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Lineup revealed for 2018 Heavy Montréal

Posted by on February 21, 2018

After sitting out 2017, Heavy Montréal will return to Parc Jean Drapeau this summer on July 28th-29th. Today (21st), the lineup has been revealed for the two-day-event . Headliners include Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Gojira, Emperor, and many more. There will  be diversity as well, which includes acts such as Trivium, Sleep, Eyehategod, […]

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Sleep announce summer tour, opener for spring tour

Posted by on February 13, 2018

Not only is Matt Pike the singer and guitarist of one legendary band, he’s also the guitarist of a perhaps even more legendary band. How does he do it? Well, High On Fire is in between albums right now, which gives Sleep, who Pike merely plays guitar for, an opportunity to hit the road. And […]

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Sleep cancel New Zealand/Australia tour due to claim against promoter

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Sleep have cancelled their scheduled New Zealand and Australian trek, stating that they had no choice. The group discovered allegations of sexual harassment, as well as verbal and physical abuse made against the tour’s promoter, Dave Cutbush of Life is Noise. The group shared the following statement: “We have learned today of allegations of sexual […]

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Spending 4/20 with Sleep

Posted by on April 23, 2017

Al Cisneros, Matt Pike, & Jason Roeder, rolled into Madison WI this past April 20th to celebrate the holidays at the sold out Majestic Theater. It was an amazing show… at least what I remember about it. *cough cough* With support from ambient instrumentalist, Mono, this was Sleep’s first performance in Wisconsin in over two […]

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Happy 4/20! Go to Sleep

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Today is April 20th., and while most people that smoke don’t need their own day to celebrate, 4/20 has become the stoner’s holiday. No better time than the present to revisit Sleep’s finest hour and three minutes with Dopesmoker, and album deemed not worthy of being put out by their label, London, upon being delivered it in 1995. […]

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Sleep is in the studio right now and they brought weed

Posted by on April 6, 2017

Remember a few years ago when Sleep released “The Clarity,”  their first new song in 20 years? That was due to Adult Swim’s singles series, which led everyone to believe that they’d be putting out more music. In fact, we called the follow-up to 2003’s Dopesmoker one of our 20 albums to look forward to in […]

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Psycho Las Vegas rounds out their lineup with Ace Frehley, C.O.C. and more

Posted by on March 1, 2017

While Psycho Las Vegas is only in it’s second year (five if you count Psycho California), it’s quickly become a destination festival for those not just on the West Coast. And their latest additions to the lineup suggest that it just keeps getting better. With King Diamond performing Abigail, Abbath, a set from Slo-Burn (John Garcia’s […]

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20 albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2017

Posted by on January 6, 2017

While many are digesting 2016 tunes, it is time to move forward and see what is ahead for 2017. 2016 gave us several diversified lists proving it was a great year for music. Does 2017 have what it takes to top that? We’re already hearing about big releases like Mastodon, Suicide Silence, Overkill, Kreator and more, but […]

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Decibel Metal and Beer festival launched, lineup and dates revealed

Posted by on November 7, 2016

Over the past few years, America has been going through an amazing boom of metal festivals throughout the country and we just can’t be happier about it. With the success and massive support these events have received lately, it’s logical that others would jump on board with the idea and the latest one to organize […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/19: Alter Bridge and Meshuggah rule the top 10

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve seen more than a few bands hit new strides on this column, some new some old. In this case, while the achievements of Alter Bridge and Dance Gavin Dance should not be overlooked, […]

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