Tag Archives: The Word Alive

Metal By Numbers 5/23: Sevendust see sales

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s just one big week of debuts after another, and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping anytime soon. At The Gates and Five Finger Death Punch released albums last Friday among others, this week […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Alice In Chains, Slayer, Deftones among those playing Houston Open Air

Posted by on May 16, 2016

There was a time when many of us in America looked at Europe with envy for having hundreds of festivals during summer, while we got almost no tours as most good bands were booked to play there. Now that seems to be vanishing, as the land of the free has stepped up its game by hosting […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Warped Tour’s Monster Energy Party Zone will be all heavy

Posted by on March 24, 2016

If there’s one thing that’s slightly annoying about the Vans Warped Tour (we know, there’s more than one thing), it’s that the non-stop barrage of bands and a schedule that changes every day will find you running from one side of the tour to the other to see bands you want to check out. This […]

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Vans Warped Tour lineup leaked [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 21, 2016

According to a leaked admat for the August 9th Las Vegas stop of this year’s Vans Warped Tour, the lineup has been revealed, and amid a handful of heritage bands like Less Than Jake, Yellowcard and New Found Glory, there are some metal names to be found as well. Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 18th – Architect of Fortune

Posted by on March 18, 2016

March has yielded several high-profile releases for the metal community, which is only appropriate with the “March is Metal Month” promotion going on at most music retailers. And with April and Record Store Day on the horizon, there is still more to get excited about in the coming weeks. Even on weeks such as this, […]

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The Word Alive’s tour manager allegedly jumped by Florida band

Posted by on March 17, 2016

According to reports from the band, The Word Alive’s tour manager was beaten up by a local band called Rainey’s Revenge during their recent show at the Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola, FL. The band’s singer posted the following on their Twitter about the incident: “The band RAINEYS REVENGE jumped our tour manager before we played […]

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The Devil Wears Prada return to old label for new EP, announce tour dates

Posted by on March 17, 2015

The Devil Wears Prada’s North American spring tour with Born Of Osiris, The Word Alive, and Secrets started this week. On this tour, the Dayton, OH band would be performing their 2010 concept EP Zombie in its entirety each night, in honor of its tenth anniversary. Today, they’ve announced a second leg of the tour with support […]

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Chelsea Grin take aim at Bill Cosby with new shirt

Posted by on March 4, 2015

Last year Chelsea Grin put out a shirt poking fun at Kim Jong-Un, the dictator of North Korea. He was in the news quite a bit because of the Sony hacking scandal surrounding the release of the Seth Rogen and James Franco movie, The Interview. Well, the band has returned with a new shirt, and this time the target […]

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