Author Archives: Brendan Sloan

Amon Amarth’s ‘Jomsviking’ was almost a film

Posted by on January 3, 2017

The holidays are done, 2017 has kicked off and we have many things to look forward to in the world of metal. Slowly, as the gears of the industry start turning, we are starting to see how this year will play out. One such development (technically coming from 2016) comes from the Amon Amarth camp. […]

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Spring tour alert: Testament, Sepultura, Prong

Posted by on December 5, 2016

With 2016 coming to a close in less than a month, there are only so many shows left to enjoy. But looking forward to next year, we already have a starting view of what the coming year will look like. First we have legendary black metal band Mayhem who has announced a tour with Inquisition […]

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GWAR headed to comics, and you can have the Bin Laden skull to prove it

Posted by on October 26, 2016

  Do you like GWAR? Do you like comic books? Of course you do and today is your lucky day! Undisputed masters of the galaxy and scumdogs of the universe GWAR have announced that they are creating their own comic book series. They announced through their Facebook page on October 24 th that they have […]

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Maynard takes on Trump in new Puscifer video

Posted by on October 17, 2016

The question keeps on coming up; where is the new Tool album? Well we can firmly tell you after all this time that we have no idea! What we do know is that Maynard James Keenan has been busy with his band Puscifer coming up with a video for their song “The Arsonist.” It is not […]

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Review: Trivium, Sabaton, Huntress, Irving Plaza, 10/11/16

Posted by on October 14, 2016

@nbsp; New York City’s Irving Plaza is no stranger to big ticket artists. Machine Head and the Ramones are only a few of the names whom have graced their stage. It was the venue of choice for the October 11th segment of the Huntress, Sabaton, and Trivium tour for New York. I was privileged enough to attend, arriving at 6:40 just […]

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Suffocation are doing… something?

Posted by on October 10, 2016

Breaking news: Long Island death metal band Suffocation just announced that they are working on new material.  The announcement appeared on their Facebook and their Twitter feed early October 10th but did not offer fans much.   It features a picture of guitarist Terrance Hobbs holding up a Suffocation sign with a vague post stating “we […]

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Review: Blind Guardian/Grave Digger, New York, Webster Hall, 9/15/16

Posted by on September 19, 2016

Blind Guardian went on tour earlier this year but I was unable to go due to a scheduling conflict.  When they not only announced a second U.S. tour with Grave Digger, but they would also be playing their widely renowned 1995 album Imaginations from the Other Side, I knew I could not pass up this opportunity.  […]

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Nightwish’s Floor Jansen is pregnant

Posted by on September 19, 2016

Big surprise for the metal world as Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen has announced that she is four months pregnant! Her and Sabaton drummer Hannes Van Dahl are expecting their very first child, and this could be the beginning of a new generation of metal.  The announcement came on Sept 18th, an announcement that likely no one […]

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Dave Lombardo is doing… something

Posted by on September 14, 2016

It’s not like he ever went away, but 2016 is turning out to be a hell of a comeback year for Dave Lombardo. The former Slayer drummer is not only filling in for the Misfits, but he’s also currently in Suicidal Tendencies. And maybe he’s not done yet. When the legendary drummer enters the studio, you […]

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