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Queens of the Stone Age drop off ‘Outside Lands’ festival due to injury

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Queens of the Stone Age have cancelled their scheduled appearance at this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco, CA on August 12th. The festival shared a message stating the band backed out due to injury. We don’t know the full details on the said injury, however, they plan to return to the Bay […]

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Foo Fighters call ninth album, ‘Concrete and Gold,’ “Motorhead’s version of ‘Sergeant Pepper,'” announce tour, fest

Posted by on June 20, 2017

You know what you’re going to get with Foo Fighters, for better or worse. While Dave Grohl’s radio rock has dominated airwaves since their debut album, he still tries to bring in the hardcore and metal that he grew up listening to and playing before hitting the big time with Nirvana. He has lofty goals […]

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Bonnaroo continues festival trend of ignoring metal

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Headed to Manchester, TN for Bonnaroo? If so, it’s not going to be to see any metal. Much like Coachella, the festival has nothing remotely heavy on it. In fact, it shares a lot of the same artists as Coachella this year. With the exception of headliners U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers, this could […]

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Metallica (kinda) playing the Super Bowl

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Metallica should play the halftime show at Super Bowl 50. We’ve said as much, and sports analysts and industry luminaries like Metal Blade’s Brian Slagel agree with us. And while it looks like the honors are going to Bruno Mars for the second time in three years, that doesn’t mean that Metallica aren’t going to […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day One Recap

Posted by on June 25, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show, but today is the first of two recaps, covering the first day’s festivities. […]

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Volbeat, Baroness Added To Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest

Posted by on May 21, 2012

If we were to have handicapped the final two slots of who would wind up playing Metallica’s Orion Music & More festival when it was first announced, we would’ve definitely had Baroness and Volbeat in the top ten. Baroness are now being managed by Metallica’s management company Q Prime, and with Yellow and Green coming out […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/10: Our Thoughts On Metallica’s Orion Music + More Lineup

Posted by on February 10, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now, most fans have already heard the news that Metallica will be holding a two day festival in Atantic City, NJ this coming […]

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Is This The Most Metal Thing To Ever Happen At Bader Field?

Posted by on February 7, 2012

Sure, Atlantic City’s Bader Field might be playing host to Metallica’s forthcoming Orion Music + More festival, but it was once an actual airport. And while there are already some people wondering what the hell a Modest Mouse is, we think that for $75 a day, seeing the likes of The Sword, Avenged Sevenfold and […]

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Metallica To Curate Two Day Festival In Atlantic City

Posted by on February 7, 2012

That’s right, Metallica have confirmed that they are holding their own two day festival in Atlantic City, NJ on June 24 and 25 at Bader Field. Dubbed the Orion Music + More festival, Metallica will headline both days of the festival will also be playing The Black Album AND Ride The Lightning in their entirety! While more […]

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