Category Archives: Updates

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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Disarmonia Mundi releases ‘making of’ videos for 10th anniversary of second album

Posted by on July 29, 2014

2004 was a huge year for metal, with a lot of big-name releases and bands breaking into the mainstream. One album that flew very far under the radar that year was Fragments of D-Generation, the second album from Italian melodic death metal group Disarmonia Mundi. The band includes vocalist Claudio Ravinale and multi-instrumentalist/producer Ettore Rigotti, and […]

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Dave Lombardo’s band PHILM to release new album in September

Posted by on July 29, 2014

It’s fair to say that in the court of public opinion, at least, that Dave Lombardo got the short end of the stick when he and Slayer parted ways.  However, he appears to be moving on, and is ready to release another album from his band PHILM. A trailer for the trio’s sophomore album, Fire From the […]

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Con man sentenced for fake West Memphis Three album, concert

Posted by on July 28, 2014

In 2011, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, otherwise known as the West Memphis Three, were freed from prison after serving 18 years. The subject of several documentaries about their plight, the three had been imprisoned after three boys were killed in 1994 in West Memphis, TN. It was argued that they were imprisoned because […]

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Machine Head, Children of Bodom tour officially announced

Posted by on July 28, 2014

It’s taken well over a month for them to officially announce it, but the Machine Head and Children of Bodom tour has officially been announced. Epica and Battleccross will support. While it had been known as the Revolution Society tour, it’s no longer being called that. It also appears that new eOne signing Black Crown Initiate […]

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