Seven years ago today, IBM’s chess-playing supercomputer Deep Blue defeated the then-world champion chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov in a series of six games. If we put on our tinfoil conspiracy-theorist hats, then this was the day that the slow and eventual machine takeover of humanity really begun. With that in mind, we’re taking a break from building our survival anti-Skynet bunker to put together this week’s Slaylist of future-fearing machine-war heavy metal.
Kill II This
Kill II This were an industrial metal band from Manchester, England. The band achieved some minor cult popularity during their existence. By the time of their fourth and last album, 2003's mass.(down.)-sin.(drone), the band had gone through two member overhauls, guitarist Mark Mynett being the sole original member. Eventually the band broke up, with Mynett, along with several other British musicians in a new band called City Of God.
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Kill II This on Thrash Hits
January 15th, 2013
Well, since Christmas and the New Year are now well and truly out of the way, we figured now was the perfect time to throw the next episode of the Thrash Hits podcast out there for you to digest. This week, Raz and Hugh are talking about the various ins and outs of certain legal cases (Ian Watkins of Lostprophets, Harley Flanagan – formerly – of Cro Mags, and, of course, Randy Blythe of Lamb of God) that have been going on while we were on our Christmas break, as well a a discussion on the nature of making tips and predictions, and even a little bit about what’s going on with Thrash Hits for 2013. HINT: BIG PLANS.