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Led Zeppelin reunion show to be released on DVD and CD?

Posted by Metal Dude on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 8:43 PM (PST)

According to a report on Blabbermouth, Led Zeppelin‘s legendary reunion performance at the Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert at London’s O2 Arena in December 2007 will finally be released on DVD and CD in November. The source is also reporting that the set will consist of a double DVD accompanied by two CDs.

The reunion show was notable for being one of Led Zeppelin’s shows with Jason Bonham filling in for his late father John on drums.

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The record label that has brought you such awesomeness as Gwar, Amon Amarth, Cannibal Corpse, and of course the Goo-Goo Dolls, is hosting a free show to celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary.  The event is being held Saturday September 15, 2012 at The Glass House in Pomona, CA and basically you need to RSVP for the event by clicking here, and then you need to make sure to get there super early since admission is limited to capacity.  If you make it in you’ll get to see Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation, Battlecross, Gypsyhawk, and Pilgrim for the awesome price of free.

It’s been a long road for Metal Blade and a lot of their sucess has been attributed to working with just about any band that they like, no matter what they sound like.  Founder Brian Slagel has been quoted as saying:

“To this day if I really like a band and if the staff really like it then no matter what they sound like we want to work with them, I’ve always liked a wide variety of sounds in metal, which I think is reflected in our roster, and I’ve never gotten into trying to sign a lot of bands that sound the same. I would personally rather find something that nobody else has heard of before, something that’s really different from what’s going on, and put that out.”

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Hour of 13 confirms Roadburn Festival 2013

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 1:51 PM (PST)

Ready to start planning your trip to the Netherlands for 2013 yet? Hour of 13 has confirmed that they will be playing the Roadburn Festival in 2013. The festival will be held at the  Het Patronaat in Tilburg from April 18th to April 21st, 2013. The band will be playing day one of the festival.

To see comments guitarist Chad Davis had to make click here.

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Live HD Video: Suicidal Tendencies in Slovenia (July 12, 2012)

Posted by Johnny X on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 4:35 PM (PST)

Last Thursday (July 12.2012) punk/metal crossover legends Suicidal Tendencies played a show at KC Mostovna, Nova Gorica in Slovenia. You can check out a 20min HD video of the show here.

Suicidal Tendencies’ last studio album was released back in 2000, though they reportedly have three albums in the can and ready for release.

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Wacken Open Air organizers announce first ever European heavy metal cruise

Posted by SeanB on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7:15 AM (PST)

First things first, this sounds amazing and even though I’m going to Wacken again this year, I’m already jealous of anyone that gets to go on this.  Not many details have been released, but wow is this going to be cool.  It’s going to be a 7 day affair with more than 20 bands and all sorts of other perks.  The ship will be stopping in a few different ports and you’ll be able to book all sorts of extra activities for when it does.  PLUS, food and drinks will be included in the ticket price!  There will also be things like meet-and-greets, metal karaoke, movie nights, metal comedy, workshops for musicians and much more.

No bands have been announced as of yet, but we’ll be sure to let you know as soon as any info becomes available.  Also, if anyone wants to buy me a ticket or give me money for one I’ll be accepting donations starting now.

Exumer to play Rock Hard Festival in Europe this September

Posted by metalrocker on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:05 PM (PST)

German thrashers Exumer have been confirmed to appear at this year’s Rock Hard Festival in Milan, Italy, on September 15, 2012. Alongside them will be Danish thrashers Artillery, who have just come off the co-headlining “South American Damnation” tour with Exumer through Argentina, Chile and Brazil.

Vocalist Mem V. Stein commented:

“Our ‘South American Damnation’ tour was such a success for both bands, us and Artillery, that we did not hesitate to ask our management to replicate the package for Europe. This means that we have to put our North American dates, which were planned for the fall, on hold until spring 2013. There were no alternate time frames to bring both bands back out on the road and we didn’t want to risk losing the opportunity altogether to bring the package to Europe.”

Exumer’s latest album Fire & Damnation was released April 6th in Europe and April 10th in North America through Metal Blade Records.

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Rockstar Uproar Festival details released

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 1:19 PM (PST)

The 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival has announced details including, a confirmed list of dates, venues, cities, and bands playing. The tour will run from August 26th through October 15th.

The bands playing the main stage are as follows:




Papa Roach

Adelitas Way

To see the rest of the bands playing Uproar 2012 and a full list of venues, cities, and dates click here.

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Slipknot announces Knotfest 2012

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 1:34 PM (PST)

Slipknot logo Slipknot has come back into the lime light full swing with the announcement that they would be headlining the Rockstar Mayhem Festival this summer, now, they have taken that light and ran with it.

Slipknot has just announced Knotfest which will take place in Iowa at the Mid America Motorplex on August 17th and will be taking Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, Wisconsin hostage on August 18th.

Bands joining the Knotfest bill include Deftones, Lamb of God, Dethklok, and Serj Tankian. Many others will be be playing each day, as the second stage is to have a different line up each day.

Tickets for Knotfest go on sale June 8th.

