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Tag Archives: Eric Avery

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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Nine Inch Nails Parts Ways With Adrian Belew; Announces U.S Tour

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Another one bites the dust! With the reformation of Nine Inch Nails, Adrian Belew is the next one to be out of the band. Belew posted a lengthier explanation about his departure on his Facebook page, but it has since been taken down and replaced with a simpler, “It didn’t work.” Here’s the original post: […]

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Nine Inch Nails Rejoined By Guitarist Robin Finck

Posted by on May 17, 2013

Bummed that Eric Avery (formerly of Jane’s Addiction) left the reactivated Nine Inch Nails without playing one show? Then you’ll enjoy hearing that former guitarist Robin Finck has rejoined the group. “It just didn’t feel like @NineInchNails without Robin Finck. Now it does,” Trent Reznor himself tweeted along with the picture above of him and […]

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Nine Inch Nails Loses Bassist Eric Avery

Posted by on May 15, 2013

Well that was fast. The reformed Nine Inch Nails haven’t even played a show yet, and they’ve already lost a band member. This time around, it’s former Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery. Avery (who has also been touring with Garbage this past year) revealed via Facebook that he was stepping away from Nine Inch Nails, […]

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Nine Inch Nails Returns, ‘Reinventing Itself From Scratch’

Posted by on February 25, 2013

It seems like only yesterday that Nine Inch Nails went on their farewell tour, but it was actually a little over three years ago. Since then, Trent Reznor has focused on several things, like winning an Oscar for composing music for The Social Network and How to Destroy Angels, his project with co-composer Atticus Ross and […]

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Exclusive: The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman – “Drugs Are Not Part Of Our Creative Process”

Posted by on January 24, 2012

Last week, The Dillinger Escape Plan’s singer Greg Puciato made quite a stir on the web with a particular posting on his blog. In it, Puciato recalled his experience the prior weekend after consuming too much of an undisclosed drug. Many found the story humorous and reported on it immediately. We at Metal Insider, took […]

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Ben Weinman Reveals Name Of Supergroup With Mastodon/Jane’s Addiction Members, Posts More Footage Of DEP’s Performance With Mike Patton

Posted by on November 10, 2011

Fans are still ecstatic over the fact that The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman, Mastodon singer/guitarist Brent Hinds, ex-MarsVolta drummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex-Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery are working on a project together. Last we heard, Weinman and Avery were working on some recordings together. However, in a message posted last night (November […]

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DEP’s Ben Weinman Gives Update On Supergroup With Members of Mastodon, Jane’s Addiction, and The Mars Volta

Posted by on September 16, 2011

Back in June, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds revealed that he was working on a new group with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman, ex-MarsVoltadrummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex-Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery. Since then, nothing else has been revealed about this alternative metal nerd’s wet dream. However, in a recent (and lengthy) blog update discussing multiple […]

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DEP, Mastodon, Mars Volta, Jane’s Addiction Supergroup Gives Us Superwood

Posted by on June 14, 2011

Brent Hinds is a very busy guy as of late. In addition to readying a new album with Mastodon, Hinds also just released a double album of his two side projects. But now it looks like he is attempting to create the motherload of supergroups. In an exclusive to Noisecreep, Hinds reveals that he’s been […]

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