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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Iron Maiden video game trailer has us wishing game was out

Posted by on February 29, 2016

When it comes to expand your marketing horizons, you probably are thinking on Kiss’ absurdly huge line of products they have, but there are others who think outside of the box in a much better and not-so-horrendous way. When British legends, Iron Maiden, were to release their latest album The Book of Souls, ther released a new […]

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I, The Breather & It Lives, It Breathes argue over rights to call their fans “The Breather Nation”

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Some bands have a very avid following that they actually have unique names to call their fan base like Slipknot calling their fans ‘Maggots’ or I.C.P. and their ‘Juggalos.’ Usually these names are used widespread and have a reasoning behind it, maybe because of a certain song or the band’s name, but what happens if there’s […]

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Interview and Photos: At The Gates declare war in North America for the second time

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Gothenburg maestros of melodic death metal, At The Gates, returned to North America to deliver their declaration of war, this time in company of their fellow-countrymen The Haunted, the Polish commando Decapitated and Chicago’s Harm’s Way. We caught the package on their last running dates of their tour at the Glass House in Pomona, CA […]

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Black metal musician kills girlfriend, then himself

Posted by on February 29, 2016

At least in the metal community, it’s well known that not everyone is violent and worships Satan. A lot of it is an act, but we can’t expect the rest of the world to understand that. We’re mostly teddy bears. But not everyone. Yesterday, Raphael Greaves aka the Grave Desecrator, the bassist of Ohio-based Satanicon […]

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Review/Photos: Slayer, Testament and Carcass at the House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, SC

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Friday, February 26th, metal titans Slayer descended upon North Myrtle Beach’s House of Blues with death metal forefathers Carcass and long-standing thrash stalwarts Testament in tow. Tickets ranged from $49.95 to some fans reporting paying upwards of $200 for VIP passes, but in spite of the February chill and what a number of parking lot […]

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Dave Lombardo performs with Suicidal Tendencies for the first time

Posted by on February 29, 2016

This past weekend, Suicidal Tendencies joined Megadeth on their Dystopia North American tour and, as previously announced, they tapped former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo to sit behind the kit. With his first show with the band having taken place, we can finally see how that worked out. After watching the footage of their first performance in […]

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Watch Zakk Wylde play Black Sabbath on a Hello Kitty Guitar

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Move over, Portnoy. Zakk Wylde is the new Hello Kitty master! Loudwire must have made a deal with Sanrio or something, or are hoping that lightning strikes twice after Mike Portnoy playing on a Hello Kitty drumset went viral, because if you head over to their YouTube channel, you’ll find a pretty sweet video of the […]

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Bullet for My Valentine announces tour with Asking Alexandria, Cane Hill

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Tis the season to announce tours! This morning, Bullet For My Valentine announced another tour. These guys never stop, do they? Last year they hit the road with Slipknot and Lamb of God, and they’re currently on tour already. This time they’ll hit the road with Asking Alexandria and Cane Hill. All three acts are just […]

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Reign Supreme breaking up, to announce final shows

Posted by on February 29, 2016

A decade after their first EP was released, metallica hardcore band Reign Supreme are calling it quits. To some it may seem pretty surprising- but considering frontman Jay Pepito had already started another band (Golden Age) come change had to be suspected. And even putting that aside, they hadn’t done anything for months. What happens […]

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Deftones announce spring tour, SXSW show

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Earlier this year, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno said that if the band isn’t on the road a lot, they can’t pay the bills. With Gore coming out on April 8th and the band playing festivals like Shaky Knees and Carolina Rebellion, it would stand to reason that they would tour in support of the forthcoming album, […]

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