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Tag Archives: Sound City

Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways are heading to your home

Posted by on February 20, 2015

The most recent Foo Fighters album, Sonic Highways, came with a TV series. The HBO series of the same name followed Dave Grohl and friends around to eight different cities, giving the musical history of each area before getting into the nitty gritty and recording a song informed by the city – many of them with artists […]

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Dave Grohl gets HBO series

Posted by on May 15, 2014

Apparently, the Sound City documentary wasn’t enough for Dave Grohl, as he’s landed himself an HBO series. The series, as yet untitled, will document the making of Foo Fighters’ eighth album, and Grohl will be directing it. It’s being recorded in eight different cities, Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington D.C. and New York. […]

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Dream Theater, Killswitch Engage, Volbeat among Grammy nominees

Posted by on December 7, 2013

Last night, the nominees for the 56th Grammy Awards were announced in a ceremony in Los Angeles. While the hard rock and metal performance Grammys were combined a few years back, the phrasing has changed, and the category is merely “Best Metal Performance.” And unlike last year, when Halestorm was nominated (and won), at least […]

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Top 10s of the year from Abigail Williams, Beyond the Shore, Kyng, Venomous Maxiumus and Luder

Posted by on December 5, 2013

As 2013 sputters to a close, it’s time for everyone to look back at the year in music and reflect on what they listened to the most. It’s a little unfair to compartmentalize an entire year of music into a top ten list, but that’s exactly what we’ll be doing starting later this week. We […]

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Northlane’s Top 5: Documentaries

Posted by on November 18, 2013

Northlane has become a rising staple of Australia’s hardcore and metal scene. They’ve also toured their home country, Europe and Canada with the likes of August Burns Red, Stray From The Path and Carnifex. However, this past weekend (delayed by a few visa issues), Northlane joined up with Veil Of Maya, Structures, Vildhjarta and Here […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/28: Blessthesales

Posted by on August 28, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts is notably different from last week in that we actually have albums to list. That’s not to say there was nothing worth looking at last week, but let’s be real: some […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/5: The Devil Put Album Sales Here

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s one of those weeks where it looks like everybody put out an album. We’ve got a lot of debuts this week, and while we can’t say we’re surprised that Alice In Chains ended […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/1: Rob Zombie Rats Out the Charts

Posted by on May 1, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Was there ever a Rob Zombie album where he didn’t have a menacing look on his face under a tangled mass of hair? You know, as if he’s trying to say “Look at my […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/24: The Charts Look Like They’ve Seen A Ghost

Posted by on April 24, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Did Ghost really get paid $750,000 to sign with Universal? Probably not, but the unsubstantiated rumor has flown around the internet since before they were even officially signed. But regardless of what they got […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/17: Outlaw Devices And Shady Houses

Posted by on April 17, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Last week on Headbanger’s Brawl, we all discussed how Volbeat, Stone Sour, and Device were likely to have big first week sales, though we debated as to who would come out on top. And […]

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