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Tag Archives: Coachella

X Japan recruits Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland for Coachella performance

Posted by on April 11, 2018

X Japan are returning to North America this Saturday (14th) to headline Coachella’s Mojave stage in Indio, CA. These Japanese heavy metal giants haven’t performed in the United States since their epic 2014 show at Madison Square Garden. Now, despite drummer Yoshiki’s surgery battles, they are ready for the Golden State. However, guitarist Sugizo is […]

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A Perfect Circle, The Bronx, Greta Van Fleet playing Coachella

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Yesterday, the lineup for the 19th incarnation of Indio, California’s Coachella was announced, and,  as usual, there isn’t that much for hard rock and metal fans. That’s not that much of a surprise, as the festival always has tended to favor indie rock and alternative music. This year, however, they’ve pivoted a bit, in that […]

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Coachella lacking metal, punk this year

Posted by on January 5, 2017

With the new year comes festival announcements, and we already started things off with the confirmation of the rumor that Tool would be playing their first New York show in a decade by headlining the Governors Ball. Yesterday, Coachella announced their lineup, with Beyonce and Radiohead among the headliners. While the festival has never been […]

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It’s official: Axl Rose confirmed as singer for AC/DC upcoming tour

Posted by on April 17, 2016

The speculations are over. After weeks grabbing every bit and piece of information available, we can finally say that Axl Rose will be the new singer for AC/DC ‘Rock or Bust’ world tour, including the 10 postponed dates in the US. The news came from AC/DC hours before Guns N’ Roses took over the stage in […]

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Slash and Duff McKagan confirmed to rejoin Guns N’ Roses

Posted by on January 5, 2016

After months of rumors and speculation, it was confirmed last night that Guns N’ Roses would headline this year’s Coachella festival. However, now we know for sure that Axl Rose will indeed be joined by Slash and Duff McKagan onstage. Granted, both Slash and McKagan pretty much confirmed this with (not so) subtle posts on […]

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It’s official: Guns N’ Roses to perform at Coachella (as will Volbeat and Deafheaven)

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Right before 2015 came to an end, rumors started to circulate that the long-rumored Guns N’ Roses reunion would include an appearance at this year’s Coachella. Well, now it’s official: Guns N’ Roses will indeed be performing in Indio, CA, performing at the festival’s April 16 and 23 dates. It still remains unclear who exactly […]

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Find out how much Coachella Festival, Monster Magnet, Moonspell and more made on the road

Posted by on July 22, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This week, we bring some of your usual touring bands from big names […]

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Marilyn Manson joined onstage by Unlocking The Truth

Posted by on February 1, 2015

Marilyn Manson is currently neck deep in his Hell Not Hallelujah Tour and was joined onstage last night by his support act Unlocking The Truth at the Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for a special performance of “The Beautiful People”. Unlocking The Truth is a teenage heavy metal trio featuring guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, bassist Alec […]

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AC/DC, Touche Amore, Brant Bjork playing Coachella

Posted by on January 6, 2015

The 2015 Coachella announcement was announced earlier today, and just like last year, when Motorhead came out of semi-retirement to play, there’s another heritage loud rock band among the bands playing. AC/DC will be performing at the fest this year. There are a handful of other heavy bands on the bill this year as well. […]

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Review: Motörhead back up to speed with sold-out Club Nokia show

Posted by on April 13, 2014

After canceling show dates when iconic vocalist and bassist Lemmy Kilmister battled health issues last year, Motörhead is picking up speed again with select tour spots in light of his recovery and their 21st studio album “Aftershock” released late 2013.  The band’s fast and loud return to the stage happened at a sold-out Club Nokia […]

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