Category Archives: Current Events

At The Drive In’s Cedric Bixler-Zavala accuses Danny Masterson of raping his wife

Posted by on November 21, 2017

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, a growing number of sexual assault cases have come to light. While this subject can feel excessive and overwhelming, it’s a legitimate movement that’s resulting in bringing the awful truth to the public. This past <arch, there were reports on a sexual assault allegation against actor and […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn weighs in on Charlottesville

Posted by on August 18, 2017

As this past weekend’s events proved, there’s still quite a bit of racism in America. However, it’s not just Charlottesville that proved this. White supremacist Dylan Roof walked into an African American church in 2015 and killed nine churchgoers in Charlotte, and in the wake of that, there was a movement to have the Confederate […]

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Loudness allegedly denied entry to US for tour

Posted by on April 18, 2017

Japanese ’80s metal band Loudness, who had been set to hit the United States for a tour in support of the 30th anniversary of their album Lightning Strikes, have apparently been denied entrance to the United States due to travel regulations that a club blames on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Although there’s nothing about the […]

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What bands could have their own metal retirement community?

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Jimmy Buffett has made a career out of singing about getting wasted and taking it easy. Many of us could live without ever hearing “Margaritaville,” his 1977 hit about a lazy drunk guy, again, but he’s built a restaurant chain out of the song. In fact, he’s got two chains, as “Cheeseburger in Paradise” is […]

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This is Hardcore Fest head calls Oakland fire “blessing in disguise”

Posted by on December 5, 2016

As the body count continues to increase in the awful Oakland warehouse fire that took place during an electronic music show on Friday (2), many hard rock and metal fans are probably reminded of the Station nightclub fire of 2003 in which 100 people lost their lives at a Great White show. At least 36 […]

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