Byzantine, Thy Will Be Done To Tour


Byzantine, Thy Will Be Done and IKILLYA today announced the “Release to Resolve Tour,” Byzantine’s first such trek in seven years. The tour starts and ends in Byzantine’s home state of West Virginia and includes a NYC CMJ Showcase presented by Skateboard Marketing and Reverbnation. The tour features Thy Will Be Done — who Metallica’s […]

Machine Head, Children Of Bodom Dates Officially Announced

Children of Bodom

The worst kept secret in touring news is confirmed! The much-rumored fall tour featuring Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica, and Battlecross has finally been announced. Dates follow. If you didn’t already know, Don Slater of Battlecross is our newest columnist. Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn comments: “Machine Head raised the bar with concert production […]

Don Slater’s Pork Chop Express: An Introduction


GSA is thrilled to have Don Slater on board as our newest writer and columnist. Don is the talented and entertaining bassist for Battlecross, a metal band from Michigan you’ve likely heard of. If you’ve never seen the band live, change that as soon as you fucking can; trust me. Don’s column debuts today with […]

Dates Leak For Machine Head, Bodom Tour

Machine Head

Machine Head’s much-rumored tour with Children of Bodom is definitely a go. Let’s hope this leads to more video of on-stage marriage proposals involving Robb Flynn. Dates have leaked for the jaunt, called the Revolution Society Tour. The tour will also boast Epica and Battlecross. Dates are below: 10/4: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall […]

Another Machine Head, Children Of Bodom Tour Date Leaks

Children of Bodom

This fall, Machine Head and Children of Bodom will team up for the Revolution Society Tour with Epica and Battlecross. We’ve known this since May. That’s when one of the tour’s dates first leaked. A second date has now slipped out like a vagina fart. The tour will make a stop in Worcester, Massachusetts, as […]

Battlecross Touring; Working On New Album


Battlecross have plans to tour the United States on their first headlining run in quite some time. The band will be joined on its summer tour by Crimson Shadows and IKillYa. Guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala says: “We’re excited to announce our first headline run in quite a while. It’s short but sweet, and this gives us […]

Battlecross Release Slayer Cover


Battlecross are a band I didn’t give a fair shake to at first. But then I got the chance to see them live, and I realized I was being a bonehead for holding their less-than-awesome name against them for so long. I’m a big proponent of the band now, and write about them whenever I […]

Killswitch Engage To Headline Dirt Fest

Killswitch Engage

The lineup for the Dirt Fest 2014 has been announced, and follows below. Our pals in Killswitch Engage will headline the whole damn thing. They basically booked a shit ton of bands to play the event. The Dirt Fest goes down August 9 at the Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, Michigan. Here’s the […]

Machine Head, Children Of Bodom Tour Happening?

Machine Head

During Slayer’s recent shows, street teamers have been passing out flyers claiming another tour will be going down this fall. It will involved Machine Head, Children Of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross, a band who I used to dislike for its name but now love after seeing them live. They’ll all be heading out this October, […]

Battlecross Release Live Videos


I’ll admit it. At first, I wasn’t too high on Battlecross. I thought they were kind of lame, to be frank. But I was wrong. I realized I was wrong at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. When I saw Battlecross perform. They won me over, man — with their stage show, with their […]