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Brent Hinds from Mastodon performs at 2015 Rock in Rio on September 25, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Listen to Mastodon, Alice In Chains, & The Mars Volta Supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra

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Supergroups are possibly the most hit-or-miss ventures in the music industry. Those attempting to make such a band come together must tread lightly because, no matter what, you're going to a lot of guff about the passé subject from fans and critics. Luckily for the unfortunately named supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra (don't give up on them just yet!), the members featured in this outfit are too enticing to ignore. Musicians from Alice in Chains, Dethklok, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan and The Mars Volta make up this band, and thanks to some Instagram videos that premiered this week, you can listen to clips of new songs below.READ MORE

Trickfinger - 'Trickfinger' (2015)

Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist John Frusciante Announces Acid Test Album 'Trickfinger,' Shares Song "After Below" [LISTEN]

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Former Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Mars Volta guitarist John Frusciante has announced a new solo album, a self-titled effort under the name Trickfinger -- the album cover is up above -- and has shared its opening track "After Below," which you can check out below. Though Frusciante has explored electronic music on his most recent solo releases, "Consequence of Sound" reported that Frusciante will be diving headfirst into a new "experimental acid house" style for this album. "Trickfinger" is set for release April 7 through Acid Test.READ MORE

The Everly Brothers

Remembering Musicians Who Died In 2014: Phil Everly, Bobby Womack, Pete Seeger, And More

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2014 saw the passing of a fair share of aging musical legends, but it tragically also saw the deaths of many relatively young artists well before their time. This list honors just some of the artists who passed away this year, so if there are any that you think we may have missed, you can post your tributes down in the comments section below.READ MORE

Foo Fighters

10 Bands That Were Started With Former Bandmates: Foo Fighters, Audioslave, And More

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Bands break up all the time, but just because a group of musicians have decided not to work together anymore as a unit, it doesn't mean that none of the members will never work together again. Here are 10 examples of bands that were started with former bandmates.READ MORE

The Dead Weather

Jack White Recruits Queens of the Stone Age, Dead Weather Keyboardist Dean Fertita to Replace Ikey Owens

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Two weeks ago, Jack White’s keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens tragically died from a heart attack, resulting in the cancellation of White’s tour dates in Mexico. Today, White revealed that his Dead Weather bandmate and Queens of the Stone Age keyboardist Dean Fertita would be filling in for Owens on his upcoming tour dates, "Consequence of Sound" reported.READ MORE

Vampire Weekend

8 Bands Whose Producers Are A Member Of The Band: The Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend, And More

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It's often tough for a band to maintain complete control of their creative vision, especially when they hire a producer from outside the band to help them capture their sound on record. These eight bands, however, remained true to their vision by having a member of the band produce their records.READ MORE

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14 Albums That End With Their Longest Song: Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, And More

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Long songs can be tricky for an artist to deal with. They can't really be released as singles, but they also run the risk of ruining the flow of an otherwise great album. These artists got around this problem by placing their extremely long songs at the end of their album.READ MORE

The Mars Volta

Antemasque: Mars Volta & At The Drive-In Veterans Begin First Tour

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Antemasque kicked off their U.S. tour with Interpol last night in San Antonio. This tour is the first time the band will play together under the new moniker. Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala are the two main forces behind the group, and they have played together extensively in The Mars Volta and At the Drive-In.READ MORE

Tom Waits -

6 Title Tracks That Were Left Off the Album: Led Zeppelin, Tom Waits, and more

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Many albums get their titles from a specific song in the tracklisting, but there are rare occasions when these particular songs are cut from the album, but the album title remains the same. Here are seven title tracks that were left off of their albums.READ MORE

5 Musicians Who Pointlessly Went Solo

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There are plenty of good reasons for an artist to release a solo album. Maybe their band broke up, or maybe they want to write some songs in a different style. However, sometimes musicians go ahead and release solo music that could have been easily been released with their band. Here are five musicians who didn't need to go solo.READ MORE

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