Tag: New Bands

GWAR-B-Q Ticket Info Announced – On Sale June 6th!

Special Reunion Performance of X-Cops Confirmed!!! New Bands Added! Antarctic rock-gods GWAR have finally announced the ticket info for this year’s GWAR-B -Q. located at Hadad’s Water Park in Richmond, VA.  This year sees the event entering its fourth consecutive year while offering its most bone-crushing line-up yet, setting the stage for what will certainly …

OPETH / MASTODON Co-Headline Heritage Hunter Tour

Opeth and Mastodon will be embarking on a co-headline tour this spring, which kicks off April 4 in Portland, Maine and runs through May 12 in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s the first time these two titans of progressive and forward-thinking hard rock have hit the road together and it’s going to be one for the ages. …

Trivium’s MATT HEAFY Thanks the Music Industry for Big, Fat Royalty Check

On Dec. 27, Matt Heafy tweeted: “Dear state of the music industry, Thanks a heap for this massive royalty check” with a picture of a check displaying that he is owed a whopping $1.31 (see below). That’s right all you up-n-coming rockstars out there.  It’s not about the money! Matt’s stated that metal is in …

VOTE For Your Favorite Unsigned/New Music Band at 5th PURE RAWK AWARDS!

The 5th Pure Rawk Awards is upon us and will feature some brand new awards specifically designed to salute the grassroots level of unsigned and new music. The Pure Rawk Awards 2012 initial voting is now open! Vote at: www.purerawk.com/awards This voting is the initial stage whereby you can cast an open vote in each …

KIRK WINDSTEIN: PHILIP ANSELMO Is ‘The Best Singer Out There Today’

Jenna Williams (a.k.a. “The Scream Queen”) of TheScreamQueen.com conducted an interview with Kirk Windstein of KINGDOM OF SORROW, CROWBAR and DOWN at the seventh show of this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on July 17 in Englewood, Colorado. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. TheScreamQueen.com: For your next album with KINGDOM …

MIKE PORTNOY and JOHN SYKES Form New Power Trio

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has partnered with Thin Lizzy guitarist/vocalist John Sykes and an as-yet-undisclosed bassist in a new power trio. The project has demoed 12 songs so far at a Los Angeles studio, with Portnoy describing one track as “copping the Zeppelin/Sabbath vibe” and another as “Pink Floyd meets Deep Purple!!! Some …

METAL BLADE RECORDS News & Tour Update

House of Blues Entertainment, Decibel Magazine, Metal Blade Records, IndieMerch, and Red/’stache Media team up for Metal, Arise! Tour House of Blues Entertainment, Decibel Magazine, Metal Blade Records, IndieMerch and RED/’stache Media have joined forces to present the first ever Metal, Arise! Tour for developing metal artists, it was announced by Kelly Kapp, vice president, …

Third Annual BATTLE OF THE BANDS Accepting Submissions

Briggs and Stratton Corporation have started accepting your submissions for its third annual Battle of the Bands competition. The band that wins will perform on Saturday, July 2 on the Briggs and Stratton Big Back Yard stage at Summerfest. “We are very excited about this year’s Briggs & Stratton Battle of the Bands and all …

Metalunderground.com’s Best of 2010 Awards Announced

by deathbringer of Metal Underground Children of Bodom The Grammys have been awarded, February is winding down, and we are officially late with our Best Of Year in Metal acknowledgments. So let’s get to it. Like every year, I polled our diverse staff of metalheads to obtain their picks in several categories for 2010. 2010 …

We Hope You’re Ready to See Dream Theater in Concert

Because the band have just added another performance date in Europe! Bospop Festival July 10 Weert, The Netherlands Tickets go on sale February 26th here. You can find more dates (and other news) here. Interested in hearing new bands similar to Dream Theater? Find some great progressive metal here.

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