Most Americans can’t recognize social media bots, says study

A recent study from Pew Research Center found that Americans don’t have a lot of knowledge of social media bots. While two-thirds of Americans have heard about them, not everyone feels confident they can distinguish bots from humans. Read more: Stephen Hawking posthumously predicts consequences of superhumans According to the study, 66 percent of Americans are aware of social media bots. The majority of them (83 percent) believe they are used for bad purposes. In contrast, a third of Americans (34 percent) say they have never heard about bots. Among the ones who have, only 47 percent believe they can recognize the … Continue reading

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Director Plans Film Inspired by Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’

Luca Guadagnino teams with screenwriter Richard LaGravenese for adaptation that captures 1975 masterpiece’s “central themes” ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Director Plans Film Inspired by Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Director Plans Film Inspired by Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’ rollingstone Continue reading

JANE'S ADDICTION Frontman PERRY FARRELL Signs With BMG For New Solo Album, 'Kind Heaven'

Visionary singer-songwriter and musician Perry Farrell has signed an exclusive worldwide record deal with BMG to release his new solo album, “Kind Heaven”, a musical scene-setter for his immersive entertainment destination “Kind Heaven” set to open at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas next year. Slated for release in 2019, “Kind Heaven” marks the first solo album release from the JANE’S ADDICTION and PORNO FOR PYROS frontman since 2001. Conceived by Farrell and produced by Tony Visconti, “Kind Heaven” features Taylor Hawkins (FOO FIGHTERS), Mike Garson (DAVID BOWIE), Matt Chamberlain (SOUNDGARDEN), Chris Chaney (JANE’S ADDICTION), Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Peter … Continue reading

Film Review: Lords of Chaos

Director: Jonas Akerlund Starring: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Valter Skarsgård 1 hour 52 minutes The Lords of Chaos film has been a while in the making — did you know that it was originally supposed to star Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and Bruce Willis? Based on the book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind, this adaptation went through a few directors before former Bathory drummer Jonas Åkerlund took the helm. So from a metal cred perspective, this thing is pretty much unassailable – you don’t get more legit than a guy who not only knew the … Continue reading

Interview with Ape To God

Hi! Tell me about your band and what kind of previous experience do you have as musicians? Bart: We formed Ape To God in 2012 and recorded our first EP, Ape To God, a year later. The album received pretty good reviews but soon after it came out, we changed the direction towards faster and more brutal music. We published some new promo stuff online in 2015, parted ways with the drummer soon after and found great replacement (Patryk Mrówczyski). This change meant a two-year-long hiatus but also allowed us to work on something more interesting in the meantime. Each … Continue reading

STill Cyco Punk After All These Years – SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES are among the elite crew of pioneers and kings of crossover thrash who began with the humblest of beginnings in Venice, California in the early eighties. The group didn’t just revel in an aesthetic of the underbelly of West Coast street life—it lived it. And it marched directly across the grain of the ironically conservative realm of supposedly countercultural punk rock music. SUICIDAL TENDENCIES was a street-punk band that was as uncompromising as it was original. Following the 1983 release of its self-titled debut—an absolute banger that had a light-hearted appeal whilst fully capturing the spirit of teen … Continue reading

Corey Taylor says new Slipknot record coming summer 2019

Corey Taylor has announced that Slipknot are eyeing a summer 2019 release date for their long-awaited sixth studio record, and notes the band are planning a “big world tour.” Read more: Get a sneak peek of Slipknot’s haunted house before you dare to enter 2019 is already looking to be a big year for the band with Shawn “Clown” Crahan recently revealing a forthcoming reissue of the band’s self-titled album. Now with a haunted house, a new record and a huge world tour on the way, Slipknot sure are busy. In an interview with Resurrection Fest TV, Taylor spoke about … Continue reading

Here Is First Look At SLIPKNOT-Themed Haunted House In Des Moines

A walkthrough of the new haunted attraction in Des Moines, Iowa formed as a partnership between SLIPKNOT and Slaughterhouse can be seen in the one-minute video below (courtesy of the Des Moines Register). The 10,000 square-foot haunt features memorabilia from the group, meet-and-greet events, about 40-50 actors who bring the band’s “iconology, lore and culture” to life, and even an opportunity to go through the Slaughterhouse with a SLIPKNOT bandmember. The haunt runs every Thursday-Sunday in October, plus Halloween night. General admission tickets cost $20. An estimated 12,000 could attend this year’s Slaughterhouse, up from 8,000 in 2017. Percussionist and … Continue reading