Tag Archives: Mr. Bungle

Twelve Foot Ninja Talks About Periphery Connection, Aspirations For The U.S.

Posted by on April 9, 2013

Twelve Foot Ninja has taken their home country of Australia by storm with their debut full-length Silent Machine. While the album has yet to be properly released in the U.S., the group’s unique style of prog metal (imagine Mr. Bungle infused with elements of djent) has already caught the attention of many American fans, including […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Heart Of Barf

Posted by on April 25, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we’re pleased to introduce a rather unusual pick for the Unsigned & Streamed column, New York’s Heart Of Barf. First formed in 2003 […]

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Video: Mike Patton Records Voiceovers For ‘The Darkness II’ Video Game

Posted by on February 23, 2012

Last year, it was announced that Mike Patton was reprising his role as The Darkness in The Darkness II. After numerous delays, the sequel to the video game series finally was released earlier this month. And to promote The Darkness II, GameSpot has premiered a video of the Faith No More/ Mr. Bungle recording his voiceover […]

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Melvins (Lite) Releasing A New Album This June

Posted by on February 20, 2012

As if this year wasn’t already jam packed with highly anticipated releases, the Melvins have announced details regarding a new album. Titled Freak Puke, the record will be released on June 5 via Ipecac Records. However, Freak Puke is slightly different from the sludge rock band’s previous 20 albums. This album will actually be released […]

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Tomahawk Joined By Former Mr. Bungle Bassist, Continue Work On New Album

Posted by on February 15, 2012

As you know, Mike Patton loves to keep himself busy with various projects, including a few film scores. So it wasn’t a complete shock when one of his other bands Tomahawk, also featuring ex-The Jesus Lizard guitarist Duane Denison and Battles/ex-Helmet drummer John Stanier, revealed via Facebook last November that a new album was on […]

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Mike Patton Serenades A Young Fan Onstage

Posted by on January 19, 2012

Apparently even kids think Mike Patton is the shit. During his Italian pop orchestra project Mondo Cane’s performance in Sydney, Australia last Tuesday (January 17), the Faith No More frontman brought a young little lady onstage. To be honest, the weird thing isn’t that Patton was videotaped serenading a young girl (pretty adorable actually). Rather, […]

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Mike Patton Signs On To Score Another Film

Posted by on January 10, 2012

The Faith No More/ Mr. Bungle frontman is no stranger to the world of cinema. He’s done scores for Crank 2: High Voltage, the short film A Perfect Place, and more recently A Solitude Of Prime Numbers. Plus, he’s done his fair share of voiceover work for movies and video games. And now Mr. Patton (aka […]

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Video: Mike Patton Joins The Dillinger Escape Plan Onstage

Posted by on November 4, 2011

Fans who saw Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Red Fang last night (November 3) in San Francisco are truly lucky. None other than Mike Patton joined The Dillinger Escape Plan for a rendition of “When Good Dogs Do Bad Things,” off of Irony Is a Dead Scene (the EP that DEP recorded with Patton […]

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Mike Patton Sings “The Christmas Song” For John Zorn’s Holiday Album

Posted by on October 20, 2011

Is there anything Mike Patton can’t do? He automatically gains respect for Faith No More and Mr. Bungle. But not many artists can pull off singing in an avant-garde metal supergroup like Fantomas AND release an Italian rock-meets-orchestra project like Mondo Cane. He even rocks at doing video game/movie voicework! That’s why as odd as […]

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Big Brother’s Adam Poch On “Keeping It Metal” While On The Show

Posted by on September 30, 2011

For anyone that watched the 13th incarnation of CBS reality show Big Brother this past Summer, Adam Poch was a revelation. The 39 year-old music industry executive was a huge metalhead whose signature growl was heard quite a bit in the early phases of the game. It was played up by the reality show that […]

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