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Butcher Babies are a band from Los Angeles, California, made up of Heidi Shepherd, Jason Klein, Carla Harvey, Henry Flurry, and Chris Warner. They consider themselves "slut metal," wearing lingerie on stage. They are often mistaken for being called "ex-Playmates". They became famous due to a live video on youtube performing "Fucking Hostile" by metal pioneers Pantera.

Their popularity grew while on a 2012/2013 tour with Marilyn Manson. Their first full length album 'Goliath' was released in July 2013. Read more on

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Live: The Defiled + Butcher Babies @ London Islington Academy – 14 February 2014

February 17th, 2014

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The last time we saw The Defiled play the Islington Academy was five long years ago, as part of the somewhat disastrous Hellfire Festival. We were tipping them for greatness even then, so that they’ve returned to the venue as near sold-out headliners (for their biggest home-town headline show to date, no less) on Valentine’s Day is more than enough excuse for Hugh Platt to go have a bit of a love-in with them.

6 things we learnt while watching The Defiled in London:

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Download Festival announces 22 more bands for 2012

February 29th, 2012

If you get up very early in the morning, you’ll have spotted that Download Festival‘s head promoter, Andy Copping, announced another 22 bands for this year’s festival via his Twitter account this morning. And as you’d expect from such a large announcement, it’s a mix of old and new, big and small, and awesome and just plain awful.

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