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Metal Community react to George Floyd’s death and protests

Posted by on June 1, 2020

On Memorial Day (25th), the day the United States honor and mourn those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, tragedy struck. George Floyd’s life was taken away from him in Minneapolis, Minnesota by police over a counterfeit $20, as former officer Derek Chauvin placing his knee on Floyd’s neck as the world […]

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Coronavirus: Mötley Crüe postpone North American Stadium tour w/ Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

Posted by on June 1, 2020

  Unfortunately, the 2020 summer touring season is cancelled. Mötley Crüe has finally confirmed their North American Stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts has been postponed. They are currently working on rescheduling the trek for sometime during the summer of 2021.   Read the band’s statement below: “We wanted […]

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#TheShowMustBePaused Music Industry set for blackout Tuesday after George Floyd’s Death

Posted by on June 1, 2020

    Metal Insider, along with many members in the music industry, including record labels, will be observing in tomorrow’s (2nd), Blackout Tuesday, following the death of George Floyd and the worldwide protests. The call for tomorrow’s blackout is for the music industry to pause operations, protesting the police violence against the black community by […]

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#MetallicaMondays Metallica to stream 1997 Salt Lake City concert

Posted by on June 1, 2020

  Tonight’s (1st) #MetallicaMondays will take us back to the Load days as they will be streaming their 1997 show from Salt Lake City, Utah, which was part of their Poor Touring Me trek. The stream will begin tonight at 8 PM EST.    The band commented: “Check out tonight’s #MetallicaMondays show, “Live in Salt […]

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Ghostemane side-project releases new black metal EP

Posted by on May 29, 2020

  Metal-influenced rapper Ghostemane has released another black metal EP. His side project Baader-Meinhof released its self-titled three-song EP on Soundcloud May 22 through his Blackmage label. The music on ‘Baader-Meinhoff’ is eclectic and unsettling, jumping from finger-picked acoustic guitar to craggly dark noise and guttural vocals within the span of one four-minute song. Revolver […]

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