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Gregory Pepper and His Problems Detail ‘Black Metal Demo Tape,’ Premiere New Single

After shredding up the stage with a particularly memorable set at his hometown’s Hillside Festival this past summer, Gregory Pepper and His Problems’ namesake musician retreated to the studio to create some darker fare than we’re used to from the Guelph musician.   Following up Chorus! Chorus! Chorus! and Ghost, Pepper’s ready to release Black Continue reading Gregory Pepper and His Problems Detail ‘Black Metal Demo Tape,’ Premiere New Single

Old Wounds Talk Ambitious New Album Plans Following Singer Kevin Iavaroni’s Departure

New Jersey metalcore band Old Wounds are planning to release a new record this summer, which might come as a surprise to some, as their charismatic goth frontman Kevin Iavaroni left last month to pursue a career as a barber. New vocalist (and former drummer) Brandon Gallagher and guitarist Zak Kessler tell Exclaim! TV’s Aggressive Continue reading Old Wounds Talk Ambitious New Album Plans Following Singer Kevin Iavaroni’s Departure

Metallica’s James Hetfield Narrated a Porn Addiction Documentary

Metallica frontman James Hetfield lent his recognizable voice to a cartoon character last year, but the latest voiceover project he’s signed on for comes with a much more serious tone, having narrated a new documentary that looks at pornography addiction. Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly takes a look at the impacts porn addiction both on Continue reading Metallica’s James Hetfield Narrated a Porn Addiction Documentary

Trends We Could Live Without in 2017 2016 in Lists- Page 1 of 2

The end the year is a time for reflection, and while it’s fun to rank all the good things in order their goodness, there’s also an important opportunity for reckoning. Where did we go wrong this year? What can we do better? Will we ever stop talking about Hamilton or Stranger Things? Here are the Continue reading Trends We Could Live Without in 2017 2016 in Lists- Page 1 of 2

Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt Recounts How He Kickstarted Bloodbath by Literally Vomiting on the Wall

During the recording session for Bloodbath’s debut EP, 2000’s Breeding Death, Opeth mastermind Mikael Åkerfeldt straight up vomited on a wall — giving a whole new meaning to that record’s “Ominous Bloodvomit” song. Broke and bored, the members the yet-to-be-formed Bloodbath supergroup had attended a birthday party, where the idea came up to record the Continue reading Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt Recounts How He Kickstarted Bloodbath by Literally Vomiting on the Wall

Here Are Exclaim!’s Best Concert Photos of 2016

Live reviews can paint a picture artistic expression from any given event, but much like the saying goes, a picture alone can be worth 1,000 words. In looking back on another phenomenal year live music, Exclaim! has rounded up 50 our best concert photos from 2016. This year’s gallery runs deep with incredibly expressive artists. Continue reading Here Are Exclaim!’s Best Concert Photos of 2016