Category Archives: Events

Earth, JG Thirlwell & Sarah Lipstate to play DLF Live benefit shows

Posted by on August 21, 2014

Metal Insider is pleased to annouce that we’re partnering with DLF Live and Sacred Bones for two benefit shows to happen at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar. The two shows, on September 25 and October 4, will feature Earth, JG Thirlwell & Sarah Lipstate, The Soft Pink Truth, Dream Police, and others, with each show’s proceeds to […]

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Soundgarden to Make First Appearance at Soundwave Festival in 2015

Posted by on August 20, 2014

The line-up for Soundwave Festival 2015 in Australia has been announced and it’s a doozy. Faith No More, Soundgarden, Slipknot, Ministry, Judas Priest, Godflesh, Incubus and so many more.  “Faith No More played Soundwave in 2010, Slash appeared in 2011 and Manson and Slipknot were at the 2012 event, but Soundgarden have not played the festival before.” […]

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Final list of bands announced for Maryland Deathfest

Posted by on August 19, 2014

The third and final round of bands added to next year’s Maryland Deathfest have been announced. Some of the highlights include Agoraphobic Nosebleed playing their first ever live show, Cephalic Carnage playing material from their first three albums, and Inverloch playing a Disembowelment set. Bands like YOB, Razor, Conan, Artificial Brain and so many more […]

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Dave Brockie sent off in style at pre-GWAR-B-Q memorial service

Posted by on August 16, 2014

Even before Dave Brockie’s untimely passing from an accidental heroin overdose in March, the fifth annual celebration of his band GWAR looked to be the best one yet. Since then, it has taken on a life of it’s own –  more than just an annual festival for one of America’s or Antarctica’s weirdest bands ever, it has morphed into celebration of […]

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Wacken announces first 15 bands of 2015, including Savatage; fest already sold out

Posted by on August 4, 2014

This past Saturday, the 25th annual Wacken Open Air came to a conclusion after 3 solid days of heavy metal. Following the conclusion came a trailer advertising next year’s festival, how and where to order tickets, and also dropping the names of the first 15 announced for next year. It appears to have worked, as […]

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