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EYEHATEGOD Announces New Drummer

Following an intensely moving Joey LaCaze tribute performance at the first annual Housecore Horror Film Festival this past weekend, a set which featured Dale Crover from the mighty MELVINS holding down the drum kit, EYEHATEGOD continues moving forward with new drummer Aaron Hill. Hill comes by way of New Orleans' local acts MISSING MONUMENTS and ...

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EYEHATEGOD To Be Joined By MELVINS Drummer For HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Performance

The Housecore Horror Film Festival (HHFF) is pleased to welcome the MELVINS to the stage. The experimental sludge metal icons celebrate 30 years of musical disturbance at Housecore Horror Film Festival on Saturday, October 26, with an appearance alongside GWAR, WHITECHAPEL, GOATWHORE and IRON REAGAN. Housecore Horror Film Festival co-founder Philip Anselmo had this to ...

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THE MELVINS To Release 'Tres Cabrones' In November

THE MELVINS will release "Tres Cabrones", a 12-song release that finds Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover reuniting with original drummer Mike Dillard, on November 5 via Ipecac Recordings. "'Tres Cabrones' is as close as we're willing to get to THE MELVINS 1983 lineup," explained Osborne. "The best part is it's all new songs. I specifically ...

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DANAVA Signs With TEE PEE RECORDS

Portland, Oregon sci-fi psychmetal rockers DANAVA (pronounced: DON-UH-VUH) have inked a deal with Tee Pee Records. The group, which just completed a month-long European headlining tour, will enter an undisclosed studio this summer to record the follow-up to 2011's "Hemisphere Of Shadows", which was called "a 37-minute contact high" by the Sacramento News & Review. ...

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GIGAN To Enter Studio Next Month

Psychedelic extreme metal vanguard GIGAN will begin recording its newest studio offering next month. Titled "Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery And Super-Science", the band's third full-length, and second to be released through legendary, forward-thinking label imprint, Willowtip Records, will once again be recorded with long-time friend and acclaimed engineer Sanford Parker and will be unleashed sometime this ...

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I'm Now: The Story of Mudhoney - MUDHONEY

MUDHONEY ruled the Nineties. At least they should have. While you're probably wont to get on a few bad sides by referring to the revered sludge punkers as the godfathers of grunge, the safest and fairest assumption that can be made about MUDHONEY is they (not NIRVANA) altered the course of American rock music and ...

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Sweden's BOMBUS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Swedish metallers BOMBUS. The band's new album, "The Poet And The Parrot", will eb released in August. A track from the CD, "Apparatus", will precede the full-length effort on a strictly limited (to 500 copies) seven-inch vinyl single and as digital download. The single will be available ...

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DEMON LUNG's Full-Length Debut To Be Released In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 4 North American release date for "The Hundredth Name", the full-length debut from Las Vegas-based epic doom band DEMON LUNG. The eight-song album was recorded with Adam Myatt and Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, THE MELVINS, SLEEP) and features artwork by English illustrator Tom Bates (VISION OF DISORDER, AMORPHIS). "The Hundredth ...

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IRON TONGUE Signs With NEUROT RECORDINGS

Neurot Recordings will release the debut from Arkansas southern rock collective IRON TONGUE. Fronted by Chris "CT" Terry, the founding frontman of sludge legion RWAKE, IRON TONGUE formed when a group of veteran players with diverse musical backgrounds found a common interest in the need to get down and dirty and way, way gone. Churning ...

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TOOL Guitarist And Visual Guru ADAM JONES Talks 'Opiate' Reissue

TOOL will release a handcrafted, bonus-laden, limited-edition package of its original debut EP, "Opiate", on March 26 to mark the 21st anniversary of the six-song release. The anniversary edition is limited to 5,000 copies and features art direction by Adam Jones, illustrations by legendary artist Adi Granov and design packaging by Mackie Osborne, who has ...

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Oddfellows - TOMAHAWK

You had to wonder where TOMAHAWK was going to tread next after a two album succession of eccentricities, "Mit Gas" and their assemblage of historic Native American chants through metal and industrial scramblers, "Anonymous". Not so much gambits as simply playing true to what interested the group at the time of their recordings, it stood ...

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TOMAHAWK To Perform On NBC's 'Last Call With Carson Daly'

TOMAHAWK — the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE) — will have two songs from its Los Angeles performance featured on the February 27 broadcast (technically February 28 at 1:35/12:35 a.m.) of "Last Call With ...

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TOMAHAWK: 'Oddfellows' Video Released

"Oddfellows", the new video from TOMAHAWK — the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE) — can be seen below. The live clip, which features an assortment of animation and appropriately odd graphics, was filmed and ...

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VAREGO: 'Soul To Devour' Video Released

"Soul To Devour", the new video from the Italian "post metal"/sludge band VAREGO, can be seen below. The clip comes off the group's debut album, "TVMVLTVM", which was released last year via Argonauta Records. According to a press release, "TVMVLTVM" "is a mystical/esoteric concept that will have its continuity in the next works of the ...

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From the Vaults Vol. 1 - KYLESA

One of the genuine greats of the metal underground is Georgian sludge hounds, KYLESA. In league with fellow mud-prog maestros MASTODON, BLACK TUSK and BARONESS, KYLESA often becomes the forgotten noisy brats of their sweltering scene. Frankly, that reeks since they're one of the most inventive, bombastic and courageous bands in metal today. Every bit ...

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Temporal - ISIS

It's hard for me not to interject a personal note whenever discussing ISIS, so humor me a minute, if you will. To me, this was never a "post metal" band, a stupid, supercilious term I've always objected to in the first place. ISIS was an empirical, cinematic symposium of darkness and light, a sterling example ...

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TOMAHAWK: 'Stone Letter' Video Released

"Stone Letter", the new video from TOMAHAWK, can be seen below. The clip, directed by Vincent Forcier, was filmed during the band's late October tour. TOMAHAWK is the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE). "Stone ...

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BAD RELIGION To Release 'True North' In January

Iconic punk rock band BAD RELIGION will release its 16th album, "True North", on January 22, 2013 via guitarist Brett Gurewitz's famed Epitaph label. The follow-up to 2010's "The Dissent Of Man" was recorded this past summer and produced by Gurewitz and frequent collaborator Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MELVINS). The CD ...

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TOMAHAWK: Video Footage Of Entire Nashville Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of TOMAHAWK's entire October 27 performance at Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee can be seen at this location. A couple of the clips are available below. TOMAHAWK is the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn ...

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TOMAHAWK's DUANE DENISON Talks About Upcoming Album

"Oddfellows", the new album from TOMAHAWK, the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE), is scheduled for release on January 29, 2013 via Ipecac. In a brand new interview with Nashville Scene, Denison stated ...

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TOMAHAWK: New Single Available For Streaming

"Stone Letter", the new single from TOMAHAWK, the alt-rock super group featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE), is available for streaming at Spin.com. The track comes off the band's new album, "Oddfellows", which is scheduled ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: 'King Animal' Track Listing, Final Cover Artwork Unveiled

Reformed Seattle grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will release "King Animal", the band's first new studio album in over 15 years, via Tom Whalley's new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records, on November 13. The album's first single, "Been Away Too Long", will be available via digital retailers on September 27. ...

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ISIS: 'Temporal' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

ISIS will release "Temporal", a retrospective collection of unreleased rarities, remixes and videos, on November 6 via and Ipecac Recordings. "Temporal" spans the groundbreaking band's entire discography with inclusions from "Mosquito Control" to the band's final full-length album, "Wavering Radiant". "It was fun and also very nostalgic collecting material for this release," commented Aaron Harris. ...

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MASTODON And FEIST Release Digital Version Of Record Store Day Split Single 'Feistodon'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON and Canadian singer-songwriter Feist have announced that they have released a digital version of their popular seven-inch vinyl single, "A Commotion" / "Black Tongue" via Warner Bros. Records and Cherrytree/Interscope Records. The tracks are available at all participating digital retailers. This highly sought-after release also includes a special interactive "A Commotion" ...

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