All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘heavy metal’

Christopher Lee: Heavy Metal, Horror, Wizardry; The Occult?

When Christopher Lee died recently at the age of 93, the memorials and biographical news segments came pouring. We learned that Christopher Lee was in the British Special Forces We learned that Lee was not only in a James Bond film, he was related to Ian Fleming by marriage. While Lee was famous for his later life roles, such as …

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Marilyn Manson Mourning A Loss: His Mother Has Passed Away

Heavy metal musician Marilyn Manson may be best known for his dark, cutting, and brutal vocals and his dismal and dissonant instrumentals, but a few days ago some real darkness entered into his life. His mother has passed away. “Barbara J. Warner age 68, passed peacefully on Tuesday after a long battle with dementia. She was a wife, lover, mother …

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Ozzy Osbourne Has Bat Trouble Again

In a twist of a tale that will surely leave heavy metal fans chuckling, Ozzy Osbourne once again has a bat problem. The heavy metal Prince of Darkness is famous for several pieces of rock and roll lore, one of which is about the time he bit the head off a bat. Back in 1981, Ozzy was touring in support …

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Scorpions Drummer Jailed for a Month in Dubai

Scorpions drummer James Kottak was arrested at Dubai International Airport for drunk and disorderly conduct on April 3, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for the crime of insulting Islam. According to Dubai state-run newspaper The National, Kottak flipped the bird and mooned other travelers while in an airport transit hall. Kottak told police he had taken a …

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‘Metallica Through The Never’ Hits Netflix

Metallica Through the Never is now available on Netflix’s streaming service in the U.S. This didn’t appear on our most recent list of coming releases, but sure enough, here it is. The Netflix description is as follows: Veteran heavy metal band Metallica is captured live in 3D in this spectacular concert film, highlighted by a staged accident involving a crew …

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Dave Brockie Of GWAR Found Dead In Richmond Home

Founder and lead vocalist of the thrash metal band GWAR, Dave Brockie, was found dead in his Richmond home on Sunday. According to Dionne Waugh of the Richmond Police, the authorities were called to Brockie’s residence at around 6:53 p.m. for a reported death. The authorities discovered the lifeless body of 50-year-old Brockie when they arrived at the scene. Detectives …

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Here’s Metallica Performing The Star-Spangled Banner

Metallica frontman/guitarist James Hetfield and guitarist Kirk Hammett played “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Giants/Dodgers game a few days ago, in a segment that in some ways felt like it could have been the intro to a Metallica album of yesteryear (think “Fight Fire With Fire,” “Battery,” or “Blackened”). Unfortunately, what followed was just a baseball game and not five …

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies Of Liver Failure

Jeff Hanneman, one of two guitarists for the legendary heavy metal band Slayer, has died of liver failure. He was 49. The above image currently appears on the band’s official site, where they shared the following statement: Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California …

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New Devil May Cry Trailer Features Urban Destruction

Straight from this weekend’s New York Comic Con, Capcom has released a new trailer for Devil May Cry. Unsurprisingly, it looks a lot like older Devil May Cry games and features a similar combo and juggling fighting style. Judging from the video, seen below, the urban landscape of the game will lend itself well to destruction on an apocalyptic scale. …

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BitTorrent Testing Peer-To-Peer Video Streaming

BitTorrent changed the way we shared information. Now they’re changing the way we stream information. BitTorrent in association with Dean Guitars will be live streaming NAMM Jam this Friday night from 6:45 p.m. to midnight. The live stream will be using BitTorrent’s new protocol that allows the duties of sharing the stream data among all those watching, just like the …

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