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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Rumored AFI Cover Takes The Lead In Worst Art Of 2009

Posted by on July 30, 2009

I don’t know if we are classifying AFI as anything in the realm of hard rock, or anything you’d be interested in, but this rumored cover art for their upcoming album just leaked, and the world needs to see this garbage. I don’t even know what kind of joke to make about this, it just […]

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Footage Of Cave In Reunion Posted

Posted by on July 30, 2009

Fuel TV has footage of Cave In’s first show since reuniting.

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Lars Ulrich Vs. Scott Ian Vs. Dave Mustaine

Posted by on July 30, 2009

It’s been one hell of a summer for band feuds, and between Fear Factory, Anthrax/Dan Nelson and Ozzy/Zakk, you can imagine my exhaustion. I’m just too worn out from all this to process some press-driven drama about Scott Ian spreading rumors to Dave Mustaine about Lars Ulrich possibly nearly being kicked out of Metallica over […]

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Leaves’ Eyes Tighten Their Corsets And State Their Case For Worst Art Of 2009

Posted by on July 30, 2009

Apparently Leaves’ Eyes’ lead singer didn’t have time to change out of her work clothes from Medieval Times, but luckily her band mates were planning a LARPing session later that night anyway. The Viking ships don’t even have a dragon head on the bow, what gives? I don’t think even the loneliest metalheads could squeeze one […]

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Municipal Waste Packing Their Own Stash Box

Posted by on July 30, 2009

First Coalesce, now Municipal Waste. The thrash throwback mavens will be offering a deluxe “fan box” of their upcoming Massive Aggressive, complete with sweatbands, patches and buttons, all in a “sturdy clam box.” For keeping, you know, office supplies in. Check out the deets at the awesome Blood and Shutter metal photo/art/design blog.

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P2P Trial Defense Admits Liability, Gets Existential

Posted by on July 30, 2009

While the second-ever P2P civil trial took significantly longer than its predecessor to settle on a jury, the case of Sony V. Tenenbaum is racing to a much speedier finish than the drawn out, appealed Captiol v. Thomas-Rasset. Of course it always helps speed up a trial when your defense attorney is admitting liability by […]

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Metallica To Help Rock HOF Turn 25

Posted by on July 30, 2009

The self-congratulating, exclusionary annual industry circle jerk known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is turning 25 this year, and to celebrate, the foundation is throwing two concerts at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The shows, on October 29 and 30, will feature a pretty stellar lineup of acts, with Metallica playing on the […]

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Poor Zakk Wylde Is Just Rambling, Completely Lost

Posted by on July 30, 2009

I know I made a joke last week about Zakk Wylde playing the sad ex-girlfriend, but now I’m starting to feel bad. In an interview conducted last night with Carl Sundberg from Eugene, Oregon’s KFLY radio, Zakk just rambles for nearly three minutes and completely contradicts his “everything is cool with the boss” mantra: I’ve […]

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Pirate Bay Sale Back On?

Posted by on July 30, 2009

One day after word broke that the much-discussed sale of The Pirate Bay (and subsequent legitimization of the file-sharing site) to Global Gaming Factory was on the rocks, GGF is now insisting the acquisition is scheduled to be finalized on August 27. “The Board of the Global Gaming Factory X AB (GGF) announces that the […]

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Kylesa, Doomriders, Tombs Tour Dates

Posted by on July 30, 2009

Tour dates have been released for Kylesa’s run with Doomriders and Tombs.

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