Slayer, Queensrÿche Playing Rocklahoma

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More than 600,000 fans attended last year’s Rocklahoma, which is held annually in — you guessed it! — Oklahoma. Will you be one of the thousands who attend this year? Oh, how I wonder. The lineup for this year’s Rocklahoma — to be staged at the “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor from May […]

Motor Sister To Release Metal Blade Debut

Motor Sister

So, this is an interesting story. A while back, for one of Scott Ian’s birthdays, he and his wife Pearl Aday hosted a jam session boasting John Tempesta of The Cult, Armored Saint bassist Joey Vera, and Mother Superior’s Jim Wilson and Daniel Lanois. Scott is a big fan of Mother Superior, and the gig […]

Quicksand Tour Doc Streaming Online

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Man, do I miss the 1990s. It was a great decade for me. I went to high school and college during the ‘90s, so not only was I in tip top shape, I was nailing top notch fotch like there was no tomorrow. For me, it was a decade of amazing firsts, with experiences I […]

Metal Allegiance ShipRocked Roster Grows

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More names have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Metal Allegiance sets during the 2015 ShipRocked Cruise. New to the list of performers are Mastodon bassist and vocalist Troy Sanders, Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown and Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick. They join previously named Metal Allegiance participants like Phil Anselmo, Anthrax’s Scott […]

Anthrax Releasing Own Brand Of Bourbon

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Well, why the fuck not? There are bands with their own beers and wines. Why shouldn’t Anthrax be able to sell its own bourbon? Called “Indians,” the booze is produced through a partnership with Jefferson’s Bourbon, the Kentucky-based company that produces special, limited edition “small batch” whiskeys by blending a variety of aged bourbons and […]

Northern Invasion Fest Announces Lineup

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Slipknot will be headlining a new, one-day festival that will be happening this May in Wisconsin. The Northern Invasion festival has also roped in the feeble likes of Five Finger Death Punch for their inauguration. Anthrax is playing, which is kind of cool, I guess. The fest will happen May 9 at the Somerset Amphitheater […]

Mastodon, Slipknot Nominated For Grammys

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Not that they matter, at all, but the Grammy Awards will be happening once again in 2015, with the illustrious likes of who gives a fuck and what’s her slut performing on stage and being celebrated by the struggling industry. What you won’t see televised when the Grammys air live from the Staples Center in […]

Rock On The Range Lineup Announced

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The lineup for the 2015 installment of Rock On The Range has been announced, and I’d say there are a couple of true standouts in the mix. But for the most part, the lineup blows hard. Like your sister. But it’s what we’ve come to expect from the festival’s organizers. And your sister. Rock On […]

Faith No More, Slipknot Sign On For Hellfest

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Some of the bands booked for next year’s Hellfest have been confirmed. Basically, everyone is playing. But I am most interested in Faith No More’s playing the festival, which goes down in Clisson, France, and will happen between June 19 and June 21. Slipknot and Judas Priest are also playing, as are Lamb of God, […]

Scott Ian Back On “The Walking Dead”

Scott Ian, being transformed

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian will be making a cameo in the second half of the current and fifth season of AMC’s zombie apocalypse drama “The Walking Dead.” Ian’s latest transformation into a zombie was documented for the latest episode of Ian’s horror FX show for Nerdist, “Scott Ian’s Bloodworks.” Ian previously appeared in a “Walking […]