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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Demons & Wizards brought ‘a Magical Encounter’ to NYC w/ Lizzy Borden and Tyr

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Demons & Wizards, the band featuring Iced Earth frontman Jon Schaffer and Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kürsch surprised us all when they announced working on album number three. The follow-up to 2005’s Touched by the Crimson King will arrive sometime early next year. Considering the super duo were set for this year’s ProgPower, these legends […]

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YouTube demonetizes Goatwhore’s “Apocalyptic Havoc” video

Posted by on September 30, 2019

The video for Goatwhore’s “Apocalyptic Havoc” has officially been demonetized on YouTube. The clip has been living on the platform for a decade as it’s now considered no longer suitable for their advertisers. While the video is currently available on YouTube, demonetization means the content will no longer generate any money.  Metal Blade tweeted the […]

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System of a Down reveal 2020 headlining European shows

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Even though the members of System Of A Down don’t see eye to eye on creating new music, the band still loves touring together. The quartet will be touring Europe in June and July next year. General tickets go on sale this Friday (4th) at 10 AM local time. Check out the dates below! 06/03 […]

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Flaw allegedly plagiarizes another track from YouTuber

Posted by on September 30, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, Flaw was in the spotlight for plagiarizing musician/YouTuber Douglas Pattrick’s 2016 track, which lead to the band’s frontman, Christopher Volz releasing a statement claiming he was unaware. Now the band’s latest single “Conquer This Climb” is being compared to Riff Master T’s “Nu Metal Instrumental 2.” According to the YouTuber, the band reached […]

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Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury to miss tour w/ Municipal Waste & Sick of it All

Posted by on September 30, 2019

This Thursday (3rd) Napalm Death’s co-headlining tour with Municipal Waste is scheduled to kick off in Dallas, TX. Unfortunately, these grindcore giants will be performing without bassist Shane Embury. Embury has announced via the band’s Facebook that “due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control,” he’s unable to be part of the upcoming trek. The group’s good […]

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Machine Head enlists Decapitated guitarist and Devilment drummer for upcoming tour

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Machine Head are about to embark on their second European leg of their 25th Anniversary tour for Burn My Eyes and joining them on stage will be Decapitated guitarist Wacław “Vogg” Kiełtyka and Devilment drummer Matt Alston. Frontman Robb Flynn expressed his excitement on the recruitment. “It is an honor to perform alongside Matt and Vogg, these two […]

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Greta Thunberg responds to Swedish death metal mashup video

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Climate activist, Greta Thunberg is still making headlines as the sixteen-year-old’s UN speech morphed into a Swedish death metal track has now exceeded three million views. The video was posted by YouTube channel John Mollusk, who happens to be John Meredith, the drummer for the NYC-based Indonesian thrash act Suaka.  Greta has officially watched the […]

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Victory Records acquired by Concord

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Billboard reports Concord has acquired Victory Records. The Chicago-based independent record label founded by Tony Brummel in 1989 is known to have broken emo and punk bands such as Taking Back Sunday, Bayside, Thursday, Silverstein and have also expanded their roster over the years to include bands ranging from Cro-Mags to Jungle Rot. Concord has also […]

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Kirk Hammett, Slipknot, Jamey Jasta, Randy Blythe & more comment on James Hetfield re-entering rehab

Posted by on September 30, 2019

On Friday night (27th), Metallica were forced to postpone their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour due to frontman James Hetfield having to “re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again.” The band made the announcement coincidentally on the 33rd anniversary of late bassist Cliff Burton’s death as fans have been worried on […]

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Editorial: Michael Denner needs to be part of Mercyful Fate reunion

Posted by on September 30, 2019

As we reported last month, Mercyful Fate has announced that they will reunite in the Summer of 2020 at a number of European events. It was announced that the lineup would be King Diamond on vocals, Hank Shermann on guitar, Bjarne T. Holm behind the kit, and Mike Wead also on guitar. Timi Hansen, who […]

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