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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Gus G. congratulates Zakk Wylde on rejoining Ozzy

Posted by on April 30, 2017

Playing guitar for Ozzy Osbourne is one of the best gigs a musician can have. Granted, it’s not like there’s a ton of job security, but his touring and album release schedule gives musicians plenty of other time to focus on their other projects. The news Friday that Zakk Wylde is rejoining Ozzy for at […]

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds proposes to girlfriend onstage

Posted by on April 30, 2017

Friday night’s Mastodon show in Birmingham, AL was a special one. In the midst of their tour with Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles, the Alabama show at Iron City is as close as the tour is coming to their native Georgia, and with singer/guitarist Brent Hinds having grown up in nearby Helena, it […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week ending 4/28

Posted by on April 28, 2017

It’s been one crazy week in terms of music. Between the handful of releases including the return of Life Of Agony, Ayreon’s The Source, Dimmu Borgir’s Forces of the Northern Light, and more, it’s difficult to decide which album to listen to first. Additionally, we have seen a number of music videos that premiered this […]

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Vanna to call it a day following farewell tour

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Post-hardcore band Vanna will be splitting up after announcing the “All Good Things Must Come To An End” tour. The band posted the poster for the tour on their Facebook and made made an official announcement on their Instagram. The band formed in 2004 and has had multiple lineup changes since. The final lineup featured vocalist Davey Muise, […]

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Korn postpone most of their May itinerary

Posted by on April 28, 2017

If you got to see Korn in South America this past week, you’re lucky. Not just because you got to witness Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, fill in on bass for Fieldy, but because the band’s cancelling most of their tour dates next month. When the announcement was made about Tye playing, […]

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The Agonist have had it with Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz’ crap

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Three years ago, Arch Enemy surprised everyone when singer Angela Gossow stepped aside from the band and they named The Agonist’s Alissa White-Gluz as their new vocalist. At the time, it seemed like a win-win, with The Agonist tapping Vicky Psarakis as their new vocalist and both bands continuing on with no problems. There was […]

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Zakk Wylde reunites with Ozzy Osbourne

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Aside from Tony Iommi and Randy Rhoads, the guitarist most closely-associated with Ozzy Osbourne throughout his career has been Zakk Wylde. Joining Ozzy in 1987 when he was just 20, Wylde was with Osbourne through 1995, then rejoined the band in 2001, playing off and on until 2009 when he left to concentrate on Black Label Society. And […]

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letlive. 2002 – 2017

Posted by on April 28, 2017

After roughly 15 years as a band, Los Angeles metal/punk collective letlive. have decided to call it a day. While they’re not necessarily done forever, the band state that “there will be no further activity for the foreseeable future.” Without going into details, they claim “a divergence in views and aims,” so essentially, creative differences. […]

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Cellar Darling, Eluveitie have big plans in the works

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Earlier this year, Cellar Darling, the trio that features former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy, Merlin Sutter, and Ivo Henzi announced finding their new home with Nuclear Blast Records. After a year working on their creative efforts, the time has arrived for their debut release This Is The Sound to hit stores on June 30th. The […]

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Wage War announce second album, debut new track

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Metalcore masters Wage War have officially announced their second album, Deadweight. The band released the first single, “Stitch,” a little over a month ago with no official album announcement. Late last night, they debuted the track “Don’t Let Me Fade Away” along with the announcement for Deadweight. The album will be available on August 4th […]

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