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Austrian Death Machine is a thrash metal side project from San Diego, California. ADM is founded by As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis as a parody band and as a tribute to the movies of actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Lambesis writes and records all the music playing guitar, bass, and drums as well as the majority of the vocals, leaving Destroy the Runner vocalist Chad Ackerman (portraying "Ahhhnold") to perform Schwarzenegger like vocals. Read more on

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EP: Austrian Death Machine – Jingle All The Way

December 2nd, 2011

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Austrian Death Machine
Jingle All The Way
Metal Blade
19 December 2011

by Hugh Platt

Now is probably not the time to apply serious, intellectual rigour to the task of evaluating the new, Christmas-themed EP from Austrian Death Machine, the Schwarzenegger-obsessed side-project of As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis. Nor is it the time to point out (yet again) that ArnoCorps did it first, and if we’re honest, did it better. No, Christmas is a time for knocking back a dozen or so revolting egg-based alcoholic drinks one after the another, for watching cheesy Christmas movies for the umpteenth times, and for expressing goodwill to all men.

Even if those men are responsible for Austrian Death Machine.

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