Mike Portnoy Wouldn’t Bet On Dream Theater Return

Mike Portnoy

At this point, I’m sure Mike Portnoy would rather just forget Dream Theater and his past involvement with it. I mean, this happened recently, and that incident sort of speaks volumes. But everyone who sits down to interview the dude has to bring Dream Theater up, right? Even dudes who should know better, like Tesseract’s […]

Vinnie Paul Bashes “Selfish” Pantera Reunion Talk


I’ve said it time and time again: Everyone just needs to leave Vinnie Paul the fuck alone when it comes to reuniting Pantera, because dude’s clearly not ready. Asked by Germany’s EMP Rock Invasion why he thinks people keep asking him (which was another way of asking him, let’s be honest), the former Pantera and […]

Superjoint Ritual Reunion Confirmed

Superjoint Ritual

Phil Anselmo, the former frontman for Pantera and Down’s current leader, says his Superjoint Ritual project will reunite for an appearance at this year’s edition of the Housecore Horror Film Festival. That goes down in Austin, Texas, from October 23 through October 26 at Emo’s. For legal reasons, the band will perform at the event […]

Haste The Day Return With A Crowdfunding Campaign

What I imagine is all of the dudes who've ever been in Haste The Day

Haste The Day have announced on this day that they will be returning one day, with a crowdfunded new album in tow. The group will be utilizing a revised lineup that spans their career for the effort, according to ThePRP. Here’s how it’s looking: Vocals – Stephen Keech
 Harsh Vocals – Jimmy Ryan
 Guitars/Clean Vocals […]

The Blood Brothers Book More Reunion Gigs

The Blood Brothers

Yes! There’s finally a New York show. In fact, there’s TWO! Yes, people — I am a fan of the Blood Brothers, and I don’t think there’s any shame in that. The Blood Brothers have been booking some reunion shows, and added a bunch to their schedule this week. Here’s the latest on when and […]

2015 Wacken Open Air Sells Out In Record Time

In Flames

The 25th-anniversary edition of Wacken Open Air literally ended 36 hours ago — and already, the promoters have confirmed that next year’s installment of the annual metal festival has sold out. Yes, the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival is already fucking sold out. Damn. You Germans love your metal. This is the tenth year in […]

Savatage Announce 2015 Reunion Gig


Classic American metal outfit Savatage will reform next year for an exclusive European appearance at the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival. Not sure where you stand on this band, but they were rather influential. On a ton of bands you probably like. So there. The band’s been inactive since 2002. Next year’s Wacken Open Air […]

God Dethroned Reuniting For Metal Cruise

God Dethroned

It’s been two years since they played their farewell performance on board 70000 Tons of Metal cruise. Now, the band’s announced its return at the 2015 installment of the metal cruise. Says frontman Henri Sattler: “In early 2011, I was facing two options: one was to announce a break, and the other option was to […]

Daughters Planning New Record?


I happen to loves me some Daughters, so you best believe I was popping a rod late last night when I saw the band’s maybe got a new record in the works, possibly. It seems the band was “Listening to some new demos” yesterday. This Facebook post tells me so. That, I would presume, means […]

Drowningman Reunites, Books Three Shows


I am not sure how extended this reunion will be, or whether it’s permanent or what, but I’m excited to reveal that Drowningman’s gotten back together for a trio of shows. They’ll be the band’s first in more than 10 years, basically. I’m amped. One’s in Brooklyn, and I was always a fan of Drowningman, […]