Tag Archives: Exodus

Obituary and Exodus team up for “Battle of the Bays” North American Tour

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Tampa Bay Florida death metal giants Obituary have teamed up with Bay Area thrashers Exodus on another Battle of the Bays tour. Together they toured Europe last year, and now they are bringing the battle to North America with support from Power Trip and Dust Bolt. The co-headlining journey kicks off on 9/14 in North […]

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Spotify playlist: Invidia’s Matt Snell’s music to drive to

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Invidia is a new supergroup featuring current and former members of Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and Skinlab. Currently working on their debut album with Logan Mader. it will be released on SPV later this year. Bassist Matt Snell, who’s logged time in Five Finger Death Punch, gave us a playlist of stuff […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metallica guest appearances

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Today, Heart released the title track of their forthcoming album, Beautiful Broken, via Rolling Stone. What makes it worthy of being written about here is that the upbeat, riffy rock song, originally released as a bonus track on the band’s 2012 album, features Metallica’s James Hetfield on background and occasional lead vocals. The 2:30 song is punchy enough that it […]

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Artist Vincent Castiglia’s 10 favorite metal album covers

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Artist Vincent Castiglia is well-known not just for his art, but for his medium, which is human blood. If that rings a bell, then you’re probably most familiar with his work that was done on a canvas known as Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt’s guitar. The guitarist gave 18 vials of his blood to […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Who could fill Brian Johnson’s shoes in AC/DC?

Posted by on March 8, 2016

AC/DC shocked a lot of people yesterday when they cancelled the remaining 10 dates of their tour, due to Brian Johnson’s hearing issues. And while bands cancel dates for health reasons all the time, the fact that they said that dates would be made up, likely with a guest vocalist, that was the most surprising […]

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Brian Posehn names guests for metal album

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Comedian, actor and former stoner Brian Posehn has a new film, Uncle Nick, coming out, but as many metal fans, he also has another album coming out. Unlike his first several albums, which contained several songs at the end (like “Metal by Numbers,” a name we stole for our column), he’s been talking about putting […]

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Exodus to play rarities while on tour with King Diamond

Posted by on November 6, 2015

Tired or hearing the same songs from touring legacy thrash bands year after year? If so, Exodus plan to remedy that problem on their current tour with King Diamond. Fans of Paul Baloff-era material will be happy to know they’re playing older fare like “Exodus,” “Bonded by Blood” and the speed metal classic “Strike of […]

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Rob Dukes really misses Exodus

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Former Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes  recently spoke with Dan Lorenzo of painfulpleasures.com about tattoos and music and he had some…colorful things to say about his former band mates. It all started when Lorenzo asked Dukes about the time tattoo artist Bob Tyrrell joined Exodus on stage. After breaking the on the topic of Exodus, the subject moved onto his […]

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Anthrax give birth to an Evil Twin in new song

Posted by on October 23, 2015

Anthrax have finally released a new song from their upcoming album! The new track is called “Evil Twin” and it takes aim at religious extremists, and it’s available today for purchase via the iTunes store and Amazon. Drummer Charlie Benante credits touring with band’s like Death Angel and Exodus for inspiring the riffs that he wrote for the song. Said Anthrax guitarist and […]

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Metal Allegiance pays tribute to Dio with “We Rock”

Posted by on September 22, 2015

Do you have the Metal Allegiance album yet? If you haven’t picked it up yet, you might want to splurge on the deluxe edition, especially if you’re a Ronnie James Dio fan. That’s because “We Rock,” the track that kicked off Dio’s sophomore album, The Last In Line, has been covered as a bonus track. […]

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