RECAP: Electric Wizard – Midnight: Live at The Worcester Palladium

The Palladium, Worcester, MA 11/22/19

Ghost Cult caught Electric Wizard on their all-too brief recent US tour last month. The six date run saw the British Doom Metal legends supported by Kvlt Punks Midnight for a run of clubs and theaters, as the band is still supporting 2017s excellent Wizard Bloody Wizard album. Having just spend a good deal of 2019 on the road, including a stop here for Pyscho Las Vegas, the band brought out a setlist celebrating their etire twenty-five year career. Check out these photos from Hillarie Jason.

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Sevendust Drummer Hospitalized, Band Drops off of UK Tour

Sad news as Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose has been hospitalized. The band has announced on social media that as a result they are dropping off their upcoming UK tour with Alter Bridge that takes place starting next week. Sevendust recently finishex tracking their new album, due later in 2020 via Rise Records Continue reading

Wino (The Obsessed, Saint Vitus) Signs with Ripple Music, New Acoustic Series Unveiled

House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/17/19

Ripple Music, purveyors of some of the best Heavy Music on the planet have announced the signing of Doom and Stoner Metal icon Scott “Wino” Weinrich. Wino’s new solo album, Forever Gone, will launch Ripple’s new “Blood and Strings” series, in which some of the most admired names in riff-rock and metal unplug to record albums of acoustic heaviness. Wino is, of course, the iconic singer and guitarist associated with some of the biggest names in the genre, such as The Obsessed, Saint Vitus, Spirit Caravan, The Hidden Hand and Shrinebuilder. Wino’s new solo album was produced by Frank Marchand, and more details about the album and “Blood and Strings” are coming soon. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne Still Offering $25000 a Reward for Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear

In a story we have been following, irreplaceable instruments owned by Heavy Metal legend Randy Rhoads from the Musonia School Of Music in North Hollywood, CA on Thanksgiving night (November 28). Even though some of the things were found in a dumpster near from where they were robbed, some items are still missing, Ozzy Osbourne is still offering a $25,000 reward for items still not recovered. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #285: Julio Rey Talks Promotion

Whether you are a new band just stepping out or a verteran band tryingbto keep your fannase engeged, ypu need to be smart and fluid about promotion.  Dumb and Dumbest #285 is streaming now and it’s an about Julio Rey Talks Promotion! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Staind Have Booked Additional Festival Dates for 2020

Staind returned in 2019 after a five-year hiatus. Following acclaimed performances at Louder Than Life Festival, Aftershock Festival and two sold-out hometown shows, and 2020 is heating up for the band too with more tour dates and festivals. The band has confirmed they will perform at performing at Epicenter in North Carolina May 2, Welcome To Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL May 9, and Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival in Columbus, OH May 16. Purchase tickets below! The band is planning more announcements for more shows and hopefully some new music! Continue reading

Slipknot Announces Knotfest United Kingdom for August 2020

Slipknot has announced their very first Knotfest United Kingdom event in the UK next summer! The event will take place at the legendary venue, The National Bowl, Milton Keynes on August 22nd, 2020. Members of Slipknot’s official fan club, Outside The 9, will have a first access pre-sale that goes live on December 19th at 10 am GMT. Continue reading