Underground and avant-garde metal leaders Amenra will host a livestream ritual, Le Cercle, next month, on December 12th. Ticket presales begin Thursday, November 26 at 4pm CET. Tickets are available at the link below. The band will release a highly anticipated new album in 2021, with more news coming soon.
Technical Death Metal leaders The Black Dahlia Murder have announced “Yule ‘Em All”: A Holiday Variety Extravaganza” livestream for Friday, December 18th – featuring live performances, special guests, and more! Presented by Night Shift Merch, fans can purchase tickets and merch bundles now at the link below, where the stream itself will take place. ***There will be a 48-hour video on demand restream period for ticket holders (you MUST buy a ticket before the livestream airs to have access to the VOD restream). The Black Dahlia Murder released their latest album, Verminous, earlier this year via Metal Blade Records. Continue reading
Gojira will host an official stream of their previously unreleased Hellfest 2019 headlining performance on November 18, 2020. The show broadcasts exclusively from the band’s official site at the link below, for 72 hours only, beginning at 3:00PM ET November 18th until 3:00PM ET November 21st. The band released two singles recently and is said to be working on their first new album since 2016’s Magma (Roadrunner Records) which was Ghost Cult’s Album of the Year that year. Continue reading
Machine Head members Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern performed on a live stream yesterday, running through some deep cuts off of Machine Head’s eighth album Bloodstone & Diamonds (Nuclear Blast) on its 6th anniversary. Songs included “Take Me Through The Fire, “Eyes Of The Dead”, and “Now We Die”. Watch it now!
On the heels of their recent album Obsidian (Nuclear Blast, read our review here) long-running Doom metallers Paradise Lost have announced a livestream. The event goes down on November 5th (Bonfire Night) on November 5th and you can purchase tickets and VIP options at the link below.
Theatrical musical troupe Puscifer, led by Maynard James Keenan (Tool, a perfect circle) will release their next album, Existential Reckoning (Alchemy Recordings/Puscifer Entertainment/BMG), October 30th, 2020. The album continues the legacy of creating stimulating and confounding musical and twists and turns. Now they have announced a plan to take fans into the Arizona Desert to take fans into the high desert of Arizona with a visually-stunning, livestream concert experience dubbed “Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti.” Livestream tickets, as well as a selection of limited edition merchandise exclusive to attendees, are available now via the link below. The event is being co-produced by Danny Wimmer presents (Sonic Temple, Aftershock Festival, Welcome to Rockville) The livestream debuts on Oct. 30 at 3:00 pm Pacific/6:00 pm Eastern/10:00 pm UK/11:00 pm EU and remains on-demand for 72 hours. Watch the teaser for the event now.
Metallica has announced their annual Helping Hands Acoustic Concert and Auction, now as a pay-per-view livestream event. Taking place at LIVE from HQ on Saturday, November 14th for their first time ever pay-per-view event! This special acoustic show starts at 2:00 pm Pacific Time and the concert benefiting All Within My Hands, Metallica’s charitable foundation, will include an auction with some awesome items and 100% of the money raised from this event will go directly to help someone in need. the show will be available to all viewers for 48 hours, after the show. There are different bundles and packages to order at their site. More info can found at Metallica’s site and at Nugs.tv at the link below. Continue reading
As of this writing, the music world continues to be in a state of suspended animation as the Coronavirus outbreak – particularly in North America – dashes any hopes of returning to music venues anytime soon. We’ve bungled the pandemic so poorly here in the states that our moron President and many of his colleagues have been diagnosed with the disease due to failure to follow social distancing measures. Having fans in attendance is starting to seem like a thing of the past, so more and more artists will start turning to live-streamed performances.
Enslaved’s Cinematic Summer Tour will finally come to a close this evening – the final act will take place at 11am PT / 2pm ET. This special virtual release event is called ‘Utgard – The Journey Within’. Their new album Utgard releases tomorrow via Nuclear Blast worldwide. (review here). Continue reading
‘Devin Townsend, who has been keeping busy in the pandemic with four albums worked on and releasing, charity livestreams, and a podcast has your Halloween plans all set. Heavy Devy is hosting a Halloween “by request” live stream dubbed Devin Townsend’s Crappy Haloween Party Rarities By Request, that promises to be scary as hell. Devin’s Order of Magnitude live album and Blu-ray/DVD release next month. Watch the trailer here! Continue reading