Category Archives: Events

New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2015 dates announced

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Though no bands have been announced, we can at least start making travel plans for next years pilgrimage to Worcester, MA. The 2015 New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, once again at The Palladium, will take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th. The official line-up will be released on December 8th, 2014, when tickets go on sale. […]

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Metallica to play ball with the Giants once again

Posted by on November 25, 2014

For the last two years, the San Francisco Giants have had an evening with the most popular Bay Area band ever, Metallica (sorry, Deadheads!). We’re not saying the reason the Giants won the Worlds Series earlier this year was because of Metallica’s night earlier this year, but perhaps it helped. That may be one of […]

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In Montreal, M stands for Metal (a recap of M For Montreal fest’s heaviest showcase)

Posted by on November 24, 2014

For the past nine years, M for Montreal has become renowned for providing locals of Canada’s second largest city and industry pros from around the world the chance to discover emerging talent. The festival and conference offers a taste of everything, from indie rock to electro, synth pop to bluegrass, hip hop to punk, and […]

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Death Metal Angola getting theatrical debut in NYC, Unlocking the Truth to play it

Posted by on November 19, 2014

A rock concert taking place to help save an orphanage sounds like the plot of a movie, and that’s exactly what it was, except Heavy Metal Angola happened in real life. And since we first wrote about the documentary last year, a lot has happened. The film is eligible for an Academy Award now, and it’s […]

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AC/DC surprise fans at New York listening party

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Last night marked a very singular kind of world premiere for AC/DC’s new album Rock Or Bust, as Columbia Records took over NYC’s Webster Hall for a two-hour, free public playback of the full album two weeks before it hits stores on December 2. Most listening parties we end up at are more intimate affairs […]

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