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Tag Archives: Infectious Grooves

Interview: Suicidal Tendencies Dean Pleasants talks new album, current lineup, bands future and more

Posted by on September 11, 2018

Suicidal Tendencies recently released Still Cyco Punk After All These Years and celebrated the release with two shows this past weekend on the East Coast bringing out Sick Of It All and Iron Reagan as well as playing the bands very first album in its entirety. Having attended the Boston show, I can assure you it […]

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10 debut metal albums turning 25 in 2016

Posted by on January 5, 2016

Another year has passed and we’ve got at least 300 days or so before everyone starts talking about what the best albums of 2016 will be. Some people don’t really see the beginning of a new year as something truly significant, and others see ist as the perfect chance to start something new in their lives. In […]

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Five heavy David Bowie covers in honor of his birthday

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Today, David Bowie turned 68 years old. Be it the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust, or just Bowie, he’s had an incredible career and continues to adapt and change his persona and musical style and still remain stylish, cool and relevant. That’s also due to the songs he’s written, many of which are timeless classics. […]

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Metallica’s Robert Trujillo recalls meeting Ozzy Osbourne for the first time

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Robert Trujillo may be known as Metallica’s bassist nowadays, but for a while he was better known as Ozzy Osbourne’s bassist. Following stints in Suicidal Tendencies and Infectious Grooves, Trujillo joined Ozzy’s band in the mid-90s before joining that San Francisco garage band in 2003. During his time in Ozzy’s band, he appeared on Down […]

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These freaks are here to party: Infectious Grooves playing another show

Posted by on November 14, 2013

One of the most popular sets at this past Summer’s Orion Music + More festival was the reunion of Infectious Grooves, initially a funk-metal side project of Suicidal Tendencies. While the band never technically broke up, interest fell way off after their disappointing second album, 1993’s Sarsippius’ Ark. Also, bassist Robert Trujillo joined some other band […]

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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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Set Times For Metallica’s Orion Music + More 2013 Announced

Posted by on May 1, 2013

The second annual Orion Music + More festival is slated to feature a pretty diverse lineup. In addition to Metallica, the two day festival will feature performances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against, Bassnectar, a reunited Infectious Grooves, Dropkick Murphys, The Dillinger Escape Plan, FLAG (one of the Black Flag reunions), Gogol Bordello, […]

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Infectious Grooves’ Original Lineup Reuniting At Metallica’s Orion Music + More 2013

Posted by on April 4, 2013

At last year’s Orion Music + More, Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo reunited with Suicidal Tendencies for a short set that also included songs from Infectious Grooves. Now fans will get to see a proper reunion, as the original lineup of Infectious Grooves will be performing at this summer’s edition of Orion. In case you’re not […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2012 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is just a few days away. With that in mind, we decided to continue a tradition we started last year and list the top five events we’re thankful occurred in 2012. Sure, 2012 was […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day One Recap

Posted by on June 25, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show, but today is the first of two recaps, covering the first day’s festivities. […]

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