Tag Archives: Tomas Haake

Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake opens up on his health issues

Posted by on March 16, 2022

  Tomas Haake, drummer of Meshuggah, has opened up about his physical health issues. While talking with Rolling Stone, the 50-year-old technical drumming master revealed that he has been suffering from eczema on his hands. Haake told Rolling Stone, “I have this eczema inside my hands. I’ve got to tape up all my fingers and […]

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Meshuggah Drummer Collaborates with ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Actress/Fiancé on New Project

Posted by on June 23, 2020

    Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and fiance Jessica Pimentel (best known for her work on Orange Is The New Black as Maria Ruiz) are working on a new musical project together. In an interview with the Behind the Vinyl podcast released on June 16, Pimentel (who aside from acting fronts metal band Alekhine’s Gun) […]

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Bill Burr calls seeing Meshuggah live a “life-altering experience”

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Comedian Bill Burr is one of the most popular comedians out there right now. He’s also got a pretty successful podcast. And this should come as no surprise to Metal Insider readers, but he likes metal. He’s spoken on his podcast in the past about instrumental stoner rockers Earthless, and yesterday, he went on and […]

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Happy Thursday, here’s some new Meshuggah

Posted by on August 25, 2016

The Violent Sleep of Reason is what the new Meshuggah album is called, and we’ve known it’s coming out in October. Today via Rolling Stone, we finally get to hear what it sounds like, via their streaming of the first song from it, “Born In Dissonance.” It’s every bit as chaotic as the band have been […]

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Meshuggah will re-release one-song EP with bonus content

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Long songs are nothing new to the metal world, especially not the realms of progressive or technical metal. That’s one of the reasons why Meshuggah’s 2003 I EP was so beloved by fans. If you’re a beginner Meshuggah fan, then I is basically an endurance test; for veteran fans, it’s 21 minutes of pure bliss. As such, […]

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Meshuggah will release 25th Anniversary DVD in the fall

Posted by on July 31, 2014

A quarter-century ago, the Meshuggah EP was recorded, and before anyone really knew what was happening, the entire landscape of metal changed just a few years later as Meshuggah grew to become one of the most influential bands on the planet. Way back in February, drummer Tomas Haake teased us with the announcement that new releases […]

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Meshuggah celebrating 25 years in style

Posted by on February 3, 2014

It’s hard to believe, but Swedish five-piece Meshuggah have been releasing music for 25 years this year. And the band plan on celebrating a quarter century of technical progressive metal by not only releasing some music this year, but also doing some select live dates that will include some North American shows. The band’s Tomas […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/17: Our Predictions For The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 17, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This week, the nominations for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And as usual, the announcement has garnered a mix response. […]

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