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Tag Archives: The Doors

2019’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Slipknot, Jinjer, Life of Agony, and more

Posted by on October 9, 2019

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 29th have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include Life of Agony, Jinjer, Slipknot, Overkill, and more. […]

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What’s on John Garcia’s ‘Mind?’

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Former Kyuss and current (?) Vista Chino vocalist John Garcia says that he’s been planning on releasing a solo album since he turned 18. It’s only coming to fruition now, and John Garcia will be released on Napalm on August 4th in the United States. “My Mind,” which leads off the album, features former Garcia’s former […]

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Robby Krieger (The Doors) to guest on John Garcia’s (Vista Chino, Kyuss) solo album

Posted by on April 4, 2014

John Garcia has been busy with Vista Chino (initially called Kyuss Lives!), but he’s also been taking the time to record his first solo album. Somehow, Garcia has managed to wrangle a legend to guest on the album: guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors. On collaborating with Krieger, Garcia says: “To have Robby Krieger from The […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Bands and Songs Featuring Keyboardists

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. With yesterday’s passing of The Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, it got us thinking about the most maligned instrument in metal: the keyboard. While synths and keyboards aren’t the core part of a stereotypical “metal” band, there are definitely a decent […]

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Anthrax Isn’t The Only Band Putting Out A Covers EP

Posted by on January 31, 2013

After the relative success of their debut album Omerta, supergroup Adrenaline Mob has announced a U.S. tour and a covers EP. The goofily-named EP, Coverta, will be released on March 12, the same day the tour starts. This will be the most extensively the band has toured since their album came out last year. And given […]

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Megadeth, Rush, Skid Row And More Among 125 Artists Who Signed Open Letter To Pandora Over Compensation

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Digital radio and streaming services have been a hot button issue in the music industry, especially relating to revenue. So it’s understandable why many musicians would be unhappy that Pandora is lobbying lawmakers in U.S. Congress to pass the “Internet Radio Fairness Act,” which would change regulation of how royalties are paid to artists. In […]

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In Case You Need More Proof That The Grammys Are Flawed

Posted by on February 10, 2012

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will be taking place in LA this Sunday, February 12. And without fail, The Grammys proved how ignorant they really are in regards to metal music once again when they announced the nominations for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance.” As it turns out, though, it’s not just metal that’s been screwed […]

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Rock Band 3 Might Actually Teach You Music

Posted by on June 15, 2010

The popularity of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises has long been met by musicians and people that don’t like fun complaining that “if you’re going to spend all that time playing a fake guitar, you might as well learn how to play a real one.” Well, with the release of Rock Band 3, you […]

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SXSW 2010- Music, Day 2: Full Metal!

Posted by on March 23, 2010

It’s a pretty clear indicator that you’re a) busy and b) having a good time when your goal to update the blog daily with SXSW updates falls by the wayside your second day in. We did make a valiant effort to write about the annual music and tech conference, and did a pretty bang-up job […]

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