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Ghost, Jane’s Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers among bands playing Lollapalooza

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Last night, Lollapalooza announced their lineup. As is the case since 2005, instead of being a touring festival, it will be held at Chicago’s Grant Park. This year, however, it’s expanded to four days, July 28-31. While there’s usually at least a handful of metal bands playing the alternative festival, it’s in pretty short supply […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra is in the final stages of finishing debut

Posted by on October 14, 2015

t’s been over four years since Mastodon’s Brent Hinds let the cat out of the bag and announced he was working with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman on a project with former The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen and Jane’s Addiction’s first bassist Eric Avery. Initially known as Giraffe Tongue, it then became known as Giraffe […]

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Get Your “Skin Ticket” for Slipknot’s Scream Park

Posted by on September 1, 2015

Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor recently spoke of possibility of taking Knotfest on the road, and then Knotfest in Mexico was announced, becoming just the second time the fest has been outside of the US. Now comes word of Slipknot’s Scream Park in Sacramento, CA, set to open October 2nd and run through November 1st. Slipknot’s Scream […]

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Find out how much Vans Warped Tour, Atreyu, The Melvins, and more made on the road.

Posted by on July 9, 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 time, we decided to pick random bands that we believe you may […]

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Failure release Hot Traveler video, touring with Hum

Posted by on June 17, 2015

To say that Failure have been away for a while is a bit of an understatement. Like Refused, they’re one of those bands that broke up in the ’90s before they ever really caught on. Stupid heroin habits. At any rate, the band released three albums, with 1996’s Fantastic Planet their most popular. It was also their […]

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Venom, Converge, Janes Addiction to play Fun Fun Fun Fest

Posted by on May 28, 2015

It’s been a hell of a week for festival announcements. And while the Riot Fest and Aftershock Fest lineups have been announced, there’s room for one more. Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and today they unveiled a lineup for the November 6-8 festival that features some pretty big names, and […]

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Perry Farrell was not a fan of Metallica playing Lollapalooza in 1996

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Metallica are making a return to this year’s Lollapalooza, their first time back since 1996 when Lollapalooza was actually a tour. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lollapalooza founder (and Jane’s Addiction vocalist) Perry Farrell admits he wasn’t much a fan of Metallica. Said Farrell: “I was very angry the first time they played Lollapalooza. I helped create the […]

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Giraffe Tongue Orchestra has a new line-up

Posted by on March 17, 2015

Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman has a side project called, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds is involved, and originally Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery and Mars Volta drummer Jon Theodore were involved, too. But now according to an interview that Weinman did with SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, the band’s drummer is now Thomas Pridgen, also from the Mars […]

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Video of Wayne Static Memorial Show online

Posted by on January 23, 2015

The memorial show for the late Wayne Static was held at the Whiskey A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA this past Tuesday, January 20. Several fan videos of the event have been uploaded to YouTube, one of the entire show, introduced by a Russian-speaking fan, which you can watch below. The show centered around […]

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Foo Fighters joined by David Lee Roth, Zakk Wylde & more at Los Angeles show

Posted by on January 11, 2015

This past Wednesday (7), Foo Fighters announced a special one-off show for Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday at the Forum in Los Angeles. And while those purchasing tickets for the in the round performance last night (10) were told there were no openers, the band delivered over four hours of music with a star-filled  arsenal of […]

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