Category Archives: Hiatuses

The Sword announces hiatus, cancels Australian tour

Posted by on September 6, 2018

The Sword have been touring across North America since their latest effort Used Future was released this past March. We were lucky to see their return to New York City’s Irving Plaza last June as it’s been thirteen years since they performed at that venue. While their performance appeared to be top-notch, it looks like […]

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Heavy Montreal sitting out 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2016

For the past eight years, Heavy Montreal (or Heavy MTL, as it had been called for a while) was not only a must-attend festival for many metal fans in southeastern Canada, but a destination festival for music fans worldwide. Hell, any fest that can attract Babymetal and Metallica in the same year (like they did in […]

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Amaranthe downsizes; now down to two vocalists

Posted by on November 9, 2016

A month has not passed since Amaranthe released their fourth studio album Maximalism via Spinefarm Records. Amaranthe is an act that unites metal and pop with the enhancement of three vocalists that include Elize Ryd’s female clean vocals, Henrik Englund Wilhemsson brutal grunts, and founding member Jake E on clean vocals. While the tour is […]

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Kylesa go on indefinite hiatus

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Last year, Kylesa released their seventh album, the excellent Exhausting Fire, and toured in support of it. Having seen them twice in the course of three months, once opening for Cult of Luna, we’d thought they were just getting better as a live unit. It turns out that was somewhat of a farewell lap for the […]

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Foo Fighters to take “indefinite hiatus”

Posted by on March 2, 2016

Yesterday was Super Tuesday, but for Foo Fighters fans, today isn’t the super of a Foos day. While rumors from the New York Post’s Page Six that there was tension in the band were shot down by reps as “utterly ridiculous,” early today the band’s social media said that they’d be making an official announcement […]

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