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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 […]