For more information on Knotfest click here.

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Savage Messiah confirms Bloodstock Festival

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:04 PM (PST)

As if the line up for the U.K.’s Bloodstock Festival couldn’t get any better….Savage Messiah has now been confirmed as one of the acts on the bill. The festival will be held at Catton Hall in Derbyshire and will run from August 9th until August 12th.

The band will be performing on the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, August 10th. Playing the same day will be Behemoth, Alice Cooper, Testament, Evile, and many other heavy hitters.

To see comments from David Silver click here.

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Rivals Sons confirm shows with Guns N’ Roses

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 12:26 PM (PST)

Rivals Sons have confirmed that they will be the main support act for Guns N’ Roses for two shows in Europe this coming summer.

The band will be opening for Guns N’ Roses on June 4th at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and then at the Warsteiner Hockey Park in Mönchengladbach, Germany on June 8th.

Rival Sons guitarist Scott Holiday had these comments to make:

“What a great, great opportunity to get these shows supporting Guns N’ Roses! Germany has been great to us, and this will only help us reach out to so many more people over there. As far as Guns goes… I remember the first time those guys were ever on MTV, me and my best mate were watching. A total shock to the system, and to me and my friends’ lives. We were really young little dudes, but we already loved our rock ‘n’ roll, and Guns just reeked of reality and grit… I mean they were literally very dirty. And we LOVED it. They ushered in a lot more ‘real’ and dirtiness to a scene that had become way too fruity-pants. As a wee guitar-playing lad, I couldn’t get enough of Appetite For Destruction and Lies. Ready to see and hear some of those first tunes played live!”

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GWAR-B-Q 2012 is on!

Posted by SeanB on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 8:14 AM (PST)

Scumdogs of the universe GWAR have released a statement through Slave Pit’s P.R. person David Brockie and it looks like GWAR-B-Q 2012 will be held this summer.

So far all we know is that it will be on August 18, 2012 and in Richmond, VA and more details are promised soon.

Click here to read the official statement with all the lack of details.

Allegaeon to headline 2012 Bay Area Metal Festival

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 3:02 PM (PST)

Allegaeon has announced that they will be headlining the Bay Area Music Festival. The festival is to be held in Oakland, California on July 28th.

Organizers of the festival had this to say:

“We are proud to announce that we have confirmed Colorado based ALLEGAEON as our Bay Area Metal Festival 2012 headliner. ALLEGAEON will be at the helm of a 17 band line up filled with bands from around the world. We are excited to bring such a talented act back to the Bay Area and couldn’t think of a better way to finalize an already solid line up.”

For more information on the festival, including tickets, line up, and more click here.

Allegaeon is releasing their new album Formshifter on May 8th.

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Cerebral Bore to headline Extreme Gorefest in Venezuela

Posted by jrod1209 on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM (PST)

Scottish death metal group Cerebral Bore will be headlining the Extreme Gorefest in Venezuela this summer.

The open air festival takes place on June 16th.

Cerebral Bore guitarist Paul McGuire comments:

“The Extreme Gorefest show in Venezuela will be our first experience of the South American underground scene, which is notoriously reputed as being one of the most dedicated and frankly mental in the world. Being asked to headline is also a great honour for us, and we fully intend to make a serious impact with this opportunity before returning at some point in the not-too-distant future for a full South American tour.”

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Rival Sons to play on the historic Queen Mary ship tomorrow

Posted by jrod1209 on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 1:58 PM (PST)

Californian hard rockers Rival Sons are set to play a show tomorrow night – Saturday, April 28th – aboard the historic ship, the Queen Mary in there hometown of Long Beach, CA.

The band will be headlining “Rock the Queen”, a special one-night only rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza on one of the most famous ocean liners in history since it’s retirement from service in 1967.

Rival Sons frontman Jay Buchanan comments:

“It feels like we’ve been everywhere but home in this last year, so it’s nice to come back to where it all started. Looking forward to playing for the hometown again.”

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The Black Dahlia Murder confirms Orion Fest 2012

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM (PST)

The Black Dahlia Murder has been confirmed for the Orion Music and More Festival in June. The Orion Festival is Metallica’s spin on music festivals and will be the first of it’s kind. The festival is scheduled for June 23rd and June 24th at Baddon Field in Atlantic City, NJ. The Black Dahlia Murder is scheduled to play the festival on Sunday.

The band will be playing on the “Damage Inc.” Stage which is will be home to some of the heavier bands on the bill, including Suicidal Tendencies, Torche, Thy Will Be Done, and more.

Vocalist Trevor Strnad had these comments:

“We are truly honored to be considered for the lineup of the first ever Orion festival. Metallica is one of the bands biggest influences…to say we are excited would be a major understatement. We will do our best to crush Atlantic City in their honor… Hails!”

Metallica will be headlining both nights of the festival and will be playing Ride the Lightning in it’s entirety on Saturday night and The Black Album in it’s entirety on Sunday night in honor of it’s 20th anniversary.

For more information regarding the festival, including tickets, full line up, and the special events linked to the festival click here.

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