Tag Archives: The HAARP Machine

Stray From the Path announce new drummer

Posted by on February 23, 2016

After eight years and four albums, Long Island hardcore band Stray from the Path have replaced their drummer. Dan Bourke joined the band in 2008, playing on Make Your Own History, Rising Sun, Anonymous and last year’s Subliminal Criminals. There’s no reason as to why he’s exiting the band, but he’ll be playing his final show with the band next month. […]

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Interview: Mike Semesky of Raunchy and Rest Among Ruins loves concept albums

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Mike Semesky is no stranger to the life of a career musician. The frontman of Danish titans Raunchy has a musical resume that would inspire shock and awe in seasoned veterans twice his age. Semesky has recently added to that impressive resume with Fugue, the debut album from his progressive side project Rest Among Ruins. We […]

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Not Much Disclosure From The HAARP Machine In New Video Update

Posted by on February 21, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/pzr0eFPvMdw[/youtube] About a month ago, The HAARP Machine lost three members (with one becoming the new drummer for The Faceless), leaving only guitarist Al Mu’min. Since then, there hasn’t been much chatter from The HAARP Machine camp until a video was posted today. There really isn’t much to see in the video except someone making tea (presumably […]

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The Faceless Announces New Drummer

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Last week, The Faceless continued their reputation of multiple lineup changes with the departure of drummer Lyle Cooper. And today, the tech-death metal group has announced who their new drummer is…though the answer shouldn’t surprise you. The Faceless has confirmed that Alex Rudinger is their new full-time drummer. Considering that Rudinger has been the one […]

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The HAARP Machine Lose Three Members

Posted by on January 25, 2013

And then there was one… It was announced today that vocalist Mike Semesky, drummer Alex Rudinger, and bassist Ollie Rooney have left The HAARP Machine. This currently leaves guitarist Al Mu’min as the only member left. The three exiting members issued the joint statement, essentially pointing the blame directly at Mu’min: “Due to irreconcilable personal […]

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Drummer Lyle Cooper Officially Splits From The Faceless

Posted by on January 24, 2013

When The Faceless performed in Mexico this past weekend with Alex Rudinger of The HAARP Machine on drums, it made many question whether drummer Lyle Cooper was still in the group or not. Well, it didn’t take long for Cooper to confirm that he is no longer in the band. Cooper confirmed his departure via the following […]

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Has The Faceless Parted Ways With Yet Another Drummer?

Posted by on January 23, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/z-AQbeCpLVw[/youtube] The Faceless took 2012 by storm with their latest album, Autotheism. However, the tech death metal group are no strangers to lineup changes. That’s why it’s easy to speculate whether drummer Lyle Cooper is still in the band, considering he was absent from The Faceless’ shows in Mexico this past weekend. Metal Sucks were […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Like A Sour Stone

Posted by on November 1, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While most of the East Coast is still struggling during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, album sales across the board experienced a nice boost. And while some blonde singer upset about a break up […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/29: Metalocalypse Unleashed Upon The Charts

Posted by on October 29, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, we know, we’re a little late on this, but better a little late than never. Plus, if you live on the East Coast, you probably don’t have electricity anyway. At any rate, Dethklok […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 16th – Black Fire Upon Us

Posted by on October 16, 2012

A cartoon leading the new releases? There is only one genre where such a thing is possible, and that is metal. And while there are music critics that would scoff at such a thing, I think it is awesome that metal is able to provide such cross-media appeal. Besides, this is a cartoon band that […]

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