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The Damned Things is an American Hardrock supergroup composed of Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy, Keith Buckley and Josh Newton of Every Time I Die, and Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano of Anthrax. The band's debut album Ironiclast was released on December 14, 2010 through Island Records. The band's name is inspired by the lyrics in Ram Jam's '70s version of "Black Betty". Guitarist Joe Trohman has mentioned that in the album, the band was aiming for a blues-oriented Read more on Last.fm

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Download Festival 2011: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

July 4th, 2011

Download Festival 2011 Thrash Hits

Yeah baby! The Thrash Hits Download Festival splash page is back! All of our Download Festival 2011 coverage from the weekend is going be linked to from this here page, so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and some tiny reviews), rumours and gossip, drinking games, stage times, dodgy photos of as many sexy ladies in various states of safe-for-work undress as we can legitimately get away with? It’s all here.

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Interview: Actually JOE TROHMAN of The Damned Things answers some awful questions

October 5th, 2010

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Yes, this is an interview with Rob Caggiano Joe Trohman, guitarist of The Damned Things, not Rob Caggiano Joe Trohman, [erstwhile] guitarist of Anthrax Fall Out Boy. This is his other new band. The band about which there is not very much information yet apart from the fact he made the band with Anthrax buddy buddies, Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano, along with Joe Trohman and his bandmate Andy Hurley from Fall Out Boy, and Keith Buckley from Every Time I Die. Here’s a crap interview we did with Rob Joe [via email, via 2 other people, hence the awesome strikethrough-related cock up].

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Download Festival announces 30 new bands; internet collapses under the weight of forum-bitching

April 12th, 2010

In the continued game of one-upmanship that Download and Sonisphere have been engaging in for no good reason, today Download decided to annouce thirty acts. How the hell are we supposed to come up with enough snide and bitchy comments about thirty bloody bands? I ask you.

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Interview: Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley on new supergroup, The Damned Things, making loads of money and getting naked in front of schoolkids

November 30th, 2009

Having released one of 2009’s best records plus the recent announcement of a supergroup with Anthrax and Fall Out Boy, Every Time I Die‘s Keith Buckley is on a high so what better time to send Chris Cope out for a cosy chinwag on the band’s bus in Glasgow while they’re here on the Taste Of Chaos tour?

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Last time you came to UK you were supporting Gallows, and this time you’re supporting Killswitch Engage and In Flames. Are you getting tired of opening for bands when you come here?
“Not really, this is a Taste Of Chaos tour and it’s done by the guys who do the Warped tour. We haven’t done this yet so we’re not gonna be pricks about it. If we get offered it, we take it. That’s pretty much the way of our touring for us.”

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