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Failure crowdfunding latest album

Posted by on January 14, 2015

We just found out recently that California’s Failure is recording their first new full-length album in 19 years, and now they’re looking to crowdfund their latest release. Said vocalist and guitarist Ken Andrews, “Obviously we are not the first band to do this sort of thing, but I do think our fans are uniquely qualified to make […]

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It’s official – Failure are recording a new album

Posted by on January 9, 2015

Fans of Failure were excited on New Years Day, when they updated their Facebook page art with new artwork that said “2015” on it, leading us to speculate that new music might be coming from the band. Today, the band confirmed that they are indeed writing their first album in 19 years. Ken Andrews took to […]

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New music coming from Failure this year?

Posted by on January 1, 2015

2015 – the year of failure. That’s not necessarily a great way to start off the New Year, now is it? However, “2015, the year of a new Failure album” sounds a lot more promising. The Ken Andrews-led band toured successfully last year, and now it appears that they’ll have some new stuff out, or […]

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Review and Photos: Failure, Tree of Stars Tour at Exit/In, 6/8 in Nashville

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Chances are, if you remember Failure from their heyday in the mid ’90s, you’re probably much older than I am.  In fact I only recently found out about the band, who recently reunited this year–putting out a new song–and are currently in the midst of their first tour in 16 years.  While this probably makes […]

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Failure play another new song, discuss new album and tour

Posted by on May 27, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/vWKDaOAwm34[/youtube] A few weeks ago, we got to hear the first new song from Failure in 18 years, and now you can help yourself to another. You can listen to just the audio of the song in the video above or you can watch actual footage of the premiere in the one below. Frontman Ken […]

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Listen to the first Failure song in 18 years

Posted by on May 15, 2014

’90s alt-rock band Failure has remained one of those groups that’s not particularly metal, but are loved by metal fans. Frontman Ken Andrews’ production has made plenty of engineers drool, Queens of the Stone Age/A Perfect Circle’s Troy van Leeuwen has played with the band, and Tool has taken the band out with them. APC and […]

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Failure announce North American tour

Posted by on April 7, 2014

For a band that had been defunct since 1997 and only has three albums out, Failure sure as hell made an impact. Their albums, especially 1996’s Fantastic Planet, are viewed as classics, and even though the band fit more into the alternative world, have plenty of metal fans. Frontman Ken Andrews’ vocals, as well as his […]

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There might be some good rock and metal reading coming next year

Posted by on March 5, 2014

If you’re not familiar with them, the 33 1/3 series of books is a stellar way to read about an album. Each book of 30,000 words is written about a particular album. Some of them are actually about the album, others are written from the point of view of the author and the impact the […]

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Failure To Open For Tool On Upcoming Tour

Posted by on February 28, 2014

It’s been 16 years since Failure called it quits, but they have since reunited and will soon be hitting up the States. And they won’t be touring alone. Failure has announced that they will be joining Tool on their upcoming tour, making it the first time the bands have toured together since 1996. Failure’s Ken […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: “Reunion Albums” we wish would become a reality

Posted by on January 20, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, our buds at Metal Sucks and Noisey debated whether or not the reunited At The Gates should make their way back into the studio and record a new album. Then this morning, The Haunted released its first new […]

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