Palaye Royale to Play Intimate Heavy Awards Charity Show in London

Rockers Palaye Royale to play Intimate Heavy Awards charity show at London’s Borderline club to benefit music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. The show will take place on Monday 17 June 2019, with support from fast-rising UK act Black Futures. Tickets will go on sale at 9 am tomorrow, on Thursday 6 June via Ticketweb priced at £20. All proceeds will be donated to Nordoff Robbins. Tickets will be available to purchase at the link below. This show will come the weekend after the band appears at Isle Of Wight and Download festivals. Continue reading

MY FAVORITE CONCERT MEMORY: Pleiades on The Dillinger Escape Plan, Gallows and More!

Post-Hardcore band Pleiades are releasing their new EP, At Your Mercy via the AWAL label this week, on May 31st. Some of the guys in the band submitted themselves to our unforgiving feature, recounting their single favorite concert ever. Pre-order the EP at this link here,  check out their new video, and their stories. Continue reading

Tool Posts New Artwork Visualizers On Their Website

As Ghost Cult broke the news this weekend, things are heating up in the Tool camp and we may yet get that long-awaited album this spring. The band posted two new visualizers on their website today, which you can see below, courtesy of Metal Injection. No music with them, sadly, but definitely the tripped out artwork the band is famous for on their albums, videos, and stage shows. Speaking of shows, Tool will be the headliners for Chicago Open Air, Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, as well as Download, and a full European tour. Continue reading

Ozzy, Judas Priest, Meshuggah And Myrkur Among The Winners At The Golden Gods Awards

Last night Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Meshuggah, Myrkur, Maynard James Keenan, Jessica Pimentel and many more took home the statues at the 16th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Hosted by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta and saw Carpenter Brut, Myrkur, Meshuggah, Baroness and Parkway Drive perform in front of a packed crowd at Indigo at the O2 in London. Ozzy won the evening’s top award, fittingly the Golden God Award in service to his solo career in music. Continue reading

Dead Cross Book Their First Tour Of Europe, Major Summer Festivals

Hardcore metal supergroup Dead Cross has just booked their first tour of Europe for later this year. In addition to their first headline tour of the eastern and western continent, these dates will see them appear at many major summer festivals such as Primavera Sound, Hellfest, Download (UK and FR), Grasspop, DOUR Festival, and Tuksa. Tickets are on sale now from the band. Continue reading

Guns N’ Roses Announces European Summer Tour Dates For 2018

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

Already announced as a headliner for Download Festival, Guns N’ Roses have announced a full headline tour of European Festivals and their own shows for next summer. In addition to Donwload Fest in the UK, France and Spain, GNR will also appear at Grasspop Metal Meeting, and more. Full details below. Continue reading

Download Confirms Guns N Roses As Final Headliner For 2018

Guns N Roses will spend 2018 as the third year of their mostly sold-out “Not In This Lifetime” reunion tour, and now they will serve as the Friday night headliner for Download 2018! The band has played 100 shows worldwide and sold 1 million tickets since reuniting and completing their first extensive touring since 1993. The line-up of GNR includes original members Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, plus Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer and Melissa Reese. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold Announced For Download 2018

Download Festival strikes again with the announcement that Avenged Sevenfold will appear as the second headliner at Download 2018. Ozzy Osbourne was named as the first headliner already. A7X is on tour now supporting their late 2016 release The Stage (Capitol Records). Continue reading

Download Festival 2018 Headliner Revealed – Ozzy Osbourne!

 

Hail to the “Prince of Darkness”! Hot off headlining Ozzfest Meets Knotfest this past weekend, Ozzy Osbourne has been named the first headliner for Download 2018! Download, arguably the premier rock and metal event in the world, the three-day festival will take place 8 – 10 June 2018 at legendary Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets available now, full details below. Continue reading

Tuska20 – The Anniversary Song Features Members Of Amorphis, Children Of Bodom, Nightwish, Wintersun And More!

Finland’s Tuska open-air metal festival is celebrating their twentieth anniversary in a very cool way. Continue reading