The Red Chord Books Massachusetts Show

The poster for the gig is phat

They’ve been on hiatus for a bit now, but the Red Chord are seemingly resurfacing and that, my friends, is good news. After first booking a show in Japan, the reunited band have just announced they will be performing at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts — a stellar venue — with Despised Icon on December […]

Despised Icon Touring In December

Despised Icon

After a brief stint of reunion shows this past summer, Despised Icon will returning to the road this winter for some North American shows. Says band vocalist Alex Erian: “Cheers to everyone that came out to our reunion shows this summer. The response was overwhelming. It felt just like in the good old days. We […]

Anselmo Says Superjoint Ritual Reunion A “One-Off”

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Yeah. That’s what he’s saying now, because he is trying to sell tickets to his Housecore Horror Film Festival in Austin, after all. But let’s be honest: If the demand for more shows is great enough, you know there’s going to be some sort of Superjoint Ritual reunion tour happening. You watch. Not that I’m […]

Early Misery Signals Lineup Reunites…Again

Of Malice and the Something Heart

Earlier this year, an earlier version of Misery Signals reunited — the band’s Of Malice And The Magnum Heart lineup, that is. They played a bunch of shows and a bunch of kids attended, and peed themselves with excitement, it seems. Now, that same lineup’s getting back together for a West Coast gig. The Glasshouse […]

Audioslave Members Reunite On Stage

"As if we'd do another record..."

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell and his greasy locks made a guest appearance Friday night during a performance by his former Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello. Morello, also the guitarist for Rage Against The Machine, performed a special show at the El Corazon in Seattle. Morello’s acoustic set was part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, […]

Nick Oliveri To Rejoin QOTSA For Halloween Show

Queens of the Stone Age

His return won’t last longer than six songs, but ex-Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri — who is soon releasing a solo album I’ve yet to listen to — will rejoin his former band for a six-song encore set during their Halloween show at The Forum in Los Angeles, Calfornia. Nick tells NME.com: […]

Coal Chamber Album In Pre-Production

Coal Chamber

The reunited Coal Chamber have entered the pre-production phase for their impending comeback LP. The band’s working on the album in Los Angeles, California, at the moment. A total of 17 tracks has been written for the disc so far, which the band will start tracking with producer Mark Lewis in the not-so-distant future. Lewis […]

Lamb Of God’s Blythe Joins Samhain In Chi-Town

Randy Blythe

Wanna see something wicked cool that has some pretty shitty audio? Then proceed to the end of this post, where thou shall find a video from Samhain’s performance last night at the Riot Fest in Chicago. Randy Blythe of Lamb of God was in the house, and joined the band on the track “All Hell,” […]

Fantômas To Play ‘Director’s Cut’ In Chile

Fantômas

How awesome. Fantômas are not only playing a show in Chile, but they’re playing one of my favorite Fantômas albums. According to drummer Dave Lombardo, Fantômas’ upcoming live return will be see them play The Director’s Cut in full. That album came out in 2001 and follows below, for the uninitiated. Fantômas reunite for the […]

The Red Chord Revived?

The Red Chord

We’ve heard basically nothing about the Red Chord ever since frontman Guy Kozowyk signed on for a job as a police officer in New England. To be honest, I thought they were on hiatus. But yesterday, the Red Chord announced they’d be playing a show in November. In Japan. At the Pump Up The Volume […]