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Spotify playlist: Psych-rockers Super Snake’s songs that shaped current sound

Posted by on April 25, 2017

While New Jersey psych rock band Super Snake’s album, Leap of Love, was released this past February, the quintet are playing some New Jersey and New York shows in support of the album. Super Snake, which features Pete August, formerly of The Banner, and Trophy Scars’ Jerry Jones, play trippy, trancelike music, and Leap of Love was produced […]

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Watch Ghost perform (kinda) without makeup

Posted by on February 12, 2014

Since they formed six years ago, many have wondered who Swedish occult band Ghost (or Ghost B.C., we don’t wanna get sued) is. And last year, we sort of got our first look via the Noisey documentary Ghost B.C. – The Olde One – Papaganda. It showed frontman Papa Emeritus II without his makeup, also as […]

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Grace Perry Of Landmine Marathon: “Metal Has Grown Up”

Posted by on July 18, 2012

Taking the grindcore world by storm is Phoenix’s female-fronted Landmine Marathon. Heavily influenced by genre pioneers Napalm Death, they’ve toured with the likes of Warbringer, Nasum, and Prothestic Record labelmates Skeletonwitch. Personally selected by James Hetfield to play the inaugural Orion Music + More, the band is certainly headed in the right direction. Frontwoman Grace […]

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Red Fang: “Hopefully Early Next Year We’ll Have Our New Record Finished”

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Since 2009, when their first album was released on Sargent House, Portland’s Red Fang has quickly gained popularity. Now signed to Relapse Records, the quartet released Murder the Mountains in 2011 to glorifying reviews and hit the road with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Metallica took notice and invited them to grace the Damage […]

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Baroness On ‘Yellow And Green’: “There’s A Few New Tricks”

Posted by on June 28, 2012

As this past weekend’s Orion Music + More festival kicked off, the first band to play the main stage of  the festival was Baroness. The bigger stage was more than a little metaphorical, as their forthcoming album, Yellow and Green (due out July 17 on Relapse), should bring the Savannah, GA band to the next stage of […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day One Recap

Posted by on June 25, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show, but today is the first of two recaps, covering the first day’s festivities. […]

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Volbeat, Baroness Added To Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest

Posted by on May 21, 2012

If we were to have handicapped the final two slots of who would wind up playing Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival when it was first announced, we would’ve definitely had Baroness and Volbeat in the top ten. Baroness are now being managed by Metallica’s management company Q Prime, and with Yellow and Green coming out […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/10: Our Thoughts On Metallica’s Orion Music + More Lineup

Posted by on February 10, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now, most fans have already heard the news that Metallica will be holding a two day festival in Atantic City, NJ this coming […]

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