People Allegedly Scalded During Antemasque Gig

Some dude's arm was burned

Antemasque, the band boasting Mars Volta members Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, may be in hot water after playing a show in New Zealand. A member of the band’s alleged to have thrown a tea kettle of boiling water into the audience during a gig on Tuesday. Frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala is alleged to have thrown […]

Killer Be Killed To Play More Shows Later In The Year

Killer Be Killed

So far, Australia’s the only continent on which Killer Be Killed, the heavy metal supergroup, has performed for live audiences. But Killer Be Killed could be playing more shows this fall, according to Greg Puciato from Dillinger Escape Plan. The band also boasts members of Soulfly and Mastodon. According to this article, Puciato said those […]

Broad Tried Defacing Exhibited Cradle Of Filth Shirt


Reports claim a woman tried to ruin the Cradle of Filth shirt that is being displayed as part of an exhibition in New Zealand. The woman tried to spraypaint the shirt, officials said. The Cradle T-shirt, which shows a nun masturbating with a cross with the words “Jesus Is A Cunt” emblazoned on the back, […]

Cradle Of Filth Shirt Part Of New Zealand Exhibition

Who are these guys who dress like Jesus and go to festivals?

That infamous T-shirt Cradle of Filth is perhaps best known for at this point will be on display as part of an exhibition in New Zealand that starts this Saturday. The Cradle of Filth shirt, featuring a nun on the front masturbating with a crucifix, and the phrase “Jesus Is A Cunt” on the back, […]

Whitechapel Pull Out Of Soundwave Festival


It’s true, people. Whitechapel will not be making the trek to New Zealand and Australia this month, as previously planned. Nope. They’ve backed out of those Soundwave festival shows and all of the dates they had lined up. The reason? One of the band’s members is dealing with the death of immediate family member. That […]

Behemoth, Hour Of Penance To Tour Australia


You know what’s the best? Applying for jobs, and never, ever fucking hearing back. No email to let you know you were considered, and passed over. No acknowledgement they’ve received your resume. Yes, I have a job. This site is not my job — it is my hobby, if anything. But while I am employed, […]

Lamb Of God Playing New Zealand

Lamb Of God

That’s right, New Zealand. Lamb of God is coming to your little patch of Earth this September, and they are going to fuck your shit way the fuck up, metaphorically speaking. That’s because Lamb of God are back, with a renewed vigor not seen by many. After that bullshit trial, this band’s hungry to get […]

Ulcerate Book Studio Time


Fuck! Yes! In late 2011, Ulcerate signed a deal with Relapse Records. This week, the death metal band from New Zealand will enter hometown MCA Studios to harness their anticipated fourth LP. “After almost exactly twelve months of exhaustive work we are now in the final stages of preparation for our fourth album,” says drummer […]

Let’s Just Forget About The New Tool Album Already


Because it isn’t coming. Not for a fucking while, anyways. Maynard James Keenan recently told a Chilean radio station earlier this month that the band would not release a new album in 2013; days later, drummer Danny Carey told a New Zealand station that a new CD would arrive “sometime this year.” Clearly, someone’s fibbing. […]

Tool Playing New Zealand, Australian Shows; Drummer Talks Next LP


That’s right, folks. Tool may not be releasing a record this year, but they have announced a bunch of shows for Australia and New Zealand for this May. Here’s the press release, which makes me think new tool is actually coming. “Don’t miss the multi-sensory experience that is a performance by groundbreaking musicians Tool. With […]