Category Archives: Touring

Queensrÿche no more; Geoff Tate has a new band name

Posted by on July 30, 2014

The last time we checked in with Queensrÿche, there were two of them, and they’d just settled a lawsuit. Under the terms of the agreement, Geoff Tate, the band’s original singer, lost the right to call himself Queensrÿche, and would have to refer to himself as “formerly of Queensrÿche” or something like that for two years. He’d […]

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It’s 2014, and Limp Bizkit are touring again

Posted by on July 30, 2014

While there’s still no official word on when Limp Bizkit will be releasing their seventh album, Stampede of the Disco Elephants, it does look like they’ll be touring starting next month. We’re not sure who opener Machine Gun Kelly is, but AltPress tells us he’s a Cleveland rapper. Either way, it looks like a tour […]

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The Melvins to ‘Hold It In’ this October; Butthole Surfers to assist

Posted by on July 29, 2014

The Melvins are never one to rest on their laurels, or keep the same lineup for that matter. Now they’re returning with their first album as a quartet for the first time in four years. Hold it In will, as usual, feature King Buzzo and Dale Crover. However, they’ll be joined this time by two Butthole […]

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Obituary’s backdrop stolen in Holland

Posted by on July 29, 2014

Theft in the metal world is becoming more and more commonplace lately. Zakk Wylde, Robb Flynn, the guys in Chimaira, and many others have been victims of it in recent memory, and now Obituary is experiencing it as well. The death metal veterans posted the following update on their Facebook page earlier today: This is […]

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Les Claypool talks new ‘Willy Wonka’-related album with original ‘classic’ lineup

Posted by on July 29, 2014

On October 21st, Primus’ ‘classic’ lineup of Les Claypool, Larry Lalonde and Tim “Herb” Alexander will release the first Primus album with that lineup in 19 years. You’d expect that to be nothing less than an event, and it certainly promises to be one. Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble is a track […]

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