Tool Books First Tour of Australia and New Zealand in Seven Years

Tool and Frontier Touring have announced the band will perform in arenas across Australia and New Zealand in February 2020 — their first shows in both countries in seven years. The tour comes off the back of the band’s critically-acclaimed fifth studio album, and their first new record in 13 years, the No. 1 ARIA album “Fear Inoculum”. The band is on tour in the USA, Danny Carey (drums), Justin Chancellor (bass), Adam Jones (guitar) and Maynard James Keenan’s (vocals) putting on their customary visual and auditory tour de force concert events.  Continue reading

Once Human Shares New Single and Video for “Sledgehammer”, New Album Incoming

Metal band Once Human has shared a new single and video today, ‘Sledgehammer’. The track is the first from their next album, arriving in 2020. Produced by Defiant Digital, directed by Robert Graves, with additional footage by Jeremy Saffer, you can watch the video below! Continue reading

Ratt Books Late 2019 East Coast Tour Dates

The reunited Hard Rock legends RATT have announced a dozen shows in December as part of its “In Your Direction” tour. Kicking off December 12th in Buffalo, New York and will end on December 29th in Cincinnati, Ohio. All dates are on sale below. RATT’s current lineup includes original members Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Juan Croucier (bass), along with drummer Pete Holmes (Black ‘N Blue) and guitarists Jordan Ziff and Chris Sanders (Britny Fox, Knight Fury). The band is presently working on a new album for a 2020 release.

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Roadburn 2020 Books Wovenhand, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Giles Corey, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Primitive Man and More!

Roadburn 2020 has added a plethora of new bands today! Roadburn 2020 Books Wovenhand, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Giles Corey, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Primitive Man, Hangman’s Chair X Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Plebeian Grandstand, Mamaleek, Lankum, Hilary Woods, Föllakzoid And Atom Tm, Midwife, Torpor, Sum Of R, Ph, Many Blessings (Ethan Of Primitive Man), Eye Flys and many more still to come before next April. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #267: Dave of Heavy Metal Merchant

Although no one wants to think their music career is just one stop on the journey, it’s good to pick up skills along the way in order to build a future career in the industry. Dumb and Dumbest #267 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Dave of Heavy Metal Merchant! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and PublicistCurtis 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

Maryland Deathfest 2020 Announces Running Order

Maryland Deathfest has announced its 2020 running order! Already featuring Dismember, Bloodbath, Exhorder, Monstrosity, Onslaught, Cadaver, Cancer, Graveyard, Vio-lence, Necrophobic, Demilich, Acid Witch, Fabio Frizi and many more, the eighteenth edition of MDF, taking place at Rams’ Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage. Check out the announcement and the full list of bands so far below. Also, take a look at our massive recap and photo set from MDF 2019 by Hillarie Jason. Continue reading