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Recap: Riot Fest delivers once again

Posted by on September 20, 2017

As Riot Fest wraps up for another year, the Chicago based festival once again provided one of the strongest and most diverse festivals around. With headliners like Nine Inch Nails, Queens of The Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Prophets of Rage, Gogol Bordello, A Day To Remember, At The Drive In, and Bad Brains, Riot Fest had […]

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As SDR show turns one, co-host Ralph Sutton recaps the year in rock

Posted by on May 13, 2015

While the podcast world is increasingly crowded, a good concept can stick out, and what’s a better concept than Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll? That’s the thought process behind The SDR Show, a podcast hosted by radio vet Ralph Sutton and metalhead comedian Big Jay Oakerson. With the show’s one-year anniversary this week, we […]

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The metal world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who many knew simply as Mr. Spock from the Star Trek TV and film series died at the age of 83 earlier today (27). Nimoy announced this past year that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed her husband passed due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Last year Nimoy […]

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Video: Members of Testament, Megadeth, Municipal Waste jam at Vice 20th anniversary party

Posted by on December 10, 2014

This past Friday (5), magazine-turned media behemoth Vice turned 20 in style, renting out the spacious Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard for a star-studded anniversary concert. Hosted by Andrew WK, the entire concert was several hours, and featured a house band led by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ guitarist Nick Zinner. Lil Wayne, Scarlett Johansson, Chromeo, Stephen […]

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All star metal, punk lineups to play at Vice 20th Anniversary party

Posted by on December 5, 2014

20 years ago, Vice Magazine launched in Montreal as Voice of Montreal. Two years later, they changed their name to Vice, then moved to New York City. Since then, to say it’s grown would be an understatement. Much more than just a magazine, it’s now an award-winning HBO documentary series, a television channel and a record label, along […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Black Sabbath Energizes New Jersey at only area show

Posted by on August 5, 2013

It’s been a long time since Black Sabbath put out an album with Ozzy Osbourne, 35 years to be exact. So the tour behind 13, the band’s first album ever to debut at No. 1 in America, had something to prove. One of the first of 20 North American shows to be announced in support of […]

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Welcome To Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare

Posted by on June 17, 2013

Just when you thought Rob Zombie had enough going on with directing Lords of Salem and The Broad Street Bullies and headlining this year’s Mayhem Fest, he will now be bringing his “Great American Nightmare” to Los Angeles this fall. The 15-night terror experience will feature three state of the art haunted house attractions, live DJs, […]

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Soulfly Join Gathering Of The Juggalos

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One is all about family, and the other – actually, you know what? We’re not even going to try to tie the two together: Soulfly will be playing the annual shitshow known as the Gathering of the Juggalos. Max Cavalera and friends are joining the Insane Clown Posse. along with “acts” like Twizted, Blaze Ya […]

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Faith No More, KISS, Refused And More Confirmed For Sonisphere UK

Posted by on February 20, 2012

It’s hard to follow last year’s UK edition of Sonisphere, which saw the Big 4 headlining day one. This year, though, organizers have come pretty damn close to topping themselves. It’s been confirmed that Faith No More, KISS and Queen (featuring Adam Lambert) will be headlining this Summer’s Sonisphere in Knebworth, Herts. Also confirmed to […]

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