The triple threat of Motionless in White, The Defiled and Glamour of the Kill might give some people nightmares about bad haircuts and too much make-up, but for others it’s a goth-fuelled dream. Those people were all in Kentish Town watching the gig with Gavin Lloyd, who’s also bang up for dreaming about goths. And then writing about them.
May 14th, 2013
Wes Borland is a man of many faces. He’s also a man of many bands. Everyone knows him for playing guitar in Limp Bizkit but he’s been in half a dozen others. Half a dozen, eh? Sounds like perfect fodder for a Top 6, so we asked him to pick his favourite song from each of them. The problem is that he’s played in more than six bands so this list doesn’t even include Big Dumb Face.
Wes Borland’s favourite songs to play with his Top 6 bands
January 18th, 2013
It’s been snowing in London and that automatically made us think about what excellent heavy metal songs we know that concern the frosty flakes. Here’s our Top 6. It’s wildly open to discussion so feel free to post your suggestions to the completely not exhaustive list.
November 21st, 2012
With the ‘Twins of Evil’ tour arriving in the UK next week, we’re turning our attention to the cover song that serial cover’ers Marilyn Manson have never released in an official form. And of course, Hugh Platt likes any excuse to waffle on about Manson.
Oh Manson. Manson, Manson, Manson. I’ve had some words about you in the past. Next week, I’ll have some more words about your current antics. But for the time being, let’s talk a little bit about your record of cover songs, shall we?
August 22nd, 2012
What’s going on? The world’s finest alternative pop star, Avril Lavigne and the world’s finest Nickelback singer, Chad Kroeger have been boning hard enough and frequently enough that they want to keep doing it forever and ever. They’re getting married.
What you see above is what their children will look like. It’s not an artist’s impression. It’s a fact. Notice how both images look like Nic Cage.
April 1st, 2012
There’s not denying it – for UK rock fans, the cancellation of Sonisphere 2012 was the biggest news story this week. Unless something incredibly dramatic happens later this year, we’d put good money on it being one of – if not the – biggest news story of the entire year. It’s because it’s such a momentous news event that we’re dedicating this week’s Sunday Slaylist to the acts that were supposed to be performing at Knebworth this Summer…only with an extra little twist….
March 8th, 2012
The new single by Marilyn Manson, ‘No Reflection’, the first full track anyone (apart from those in the former king of shock-rockers’ inner circle) has heard from the band’s forthcoming eighth studio album, Born Villain. It debuted on LA radio station KROQ yesterday,
so of course a radio-rip has already found its way online. Check it out after the jump – though you better be quick, as it’s bound to get taken down before long. **UPDATE** Cooking Vinyl, the distributor through which Manson’s new, self-owned label, Hell, etc, operates, have now posted an official stream of the song now.
Sonisphere Festival confirms UK headliners as Queen (with Adam Lambert), Faith No More and KISS as part of 23 bands announced for Knebworth 2012
February 20th, 2012
Sonisphere Festival have confirmed Queen (with Adam Lambert), Faith No More, and KISS as the headliners for the UK leg of their European festival franchise. In addition to these three main stage headliners, Sonisphere have confirmed an additional twenty other acts for their 2012 UK incarnation, bringing the total of bands announced for Knebworth this summer up to 23.
January 30th, 2012
Hell, etc Records
ETA June 2012
September 15th, 2010
You’ll probably know by now that Marilyn Manson is set to star in his directorial debut Phantasmagoria: The Visions Of Lewis Carroll alongside a bevy of pasty-skinned beauties but have you seen the badass trailer yet? You might as well because that seems to be all we’re getting. They’re shutting it down for being too shocking. This isn’t really news.