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University of Helsinki teaches the history of heavy metal

Posted by on April 13, 2015

It’s no secret that Finland and metal go hand in hand, as historically this country has been a sort of mecca for the genre. This makes it obvious news that their higher education system is now starting to recognize metal as a part of culture and music history worth teaching about. A three-week course called […]

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Father of late Oderus Urungus suing GWAR for alleged theft of property and remains

Posted by on April 7, 2015

As if the devastation of losing a loved one wasn’t enough for both the family and bandmates of David Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus of GWAR), they are now in a legal battle against each other. William Brockie, father of the late David , is accusing the members of GWAR of stealing possessions and cremated remains belonging to his […]

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Shavo Odadjian directed Mortal Kombat X launch trailer premieres

Posted by on April 6, 2015

Last week, the official TV spot for the next installation of the Mortal Kombat series premiered – showcasing the directing skills of System of a Down bassist, Shavo Odadjian. Today, we finally got to take a look at the actual launch trailer for Mortal Kombat X which was also directed by Odadjian. The trailer features […]

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Salt The Wound recording featuring former Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes surfaces

Posted by on April 6, 2015

Exodus’ 2014 album Blood In, Blood Out marked the band’s first release since reuniting with their former vocalist, Steve “Zetro” Souza and parting ways with Rob Dukes. With a style significantly different than Dukes’, Zetro reintroduced Exodus fans to his vocal presence for the first time since 2004’s Tempo of the Damned. Recently however, the […]

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Gojira start recording new album in their own NYC studio

Posted by on April 6, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/tZJlkuJ2VeY[/youtube] In a statement on their official Facebook page earlier this afternoon, Gojira confirmed they are starting the recording process for their next record. They will be working out of Silver Cord Studio in New York, a facility owned and planned out by their frontman, Joe Duplantier. You can view the announcement post along with […]

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John Dolmayan says new System of a Down music may be written after tour

Posted by on April 3, 2015

Contrary to previous reports, new System of a Down music may take a bit longer than previously stated. Last month, we reported that System of a Down were working on new music when bassist Shavo Odadjian told Madcap Music Review exactly that – saying that he and the band had already written some songs and […]

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Megadeth officially adds Kiko Loureiro to their lineup

Posted by on April 2, 2015

While Megadeth did a bad job hiding the fact that Lamb Of God’s Chris Adler would appear on the new album, they left many wondering whether rumors about Kiko Loureiro joining the band were true. However, Dave Mustaine has now confirmed that the Angra guitarist is indeed the latest addition to Megadeth. Mustaine had the following to […]

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Turnstile and more added to New England Metal and Hardcore Festival

Posted by on April 2, 2015

The lineup for New England Metal and Hardcore Festival just keeps getting better as the date draws nearer, which just makes us all the more excited to be involved with it this year! Three additional bands have been announced to play the festival, which takes place at The Palladium in Worcester, MA on April 17th, […]

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Jamey Jasta posts second solo track, “Deadly Business”

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta seems to be giving the solo album thing a shot lately, releasing “Deadly Business” today on his Bandcamp. It will also be available on Itunes, Google Play and Amazon tomorrow, according to Jasta’s twitter. Check out the new song below. This track follows his release earlier this month of “The Immortal” […]

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Dark Sermon robbed of their van a week before tour

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Florida metal band Dark Sermon has reached out to their fans via social media to help find the culprit behind the recent theft of their touring van. Only a week before they head out on the No Mercy No Surrender Tour with Sworn Enemy, Dark Sermon’s 2000 Dodge Ram 3500 was taken – luckily not […]

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