Tag Archives: Taproot

‘Spin’ names their top 40 covers by nu-metal bands

Posted by on April 28, 2016

Back in the ’90s and early aughts, the nu-metal explosion found bands, some of which had no reasons being signed, thrust upon us in the wake of Korn, Deftones and Limp Bizkit’s success. Granted, some of those bands were great, and others not so much. What they all had in common was that one of […]

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Former Bleeding Through singer is now The Iron Son

Posted by on November 5, 2015

Brandan Schieppati of Bleeding Through fame has started a new project called The Iron Son, and launched a new song called “Unleash Hell.” The brand new track is from the upcoming album Enemy, and features guest vocals from Chris “Motionless” Cerulli from Motionless in White. Schieppati explains the new project in a post on his Facebook page: […]

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Here’s the first Crucible (We Came as Romans, Taproot) single

Posted by on October 21, 2015

Last week, Crucible, a new Detroit-area band was announced. Featuring members of We Came as Romans, Assassins and former Taproot drummer Nick Freddell, the band promised to be “the heaviest music hands down” that producer Nick Sampson has ever worked on. Earlier this week, the band  shared a new song, “Death Rate,” that features guest […]

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Alice In Chains’ Layne Staley almost sang on a Taproot song

Posted by on August 17, 2015

With Decibel‘s fun article on the rise and fall (and maybe re-rise) of nu-metal that ran last week, a pretty interesting fact about Taproot has come to light. A new book about Alice In Chains, Alice in Chains: The Untold Story, mentions that former Alice In Chains singer Layne Staley had been set to lay down […]

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Taproot Release Music Video For “The Everlasting”

Posted by on September 12, 2012

Taproot has released a new music video for the song “The Everlasting.”

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Metal By Numbers 4/18: A Strange Case Of Bands Selling Albums

Posted by on April 18, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Talk about one hell of a week for metal and hard rock debuts. Out of the thirteen new releases that made it onto the charts, nine of them actually made it into the top […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 10th – Rolling Thunder

Posted by on April 10, 2012

The metal release calendar has quickly gotten up to speed since the beginning of the year, and that doesn’t look to stop anytime soon. So many incredible bands are releasing new albums, and despite the slumping recording industry, rock and metal are creeping into the charts more and more, infiltrating the Top 200 much more […]

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Victory Records Posts Free Digital Sampler

Posted by on October 20, 2010

Victory Records has released a free digital sampler that features songs from Carnifex, Comeback Kid, Within The Ruins, Otep, Taproot and many more.

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Metal By Numbers 5/19: As I Lay Dying Continue Their Rise

Posted by on May 19, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As I Lay Dying have released what many are calling their best album yet. While The Powerless Rise might be their best album, it’s not their highest-debuting, as An Ocean Between Us notched a #8 debut […]

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So Taproot Have A New Song Out

Posted by on April 1, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EphFMN4T7Uo&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Taproot was a band that had a few hits on Atlantic Records in the first half of last decade. While they started out lumped into the nu-metal category, the Michigan four-piece were ultimately a solid hard rock band. At the end of last year, they surprised the industry by a) still existing and b) […]

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