Tag: Metal Hammer

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Where the Hell Have I Been?

I’ve been a bad, bad boy. I should be blogging the shit out of this every day but it’s been a hectic past month. And by “hectic,” I mean “periods of manic productivity spaced between sprawling interludes of leisure.” But yeah, I’m back to it this week. But for starters, please, please please pick up



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HELLS YES!

Metal Hammer is back! My partner Stephanie called with the news on Saturday afternoon, when I was up in Los Angeles, coincidentally getting ready to have dinner with a Metal Hammer writer visiting from the UK. Steph advised that a supremely-reliable source advised that the mags had been purchased back by Future Publishing and that



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Ten Of The Best Bands From Seattle

Sadly, the world seems poised to relegate Seattle’s enduring cultural contributions to Starbuck’s coffee and its musical output from 1990-1993, when the city’s underground scene gave birth to a dour, flannel-swaddled malcontent known as the grunge movement. The Emerald City has yielded some of music’s most inspired and transformational artists, united in their ambition to



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TeamRock: Fade To Black

Yesterday was a dark day for anybody who truly calls themselves a metalhead, a rocker or any fan of music. Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog magazines have been shut down. Working for these magazines as a freelancer, I wake most mornings to find various emails from the staff of Metal Hammer or Classic Rock about new



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The San Diego Gulls And The Most Metal Sport On The Planet

Professional hockey returned to San Diego in 2015 with the installment of the San Diego Gulls as the Anaheim Ducks’ new AHL affiliate. My buddy Jani (a Finnish metalhead who likes Children of Bodom, but whatever) and I bought season tickets and as the Gulls enter the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs this