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Tag Archives: Thomas Pridgen

Giraffe Tongue Orchestra tour in question after Brent Hinds breaks leg

Posted by on November 24, 2016

Of all the collaborations and supergroups that came out in 2016, one of the most promising is Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Alice in Chains vocalist William Duvall, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Benjamin Weinman made a fascinating trio (along with mention Thomas Pridgen on drums) and the band’s long-in-the-works album Broken Lineswas released […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra (Mastodon, Alice In Chains, Dillinger Escape Plan) to tour

Posted by on September 19, 2016

  It took almost a year for Killer Be Killed, a supergroup featuring Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, Max Cavalera and The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato, to play their first live show. With Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, another supergroup featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan and Mastodon, we’re not going to have to wait that long. […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra make live debut

Posted by on August 31, 2016

There are lots of supergroups, but for the past few years, none has been more intriguing than Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Essentially a side project from The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman featuring Alice In Chains’ William Duvall, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds and The Mars Volta’s Thomas Pridgen, the album’s been in the works for several […]

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Supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra to debut live this year

Posted by on April 21, 2016

We’ve been talking about supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, comprised by The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, and Alice In Chains singer William DuVall, among others,  for half a decade already but we haven’t really heard anything from them aside from this snippet. At this point, all we knew it was that there’s such […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra is in the final stages of finishing debut

Posted by on October 14, 2015

t’s been over four years since Mastodon’s Brent Hinds let the cat out of the bag and announced he was working with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman on a project with former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen and Jane’s Addiction’s first bassist Eric Avery. Initially known as Giraffe Tongue, it then became known as Giraffe […]

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Hear a brief snippet of Mastodon/Dillinger supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra

Posted by on February 5, 2015

It’s been a long time coming for Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. A collaboration between The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, and former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen, among others, the band’s had a name since 2012. But it finally seems like things are moving forward now, given from a clip that producer Steve […]

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Chiodos lose a rhythm section

Posted by on September 3, 2014

It’s a tough day for bands with “Chi” in the beginning of their name, innit? The “Parks and Devastation” tour kicks off tomorrow  (4) in Pittsburgh, and when it does, Chiodos will have a completely different rhythm section on the road with them, as bassist Matt Goddard and drummer Derrick Frost have left the band. […]

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Former The Mars Volta drummers are beefing

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Scrolling through our newsfeed, we couldn’t help but notice that former drummer for prog-rockers The Mars Volta, Thomas Pridgen, is calling out another former drummer of the band, Dave Elitch. In a Facebook post that has since been deleted, Pridgen said to his followers: So you got a dude (Dave Elitch) calling people you work […]

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Ben Weinman Reveals Name Of Supergroup With Mastodon/Jane’s Addiction Members, Posts More Footage Of DEP’s Performance With Mike Patton

Posted by on November 10, 2011

Fans are still ecstatic over the fact that The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman, Mastodon singer/guitarist Brent Hinds, ex-MarsVolta drummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex-Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery are working on a project together. Last we heard, Weinman and Avery were working on some recordings together. However, in a message posted last night (November […]

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DEP’s Ben Weinman Gives Update On Supergroup With Members of Mastodon, Jane’s Addiction, and The Mars Volta

Posted by on September 16, 2011

Back in June, Mastodon’s Brent Hinds revealed that he was working on a new group with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman, ex-MarsVoltadrummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex-Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery. Since then, nothing else has been revealed about this alternative metal nerd’s wet dream. However, in a recent (and lengthy) blog update discussing multiple […]

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