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Monthly Archives: November 2014

King 810 denied entry to Canada

Posted by on November 30, 2014

Planning on seeing King 810 in Toronto tonight on tour with Slipknot and Korn? You’re going to be disappointed if so. The band were denied entry into Canada as a result of their criminal past. As a result of an incident from last year, in which a man was beaten by the band’s David Gunn […]

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Today is the Day cancel tour following van accident

Posted by on November 30, 2014

Today is the Day were involved in a pretty serious van accident in Massachussetts on Friday (29) that’s led to them canceling their tour, which was to have kicked off yesterday in Pittsburgh. Frontman Steve Austin and his merch guy, Trevor were injured, yet Austin was collected enough to write about the accident and its […]

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Faith No More play surprise set at Amoeba Records

Posted by on November 29, 2014

Yesterday’s Record Store Day was already a special day for Faith No More fans, given that the band’s first new music in 17 years, “Motherfucker,” was released. But for patrons of San Francisco’s Amoeba Records, it was even more special, as the band played a surprise five-song set at the store. Taking to the stage […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Knot too much change

Posted by on November 28, 2014

It’s Black Friday, but Metal Power Rankings don’t rest: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. Slipknot return to #2, but are threatened by newcomer […]

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Dissident Aggression: Blodhemn – H7

Posted by on November 28, 2014

There are many battlegrounds throughout Europe that people associate with World War II.  One key area though that doesn’t get the attention it deserves is Norway.  The greatest sign of Norwegian defiance to Hitler’s invading Nazis was the letter “H” crossed with the number “7”. It was a reminder to the people of Norway of […]

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In This Moment debut Big Bad Wolf video

Posted by on November 28, 2014

The Star Wars teaser trailer wasn’t the only thing to hit the internet today. In This Moment have unveiled the video for “Big Bad Wolf,” the first video from their fifth album, Black Widow. The video features Maria Brink dancing around in white, a cage, some other dancers, a wolf mask, and occasionally, the rest of the […]

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Body of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law found

Posted by on November 28, 2014

Some sad news to report from the Megadeth camp. The partial remains of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law, Sally Estabrook, were found on Wednesday in Julian, CA. She’d gone missing from a campground on October 4, and partial skeletal remains, later confirmed to be Estabrook, were discovered in heavy shrubbery about half a mile from the campground. The 75 year-old Estabrook […]

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Skrillex reps Fear Factory in speaker commercial

Posted by on November 28, 2014

It makes sense that Sonny Moore, aka Skrillex, would get into the portable speaker business. He’s at the forefront of current EDM, so his $160 “Boom” bluetooth speaker that he helped design will probably find an audience just because his name’s attached to it. In a YouTube ad promoting the speaker, Moore is shown using […]

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Creed’s Scott Stapp says he’s poor, homeless in Facebook rant

Posted by on November 26, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve thought about Creed. And apparently we’re not the only ones. Earlier today, frontman Scott Stapp posted a 15-minute epic rant on his Facebook page. What kind of rant was it, a self-promotional one about buying his solo album? One about his former bandmates in Creed? Nope, in the stark, […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/26: Thankful for album sales

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Of course, the only artist that could dethrone Taylor Swift from the top of the charts is One Direction a.k.a. we really want you to like boy bands again. In addition, Christmas music has […]

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