Monthly Archives: April 2010

Uproar Tour To Make An Announcement This Monday

Posted by on April 30, 2010

As if we didn’t need more news to make us concerned about Ozzfest. It has been announced via Twitter that the Rockstar Energy Uproar 2010 tour will be making an announcement on Monday, May 3. While there have been no confirmations about the inaugural tour, rumors about Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hellyeah, Stone Sour, Lacuna Coil […]

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NARM Gets Metal: Bill Wilson On Convention’s First “Metal Meetup”

Posted by on April 30, 2010

NARM (or the National Association of Recording Merchandisers) is an association for music industry professionals that’s been around for more than 50 years. Their annual convention is taking place this year in Chicago from May 14-16. What’s that have to do with metal? Well for the first time, they’re having a “Metal Meetup,” which will […]

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Baroness Helps Mastodon On Tour; Bill Kelliher Update

Posted by on April 30, 2010

Metalsucks reports that despite Mastodon canceling their show on Tuesday, April 27 in Rochester due to Bill Kelliher’s illness, yesterday’s show in Grand Rapids, MI went on as scheduled despite Kelliher’s absence with a little help from opening band and fellow Georgians Baroness. MS readers Matt Gaipa and Jared Lucas reported that both Peter Adams […]

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Free Deftones Tonight!

Posted by on April 30, 2010

If you’re in the New York area tonight and looking to kick off your weekend right, come join Metal Insider at the Arrow Bar (85 Ave. A between 5th and 6th) for Heavy Metal Happy Hour. It will be a listening party for Diamond Eyes, the highly-anticipated new album from Deftones, which comes out on Tuesday (4). […]

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Norma Jean Reveal New Cover Artwork

Posted by on April 30, 2010

Norma Jean has posted a new video revealing the cover artwork to their new album Meridional.

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Hellyeah Reveal New Cover Artwork

Posted by on April 30, 2010

Hellyeah has revealed the cover artwork to their sophomore album Stampede.

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Limp Bizkit To Perform Tonight Show

Posted by on April 30, 2010

Limp Bizkit will perform on NBC’S The Tonight Show on May 10. Frontman Fred Durst revealed via Twitter that they may perform an older song on the show. Good or bad news?

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The Best Video Ever Of The Week – Nudedragons, Er, Soundgarden

Posted by on April 30, 2010

In case you haven’t noticed, the ’90s have reunited and are touring again. While Soundgarden’s reunion was initially pretty exciting when it was announced, interest waned until last week’s surprise show in Seattle as “Nudedragons.” This pro audio version of “Beyond The Wheel” from Ultramega OK is pretty impressive. Chris Cornell is doing what he […]

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Mastodon Guitarist Hospitalized, Forced To Postpone Show

Posted by on April 30, 2010

MetalSucks.net is reporting that Mastodon was forced to postpone their show on April 27 in Rochester, NY due to guitarist Bill Kelliher’s hospitalization. No confirmation on what Kelliher was hospitalized for.

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Does Ozzfest Announcement Have Something To Hide?

Posted by on April 30, 2010

In the world of journalism, there’s something called “burying the lead.” Basically, that means hiding the main part of a story a few paragraphs in while the headline states a less important start of the story. It’s done all the time in media. It’s why Ben Roethlisberger’s suspension was announced the day before the NFL […]

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