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Tag Archives: Green Day

Toothgrinder pick their favorite sophomore albums

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Today, Toothgrinder’s sophomore album, Phantom Amour, hits stores. And while their second album is a worthy follow up to last year’s Nocturnal Masquerade, we thought it would be fun to see what the band’s favorite other sophomore albums were.   Justin Matthews (vocals)       Nirvana, Nevermind: Because it was one of the most iconic albums […]

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Kerry King says ‘Undisputed Attitude’ was in response to ’90s punk

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Remember punk rock in the ’90s? Green Day, The Offspring, Blink 182. Slayer guitarist Kerry King does. In fact, in an interview that was done for Metal Hammer‘s Spotify series, he says that Slayer’s Undisputed Attitude, their 1996 album of punk covers by the likes of D.R.I., Minor Threat and The Stooges, was done in a […]

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Members of Metallica and Primus to appear at UC Berkeley

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Metalheads living in (or looking to move to) the California Bay Area rejoice, the University of California Berkeley has one hell of an event. Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield will be leading an all-star team of panelists discussing why the Bay Area is a great place to live. The lineup includes: Les Claypool of Primus, […]

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Guitar Hero Live to feature exclusive Avenged Sevenfold tracks, more songs listed

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Initially, when Guitar Hero announced its track listing for their franchise reboot Guitar Hero Live, people weren’t too happy. We contributed to the general disdain of disappointed metal fans everywhere (but mostly on Facebook) when we revealed that the tracks on this particular roster would include an interesting array of songs from Ed Sheeran to even […]

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Guitar Hero Live unveils initial set list

Posted by on May 12, 2015

A month or so ago, everyone got pretty excited when it was announced that first Rock Band and then Guitar Hero were being revived for next-gen systems. Then a screen shot on Guitar Hero’s Facebook page showed 10 songs that were a bit polarizing. And by “a bit polarizing,” we mean “everyone hated it.” A […]

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AC/DC performing at the Grammy Awards

Posted by on January 13, 2015

It is official: AC/DC will be performing at this year’s Grammy Awards. While they haven’t announced many tour dates, especially here in the United States, this will be their first US performance in support of Rock or Bust. It will be their first ever performance on the Grammy stage. They’ll be performing at Coachella in April. […]

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Green Day in, Nine Inch Nails not for Rock Hall of Fame

Posted by on December 16, 2014

You might find this hard to believe, but today the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced, and there aren’t any heavy acts being inducted into it! Well, that’s not entirely true. Green Day’s pop-punk is definitely a little more amped up than the Bill Withers and Lou Reed, who are also being […]

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Mitch Harris: “I’ve had physical threats” over Menace

Posted by on June 4, 2014

While Mitch Harris is best known as the longtime guitarist of pioneering grindcore act Napalm Death, there’s more to him than just that. In fact, the axeman’s side project, Menace, just released its first album, Impact Velocity, back in March. And really the only thing the album has in common with his more well-known band is that they […]

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James Hetfield, Joe Satriani and Billy Joe Armstrong walk into a benefit concert…

Posted by on May 16, 2014

We already knew that Metallica could play acoustically, in fact, they did it earlier this week. But yesterday, frontman James Hetfield did it solo, enlisting a few friends for the final song. At San Francisco’s Fillmore for the “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” benefit, he came out for a four song set, opening with the band’s own “Nothing Else […]

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Listen to Falling In Reverse cover ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’

Posted by on April 4, 2014

Do you love the ’90s? How about metalcore? If you’re familiar with Coolio and his song ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ (or Weird Al’s “Amish Paradise”) then you should probably know that Falling in Reverse has done a cover of it for the compilation album Punk Goes 90’s Vol. 2. The post-hardcore band takes the classic hit and turns it […]

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