Tag: Organizers

Upcoming HEATHEN CRUSADE METALFEST 4 Canceled

The Heathen Crusade Metalfest 4, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 9th at Station 4 in St. Paul, MN has been canceled. The following statement was issued by the organizers of the fest: “Do to unforeseen issues on both sides, the Heathen Crusade Metalfest is canceled.  We are extremely sorry for any in inconvenience this …

SHOCKWAVE Festival 2012 Cancelled

After Fear Factory just recently announced the band was dropping off the Shockwave Festival, which was set to kick off on July 6th, the organizers of the tour have now issued the following statement about the entire run being shut down: “It is with great disappointment that we have to make this announcement. With the recent …

FORTÉ Cancels Appearance at Warriors Of Metal Fest V

Warriors of Metal, Inc. is disappointed to announce that the Oklahoma City Speed Metal band, Forte’ has been forced to cancel their appearance at this year’s Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air on June 30th.  In an e-mail message to the organizers on June 4th, drummer and band leader, Greg Scott stated the following: …

First Bands Announced for Heathen Crusade Festival 2013

The organizers of the Unites States’ premier Viking/Folk/Pagan Metal festival Heathen Crusade have announced the first bands for the event, which will take place on March 9, 2013 at Station 4 in St Paul, MN. Confirmed acts thus far include Norwegian Viking Gods Einherjer (first appearance since 2001), Vanir (Denmark), Ashaena (Romania), Trelleborg (Russia), Hammer …

Gary Holt Performs with SLAYER; Tom Araya Checks Into Hospital

Ok, that headline may be slightly misleading. It’s not as if Gary Holt’s first performance with Slayer, stepping in for the infected Jeff Hanneman, was what led to Tom Araya’s hospitalization. No, in fact, Holt’s debut performance with the band went off mostly without a hitch (did I hear a fuckup in the intro to …

MORBID ANGEL, OBITUARY, DEATH ANGEL, MUNICIPAL WASTE Confirmed For SCION ROCK FEST

Florida death metal legends MORBID ANGEL will headline the 2011 edition of the Scion Rock Fest, set to take place on March 5 in Pomona, California. Also appearing at the event are OBITUARY, DEATH ANGEL, MUNICIPAL WASTE, ATHEIST, AGALLOCH, INTEGRITY and BONDED BY BLOOD, among others. Organizers say that they are “taking over the Fox …

Avenged Sevenfold Makes Metalheads Everywhere Do A Literal Facepalm

Avenged Sevenfold was in the news not once but twice today for more of their makeup and black nail polished brand of stupid.  First they let go of former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy presumably because he was too talented for their ranks and made the rest of them look like a high school talent …

Guns N’ Roses late again, Ireland Crowd Upset

American rock band Guns N’ Roses incurred the wrath of a crowd in Ireland after showing up almost an hour late — and then left the stage after being pelted with plastic glasses.Irish concert promoters MCD and the O2 Arena said that despite every effort to get the band on stage on time on Wednesday …

SODOM: Forced to Cancel MDF and US Dates

SODOM explain themselves after they were forced to cancel a series of US dates, including Maryland Deathfest. Due to Visa problems, German thrash legends SODOM have been forced to cancel their upcoming U.S.dates.  The dates affected include May 26th in Hollywood, CA, May 28th in New York, NY, and their appearance at Maryland Deathfest scheduled …

Malevolent Creation, 16 off Maryland Deathfest; From Ashes Rise, Black Breath added

The organizers for the annual Maryland Deathfest, which will take place at the Sonar in Baltimore, have issued the following update: “Due to conflicts with their upcoming recording schedule, MALEVOLENT CREATION have cancelled their appearance at MDF 2010. Their replacement will be announced sometime next week. As their replacement is 99% confirmed, we are not …

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