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Corrosion of Conformity (with Pepper Keenan) expand tour dates

Posted by on September 15, 2015

If you like the early to mid-90s incarnation of Corrosion of Conformity when they embraced their inner Skynyrd and made the stonerrific albums Deliverance and Wiseblood, then you’ve got reason to rejoice, as they’ve announced a run of dates later this year that includes the Deliverance-era version of the band that includes Down’s Pepper Keenan. […]

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Down and Corrosion of Conformity to hit the studio, says Pepper Keenan

Posted by on July 29, 2015

In a recent interview with Loudwire, guitarist Pepper Keenan was asked about him actively taking part of Corrosion of Conformity, bringing up the last album recorded with him In The Arms of God: Oh man, I remember when we were done with it and I was like “That’s as good as I can do it.” [Laughs]  […]

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Pepper Keenan returns to Corrosion of Conformity

Posted by on January 14, 2015

We’ve known it was happening for a while now, it was officially announced today that Down guitarist Pepper Keenan is returning to Corrosion of Conformity for a tour. Unfortunately for U.S. fans, the only dates are in the UK in March, but it’s suggested that there will be more. Joining C.O.C. in 1989, Keenan took […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: 20th anniversary albums we’d like to hear live

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Earlier today, Korn confirmed that in honor of their self-titled debut album turning 20 this year that they’d be playing it in it’s entirety. Whether you like Korn or not, this makes sense. The album essentially jump-started nu-metal, and while the band have gone on to become more poppy/electronic/what have you, their first album is […]

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Pepper Keenan to return to Corrosion of Conformity?

Posted by on August 11, 2014

While Corrosion of Conformity have had a bit of a creative renaissance by reuniting as their original Animosity-era lineup as a trio for their last two albums, they were arguably at their peak in the early ’90s with rhythm guitarist Pepper Keenan. Starting with the band for 1991’s Blind, the guitarist added vocals for 1994’s Deliverance, which found them switching […]

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Crowbar announce new bassist, as Kirk Windstein leaves Down

Posted by on October 1, 2013

It was announced a few weeks ago that Crowbar bassist Patrick Bruders was leaving the band, presumably to concentrate on his bass duties in sludge supergroup Down. Now, as Crowbar announce their new bassist, vocalist/guitarist Kirk Windstein has decided to exit Down to concentrate on Crowbar, Apparently, Honky guitarist Bobby Ed Landgraf is now playing guitar in […]

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Down Streaming ‘The Purple EP’ Online

Posted by on September 14, 2012

It’s been years since Down released an album, and they’re not about to start now. However, they will be releasing a series of EPs. On Tuesday, the wait for the first one, the awkwardly-titled Down IV Part 1: The Purple EP, is over. And if you just want to listen to it, the wait’s over now. […]

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New Music From Down Streaming!

Posted by on July 26, 2012

New music from Down was kind of like the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy, in that we kept hearing about it, but it was hard to prove that it existed. Finally, via Rolling Stone, the first taste of their forthcoming EP, snappily titled EP ONE, surfaced earlier this morning. “Witchtripper” is vintage Down that sounds like it […]

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Down Announce U.S. Dates, Close To Finishing EP

Posted by on March 22, 2012

As you most likely know by now, Down will be recording a series of four EPs over the next few years, with each one tackling a different style or aspect of the band. And back in October, the Nola supergroup started work on the first EP, which has been described as a “doom metal” record. […]

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Dave Mustaine, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Glenn Danzig And More Join Metallica Onstage For Last Two 30th Anniversary Shows

Posted by on December 12, 2011

This past weekend, Metallica performed the last two nights of their intimate 30th Anniversary shows at the Filmore in San Francisco. And like the first and second nights, the last two shows were jam packed with lots of surprise guests. So many, in fact, that we’re going to have to break down a few of […]

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