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Obituary Drummer Speaks Out on Andrew W.K. Controversy
For years now, party anthem architect Andrew W.K. has been defending himself against online allegations that he is, in fact, not one man, but a record label-concocted persona, forged in the spirit of commerce, who's been portrayed on stage and on record by a number of different actors...
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…
Gorgoroth’s Frank Watkins Was a Mortgage Broker
The last thing you'd expect the longtime bassist of Floridian death metal institution Obituary and the bassist of evil-as-hell Norwegian black metalists Gorgoroth to be is a former mortgage broker. But Frank Watkins was exactly that.
"I had a mortgage company for a while and mortgages w…
Obituary’s Trevor Peres Launches BBQ Sauce Line
Obituary guitarist Trevor Peres has a hankering for BBQ. Growing up (and now spending half his time) in the South, it's no surprise that the death metallist has launched his own line of BBQ sauces, called T-Bone's Famous, which comes from a longstanding nickname Peres was christened with b…
Gorgorth Destroy Past, Create Incendiary Future
The greatest force that delayed the release of Gorgoroth's seventh studio album, 'Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt' was Gorgoroth itself.
On Oct. 21, 2007, guitarist Roger Tiegs (a.k.a. Infernus) announced he could no longer continue working with vocalist Gaahl (who joined the ba…
Warbringer Bring the Thrash in New York
Warbringer have tour dates from now until the end of January, and a couple of dates in Japan already set up for May. This year they've been on opening slots on tours with Obituary and Megadeth. To say that Warbringer is on the road a lot is an understatement...

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