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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 3/24

Posted by on March 24, 2017

This could be called a week of surprises. Steel Panther gave us an early treat with the free stream of their new album Lower the Bar and Northlane surprised us with the release of their fourth album Mesmer. With that said, a few music videos shocked us as well and here are this week’s best videos. […]

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Otep tells Jasta she has no love for The Butcher Babies

Posted by on February 28, 2017

Otep Shamaya was a guest on the most recent episode of Jamey Jasta’s podcast The Jasta Show. The podcast went into detail about her feelings towards activism, homophobia, politics and her hatred for the Butcher Babies, especially co-lead singer Heidi Shepherd. At first, Otep held back (slightly) by not revealing names (at around – 1:11:00): “There’s […]

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Members of Revocation, GWAR, Alien Ant Farm & more state their favorite Nintendo game

Posted by on July 15, 2016

  Yesterday, the internet went insane after Nintendo announced that they would be relaunching their classic NES system as the NES Classic Edition. The new console will come with 30 built-in games, many of them classics, like Super Mario Bros., Metroid and The Legend of Zelda. Initially launched in 1985, the Nintendo Entertainment System brought […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: The charts have a dark side

Posted by on May 4, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s May the 4th, a day to celebrate the month that Star Wars movies used to come in. While I’m a huge Star Wars I can’t get past the fact that saying “May the Fourth be […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: Aces high

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are two things about reading the charts that make me depressed: 1. Seeing that people are still buying Kidz Bop, and 2. Seeing a dead musician’s record sales soar. And it’s been too […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 15th – Seduce & Destroy

Posted by on April 15, 2016

After last week’s stacked release list, things cool down a little bit today. Call it a breather before we get to the end of the month, because we’re going to need it. Check out what’s coming out today, and be ready for the tidal wave that’s in store for us in the coming weeks.   […]

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Record Store Day 2016 releases unveiled

Posted by on March 10, 2016

As sales of digital downloads and compact discs continue to fall and streaming continues to rise, there’s one big exception, and that’s vinyl. In fact, in 2015, vinyl sales increased 30 percent, to nearly 12 million. There are several reasons for this. Apparently, millennials are leading the cause, because there’s something cool and  retro about […]

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OTEP leaves Victory Records for Napalm

Posted by on September 16, 2015

After three studio albums with Victory Records, OTEP is packing up and moving to a new label home with Napalm Records, as reported by Blabbermouth. Said vocalist Otep Shamaya on the change of scenery, “Signing with Napalm Records is one of the most exciting alliances I’ve ever made. I haven’t felt this excited to write a new album […]

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Video surfaces of Otep hitting guy with mic

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Last week, it came to light that singer Otep Shamaya took matters into her own hands dealing with an audience member at a show in Belvedere, IL. According to what she said in a statement, the supposedly large and drunk man threw a woman into the sound board, then called the singer a “cunt” and […]

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Kittie drop off Civil Unrest tour

Posted by on May 13, 2015

The male/female ratio at the Civil Unrest tour keeps leaning more heavily in the male direction, as Kittie have exited the Ill Nino-led tour. If you’ll remember, a few months back, Otep dropped off after the singer Otep Shamaya claimed she was groped by the vocalist of Terror Universal. While Terror Universal, a masked band whose members […]

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