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Metallica members form new band

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Members of Metallica have formed a new band called The Wedding Band. Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett decided to take one their off nights from touring and host a special show featuring Ugly Kid Joe frontman Whitfield Crane and former Queens of the Stone Age/Danzig drummer Joey Castillo. The one-night event will take place […]

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Show review: Bloodclot bring back the spark of NYHC’s dangerous years

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Musicians and artists from the Lower East Side “before it was cool” will always hold a special place in my heart. You see, before the Lower East Side (LES) became the new “it” place in New York City where two bedroom condos now go for $2.5m (on the Bowery no less!) it was a gritty, […]

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Dave Grohl has a BL’AST! with Nick Oliveri and friends on new EP; band signs to Rise

Posted by on August 7, 2015

Santa Cruz hardcore band BL’AST! had their heyday in the late ’80s, releasing several albums on SST Records. And like many a late ’80s band, they broke up in the early ’90s. After reuniting to play some shows in 2001, the band lay dormant until 2013, when Dave Grohl, a fan of the band, re-mastered […]

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QOTSA, Saint Vitus members form Royale Daemons

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In the ’70s, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were known as the “Toxic Twins” for their excessive drug and alcohol use. They’ve since cleaned up and made music that wasn’t as amazing (puns!) as their early material, but now there might be a new duo to replace them. We’re talking about Scott “Wino” Weinrich […]

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BL’AST get past QOTSA rhythm section for tour

Posted by on May 7, 2014

If you’re a newfound fan of the ’80s Santa Cruz hardcore band BL’AST, that might be because of their reformation. Last year, Dave Grohl remixed and remastered their 1987 album It’s In My Blood, which was released on Southern Lord as Blood. And if the Grohl connection isn’t enough to stoke your interest in the band, they’re planning […]

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Like Clockwork, Here’s A New QOTSA Song

Posted by on April 8, 2013

Here at Metal Insider headquarters, it finally feels like Spring. The temperature is pushing 70 degrees, and we’re bummed that we have to work indoors. That’s why it feels even more appropriate to be able to listen to a new Queens of the Stone Age track called ‘My God is the Sun.” The band played […]

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Dave Grohl To Drum On New Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Posted by on November 6, 2012

First, the sad news: Queens Of The Stone Age has parted ways with drummer Joey Castillo (who has been with the band since 2002). Now here’s the good news: mainman Josh Homme has recruited a very familiar face to record drums on the new album, Dave Grohl. Homme let the news slip during an interview […]

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