Monthly Archives: May 2011

Not Exactly The Best Of Both Worlds: Gary Cherone To Open For Sammy Hagar

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Despite the success they had, Sammy Hagar always got flack for replacing David Lee Roth in Van Halen. So to say that singer Gary Cherone had it tough as well is an understatement, especially since the one album he did with Van Halen wasn’t exactly a big chart topper. But now Cherone, probably better known as […]

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Chimaira Perform New Song Live

Posted by on May 31, 2011

We’ve been discussing Chimaira a lot lately. However, when a band replaces half of their lineup within a relatively short time frame, you have to expect a lot of talk. In the case of Chimaira, though, we’re just happy to be talking about how active they’ve been as of late. We’ve seen photos and live […]

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Video: Exhorder Play At Maryland Death Fest

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Among the many highlights of this year’s Maryland Death Fest was the first live appearance of Exhorder since the untimely passing of their bassist, Frankie Sparcello, in March. With Jorge Caicedo (The Void, Built To Destroy) on bass, the band had a show that began with the one-two combo of “Death in Vain” and “Homicide,” […]

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Details For ‘This Is Hardcore Fest 2011′ Revealed

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Details regarding this year’s installment for This Is Hardcore Fest, taking place on August 11-14 at the First Unitarian Church and the Starlight Ballroom in Philadelphia, PA, have been revealed. Bands confirmed for the festival include H20, Terror, Madball and many others.

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Video: Dimmu Borgir Performing With Orchestra And Choir

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Ever wanted to see Dimmu Borgir perform with an orchestra and choir? Well apparently a lot of fans in Norway did.  The symphonic black metallers performed a special “one time only” show this past Saturday (May 28) at the Oslo Spektrum in Norway with the KORK (the Norwegian Radio Orchestra) and the Schola Cantorum choir, both of […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 31st – A History of Bad Men

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Thus far in 2011, we’ve had our fair share of release weeks dominated by new artists (April 26th and May 10th immediately come to mind). So it only seems fair that we get a week chiefly containing veteran bands maintaining their status in the metal world. And that’s exactly what we get today, with classic […]

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The Human Abstract Cancel Tour

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Due to a “sudden and devastating loss to the THA family,” The Human Abstract have pulled out of the remaining dates of their headlining “Pull Me From The Gallows” tour. Tonight’s show is happening without THA, but the future of the tour remains up in the air. Our thoughts are with the band.

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Video: Converge Debut New Song Live

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Converge gave updates on pretty much everything they have in store for the rest of 2011, including a split 7” EP with Drop Dead. And now we have our first taste of what to hear from the split EP, as the band performed a new song from it called “Runaway” live in Baltimore, MD. Video […]

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Apple Confirmed To Unveil The ‘iCloud’ On June 6

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Two weeks ago, rumors started to spread around the web saying that Apple’s answer to Google and Amazon’s cloud music services could be launched as soon as June 6 at their Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Well it has now been confirm that Apple will be unveiling the ‘iCloud’  at the conference. In a press release confirming […]

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Bury Your Dead To Headline The ‘Over The Limit II Tour’

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Bury Your Dead, Evergreen Terrace, For The Fallen Dreams, In The Midst Of Lions, Thick As Blood, Hundredth, Betrayal, and Murder Death Kill have been confirmed for the Over The Limit II Tour.

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