Category Archives: Events

Tesseract play on a stage made of ice

Posted by on April 1, 2015

Metallica played Antarctica in a dome, The Defiled played on a floating iceberg, but Tesseract played on a stage made completely out of ice. The chilly feat took place at the Snow Village in Finland, where the British band played a 75 minute outdoor set with their drummer 30′ above the stage. Said vocalist Dan Tompkins to Metal Hammer, who were in […]

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This is Hardcore 2015 Set for a Strong 10 Year Anniversary

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The yearly hardcore fest is ready to take Philadelphia by storm once again. It will be taking place July 23 at the Union Transfer and July 24, 25, and 26 at the Electric Factory. This is Hardcore 2015 (or This is Hardcore X) is celebrating the festival’s 10 year anniversary with another great lineup showcasing […]

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GWAR announce 2015 GWAR B-Q

Posted by on March 25, 2015

Last year’s GWAR B-Q was the most emotional and biggest one yet. The band’s first show without their leader Oderus Urungus was preceded by a memorial service for him that brought tears to many in attendance, but it was nothing compared to the show itself, which found many openly sobbing as the band played “The […]

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Metallica return to Lollapalooza

Posted by on March 25, 2015

Metallica will co-headline this year’s Lollapalooza Festival with Sir Paul McCartney, taking place again in Chicago’s Grant Park. Metallica will headline on Saturday night, August 1st,  with one day tickets costing $110. In a statement from the band: “It’s been nearly 20 years since we’ve been lucky enough to take the stage at Lollapalooza, so we are […]

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GWAR to reprise Empire Records appearance live

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Anyone familiar with the film Empire Records probably remembers that GWAR had a cameo in the film, when a character gets pulled into the the TV and winds up in the video for “Saddam a Go Go,” where he gets eaten. That’s amazing now, but it was even more transgressive in 1995. The film is celebrating […]

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