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Tag Archives: Islander

KoRn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch and Vans Warped Tour founder respond to Islander’s removal

Posted by on July 9, 2018

KoRn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch was surprised when he found out Islander were kicked off from Vans Warped tour. During the group’s first scheduled performance on July 1st in Denver, CO, frontman Mikey Carvajal accidentally damaged the drum kit they were using which ultimately resulted in their removal. When Welch heard the news, he shared […]

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Islander removed from Vans Warped Tour

Posted by on July 3, 2018

Islander will no longer be performing at Warped Tour as they were asked to be removed from the touring festival. The South Carolina alternative metallers shared the below video explaining their ejection was due to frontman Mikey Carvajal damaging the drum kit they were using on Sunday (1st) in Denver, CO. The group were originally […]

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Louder Than Life adds third day, Nine Inch Nails, Godsmack Avenged Sevenfold to Headline

Posted by on June 5, 2018

Louder Than Life will celebrate its 5th year this coming September 28th-30th in Louisville, Kentucky, with the addition of a third day. Returning again to Champions Park, the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival, as it is being dubbed, announced a lineup worthy of a five-year celebration. After posting a photo of Trent Reznor […]

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Islander changes most of lineup, label status; drop new song

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Of all the bands leading the nu-metal revival, Islander has probably made the most noise. In their six years as a band, they signed to Victory, put out two albums in 2014 and 2016, and toured pretty extensively. However, change is inevitable, and the band have overhauled nearly their entire lineup, with singer Mikey Carvajal […]

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Islander’s Mikey Carvajal gives Wrestlemania 33 preview

Posted by on April 1, 2017

Islander singer Mikey Carvajal is a big wrestling fan, and with Wrestlemania 33 coming up tomorrow, we asked him to give us a preview of what he’s looking forward to tomorrow: First and foremost let me say I’m sad I can’t be at Mania this year. The timing didn’t work out for me this time. […]

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Korn, Stone Sour announce tour dates, Babymetal, Skillet among openers

Posted by on March 6, 2017

We now know that Stone Sour’s latest album, Hydrograd, will be released in June. That’s a perfect time for them to start a tour, and while we already knew they were touring with Korn, they just released the dates. The 17 date tour will have two legs, starting on June 16th to the end of June, then […]

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Stone Sour kidnap fan to play him new album

Posted by on March 6, 2017

Stone Sour’s new album Hydrograd will most likely hit stores in June just in time for their tour with KoRn. In a recent video posted by the group, the band announced the album will release in June while on their way to becoming first-time felons by kidnapping a huge Stone Sour fan. The fan was […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/24: The charts are bringin’ on the heartbreak

Posted by on August 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We don’t have an overabundance of albums this week compared to the last few, but we’re not lacking in anything noteworthy. Summer touring season is wrapping up, so you’ll be seeing some albums drop […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/17: Skillet is unleashed upon the top five

Posted by on August 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Many of you probably aren’t surprised that Skillet had a hugely successful first week with their latest album. But did you know that there’s actually two metal albums in the top ten this week? […]

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Atreyu announce tour, will perform ‘A Death-Grip On Yesterday’ in its entirety

Posted by on March 30, 2016

California metalcore masters Atreyu have been around for almost 20 years. A short hiatus between 2011 and 2014 led to the release of their latest album, Long Live. But one of their most important albums was 2006’s  A Death-Grip On Yesterday. which gave em their first breakthrough on the top 10 of the Billboard charts. This […]

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