Gimme Metal TV, the video arm of has announced the debut of a new music video show, “The Ball”, presented by Slipknot’s Knotfest.com and hosted by MTV Headbangers Ball classic VJ Riki Rachtman. The debut episode will feature videos from the likes of Megadeth, Metallica, Power Trip, and so much more. Watch the announcement from Riki, in an interview with Knotfest.com’s Ryan Downey.
Gimme Metal, the best radio station and app in the metal world is launching an exclusive vinyl subscription club for members. Limited to 200 fans worldwide, the monthly club will share one exclusive vinyl every month and has a cancel anytime policy. The very first release in the club will be Possessed’s epic debut Seven Churches, on gorgeous red vinyl and it comes with a sick enamel logo pin. From deep catalog to rare and out of print albums, to new treasures – each monthly offering is a limited or Gimme exclusive variant, and many coming with collectible merch items or other add-ons for only $26.99 USD with free shipping in the USA (worldwide shipping fees apply). Watch this trailer and get all the details and sign up link below.
Gimme Radio has published its top ten Gimme Metal chart for the week ending May 8th, and it is led by High Priestess, Cirith Ungol, Fit For An Autopsy, Cloak and Allegaeon. Other top ten bands include Havok, Icon of Phobos, Elder Druid, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Code Orange. Each week Gimme Radio publishes its Gimme Metal chart listing the top 40 tracks played on the station for the week. Already the best metal discovery service online, the Gimme Metal chart is a powerful tool for listeners, labels, and artists for staying up to date on the best new metal released by established greats and up-and-coming underdogs, all handpicked by Gimme’s knowledgeable DJ roster and editorial team.Continue reading
The only way the music community is going to come out on the other side of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic is by pulling together and helping each other. A lot of experts as saying it’s not going to come back the way it did before, and they might be right. But in the meantime let’s uplift each other and help each other make it through. Ghost Cult scribe and music marketing expert Matt Bacon has pulled together this list from across musicians, producers, journalists, and other music industry folks to offer help. Continue reading
Killswitch Engage, Gimme Radio, Tyler Reddick and the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing team will enter the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR XfinitySeries Playoffs with a special KsE and Gimme Radio branded car, Following the success of Megadeth at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Killswitch Engage will now take center stage on the No. 2 Gimme Radio Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway to celebrate the release of their new album, Atonement, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart and at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart last month. The band, which has been together since 1999, previously earned two Grammy Award nominations in the category of “Best Metal Performance” in 2005 and 2014, as well as three consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with albums Killswitch Engage (2009), Disarm The Descent (2013) and Incarnate (2016).Continue reading
Rob “Blasko” Nicholson is a music lifer, best known as the bassist for Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Sabbath, and also with his company Mercenary Management (Black Veil Brides, Zakk Wylde and more). Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #135 is streaming now and it’s an Interview with Blasko, Bassist for Ozzy Osbourne, Band Manager. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer 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
Orange Is The New Black and their new season made it’s debut on Netflix last weekend. If your friends and family look bleary-eyed it’s likely because they have been binge-watching the acclaimed series to catch up. Series regular Jessica Pimentel, who plays Maria “Ruthless” Ruiz on the show continues to have a pivotal role. When she is not acting or playing in her musical projects like Alekhine’s Gun, Black Heart Sutra and Brujeria, she also hosts a show on Gimmie Radio, Crushing Metal. The new episode airs today at 12 noon PT / 3 pm ET. Gimmie Radio offers free metal radios stations curated by awesome DJ’s 24/7 via their app or website. Continue reading
Megadeth will celebrate the band’s 35th Anniversary all year long, with special releases, exclusive merch items, and one-of-a-kind events and opportunities for fans worldwide. Dave Mustaine will also celebrate the band’s anniversary on his weekly radio show. Continue reading