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Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman is playing guitar on the next Suicidal Tendencies album

The past summer, Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman filled in on guitar for Suicidal Tendencies on a number of tour dates, and now he’s lending his talents to the legendary crossover thrash band’s next album. The Dillinger Escape Plan played their final show in December 2017, and since then the band members have been

Baroness share artwork for cover of new album, Gold & Grey

After some teases, leaks, and other drips of information, Baroness have confirmed that their new album will be titled Gold & Grey, along with revealing the full painting from which the cover artwork will be taken. Last week, the band teased a snippet the first single, “Borderlines”, as well as Pantone color codes to hint

TV Review: Arrested Development Finishes Off Season 5 With a Whimper

(Note: The following review covers the final eight episodes of Arrested Development‘s fifth season.) The Pitch: Following up on the events from the first half of the fifth season, the Bluth family finds itself in survival mode. Michael (Jason Bateman) is trying to wrestle back control of the Bluth company and regain his relationship with George Michael

SXSW Film Review: Her Smell Brings a Fictional Rocker’s Pain to Vivid Life

The Pitch: The riot grrrl answer to soulless assembly-line music biopics like Bohemian Rhapsody, Her Smell charts the descent — and potential rebirth — of Becky Something (Elizabeth Moss), the frontwoman of an all-female grunge band in the vein of Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, and L7. As the ’90s come to a close, Becky’s drug abuse and unspooling

Album Review: Pond’s Ode to Australia Doubles as a Trippy Space Odyssey

The Lowdown: In 2019, patriotism can come from some pretty strange places. Australian psychedelic rock wonders Pond have shown their pride by putting their home country at the center of their new album, Tasmania, named after the island state off the southeast coast. Pond’s strength has been feeling comfortable experimenting and building off of their

Buzz to the Future: 19 Classic South by Southwest Sets Before Artists Became Stars

March is here, which means it’s time for the return of South by Southwest, the annual media bacchanal that temporarily turns Austin into the center of the entertainment universe. The conference has evolved into a far bigger, far more #branded event than it was during its inaugural year in 1987, but one thing remain the

Megadeth announce 350-page graphic novel, Death by Design

Among the many musical anniversaries being celebrated this year, 2019 marks the 35th birthday for thrash metal pioneers Megadeth. The band is already set to commemorate the milestone with the release of Warheads on Foreheads, a compilation of 35 tracks culled from their 15 studio albums, but now they’ve added a little something to the