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Congressman calls out on Metallica/Live Nation ticket scam

Posted by on July 30, 2019

It’s no secret that seeing your favorite band perform live is an exhilarating experience. Many fans will do whatever they can to obtain concert tickets. We may have done one of these, or know someone who has either sold their car, worked multiple jobs, applied for a new credit card, etc. We just discussed how […]

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New report reveals how Metallica and other artists engaged in ticket resale market

Posted by on July 19, 2019

On March 19th of this year we noticed strange activity during the pre-sale of Metallica’s S&M2 performance for September 6th. As eager Metallica fans were ready to secure their tickets for the iconic show at the brand new Chase Center in San Francisco, CA, resellers such as StubHub snagged thousands of tickets leaving many fifth […]

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Fan sues Live Nation over burns from bonfire at Iron Maiden concert in Devore

Posted by on October 20, 2017

Just a few months ago, Iron Maiden concluded their Book of Souls tour. On this particular run, they traveled throughout the globe and on November 17th we’ll get to relive the experience with the live release of The Book of Souls: Live Chapter. As memorable as this trek was, one fan named Mario Esteban Barron, […]

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Linkin Park cancels tour following Chester Bennington’s suicide

Posted by on July 21, 2017

According to TMZ, Linkin Park officially canceled their North American tour, which was scheduled to kick off next week. The band’s rep informed, the group are completely devastated on Chester Bennington’s suicide, they couldn’t carry out the tour.  The band are still unable to send an official statement for obvious reasons. The music community was hit […]

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Man sues Live Nation, city of Atlanta and more for injuries at Mayhem Fest

Posted by on April 12, 2017

The 2015 run of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival was a rough one. It was plagued by spotty attendance, founder Kevin Lyman saying that metal had gotten “gray, bald and fat,” and Slayer’s Kerry King reacting to that in the most confrontational way he could have. And even though Lyman put the braked on the […]

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Korn, Stone Sour to tour this Summer

Posted by on February 6, 2017

There’s quite a bit of tour announcements happening today, eh? While the Deftones/Rise Against tour is officially a go, and Metallica likely announcing a tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat before the month’s out, it’s a busy day. Not to mention Iron Maiden, who announced last month. Summer is shaping up for sure. At any rate, […]

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Metallica announces intimate show in Hollywood

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Looks like Metallica are back with another intimate show, making their next appearance on February 12 to continue the Grammy Awards celebration. This time around, Citi Bank is working with Live Nation on a new live music platform called “Citi Sound Vault.” It’s made exclusively for cardmembers to access intimate venues featuring major artists, granting […]

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Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, The Edgar Winter Band announce summer tour

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Summers are known for extensive festivals and touring packages around the world; 70’s, 80’s and ’90s acts uniting together and a wide amount of shows to choose from. We heard about Rammstein and Iron Maiden’s announcements, and Guns n’ Roses are coming back too. While we are still waiting for Metallica’s tour to be announced, another […]

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Live Nation to step up security in wake of Paris attacks

Posted by on November 17, 2015

As the world continues to reel from last week’s Paris terror attacks, one of the largest international concert companies has announced that they’ll be taking action. The New York Times reports that Live Nation is stepping up security at its venues in the wake of the attack at Paris’ Bataclan concert venue at an Eagles […]

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Live Nation taking over management companies now

Posted by on November 13, 2013

When you think of hugely successful metal management companies, not a ton spring immediately to mind (we can think of about five off the top of our heads), so while this might not have too much relevance in the metal world just yet, it’s long-term implications might be worth keeping an eye on. According to […]

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