Tag Archives: Iced Earth

Iced Earth are “Among The Living Dead,” premiere new song

Posted by on December 13, 2013

Iced Earth are kicking off the new year with a new album, Plagues of Babylon. While we’ve previously heard the title track, Brave Words and Metal Hammer have given us another taste of new music from the metal titans. Titled “Among The Living Dead” (hmm, wonder what that song’s about), the song definitely sounds like […]

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Iced Earth post video teaser, wear own merch

Posted by on December 6, 2013

With a new album, Plagues of Babylon, coming out next month, Iced Earth mastermind Jon Schaffer took a few minutes from the band’s current tour with Volbeat to offer up a video teaser for the band’s new album. They’ll be touring Europe starting early next year, and hitting North America with Sabaton and Revamp in […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Initial Lineup For New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2014 Announced

Posted by on November 26, 2013

Turns out the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival was starting to leak its lineup earlier this month. The first batch of bands for the festival’s 2014 edition has been announced. And while Iced Earth pretty much confirmed their participation with their tour announcement, this confirms that Bleeding Through are indeed playing their final East […]

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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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