scott Clendenin. Scott had some health challenges in the last […]

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Death metal supergroup Gruesome features members of Exhumed, Possessed, Malevolent Creation

Posted by on February 20, 2015

When you put enough talented musicians in a confined area together for an extended amount of time, eventually they’ll make some great music together. That’s exactly what happened when Exhumed front man Matt Harvey and Malevolent Creation drummer Gus Rios while working together on the “Death To All” Tour a while back. While playing classic […]

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