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Tag Archives: Saint Vitus

Metal Insider’s Top 5: guitar players by Sourvein’s T-Roy

Posted by on April 19, 2016

On Friday, April 8, sludge act Sourvein released Aquatic Occult, the fourth full-length and first for Metal Blade Records. The band’s twenty year journey to the label has seen them hit the road with Voivod, High on Fire and Saint Vitus, among many others. The North Carolina band called New Orleans and California home before returning  to […]

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QOTSA, Saint Vitus members form Royale Daemons

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In the ’70s, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were known as the “Toxic Twins” for their excessive drug and alcohol use. They’ve since cleaned up and made music that wasn’t as amazing (puns!) as their early material, but now there might be a new duo to replace them. We’re talking about Scott “Wino” Weinrich […]

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Wino issues statement on meth arrest

Posted by on November 18, 2014

Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich has made a statement through Decibel Magazine about his recent arrest in Norway and subsequent deportation. He was caught with 11  grams of methamphetamine on November 9th when crossing the Norweigan border. Said Weinrich in his statement, “After several productive year of sobriety, the rigors of almost nonstop touring and life’s circumstances led […]

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Wino was caught with 11 grams of meth

Posted by on November 13, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/z2wTyO6qc9s[/youtube] When Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich was sent back to America yesterday after being arrested and detained for possession of illegal substances, it was unclear what he had and how much of it. Well, according to a Norwegian newspaper, Wino was caught at the Norwegian border with 11  bags of methamphetamine. That’s a […]

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Wino detained for illegal substances in Norway, deported to States

Posted by on November 12, 2014

Some interesting news from the Saint Vitus camp, who are in the middle of a European tour. Frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich has been detained since Saturday (9) by Norwegian police, and as of today, they’re deporting him back to the United States. Even though their singer is no longer in the country, however, the tour will […]

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The Soft Pink Truth’s Drew Daniel talks black metal, electronic music, DLF Live

Posted by on September 29, 2014

As half of electronica duo Matmos, Drew Daniel is already pretty well known in the electronic world. Earlier this year, metal was made aware of him as well via his solo project The Soft Pink Truth’s latest album. Why do the Heathen Rage? was released earlier this year on Thrill Jockey, and consists of electronic covers of […]

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David Lynch Foundation’s Erik Martin talks music, transcendental meditation

Posted by on September 4, 2014

 There’s something about the hypnotic rhythms of drone music and stoner rock that’s trance-inducing. It’s not particularly that far removed from some of the principles of Transcendental Meditation (TM), a form of meditation used for relaxation, stress reduction and self-development. Director David Lynch has been practicing TM for years, and his David Lynch Foundation has been raising […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Die Healing’ by Saint Vitus turns 19 years old.

Posted by on May 9, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jSZHaaZtyk[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. One of the originators of doom metal, Saint Vitus, released their album Die Healing 19 years ago today. This was the last album by one of originators of doom before they split for over […]

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Vista Chino Drummer Brant Bjork’s Top 5: Stoner Rock And Metal Bands

Posted by on August 5, 2013

If anyone can be considered an expert of weed-inspired music, it’s Brant Bjork. Not only was he the time keeper behind seminal stoner rockers Kyuss, but continues the tradition with Visto Chino (also featuring his Kyuss bandmate John Garcia). In anticipation of the group’s debut album Peace, out September 3 via Napalm Records, we asked […]

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