Rage Against The Machine has booked additional dates to its previously announced reunion tour. The trek, which will feature legendary rap duo Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) in direct support, will now include five shows at the Madison Square Garden in New York City: on August 10, 11 13, 14 and 17. Tickets to the newly added concerts on August 14 and August 17 will go on sale on Thursday (February 27) at 11 a.m. Also newly added is a second date in East Troy, Wisconsin. Continue reading
The Original Misfits (Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle, Dave Lombardo, Acey Slade) played last night in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Wells Fargo Arena for what might be the final time, following the show earlier this fall at Madison Square Garden in New York, that Glenn Danzig had said would be the very last. Direct support came in the form of Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front. In spite of the bands; notorious cell phone policy, watch fan-filmed video from the show and check out the setlist.
The lights came up… and it was all over.
This has been the scenario for thousands of shows I have seen. Maybe 6,000 plus shows that I have attended or performed in since I was a small child. The final bow, thunderous applause, and the blinding lights of the house coming on, our shared experience ending as we gather ourselves to go to the bar, or home. Except this was different. This was the last time I would ever see Slayer. It was definitely hitting me, long before the final notes of ‘Angel of Death’ rang out and the final jets of pyro screamed across the top of the band in a way that would excite Beavis and Butthead to no end. Continue reading
In an interview at the premiere of Rob Zombie’s 3 From Hell movie the other night, Glenn Danzig was quoted as saying nest month’s show at Madison Square Garden, on October 19, will be the last. The initial comeback performance by MISFITS members Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein took place at the 2016 Riot Fest. The estranged bandmates played together for the first time since 1983 and were backed by former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and guitarist Acey Slade. Continue reading
After performing as a special guest of Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden, Aerosmith legend Joe Perry collapsed and was rushed to the Emergency Room in New York City late Saturday night.. Perry remains under observation His publicist has posted a statement about his condition. Perry had just finished playing “Walk This Way” with Joel and had gone back to his dressing room. Paramedics rushed to the scene and worked on the 68-year-old for around 40 minutes. A trachea was put down his throat to clear the air path. The ambulance personnel then put the guitarist on a stretcher, gave him oxygen and rushed him to a hospital. Continue reading
Ozzy Osbourne recently announced that he rescheduled the four shows he had to postpone recently due to continues surgeries on his right hand for next July. Now two new dates have appeared on both Facebook and Ozzy’s website for New York City’s Madison Square Garden June 11th and in Bangor Maine on June 15th. Direct support will come from Megadeth since leg two opener Stone Sour will be off the road with Slipknot on tour in Europe. It’s likely a major announcement will be forthcoming with more chances to see the Prince of Darkness do an extended run of tour dates on US soil one more time. Of course, not his last time playing the US ever, as he demonstrated with the announcement of Ozzfest in L.A. this New Year’s Eve. We’ll keep fans posted with more news as it develops! Continue reading
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards are taking place today at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Foo Fighters took home the award for Best Rock Song ‘Run’ from their 2017 album Concrete and Gold.
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards is taking place today at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Mastodon took home the award for Best Metal Performance for ‘Sultan’s Curse’ from their album Emperor Of Sand (Reprise). The award was their first win for their career. Continue reading
Guns N’ Roses brought their current tour to New York City last night for their first of four shows here in the area, and had a special surprise for the sold out audience at Madison Square Garden. During the encore, Axl invited Pink on stage to perform ‘Patience’ with the band, and as you’ll see in the fan footage, the pop star absolutely killed it on stage with the legends. Continue reading