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Author Archives: Holly Fitzpatrick

Five Finger Death Punch release statement, announce counter-suit against label

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Yesterday was quite the day in news for Five Finger Death Punch. First, we saw they were being sued by their record label, Prospect Park. Then it was announced shortly after they would be embarking on a co-headlining tour with Shinedown. That’s just bad marketing, and it turns out, probably intentional on the label’s part. […]

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Intronaut to tour with Entheos & Moon Tooth

Posted by on April 27, 2016

According to Intronaut, “In case you’ve been living under a rock underneath your mom’s basement,”- they’re headed out on tour with Entheos and Moon Tooth, who’ve they’ve named as some of the best in metal at the moment. They’ve released a month’s worth of dates, starting in July. Thankfully for Entheos, this is solely a […]

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Whitechapel announce album, release single, track listing and tour dates

Posted by on April 27, 2016

There’s been some controversy over the latest Whitechapel album. A few weeks ago, a rumor leaked that it would be all clean singing- and let’s be honest here, no one wanted that. While you could probably make an argument that Whitechapel really isn’t the same band they were when This is Exile was released- clean singing is […]

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Iron Maiden survive censorship in China

Posted by on April 27, 2016

As part of Iron Maiden’s Book of Souls world tour, they’ve played their first-ever show in China. Yeah, you read right. A metal band in China, which may seem odd if you remember that awkward time Metallica wasn’t allowed to play Master of Puppets. While they were allowed to perform at the Beijing LeSports Center, a few changes […]

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The Ghost Inside drummer posts update from rehab

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Five months ago, almost to the day actually, the Ghost Inside were part of a fatal bus crash that killed their bus driver and the other driver involved. Their drummer Andrew Tkaczyk also lost his right leg. He’s been very open about his recovery process, giving updates from the hospital. Once we was released, he posted he was […]

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Is Cannibal Corpse headlining Summer Slaughter 2016?

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Who’s your pick for Summer Slaughter 2016? Everyone’s got their guesses, but it looks like the tour just dropped a massive hint at who’s touring this year. The tour took to their Facebook page last night to make a semi-announcement. If the phrase “kill or become and cast down the heretic to get lost in […]

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Metallica doesn’t make much from YouTube

Posted by on April 19, 2016

Remember way back in the early 2000s when Metallica had that beef with Napster? It turns out their hate for digital music hasn’t faded, even though Lars Ulrich said streaming was the future last year- at least that’s the case for their co-manager Peter Mensch. In an interview with BBC Radio 4, he was quoted as […]

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Study shows live music is good for you

Posted by on April 18, 2016

For as long as we can remember, it’s been thought that going to shows is calming. It makes you happy. And who wouldn’t be happy if they got the chance to see a band they liked live? But now there’s actually scientific evidence supporting this. Yes, you heard right. There’s proof that live music is good for […]

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Black metal parody of “My Heart Will Go On” is everything you needed today

Posted by on April 13, 2016

If you remember “Black Metal Busking in Prague“ or “All I Want for Kreigmas is You,” you’re in luck. The masterminds behind it all, Woods of Trees are at it again. Their latest effort is a parody of Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On.” And let us tell you, it is the greatest thing you never knew […]

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Entheos vocalist denied entry to Canada, band to play instrumental shows

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Would you go see an instrumental-only metal band? If you have tickets to see Entheos in Canada, you already are. Frontwoman Chaney Crabb was denied entry to the border at Niagra Falls earlier this week because of a DUI she received in 2008. She released a statement, apologizing for her absence and explaining the situtation: […]

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