PODCAST: Episode #165: The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – New Music May – June 2022


Prepare to have your mind blown! Two bald white guys give their options on music: a Brit and a Yank! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy to discuss a recap of May releases, forecast new music coming out in June, and more! Shoutout to our amazing team of reviewers worldwide!

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Watch a Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “Battery” in Brazil


Metallica has shared yet another pro-shot video of the band performing a classic song in concert from their current tour of South America! Watch them play “Battery” on their recent tour stop in Brazil right now, and catch up on other videos they have shared from the tour! The bands’ next gig is BottleRock Napa and Boston Calling next week!

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Listen to Tombs Cover Mötorhead’s “Killed By Death”


Tombs will release a new digital EP, Ex Oblivion, due out on June 13th 2022. The band is now streaming their killer cover of Mötorhead’s classic anthem “Killed By Death’ from that EP. The cover also features bassist Drew Murphy on vocals instead of frontman/guitarist Mike Hill, and a guest spot from guitarist Dan Higgins of Hammerfight! The new EP will mark the recorded debut of new guitarist Todd Stern (Psycroptic, Hammer Fight, Abacinate), and can be pre-ordered at the link below.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Apocalyptica – Lacuna Coil Live at The Majestic Theatre


Detroit’s Midtown is buzzing with culture and is home to some of the best music venues in the city. At the heart of this exciting district rests the prestigious Majestic Theatre. The building is over one hundred years old and carries a lot of music history in its walls. Last Thursday the venue’s marquee lit up with the name Apocalyptica. The Finnish act brought their Cell-0 Tour to Motor City, and they picked the perfect place to promote their latest record. Along with Italy’s Lacuna Coil, the night was set up for an enchanting experience filled with glamor, energy, and theatrics. The brisk April night started off with a queue of symphonic metal enthusiasts lining up around the building. Soon the large and ornate theatre room was filled with eager devotees ready for the music to begin.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Fozzy – GFM – Krash Karma – The Nocturnal Affair: Live at The Gramercy Theatre


The Goth tinged band The Nocturnal Affair opened the night. Armed with the deep and beautiful vocals of Brendan Shane, They are a really heavy gloomy doom band that’s kind of hopeful. A weird mix, I know. Thanks to strong as hell wireless mic, Shane took to the crowd , from up in the seats and to the pit and back again!

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Watch Metallica Play “Whiskey In The Jar” in Ireland in 2019 to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day


Metallica has shared a video of the band performing the Thin Lizzy classic “Whiskey In The Jar” in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The performance was originally part of their Worldwired World Tour at Slane Castle in Meath, Ireland, on June 8, 2019. The video was originally seen as part of Metallica’s pandemic-era live concert streaming series Metallica Mondays. For Metallica, it is their most-popular cover ever, with a charting single in 1999 and a music video that was played on MTV. Thin Lizzy is Ireland’s greatest band and their interpretation of “Whiskey In The Jar” – a classic Irish folk song is one of theory best known songs.

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REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Corey Taylor, Insolvency, Schemata Theory, Darkness Everywhere, and Møtivatiøn


Corey Taylor – CMFB…sides (Roadrunner)

Say what you like about Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor, whose ubiquity and happiness to share his thoughts on any and every subject put before him may well have contributed to his divisive standing, his love of music and willingness to represent the full spectrum of his tastes in his output is to be admired. And, while relentless touring may have previously restrained the recorded output, making the most of the opportunity to spend more time in the studio, the past couple of years have seen a rawkier debut solo record, and this sister piece.

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Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) Shares “Home” and “Zzyzx Rd.” Video From “CMFB…Sides” Collection


Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor released his debut solo album last year – CMFT (Roadruner Records). Now he will release CMFB…Sides EP of covers and unplugged tracks on February 25th, 2022 via Roadrunner Records. Pre-orders are live at the link below. Check out the music videos for Stone Sour tracks “Home” and “Zzyzx Rd.” from CMFT Live.

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