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Depeche Mode singer talks Tool, Metallica; Failure cover “Enjoy the Silence”

Posted by on October 12, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/pjrdoeFtZT0[/youtube] While Depeche Mode’s moody electronic music occupies a place alongside other ’80s and ’90s alt-rock alongside The Cure and The Smiths, the band have amassed quite a sizable metal following as well. Rammstein and Deftones are among the bands that have covered them. Failure, who’d covered “Enjoy the Silence” on a 1998 Depeche Mode […]

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Failure have a Counterfeit Sky in new video

Posted by on October 8, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/S0P6t2rlo_k[/youtube] Failure’s The Heart is A Monster was one of the surprise albums of 2015. Not only because the band got back together and made new music after almost two decades, but because it was as good as it was. Now headed back on the road as a four-piece with Queens of the Stone Age guitarist (and […]

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Failure extend tour dates, welcome back APC/QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen

Posted by on September 2, 2015

Failure, if you haven’t realized, is one of our favorite ’90s bands that managed to not only reunite and release an album in 2015, but to reunite and release a really good album in 2015. The Heart is a Monster. They’ve been touring  behind the album, as you might have seen yesterday, and their live sound […]

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Here’s Failure playing live at a radio station

Posted by on September 1, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/4jIhx_DZ2Vk[/youtube] If you haven’t noticed, the ’90s are back in full swing. It doesn’t hurt that some of the best bands of that decade are putting out great albums for the first time since then. Refused and Faith No More both did it, and so did Failure. The Heart is a Monster, their first album […]

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Find out how much Aerosmith, Slash, Failure and more made on the road

Posted by on August 26, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This time around, we will revisit the numbers of bands we’ve seen before like Alice […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: July burns red

Posted by on July 8, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So, I made an oopsie last week; I listed the numbers for the new August Burns Red and Refused albums when, in actuality, they were pre-order numbers that sometimes appear. The numbers you’re seeing […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Repentless is already relentless

Posted by on June 28, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. With the exception of Disturbed, it’s been a pretty quiet week, […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Take a look, it’s in a Book of Souls

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. While we figured Lamb of God would hang out around […]

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Failure release Hot Traveler video, touring with Hum

Posted by on June 17, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/V6HL0BD4MN0[/youtube] To say that Failure have been away for a while is a bit of an understatement. Like Refused, they’re one of those bands that broke up in the ’90s before they ever really caught on. Stupid heroin habits. At any rate, the band released three albums, with 1996’s Fantastic Planet their most popular. It was also […]

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Failure announce summer tour

Posted by on May 18, 2015

With the release of their new upcoming album The Heart is a Monster on June 30th, California legends Failure have announced the first leg of their North American tour. During this tour, the band will have some festival performances including outings at Atlanta’s The Wrecking Ball, Ottawa Bluesfest and Milwaukee’s Summerfest and will also join Jane’s Addiction for a […]

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