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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Metal By Numbers 11/27: Five Finger Death Punch Debut At Number 2…Again

Posted by on November 29, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Apparently, the only two artists that can stop Five Finger Death Punch from having a number one album are Robin Thicke (as evidenced by Vol. 1‘s release) and Eminem. But something tells us that it […]

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Good morning, it’s Black Friday!

Posted by on November 29, 2013

Happy shopping!

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Black Flag vocalist Ron Reyes re-exits the band

Posted by on November 27, 2013

Things sure are shaky in the Black Flag camp these days. Not only because there’s a Black Flag touring and  another version of the band, just called Flag, touring, either. Nope. It turns out that the Greg Ginn version of the band, who just recorded an album with a terrible cover, are undergoing a bit […]

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Randy Blythe opens up about iPad project

Posted by on November 27, 2013

A few days ago, a photographer caught up with Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe on the band’s tour bus as his tourmate, Testament’s Alex Skolnick, laid down a solo via iPad. Knowing how prolific of an Instagram user Blythe is, it was only a matter of time before he put his own take on what he […]

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Video: Mastodon’s Brent Hinds appears in tattoo shop ad

Posted by on November 27, 2013

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds sure loves keeping it in local. After repping his local watering hole and restaurant El Myr for Atlanta video company Newmerica a few years back, he’s appeared in another ad directed by the company. This one, for Liberty Tattoo, might be just as funny as the other one. This video features the […]

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Guy walks 2,000 miles to have a beer with Sonata Arctica

Posted by on November 27, 2013

Meet Jordan Langlois. He’s a big fan of Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica. How big a fan? Enough to walk 2,000 miles in 140 days just to have a beer with the band. The Frenchman knew that the band was recording their eighth album, and at the time, only knew of two towns in […]

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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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Lemmy has no plans to retire

Posted by on November 26, 2013

While Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister might be taking it easy for the remainder of the year following a health scare, that doesn’t mean he’s sitting around doing nothing. He took questions from fans in the current issue of Revolver, and held forth on his health issues, and told an entertaining groupie story (in short, he got serviced […]

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Metallica taking requests, playing new stuff for European shows

Posted by on November 26, 2013

Metallica might not have a new album coming out anytime soon, but it’s not stopping them from continuing to tour – and giving their fans a taste of some new music. The band have just announced that they’ll  be playing some European dates next Summer, and have added a twist. What’s the twist? Get ready […]

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Amaranthe are ‘Invincible’ in new video

Posted by on November 26, 2013

Swedish/Danish power metal sextet Amaranthe sure know how to make a music video. Their videos for “The Nexus” and “Burn With Me” look like action movies with higher budgets than most indie films. The band have just released another video for a song off The Nexus, “Invincible.” This time, the band are flying. Yep. You’ll be […]

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