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Tag Archives: Refused

Review and photos: Deftones, Refused, Spotlights impress Boston, Asbury Park

Posted by on August 11, 2016

If you were alive and listening to heavy music in the ’90s, you probably owned albums by Deftones (probably Around the Fur) and Refused (definitely The Shape of Punk to Come). While Refused broke up just after the release of that seminal 1998 album, Deftones soldiered on, despite the loss of bassist Chi Cheng, who died in […]

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Spotlights tour diary: bringing us up to date in Baltimore, Coney Island, Philly, CT

Posted by on August 9, 2016

Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights are in the middle of two weeks on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band is writing a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this third installment, they hit the […]

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Spotlights tour diary: Deftones, Refused tour begins!

Posted by on August 4, 2016

  Earlier this week, Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights started a  two week run on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. We’ve enlisted the band to write a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. Check out […]

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Tour Diary: Spotlights muse on opening for Deftones, Refused

Posted by on August 1, 2016

  Starting tomorrow (2), Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights will begin two weeks on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. In addition to their regular live drummer, Josh Cooper, they’ll also be joined for some of the dates by Primitive […]

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Rob Zombie, Deftones, Thursday, Refused and more joining Misfits at Riot Fest

Posted by on May 18, 2016

  Last week, Riot Fest left fans utterly shocked when they announced that the original Misfits lineup would perform at both the Chicago and Denver editions of the festivals. Now the festival has revealed the first wave of bands confirmed for its stacked lineup. The Chicago edition (taking place September 16 – 18) will host […]

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Deftones release stream of new track “Hearts/Wires”

Posted by on April 4, 2016

After a long wait, Deftones will release their newest album Gore this Friday, and it’s been a rollercoaster since it was announced. We’ve heard two tracks off the new record to get a taste of what are we getting once the full-length is out, and that’s the best way to build up the hype but if you […]

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Deftones announce more Summer tour dates, Refused to support

Posted by on March 28, 2016

With the release of Gore a little over a week away, of course the Deftones are going to want to take it on the road. They already announced a Spring tour that includes a handful of festival dates in the States and abroad, but this morning they announced a string of additional US tour dates that […]

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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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Metal Insider editor Bram Teitelman’s top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 14, 2015

It’s pretty insane to think that 2015 is pretty much almost over, and as we look back, it’s hard to argue that it was anything but a great thing for metal. Heritage bands like Slayer, Lamb of God and Iron Maiden debuted in the top 5, and Five Finger Death Punch and Bring me the […]

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Let’s argue about Rolling Stone’s top 20 metal albums list

Posted by on December 10, 2015

Last week, Rolling Stone named their top 50 albums of the year. No big surprises, in that Keith Richards and James Taylor were up on the list. and one metal album, or arguably metal album, was. That album was Marilyn Manson’s The Pale Emperor, which also tops their just-published list on Rollingstone.com of the 20 best metal albums […]

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