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Iceland Volcano Strands Metal Bands Across Europe
Lava-spewing volcanoes look pretty damn cool on album covers, but the past week has taught us that volcanoes and metal don't always mix so well. As anyone who doesn't live in a torch-lit cave knows by now, an Icelandic volcano erupted April 15, spreading clouds of ash across much of Europe…
Barn Burner Guitarist Nick Ball — Your iPod Is Showing
Since Barn Burner are a Canadian stoner/doom metal group that sound like a '90s disc unearthed in a musty wooden crate at a Man's Ruin estate sale, we figured their guitarist Nick Ball's iPod would be filled with songs by Kyuss, Corrosion of Conformity, Cathedral, Sleep and pretty muc…
Fu Manchu Guitarist Launches New Web Site for Music Lessons
Fu Manchu guitarist Bob Balch has launched the educational and entertaining website, PlayThisRiff.com, which offers music lessons to fans by the very artists who perform the songs! "I started PlayThisRiff.com because I wanted to see a website that featured HD videos of actual touring musici…
Barn Burner Sign to Metal Blade
Montreal's riff-fueled stoner metal quartet Barn Burner have just inked a deal with Metal Blade Records, who will give the band's debut album, 'Bangers,' a proper worldwide release early next year.
Frontman Kevin Keegan comments on the news, exclaiming, "It's a tota…
Tee Pee Records Showcase Their Talent at CMJ
Kreisor started CMJ Day 3 with a "Good morning!" greeting to the equal parts hip and dirty New York City basement venue Cakeshop. The band, obviously influenced by Kyuss, Monster Magnet and Led Zeppelin B-sides, produced loud, dreamy riffs perfectly fit for road hogs and potheads..…
Guy Kozowyk of the Red Chord Interview — ”Creep Show’
If ever a band's album sounded like its title it's the Red Chord's new disc 'Fed Through the Teeth Machine,' a carnage-spewing showcase of rapid-fire rhythm shifts, acrobatic guitar runs, seasick tremelo bends and regurgitated vocals.
But the 'Teeth Machine' isn't a diabolical instrument of death lik…

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