Rock And Shock Festival 2016: At The Worcester Palladium And DCU Center

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Droves of fans flocked to the annual host of all things rock, metal and horror as Rock And Shock 2016 invaded Worcester, Massachusetts last month. The annual event at The Palladium and the DCU Center for the convention is hosted annually by Massconcerts, and the entire weekend is wall to wall scary good fun! Continue reading

Dope Releases Lyric Video For 1999,

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Dope, by Lisa Schuchmann

Dope have released a cool lyric video for their new single, ‘1999’. The track comes from their new album Blood Money: Part 1 due out this Friday, October 28th from eOne Music. You can watch the video below: Continue reading

Edsel Dope Discusses Reunion Tours And The Trouble With Success

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Dope, by Lisa Schuchmann

In part II of our wide-ranging chat with Dope frontman Edsel Dope, we chatted about touring with the reunion of the Die Motherfucker lineup of the band. Reuniting with Acey Slade, Racci Shay, and Virus is no small deal to the fans, or to Edsel personally. He also shared some insights into his over twenty year career in the music industry, and what it takes for older veterans and brand new bands to make it. Continue reading

Trivium, Max And Iggor Cavalera, Sabaton, Suicide Silence, Dope, And More Booked For Rock And Shock 2016

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Long running Heavy Music and Horror event Rock And Shock takes over Worcester MA once again this month. The annual event see fans of rock and metal and horror movies and pop culture flock to both the Worceter Palladium for the show and the DCU Center for the convention. Organized annually by Massconcerts, scores of musical acts, personalities, costume contests, discounted tickets for Servicement and Women, tattoing, and vendors make for an unforgettable experience. Continue reading

Ready For Blood: Edsel Dope Talks Blood Money

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For nearly 20 years Edsel Dope has been a creative force and a bit of an eccentric personality, as the frontman of his band Dope. From hitting it big at the tail end of the nu-metal 90s, the band built a following, made albums consistently, and toured like crazy. Prepping for the release of their new album Blood Money: Part I (eOne), the band is on tour with Motograter and Flaw, getting fans hyped for what is to come.  We chatted with Edsel recently about the new album, the ‘Blood Money’ video, his relationship with his record label, and being able to manage all the aspect of his career.  Continue reading