As Boston was able to finally catch its breath, metalheads continued to make their way to the Palladium for Day 2 of this year’s New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Saturday (April 20).
Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan have announced a headlining tour in support of their upcoming album, 'One Of Us Is the Killer,' due out May 14. They'll be joined by opening acts the Faceless and Royal Thunder.
"It's been a while since we've been out doing what we do best," says guitarist Ben Weinman in a pr
There were some eyebrows raised last year when Mastodon's Troy Sanders and Soulfly's Max Cavalera revealed they were working on a project together, and the anticipation level grew once it was revealed that Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato and The Mars Volta's former drummer Dave Elitch were involved as well. With some time for the band to work through the specifics, Puciato has offered an update on their new album progress.
The Dillinger Escape Plan may have the most in-your-face style of metal on the planet, and vocalist Greg Puciato constantly succeeds in backing that up with his performances both in the studio and onstage. With that personal style comes a great deal of honesty from Puciato, as he recently went on a Twitter rant about what he feels are the pitfalls of introducing religion to political discourse.
Jeff Tuttle, the rhythm guitarist for those mathematical metal monsters Dillinger Escape Plan, has left the band, according to both a pair of Facebook posts penned by both the band and Tuttle, and a personal blog post issued by frontman Greg Puciato. Tuttle was a member of DEP for nearly six years and is splitting to go back to school.