Category Archives: I’ll Wait…To See Van Halen Live

Metal Insider stand with Saint Vitus: reflecting on Brooklyn’s beloved music venue

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Part 1: Saint Vitus Bar’s Sudden Uncertainty On Friday (16th), Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar came to an unexpected halt when the NYC Department of Buildings intervened, shutting down the event before headliner Mindforce could perform. The show, which featured Balmora, Godskinpeeler, xNOMADx, Discontent, and Gigan Animal Thugs, faced an abrupt end. Promoter, LIHCshows, took to […]

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Exhumed’s Matt Harvey releases new solo EP ‘Toward The Cold Light’

Posted by on February 21, 2024

  Matt Harvey, guitarist and vocalist of Exhumed, presents music inspired by the cold winter filled with damp and misty mornings in a 5-song instrumental EP, Toward The Cold Light, released on February 8th (available via Bandcamp). It is a highly nostalgic and sensory work, self-composed and self-produced, mastered by Leon del Muerte at Beastman Audio, featuring artwork […]

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Photos/Review: Static-X & Sevendust celebrate love and metal on Long Island for special ‘Machine Killer’ Valentine’s Day treat w/ Dope & Lines of Loyalty

Posted by on February 21, 2024

  Ah, yes, Valentine’s Day. That wonderful time of year when people come together to celebrate with chocolate and flowers, love, romance, and, for a sizable Long Island crowd, Sevendust and Static-X. One day removed from being hit with the first real snowfall of the year, fans flocked to The Paramount in Huntington for a […]

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Al Jourgensen hints at retiring Ministry after one more album

Posted by on February 21, 2024

  In a recent interview with Chuck Armstrong of Loudwire Nights, Al Jourgensen hinted at retiring Ministry. Jourgensen expressed his desire to transition into film scoring and activism, emphasizing his intention to make a difference through these avenues. Jourgensen elaborated on his plans, stating that after wrapping up the last few albums and tours, he […]

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SLAYER resurrected: Legends to headline 2024 Louder Than Life & Riot Fest

Posted by on February 21, 2024

  This is not a drill; Slayer are back! After wrapping up their final world tour in November 2019, these legends featuring Tom Araya (bass/vocals), Kerry King (guitar), Gary Holt (guitar), and Paul Bostaph (drums) have announced their first return to the stage. At least for two festival appearances, for now: Riot Fest in Chicago, […]

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