Monthly Archives: January 2012

Protest The Hero To Tour With Periphery, Jeff Loomis, And The Safety Fire

Posted by on January 31, 2012

It’s just been a day jam packed with news regarding awesome tour packages. This time, news has already slipped that Protest The Hero will be touring this Spring with Periphery, Jeff Loomis, and The Safety Fire. While an official announcement is expected to be made tomorrow, Periphery let the cat out of the bag a […]

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Meshuggah Announce Tour Dates With Baroness And Decapitated

Posted by on January 31, 2012

Last week, drummer Tomas Haake and frontman Jens Kidman let it slip that Meshuggah would be touring North America in the Spring with Baroness and Decapitated. Well today, dates for the tour that’s being dubbed The Ophidian Trek have been announced, along with the “official announcement.” Haake had the following to say about the upcoming […]

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Warbringer Part Ways With Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Posted by on January 31, 2012

The thrash band has gone through their fair share of drummers since forming in 2004, most recently welcoming their third drummer Carlos Cruz into the fold last year. And yesterday (January 30) Warbringer confirmed that they’ve parted ways with long time guitarist Adam Carroll. Making sure to note that both parties are still on good […]

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Video: Machine Head Perform With 13 Year Old Fan

Posted by on January 31, 2012

Machine Head have done impromptu performances with fans in the audiences before. In fact, one Slovakian fan got to play with the band onstage twice. However, during the band’s stop in Buffalo, NY this past Sunday (January 29) at the Town Ballroom, 13 year old Anthony Potenza was the lucky fan. Holding a sign that […]

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Nikki Sixx Has A Job Offer For Godsmack’s Sully Erna

Posted by on January 31, 2012

This is really touching. Despite the public feud that spawned after 2009’s Crue Fest 2, and even after Sully Erna hinted that the song  “Crying Like A Bitch” was about him, Nikki Sixx has been kind enough to offer the Godsmack singer a role in Motley Crue’s upcoming Las Vegas residency. Seriously, it was very […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 31st – The Day That Never Comes

Posted by on January 31, 2012

In a declining recording industry, special editions, re-releases, and deluxe packages are now the norm rather than the exception to it. And on these expanded releases, more often than not, bonus tracks will appear, usually in the form of either cover songs or B-sides that didn’t make it onto the initial album. It’s rare to […]

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Video: Karaoke Update Aboard The 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on January 31, 2012

Last week, another edition of the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise came and went, once again treating fans to the ultimate metal festival on a boat. Though this wasn’t your typical cruise vacation, there was one cruise activity staple still intact: karaoke. And just like last year, some of metal’s elite performed unusual songs. The […]

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Dates For Mastodon, Opeth, And Ghost’s Tour Confirmed

Posted by on January 31, 2012

After a week of rumors, Mastodon bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders let it slip that the band would definitely be touring North America with none other than Opeth and Ghost. Today, though, comes the official announcement about the late Spring trek, along with all 30 dates. First, though, here’s what Mastodon had to say about the upcoming […]

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The Cult Streaming New Song At RollingStone.com

Posted by on January 30, 2012

The Cult are streaming a song from their new album Choice of Weapon called “Lucifer” over at RollingStone.com. The band’s ninth studio album will come out on May 22 via Cooking Vinyl Records.

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Supergroup Featuring Members Of Killswitch Engage, Cannibal Corpse And The Black Dahlia Murder Still In The Works

Posted by on January 30, 2012

This past Summer, Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz revealed that he was working on a project with Cannibal Corpse’s Corpsegrinder and The Black Dahlia Murder’s Shannon Lucas. Since then, though, we haven’t heard much about the supergroup from hell. We simply figured that Dutkiewicz has been busy with Killswitch Engage (considering that they need a […]

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