Tag Archives: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Babymetal to open for Red Hot Chili Peppers stateside now

Posted by on January 5, 2017

Babymetal are a blast to see live, and if you don’t get that, then you haven’t seen them yet. Sure, the three teenage leads singing and dancing in Japanese while a metal band backs them is gimmicky, but the musicianship is amazing, the energy is infectious and the songs are catchy if you get past […]

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Babymetal joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer for Priest cover

Posted by on December 19, 2016

The Red Hot Chili Peppers played London’s O2 Arena last night, and their opener was a little band called Babymetal. And while playing songs about California is fun, apparently drummer Chad Smith likes to step things up a little bit, as he sat behind the kit with the rest of Babymetal’s band for their medley […]

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Muse, Shinedown go gold and platinum

Posted by on July 12, 2016

  Until last year, when the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) began factoring streaming into what counts as an album sale, there weren’t anywhere near as many albums or singles qualified as gold or platinum albums (meaning sales of 500,000 and one million, respectively). However, now that 1,500 streams counts as an album sale, […]

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Review and Photos: Rock On The Range 2016

Posted by on May 31, 2016

  In 2007 Rock on the Range was brought to life, when 35,000 “Rangers” sold out Columbus Crew Stadium for its inaugural event. With just 14 bands on the original lineup, a new Rock/Metal festival was born. Fast forward to 2016, which marked the 10th anniversary for Rock on the Range, and over 120,000 people […]

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Rock On The Range: daily lineup announced

Posted by on April 11, 2016

With Rock on the Range just over a month away, the daily band lineup and festival experiences have been announced. As previously announced, tickets for this year’s festival are officially SOLD OUT, marking the fourth year in a row that tickets have sold out in advance. However, as part of a partnership with the Ohio […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea gets tattoo to honor David Bowie

Posted by on January 13, 2016

With the unfortunate trend of musicians passing away this last few months, those left behind can only find ways to honor their heroes in the best way they see fit. We saw Dave Grohl getting some new ink in tribute to Lemmy Kilmister, who has also been honored by having a drink named after him, and […]

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Rock on the Range announces lineup; Red Hot Chili Peppers, At the Drive In playing

Posted by on November 30, 2015

Not to be outdone by the Maryland Deathfest, Rock on the Range has announced the lineup for the 10th Annual incarnation of the festival. They’ve gotten themselves one marquee headliner, with Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining the show, which will take place in Columbus Ohio from May 20 – 22nd. Also, At the Drive In […]

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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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James Hetfield jams some Adele with his daughter

Posted by on May 17, 2015

Metallica frontman James Hetfield refers to himself as “Papa Het” on Instagram. He actually is a proud father of three children, and this past Friday (15), he got to showcase the vocal talents of one of them, his daughter Cali, and the Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert in San Francisco. The father/daughter duo performed Adele’s “Crazy For […]

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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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