Metallica Book First Chinese Gig


Get your underage prostitutes ready, China! Metallica is coming! But not for your underage hookers. Nope, they’re coming to make money. The band will perform in China for the first time on August 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. Tickets go on sale on June 7 at 10:00 a.m. local time. “It is so […]

Chinese Dissident Artist To Release Metal Album

Ai Weiwei

That’s just what we need. While I appreciate and support the courage of Ai Weiwei, we don’t need a metal record from the Chinese dissident and countercultural artist. But Reuters reports it’s happening anyways. It will be called Divina Commedia, after the poem by Italian poet Dante.

Cradle Of Filth Frontman Whines About Visa Problems

Dani Filth

Whaaaaaaaa! Dani Filth is a sad little man who is still apologizing for the cancellation of Cradle of Filth’s tour with The Faceless, Decapitated and The Agonist. “Visa issues” kept the band from leaping the lake. “The week we were due to receive our US performance visas truly was one of the worst weeks of […]

Cradle Of Filth Banned In China

Cradle of Filth

Yup. Cradle of Filth have been banned in China. I wish other governments would follow suit. “Unfortunately, at this time, the cultural section of the Chinese government have decided that Cradle of Filth are unsuitable to play in mainland China and so we are currently banned from playing there,” the band boasted online. “Therefore, the […]

Gun Shy Assassin Presents Adler Chatter With Chris Adler

Adler Chatter with Chris Adler

For more than a year now, Gun Shy Assassin has brought you a series of intimate interviews with Chris Adler, the punishing drummer for Lamb of God. That series continues, even now that the new record is in stores. It’s a GSA exclusive, and it’s awesome, baby! So…did you get the record yet? I did […]