Tag Archives: Trouble

Former Trouble vocalist, the late Eric Wagner releases lyric video for posthumous track “In the Lonely Light of Mourning”

Posted by on February 8, 2022

  Fromer Trouble vocalist Eric Wagner passed away from complications of Covid 19 in Las Vegas on August 22, 2021, at the age of 62. Before his tragic passing, Wagner completed work on a solo album, a lifelong dream of the artist. In The Lonely Light Of Mourning will be released posthumously on March 18 […]

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Former Trouble singer Eric Wagner has passed away

Posted by on August 23, 2021

  Eric Wagner, vocalist for for Illinois doom pioneers, Trouble, has passed away after being admitted to the hospital last week with COVID pneumonia. In a Facebook post Wagner’s son, Luke confirmed the worst: “Hey all this is Luke Wagner his oldest son. Eric Wagner has passed away.” Best known for pioneering a style of heavy metal known as […]

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Death Metal Allstars become Devil’s Highway

Posted by on September 15, 2014

The former Death Metal Allstars are becoming a whole new supergroup. Originally formed in 2008 as a touring death metal band for a small run of shows in Japan, they’re making it official with an album due out in early 2015. The new band, Devil’s Highway, features vocalist Kyle Thomas (Trouble, Exhorder), guitarist Ralph Santolla (Deicide, Obituary, Death), guitarist Matt […]

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Making Beer Is No ‘Trouble’ For Jeff Olson

Posted by on January 24, 2014

Another year, another beer-and-metal collaboration. Jeff “Oly” Olson, the original drummer for legendary doom metal band Trouble and founding member of Retro Grave, has spent the last few years working for Portland, Maine brewery Allagash. For 2014, the brewery has announced a new stout called Red Howes, which is the creation of Allagash and Olson. […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/7: Unsurprisingly, Five Finger Death Punch Have a Number 2 Record

Posted by on August 7, 2013

We’re not always 100% right in our predictions when it comes to album sales. It’s like predicting the weather except 1) we have a high success rate and 2) no one ever cursed us for unforeseen torrential downpours. But in the case of a certain band and the release of the first of two albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Respect Walk Through Exits Only

Posted by on July 24, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have too many debuts for you this week, though what we do have is pretty cool. We’re mainly talking about the fact that Mr. Philip H. Anselmo has released his first genuine […]

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New and Noteworthy, July 16: A New Level

Posted by on July 16, 2013

While last week saw a bunch of new releases, this week is pretty light. However, there is still plenty of good stuff to go around for everyone! For one, the highly anticipated album from former Pantera and current Down frontman Phil Anselmo is out, we have new doom metal from Trouble, and more heavy stuff […]

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Fear Factory Added To 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Posted by on July 6, 2010

The 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a new addition to the lineup, and it’s a pretty heavy one, literally. I’m beating Metal Sucks to the punch now in saying that now that Fear Factory is on the tour, it’s probably the 70,001 Tons Of Metal cruise now. In all seriousness, Fear Factory is […]

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Unsigned Metal Spotlighted On Today Show

Posted by on October 2, 2009

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy It’s not every day that a metal band is featured on NBC’s The Today Show, especially an unsigned one, but that happened last week. To be fair, doom metal Earthen Grave didn’t get their own feature, but a profile of the band’s violinist, […]

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