Summer Slaughter Tour 2024: returns with co-headliners Veil of Maya & Brand of Sacrifice

After a four-year break, the Summer Slaughter tour is back. Co-headlined by Veil of Maya and Brand of Sacrifice, the 21-date run will feature performances from Gideon, Left To Suffer, Ten56, Tallah, Cabal, and Brat, with one more act to be announced. The tour kicks...

Slipknot: announce intimate show, new lineup clues emerge, & Mexico Tour Dates added

Slipknot's intimate show @ Pappy + Harriet's: Slipknot are gearing up for their appearance at this year's Sick New World festival in Las Vegas, NV. To warm up for the upcoming event, the group has decided to surprise fans by announcing an intimate performance at Pappy...

The Oslo landmark Neseblod Records reopens following a devastating fire

Earlier this month, we reported that Oslo’s Neseblod Records, located on the premises of what served as the legendary Helvete, suffered from a fire in its fabled basement on the evening of April 9. This news devastated the metal community, given the shop’s status as a...

Ozzy Osbourne and Foreigner to be inducted into 2024 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ozzy Osbourne, Foreigner, and Peter Frampton are set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the 2024 induction ceremony. Joining them in the Performer category are Mary J. Blige, Cher, Dave Matthews Band, Kool & the Gang, and A Tribe Called Quest....
Kittie announce summer tour dates

Kittie announce summer tour dates

Kittie have announced a string of headlining tour dates and their already-scheduled festival appearances set for this summer. Each show will include a different supporting act. Tickets go on sale this Friday (26th) at 10am local time. The group commented: “We are...

Opeth announce Fall North American Tour

Opeth announce Fall North American Tour

Sweden's progressive metal legends Opeth will return to North America this October! The trek kicks off on October 11th in Milwaukee, WI, and will run through October 31st in San Francisco, CA. Tickets go on sale this Friday (26th) at 10:00 AM local time. Tour dates:...

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Metal By Numbers: Papercuts in the charts – 4/24/2024
Metal By Numbers: Papercuts in the charts – 4/24/2024

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week, with order links provided by Amazon. As of last week, this column is officially back to it's weekly updates. Take a look and see how releases from April 12th debuted...

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Video premiere: LiveKill – “Crushing Blows”
Video premiere: LiveKill – “Crushing Blows”

Fort Lauderdale's LiveKill have teamed up with Metal Insider to premiere a video for their latest single, "Crushing Blows." The group strives to be one dynamic force in South Florida's metal scene, showcasing resilient energy and a top-notch approach to pre-production...

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New & Noteworthy: Cometh the releases – 4/19/2024

New & Noteworthy: Cometh the releases – 4/19/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This New Music Friday will see the highly anticipated returns of Pearl Jam, The Ghost Inside and High On Fire, as well as big...

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New & Noteworthy: Release Ballads – 4/12/2024

New & Noteworthy: Release Ballads – 4/12/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week will see the debut of Jakobs Castle, the return of classic rockers Blue Öyster Cult, Mark Knopfler and James, as well as new...

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