Tag: New Orleans

VAN HALEN Postpones 30 Tour Dates

According to Rolling Stone, Van Halen have abruptly postponed all tour dates after their June 26th show in New Orleans with no explanation. The band yanked more than 30 planned dates, including shows in Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City and El Paso. Local promoters United Concerts and AEG issued statements regarding some postponed shows …

MÖTLEY CRÜE and KISS Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil reportedly told Robin Leach of the Las Vegas Sun that he will be back on tour twice this year with Motley Crue — first in Europe and then co-headlining with KISS from July through September on a massive U.S. tour. Expect the official announcement from L.A. next week. “It’s going …

Katatonia’s ANDERS NYSTROM: 20th Anniversary Headlining Shows More Fun than the Opeth Shows

Buick McKane with MetalUnderground.com conducted an interview with Anders Nystrom of Katatonia.  Check it out below. Katatonia has been tearing up stages the world over for twenty years now. They’ve built a big fanbase in Europe through lots of touring and festival slots, and are working hard to make American metalheads just as loyal, if …

CROWBAR “Sever The Wicked Hand” Album Review + Video

Stephen Smith, of AltSounds.com, recently posted a review of an album entitled “Sever The Wicked Hand” by Crowbar.  Here’s the review from Stephen below. Living in the South like I do, I am ashamed that I have not heard that much Crowbar. They are from New Orleans, LA, which is about a three hour drive …

haarp: Brand New Track Up on MySpace

New Orleans heavy metal act haarp has just posted a brand new track on their MySpace page, entitled ‘All, Alone’. The track is cut from their upcoming new album, The Filth, to be released on November 23, 2010 on Housecore Records. The band has also posted the never-before-seen album art on their MySpace page, illustrated …

HAARP: “The Filth” Out this November

New Orleans heavy metal act haarp’s brand new album, The Filth, to be released on November 23rd, 2010 on Housecore Records. The Filth is produced by label owner Philip Anselmo. States label owner Philip Anselmo. “To call haarp “slow” would be somewhat fair, but to say that they’re just “another slow band” would be sacrilege. …

DOWN: “DIARY OF A MAD BAND” CD/DVD RELEASE DATES

New Orleans’s Down is set released CD/DVD “Diary Of A Mad Band” on October 5 via Down Records/ADA. The DVD will feature footage from Down’s first European tour, and one full unreleased concert. You can get the track listing at blabbermouth.net. Down features vocals by Phil Anselmo (ex-Pantera, Superjoint Ritual), bassist Rex Brown (ex-Pantera), guitarist Pepper …

JANE’S ADDICTION: Live DVD/Blu-Ray Out This Week, Win A Copy!

This week, JANE’S ADDICTION will be releasing Live Voodoo, brand new DVD and Blu-Ray set. Filmed live on Halloween night 2009 at Voodoo Experience in New Orleans, Live Voodoo sees the reunion of the classic Jane’s lineup of Perry Farrell (vocals), Stephen Perkins (drums), Eric Avery (bass) and Dave Navarro (guitar). SMNnews got our hands …

GOATWHORE: Bassist Injured, Cancels Ozzfest Appearance

New Orleans-based Blackened Death Metallers GOATWHORE have been forced to cancel their appearance at today’s Ozzfest in Hartford, Connecticut due to a “medical emergency” involving the group’s bassist, James Harvey. Notifying fans via Twitter(@GoatwhoreNola), they had this to say: “We won’t be playing @theozzfest today due to a medical emergency with our bassist. Apologies to all …

DIO: Ryan Adams Writes New Music Inspired By Ronnie James Dio’s Funeral

Ryan Adams, who writes under the black metal pseudonym Werewolph,recently released a sci-fi heavy metal concept album titled ORION this year (a video of “Fire and Ice” can be found below…note: not Bathory)…and now the big man is writing new music inspired by Ronnie James Dio’s funeral. Ryan Adams quotes: 11 new solo tunes came …

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