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The Great Void

From: New Orleans, LA, United States
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Exhorder Hires Bassist Jorge Caicedo

Exhorder has tapped New Orleans bass player Jorge Caicedo for the upcoming tour with Rigor Mortis. Exhorder was planning initially planning on having one guitar player play bass instead, but many feared the songs would not sound the same.

Jorge, from The Great Void and Built to Destroy, will be joining Exhorder in the place of recently deceased Frankie Sparcello for the shows in Fort Worth, Texas, at The Rail Club on April 15th, Austin, Texas at Emo’s on April 16th, and New Orleans, Louisiana, at The Hangar on April 17th (where Frankie’s memorial was held on April 3rd). He may also be playing with the band at Maryland Death Fest in late May. Jorge claimed he is “very excited about it.” He has not had much time to prepare and has been learning Exhorder’s bass lines for just over a week, but the band and people who know him have every confidence in his abilities as a musician.

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Goatwhore Comes Home

There’s a lover of metal in the midst of the New Orleans House of Blues. Holderbeast has been granted a monthly metal show where he brings in the best of the NOLA metal gods. Past shows have included Flesh Parade and Crowbar. This month’s show featured the hardest working band in the biz: Goatwhore. Just before they left on two back-to-back tours (currently touring with Black Dahlia Murder) Goatwhore obliged to play the town where it all started. Pro-shot footage of Goatwhore by REKFilms can be seen below. More...

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Unearthing the Metal Underground: NOLA, Part 2

Just one Unearthing for my fair city of New Orleans wouldn’t work. We have so many bands here, they’re breaking the levees! Here’s three more incredible bands to give you a NOLA fix. There is an amendment to the previous Unearthing the Metal Underground: New Orleans; Tire Fire is not crustpunk. “We hate crusties,” vocalist Matt Muscle told me at the Pentagram show. But whatever they are, it’s fierce and Matt is a madman on stage. More...

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