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Kevin Fitzpatrick

Senior Staff Writer

Denver, CO

Kevin Fitzpatrick's last content update – Dec. 21, 2015, 6:33 p.m.

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Foetus - Soak album cover

Foetus

Soak, 2014

8.1 / 10

When you hear the term "industrial" in regards to music from the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Rammstein or Ministry, Foetus (a.k.a. Jim Thirlwell) is who you have to thank. ...

Denner/Shermann - Satan's Tomb EP album cover

Denner/Shermann

Satan's Tomb EP, 2015

7.2 / 10

Murray/Smith King/Hanneman Tipton/Downing These are just a few of the lead guitar duos from Iron Maiden, Slayer and Judas Priest respectively, that dominated heavy metal music of the 1980s and beyond. Perhaps lesser ...

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Flotsam and Jetsam

No Place For Disgrace 2014, 2014

6.8 / 10

I can remember very clearly when I first heard of Flotsam and Jetsam. As a young hesher growing up outside of Vancouver, Canada in 1986, some bands were on my ...

Sleaford Mods - Key Markets album cover

Sleaford Mods

Key Markets, 2015

8.7 / 10

"worker bees can leaveeven drones can fly awaythe queen is their slave"- Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club When people talk about music (assuming people actually do still talk about music), they'll typically ...

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Agrimonia

One Question Interviews Agrimonia

Posted June 13, 2014, 1:11 p.m.

Pontus (Agrimonia) SPB: What makes death metal - or metal in general - so prevalent in Sweden? Pontus: I think there is a huge music interest in general in Sweden. This might ...

Music Music History: Beginner's Blues (I)

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

PART I: Beginner's Blues In the beginning... There was silence. For the first seven years of my existence, silence. Then one day, a strange thing happened. I began to ...

Interviews Ipecac Recordings

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

When it comes to record labels, what do you think about? Corporate greed? Artist manipulation? Spoonfed demographics? You cynical fucks. Not everybody's out to fleece the masses. Sure, there ...

Music Music History: I Was A Teenage Headbanger (II)

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

PART II: I Was A Teenage Headbanger When I bought Number of the Beast, I immediately knew it would make an excellent addition to my collection. Why? Cuz the cover ...

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Faith No More's Long Awaited Sol Invictus Now Streaming

Bands Faith No More's Long Awaited Sol Invictus Now Streaming

Posted May 11, 2015, 1:57 p.m.

Faith No More's first album in 18 years is now available for streaming one week ahead of it's official release. Links can be found below. In The United ...

Faith No More Drops Sol Invictus May 19th

Records Faith No More Drops Sol Invictus May 19th

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 11:10 a.m.

Sol Invictus, Faith No More’s highly anticipated follow-up to Album of the Year, arrives on May 19 via Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings. “What I can say is that I ...

Faith No More tour dates:February 17 Tokyo, Japan Studio CoastFebruary 18 Tokyo, Japan Studio CoastFebruary 21 Adelaide, Australia Soundwave FestivalFebruary 22 Melbourne, Australia Soundwave FestivalFebruary 28 Sydney, Australia Soundwave Festival
March 1 Brisbane, Australia Soundwave FestivalMarch 3 Auckland, New Zealand WestFest
April 15 Vancouver, BC PNE ForumApril 16 Seattle, WA Paramount TheaterApril 17 Portland, OR Keller AuditoriumApril 19 San Francisco, CA WarfieldApril 20 San Francisco, CA WarfieldApril 23 Los Angeles, CA The WilternApril 24 Los Angeles, CA The WilternApril 25 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
May 7 Chicago, IL Concord Music HallMay 8 Detroit, MI The FillmoreMay 9 Toronto, ON Sony Centre for the Performing ArtsMay 11 Boston, MA Orpheum TheatreMay 13 New York, NY Webster HallMay 14 New York, NY Webster HallMay 15 Philadelphia, PA Electric FactoryMay 29 Nurburgring, Germany Grune Holle FestivalMay 31 Munich, Germany Rockavaria Festival
June 2 Milan, Italy SonisphereJune 4 Vienna, Austria Vienna Rocks FestivalJune 5 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic Rock For People FestivalJune 12 Landgraaf, Netherlands Pinkpop FestivalJune 13 Donington, UK Download FestivalJune 20 Clisson, France HellfestJune 21 Dessel, Belgium Graspop FestivalJune 24 - 27 Seinajoki, Finland Provinssi
Aug. 7 – 9 Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal
 

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TV That Metal Show Season premiere debuts to record ratings

Posted June 10, 2013, 2:56 p.m.

SEASON 12 PREMIERE OF “THAT METAL SHOW” IS VH1 CLASSIC’S HIGHEST RATED TELECAST OF 2013 TO DATE   The hard rock/heavy metal community has spoken! VH1 Classic’s centerpiece ...

Obituaries Legendary Danzig/Social Distortion Drummer Chuck Biscuits Loses Battle With Throat Cancer

Posted Oct. 29, 2009, 1:49 a.m.

James Greene Jr., a freelance music writer from New York has reported that drummer Chuck Biscuits has died, losing his battle with cancer on October 24th, 2009 . Greene recieved an ...

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Kevin Fitzpatrick's bio

First Concert: Ozzy Ozbourne / Motley Crue, March 23, 1984.

Kevin Fitzpatrick's favorite bands

Ramones, Tom Waits, Fantômas, Celtic Frost, Marduk, Foetus, Hank III, John Zorn, Secret Chiefs 3, The Mars Volta, Headstones, Diamanda Galás, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Mastodon, The Pogues, Hayden, John Coltrane, Foo Fighters, Those Poor<

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Kevin Fitzpatrick's SPB contributions

187 reviews 7 features 12 news posts
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