Half-Life — The Dillinger Escape Plan

Before writing this, I watched The Dillinger Escape Plan perform “Prancer” live at the 2013 Golden God Awards, where, about halfway into the song, Greg Puciato cuts his head, yet performs, blood just streaming down his face, and finishes the song, even smashing a guitar against the huge wall of Orange Amps in the process. I had seen this video before—a lot of people have—but while I watched it this time, I realized how symbolic this was of the Dillinger Escape Plan as a whole. Ben Weinman and company don’t give a shit what anyone else thinks about their music, and are prepared to do what they need to do to make their music. And it shows, as there really isn’t a bad Dillinger Escape Plan album—they’re all solid in their own, unique ways.

Killer Be Killed – Killer Be Killed

Since its announcement, the members of Killer Be Killed promised many things about the upcoming supergroup project. Max Cavalera, best known for his work in Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Sepultura’s early years, said the album would be a “mix of heavy, fast and melodic songs,” while Greg Puciato of The…

Gay For Puciato

A few days ago, Greg Puciato of The Dillinger Escape Plan made quite the statement and stance in regards to homophobia in metal and society in general. The man was simply responding to an anonymous question from one of his fans over at his official website, and what transpired after…

These Dillinger Side-Projects Are Just Piling Up!

These dudes in The Dillinger Escape Plan are always up to SOMETHING. If not writing/recording/touring on Dillinger, they’re doing guest spots, remixes, collaborations, and whatever other thing that can be done as a musicians. As vocalist Greg Puciato always says, they’re on “The Rock Clock,” which gives no time for…