Tag Archives: Iced Earth

Iced Earth Announces Album Release Date And Tour

Posted by on November 13, 2013

Iced Earth announced its new studio album Plagues Of Babylon a month or so ago, and now an official release date and tour has been confirmed. The new album will be out January 21, 2014 on Century Media. As an added bonus, the album will also feature appearances from Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen, Symphony X/Adrenaline Mob singer […]

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Iced Earth, Bleeding Through to play New England Metal and Hardcore Fest?

Posted by on November 12, 2013

Is the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival starting to unveil the bands playing next year’s fest via their Facebook page? Earlier today, their page had a post that simply said “ICED EARTH.” Yesterday, “BLEEDING THROUGH” was another, with no other information provided. The announcement of dates for next year’s NEMHF, April 17-19 was announced less […]

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France’s Hellfest announces 2014 lineup including Trivium, Emperor, Carcass

Posted by on September 20, 2013

It’s time to take that vacation of a lifetime. Pack your bags, we’re going to France. Yeah, there’s the Eiffel Tour, great wine and what not, but the real attraction next year will be a premiere metal festival featuring Trivium, Emperor, Carcass, Hatebreed, Behemoth, Crowbar and more and over 120 other bands. Hellfest 2014 is set […]

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Now Vinny Appice Is Playing With TWO Dio Tribute Groups

Posted by on May 14, 2013

Since Ronnie James Dio’s death, numerous all-star Dio tribute groups have come to fruition. The two most notable, though, are Dio Disciples (featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and Dio’s last lineup) and the more recently formed Last In Line (lead by guitarist Vivian Campbell and his former Dio bandmates). Now those two tributes have something in […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 16: Ritual

Posted by on April 16, 2013

It seems to be routine at this point that we’re having heavily-loaded new release schedules in recent weeks. Today is no exception to that, and as I promised last week, this list is extremely diverse. Let’s get right into it!    Ghost B.C., Infestissumam (Loma Vista/Republic)   If you have no idea who it is […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Drummer Richard Christy’s Top Five Of The Year

Posted by on December 6, 2012

Richard Christy wears many hats (and one diaper). While his day job on the Howard Stern Show consists of making hysterical phone calls among other things, most metalheads know him as one of the best metal drummers out there. His band Charred Walls of the Damned have released two albums on Metal Blade, while he’s also […]

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Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Comments On File Sharing Lawsuit

Posted by on September 19, 2012

Although they were filed in June, it wasn’t until earlier this week that it came to light that Century Media has filed lawsuits against 7,000 people that illegally downloaded albums by Iced Earth and Lacuna Coil. Century Media hasn’t issued an official statement on the lawsuits yet, they did tell us on Monday that no […]

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Century Media Files Suit Against Illegal Downloaders [UPDATED]

Posted by on September 17, 2012

Earlier this year, there was a mini-shitstorm after a company from Panama called World Digital filed suit against 80 fans that had downloaded All Shall Perish’s This is Where it Ends. After the band and management (and label, initially) denied reports that they knew anything about the suit, it was eventually called off by the label […]

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Big Brother 13′s Adam Poch on Jenn Arroyo – Week 5

Posted by on August 16, 2012

Adam Poch, Big Brother 13′s “Heavy Metal Teddy Bear” and known metalhead, will be recapping the week in Big Brother 14′s current season for as long as former Kittie bassist Jenn Arroyo remains on the show. As long as Jenn’s in the game, Adam will weigh in. You can also follow him on Twitter at @heavymetalteddy. *** […]

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Volbeat To Tour North America With Iced Earth And Hellyeah

Posted by on April 18, 2012

Earlier today, Vobeat announced plans to tour North America this Summer. Joining the Danish rockabilly metal group will be Hellyeah and Iced Earth. Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer had the following to say about the tour: “I’m completely stoked, Volbeat is one of my all-time favorite bands, and Michael and the boys are great people. […]

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