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New Static-X frontman’s identity has been revealed!

Posted by on October 8, 2019

Static-X has been working hard to keep the identity of their new frontman a mystery. Known as Xer0, the singer has been touring with the group while wearing a mask in honor of late frontman Wayne Static. Similar to “who is Tortilla Man” or “what’s happening to Fear Factory?” there have been quite a few […]

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Static-X and DevilDriver announce Fall co-headlining tour dates

Posted by on July 24, 2019

Static-X and DevilDriver have announced a second round of North American co-headlining tour dates. Dope, Wednesday 13, and Raven Black will be joining them on the run that begins this fall, which will continue to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of 1999’s Wisconsin Death Trip. The trek is scheduled to kick-off on November 8th in Austin, […]

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Static-X announce 20th Anniversary Tour & Memorial Tribute to Wayne Static

Posted by on January 22, 2019

Last year, Static-X promised to tour this year to celebrate the life of Wayne Static as well as commemorating the 20th anniversary of the band’s debut album, 1999’s Wisconsin Death Trip. So far it looks like the group have kept their promise as they announced a summer 20th Anniversary North American Tour & Memorial Tribute […]

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Former Dope/Murderdolls drummer Ben Graves passes away

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Cancer has struck once again as the former Dope/Murderdolls/Pretty Boy Floyd drummer Ben Graves has passed away. The drummer kept his sickness quiet as he spent the last 11 months fighting off the disease. Yesterday (9th), he unfortunately lost the battle. While his actual age is disputed on several websites, he was in his mid-40s. […]

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Dope makes Trump & Hillary bond in NSFW cover of Ministry’s “Thieves”

Posted by on March 8, 2017

It’s no secret that many aren’t happy about our new President Donald Trump. We have a collection of political statements and outbursts on this subject including Ice-T calling Trump “the ultimate con artist,” one believing his win would be the end of the United States, and others calling him the biggest joke. Additionally, bands fear […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/23: Animals lead the madness

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the metal world (and the music world in general) is recovering from the celebration of Metallica’s new album, Metal By Numbers is here to report on album sales in the meantime before Hardwired…to Self-Destruct‘s […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/16: The charts are the opposite of order

Posted by on November 16, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As I predicted last week, Avenged Sevenfold had a strong enough second week that they remained in the top 10, and so are still the best-selling metal album on the charts. Remember how Avenged […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/9: All the world’s a stage…for sales

Posted by on November 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the morning after Election Day in the United States and, well, things happened. Relax, I’m not going to go on a big political rant here; you get enough of that from social media […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 28th – Nightmare

Posted by on October 28, 2016

Let me start out this week by saying that very little surprises me in the world of new releases. The amount of advance research and preparation that goes into this column on a weekly basis is considerable, and because of it, I not only know what is coming out each week, but also what is […]

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Dope to release live album, launch crowdfunding campaign

Posted by on February 18, 2016

Remember Dope? Just barely, right? It’s been a while since they’ve released anything (2009, actually). Their biggest claim to fame was when they signed to Epic about 15 years ago, and they may be most popular for their cover of Dead or Alive’s ’80s hit “You Spin Me Round (LIke A Record).” Other than that, their […]

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