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Chris Carrabba is stoked for new Chamberlain music and here’s why
Chris Carrabba is stoked for new Chamberlain music and here’s why
Anybody who claims to be well-versed in emo culture knows how crucial Chamberlain are to the genre. The Indianapolis, Indiana, outfit started as Split Lip, a hardcore band with bigger musical visions than their contemporaries. Their desire to add everything from melodic singing to acoustic guitars helped build the foundation of the post-hardcore genre...
QUIZ: Which ’90s metal band are you the most like?
QUIZ: Which ’90s metal band are you the most like?
Some people claim that classic-rock juggernauts Led Zeppelin started the heavy metal genre. Other purists say that isn’t the case, and heavy metal owes everything to Black Sabbath (and Ozzy Fuckin’ Osbourne). Regardless of where you stand on the genealogy, the oft-lampooned genre hit its commercial peak in the ’90s, with albums from the Big Four moving more units than ever before and receiving amp
10 metal tracks that aren’t afraid to call out systemic racism
10 metal tracks that aren’t afraid to call out systemic racism
Heavy metal has long been a scene of tackling societal issues, and political stances are frequently taken by songwriters in the genre. While it’s undeniable that some have created issues, most notably the black-metal community’s tendency to lean into neo-Nazi ideals, countless musicians are working to confront systemic racism through their songs. Take a loo...
Death Angel’s drummer apparently met Satan and lived to tell the tale
Death Angel’s drummer apparently met Satan and lived to tell the tale
While Exodus, Testament and Death Angel were on tour earlier this year, several members of the bands and their crews contracted COVID-19 as the coronavirus pandemic was starting to catch international attention but drummer Will Carroll was hit the worst and ended up in a coma that he has now recovered from. During the time the Death Ange...
Gary Holt says he tested positive for COVID-19 but is “in the clear”
Gary Holt says he tested positive for COVID-19 but is “in the clear”
A few weeks ago, Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt revealed he was suffering from all of the symptoms of the COVID-19 coronavirus and today he's confirming he has tested positive. In a now-deleted post on his Instagram account, Holt explains that his test results came back positive while his wife Lisa tested negative. Read More: Watch Tom DeLonge par... Read More ...
Coronavirus: Concerts, tours, festivals and more cancellation tracker
Coronavirus: Concerts, tours, festivals and more cancellation tracker
The coronavirus is having a massive impact on the entertainment industry, and as the pandemic continues to grow, more events are either canceling or postponing. With every industry from music, film, sports and more being affected by the spread of the virus, we're keeping track of which events are being called off...
Sonic Temple 2020 lineup has Slipknot, BMTH, more joining Metallica
Sonic Temple 2020 lineup has Slipknot, BMTH, more joining Metallica
The second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival will return to Columbus, Ohio early next summer. The three-day music festival features an enormous array of top rock groups performing on three different stages. As previously announced, Metallica will exclusively headline all five of Danny Wimmer Presents’ hard rock festivals in 2020. Epicenter...
My Chemical Romance announce two more reunion shows—UPDATED
My Chemical Romance announce two more reunion shows—UPDATED
My Chemical Romance sent the scene into a total whirlwind less than a week ago with the announcement of their return. With one Los Angeles show selling out almost immediately, fans have been anxiously awaiting more dates. Those wishes came true as the band revealed two more shows this time outside of the states with a two-date festival stop and a one-off...
Slayer announce second leg of final North American tour
Slayer announce second leg of final North American tour
Slayer have added dates to their final North American tour, after confirming that it's their last tour "to thank their fans for all of their support over the years." Read more: Slayer guitarist Gary Holt says fans shouldn’t expect a new album With shows added due to popular demand, the band will embark on the second leg of their tour—with 20 additional dates—starting July 26. As Rolling
Slayer announce dates for final North American tour
Slayer announce dates for final North American tour
Slayer have announced the dates for their final North American tour, confirming in a statement that it's their last tour "to thank their fans for all of their support over the years." Read more: Slayer announce final world tour "After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell’s-a-breaking-loose music ever created, playing nearly 3000 concerts in all corners
Slayer announce support acts for final tour
Slayer announce support acts for final tour
Slayer have seemingly confirmed the lineup for their final tour, and it's sure to be an epic run. Read more: Slayer announce final world tour They shared an announcement this morning, saying: "Slayer to tour the world one more time…," and they confirmed on their website that their forthcoming tour will feature Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. The band released a video with
Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick talks about festivals, music technology
Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick talks about festivals, music technology
In this interview at Carolina Rebellion, Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick talks about new music technology and what it's like to play festivals. "The music equipment is better now. You hear much clearer," he says. "It's fun to play the stuff now, because we can play it as precise, and the audience can hear it with precision that wasn't around the first time around." When it c
Lamb Of God, Killswitch Engage, Testament and Huntress announce US/CAN fall tour
Lamb Of God, Killswitch Engage, Testament and Huntress announce US/CAN fall tour
Lamb Of God and Killswitch Engage are teaming up for a massive fall US/Canadian tour, featuring support from thrash legends Testament and Huntress. LOG will wrap up supporting 2012's Resolution in North America during these dates, and KSE will continue to promote their sixth studio album, 2013's Disarm The Descent. We pre ...