Monthly Archives January 2012

MESHUGGAH – Reveals North American Tour Dates!


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Swedish progressive metal act MESHUGGAH have revealed that they will be returning to North American shores this coming May in support of its forthcoming new album “Koloss.” Rounding out the bill are Polish death metal veterans Decapitated and American sludge-rockers Baroness. The currently announced dates for “The Ophidian Trek 2012” can be found below. Additional dates are currently pending and not confirmed.

4/29 Houston, TX – House of Blues
4/30 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
5/1 Austin, TX – Emo’s
5/3 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
5/4 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
5/5 Hollywood, CA – House of Blues
5/6 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
5/8 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
5/9 Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
5/11 Denver, CO – Odgen Theatre
5/13 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
5/15 Chicago, IL ...

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BLACK SABBATH – Birmingham, England To Host A ‘Black Sabbath Day’?



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Birmingham, England may create a BLACK SABBATH Day to highlight the legendary rock band’s contribution to music.

The heavy metal group formed in Aston in 1969 – and have reunited for a new album and tour which starts later this year and takes in a headline slot at the Download rock festival at Donington Park, Leicestershire.

Now their unique place in the city’s musical history could be celebrated with a day devoted to the band, if council officials follow the recommendation of a new report which urged the city to cash in on the renewed interest in the band.

The Destination Birmingham document said: “Black Sabbath’s reunion and their agreement to headline Download Festival in June is an opportunity we should not miss.

“Early discussions are taking place about how best the city ...

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MACHINE HEAD – 13 Year Old Performs “Aesthetics of Hate”


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Den Headz, in what could turn out to be the coolest moment in all of metal this 2012, a 13 year old fan that was holding a sign near the stage at a MACHINE HEAD show on January 29th in Buffalo, New York, asking if he could perform the Dimebag-inspired song “Aesthetics of Hate” with the acclaimed metal band… actually got invited by the band to do just that. It is something truly special.

Watch the footage HERE.

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METALCAMP 2012 – Trailer Posted Online



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A new trailer for the upcoming 2012 edition of Metalcamp has made its way onto YouTube. The event takes place from August 5-11, 2012 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The lineup includes the following acts (in alphabetical order):

Amon Amarth
Avven
Brezno
Doomed
Edguy
Eluveitie
Epica
Finntroll
Gorguts
Grand Magus
Hatebreed
Heathen
Inmate
Kataklysm
Korpiklaani
Machine Head
Madball
Morana
Napalm Death
Nile
Pain
Paradise Lost
Sabaton
Sin Deadly Sin
Sodom
Testament
The Black Dahlia Murder

Check out the trailer HERE.

Source: Metalunderground

http://www.metalcamp.com/

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ZAKK WYLDE – Roast Footage Surfaces!



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MusiCares and Guitar World teamed up for the first ever rock and roll roast and the first honoree was none other than BLACK LABEL SOCIETY’s Zakk Wylde.

Roasting the former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist was Sharon Osbourne, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, Chris Jericho, Jim Florentine, Brian Posehn, wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin and Jim Norton. The event took place on the opening night of the NAMM show in Anaheim, January 2012.

Watch footage of Sharon mercilessly roasting Zakk HERE.

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AMON AMARTH – 20th Anniversary Shows!


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Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will celebrate their 20th anniversary with five special shows which will take place this August in Germany, Poland and Holland.

The band states, “We will perform two whole sets containing songs from our entire career and we will also arrange a meet-and-greet on all shows.”

“An Evening With – 20th Anniversary Shows” will include the following dates:
05/08/12 – DE – Chemnitz – Südbahnhof
07/08/12 – PL – Warsaw – Progresja Club
14/08/12 – DE – Saarbrücken – Garage
16/08/12 – NL – Utrecht – Tivoli
17/08/12 – DE – Hamburg – Markthalle

Released in March 2011 via Metal Blade Records, Surtur Rising is AMON AMARTH’s eighth studio offering in a winding discography that’s helped shape the very face of epic, Viking-inspi...

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WARBRINGER – Guitarist Adam Carroll Leaves Band



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As WARBRINGER begins their North American tour supporting ICED EARTH and SYMPHONY X this week, it has been revealed that longtime guitarist Adam Carroll has decided to leave the band and last weekend’s shows supporting DEATH ANGEL were his last.

“To all fans and friends, I, Adam Carroll, have officially quit WARBRINGER. I have financial issues at home that have to be addressed sooner than later. I hope you all can understand and respect my decision. It’s been some of the best years of my life and I appreciate all the support you the fans have given us and continue to give. I will forever be part of the WARBRINGER family. Many thanks and until I see the rest of you again, keep the metal alive. Cheers!”

The band enlisted friend and talented, young guitarist Andrew Bennett for the...

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GUNS N’ ROSES – Announce US Dates!


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GUNS N’ ROSES have update their live itinerary with the announcement of a string of US dates next month, including three intimate New York shows.

The show at Webster Hall on February 15th will see the venue temporarily transformed back into The Ritz, the scene of a classic show by the band 24 years ago.

A pre-sale for tickets will be available tomorrow, January 31st via the band’s website.

Dates include:

February
10 – New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
12 – New York, NY – Terminal 6
15 – New York, NY – The Ritz (Webster Hall)
19 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
23 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
24 – Atlantic City, NJ – House of Blues

Guns N’ Roses recently confirmed more European live dates in France and Italy. The band’s itinerary is shaping up as follows:

May
17 – Dublin, Ireland – T...

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UNEARTH – Confirm 2012 Festival Appearances


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UNEARTH recently named Nick Pierce as the band’s new drummer, and is also excited to confirm a number of upcoming festival appearances with the new lineup. Details are as follows:

4/29/12 – BE – Meerhout – Groezrock
6/16/12 – FR – Clisson – Hellfest
6/17/12 – DE – Sulingen – Reload Festival
6/22/12 – BE – Dessel – Graspop Metal Meeting
7/01/12 – DE – Rojtzschjora – With Full Force
8/02/12 – DE – Wacken – Wacken Open Air
8/17/12 – DE – Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze

Source: Metalunderground

http://unearth.tv/

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SEPULTURA – North American Dates With DEATH ANGEL


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SEPULTURA and DEATH ANGEL will be touring together in North America this spring. KRISIUN and HAVOK will be along in support. Here are the confirmed dates so far:

4/21 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
4/25 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
4/26 Albany, NY @ Bogie’s

Source: The PRP

http://sepultura.com/

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