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Tag Archives: Dethklok

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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Is Metalocalypse returning as MetalocalypseNow?

Posted by on October 2, 2015

It appears that a mysterious website by the name of MetalocalypseNow has popped up on the internet, with a countdown clock set to hit 00:00:00:00 on Thursday, October 8th at 1:45pm EST. Going by the name in the linked Facebook URL, “Metalocalypse The Final Chapter,” it seems pretty obvious that we are getting something. To […]

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Brendon Small wants you to save Metalocalypse

Posted by on September 9, 2015

Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse started off so amazing, and ended – well, actually, it hasn’t ended yet. Earlier this year, co-creator Brendon Small let the world know via Twitter that the network had pulled the plug on the series, even though there was a fifth season that he had planned. It’s been three years since we’ve seen […]

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Joe Satriani unleashes a Shockwave Supernova

Posted by on July 14, 2015

The latest solo album from influential guitarist Joe Satriani will be coming out next Friday, July 24th. Titled Shockwave Supernova, this will be Satriani’s 15th solo album, recorded at Skywalker Sound in Lucas Valley, CA and finished in late 2014. You can listen to the title track below, and hear why Satriani regards his backing band so highly. Joining him on […]

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Brendon Small to perform Dethklok’s The Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem live

Posted by on May 29, 2015

The mastermind of the animated death metal band Dethklok, Brendon Small, will perform The Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem with collaboration of Anthrax’s Scott Ian and The Paul Green Rock Academy showband in New York this coming July.   The concert will take place a week after a workshop where both musicians will have with the students of the academy at […]

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Robb Flynn needs surgery just ahead of tour

Posted by on May 11, 2015

After a bout of food poisoning, Robb Flynn of Machine Head was still in pain. Some tests were run, and now Flynn explained that he’s got a gallstone, and the surgery to treat the pain requires the removal of the entire gallbladder. That’s usually bad enough, but Machine Head are supposed to start their headlining tour in […]

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Jamey Jasta wonders what death metal fans spend their money on

Posted by on April 16, 2015

Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta doesn’t pull any punches. So it’s no surprise that when he Tweets, people listen – and respond. Last night Jasta Tweeted the following: “All Time Low sold 75,000 albums 1st week while Gorguts new album sold 300. This proves girls buy music while death metal fans buy…. weed?” About 24 hours later the post […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra has a new line-up

Posted by on March 17, 2015

Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman has a side project called, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds is involved, and originally Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery and Mars Volta drummer Jon Theodore were involved, too. But now according to an interview that Weinman did with SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, the band’s drummer is now Thomas Pridgen, also from the Mars […]

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Adult Swim pulled the plug on Metalocalypse, but finale will happen

Posted by on March 16, 2015

It’s been three years since the fourth season of Adult Swim’s hit animated series Metalocalypse and  over two years since the special Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem special. And while a fifth season was presumed to have been in the works, everyone got excited when a teaser trailer appeared on  Adult Swim stating that the show was returning on […]

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Metalocalypse creator Brendon Small on Nicki Minaj video: ‘They seem to be confused about art’

Posted by on November 12, 2014

If you pay attention to pop culture, you might be aware that Nicki Minaj (perhaps best known in the metal world for sampling Joe Satriani) has a new lyric video out that’s caused some controversy. The song “Only” has been accused of using Nazi imagery in the video, and with good cause, because there’s a lot […]

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