Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare announces Chicago as second location

Posted by on July 25, 2014

After last year’s successful takeover in Los Angeles, horror mastermind Rob Zombie will be bringing his  Great American Nightmare to a second location this year, Chicago. Great American Nightmare will be open on select nights from September 26th to November 1st at Odeum Expo in Villa Park, IL, with Rob Zombie himself kicking off the […]

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Win Dream Theater’s ‘The Studio Albums 1992-2011′ box set!

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Next year will mark 30 years since John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy formed Majesty, the band that would become Dream Theater. While the band’s first album, When Dream and Day Unite, was released in 1989, it wasn’t until 1992, when their first album with James LaBrie,  Images and Words was released, that the band […]

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Napalm Death, Sodom, and 11 other bands added to Maryland Deathfest line-up

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Every year, death rains upon Maryland in the form of Maryland Deathfest. On top of a bill already bulging at the seams, another 13 bands were just confirmed to be playing the May 2015 festival. The early bird tickets are already sold out, but don’t worry, the rest will go on sale sometime in the […]

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Tool’s Adam Jones offers another status update

Posted by on July 25, 2014

A few weeks ago, we reported on the new Tool album. Or rather, the fact that there isn’t one and probably won’t be for a while. And while it’s frustrating for the many Tool fans that have been waiting seven years for a follow-up to 10,000 Days, it’s even more frustrating for the band, who have […]

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Kirk Hammett to appear on new Exodus album

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett is no stranger to Exodus, having co-founded the  band in 1980. He reunited with his former band during his “Fear FestEvil” back in February to play “Piranha” and a cover of “Godzilla.” That’s apparently led to more, as Hammett tells Rolling Stone that he’ll be playing on a solo on the band’s new album. […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt goes to see One Direction

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Mikael Åkerfeldt, the frontman of Swedish prog metal band Opeth, is many things— a singer for a legendary metal band, a family man, and now a One Direction fan. Okay maybe he’s not a One Direction fan, but he’s a good enough dad to brave the hoard of fangirls that go to 1D shows to […]

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Stream Beyond Creation’s new creation ‘Elusive Reverence’ now

Posted by on July 25, 2014

With their sophomore album Earthborn Evolution just around the corner, due out October 24th via Season of Mist records, Quebec based Beyond Creation is now offering the first peak at the finished product with ‘Elusive Reverence.’ Beyond Creation will also going to be playing a few dates throughout the US this August and September, coming […]

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Combichrist drop Blood on the Dance Floor from tour due to pedophilia allegations

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Industrial/metalish band Combichrist, who some might remember as opening for Rammstein last time they toured the States) are touring in October. They’d announced that electropop duo Blood on the Dance Floor, who look like an explosion at a Hot Topic, were going to be opening the tour. Later that day, they decided to drop them as […]

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Dissident Aggression: Secret Cutter

Posted by on July 25, 2014

There’s a prevailing theory that the world as we know it is on the brink of collapse.  The banking and financial systems are stealing our money, only to eventually crumble under the weight of their own obesity when there’s nothing left to steal from us.  The environment is decaying faster than a banana peel left […]

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Periphery continue work on ‘Juggernaut,’ share studio update

Posted by on July 25, 2014

We’ve known that Periphery’s third album was going to be called Juggernaut long before they went into the studio to record it. Now that they’re hard at work recording it, they’ve been diligent about giving updates. Here’s the third, which shows guitar tracking. Juggernat The Movie looks to be slow on action, but the soundtrack’s going to […]

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