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Anthrax, Faith No More, Motorhead playing Riotfest Chicago

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Since 2005, Riotfest has been a dependable Chicago music festival catering to punk and alternative. They’ve always thrown some metal in the mix as well, with last year being GWAR’s first post-GWAR-BQ performance without Dave Brockie. The festival, now relocated from Chicago’s Humboldt Park to Douglas Park from Sept. 11-13, has unveiled their first wave […]

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Find out how much Rush, Steel Panther and more made on the road

Posted by on May 27, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones and we summarized them here for you. Here’s the latest list of artists you should be jealous of:   Artist: […]

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Brian Johnson to guest on Jim Breuer’s album

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Anyone that’s caught comedian Jim Breuer live in concert or heard him on a radio show has undoubtedly been impressed by his impressions of Metallica’s James Hetfield, Rob Halford and AC/DC’s Brian Johnson. As far back as 2013, he’s been talking about coming out with a metal album. In fact, in an interview with Metal […]

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36 Crazyfists, PUCK HCKY launch hockey apparel line

Posted by on May 27, 2015

For the past few months, 36 Crazyfists vocalist Brock Lindow has been contributing Snipe City – a weekly hockey column – to Metal Insider. More recently, he’s been joined by Matt Marini, founder of Royal Oak, MI hockey apparel company PUCK HCKY. As the playoff race heats up, the two have been bringing you their thoughts on the […]

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Battlecross reveal new album details, new single

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Michigan thrash squad, Battlecross, announced their new upcoming full-length titled Rise to Power and along with the announcement, released a new single from said record titled “Not Your Slave” streaming at metalblade.com/battlecross. The record was produced by Jason Suecof, and mixed/mastered by Mark Lewis atAudiohammer Studios. Cover art was completed by Hungarian artist Péter Sallai (Sabaton, Sacred Steel). […]

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