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MIKE PATTON Cancels National Anthem Performance At NFL Playoffs

FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton has announced a last-minute cancelation of his national anthem performance at today's (Saturday, January 12) NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys. "Sorry, football folks, I woke up feeling horrible," he wrote in a Facebook message this afternoon. "No anthem today for me!" Patton was ...

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FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON To Sing National Anthem At Los Angeles Rams Vs. Dallas Cowboys NFL Playoff Game

FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton will sing the U.S. national anthem at tomorrow's (Saturday, January 12) NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys at LA Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Patton will voice his rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to kickoff, which is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. ET ...

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Dead Cross - DEAD CROSS

The future is canceled, and the season of the witch is nigh. Mike Patton emerges once more from the dark side of his own blood moon, bringing with him enough personae to give James McAvoy's 23 personalities from the movie "Split" reason for permanent exile. This moment has been a long time coming, it seems, ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Explains TOOL Album Delay

During a recent appearance on "The Joe Rogan Experience", the podcast hosted by UFC personality and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan explained for the first time why it is taking so long for the group to get the material written and recorded for its long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" album. ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO On Working With MIKE PATTON Again In DEAD CROSS: 'I Love The Guy's Drive And His Artistry'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Lombardo (DEAD CROSS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SLAYER). You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEAD CROSS's split with singer Gabe Serbian and addition of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE): Dave: "When everything went down with ...

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Basses Loaded - MELVINS

Oh, what King Buzzo must dream about in his sleep. It seems the prolific Buzz Osbourne and his revolving MELVINS troupe are wrapping on new product every few months, before tearing up the road as only they can. The band hit every state in the union plus Washington, D.C. in 51 days—unprecedented lunacy—before heading over ...

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JOEY JORDISON: METALLICA's LARS ULRICH 'Is Probably One Of The Best And Most Innovative Drummers Ever'

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison recently spoke to Metal Hammer magazine about the top 10 drummers who inspired him to pick up the sticks, a list that includes John Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), Neil Peart (RUSH), Keith Moon (THE WHO), Bill Ward (BLACK SABBATH), Lars Ulrich (METALLICA), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Brann Dailor (MASTODON), Danny ...

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Video: DAVE LOMBARDO's DEAD CROSS Performs At The Troubadour

Fan-filmed video footage of DEAD CROSS's May 9 performance at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California as the support act for NAPALM DEATH and MELVINS can be seen below. DEAD CROSS is the new "punk" outfit featuring former SLAYER and PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo alongside members of THE LOCUST and RETOX. DEAD CROSS recently spent ...

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: Pro-Shot Footage Of Drum Solo From 'Drums Chelles Sessions 7'

Professionally filmed video footage of Dave Lombardo's (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, DEAD CROSS) drum solo from the "Drums Chelles Sessions 7" event, which was held on September 27, 2015 in Chelles, France, can be seen below. Lombardo is a Cuban-American heavy metal drummer best known for his work with American thrash metal band SLAYER. Lombardo's music ...

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NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC Guests On MELVINS' 'Basses Loaded' Album

MELVINS, who have a history of imaginative lineup changes, feature not one, but six different bass players on their appropriately titled new album "Basses Loaded", due on June 3 via Ipecac Recordings. The collection features Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover joined by NIRVANA's Krist Novoselic, REDD KROSS's Steve McDonald, BUTTHOLE SURFERS' J.D. Pinkus, BIG BUSINESS's ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Talks PHILM, FANTÔMAS In New Video Interview

SpazioRock recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now watch the chat below. PHILM released its sophomore album, "Fire From The Evening Sun", on September 16, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via UDR. The band's lineup is completed by guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE), and bassist ...

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Repentless - SLAYER

SLAYER's new album, "Repentless", the band's 12th, debuted at Number Four on The Billboard 200 chart. Yes, that actually happened. While this kind of pop cultural seal of approval is essentially meaningless in the world of metal, it really is about time, and considering SLAYER's long-standing contribution in making metal an ever-present bloodstain upon the ...

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: What I Learned From Working With Legendary Producer RICK RUBIN

Former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo is featured in the current episode of "The Trap Set" with Joe Wong. Lombardo gives a rare, richly biographical interview, wherein he charts his journey from Catholic schoolboy to drummer of beloved, Satanic thrash-metal progenitors SLAYER. He also discusses his artistic evolution via collaborations with artists such ...

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SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO, ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Honored With 'Legend' Award For Pioneering Thrash Metal

Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM) and Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) were honored with the "Legend" award at last night's (Thursday, January 22) "Bonzo Bash" at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California for pioneering the genre of music known as "thrash metal." Video footage of the award presentation (courtesy of Bizarre Guitar), as well as a performance of ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Had A 'Really, Really Good Time' Working On 'Insidious: Chapter 3' Score

Former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo recently collaborated with American composer and actor Joseph Bishara on the score the upcoming horror prequel "Insidious: Chapter 3". The third installment in the "Insidious" franchise was written and directed by Leigh Whannell in his directorial debut and is scheduled to be released on June 5, 2015 ...

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FANTÔMAS Featuring FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON, Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: Santiago Concert Footage

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo — played their first show in many years last night (Friday, Decemebr 5) at Teatro Cariola in Santiago, Chile. Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Is 'Really Excited' To Perform With FANTÔMAS Again

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo — will perform at the first-ever RockOut festival, set to take place December 6 at Espacio Broadway in Santiago, Chile. FANTÔMAS last played ...

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