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GWAR's MIKE 'BLOTHAR' BISHOP: 'It's Not Difficult To Look At The World And Go, 'What A Pile Of S**t''

By David E. Gehlke "The New Dark Ages" marks the second GWAR studio album since Dave Brockie's untimely passing in 2014. The reconfigured unit — now fronted by bassist-turned-vocalist Mike "Blothar" Bishop — has maintained a business as usual pace that included 2017's "The Blood Of Gods", as well as...
June 13, 2022
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VOIVOD: Kickstarter Campaign Launched To Erect PIGGY Statue In Band's Original Hometown

A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched to erect a statue of late VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour in the band's original hometown. The eight-foot-tall (2.5 meter) aluminum sculpture is being created by artist Fred Laforge and will be installed in the Jonquière borough of the city of Sagu...
May 30, 2022
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Heavy Pendulum

For all kinds of noble reasons, CAVE IN are one of the most widely revered bands in all of heavy music. Whether reinventing hardcore, exploring psychedelic and progressive rock or simply being instinctively inventive and idiosyncratic, they have been a potent (if intermittent) force for creative goo...
May 17, 2022
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Watch: Former METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED And THE CHOPHOUSE BAND Perform At Charity Event In Jupiter

THE CHOPHOUSE BAND, the band led by former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, performed last night (Saturday, April 23) at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Florida. It was a benefit event for the Goldner Conservatory, a professional conservatory that offers the highest caliber of artistic educati...
April 24, 2022
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Former METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED To Record Debut Album With THE CHOPHOUSE BAND

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted spoke to the 98.7 The Gater radio station about the April 23 show he will perform with his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Florida. It is a benefit event for the Goldner Conservatory, a professional conservatory that offers the highe...
April 23, 2022
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VOIVOD's MICHEL 'AWAY' LANGEVIN Says 'Synchro Anarchy' Is A 'Pretty Dark Album'

By David E. Gehlke It would have been understandable for VOIVOD to permanently call it a day in 2009 after the release of "Infini" — the last studio album to feature guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour, who passed away from colon cancer in 2005. The guitarist gave his bandmates access to a laptop with p...
April 18, 2022
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DANNY LILKER Says 'Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly' Could Turn Out To Be NUCLEAR ASSAULT's Last U.S. Show

Bassist Danny Lilker of New York thrash veterans NUCLEAR ASSAULT says the group's June appearance at the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly could turn out to be their final United States performance. The band will play its seminal 1986 "Game Over" debut in full at the event. In a recent...
March 30, 2022
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VOIVOD Announces June 2022 North American Tour Dates

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have announced North American tour dates for this coming June. The trek will kick off in Trois Rivieres, Quebec on June 1, with 14 dates to follow and will wrap up on June 19 in Boston, Massachusetts. Comments VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin: "At last! After mo...
March 29, 2022
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Hear DAVE GROHL's New Metal Album As Fictional Band DREAM WIDOW

Dave Grohl's metal album that he recorded as the fictional band DREAM WIDOW in the FOO FIGHTERS' horror-comedy film "Studio 666" has just been made available digitally, with a physical release to follow later this year. The LP's first single, "March Of The Insane", came out last month. "Dream Widow"...
March 25, 2022
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DAVE GROHL's New DREAM WIDOW Metal Album Gets Release Date

According to Variety, Dave Grohl's metal album that he recorded as the fictional band DREAM WIDOW in the FOO FIGHTERS' horror-comedy film "Studio 666" will be made available digitally next Friday, March 25, with a physical release to follow later this year. The LP's first single, "March Of The Insan...
March 20, 2022
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VENOM INC. To Perform VENOM's Entire 'Black Metal' Album At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will commemorate the 40th anniversary of VENOM's "Black Metal" album by performing it in its entirety on October 2 at the Keep It True festival at Posthalle...
February 28, 2022
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Colossal Gods

It may not be instantly obvious what a "grand electric skull" is, but by the end of the opening track on COBRA THE IMPALER's debut album, most discerning listeners will definitely want one. This Belgian mob have the perfect post-millennial metal sound: thunderous, melodic and proudly progressive, it...
February 24, 2022
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DAVE GROHL Has Recorded Entire New Metal Album

Dave Grohl has told Rolling Stone that he recently recorded an entire metal album as the fictional band DREAM WIDOW in the FOO FIGHTERS' horror-comedy film "Studio 666". In "Studio 666", FOO FIGHTERS move into an Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history to record their much-anticipated...
February 17, 2022
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Pike Vs. The Automaton

It is a certified Heavy Metal Fact that Matt Pike is a badass. From inciting a doom metal revolution that resounds to this day with SLEEP or taking people's scalps off at a more destructive pace with HIGH ON FIRE, the Californian's mastery of The Riff and utmost dedication to rocking out harder than...
February 17, 2022
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VOIVOD Releases Music Video For New Single 'Sleeves Off'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have just released their newest studio album, "Synchro Anarchy", via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2018's "The Wake" was produced by Francis Perron at RadicArt Studio and features cover artwork created by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Lang...
February 11, 2022