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Mastodon’s video for “The Motherload” that debuted earlier this week did everything it was supposed to do. It was, first of all, an interesting video for the song that was shot amazingly well. It was also provocative – maybe too provocative, due to the fact that there were a number of dancers in it that twerked. Some called it misogynistic. Others, including drummer Brann Dailor and a dancer in the video, defended it, saying that it was not just a parody of ’90s alternative or R&B videos, but an homage to the Atlanta bounce scene (which is what twerking was called B.M., or Before Miley). Now Mastodon appear to be addressing the controversy by coming out with a limited edition Halloween shirt.
The shirt, which we saw on guitar tech (and Troy Sanders’ brother) Darren Sanders’ Facebook page, features a twerking witch riding a broom with a strategically-place pumpkin with the caption”Happy Halloween Haters.” While the shirt isn’t available online yet, Sanders says in the comments thread that the shirt will be “hittin’ the streets soon.” In the meantime, you can still pick up a pair of Asstodon shorts.
Although comics have long been a part of “Heavy Metal” magazine’s DNA, the company never published standalone comic books. However, that changes this winter when one-time Image Comics title “Hoax Hunters” becomes the first series released by the reorganized
There was something peculiar about the way the man in the mask was looking at her. The fact that he was wearing a mask was okay. It was Halloween, and everyone in town had put on a costume for the big parade in the early evening and trick-or-treating later on. Some of the adults who …
The time has come, fans — on Wednesday, August 14, Megadeth: Death by Design hits comics shops everywhere. An Occasion Worth Celebrating This year marks the 35th anniversary of the formation of the pioneering thrash-metal band Megadeth, and the group is celebrating the milestone with the
In Heavy Metal 294, the Industrial Special, we’ve dedicated several pages to artist xsullo (or Nick Sullo in person), whose images are both disturbing and enticing. There’s some intense stuff happening here — skin gets ripped off, bones pop out, bodies are peeled apart before our
In Heavy Metal 294 (in stores August 1), we feature Nick Pyle in a gallery with an interview — if you’re not familiar with his work, you can already tell that it’s like nothing else. There’s a reason for that — Pyle is a self-taught artist who’s actually spent
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast writer Ian Edginton speaks with Comicon.com today about the series, which has entered its second season as Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast — Night City (check out a preview here). Edginton shared his thoughts on the reception of the first series: I don’t
Here’s one more look at Heavy Metal 293 (the Beyond The Darkness Special) — gruesome and glorious images from Flavio Greco Paglia, who is featured in a gallery inside the mag and whose art was also chosen as Cover A. Argentina-based Paglia works as a concept artist and animator, but
Heavy Metal issue 294, the Industrial Special, is complete. We have built the hulking device that will solve your concrete problems while ignoring your spiritual anxiety. Where will technology take us? What good are all these machines? Who’s a robot, and who isn’t? Wait… Am I a
Hey Eddie fans, here’s the deal — Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast is back! That’s good news, because we left you hanging last time. We’ll run through the action here, but you’re far better off getting the trade paperback now available in the Heavy Metal Shop. Eddie,