Category Archives: Updates

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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Napalm Death, Sodom, and 11 other bands added to Maryland Deathfest line-up

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Every year, death rains upon Maryland in the form of Maryland Deathfest. On top of a bill already bulging at the seams, another 13 bands were just confirmed to be playing the May 2015 festival. The early bird tickets are already sold out, but don’t worry, the rest will go on sale sometime in the […]

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Tool’s Adam Jones offers another status update

Posted by on July 25, 2014

A few weeks ago, we reported on the new Tool album. Or rather, the fact that there isn’t one and probably won’t be for a while. And while it’s frustrating for the many Tool fans that have been waiting seven years for a follow-up to 10,000 Days, it’s even more frustrating for the band, who have […]

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Randy Blythe is psyched a metal fan is Indonesian president

Posted by on July 24, 2014

A few days ago, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo won the election in Indonesia, making him the president of the country. The reason we wrote about it on Metal Insider is that Widodo also happens to be a huge metal fan, having appeared in a Napalm Death shirt and talking about how he likes both them […]

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Unlocking the Truth granted permission to sign label deal

Posted by on July 24, 2014

On Tuesday, in Manhattan Supreme Court, preteen Brooklyn metal trio Unlocking the Truth were officially given permission to sign the multi-year record contract with Sony. The New York Daily News reports that with the approval granted, the three began recording their first single, “Monster,” yesterday. That’s good, because the band have already been crowdfunding the release, and […]

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