Tag Archives: Angra

Metal Insider’s Top 5: Genesis/Phil Collins covers

Posted by on June 3, 2016

  Today, a piece of metal history came out as HELLYEAH’s cover of Phil Collins’ “I Don’t Care Anymore” was released. Taken from the band’s fifth album, Unde!able, the cover of the 1982 song features guitar tracks from late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Drummer Vinnie Paul told Rolling Stone that the  band were tossing around ideas […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2015

Posted by on December 17, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re letting Metal Insider’s staff pick their favorite albums of 2015, in addition to some of the musicians that helped make some of it. You can see all of our picks so far here. Now we bring you Metal Insider contributor and former intern Zach Fehl’s list.   10) […]

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Review: ProgPower USA XVI Day 2, 9/12/15 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Posted by on September 21, 2015

ProgPower USA is the premier US festival for progressive and power metal. It takes place every year in September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival seeks to bring in bands that don’t necessarily have the fan base to tour the United States but still would like to get their foot in […]

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Official photo of Megadeth’s new line-up revealed

Posted by on August 21, 2015

With a new studio album looming on the horizon, Megadeth has released an official photograph of their latest line-up. Along with Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler (at left) and Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro (second from left) make their debut in the latest Megadeth band photo. Chris Adler joined the band […]

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Megadeth officially adds Kiko Loureiro to their lineup

Posted by on April 2, 2015

While Megadeth did a bad job hiding the fact that Lamb Of God’s Chris Adler would appear on the new album, they left many wondering whether rumors about Kiko Loureiro joining the band were true. However, Dave Mustaine has now confirmed that the Angra guitarist is indeed the latest addition to Megadeth. Mustaine had the following to […]

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earMUSIC partners with eOne Distribution

Posted by on March 26, 2015

In a brand new deal, Europe’s earMusic record company has partnered up with eOne Distribution in an exclusive deal here in the United States. The earMusic label is the home of rock and metal acts like Deep Purple, Dragonforce, Baby Metal, Stratovarius, Gamma Ray, and more, so this move will certainly help bolster earMusic’s roster here in the US. Scott Givens, VP Metal […]

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson more or less shuts down reunion rumors

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Well, it sure seemed like a good idea while it lasted. Megadeth’s Rust In Peace is a fan favorite, not just because of the songs, but the stellar lineup of guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza alongside Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson. And while there was a short-lived hope that the the Daves might try […]

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Is Chris Adler recording drums for Megadeth’s new album?

Posted by on March 15, 2015

Well, guess we can rule out the Rust In Peace era of Megadeth reuniting anytime soon. A new rumor has been making its way around the web that Megadeth has tapped drummer Chris Adler to play drums on its forthcoming album. The same rumor also suggests that Kiko Loureiro of Brazilian metal band Angra has […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 31st: Deceiving Eyes

Posted by on October 31, 2012

This release week will be somewhat atypical for me, both because the list is coming out on a Wednesday and because I will NOT be giving mandatory imperatives of getting out to the store to buy albums. Why are things this way, you ask? It is because of this: yesterday, while most of you were […]

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