Skeletonwitch Frontman Leaves Band’s Tour

Skeletonwitch without Chance at St. Vitus

Last night, Skeletonwitch played a set in Brooklyn without their frontman, Chance Garnette. Chance’s brother, guitarist Nate Garnette, explained at the show’s outset that the singer had to return to Ohio “to take care of some personal” matters. There’s no word yet on what this personal issue is, or when Chance will be back with […]

Structures Announce Impending Hiatus


A band I could never get into is getting out of the music business. Toronto-based Structures has announced plans to go on hiatus at the end of the year. Before they call it a day, they will play a handful of Canadian shows with Obey The Brave, Exalt, and Villains. Says the band: “We are […]

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 […]

Battlecross, Wretched To Tour


Battlecross, Wretched, and War Of Ages will be teaming up this winter for a tour that will be appropriately called the “Winter Warriors Tour.” I will definitely be catching this tour when it rolls through my area. Battlecross are bomb. Don Slater, the band’s bassist, writes a column for us. You can check out his […]

Lord Dying Finish New Album

Lord Dying

Portland, Oregon’s own Lord Dying have wrapped the recordings for their much anticipated sophomore album and are set to embark on a West Coast tour with stoner-sludge trio Castle. The new record will be called Poisoned Altars and was recorded with Toxic Holocaust’s Joel Grind at Audiosiege Studios in Portland. The album is slated for […]

Cannabis Corpse To Headline Tour

Cannabis Corpse

That’s right, folks. Cannabis Corpse will be heading out on a headlining tour with support from Mammoth Grinder, Inanimate Existence and more this November. The trek makes the following stops: 11/28: Wilmington, NC @ Ziggy’s By The Sea
 11/29: Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn 
11/30: New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
 12/2: Dallas, TX @ Club […]

Slipknot To Tour Europe


Slipknot have announced they will be crossing the pond with their “Prepare For Hell” tour. Yup. That means Slipknot and possibly Korn (plus a band we do not acknowledge on this site any more) will be coming for you, Europe. We know Korn and that other band will be playing the U.K. dates — but […]

Mayhem, Watain Tour Confirmed


The Mayhem headlining tour with Watain and Revenge is definitely going down, folks. Dates for the North American trek were delivered to the GSA inbox this morning. They follow at the end of this post. I will definitely be catching one of these shows in January. No question. Although, I’m starting to see through Watain’s […]

Doro Pesch Plots North American Tour


I would never claim to be a fan of Doro Pesch’s music, but I am a fan of Doro Pesch’s cougar chassis. She’s a babe. Always has been. But her music literally does nothing for me. In fact, it makes my pee pee sad. My wang wilts if I hear even a single note. I […]

Cannibal Corpse Cancel Russian Show

Cannibal Corpse

Blabbermouth is reporting that Cannibal Corpse’s October 11 in Moscow (that’s in Russia) was canceled at the last minute. Why? The ever popular “technical reasons” was offered as an explanation. “Everything was fine, and all the equipment had already been set up on stage. However, a few minutes prior to the concert’s scheduled start, the […]