Machine Head Postpone Tour

Machine Head

Oh no! While I was busy living my life late yesterday, Machine Head postponed their impending tour with Children of Bodom, Battlecross and Epica. Fucking. Weak. Seems the band can’t finish its new album. “It is with great disappointment that Machine Head must announce the postponement of our North American tour this fall. Our new […]

Don Slater’s Pork Chop Express: Travel, Sex-sationalism And The Gwar-B-Q


“You just look to the old Pork Chop Express and take his advice on a dark and stormy night, alright? When some wild-eyed eight foot tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head against a bar room wall, looks you crooked in the eyes and asks if you’ve paid your dues? […]

Battlecross Filming New Video


Battlecross are back on U.S. soil. I know this because Don Slater, the band’s bassist and one of our columnists, has been updating us on his goings-on. He’s been sick as of late, coming back from a South American tour with Killswitch Engage that included a lot of ass sightings. “Now we’re doing a music […]

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 […]