Tag Archives: Coachella

Metal Insider’s Top 5: “Reunion Albums” we wish would become a reality

Posted by on January 20, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, our buds at Metal Sucks and Noisey debated whether or not the reunited At The Gates should make their way back into the studio and record a new album. Then this morning, The Haunted released its first new […]

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Motörhead’s comeback trail apparently taking them to Coachella

Posted by on January 8, 2014

So far, Motörhead hasn’t played out since last August, when they had to cut short their performance at Germany’s Wacken Open Air festival after half an hour. Since then, frontman Lemmy has recuperating after having some heart issues and being outfitted with a defibrillator. The band put off touring for the rest of the year, even […]

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Ghost B.C. Covers Coachella, As Band Readies Reddit AMA

Posted by on April 15, 2013

With Infestissimum dropping tomorrow, Ghost B.C. has been everywhere as of late. The band’s hard to ignore, which might have more to do with their image than their music at this point. But their satanic bubblegum metal/pop will likely catch up once people get a chance to listen. The band had what’s essentially their coming out […]

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Ghost, How To Destroy Angels Among Coachella Acts

Posted by on January 25, 2013

This year’s lineup for Coachella has been announced, and if you’re a fan of Britrock, you’re probably already allotting money to get tickets and airfare to the festival. Between The Stone Roses, Blur, Johnny Marr, those bases are covered. With acts like Lumineers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wu-Tang Clan, Social Distortion and The Postal Service […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 4/20: Are Holograms The Wave Of The Future?

Posted by on April 20, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about Tupac’s resurrection appearance during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s Coachella performance last weekend in hologram form. […]

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Video: Refused And At The Drive-In Perform At Coachella

Posted by on April 16, 2012

Coachella’s first of two weekends has just come to an end. And chances are that a handful of fans made their way to Indio, CA to see two reunited post-hardcore groups live. Granted, both Refused and At The Drive-In performed their first shows in years beforehand. Nevertheless, it’s still pretty cool to see both bands […]

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Video: Refused Perform Surprise Show In Umeå, Sweden

Posted by on March 1, 2012

Refused’s first show in 14 years was originally supposed to be at this year’s Coachella. Last night, though, the reunited hardcore group made their return to the stage with a surprise show in Umeå, Sweden. Despite the show’s secrecy, Refused packed the intimate Scharinska venue, with many fans waiting outside unable to get in. In […]

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Alice Cooper, Kvelertak, Bad Brains Confirmed For This Year’s Bonnaroo

Posted by on February 14, 2012

It’s that time of year when all of the big Summer destination festivals announce their lineups. We’ve already heard Coachella’s lineup, and Metallica “surprised” us with their own festival. Now, we know who will be playing this year’s Bonnaroo. And with headliners like Phish, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Beach Boys, this year’s […]

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Refused To Play Intimate Show In San Francisco In April

Posted by on January 18, 2012

Hear that sound?  That’s the sound of thousands of hardcore and punk fans booking travel to San Francisco, as it’s just been announced that Refused will be playing the Warfield in San Francisco on Wednesday, April 18th. The show will take place in between the Swedish band’s two performances at the Coachella festival, which will […]

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Was Black Sabbath Supposed To Headline Coachella?

Posted by on January 10, 2012

Despite the announcement that the newly-reunited Refused and At The Drive-In were confirmed for this year’s lineup, Coachella’s lineup lacks straight-ahead metal acts like they’ve had in years past. But according to Billboard, the music and arts festival originally had none other than the godfathers of metal set to headline. Apparently, Black Sabbath was originally […]

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