CARCASS Announces North American Spring Tour

Following a monumental late fall run with Amon Amarth, UK extreme metal legends CARCASS have announced their return to North America for a 2023 spring tour with labelmates MUNICIPAL WASTE with additional support from SACRED REICH and CREEPING DEATH. The tour kicks off on March 31st in Santa Ana, CA and will culminate on April 30th in Los Angeles, CA. Local ticket pre-sales take place Thursday, February 2nd at 10:00AM Local Time with general tickets on-sale Friday, February 3rd at 10:00AM Local Time. Purchase tickets at https://bnds.us/iwu4h1.  CARCASS are currently on tour in support of their critically lauded 7th studio album, “Torn Arteries,” which is available for purchase and stream … Continue reading CARCASS Announces North American Spring Tour

KISS LEGEND GENE SIMMONS: “THE IDEA THAT ACE LEFT PURELY BECAUSE OF ‘THE ELDER’ ISN’T TRUE.” Check Out The Latest Issue Of Rock Candy

To celebrate Kiss’s unique contribution to the world of rock over the past 50 years, the latest issue of Rock Candy Mag brings you a massive 20-page Kiss special including major new and exclusive interviews with both Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. Both founder members go deep on all aspects of Kiss’s career, with Gene in particular opening up about the often-fractious relationship he and Paul had with guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss. “On one occasion Ace said, ‘I can’t come down today guys. I’ve got a card game.’” Simmons told Rock Candy Mag writer Andrew Daly. “What … Continue reading KISS LEGEND GENE SIMMONS: “THE IDEA THAT ACE LEFT PURELY BECAUSE OF ‘THE ELDER’ ISN’T TRUE.” Check Out The Latest Issue Of Rock Candy

Dark Force Fest Announces Daily Lineup

https://darkforcefest.com Dark Force Fest features over 30 top international gothic and industrial bands including classic favorite bands and newly trending artists.   In addition this event features: Drag Performances Circus Sideshow Performances Over 100 Vendors Club events Panels and Presentations Dark Force Fest takes place in Parsippany, NJ (1 hour from NYC), where they take over the massive Sheraton Parsippany, including 44,000 square feet of event space and all 370 hotel rooms. The hotel rooms in the main venue sold out within days of announcing this festival, but there are still overflow hotels in the area. This stacked festival lineup includes: HEALTH: Over 1.5 million monthly Spotify … Continue reading Dark Force Fest Announces Daily Lineup

Trivium + Beartooth Announce Co-Headline Spring 2023 Tour

Today, Beartooth and Trivium announced their 2023 co-headline tour. The 29-city tour kicks off Monday, May 1 in Stroudsburg, PA at Sherman Theater with stops in Nashville, TN, Las Vegas, NV, Grand Rapid, MI, and more before wrapping up on Thursday, June 15 in Seattle, WA at Paramount Theater. Malevolence and Archetypes Collide will join the bands on all dates across the upcoming tour. Full routing can be found below, along with upcoming Beartooth festival dates. Trivium are stoked about this bill, saying, “TRIVTOOTH! We are elated to announce our co-headlining monster of a tour with the incredible Beartooth. We have been fans of what they do, and pals … Continue reading Trivium + Beartooth Announce Co-Headline Spring 2023 Tour

Tarja Announces “Living the Dream” 2023 Tour

Produced by Live Nation, the 12-city run kicks off on Wednesday, June 14 in Philadelphia, PA at Theatre of The Living Arts, with stops across the U.S. in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more before wrapping up on Friday, June 30 in Berkeley, CA at The UC Theater. The tour will support her most recent album Best Of: Living The Dream, which was released December 2 via earMUSIC.  The album was released in the U.S. digitally and as a Digipak CD, and will be available in deluxe formats coming out on February 24: a Limited 2CD+Blu-ray Mediabook, 2LP (Gatefold, 180g, black), Limited Crystal Clear … Continue reading Tarja Announces “Living the Dream” 2023 Tour

