The very first convention for Metalhead lifestyle and culture is the wildly successful Headbangers Con. The 2020 edition of the event will be a virtual “Conline” event and it looks to carry the momentum of the first two into this year. Headbangers Con features live events, online meet and greets, and much more! Brought to you by the masterminds behind this one of a kind music event, Chris 51 (Chris 51 Tattoos, Epic Ink on A&E) and Morgan Rose (Sevendust), and the lineup features Rose (new Sevendust album out soon) Shaun Foist (Breaking Benjamin), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy, Whitesnake, Dio), David Ellefson (Megadeth) and Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth) just announced. They join the likes of Page Hamilton (Helmet), Brian Fair (Shadows Fall, Overcast,) and Phil Demmel (BPMD, Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head). More guests will be announced soon!
The new Fear Factory album is due later in 2019 and is called Monolith via Nuclear Blast. In a new interview between frontman Burton C. Bell and SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin just posted from this past November’s inaugural Headbangers Con in Portland, Oregon. Bell said “Fear Factory, we have a new record. It’s done. It’s delivered to the label. And we’ve got some technical difficulties, and once that’s finished, the record’s gonna come out. It’s gonna be called ‘Monolith’. It’s a great record.” The new Fear Factory album will be their first since 2015’s Genexus. We’ll have more details as they are announced. Continue reading