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Here’s how Hatebreed rediscovered their purpose on ‘Weight Of The False Self’
Here’s how Hatebreed rediscovered their purpose on ‘Weight Of The False Self’
Four years on from releasing their seventh album, The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed were supposed to be returning this year with their follow-up. That all changed when the coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down.   They postponed their touring plans with Parkway Drive. They del...
Veteran guitarist for Kiss, ‘SpongeBob’ and more Bob Kulick dies at age 70
Veteran guitarist for Kiss, ‘SpongeBob’ and more Bob Kulick dies at age 70
Veteran session guitarist Bob Kulick has passed away at the age of 70 as confirmed in a Facebook post from his brother and former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick. The guitarist was responsible for guitar work on countless projects including music with Kiss, Meat Loaf, Lou Reed, Diana Ross, WASP, and SpongeBob Squarepants among many other things. Read More: Watch Slaves fac... Read More ...
10 albums that inspired deathcore before it was a movement
10 albums that inspired deathcore before it was a movement
Deathcore has normalized the idea of the hardcore and death-metal scenes coming together. While that’s commonplace now, it wasn’t always like this. Even before the 2000s came and deathcore grew from being a new term to one of the biggest movements in metal, there were bands who carved the path for acts such as Suicide Silence, the Red Chord or Whitechapel to reach the levels they have.  From s...
My Chemical Romance engineer and producer Kato Khandwala dies
My Chemical Romance engineer and producer Kato Khandwala dies
Kato Khandwala—longtime producer for the Pretty Reckless and a recording engineer who had worked with My Chemical Romance, Mayday Parade and more—died on Wednesday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. As reported by Loudwire, numerous artists have offered their condolences to the engineer's family and friends on social media, including the members of Pop Evil, whose latest, self-title
Charlie Quintana, former Social Distortion drummer, dies at 56
Charlie Quintana, former Social Distortion drummer, dies at 56
Musician Charlie "Chalo" Quintana—a former drummer for Social Distortion, Izzy Stradlin and more—has died at the age of 56, according to a report from Loudwire. Read some artists' condolences for the drummer below. Quintana performed for 10 years in Social Distortion, from 1999-2009, appearing on the band's 2004 sixth album, Sex, Love And Rock 'N' Roll, and their 2007 Greatest Hits comp
Tom Petty offered escapism through music and portrayed love in its purest form
Tom Petty offered escapism through music and portrayed love in its purest form
Tom Petty’s death is incredibly difficult to process. Not only was he a titan who will never create again, but he also was a voice of reason in a world that’s, more often than not, unnecessarily complex. Someone who was revered by just about every major artist you can imagine, Petty’s credits included recording with the Travelling Wilburys (with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Ly
Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart brought a whimsical, ethereal and often transcendent edge to punk
Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart brought a whimsical, ethereal and often transcendent edge to punk
Drummer, vocalist, artist and founding member of Hüsker Dü, Grantzberg "Grant" Vernon Hart died at 56 Sept. 14 from complications of kidney cancer. Though he spent his time in Hüsker Dü behind a drumkit, Hart’s massive presence and impeccable sense of melody was magnetic and absolutely captivating. Responsible for writing sever ...
Don Rickles dies at 90
Don Rickles dies at 90
With a career spanning over 7 decades including numerous appearances on both The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman, Don Rickles has died at 90. The comedian died of a kidney failure at his home in Los Angeles, CA alongside his wife Barbara, reports TMZ. Rickles ...
Obituary’s new album showcases new guitar talent
Obituary’s new album showcases new guitar talent
Obituary Obituary FILE UNDER: Swamp Death ROCKS LIKE: Cannibal Corpse, Bolt Thrower, Autopsy WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Obituary’s doomy, swamp-water-logged brand of death metal has always been as much about groove as grind. John Tardy’s unhinged vocals and his brother Donald’s thunderous, jackhammer drumming are bolstered by face-punching guitars and deep, gut-churning bass. There’s plenty of do ... Read
Carrie Fisher dies at 60
Carrie Fisher dies at 60
Carrie Fisher, known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died at the age of 60. Fisher suffered a heart attack on Dec. 23 on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Her death was confirmed in a statement made to People by Fisher family spokesman Simon Hall, "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother, Carrie Fisher, passed away
Pete Burns of Dead Or Alive dies at 57 from cardiac arrest
Pete Burns of Dead Or Alive dies at 57 from cardiac arrest
In a year that has hardly been kind to the music industry, 2016 saw the loss of yet another memorable pop musician with the passing of Dead Or Alive’s Pete Burns. Burns, who was best known for his band’s 1985 smash hit “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record),” was a notable face amongst ‘80s pop stars, and was never one to conform to the social norm. In a statement released by ...

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