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Tag Archives: Hail!

Chris Adler (ex-Lamb of God) “looking forward” to upcoming Hail! tour

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Chris Adler hasn’t had the best of luck this summer considering he is no longer with Lamb of God and his Megadeth drum kit was lost in the Betraying the Martyrs’ touring van fire. However, just like everything in life, there’s always a balance. Last month, we were curious who Adler was returning to the […]

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CBS Recruits Another Metalhead For Reality Show

Posted by on August 29, 2012

For a network that’s conventionally thought of as the network for old people, CBS has been aggressively courting the metal demographic, at least as far as its reality show contestants go. Last year, metal fans and the NYC metal community watched Big Brother 13 as Adam “Heavy Metal Teddy Bear” Poch made it all the way […]

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Mike Portnoy Quits Dream Theater

Posted by on September 8, 2010

The dream is over for Mike Portnoy. That’s right,after 25 years, drummer Mike Portnoy has announced his departure from Dream Theater. Portnoy released the following lengthy statement earlier tonight: “I am about to write something I never imagined I’d ever write. After 25 years, I have decided to leave Dream Theater… the band I founded, […]

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Slipknot Members Hold Press Conference

Posted by on May 26, 2010

Yesterday in Des Moines, the eight members of Slipknot, appearing unmasked, held an emotional press conference expressing their sadness over the loss of bassist Paul Gray. They were also joined by Gray’s wife, Brenna, and his brother, Tony. “The only way I can sum up Paul Gray is ‘love,’” frontman Corey Taylor said in the […]

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Slipknot Bassist Joins Hail!

Posted by on April 13, 2010

Slipknot bassist Paul Grey has joined the metal super group Hail! (featuring ex-Judas Priest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens and Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser). Grey will be replacing bassist Dave Ellefson, who recently rejoined Megadeth, and the band’s upcoming European tour.

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Hail! Announce First U.S. Shows

Posted by on December 21, 2009

Hail!, the all-star cover band featuring bassist Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), guitarist Andreas Kisser (Sepultura) and vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest, Iced Earth), has announced dates for their first ever U.S. performances. Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy will be joinging them on the trek. More details here.

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