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Tag Archives: Mayhem Fest

Metal Insider’s top 10 most shocking moments of 2015

Posted by on December 23, 2015

As we look back at 2015, it was a pretty batshit crazy year all around. There were tons of releases, almost as many tours, and as jaded at the metal community is, there are always a handful of things that take everyone by surprise. Given the way the year wound up, the #1 most shocking moment […]

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Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum: “If It’s Not Dangerous And It’s Not Crazy, Then It’s Not F**king Interesting”

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Darkest Hour has never been one to repeat itself. Yet with its self-titled eighth album, the Washington D.C. band may have outdone itself. While it still captures Darkest Hour’s massive heavy riffs, the album is by far its most melodic and assessable release to date. Yet as guitarist Mike Schleibaum put it when speaking to […]

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Drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz on Cannibal Corpse’s longevity and working with Mark Lewis

Posted by on August 21, 2014

Cannibal Corpse may have completed Mayhem Fest, but the year is only going to get busier for the death metal legends. That’s because Cannibal Corpse’s 13th studio album, A Skeletal Domain, will come out on September 16. Yet if album number 13 proves anything, it’s that Cannibal Corpse are nowhere near slowing down or becoming […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Things we learned from Korn’s Mayhem Fest press conference

Posted by on August 5, 2014

When we arrived at the press tent for Mayhem Fest’s stop in Camden, NJ last Friday (August 1), we weren’t expecting to be part of a surprise Korn press conference. Yet suddenly there we were, sitting less than two feet away from guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier along with about half a […]

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Slipknot taps Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Anthrax and more for 2014 U.S. Knotfest [Updated]

Posted by on July 5, 2014

It’s been two years since Slipknot launched its own festival, Knotfest. At first, it seemed as though only Japan was getting the festival this year. However, now it appears Knotfest will also return to America in October, and with a pretty massive lineup. Along with Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/21: Time for Mayhem (rumors)

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Earlier this week, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival announced the dates and venues of its seventh annual tour. And although we know when and where the fest will be playing this Summer, they’re waiting until March 31st to unveil the actual lineup. And while Korn, Avenged Sevenfold and Body Count appear to have let […]

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Korn and Avenged Sevenfold to co-headline Mayhem Fest? Looks like it

Posted by on January 30, 2014

We’re roughly five to six months away from when Mayhem Fest typically hits the road. So naturally rumors about who’ll be playing the touring festival start to heat up by this point. However, Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer may have just leaked this year’s co-headliners. During a recent NAMM booth signing, The New American Media […]

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Things we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on January 3, 2014

We’re now three days into the new year, and we’ve already had one major revelation in the metal world. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there are going to be many more before the year ends. And while it would be both ridiculous and impossible to predict what the year is going […]

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Guitarist Hiran Deraniyagal Discusses Battlecross’ Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, Taking Their Time To Find A New Drummer

Posted by on November 20, 2013

2013 has been one hell of a year for Battlecross. In support of their new album, War Of Will, the Detroit group embarked on endless touring that found them playing on numerous club tours, touring festivals, and even Metallica’s own music fest held in their home city. And along the way, they even helped prove […]

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Drummer Jon “The Charn” Rice parts ways with Job For A Cowboy

Posted by on October 29, 2013

Just last week Job For A Cowboy revealed they were hard at work on a new album. As it turns out, they’re also in need of a new drummer, as Jon “The Charn” Rice has left the Arizona deathcore group. Rice gave Metal Sucks the following statement announcing his departure: “As of this past August, […]

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