Mike Scaccia

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    August 22, 2014

    The Horror Never Ends For Warbeast's Bruce Corbitt

    Texas metal singer Bruce Corbitt's career has seen some wicked ups and downs over the last 30 years, from signing record deals and taking on high-profile tours to being fired unceremoniously and watching bandmates pass away in front of his eyes. It hasn't been a lifestyle fit for the faint of heart. ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Friday Night: Down and Warbeast at Warehouse Live

    Down, Warbeast, Honky Warehouse Live January 11, 2013 "Seems like we just played here," said Philip Anselmo as he surveyed the crowded Warehouse Live ballroom from the stage on Friday night. The feeling was understandable: The singer's band, Down, had indeed played the same stage just eight scant ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Metal Lifers Warbeast Trample Warehouse Live Tonight

    For metal fans, it'll be thrash before hash tonight at Warehouse Live when Arlington's Warbeast returns once again in support of Down, the New Orleans sludge metal supergroup fronted by Pantera's Philip Anselmo. Rewind: Down Singer Philip Anselmo Kicks Off Busy 2013 Despite the clash of styles - ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Those Are People Who Died, Died: Musical Passings of 2012

    Rocks Off put it off as long as we could, because December has been a pretty rough month. It always is for music. (Hollywood, too.) But it's time to call the roll of people who played or sang their last note in 2012, plus a few who were just as instrumental offstage. Precious few corners of the mus ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    R.I.P. Texas Metal God Mike Scaccia

    The Texas metal community lost a major creative force over the weekend when Ministry/Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia passed away in Ft. Worth. He was 47. Scaccia collapsed onstage at Metroplex metal haunt the Rail Club early Saturday morning, where he was performing as part of a 50th birthday ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 1996

    Dilution of Evil

    Has Ministry, at one time the reigning king of bad, lost its edge?