Monthly Archives: January 2010

Every Time I Die Announces Tour Dates

Posted by on January 26, 2010

Every Time I Die has announced dates for their upcoming Spring tour with Four Year Strong, Polar Bear Club, and Trapped Under Ice.

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Our National Nightmare Continues: No System Of A Down Reunion In The Works

Posted by on January 26, 2010

In an era where band breakups and reunions are on six-month cycles, the last thing I need clogging my inbox is another lead that nothing’s changed for System of a Down. Frontman Serj Tankian addressed the rumors, claiming nothing has changed since their “indefinite hiatus” announcement: “We always have offers to play, from festivals and […]

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Through The Eyes Of The Dead Streaming New Album Online

Posted by on January 26, 2010

Through The Eyes Of The Dead is streaming their new album Skepsis in its entirety at AOL Music.

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Dillinger Escape Plan, iwrestledabearonce Announce Tour

Posted by on January 26, 2010

The Dillinger Escape Plan will be going out on tour with iwrestledabearonce and Animals As Leaders this Spring. More details here.

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Fozzy Streaming New Album Online

Posted by on January 26, 2010

Fozzy is streaming their new album Chasing The Grail in its entirety at AOL Music.

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Pelican Coffee To Perk Up Stoners Nationwide

Posted by on January 26, 2010

Pelican has entered the coffee-metal crossover market, a market one might call crowded considering we’ve seen it from KISS and Megadeth. The instrumental alt-metal (post-metal, whatever, shut up) act isn’t going the commercial route, though. The “Pelican Ephemeral Bean Blend” will only be available at a record release show in Chicago next month. More on […]

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Another Reason To Go To ‘Rust In Peace’ Tour

Posted by on January 26, 2010

As if Megadeth performing Rust In Peace in it’s entirety isn’t enough reason to get you to go to the Megadeth/Testament/Exodus tour, it completely slipped our minds that Testament was going to be playing their entire debut album, 1987′s The Legacy on the tour as well. Any self-respecting headbanger has both of those albums in their […]

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More On Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger’s Pro-Competition, Pro-Consumer Conditions

Posted by on January 25, 2010

The conditions imposed by the Justice Department for the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster have been announced, and they include some very good prospects for creating a competitive, consumer-friendly market. According to Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney, Ticketmaster would have to license its ticketing software to competing concert promoter Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. […]

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Megadeth To Play ‘Rust In Peace’ On Current Tour

Posted by on January 25, 2010

Megadeth’s 1990 album Rust In Peace was their crowning achievement. While they’ve been heavier (Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good) and more commercially successful (Countdown To Extinction), the shred-tastic duo of Dave Mustaine and Marty Friedman joined by bassist David Ellefson and drummer Nick Menza was a powerful lineup, and one that would […]

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Breaking News: The Scorpions Still Exist

Posted by on January 25, 2010

The Scorpions have announced that their forthcoming album, Sting in the Tail, will be their last, and they’ll be disbanding following an extensive tour in support of the album. We are extremely grateful for the fact that we still have the same passion for music we’ve always had since the beginning. This is why, especially […]

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