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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Scalpers are charging up to $3000 for Slayer’s farewell show in Dallas

Posted by on January 31, 2018

  As you’ve probably heard, Slayer announced their farewell tour with Lamb of God, Behemoth, Testament and Anthrax and the tickets recently went on sale. Unfortunately, the Dallas show sold out within three minutes and now scalpers are charging up to $3,000 for a ticket. The venue seems to be a tad small for this […]

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Looks like Disturbed is “getting started” in the studio

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Due to a recent Facebook post, it seems like Disturbed is currently in the studio working on new material. Some speculate that it could be for their seventh studio album or for their forthcoming acoustic EP. Either way, it has been three years since Immortalized was released and fans can now rejoice and look forward to new […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/31: Sales are looking grim

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You’ll be happy to know that we have full chart information this week, meaning that we have chart positions for those artists listed in”Top Current Albums” as well as numbers for albums you haven’t […]

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Devin Townsend Project to call it a day

Posted by on January 31, 2018

s if Slayer announcing their last tour wasn’t enough, Devin Townsend just stunned the music community by announcing that he’s disbanding the Devin Townsend Project. So if you got a chance to see him opening for Clutch over their holiday run of shows, you got to see the band for what could be the last […]

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Nergal: “From now on, my full energy goes on Behemoth”

Posted by on January 31, 2018

  We can’t help but notice that Behemoth frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski has been a little more visible lately. Perhaps it’s because he was in Los Angeles in the past week, where he had a chance to listen to new Tool music and hang out at NAMM. Or maybe it’s because it’s getting to the […]

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Dirge Within breaks up, Shaun Glass forms new band

Posted by on January 31, 2018

The timeline of Chicago’s Dirge Within is a long and twisting one. Formed by former Soil and Broken Hope guitarist Shaun Glass, the band were around for six years before changing their name to The Bloodline in 2013. Four years later, they changed their name back to Dirge Within, calling it a revival. That revival […]

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Live The Day Foundation giving those with terminal illness chance to win VIP passes to Self Help Fest

Posted by on January 31, 2018

In 2007. the Living The Dream Foundation was created by Scottie Somers with the hope of giving those struggling with terminal illnesses a day to escape from their daily battles and get lost in their favorite music for a while. Living The Dream Foundation will be bringing this goal to life once again, this time […]

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Ready for the Big Three? Dave Mustaine hints at one holdout

Posted by on January 30, 2018

We found out last year that Slayer will reign one last time before calling it quits. And while there’s plenty of time to shed tears (from a lacerated sky!) before the band play their final show, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has stated that he’d like to do at least one more Big Four show along with […]

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Behemoth’s Nergal has heard new Tool music

Posted by on January 30, 2018

Despite drummer Danny Carey and guitarist Adam Jones’ attempts to assure fans that the new Tool album will finally arrive this year,  Maynard James Keenan continues to throw water on them, claiming a release date is horseshit while providing A Perfect Circle updates instead. Big news coming next week. @aperfectcircle #aperfectcircle2018 — Maynard J Keenan (@mjkeenan) […]

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Ayreon premiere live video for “Everybody Dies”

Posted by on January 30, 2018

Last September, Ayreon performed three shows at Tilburg’s 013 venue and it was called Ayreon Universe. The event featured 18 singers and 11 musicians along with mastermind Arjen Lucassen as well as Nightwish’s Floor Jansen, Marco Hietala, Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kursch, Kamelot’s Tommy Karevik, Vuur’s Anneke van Giersbergen, and more. These performances will now be […]

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