Tag: Milestone

BRUTAL GWAR B-Q & BREW w/ ODERUS URUNGUS ANNOUNCED FOR AUGUST 3rd IN TAMPA, FL

  Everyone’s favorite alien overlord and lead-throat thing of GWAR, Oderus Urungus, will take a brief break from his arctic slumber to get “fucked up with the fans” for the debut of the “GWAR-B-Q Beer”.  The beer was created from a recipe by Rob Chalmers especially for the upcoming GWAR-B-Q (August 17th in Richmond,VA).  But …

ULI JON ROTH Celebrating 40th Anniversary of THE SCORPIONS with North American Tour

Uli Jon Roth will be celebrating his 40th anniversary of joining The Scorpions by embarking on a North American tour. His shows will feature an entire set of Scorpions material as well as selections from his extensive solo catalog. Every show on the tour will be recorded for a live album documenting this amazing milestone in ULI’s career. …

DIABOLICAL To Enter Studio For New Album in June

Diabolical are set to enter the studio to record their as-of-yet untitled fifth album. The band has already started pre-production and will begin recording in June. “We have more than enough material written and pre-produced already, and we are confident that this album will be a milestone for Diabolical as a band and for Metal …

HAMMERFALL’s New Album Debuts on Billboard Charts

Swedish heavy metallers HAMMERFALL have reached another important milestone in their career! Clinching the highest first-week sales of their career in excess of 1,700 units, their new album, Infected, has debuted on the following three American Billboard charts: #16 Heatseekers chart; #33 Current Hard Music albums; #51 Top Hard Music albums. HAMMERFALL guitarist and founding …

POLKADOT CADAVER to Release “Sex Offender” May 10, 2011

Adhering to the “All Killer, No Filler” philosophy of record making, Polkadot Cadaver stands up in an industry of mediocrity to offer something special to the lucky few who choose to listen. PDot began in 2007 by former Dog Fashion Disco members, Todd Smith and Jasan Stepp and was originally thought of as a studio …

RIVAL SONS Sell Out Debut UK Show in Advance

Californian blues-rockers RIVAL SONS have sold out their first ever UK show, which takes place tomorrow – Saturday, 12th February – at the Barfly in London. RIVAL SONS were hotly tipped by Classic Rock magazine as “ones to watch” in 2011 and have already played with the likes of AC/DC, as well as recently performing …

DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER – Russian tour confirmed!

The highly anticipated new APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER album “Moral & Wahnsinn” (Nuclear Blast Records) will finally hit the street on February 25th, 2011. The initial reviews from the rock press have been particularly favorable and prove once and for all that “Moral & Wahnsinn” will become a new milestone in the APOKALYPTISCHEN REITERs long-standing history. Preparations …

SLIPKNOT: “(sic)nesses” DVD is Another Major Milestone

SLIPKNOT’s (sic)nesses DVD, which captures the band’s June 2009 performance in front of 80,000 maniacal fans at the storied Download Festival in the UK, debuted at #1 on the Billboard DVD chart. Slipknot’s M. Shawn Crahan (Clown), who is the architect of (sic)nesses, said. “(sic)nesses was one of the single hardest pieces of art for …

Ozzy Osbourne Covers John Lennon For 70th Milestone

John Lennon would have been 70 this week, and who better to honor his legacy in song than … Ozzy Osbourne? Yes, Ozzy Osbourne. The Black Sabbath heavy-metal king has made a cover of Lennon’s “How,” available Tuesday on iTunes to benefit Amnesty International. Osbourne says Lennon was a “driving force for humanity.” He also …

Heavy Metal turns 40 Today

June 1 marks the 40th anniversary of BLACK SABBATH’’s self-titled first album, a work that, arguably, did more than any other to cement this revolutionary new approach to heavy metal. The New York Daily News is also focusing on expanding their heavy metal section, and has inked up a showcase piece on today’s milestone. Go …

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