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Metal Covers

Throw Up Two Horns: The 14 Most Metal Covers Of Other Metal Songs

Can’t get enough of that sweet, sweet heavy metal? Well, apparently, neither can actual heavy metal artists. With the world’s most metal holiday, Halloween, just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of the fourteen most brutally metal songs covered [...]

October 1, 2014 Features, SIMGEssentials
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Album Review: Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun

I can remember back in 2005, in the midst of my second Ozzfest, (remember those?) when I was first exposed to Mastodon. Like many others, my first listen to the track “Blood And Thunder” was all it took to get [...]

July 23, 2014 New Music, Reviews

Mayhem Festival ’13: Mastodon, Machine Head + More Raised Hell At The PNC Bank Arts Center (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, SIMGE contributor Cory Pedalino shared his trio of interviews from the Mayhem Festival’s stop at the PNC Bank Arts Center featuring talks with Attika7, Butcher Babies, and Toothgrinder. Coupled now with those insightful chats are Pedalino’s collection of photographs [...]

July 30, 2013 Live, Reviews

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival To Bring Rob Zombie, Mastodon, And More To PNC Bank Arts Center

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has unveiled its lineup for the traveling event’s 2013 jaunt about the United States and includes a headlining cast of Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Five Finger Death Punch, and Amon Amarth. The bill also includes [...]

March 20, 2013 Music Festivals, News
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Mastodon’s Troy Sanders Stars In An Orange Amps Short Comedy Film

Who knew lying beneath Mastodon frontman Troy Sanders’ grizzly exterior was the heart of a comedic genius?  Not me, for I’ve been haunted by visions of a sinister ice cream cone coming to shank me in the night with a [...]

January 11, 2013 News