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Sleep Makes Today Awesome by Releasing “The Clarity,” Their First New Song in 18 Years

Seminal stoner metal outfit Sleep just made every metalhead’s week by releasing “The Clarity,” the band’s first new song since the legendary Dopesmoker was originally recorded back in 1996. The track comes as part of Adult Swim’s singles series, which will also bring us new songs from Deafheaven and Mastodon, among others, in the coming […]

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Sleep Announce August U.S. Tour Dates

Seminal stoner/doom metal band Sleep has announced a handful of August U.S. tour dates. The group was initially active throughout the 1990s before calling it quits in 1998 amidst a label dispute surrounding the release of their one-track, 63-minute opus Dopesmoker. Guitarist Matt Pike would form High on Fire in the band’s wake, while vocalist/bassist […]

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Red Fang Drink Beer, Kill Zombies in Music Video for “Blood Like Cream”

Everyone’s favorite stoner metal outfit Red Fang is back with another wildly entertaining music video, this one for their latest single “Blood Like Cream.” The music video sees the band fending off a slew of thirsty zombies in an attempt to preserve the world’s most important resource: beer. Fred Armisen of Portlandia and Saturday Night […]

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REVIEW: Red Fang – ‘Whales and Leeches’

Artist: Red Fang Album: Whales and Leeches Genre: Stoner Metal Label: Relapse There’s an insanely popular metal-themed burger joint in Chicago called Kuma’s Corner. It recently received some nationwide mainstream exposure with a controversy stirred up by using a communion wafer as a topping for a burger inspired by Ghost. I’m serious. You can’t make […]

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25 Days Of Metal 2012: #7 Royal Thunder – CVI

Rather than counting down the days until we can celebrate Christmas, this year we’re bringing you a series of metal posts will be celebrating the countdown until we don’t have to be inundated with Christmas music and decorations everywhere. To coincide with this countdown we’ll be posting our top 25 metal (and metal-ish) albums of […]

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UTG Metal Review Roundup (April 2012)

UTG METAL REVIEW ROUNDUP. This column is exactly as simple as it sounds. Lots of metal albums come out and resident metalhead Jordan Munson is here to give you the skinny on a litany of these albums. No frills, no extra, no nonsense–just the information you need to know. Demon Hunter – True Defiance Demon […]