Metal Allegiance ShipRocked Roster Grows


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


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

Fine Fecal Bagel Brunch

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


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


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

Faith No More

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 […]

Armored Saint Working On New Album

John Bush

The new year will see a new album from Armored Saint. The Veteran Los Angeles metal act has inked a new deal with Metal Blade Records. “We have been with Metal Blade for the last three records now,” Armored Saint singer John Bush said during an appearance on the inaugural episde of the “Inside Metal” […]

Anthrax, Volbeat To Tour


I guess there’s no hard feelings between Anthrax and ex member Rob Caggiano. Anthrax and Volbeat will be touring this spring in the states and Canada. Crobot will also be playing. A pre-sale goes live on October 29 at 10 a.m. local time in all markets, and can be accessed the bands’ websites. On Halloween, […]

Mastodon, Testament Members Sign On For Metal Allegiance


After a critically acclaimed premiere on the inaugural voyage of Motörhead’s Motörboat alongside their recent addition as a co-headliner on Shiprocked 2015, Metal Allegiance will be bringing their musical crusade stateside on January 21, 2015, at the House of Blues in Anaheim, California. A collection of heavy music’s finest musicians will be reuniting for an […]