Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

Headbangers Brawl: What bands should play the final Warped Tour?

Posted by on February 21, 2018

This past weekend, the Vans Warped Tour found itself in a bit of a Twitter dispute over what bands should appear on the lineup of its final run this summer. Unsurprisingly the talk centered around what ‘00s punk and emo bands fans would like to see play a 30 minute set in amphitheater parking lots one last time. […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Is Judas Priest still Judas Priest?

Posted by on February 12, 2018

Today we were hit with the disconcerting news that Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton would be sitting out the band’s current tour due to Parkinson’s Disease. It’s another in a long line of musicians aging out of touring. Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Neil Diamond, and Mr. Big’s Pat Torpey are among those that have had […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Yeah, the Grammys happened

Posted by on January 29, 2018

It’s the Monday after the Grammy awards, so it’s time for every armchair quarterback to sit back and analyze what’s known as Music’s Biggest Night. It’s like we have a sort of Stockholm Syndrome – we keep wanting the awards ceremony to do better, and of course it doesn’t. Of course, hard rock and metal […]

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Headbangers Brawl: On Slayer’s final world tour

Posted by on January 22, 2018

It’s hard to shock the jaded metal industry, but earlier today, Slayer, the heaviest of the Big Four bands, did just that by announcing via a 30 second video clip that they’d be touring the world one last time. While details are still somewhat scarce, this is coming directly from the band, not just swirling […]

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Headbangers Brawl: About that Lady Gaga/Metallica collaboration…

Posted by on February 8, 2017

  When it was discovered earlier this week that Metallica would be joined by Lady Gaga during their Grammy performance this Sunday, it led to some consternation from at least one of our contributors. Zenae Zukowski said she was pissed off about it on Facebook. After a little back and forth, we figured we’d put […]

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