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Tag Archives: Mindless Self Indulgence

Mindless Self Indulgence’s Jimmy Urine talks being in new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ film

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is going to be one of the biggest films of the year when it comes out next month. And it’s going to have quite a heavy influence. Rob Zombie will once again be in the film (presumably) voicing the Ravager’s GPS, and Mindless Self Indulgence’s Jimmy Urine will have […]

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In honor of 20th anniversary of his passing, here are some metal Notorious B.I.G. covers

Posted by on March 9, 2017

Twenty years ago today, Notorious B.I.G. was killed just two weeks before his second album, Life After Death, was released. He was only 24 when he was gunned down in Los Angeles by a still-unknown assailant. This happened less than a year after Tupac Shakur was assassinated in Las Vegas in another still-unsolved murder. While Biggie (real […]

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‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Fortune shines down on the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another stout list of metal debuts has graces Metal By Numbers this week with a total of twenty bands. I would have definitely missed a few if I hadn’t used Chris Colgan’s handy-dandy […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 18th – Adrenaline

Posted by on September 18, 2015

The wave of excellent release weeks continues today with a jam-packed schedule that will have your ears begging for the music to never stop. Read on for what may be one of the busiest weeks of the entire year!   Shinedown, Threat to Survival (Atlantic) Album number five from the rock group was only announced about […]

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Song Premiere: F*cking Werewolf, “My New Sneakers Could Never Replace My Multicolored Bangalores.”

Posted by on August 19, 2015

With a band name like Fucking Werewolf, you know you’re in for a unique listening experience before you hear a note (they’re technically named Fucking Werewolf Asso). The Swedish spazz-core trio have gone from a solo chip-tune side project into a bizarre electro-hardcore band with a reputation as a great live act. The band’s latest album, Why […]

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Photos/Contest: Win Jeremy Saffer’s top 21 portraits of the year!

Posted by on December 23, 2013

For the past decade or so, Jeremy Saffer has staked out a claim as one of the best metal photographers in the business. Having shot countless acts, from up and comers to the biggest in the business, he’s as close to a household name in photography as there is. Saffer was gracious enough to share […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/22: One Of Us Is Killing Album Sales

Posted by on May 22, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Wherever you are in the world, I find it my civil duty to inform you that, here in New Jersey, it is starting to get hotter than Satan’s fleshy fun-bridge. You might say I […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 10th – Rising Legions of Black

Posted by on May 10, 2011

Is it just me, or does it seem like there are a LOT more bands debuting this year than in years past? Virtually every week on this column, I have a debut release from a band freshly signed to their first deal and eagerly trying to make a name for themselves. By the same token, […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 10th – Pleasure and Pain

Posted by on August 10, 2010

Last week was marked both by sorrow and celebration. On Monday the 2nd, vocalist Mahk Daniels of Early Graves was killed in a tragic van accident in Oregon, striking another talented young band with terrible calamity. But there was also cause to rejoice, as Nightwish singer Anette Olzon gave birth to her second son, and […]

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