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Author Archives: Matt Zaniboni

Metallica congratulates New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera

Posted by on January 23, 2019

Bay Area titans, Metallica, are back on the road to continue their massively successful WorldWired North American tour. During their return, these legends managed to take some time to congratulate New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera’s entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame. For those who follow sports and are familiar with the Yankees; prior to […]

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Lamb of God’s Mark Morton announces solo tour

Posted by on January 23, 2019

Mark Morton’s debut solo album Anesthetic will be released on March 1st via WPP Records and Spinefarm Records. Today (23rd) Lamb of God’s main axe man has announced a short North American run to celebrate his first solo full-length effort. Light the Torch will be joining Morton as well as support coming from Moon Tooth. The tour […]

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Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach stepping back from social media to focus on mental health issues

Posted by on January 14, 2019

Exactly two years ago, Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach decided to take a break from social media. Unfortunately, despite working on new music as well as an extensive amount of touring, Leach has decided to take a break from the social media platform once again. Despite already deleted posts, Leach at some point stated that […]

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Gojira announce mini ‘Road to Roo’ tour w/ Deafheaven

Posted by on January 14, 2019

Many were taken by surprise when the lineup for this year’s Bonnaroo festival included Gojira and Deafheaven. Now, Gojira has revealed a mini Road to Roo tour with Deafheaven and All Them Witches as their special guests. Tickets go on sale this Friday (18th). Gojira expressed their excitement:  “We are glad to announce that we […]

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Vio-lence to reunite for one off reunion show

Posted by on January 9, 2019

Phil Demmel has had an eventful couple of months. Right after his final show with Machine Head, he had to learn 19 Slayer songs in two days to fill in for Gary Holt on their Farewell European trek. And now, for one night only, Demmel will be reuniting with Bay Area’s own Vio-lence. The show […]

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Amon Amarth finish work on new album

Posted by on January 7, 2019

Amon Amarth have recently wrapped up the recording sessions for their follow-up to 2016’s Jomsviking as they are aiming for a spring release via Metal Blade Records. Their overall eleventh studio effort (no title yet) was recorded at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, CA and produced by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour). Revolver were lucky […]

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High on Fire cancel upcoming tour due to Matt Pike’s health

Posted by on January 7, 2019

It has not been an easy go for High on Fire over the past few months. The band were forced to drop off from their co-headlining run with Municipal Waste last year due to frontman Matt Pike having a partial toe amputation and now, it looks like their bad luck continues. The group has remained […]

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Sick Of It All announce U.S tour w/ Iron Reagan

Posted by on December 17, 2018

NYC’s hardcore vets, Sick Of It All, have announced a hand full of shows set for spring 2019, in support of their latest effort, Wake The Sleeping Dragon. Iron Reagan, who just released a new a new EP Dark Days Ahead, will be joining them throughout the trek as the group’s special guests.  Tour Dates: 03/21 […]

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Lamb of God’s Mark Morton to release solo album in 2019

Posted by on December 13, 2018

Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton has announced via Twitter that he will release a solo album next year. The album is titled Anesthetic and it will feature Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe and Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz. Perhaps his solo effort will include songs he once worked on with the late Chester Bennington. Read […]

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Gary Holt to be replaced by Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head) on Slayer’s European tour

Posted by on December 3, 2018

There are four shows remaining of Slayer’s European farewell run and unfortunately, Gary Holt has been hit with some sad news. Holt announced yesterday (2nd) that he will be sitting out for the rest of the tour to head home and be there for his dying father. The group has recruited Ex-Machine Head guitarist, Phill […]

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