Welcome to Part 2 of our exclusive dip into the mind of the Used's Bert McCracken. In this second half of our talk with the Used singer, McCracken talks about his continual lyrical theme of 'time,' the difference between recording vocals for the band's debut and the band's upcoming 'Imaginary Enemy' album, his favorite philosophers + much more.
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On Sept. 13, 1993, Nirvana released what would become their final studio album, 'In Utero.' The influence of 'In Utero' and the rest of Nirvana's discography are still very present, and many celebrated rock and metal acts have teamed up to record 'In Utero: In Tribute' just in time for Record Store Day.
The brutality of Goatwhore will pulverize us once again! The blackened death metal masters have just finished recording their sixth studio album with production from Hate Eternal frontman and longtime studio partner Erik Rutan. Even more interesting, Goatwhore and Rutan chose to go old-school and record the album onto analog tape.
November 24, 1991 was an incredibly sad day for the rock world. Not only was it the day Queen legend Freddie Mercury died, but the day KISS drummer Eric Carr passed away, as well. Well over 20 years after Carr's death, the drummer's heirs have filed a lawsuit against KISS for "untold payments" stretching back all the way to Carr's passing.
Every hardcore Tool fan (and there are a LOT of them) has wondered what the inside of singer Maynard James Keenan's home looks like. You may imagine Maynard dwelling in some sort of psychedelic kaleidoscope or even one of the worlds created for a Tool music video, and you wouldn't be entirely incorrect. Luckily, if you've got $2.795 million burning a hole in your pocket, you can buy Maynard's home in the Hollywood Hills.
Sad news from the rock world to report. Former Drivin' N Cryin' guitarist Buren Fowler has passed away at the age of 54.
Last year, it was revealed that KISS would launch their very own football team. Considering what KISS have slapped their band's name onto in the past, the announcement of the L.A. KISS team invading the Arena Football League wasn't too much of a shock, but the actual uniforms for the team will boggle your brains.
Killer Be Killed, a group consisting of Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato, Sepultura / Soulfly legend Max Cavalera, Mastodon frontman Troy Sanders and former Mars Volta drummer David Elitch, has finally revealed the track listing, cover art and release date of the band's debut album. The self-titled disc is scheduled to hit shelves on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Records.
Welcome to Round 2 of March Metal Madness 2014! Our quest to find the greatest 21st century metal album released so far has advanced to the next round, having laid waste to 16 albums while 16 others make their way toward the Final Round.