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Top 5: Klayton of Circle of Dust’s favorite industrial albums

Posted by on November 8, 2016

On December 9th, the first Circle of Dust album in nearly 20 years, Machines of Our Disgrace, will be released. Artist/producer Klayton, who may be best-known for his work in post-Circle of Dust project Celldweller, will release CoD’s first album since 1998’s Disengage on his own FiXT label. The album returns to the act’s industrial roots, welding electronic […]

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Find out how much Machine Head, Skinny Puppy, King Crimson and more made on the road

Posted by on January 20, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We are already halfway through January already, but there are still numbers published from the last few months […]

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Skinny Puppy chats about invoicing the U.S. government

Posted by on February 10, 2014

While industrial metal band Skinny Puppy found out their music was being used to torture prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, they wrote their current album, Weapon, about it. And while they’ve invoiced the U.S. government for using their music, that actually initially started out as a joke. The band tells Billboard that they were going to […]

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Skinny Puppy invoice US gov’t after music used to torture prisoners

Posted by on February 3, 2014

It would be a stretch to call industrial provocateurs Skinny Puppy “metal,” as the UK’s Independent does. However, it’s pretty insane to read that their music was used to torture prisoners in Guantanamo Bay prison camps, and even more insane to hear that, upon finding that out, the band invoiced the United States government. In an […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Sales Aren’t Looking So Fashionable

Posted by on June 26, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It may look like there weren’t many metal debuts this week. And that’s because there weren’t. Case in point, our top album is from Falling In Reverse, a band who seems to receive more […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/19: Black Sabbath Have Their First Ever Number One In The US

Posted by on June 19, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many metalheads will tell you that metal is more popular in other parts of the world in comparison to the United States. Others will tell you that Americans have terrible taste in music (a […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/12: Like Clockwork, Here’s A Number One Rock Record

Posted by on June 12, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may or may not have heard by now, Queens Of The Stone Age have a number 1 album. There’s a bit more to the story than that too. According to Billboard, …Like […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/5: The Devil Put Album Sales Here

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s one of those weeks where it looks like everybody put out an album. We’ve got a lot of debuts this week, and while we can’t say we’re surprised that Alice In Chains ended […]

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New & Noteworthy May 28: When The Sun Rose Again

Posted by on May 28, 2013

The improbable return of Alice in Chains on 2009’s Black Gives Way to Blue remains one of the best comeback stories in rock and metal’s history. So many bands in the past have disbanded after a member passes away, and who can blame them? With such loss and pain lingering in both their personal and […]

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Exclusive: Stream Paul Barker And Taylor Momsen’s Song From ‘FIX: The Ministry Movie’ Soundtrack

Posted by on March 30, 2012

Filmed by Doug Freel, FIX: The Ministry Movie chronicles the highs and lows of Ministry. The documentary includes raw and uncompromising footage taken during 1996’s Sphinctour, and features interviews with Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle), Ogre Nivek (Skinny Puppy), Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and many […]

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