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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Karmaflow The Rock Opera Videogame releases soundtrack

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Karmaflow the Rock Opera Videogame, featuring a large set of internationally renowned metal musicians, has released today their OST which includes tracks featured in the game, along with the release of Act II. The symphonic rock and metal tracks, released via bandcamp, are performed by big names within the metal community like Simone Simons and Mark […]

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Metal Church rejoined by singer Mike Howe

Posted by on April 30, 2015

After the departure of Ronny Munroe back in September, Metal Church has officially announced the return of Mike Howe as their new singer.  After his decision to step down from Metal Church’s frontman role back in 1998, Mike retired from the music industry and had been living in Tennessee with his family, but back in 2014, founder and […]

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Leprous hit the Rewind button for new song

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Norwegian prog metal band Leprous is best known for being Ihsahn’s backing band, but they’ve released four excellent albums of their own since forming in 2001. That’s about to be five, as the band’s album The Congregation is coming on June 2. We’ve been listening to the album for the last month or so pretty […]

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Critic not wildabout Scott Weiland show

Posted by on April 30, 2015

There were a lot of people upset when Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington replaced Scott Weiland in Stone Temple Pilots. The band didn’t say exactly why they got rid of their original vocalist, simply stating that they “didn’t have any other choice.” Weiland recently played his first show with his other band The Wildabouts since their […]

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Stone Temple Pilots guitarist boots heckler

Posted by on April 30, 2015

This past Monday, April 27th, Stone Temple Pilots performed at the Irving Plaza in New York City and things were going great, before a person in the crowd pissed off guitarist Dean DeLeo and was ejected from the concert. While the reasons aren’t clear, you can hear someone in the audience yelling “You’re not Scott” […]

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Ex Every Time I Die drummer playing in Modern Problems

Posted by on April 30, 2015

Every Time I Die co-founder Mike Novak (aka Ratboy) quit back in 2009, and now he’s got a new gig. Novak is now playing with Modern Problems, a straight edge band from New York, and he’ll be playing his first show with the band next month with Agent Orange. Said the band via Facebook: “We have a new […]

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Tenacious D working on new album

Posted by on April 30, 2015

What’s the next logical step for a band after winning a Grammy? Well, if you’re Tenacious D, you start work on a new album.  And while almost everyone can agree that The D winning the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for a Dio cover is a little preposterous, it makes sense that the duo of Jack […]

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Megadeth fan pays $5K to write with Dave Mustaine

Posted by on April 30, 2015

As some of you may be aware, Megadeth jumped on the crowdfunding bandwagon to fund their still-untitled fifteenth album via pledgemusic and they are offering the expected conventional perks: signed merch, the new CD, vinyl. There are other self-promoting perks like the books released and signed by David Ellefson and Dave Mustaine, all leading up […]

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Dragonforced to postpone show in Baltimore

Posted by on April 30, 2015

In the midst of the Baltimore uprising, it’s a given that some musical events might get cancelled. In this case, Dragonforce had to postpone a show earlier this week because Maryland was under a State of Emergency. The band posted the following update: “Due to the situation (riots) in the city of Baltimore with the state […]

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Lionfight bassist fired for racist comments

Posted by on April 30, 2015

If you’re in a band these days it’s a bad idea to write, “Michael Brown died… And probably deserved it.” Also, don’t call people involved in the Baltimore, MD uprising, “dumb ass monkeys.” Even if you’re not in a band, it’s still a bad idea to write anything like that on that internet. Well, Lionfight bassist Bryan Patrick Cole […]

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