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Arch/Matheos Debut on stage.

Arch/Matheos, prog metal band made up of members of Fates Warning, took to the stage for the first time last night in Germany. The band consists solely of members Fates Warning of  but have chosen to fly under the banner of Arch/Matheos … Fan-filmed video footage of Arch/Matheos performing the Fates Warning classic “Guardian“ can be seen below. Arch/Matheos released […]

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Last few hours to bid on Anthrax tour items!

Scott Ian of Anthrax has put up on auction a few of his treasured tour items and memorabilia for the 2012 Rock Gods and Metal Monsters Auction, check out some of the items here! http://backstageauctions.blogspot.com/2012/04/scott-ian-cleans-out-3-decades-of-heavy.html?m=1 Most notably are the yellow “not” shorts which have been featured in several videos and been performed in live a lot… Hope they’re washed and […]

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Mad Season Reunion?

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has told Kentucky radio station WFPK that Mad Season, the Seattle supergroup that featured him, late Alice In Chains singer Layne Staleyand members of the Screaming Trees, could be making a semi-return later this year. McCready said that he plans to reissue the group’s one album, 1995′s “Above”, as well as a live record, and added that […]

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Rob Chapman gives you the chance to design a guitar!

Rob “Chappers” Chapman of YouTube fame and of the band Dorje is giving the people of YouTube the opportunity to design his new range of guitars. Just today he posted a video here…  where you can name the two new models based on two of his previous designs, you can also vote on a whole […]

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Gwar roast HellYeah on stage.

Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus slammed HellYeah during his group’s April 25 performace in Buffalo, New York, calling them “fat, dumbass, tattooed ignorant, inbred fucks” and making fun of HellYeahs band name. Before Oderus and his bandmates launched into “The Uberklaw” from their 2009 album, “Lust in Space”, the frontman addressed the crowd with the following tirade (see video below): “How ’bout that new HellYeah record? […]

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New Fear Factory Lineup Performs Live For First Time.

The new lineup of Fear Factory made its live debut this past Thursday night (April 26) at Teatro Vorterix in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fear Factory recently enlisted Matt DeVries as the band’s new bass player. DeVries, previously of Chimaira (where he played guitar) and most recently Six Feet Under, joined Fear Factory as the replacement for Byron Stroud (now with 3 Iches Of Blood). “Recharger”, the […]

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Ghost love the Beach Boys?

Noisey Vice magazine’s music channel, has uploaded video footage of “a nameless ghoul” from the mysterious Swedish buzz metal act Ghost talking about Satan’s faith in his band and his band’s faith in the Beach Boys. Ghost cult leader “Papa Emeritus” (rumored to be Repugnant/Subdivision’s Tobias Forge, who takes the stage in the form of “a satanic pope”) and his anonymous […]

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Katatonia reveal album news.

Swedish ambient metal band Katatonia today released a few bits of information regarding their new album. Anders Nystrom spoke about the heaviest album, yet most diverse album they’ve written to date. Saying  “they have pushed the boundaries ” and “No matter what you will hear that even with the big changes in songs, it’s still the […]

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If I could change six things. . .

I was always brought up with my parents telling me that if I put my mind to it, I could achieve anything. I grew up thinking that was an obligatory talk that every Irish parent gave their child to spark the imagination match and to get them thinking. Fast forward 15 years later and I’m […]

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Uncaged and perfectly sane.

Weston Cage, the twenty year old goth spawn of Nicolas Cage, has had his fair share of headlines this year, including some about the state of his mental health. After that one particular incident that propelled the once rocker into infamy, Weston is on a mission to set the record straight by starring his own […]

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