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Readers’ Bands: Orphan Make Insane Noise

So, there’s a band I dig from Austria called Orphan. Lucky for me, they dig my blog. I guess you could call it a mutual admiration. This week, let’s listen to Orphan together. They’re loud, they’re noisy, and they’re fucking all over the…

Dillinger Escape Plan Books Four East Coast Shows

Fans of the Dillinger Escape Plan will either be bummed or excited by the following news. The band's going to be playing four shows in June. Those shows will feature Primitive Weapons and Mutoid Man as openers. The Dillinger Escape Plan --…

Animals As Leaders Reveal Gnarly Box Jump Wound

I hope you’ve had lunch. Because if you’re the squeamish type, the attached imagery may be somewhat unsettling. It comes compliments of Animals As Leaders...or more specifically, guitarist Javier Reyes. At least that’s what I think. So,…

Juliette Lewis Is Giraffe Tongue Orchestra's Singer

Long-gestating supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra is fronted by a thespian. Actress Juliette Lewis was believed to be a guest on the band's upcoming studio debut, but is, in fact, the group's lead singer. Ben Weinman of the Dillinger…

Under The Radar: A Million Dead Birds Laughing

Like Gridlink? What about Absvrdist? How about Dillinger Escape Plan? Well, do we have a treat for you. Meet A Million Dead Birds Laughing, a progressive grindcore band from Melbourne, Australia, with a band name I wish I had come up with.…

Killer Be Killed Make Live Debut Down Under

Sometimes, I wish I was born in Brisbane over Brooklyn. Australia just seems so fucking chilled out. There’s waves to surf, alcoholism isn’t frowned upon, and the girls (at least the ones I’ve met who’ve visited New York or moved here for…

Relapse Records Releases Epic Sampler

So, yesterday, I was swamped. The day job ground me down to a proverbial stump, and demanded my full attention, meaning I wasn’t able to post much during the day. One of the things I didn’t have time to post about was this Relapse Records…

Mastodon’s Hinds Was Escorted From The Grammys

Last week, when I wrote that long-ass post about shutting the site down this May, I mentioned the fact that, through GSA, I have essentially burned dozens of bridges that will never be rebuilt. Two of those bridges involve Mastodon. Years…

Tool’s Carey, Mastodon’s Hinds Team In New Band

Brent Hinds is one hella busy dude. The Mastodon vocalist and guitarist is certainly busy working with his mainstay band, and of course, work continues on the debut from his group Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, featuring members of Dillinger…