Norma Jean’s Van Jacked On Tour

Norma Jean

Norma Jean were robbed in Chicago. That’ll learn them to ever visit Chicago again. “Tonight we were robbed in Chicago. Someone broke into our van and stole a lot from us. Not sure what to think right now. Cleveland on Tuesday. See ya.” Added band vocalist Cory Brandan: “Hey guys. Thanks for the support. They […]

Terror, Goatwhore Added To New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

"Hey cookie, I dropped my pencil"

They might as well just release the entire lineup already. It’s not like the bill doesn’t already fucking rule. You think adding Terror’s going to get some kid to go, “Wait one hot fucking second! I wasn’t sold until this Terror announcement. Fuck it, I’ll go.” At this point, people are either going or not […]

Two More Bands Added To New England Metal & Hardcore Fest

Job For A Cowboy

Oh yes, folks. The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival keeps growing. Like that thing in your shorts. Keep taking those vitamins, and it’ll be a full three inches…from the GROUND! Job For A Cowboy and D.R.I. were both added to this year’s Metalfest bill. Metalfest goes down at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts, on […]

Dillinger Escape Plan, Allegaeon Tapped For New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Dillinger Escape Plan

Yup. One of the best metal festival’s in the U.S. of fucking A goes down each spring in Worcester, Massachusetts. The annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival XV revealed today that a bunch of bands have been added to the already impressive bill. Which bands? How about Allegaeon, Alpha & Omega, Born Low, MurderDeathKill […]

Mosh For Food 2 Announced

Impending Doom

That is correct, you sorry excuse for a grocer. The Nitty Gritty in Rancho Cucamonga, California, will play host September 29 to “Mosh For Food 2,” a benefit festival where the price of admission is four cans of food. That’s pretty righteous, actually. The show will serve as the first gig ever for I Am […]

Black Dahlia Murder, Nile, Killswitch Confirmed For New England Metal And Hardcore Fest

I hope I meet a girl like this at Metal Fest

Yessir — Killswitch Engage has been confirmed as the headliner of the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. It’s fitting, as the festival helped to launch the career of the Westfield, Mass., band and the festival vets went on to sign with Roadrunner Records. “Yup, trouble’s brewing,” said frontman Howard Jones in a […]

The Crimson Armada Pull Out Of Tour

Look at these clowns

Citing a “family emergency,” The Crimson Armada has pulled out of their tour with The Chariot and Vanna. Oh, bum out city. Bum out for the band, that is. I hope all is well. You never, ever want to hear that someone’s got a family emergency. The tour? Who gives a flying fuck? Vanna, The […]

Ringworm Cancel Tour

There are no words for this picture

No!!!!!!!!!!!! But, yes — it’s true. Due to circumstances beyond their control, Cleveland hardcore heavyweights Ringworm have been forced to cancel their U.S. tour. The trek was slated to kick off on October 24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Openers The Greenery are no doubt bummed the tour’s been squashed. Ringworm’s fifth album, Scars, came out on […]