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Former bandmate of The Mars Volta/At The Drive In’s Cedric Bixler-Zavala running for senate

Posted by on April 3, 2017

There’s a lot of political music out there, and there are even some politicians that are into music. Take, for example, Indonesian president Joko Widodo, who likes Lamb of God and Napalm Death. However, in Texas, there’s a congress member running for Senator looking to defeat Ted Cruz that’s not only a music fan, but used to […]

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Immigrant Lars Ulrich isn’t in favor of a wall being built

Posted by on March 7, 2017

  Throughout the first 34 years of their career thus far, Metallica really haven’t been that political of a band. Granted, “Disposable Heroes” and “One” are anti-war songs, but “Don’t Tread on Me” is kind of a pro-war one. And while they’re a mass-appeal enough of a band that they probably don’t ever want to […]

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Ice-T calls Donald Trump the “ultimate con artist”

Posted by on February 21, 2017

With Body Count having released “No Lives Matter”last Friday, the promo push for Bloodlust (out on 3/31 on Century Media) is on. That means Ice-T is doing interviews, and he doesn’t mind being provocative. If you’ll remember, Body Count’s first album had everyone from police commissioners to President George Bush denouncing “Cop Killer,” which ultimately got […]

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Kid Rock’s name thrown into MI senator consideration

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Last week, the Michigan Republican Party had their convention, and talk turned to who might take Democrat Debbie Stabenow’s Senate seat. A certain musician’s hat was thrown into the ring, and it was a “Make America Badass Again” hat. Roll Call says Kid Rock’s name was suggested as a candidate. Apparently, no official decisions have […]

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Kurt Ballou will record your band’s anti-Trump song for free on Monday

Posted by on February 1, 2017

When Donald Trump won the popular vote election back in November, many liberals looked back to  the Reagan/Bush years of 1980-1992 and said “well, at least some good metal and hardcore will come from it.” That was said so much that it almost became a cliche, but just over a week into his presidency, it appears […]

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