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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mayhem Fest 2014 lineup revealed; Korn, A7X headlining

Posted by on March 31, 2014

Well, we knew this was coming, since the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival said the lineup would be announced in March. Since today’s the last day of March, then it was pretty much a lock that the lineup, which had not exactly been a secret, would come out today. And the lineup, which has been […]

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Song Premiere: The Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell “Do It Now” with this new track

Posted by on March 31, 2014

The Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell describe themselves as “Grease Rock Bastards,” and that’s a pretty damn fitting title. Their new album Check ‘em Before You Wreck ‘em captures a sound heavily influenced by the badass rockers of the 70s, blending the swagger and groove of Budgie with the rawness and balls of MC5. That’s why […]

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Sabbath, Soundgarden, Faith No More to play British Musical Festival

Posted by on March 30, 2014

Got plans for the 4th of July yet? Probably something really American, right? Or maybe you can spend it in London at the British Summer Festival. Black Sabbath are headlining, Soundgarden and Motörhead are playing as well. But arguably the highlight of the fest is Faith No More, who will be playing their first show since […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Should GWAR continue on without Dave Brockie?

Posted by on March 28, 2014

The metal community (and beyond, even Moby recognized) is still freshly mourning the loss of GWAR’s Dave Brockie. Hands down, one of the most outspoken personalities in the genre, his presence is already missed. And while the GWAR-B-Q will continue, with a public memorial happening, the question remains as to whether GWAR as an entity […]

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‘Cooking Hostile With Phil Anselmo’ is back with yet another episode

Posted by on March 28, 2014

As far as one-note jokes go, “Cooking Hostile with Phil Anselmo” beats a dead horse over and and over again. Fortunately, that horse/joke is funny, and they continue to expand a bit outside of the Anselmo universe each episode enough to make the animated adventures of fake Phil worth watching each time. There’s still plenty […]

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Tour Rumor: Whitechapel, DevilDriver, Revocation, and Rivers of Nihil

Posted by on March 28, 2014

Whitechapel have a short tour coming in April that will lead to the release of their new album, but there rumor of a full-fledged tour is currently circulating. The tour in question is rumored to include Whitechapel, DevilDriver, Revocation, and Rivers of Nihil. Apparently, the band has few dates posted on their Facebook for Mexico and […]

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Dissident Aggression: Through The Dead Looking Glass With Epistasis

Posted by on March 28, 2014

It’s getting harder and harder for musical acts to really form their own sound, especially in the world of extreme music where seemingly every avenue of musical expression has been explored over and over again.  So when an act comes along with a truly unique sound and take on extreme metal it will make you […]

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Details for Arch Enemy’s new album ‘War Eternal’ revealed

Posted by on March 28, 2014

We already got a taste of what Arch Enemy sounds like with new vocalist Alissa White-Gluz at the helm, and now we’re getting more details on her debut album with the band. The official release date for War Eternal is June 10 on Century Media records. The artwork by Costin Chioreanu is to the right with the […]

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Earache suing Century Media

Posted by on March 28, 2014

It’s getting harder and harder for labels to eke out a living these days now that many people are moving on to streaming services. In fact, Earache is looking to get $250,000 from Century Media. It’s actually a  bit more complicated than that. The two metal labels entered into a three-year partnership last year that […]

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Corey Taylor calls out KISS on Hall of Fame controversy

Posted by on March 28, 2014

Tired of all the bickering between Paul, Gene, Ace, and Peter over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? So is Corey Taylor, the latest metal musician to weigh in on the drama. Taylor spoke to The Pulse of Radio on the subject: “On one hand, you’re stoked being a KISS fan, but on the other hand it’s, like, […]

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