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Interview: Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Talks Party Smasher Inc., Side Projects, and More with Jose Mangin

Interview: Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Talks Party Smasher Inc., Side Projects, and More with Jose Mangin

SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin recently chatted with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman on Liquid Metal’s 666-LIVE call-in show. Read what the guitarist has to say about Party Smasher Inc., new Dillinger Escape Plan tunes, Juliette Lewis, and more below (which was transcribed by Josh “Shitkill” Musto), and let us know what you think in the […]

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Talks How Heavy Music Helps Depression

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Talks How Heavy Music Helps Depression

Following The You Rock Foundation’s interview with Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach about their struggles with depression, the organization has sat down with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman. Check it out below. Weinman says, “Ironically depressing, aggressive, negative music has almost made me feel better. A lot of people wouldn’t want […]

10 Best Rocker Instagram Posts of the Week 7/21: Dick Cakes, Mercyful Flakes, Fawns, Creep Dogs and more!

10 Best Rocker Instagram Posts of the Week 7/21: Dick Cakes, Mercyful Flakes, Fawns, Creep Dogs and more!

Here’s a look at what your favorite rock stars were sharing, feeding and eating this week.

Mastodon–Dillinger Escape Plan Supergroup Recruit Ex–Mars Volta Drummer Jon Theodore

Mastodon–Dillinger Escape Plan Supergroup Recruit Ex–Mars Volta Drummer Jon Theodore

Giraffe Tongue Orchestra—the supergroup featuring Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman, and former Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery—have added drummer Jon Theodore to their lineup. Theodore has previously played with the Mars Volta and One Day as a Lion. Theodore said that the band’s style of music was the perfect fit for him. […]

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Remixes Lacuna Coil for ‘Underworld: Awakening’ Soundtrack

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Remixes Lacuna Coil for ‘Underworld: Awakening’ Soundtrack

Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman has contributed a remix of Lacuna Coil’s new single “Trip the Darkness” for the soundtrack to the upcoming film Underworld: Awakening. The album also features remixes of tracks from a host of other bands including Evanescence, Ministry, and Linkin Park. The bulk of the remixes have been carried out […]

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Comments on Writing New Album; Release Charity T-Shirt

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Comments on Writing New Album; Release Charity T-Shirt

Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman has commented on the band’s recording of their upcoming fifth album. “Billy [futureusgalleryRymer, drummer] and I have been locked up in the Dillinger compound and things are starting to boil,” Weinman says. “There is nothing like that feeling when you realize… Yep, just when I thought I was drained […]

Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, and the Mars Volta Members Form Supergroup

Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, and the Mars Volta Members Form Supergroup

The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman has posted an update about the plans for a supergroup featuring himself, Mastodon guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, ex–Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery, and former Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen. In a blog post on the Dillinger Escape Plan website, Weinman revealed that he and Avery had already begun working […]