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Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself — or, alternately, when a band names itself after one of its songs — it’s a pretty big deal. The song itself comes off looking something like a mission statement, an encapsulation of everything that the band means. Whe… More »

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Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins To Star In Silent Movie Gutterdämmerung

As Pitchfork reports, Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, and Eagles Of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes are all starring in a silent film called Gutterdämmerung, directed by Belgian-Swedish visual artist Bjorn Tagemos. The film is using the tagline “the loudest silent movie on Earth,” and the whole thing sounds spectacularly nuts — according to BEAT,… More »

By: Peter Helman / July 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm

Man Suffers Brain Injury From Headbanging To Motörhead

Keep banging your head, but maybe just a little less ferociously and with a little more concern for your health so that you don’t have a serious brain injury like this one guy from Germany. The Lancet (via The Daily Beast) recently published a case study that examined a 50-year-old patient who came into the… More »

By: James Rettig / July 5, 2014 - 4:16 pm

Win A Pair of Motörhead, Circle Jerks, Bad Brains, Or Rise Against Vans

During SXSW next week, Vans will reissue a limited run of some of their iconic band-themed shoes, and we’ve got a bunch of pairs you can win. Collaborations with Circle Jerks, Motörhead, Bad Brains, and Rise Against will be put out in a quantity of 150 per band: 50 will be available at the Va… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Ugly Christmas Sweaters From Queens Of The Stone Age, Metallica, Motörhead, And More

Last year we were all amused by the Slayer Christmas sweater, the heaviest and coziest way for your torso to ring in the holidays. This year Motörhead, Metallica, Descendents, Death From Above 1979, Dying Fetus, and a bunch of Victory Records bands got in on the trend, leading Metal Injection to declare ugly metal Christma… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 26, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA’s Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than his music. Among his other pursuits, for years now Baizley has been producing some of the most unique, intriguing, stylish, and bizarre album covers in the world (including, of course, all… More »

By: Michael Nelson / June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

Watch Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax Get Together To Cover Motörhead

Last night, the so called “Big Four” of the ’80s thrash-metal boom — that’d be Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax — came together at Yankee Stadium to play only their second-ever U.S. show together, following the one they played in California a few months back. And during Metallica’s encore, members of all four bands, a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 15, 2011 - 11:09 am

Foo Fighters – “White Limo” Video (Feat. Lemmy)

Foo Fighters playful video for the punked-up “White Limo” stars Lemmy and plenty of Hulk Hogan-esque acting from the band (see above). As far as the aesthetic, it’s fitting Grohl’s wearing a COPS shirt. More »

By: brandon / February 14, 2011 - 1:18 pm