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Rancid's Lars Frederiksen on solo debut EP 'To Victory'

Lars Frederiksen is one of the most influential figures in American punk-rock history. Frederiksen has been the co-vocalist and guitarist for Bay Area punk legends Rancid for over 30 years. In addition, Frederiksen has also been a member of bands such as Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards, the Old Firm Casuals and many others. His […]

These 13 songs deserve some space on a ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ soundtrack

Videogame heads and skaters are massively stoked by the reboot of the legendary Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series. You know who else is excited? Music fans. The soundtracks to those games were some of the best underground-rock gateway drugs a generation could have. Which made us wonder about what songs should be represented in future […]

13 songs that should’ve been on the ‘Tony Hawk’ video game soundtracks

The Tony Hawk skateboarding video games helped form many people’s music tastes with fantastic soundtracks, introducing old-school punk, hip-hop and metal to those who may have otherwise never discovered some great artists. Whether it was highlighting classic punk and rock icons or newer artists, the soundtracks still hold up today as solid mixes to introduce […]

These songs with horror movie samples keep you on the edge of your seat

Is there a musician among us who doesn’t love a horror movie? From extreme psychological terrors to classic gore and splatter, the genre is pure escapism. And it’s more influential than most people might think. Our list of songs referencing classic horror movie samples shows how prevalent this school of film actually is. We think […]

10 songs that sample classic horror films so well, you'll get chills

Horror movies have influenced every aspect of culture outside of their own genre, but music has been touched by these films more than any other facet of society. From the aesthetic to the stories and the characters, these films are a huge influence on musicians spanning across hip-hop, metal, rock, punk and everything in between.  […]

Punk Rock Bowling postpones due to coronavirus pandemic

Punk Rock Bowling is joining the long list of events and tours postponing due to the coronavirus pandemic. In following the recommendations from the CDC, World Health Organization and government entities, the event is postponing until the fall. Read More: We Came As Romans reschedule ‘To Plant A Seed’ anniversary tour This year’s event was set to […]

Top 10 songs for metalheads to smoke weed to

If you’ve ever been to a metal concert or festival, you’ve surely smelt someone sparking up some sticky green stuff as weed has always been a go-to for heavy music listeners. From Black Sabbath bringing potheads their soundtracks in the ’70s to the sludge and stoner bands of the past few decades and everything in […]

Municipal Waste frontman shouts out Lil Wayne for band-inspired outfit

Municipal Waste frontman Tony Foresta recently posted a photo of Lil Wayne wearing pants that sported the band’s logo. The rapper’s connection with the scene as been undeniable for quite some time now. Read more: Mayhem Festival 2020 partial lineup and date reportedly leak Wayne dropped a mashup with blink-182 last fall while on an epic […]

Top 50 metal songs from the past 20 years

Metal has come a long way across the past two decades. From breaking away from the ’90s nü-metal boom into the new wave of American heavy metal and the shift to metalcore, deathcore and hardcore taking over once that scene started to fizzle out, there have been a ton of developments from bands both old […]

Municipal Waste drop “Wave of Death” off upcoming EP ‘The Last Rager’

Municipal Waste just announced some big news. The thrashy, speed-metal band revealed that their new EP The Last Rager will be released Oct. 11 and dropped the first single off said EP. The EP is put out under Nuclear Blast and claims to be four ripper tracks that embrace the band’s punk and street metal roots […]

10 metal-loving mainstream musicians who might surprise you

Dedicated metal fans are notoriously passionate about their music, even if it’s to a fault. The most fanatical ones will defend the genre at all costs, but not every fan of heavy music is locked exclusively into listening to blast beats and shredding riffs. Musicians often draw influence from some of the most surprising artists, […]

11 musicians reminisce about playing their first live gig

After forming a band, jamming regularly and writing songs, there comes a point when the group have to take the plunge and perform in front of a captive audience. We let members of the Bronx, Grayscale, Palaye Royale, Cancer Bats, Marmozets, Parkway Drive, Municipal Waste, Deez Nuts, PVRIS, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes and the […]

9 musicians relive their worst live performance ever

We’ve all had a bad day “at the office” before. A time that we don’t enjoy looking back at and cringe when we do, remembering what was absolutely not our finest hour is usually made considerably worse by the number of people who were there to witness the catastrophe in motion. We managed to get […]

10 musicians bill their fantasy ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’

Many moons ago, when MTV still mainly played music videos, Celebrity Deathmatch was one of their flagship programs (one which they will be reviving with Ice Cube).  The clay animation show saw two celebrities battle it out in the ring to settle a real or fictional beef, featuring matchups such as  Marilyn Manson vs. Ricky Martin, Courtney Love vs. Dave […]

10 musicians boast about their unusual talents

Just when you thought your favorite band couldn’t be more impressive, they are. Members of PVRIS, Municipal Waste, Grayscale, the Bronx, Milk Teeth, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Palaye Royale, Neck Deep, the Faim and Bowling For Soup brag about their unusual talents. Read more: Tommy Lee tells Travis Scott to “lawyer up” for allegedly stealing […]

14 musicians choose their favorite Disney character

You’d have to have a heart made of stone to not at least feel some mild nostalgia for Disney movies. From the classics to Lucasfilm, Marvel and Pixar—there are plenty of films to choose from featuring some of the most unique characters imaginable. Read more: We asked members of Cancer Bats, Frank Carter And The […]

11 musicians reveal their biggest phobias

From the rational to the irrational, many people have a phobia. Whether you’ve had an experience in your lifetime that’s left a bad taste in your mouth or you simply woke up one day feeling completely and utterly repulsed by something, a phobia usually stays with you for life. Read more:  We asked members of […]

High On Fire leave tour for frontman's emergency amputation

High On Fire have dropped off their upcoming fall tour with Municipal Waste due to a medical emergency involving guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike, who the band say needs to have one of his toes amputated. Read the full statement below. Read more: Thursday tease a big list of coordinates for 2019 “Matt has a medical emergency […]

11 musicians share their most unpopular opinions

Opinions are like cellphones—everyone has one. Countless celebrities, politicians and those attributed to any level of fame frequently come under fire for sharing their controversial thoughts and feelings with the world online. We asked members of Grayscale, Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes, PVRIS, Palaye Royale, Don Broco, Municipal Waste, the Faim, Milk Teeth, While She Sleeps, […]

8 musicians admit their totally unexpected crush

Most of us have, or at least have had, an unexpected crush at some point in our lives. It’s a crush on somebody who might not be regarded as conventionally attractive or maybe someone who doesn’t even fit in with our sexual orientation, but still strikes our fancy for some unexplained reason. We got members […]
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