Tag Archives: Mogwai

Mogwai announce U.S summer tour

Posted by on May 14, 2019

Mogwai have announced a string of U.S summer tour dates with special guests Papa M. The trek kicks off on August 19th in Phoenix, AZ and runs through August 29th in Sacramento, CA. Tickets go on sale this Friday (17th) at 10AM local time.

Tour Dates:

08/19 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom

08/20 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater

08/22 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

08/23 Austin, TX @ Emo’s

08/24 Dallas, TX @ Canton Hall

08/26 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

08/27 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

08/29 Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades

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Deftones, Mogwai, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Alcest and more set for Robert Smith’s Meltdown fest.

Posted by on March 6, 2018

The Cure’s Robert Smith has selected the lineup for this year’s Meltdown festival. The annual music and arts 10-day-event is scheduled to return to London, England’s Southbank Centre on June 15th-24th, and along with some acts you’d expect, there are some surprising additions to the fest.  Today (6th), Smith announced a handful of acts including […]

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Metallica performed at Glastonbury, had the best response towards critics

Posted by on June 29, 2014

Glastonbury caused a lot of outrage for booking Metallica as one of this year’s headliners. Yet despite the hate, Metallica not only went on to play the festival last night (June 28), but also found a way to poke fun at all the flak they’ve received. First, Metallica sold a shirt at the festival specifically […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich addresses Glastonbury haters

Posted by on June 7, 2014

Later this month, Metallica is set to become the first ever metal band to headline the UK’s Glastonbury Festival. Many aren’t particularly happy about that. Scottish post-rock band Mogwai said they were “shite,” Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson took a shot or two at them (likely in jest), a petition (that appears to be taken down) was […]

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Protestors want Metallica off the bill at Glastonbury

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Seems that the Glastonbury festival is getting a lot of metal press lately. First, Bruce Dickinson called the festival “the most bourgeois thing on the planet,” while claiming Maiden was better than Metallica. Mogwai also weighed in with an attack on Lars Ulrich, also calling Metallica “shite.” However, Lars Ulrich responded very humbly to Maiden’s […]

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Iron Maiden or Metallica? Ulrich Responds to Dickinson while Mogwai takes sides

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Bruce Dickinson has been stirring up the argument that Iron Maiden is better than Metallica, but who’s the judge? Back in 2011 Dickinson repeated a claim he made previously to Metal Hammer Magazine saying “I got into trouble for saying that we’re better than Metallica […] and, it’s true!” Both Metallica and Iron Maiden will […]

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How much would it cost to book your favorite band?

Posted by on May 21, 2014

If you were wondering how much it might cost to book a band, website Priceonomics has got you covered. They’ve done some number crunching via Degy Entertainment, a third party booking agent. They admit up front that since they’re a third party booking agent specializing in college shows, the numbers are most likely inflated. The list […]

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New & Noteworthy December 4th: Same Old Trip

Posted by on December 4, 2012

My friends, this is the time of year when the new release calendar dries up, artists start taking breaks for the holidays, and the music industry in America (along with most of the rest of the world) shuts down for a few weeks. It’s also usually the time when I look at the list of […]

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If These Trees Could Talk, They’d Be Talking About How Good This Song Is

Posted by on February 2, 2012

Since forming in late 2009, boutique label Science of Silence has been making a name for itself among fans of instrumental and post-rock music. The mostly-vinyl label has released music from Hull, Constants, and a split with Monolith and Voyager. On March 20, the label will release the second album from Akron, Ohio-based If These […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 13th – Metal Thrashing Mad

Posted by on September 13, 2011

This week is going to be jam-packed with high-selling metal albums, I can already tell. The list of high-profile new records appearing today just seems to keep going on and on and on! It’s certainly exciting, but it also raises the question – is it possible to have too many big releases in one day? […]

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