While I attend local shows very often, it’s rare that I go to a show in which all of the openers are fantastic. I went to see an Iron Maiden tribute show last week, and due to my compulsive punctuality, I arrived in time to see every second of every band. It was [...]
Ladies and gentlemen, I have some alarming news for you. While browsing DarkLyrics.com, I discovered a terrifying fact: that approximately 100% of metal songs made in the ’80s are about rape. That percentage might seem high, but I assure you it is only mildly exaggerated. Whereas nowadays bands who write songs about rape tend to [...]
Devilhaus is interesting — despite the fact that they don’t appear to consider themselves metal (they describe themselves as punk, rockabilly, and rock), they are CLEARLY holding down the doom/trad fort here in New York City. They [...]
Anthrax, who will be performing at this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival were presented with the option to play either the main stage or the festival’s Jagermeister Stage. The band decided that headlining a special set on the Jagermeister Stage would be the way to go. Charlie Benante said of the upcoming shows:
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys passed away today at the age of 47. Yauch who went by the stage name MCA as well as Nathanial Hörnblowér formed the Beastie Boys with friends Michael Diamond (Mike D) and Adam Horowitz (Ad-Roc).
Lacuna Coil has launched the second in a series of six teaser videos, all of which offer fans additional insight on their upcoming album Dark Adrenaline. Their sixth full-length studio album will be released to the American masses on January 24th, just two days before the Italian gothic [...]
Ringing in the New Year in my awesome Hypoxia shirt at Duff’s Brooklyn.
You’ve heard it all before — “I resolve to lose those last 10 pounds,” “I resolve to eat right,” “I resolve to be kind to my fellow man,” and so on and so forth. Well, I started [...]