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MUSHROOMHEAD's J MANN Says That He Would 'Love To Tour With SLIPKNOT'

AlternativeNation.net recently conducted an interview with MUSHROOMHEAD's Jason Popson (a.k.a. J Mann). You can now watch the chat below. Asked about SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor's comment in a May 2014 interview that Taylor wanted to bring together four bands that wear either masks or make-up — his own act, plus MUDVAYNE, GWAR and MUSHROOMHEAD — ...

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ATHEIST Preparing To Record New Album

Florida-based technical metal pioneers ATHEIST will record their fifth studio album later in the year with producer Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, JOB FOR A COWBOY, GOD FORBID, DEVILDRIVER) for an early 2015 release. Comments vocalist Kelly Shaefer: “We are happy to report that the fifth ATHEIST LP is in the works, and the band could ...

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GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE Died Of Accidental Heroin Overdose

According to WTVR.com, Dave Brockie, lead singer and mastermind of Richmond, Virginia-based art/shock-rock metal band GWAR, died of an accidental heroin overdose. Arkuie Williams, State Administrator at Virginia's Office Of The Chief Medical Examiner, said that Brockie's cause of death was "acute heroin toxicity and the manner of death is accident." Brockie — ...

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GWAR To Open Restaurant In Richmond

GWAR has announced plans to open a restaurant later this summer in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia. GWAR is known throughout the Universe for its outrageous stage show, irreverent humor and head-pounding music, but now it has turned its demented eye to the food service industry. GWAR has joined forces with Travis Croxton, Richmond's ...

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DOWN's 'IV - Part Two' EP Cracks U.S. Top 25

DOWN's new EP, "Down IV - Part Two", sold around 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 23 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous EP, "Down IV Part I - The Purple EP", opened with around 12,000 units in September 2012 to land ...

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Video: DOWN Performs At ROCK ON THE RANGE

XplicitConcerts has uploaded video footage of DOWN performing the song "Eyes Of The South" on May 16 at the Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. Check it out below. DOWN's video for the song "We Knew Him Well", which features the band tearing up the track in close quarters, was directed by JM ...

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