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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Asus Zenfone 2

At least a dozen reasons support people to go for the Asus Zenfone 2, but there are some that justify why you shouldn’t. While it might sound like bad criticism, in fact, there are cons to the device, contrary to what most reviewers have…

My Last Post: This Is Chris Harris, Signing Off

I was in denial, folks. For five years, I thought I was making some sort of a difference with my outspoken, acerbic blog. I thought people actually cared about what I had to say, and had become bona fide “fans” of mine and the site’s. But…

Former Havok Guitarist Dies

Shawn Chavez, the first guitarist for Denver, Colorado-based thrash metal band Havok, has died. The 30-year-old was in the band from 2004 until 2010. Frontman David Sanchez said in a statement: "It is with deep regret that I must inform…

Fur-Ever Metal Benefit Concert Announced

You might not know it by looking at me, but I’m dynamite in the sack. I’m also fond of animals both great and small. But dogs are probably my favorite species, even though I own cats. Most dogs I meet are cool as fuck, and just want nothing…

Fired Gwar Member Canned For Drinking

Within the last 24 hours, a lot of shit-talking has been taking place on social media between Kim Dylla, the chick who was fired from Gwar yesterday, and Brent Purgason, who portrays the band’s Pustulus Maximus. I knew that adding a new…

The Haunted Writing New Songs

In Sweden somewhere, the band The Haunted are working on new songs. Believe it. Writing for the follow-up to Exit Wounds has commenced, motherfuckers. Guitarist Patrik Jensen states: “Not known as a band that likes to rest on our laurels,…

Rotting Christ Return To The Studio

They’re Greek and they’re awesome: Rotting Christ are also now recording. The group has entered Devasoundz Studios in Athens to start tracking their new record. Fans will have to wait until early next year for the album’s release. Producing…

Ozzy Osbourne Donates Thousands To Kid Percussionists

Two years after it was first posted to the webernets, a video of Louisville Leopard Percussionists performing a cover version of Ozzy Osbourne's classic tune "Crazy Train" has made its way to the Black Sabbath frontman. Ozzy has reacted by…

Godsmack Helping Vets With New Single

As much as their music might suck hairy nuts, Godsmack are actually doing something cool for veterans ... even if they’re getting some self-serving press out of it. Something he called a “campaign” will be launched around the band’s new…

Black Pestilence: Masked Black Metal Punk Rock?

This morning, shit seems slightly slow. So, let’s check out an ultra-violent video from Black Pestilence. The band’s members don masks which makes them look like Scorpion from “Mortal Kombat.” If Scorpion stopped working out. Black…

Cryptopsy Crowdfunding Series Of EPs

It has been three years since the release of Cryptopsy’s self-titled album, which wasn’t half bad. Now, the band has turned to the fans that remain after the release of The Unspoken King to see if they’ll fund a series of EPs that’ll be…

Band To Avoid: No Good News

I am writing this post as a public service. There is a band that just signed with Pure Noise called No Good News, and you should avoid them. Why? The band’s drummer Harry Corrigan was accused of sexual assault back in 2012. Said his alleged…

Impure Wilhelmina Sign With Season Of Mist

Swiss post hardcore band Impure Wilhelmina are the latest act to join the Season of Mist roster. The band announced its deal today. A new album is on the way and should be ready for release next year. “We are delighted to announce to have…

Refused: A Reunion Tour No More

Dennis Lyxzén, Refused’s frontman, tells Rolling Stone that the “reunion tour” is over. The band are back full-time, he insists. Freedom, the new Refused disc, drops June 30. “When we got back together in 2012 I was very confident that that…

Holy Grail To Track New Disc

This weekend, Los Angeles-based metal powerhouse Holy Grail will hit the studio to start tracking their next LP. Grammy Award-winning producer John Spiker will helm the sessions for album number three, which should be out this fall. Holy…