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Tag Archives: The Who

Devastaton on the Nation address pandemic as JUNO Awards, RNRHOF Ceremony, Kvelertak, and more shows postponed

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Another wave of cancellations/postponements have been announced as this year’s Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Rolling Stone, the induction ceremony scheduled to take place on May 2nd at Cleveland’s Public Hall has officially been pushed to a later date.  RNRHOF President Joel Peresman issued […]

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Metallica and The Who are confirmed for Outside Lands Music Festival

Posted by on April 4, 2017

  The lineup has been revealed for the tenth annual Outside Lands Music Festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on August 11-13. Tickets go on sale Thursday (6) at 10:00 AM PDT, and a hometown band is headlining it this year. The festival combines the love of music, food, wine, beer, art and comedy […]

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Former AC/DC singer Brian Johnson resurfaces with travel show

Posted by on April 4, 2017

The fate of AC/DC is still up in the air, especially since they don’t technically have a singer right now. Axl Rose did an admirable job of filling in for Brian Johnson, the leather-lunged vocalist of the band for 36 years, after he was forced to stop singing with the band or face total hearing […]

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Disturbed cover Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer”, The Who’s “Baba O’Riley,” and more

Posted by on February 15, 2016

Disturbed started their headlining tour this past weekend and during the first date of the trek, the band decided to play a 10 minute mix of covers which included Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer,” U2’s “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” The Who’s “Baba O’Riley,” and Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name.” It’s a […]

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Ozzy, Judas Priest, Dream Theater on ‘Rock Band 4’

Posted by on July 14, 2015

When recapping the year in video games, 2015 will be known as the year guitar-based rhythm games came back. With both the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises making their return to next gen systems with enough time for nostalgia to set in for the millions of people that were turned onto them nearly a decade ago, […]

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Alice Cooper got some big names on covers album

Posted by on April 21, 2015

The mighty Alice Cooper has never done a covers album before, but he’s been talking about working on one since 2013. Now he’s finally revealed to Billboard some of the big names who make an appearance on the upcoming release: “The album’s done. It’s mixed, ready to go and I’m very, very happy with it. I’m really happy with all […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me’s top 5 concept albums

Posted by on March 9, 2015

Between the Buried and Me are currently working on their follow-up to 2012’s The Parallax II: Future Sequence. With the band one of the headliners of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we caught up with the band’s bassist, Dan Briggs. And while we’ll get to that full interview at a later date, in the wake […]

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Birmingham Venue that booked first ever Black Sabbath show, The Crown, to close

Posted by on June 20, 2014

The iconic Birmingham, England venue The Crown is being sold to Japanese developers for a rumored £1.2 million. Although it may look like any ordinary small venue, The Crown was a stepping stone for such bands like early Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath. By stepping stone, I mean that this was where the first ever […]

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Buzz Osborne of Melvins talks ‘bands that blew it’

Posted by on January 7, 2014

Today Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne made a hypothetical mix tape of bands he used to like. In a column for The AV Club called “I Made You a Mixtape,” the theme Osborne chooses is “bands that were good, but blew it.” The 21st Melvins album, Tres Cabrones, just came out a few months ago, and they […]

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In Case You Need More Proof That The Grammys Are Flawed

Posted by on February 10, 2012

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will be taking place in LA this Sunday, February 12. And without fail, The Grammys proved how ignorant they really are in regards to metal music once again when they announced the nominations for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance.” As it turns out, though, it’s not just metal that’s been screwed […]

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