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Bassist Craig Gruber passes away

Posted by on May 6, 2015

Bassist Craig Gruber, who played on Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, and two Elf albums with Ronnie James Dio, passed away yesterday at the age of 63. Gruber was in Black Sabbath for a quick minute, too, after Dio replaced Ozzy. Geezer Butler, who posted a link to Gruber’s medical fundraiser earlier this year, left the band but would return to record Heaven and Hell […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 12th – The Last Fight

Posted by on February 12, 2013

Being a metal fan since the year 2000 has become a jarring experience, to say the least. Watching bands like Killswitch Engage and Lamb of God transition from young upstarts into honored elders, seeing others like Five Finger Death Punch rise from complete obscurity to overwhelming fame, and trying to keep track of the countless […]

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