Category Archives: Bad News

Hevy Fest bites the dust

Posted by on April 13, 2016

It’s well known that a lot of metal doesn’t make a ton of money. It’s a labor of love, really. But it’s been depressing to watch metal festivals like Rockstar Mayhem go under because they’re not financially viable anymore. Festivals are a great way to learn new music and love on the bands dear to your […]

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Bad Brains singer has neurobiological disorder; crowdfunding campaign launched

Posted by on March 15, 2016

It’s a cruel twist of irony given their band name, but it’s been revealed that H.R., singer of pioneer hardcore/punk/reggae band Bad Brains,  is suffering from a neurobiological disorder. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for the singer, whose real name is Paul Hudson. This is in addition to the separate crowdfunding campaign currently taking […]

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Miss May I to miss March show after accident

Posted by on March 1, 2016

There’s a lot of things we find ourselves writing about time and time again here on the site. And  when we’re reporting about life on the road, the only thing we find ourselves writing more about than bands getting their gear stolen in St. Louis is bands being involved in accidents. There are some truly […]

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Reign Supreme breaking up, to announce final shows

Posted by on February 29, 2016

A decade after their first EP was released, metallica hardcore band Reign Supreme are calling it quits. To some it may seem pretty surprising- but considering frontman Jay Pepito had already started another band (Golden Age) come change had to be suspected. And even putting that aside, they hadn’t done anything for months. What happens […]

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R.I.P. Scion, patron of metal (and car company)

Posted by on February 3, 2016

In news that any fan of underground metal should find upsetting, Toyota has announced that it is pulling the plug on Scion, its offshoot car brand aimed at younger drivers. What may appear to be a car-related event news has a larger effect on the metal community, as Scion was tireless supporter of the scene. Scion […]

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