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Dear American Metal Fans: Until You Prove Me Wrong, Collectively You Suck

It seems like it has been way too long since I’ve gotten up on my soapbox.  Maybe with age I am realizing shit isn’t worth getting worked up over or maybe I’m just getting lazier.  However, this is one of those things that I can’t let slide any longer.  It has gotten blatantly obvious lately …

DREAM THEATER Keyboardist: ‘We Have A Lot Of Exciting Times Ahead’

Joe Bosso of Music Radar recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Jordan Rudess of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Music Radar: Let’s talk about [the new DREAM THEATER album] “A Dramatic Turn Of Events”. Without belaboring the exit of [former drummer] Mike Portnoy, we’re curious about some comments …

HIGH ON FIRE Stranded in New Zealand Due to Earthquake

Oakland metal band High on Fire happened to be in Christchurch, New Zealand, when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the region on Tuesday, killing dozens of people. According to the New Zealand music site Under the Radar, the band — which just embarked on a tour with The Melvins after playing a packed show at …

John Petrucci Beating Dimebag For Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarist Honor

On Thursday John Petrucci Beating Dimebag For Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarist Honor was a top story. Here is the recap: (The Metal Den) Total Guitar and Music Radar have teamed up to give fans a chance to settle one of the biggest arguments in metal, who is the greatest Heavy Metal guitarist ever? At this …

The Overseer – The Overseer

How is it that a band can tour with the likes of Take It Back, Close Your Eyes, Kid Liberty, and Becoming The Archetype but still be unsigned? This, however, is the situation with The Overseer. In any case, they went into the studio earlier this year and recorded their self-titled EP. The EP features …

Grill ‘Em All Truck: Heavy Metal Burgers Come to New York City

The LA based heavy metal themed gourmet burger truck, Grill ‘Em All (at http://grillemalltruck.com) is coming to New York City, this Saturday. It’s been under the radar but the guys have been participating in reality show that has pitted a number of food trucks against each other. 7 trucks started in San Diego and have …

InAeona Streaming Seven Inch EP Online

INAEONA, a female fronted Opeth-esque atmospheric quintet from Boston, are streaming their recently released a limited edition seven-inch, Sunshine, via Boston’s Radar Recordings (Junius, Constants, Adai). The group recently wrapped up a performance at SXSW and features former members of BABY BOY H. You can view album artwork and stream all songs from their seven-incher …

The Apex Theory/System of a Down Drummer Andy Khachaturian Returns

After being under the radar for nearly seven years, original System Of A Down drummer and former Apex Theory vocalist Andy Khachaturian makes his first public appearance since 2003 in a Ryan’s Rock Show interview this week. In 2002, The Apex Theory were touring consistently with bands such as Glassjaw and Alien Ant Farm, and …

Death on Two Wheels Back on the Road in Support of “Separation of Church & Fate”

Atlanta-based band DEATH ON TWO WHEELS are looking to get back out on the road in support of their upcoming album Separation of Church & Fate. “We’re looking forward to getting back on the road and playing,” explains Trae Vedder, singer/guitarist of DO2W. We’ve toured before, but very much under the radar. This time we’re …

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