METALLICA – 2009 Copenhagen Concert Stream

Tonight’s (April 06th) installment of the weekly ‘METALLICA Mondays‘ series will find the band airing a July 22nd, 2009 live set they performed at the Forum København in Copenhagen, Denmark. The show was the second of five the band performed at that venue that month.

The group have been airing a live show each Monday for the past several weeks amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with tonight’s screening scheduled to air for free on the band’s Facebook and YouTube at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT.

The setlist for that show ran as follows:

That Was Just Your Life
The End Of The Line
Creeping Death
Holier Than Thou
One
Broken, Beat & Scarred
The Four Horsemen
Sad But True
The Unforgiven
The Judas Kiss
The Day That Never Comes

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KVELERTAK – To Stream Live Concert This Week

Norwegian metal act KVELERTAK have announced plans for a special live streamshow on April 10, dubbed “Live From Your Living Room.”

The 60-minute set will be broadcast from the venue Artilleriverkstedet in Norway via this location 2pm CDT/3pm EDT/8pm BST/9pm CET.

In addition, there will be an option for fans to chat live to each other and the band, with a special event t-shirt available to order, plus merch bundles from the 2020 tour, which was halted early due to the developing COVID-19 pandemic. There is no restriction on the number of fans that can participate and virtual tickets can be purchased at the time via credit card, Paypal, or the Norwegian mobile payment system VIPPS.

The band says, “Kvelertak One Day World Tour! We had over three weeks left of our European tour w...

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VADER – Debut New Music Video

Polish death metal act VADER have posted a new music video and single called “Into Oblivion.” You can check it out above. The band’s new album, Solitude in Madness arrives on May 1 via Nuclear Blast.

Different sources see the beginnings of VADER and interpret it in various ways. The truth is, however, that the band was set up in the autumn of 1983 by two people crucial for the band: Piotr “Peter” Wiwczarek (“Bardast” and later “Behemoth” back then) playing the bass and the guitarist Zbyszek “Vika” Wroblewski. The band started its activity in Poland, the country that was stuck in a completely different reality...

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Rocket’s “Dimebag Conspiracy” Radio Interview

By fan request, check out the rebroadcast of Rocket’s new “Dimebag Darrell Conspiracy Theory” interview as originally featured on FM Rock Radio Station WQEE 99.1 this past Thursday with host Ryan O Neal. This is part 1. Next month, part 2 will premiere on May 7th. Check out part 1 down below. For fans who want to read the accompanying reports, see the Twitter posts HERE.

Randy “Rocket” Cody is most well known for his work investigating the deaths of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington...

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PANTERA – Release Social Distancing T-Shirt

While most are in mandatory home “quarantine” and practicing social distancing, long disbanded thrash groove act PANTERA have “turned some of their classic lyrics into a new limited-edition t-shirt.”

Prominently featuring the highly relevant “be yourself by yourself stay away from me” advice from their 1992 classic, “Walk,” along with retooled cover art from the album, Vulgar Display of Power, the shirt is available in limited quantities and 40% of its net proceeds will be donated to MusiCares and their COVID-19 Relief Fund.

The “Stay Away From Me” shirt can be ordered here.

“The preeminent metal band of the early to mid-’90s, Pantera put to rest any and all remnants of the ’80s metal scene, almost single-handedly demolishing any notion that hair metal, speed metal, power met...

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TOOL – Postpone North American Tour

After postponing the first leg of their spring North American trek, TOOL have now postponed the entire tour, which was to conclude on June 23.

The band had this to say:

“We hope you and your loved ones are doing as well as possible given the difficult time we all find ourselves in.

“As the spread of COVID-19 continues we have made the difficult decision to postpone the remainder of our previously announced Spring 2020 performances. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the rescheduled performances, which we hope to be able to announce soon.

“Stay home, stay healthy and please, wash your hands.”

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METALLICA – Donate To COVID-19 Relief Efforts

METALLICA has donated $350,000 via their “All Within My Hands” foundation to four organizations assisting with COVID-19 relief efforts. Specifics can be found below.

In the wake of the spread of the Coronavirus, the most vulnerable people in our communities need help now more than ever. All Within My Hands is reaching out with four grants totaling $350,000 to organizations dedicated to assisting those hit hard by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic.

Feeding America

Earlier this week, we told you about Feeding America’s recently launched COVID-19 Response Fund as they continue to work with their network of local food banks reacting to the specific needs of individual communities...

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Vince Neil – 90 Pound Tumor Removed From Stomach

MÖTLEY CRÜE lead vocalist, Vince Neil, has secretly undergone a major surgery to have a 90 pound cancerous tumor removed from his belly.

The singer complained of a rapidly expanding waistline and doctors were shocked to discover an unusual cause of his girth: a 90-lb., mucus-filled cancer tumor.

The 59-year-old American noticed his midsection grew over the course of a year, but other than a heavy feeling in his belly, and breathing that was slightly faster than normal, he had few other symptoms, according to a report of his case, which is soon to be published on April 4th in the Journal of Medical Case Reports.

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DEATH – Unreleased Live Recordings

Relapse Records has launched “Death: Non Analog – On Stage Series”.

As the story goes, Relapse Records and the DEATH estate have pulled together to launch a series of previously unreleased, career-spanning live concerts that touch upon all eras and lineups of the legendary band.

Says Relapse: “We at Relapse sincerely hope to see you all at a concert, festival, or a stage sooner than later. Until then, the label will release a new DEATH concert every other week across all digital platforms throughout the coming months to tide us all over. The first of this series, ‘Death: Non Analog – On Stage Series – Montreal ’95’ is available now.

“The ‘On Stage Series’ collection unearths various DEATH performances across the United States, Germany, Canada, Mexico, and more...

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FAITH NO MORE – Reschedule Tour Dates

FAITH NO MORE have confirmed the postponement of their planned April/May touring in Australia and New Zealand. The new dates will now see the band head down under for those shows with RVG in early 2021. Faith No More commented:

“Friends… Due to the spread of the COVID-19 we have no choice but to postpone the FNM concerts we had planned in New Zealand and Australia in May.

The circumstances that have forced this decision are well beyond our control but not being able to play for you all stings like a motherf*^ker. We wanted to figure out how to address our upcoming tour down there in terms of rescheduling and postponements but basically… We fully intend to make good on our promise to come down and perform for you all...

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