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Tag Archives: Slaves

Slaves have broken up

Posted by on April 11, 2016

Sacramento post-hardcore band Slaves have only been together since 2014, but they haven’t had an easy run of things. Perhaps that’s why it’s not super surprising to hear that they called it quits after last night’s show in Santa Cruz, CA. The band posted on Saturday, “Tonight in Sacramento and tomorrow in Santa Cruz are the last […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/3: A disturbing amount of debuts

Posted by on September 3, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Woo, boy. We’ve been hyping this up for a few weeks, but it’s even bigger than we imagined. Below this paragraph you will find twenty-two new metal album added to the charts. And that […]

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Slaves lost their agent, almost called it quits

Posted by on July 22, 2015

Once you get to the point of getting voted off a tour, you can assume things are not going well. Slaves had to find that out the hard way when Vans Warped Tour asked them to leave the already controversial tour, after their frontman Jonny Craig faced some allegations of inappropriate behavior. The damage that sort […]

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Slaves voted off Vans Warped Tour after allegations

Posted by on July 20, 2015

Once again, the band Slaves are in the headlines. This time, however, they are directly involved instead of just being witnesses, as  happened a few weeks back. According to an image of a flyer online, Vans Warped Tour had a town hall meeting where the bands voted on whether allow the band to rejoin the tour or […]

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Slaves guitarist attacker charged for incident as hate crime

Posted by on June 23, 2015

A few nights ago, while walking through Midtown Sacramento, Slaves’ guitarist Alex Lyman was attacked by two passerby without provocation, stabbing Lyman on the side with a “7-8 inch Rambo knife” leaving him with a 4-inch deep cut that nearly hit his spleen, in addition to other minor wounds. One of the perpetrators, Timothy Brownell, was […]

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Slaves guitarist got stabbed by a felon

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Slaves guitarist Alex Lyman was stabbed last night, and apparently without any provocation. While he suffered multiple wounds, he insists he won’t be missing any upcoming tour dates; Slaves are scheduled to join the Vans Warped Tour in mid July. From Lyman’s Instagram account: “Last night I was stabbed in the side with a 4 inch cut that is 2 inches […]

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Slaves guitarist offers Ronnie Radke alibi against gang rape allegations

Posted by on June 8, 2015

The weekend got off to an unseemly start on Friday as news leaked out that Falling In Reverse frontman Ronnie Radke had allegedly been involved in a gang rape. The accuser, Kacee Boswell, has been speaking about the incident on Facebook, asking for peace and respect. However, Slaves guitarist Alex Lyman has come to Radke’s defense. Here’s […]

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We Came As Romans continue covering pop songs, this time Taylor Swift

Posted by on October 14, 2014

On their last tour, metalcore band We Came As Romans covered UK boy band The Wanted’s “Glad You Came,” with their live rendition of the song winding up on their DVD. We defended their choice of covering the song based on the fact that The Wanted’s backing band includes members of Thursday, Primitive Weapons and From […]

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Unlocking the Truth Join up with Artery Recordings

Posted by on August 19, 2014

While Unlocking the Truth is in the studio working on material for their deal with The Cherry Party/Sony Music, it’s been announced that The Cherry Party has teamed up with Artery Recordings for all of their marketing and promo efforts. Artery Recordings is home to acts like Vanna, Slaves, Attila, and Chelsea Grin, so this is a […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/2: Once more ’round the charts

Posted by on July 2, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s a strange feeling when something so highly anticipated is finally in your hands. The new Mastodon album was being hyped before recording had officially begun, and if you’re at all like me you […]

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