Category Archives: Events

Perry Farrell was not a fan of Metallica playing Lollapalooza in 1996

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Metallica are making a return to this year’s Lollapalooza, their first time back since 1996 when Lollapalooza was actually a tour. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lollapalooza founder (and Jane’s Addiction vocalist) Perry Farrell admits he wasn’t much a fan of Metallica. Said Farrell: “I was very angry the first time they played Lollapalooza. I helped create the […]

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Review: Queensrÿche, the Altar Bar, Pittsburgh, PA, 4/29/15

Posted by on May 18, 2015

On Wednesday April 29th, the prog metal legends Queensrÿche descended upon Pittsburgh’s Altar Bar, a church converted bar/concert venue at the heart of the city’s Strip District. The show featured two local Pittsburgh acts as openers, Vermithrax and Icarus Witch, and was being called “the classic metal event of the year.” Vermithrax Certainly the heaviest […]

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Metallica to headline X Games Austin 2015

Posted by on May 11, 2015

If you like extreme sports, Texas and Danish drummers with an aversion for proper bass mixing, look no more and rejoice, because Metallica has been announced to headline the X Games in Austin, TX this year. Until today, the only scheduled date the band had was this past weekend’s Rock In Rio USA festival. This […]

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Five Finger Death Punch, Seether to rock Shiprocked 2016

Posted by on May 7, 2015

You haven’t made plans for January 2016 yet, have you? Because Shiprocked 2016 has announced their initial line-up and tickets are on sale now. In their seventh year, the cruise launches from Miami, FL on January 18th, makes a stop in Costa May, Mexico then returns on the 22nd. The line-up so far: Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, […]

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Ex Every Time I Die drummer playing in Modern Problems

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Every Time I Die co-founder Mike Novak (aka Ratboy) quit back in 2009, and now he’s got a new gig. Novak is now playing with Modern Problems, a straight edge band from New York, and he’ll be playing his first show with the band next month with Agent Orange. Said the band via Facebook: “We have a new […]

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