Norma Jean Share “1994” Video // Band Touring This Winter

Norma Jean have dropped the video for “1994.” It’s comprised of footage spanning the entirety of their career. Watch it here. The song lives on their ninth album Deathrattle Sing For Me,out now via Solid State Records. Get it here. “If you film your band for 20+ years and never do anything with it, you end up with a box full of VHS and hi-8 tapes like what happened to me,” says singer Cory Brandan. “Instead of making that expensive documentary you were always hoping to make, just make a three- minute music video instead.” Norma Jean will also hit the road on a headline tour with Fire From the Gods and Greyhaven … Continue reading Norma Jean Share “1994” Video // Band Touring This Winter

STÖNER: stream “Night Tripper vs No Brainer”

STÖNER, the Californian supergroup formed by Brant Bjork (ex-Kyuss and Fu Manchu), Nick Oliveri (ex-Kyuss and Queens Of The Stone Age) alongside drummer Ryan Güt present their new single “Night tripper vs No Brainer”. Their new record “Boogie To Baja” is due out February 24th on Heavy Psych Sounds. About the song, Brant Bjork comments: ““No Brainer began as a riff we would jam on during weekly sessions. It took about 3 months to eventually form an actual song. We put it in the live set and it quickly became a regular. We played it a little different each night, which made it … Continue reading STÖNER: stream “Night Tripper vs No Brainer”

Milwaukee Metal Fest Announces Return + Lineup — Event Set for Memorial  Day Weekend + Features Lamb of God, Anthrax, + More

Before OZZfest. Before Mayhem Festival. Before all of them — there was Milwaukee Metal Fest. The iconic, midwestern, multi-day event was the stuff of legends and is returning to prominence in 2023. Hatebreed frontman and podcaster Jamey Jasta purchased the rights last year and today announces the lineup for Milwaukee Metal Fest 2023. The rebooted event will take place on Memorial Day Weekend at The Rave/Eagles club. Get tickets here. The lineup includes Lamb of God, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, and many more. The full lineup is below. Go here for more information. “The infamous Milwaukee Metal Fest created so many memories, hosted legendary bands, and gave up and comers … Continue reading Milwaukee Metal Fest Announces Return + Lineup — Event Set for Memorial  Day Weekend + Features Lamb of God, Anthrax, + More

ROB ZOMBIE and ALICE COOPER Announce – Freaks On Parade Tour 2023

Today, Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper announced the 2023 Freaks on Parade Tour. Following a very successful run last summer, Rob Zombie is at it again. This year he joins forces with the “godfather of Shock Rock” Alice Cooper who promises to bring his signature style of macabre rock on tour. Rounding out the line-up are industrial pioneers Ministry and eclectic alternative rock act Filter.                       Produced by Live Nation, the 19-city run kicks off Thursday, August 24th in Dallas at Dos Equis Pavilion, with stops across North America in Virginia Beach, Toronto, Nashville, Anaheim and more before wrapping up on Sunday, September 24th in Phoenix at Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre. TICKETS: Tickets go on sale … Continue reading ROB ZOMBIE and ALICE COOPER Announce – Freaks On Parade Tour 2023

Metal Guitarist/Vocalist Tara Lynch Releases New Single Featuring Drum Legend Vinny Appice & Video – Badassery

Tara Lynch returns with her legendary guests Vinny Appice, Bjorn Englen and producer Brent Woods to bring you an anthemic song she wrote in dedication to her love for fast cars and the racetrack. Check out her official “Badassery” video, a documentary-style love note to cars and guitars that features Tara Lynch doing exactly what she loves both on tour and at the racetrack. Watch the video for “Badassery”: https://youtu.be/jSAvR0eUS6I Musicians with as many talents as Tara Lynch (nickname: “Gui-Tara”) are a rare find. The American multi-instrumentalist, who has both recorded and toured internationally, sings and shreds on guitar, as well as … Continue reading Metal Guitarist/Vocalist Tara Lynch Releases New Single Featuring Drum Legend Vinny Appice & Video – Badassery