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Two killed, 23 injured at SXSW [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 13, 2014

At least two people have died and 23 are injured, five of them in critical condition, following a hit and run accident in which a car plowed through a barricade and through a throng of people at South by Southwest. The accident happened near the Mohawk on Red River Road following ††† (Crosses) show at the […]

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Premiere: We Could Watch Hellbenders’ New Video More Than Three Times

Posted by on March 11, 2014

If you’re heading to/are at SXSW, you might be aware that Brazilian act Hellbenders are making their U.S. debut during this week’s festivities. They’re even one of the five unsigned bands we’re psyched to see at SXSW. In celebration of this, we’re premiering the band’s new video for the track “3 Times Or More” off […]

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Watch Mutoid Man decimate a record store

Posted by on March 11, 2014

Mutoid Man blew our minds last year with their debut EP. If you haven’t gotten a chance to see the trio, which consists of Cave In mastermind Stephen Brodsky,Converge’s Ben Koller and Nick Cageao, you’ll get a chance tonight in Tempe AZ at the Yucca Taproom and at the Metal Sucks showcase at SXSW this […]

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Get ready for SXSW with our metal playlist

Posted by on March 8, 2014

By now, many in the music industry are either touring on their way down to Austin, making a final checklist before heading down there, or already representing at the interactive portion of SXSW. The music segment of the annual South by Southwest conference starts on Tuesday, and as we continue to update our schedule of […]

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Best Metal Performances At SXSW

Posted by on March 20, 2013

6. Howl MetalSucks presents South By South Death at the Dirty Dog Prior to this performance I was only casually acquainted with the band’s fifth full length Full of Hell, which is quite solid. Since then, Vincent Hausman dropped the guitar to focus fully on vocals which seems to have been beneficial for the band. his performance […]

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Eddie Van Halen And Tom Morello To Appear on LL Cool J Album

Posted by on March 15, 2013

Looks like LL Cool J’s new album is about to get some guitar hero treatment. Earlier this month, both the rapper and Eddie Van Halen posted photos of the two in the studio together. Then at his SXSW performance, LL Cool J himself confirmed that special guests on his new album Authentic would include both the […]

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Video: Dave Grohl Gives Keynote Speech At SXSW

Posted by on March 15, 2013

Yesterday morning, Dave Grohl gave the keynote speech at SXSW. Although the Foo Fighters frontman went about this in a humorous, entertaining way, he went on to called the moment, “without a doubt, my musical life’s greatest honor.” One of the main statements he conveyed in his speech was that “The musician comes first.” He […]

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Eminence’s Alan Wallace On Recording With Sepultura’s Paulo Jr. And His Hopes For The U.S.

Posted by on March 14, 2013

Back in October of 2012, Eminence made their live U.S. debut aboard Metal Insider’s CMJ boat show with Prong and For Sleeping Or Jumping. And to say that we were extremely impressed by the Brazilian metal outfit’s set is an understatement. Eminence put on a face-melting performance that night, making us anxious to hear their long-awaited follow-up […]

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Skeletonwitch Plays New Song at SXSW

Posted by on March 14, 2013

Any new Skeletonwitch is good Skeletonwitch. According to the band’s Facebook, the band is nearly done writing the new album up in Salem, MA and will be recording with the help of Converge’s Kurt Ballou. But why wait for new material when you can hear some now? The above video was recorded during the band’s […]

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Stream The Vans/Pitchfork’s “Show No Mercy” SXSW Showcase Now

Posted by on March 13, 2013

Wish you were at SXSW? If you’re one of the very few that said “no”, you’ll change your mind when you realize who’s playing the Vans/Pitchfork Showcase. It’s been happening since 12pm and headliner Skeletonwitch should be enough to get you excited, not to mention Pallbearer, Royal Thunder. and many others. Thankfully for those who […]

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