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Interview: Yob Frontman Talks Housecore Horror Fest, Favorite 2015 Albums

Posted by on October 21, 2015

Yob is a doom metal band that’s been gaining fame since mid-90’s, with a total of seven albums through labels including Metal Blade, Profound Lore, and more. Their most recent release, Clearing the Path to Ascend, was ranked as the best metal record of 2014 by Rolling Stone. We spoke to founding member, vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt, […]

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Eyehategod to sit out September shows

Posted by on September 8, 2015

New Orleans sludge merchants Eyehategod have been doing a handful of touring since last year’s self-titled album was released. And while they’d been all set to play a handful of festival dates next week in addition to a show at Philadelphia’s Underground Arts, they’re now taking September off. “Due to an unfortunate turn of events, […]

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King Diamond announce tour, performing ‘Abigail’ in its entirety

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Last week, we speculated about King Diamond playing the classic album Abigail in its entirety, after the band shared a picture of the album cover art captioned:  “ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! Keep an eye out for some major news on August 3rd.” Well, today is August 3rd and we were right! The band will head on a new tour […]

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Phil Anselmo discusses Superjoint reunion

Posted by on June 26, 2015

Many people were excited about Superjoint reuniting back in October 2014 at Philip Anselmo’s Housecore Horror Film Festival in Austin, TX, which was supposed to be a “one-off” show but after the positive response and success from their performance, the band decided to stay together a little longer and hit the road for the first time in […]

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Philip Anselmo offers official statement regarding Corey Mitchell

Posted by on October 29, 2014

The Housecore Horror Film Festival was struck by tragedy following a successful weekend when its founder Corey Mitchell suddenly passed away. While the Austin community and the metal community were hit hard by this, perhaps no one was impacted more than Philip H. Anselmo, who not only ran the Festival with Mitchell, but was also […]

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Phil Anselmo comments on Corey Mitchell’s passing

Posted by on October 28, 2014

The metal and Austin community was shaken to its core with the news of Corey Mitchell’s passing. Some more details of his death, which happened just one day after the second annual Housecore Horror Film Festival, have emerged. The founder of the festival, Mitchell, 47, was loading equipment into his car from Emo’s with a fan. […]

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R.I.P. Housecore Horror Fest creator/author Corey Mitchell

Posted by on October 27, 2014

We were bummed that we weren’t able to make it down to Austin for the second annual Housecore Horror Film Festival this weekend, but even more sad to hear that its creator, Corey Mitchell, died earlier today of an apparent heart attack. Apparently, Mitchell, who also was a regular Metal Sucks contributor, and had been […]

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Superjoint reunion is a one-off, Phil Anselmo says

Posted by on October 14, 2014

With Halloween fast approaching, that means so is the Housecore Horror Film Festival in Austin, TX. Put on by former Pantera/current Down and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals front man Philip Anselmo and best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell, bands on the bill include Decapitated, EYEHATEGOD, Napalm Death, Voivod, and more. Also scheduled to […]

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2nd annual Housecore Horror Film and Music Festival to feature Randy Blythe, Satyricon, Eyehategod

Posted by on June 24, 2014

Following the success of last year’s debut event, the four day Housecore Horror Film & Music Festival formed by Phil Anselmo (Down, ex-Pantera) and author/MetalSucks contributor Corey Mitchell have just announced that it’s happening again. Set to take place in Austin, TX, this year from October 23-26, it will be hosted by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe. […]

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Watch Down’s first show with new guitarist

Posted by on December 6, 2013

In late October, Down was one of the main attractions at Austin’s Housecore Horror Film Festival. Theor hour-long set also served as the first-ever live performance with their new guitarist, Bobby Landgraf (formerly of Honky). Landgraf replaced Kirk Windstein in the band, who left to concentrate full time on  Crowbar. The band’s October 25th performance […]

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