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July 2012

Acaro Sign With Goomba Music

Holy shit, this is fucking rad! Super stoked for these dudes. Acaro -- a band who have been longtime fans of the Gun Shy, and who we featured in our “Readers’ Bands” series -- has signed a record deal. The band -- featuring former members…

Asking Alexandria Singer Wrote A Book

I don't want to live on this planet anymore. Anyone with even a modicum of renown can put a book out. Even the snot-nosed 21-year-old singer of a band you can't stand. Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop posted the first introductory…

Neurosis Release Teaser For New Album

Holy fuck! I totally forgot that Neurosis were working on a new record. It has been two years since we've heard anything about the studio sessions for the band's impending LP. But the teaser trailer at the end of this post reminded me that,…

Bleeding Through Back Out Of Tour

The other day, I jokingly alluded to the fact that Brandan Schieppati of Bleeding Through was probably too high to perform with the band after having his wisdom teeth yanked. I said this because usually, after undergoing such a procedure,…

Poison’s Bret Michaels Breaks Off Engagement

That’s right, ladies -- Bret Michaels of Poison is single, ready to mingle, and willing to share his HPV with you. People.com claim Bret and his longtime lady fair, Kristi Gibson, are splitsville. No word on who pulled the trigger, but the…

East Coast Tsunami Fest 2012: Full Lineup Revealed

The complete and final lineup for the East Coast Tsunami Fest 2012 has been announced. If you thought it was good before when we only knew half of the bands playing, just wait. Motherfucker got ten times better since then. Before, we knew…

Winds Of Plague Part With Drummer

Oh no! What I meant was, Who cares? Winds of Plague have confirmed lingering rumors, announcing that they've parted with drummer Art Cruz due to "creative differences." They "wish him all the very best in his future endeavors," according to…

Quicksand Reunion Watch 2012: Band Books August NYC Show

I am fucking beyond thrilled. 
Ecstatic might be a more fitting word. Not only will the reunited Quicksand be playing a gig in New York, they’re playing a day before my fucking birthday. AND they are playing at the Bowery Ballroom. They…

A Life Once Lost Finally Finished With New Album

It’s been a long time coming, but finally, at long last, Philadelphia’s own A Life Once Lost have finished work on their sixth LP. They’ve christened it Ecstatic Trance, and will release it through Season of Mist on October 23. Fuck yes.…

Killing Joke Frontman Goes Missing

No one can seem to track down Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman. The band claims Jaz is missing. This comes after a mysterious announcement was posted online that the group was canceling its U.K. tour. Last week, a statement appeared on…

Saint Vitus Touring With Sourvein

This is phat. Yes, folks -- Saint Vitus, Weedeater and Sourvein will be joining forces to fuck your brains all up. The band will tour in September. We have all of those dates for you at the end of this post.

Rage Against The Machine Drummer Selling Home

Want to live in the same home Rage Against The Machine’s Brad Wilk once lived? Now you can. The Los Angeles Times claims Wilk and his wife Selene Vigil (who was the singer for 7 Year Bitch) are selling their 11-year-old home. “The…

Criminal Bassist Has Spine Surgery

Yikes! That shit’s scary, man. But bassist Dan Biggin -- who is part of the band Criminal -- has pulled through. Dan underwent surgery on his spine last week to repair a herniated disk. “He had been in a lot of pain in the last few months…

Tenacious D Show Cut Short By Stabbing

That’s not cool. I’ve been ignoring Tenacious D since after that first record. I didn’t realize people were still into them. Authorities claim they haven't identified the person responsible for a stabbing that abbreviated a Tenacious D…

Hear A New Witchcraft Song — Right Now!

I think I actually need me some Witchcraft. I have this problem in my neighborhood with pesky, bored-ass kids just running amuck and fucking being loud. I want them destroyed. But how? Oh, right -- Witchcraft. The band’s got a new song…