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Metal Blade partners with ‘Chopped’ chef to create Blacklight Media

Posted by on February 18, 2016

You might know chef Chris Santos as a judge on the Food Network show Chopped. He’s also the owner of a few restaurants across New York. He’s dabbled in the metal scene before, launching a hot sauce line with Steven Pearcy of Ratt, and filming a taste testing with Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta, and now he’s creating […]

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Video for Mastodon’s Asleep In The Deep in the works

Posted by on May 13, 2015

Mastodon are promising something psychedelic with their upcoming video for “Asleep In The Deep.” A track off the group’s most recently album “One More ‘Round The Sun,” this single will get the visual treatment of renowned artists and special effects pros alike. Shane Morton, the special effects brain of the operation, will be working with […]

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Here’s why they aren’t making iPod Classics anymore

Posted by on October 29, 2014

When the iPhone 6 came out, there was a lot of excitement about the newest and largest version of the phone, which has up to 128GB of storage. However, what was quickly noticed is that the iPod Classic, the only non-touch version of the iPod, and the last vestige of the original iPod, was quietly […]

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Fort Hood shooter’s love of metal may cause scrutiny

Posted by on April 4, 2014

No one knows why Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez killed four people, including himself, and injured 16. That’s probably not going to prevent people from jumping to conclusions and blaming it on the music he listened to. ABC News found a Facebook page that appears to be Lopez’ under the name “Ivan Slipknot” that matches […]

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Meshuggah Makes ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover…In India

Posted by on November 8, 2013

Meshuggah is wrapping up its touring in support of last year’s release Koloss with a festival show in India. The Bacardi NH7 Weekender will be happening at the end of the month, and to coincide the band is featured on the cover of India’s edition of Rolling Stone.  Guitarist Mårten Hagström recently spoke of the band’s latest plans with Loud magaine: […]

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