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Powerman 5000 accuses ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ of plagiarism

Posted by on February 26, 2016

Remember Powerman 5000? The nu-metal band’s biggest hit was “When Worlds Collide,” which was pretty popular upon it’s release in 1999. Perhaps popular enough to have been ripped off 11 years later for a Final Fantasy game, even. We’re not sure why it took Rob Zombie’s younger brother Spider One (ed note: probably not his real […]

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Find out how much U2, Alice in Chains, Shinedown and more made on the road

Posted by on August 12, 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 week, we have a short but sweet list of bands you may […]

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Emmure, Mushroomhead playing 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos

Posted by on April 20, 2015

The 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos is taking place in July and a few more bands have been added to the growing line-up. Joining Insane Clown Posse (of course), Twiztid, and Puddle of Mudd this year will be Emmure, Mushroomhead, and Neurotic November. Emmure had to cancel their European tour recently because vocalist Frankie Palmeri is having medical […]

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Powerman 5000 and American Head Charge tour to continue without Wayne Static

Posted by on November 3, 2014

The sad and unfortunate passing of Wayne Static this past weekend impacted many, and aside from his immediate friends and family, Powerman 5000, who’d been set to start co-headlining with Static tomorrow (4), had a decision to make. Ultimately, the band have decided to press forward with the tour. Yesterday (2), Powerman 5000 vocalist Spider left a […]

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Noisem at GWAR-B-Q: ‘We have all of the new album written’

Posted by on August 19, 2014

Shortly before playing a half hour set that had them literally swinging from the rafters at the GWAR-B-Q, we caught up with 2/5ths of Baltimore death metal quintet Noisem. Vocalist Tyler Carnes and guitarist Sebastian Phillips spoke about how they discovered GWAR, the metal scene in Baltimore, and what they were looking forward to doing after […]

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Amplified: Sever the Drama

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Hailing from Hartford, Connecticut, Sever the Drama recently released their second album Chasing Shadows. The band’s sophomore album, and first in four years, draws heavily from their influences such as Pantera, Lamb of God, and Sevendust to create […]

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Eyes Set To Kill bassist out of hospital; July tour dates canceled

Posted by on July 16, 2014

When we last checked in with Eyes Set To Kill, bassist Anissa Rodriguez was in the hospital with a clot behind her eye. The good news is that her eye is healing up and she’s been cleared to go home. The bad news is that the band have been forced to cancel the remainder of […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/4: A KISS-torical week of sales

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, now that’s more like it. We’ve got a nice hefty list of debuts this week, and topping them all off is…yet another KISS compilation album. I mean, I love KISS as much as […]

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