Tag: Festivities

GWAR Heading to Virginia for GWAR-B-Q on August 18th

GWAR is making their way toward the state of Virginia for their 3rd Annual GWAR-B-Q at Hadad’s Water Park for the weekend of August 18th. Slave Pit spokesman Dave Brockie had this to say “We are really exciteAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!” as he unexpectedly received a battle-axe through the head delivered by Oderus Urungus, GWAR’s lead singer, who went on to …

GODHUNTER Announces Plans To Record New Album Plus New Tour Dates

Godhunter have confirmed new tour dates, including a Tucson-based metalfest. The following press release was issued by the band’s publicist: “Amidst the growing hype on their recently unleashed Wolves release and regional touring throughout the Southwest over recent months, Godhunter continue their warpath scheduling more live actions for the coming months. The band are one …

SUFFOCATION To Be Headliner for Manitoba Metalfest 2012

Suffocation has been announced as a headlining act for the 11th annual Manitoba Metalfest, set to take place at The Zoo on Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th.  Suffocation will close out the festivities on Saturday night, while Into Eternity will headline Friday’s show. Stay tuned for more information on Suffocation and the band’s 2012 full-length …

MACHINE HEAD Hosting 4 Listening Events To Celebrate Release of “Unto The Locust”

In celebration of the release of their new album, Unto The Locust, on September 27th, MACHINE HEAD will be attending four listening events in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Oakland. These events provide fans with an opportunity to celebrate the album’s release with the band and hear the acclaimed new album in its entirety, …

AMON AMARTH Streams “Sutur Rising” in It’s Entirety via Bloody Disgusting

Today, Bloody Disgusting streams AMON AMARTH’s full-length, Surtur Rising, in its entirety! Scheduled for North American release via Metal Blade on March 29, 2011, the record  marks their eighth studio album. The stream will go live at 11:59pm EST on March 25, 2011 and ends at 11:59pm EST on March 28, 2011. Noted Decibel of …

The 2011 Great Guitar Solo Spotlight

Echoing last year’s call for discussion about great guitar riffs, this year music journalist Simon Reynolds has called for odes to the riff’s slightly-uncool sibling: the guitar solo. Naturally, you’re all welcome to join the festivities. Unlike the Great Internet Riff War of 2010, it’s a bit of a struggle at first to get people …

AMON AMARTH: “Slaves Of Fear” Worldwide Track Premiere Via Decibel Magazine’s Deciblog

Johan Hegg Talks To Metal Blade TV About The Concepts Behind The Band’s Upcoming Surtur Rising Full-length Today, Decibel Magazine’s mighty Deciblog premieres “Slaves Of Fear,” the fourth track off AMON AMARTH’s eagerly anticipated new full-length Surtur Rising. Scheduled for North American release via Metal Blade on March 29, 2011, the record marks the eighth …

Toronto’s Metal and Rock Scene Helps The Homeless

Metal and hard rock bands from across Canada plus an American cousin from NYC lend their crushing sounds to help Toronto’s homeless on October 14th at the El Mocambo in support of Blankfest Toronto charity concert during this year’s 2010 Indie Week festivities. Admission to the event is a donation of a blanket or winter …

Ozzfest UK, More Details

Metal Hammer magazine has revealed more details about the U.K. edition of Ozzy Osbourne‘s travelling festival, Ozzfest, which will be held on September 18 at London’s O2 Arena. In addition to Ozzy, the main-stage lineup for the event will include KORN, MURDERDOLLS and SKINDRED. A yet-to-be-announced act will open the main-stage festivities. There will also be …

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