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Tag Archives: Pepper Keenan

Review: Corrosion of Conformity show Philly how it’s done

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Corrosion of Conformity returned to Philadelphia’s Electric Factory this past Saturday night. They were opening for headliners Black Label Society; a band that receives much love in Philly. The house was packed and the fans were beyond pumped. In fact, openers Red Fang found themselves performing in front of a capacity crowd right at the […]

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Review: Corrosion of Conformity’s ‘No Cross No Crown’ is a return to excellence

Posted by on December 12, 2017

Yes, the new Corrosion of Conformity is everything you think it will be. It is an amazingly composed, heartfelt blues-inspired record. And let me say, this new album is filled with instantly catchy tracks that are going to have you singing out loud with your friends as you cruise the Carolina woods late on a […]

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Corrosion of Conformity announce new album, ‘No Cross, No Crown’; hear a song

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Two years ago, Corrosion of Conformity played their first show with guitarist Pepper Keenan since 2006. This was a significant change, because while he’d never officially left the band, they’d released two albums after a five year hiatus without him. While Corrosion of Conformity’s first few albums were punk/thrash crossover, when Keenan joined the band […]

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Are you interested in a new Corrosion of Conformity album in January of 2018?

Posted by on September 25, 2017

It’s hasn’t really been that long since North Carolina’s Corrosion of Conformity released an album. Back in 2014, they released IX, a scant two years after their self-titled eighth album that marked the band’s return to their Technocracy era. However, it has been a long time, 2005 to be exact, since  they released an album with Pepper […]

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Clutch joined by COC’s Pepper Keenan for “Spacegrass”

Posted by on May 19, 2016

Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity are no strangers, having toured togetherback in the ’90s as they were both southern bands on their way up. The two bands are currently on the road together with Lamb of God, and Clutch have been comfortable enough to allow COC’s Pepper Keenan to take the stage to lay down […]

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Down far from done, Pepper Keenan says

Posted by on April 4, 2016

It’s  been a rough year for Phil Anselmo, for obvious reasons. His racist outburst at the Dimebash overshadowed the legacy of Pantera’s late guitarist, and also that of his bands and label. And while he’s been keeping a low profile as of late, and cancelled Down’s Summer touring schedule in the wake of his actions. […]

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Down/COC’s Pepper Keenan accepts Anselmo apology as New Orleans gig canceled

Posted by on February 5, 2016

Yesterday in a statement posted on his personal web site, Phil Anselmo revealed that he’d asked Down, a supergroup he’s at the center of, to continue on without him. Although there’s no word on whether that’s actually going to be seriously considered by the rest of the band, it likely won’t be if Pepper Keenan […]

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Metallica’s James Hetfield shares his ‘Top 10 Thingz of 2015’

Posted by on December 15, 2015

At the end of every year, everyone has a top 10 of anything that happened during those 365 days. They could be top 10 best releases of the year like the ones these amazing writers recently shared or top 10 events that really made a positive impact on that person. While some artists like Scott […]

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Exclusive: Corrosion of Conformity frontman details his dream tour

Posted by on December 4, 2015

At the end of last year, we interviewed Corrosion of Conformity’s Pepper Keenan about past albums, Down and his upcoming plans. You can click here to view the interview. With the band’s tour with Lamb of God and Clutch happening now, we asked some questions about what his dream tour as Corrosion of Conformity would […]

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Interview: Pepper Keenan Reveals ‘Blind’ Recording Difficulties, Down’s Upcoming Plans

Posted by on December 4, 2015

Corrosion of Conformity has had an ever-evolving lineup since their formation in 1982. As for Pepper Keenan, the vocalist/guitarist joined in 1989 and continued with the group for five studio albums before leaving to dedicate his time to the Down supergroup. More recently, Pepper rejoined CoC to tour and record the band’s overall tenth album. Metal […]

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