Tag Archives: Fishbone

Anthrax, Faith No More, Motorhead playing Riotfest Chicago

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Since 2005, Riotfest has been a dependable Chicago music festival catering to punk and alternative. They’ve always thrown some metal in the mix as well, with last year being GWAR’s first post-GWAR-BQ performance without Dave Brockie. The festival, now relocated from Chicago’s Humboldt Park to Douglas Park from Sept. 11-13, has unveiled their first wave […]

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Fishbone seeking help as stagediving lawsuit reopened

Posted by on March 9, 2015

Last year, a lawsuit was settled resulting from an injury at a Fishbone show. A woman, Kimberly Myers, successfully sued the band’s Angelo “Dr. Madd Vibe” Moore and Norwood Fisher after Moore stage-dove at the World Cafe and landed on Myers, breaking her skull and collarbone. She’d settled with venue The World Cafe Live, the University of […]

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Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins, Fishbone playing Voodoo Fest

Posted by on June 19, 2014

New Orleans’ Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (or as most call it, the Voodoo Fest) has been one of the fall’s biggest festivals, and while it’s generally a destination for many in the Southeast, a handful of heavier acts have ensured that it will be one in 2014 as well. Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins and […]

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Full list of metal Record Store Day releases include BTBAM, Dream Theater, Machine Head

Posted by on March 20, 2014

Record Store Day is like Christmas for not only independent record stores, but vinyl collectors and music fans in general. With less and less places selling physical music, it’s almost a sacred experience to set foot into a record store, and the amount of cool, limited edition releases make your local store worthy of a […]

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Fishbone offer statement on court ruling

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Last week, a ruling was handed down from a 2010 lawsuit from a woman that was injured at a Fishbone concert in Philadelphia when frontman Angelo Moore stage dove. The plaintiff was awarded $1.4 million, and Moore himself is responsible for another $250,000 in punitive damages. The woman apparently suffers from memory problems, shoulder pain […]

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Woman injured by Fishbone frontman’s stagedive wins $1.4 million lawsuit

Posted by on February 17, 2014

The subject of stagediving has been a touchy one in the metal community as of late, and the following story is another example of when things can go horribly wrong. Four years ago in February 2010, a woman named Kimberly Myers was injured  at a Fishbone show at the WXPN World Cafe when frontman Angelo “Dr. […]

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Michael Jackson to get his own metal covers comp

Posted by on September 30, 2013

Whatever your genre of choice, there is no denying the scope of influence Michael Jackson had over the course of his career. Even esteemed metal musicians carry a torch for the late King of Pop, and now there will be an audio record of it via the album, Thriller – A Metal Tribute to Michael Jackson, […]

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GWAR, Coheed And Cambria, August Burns Red, And Many Others Confirmed For Chicago’s Riot Fest

Posted by on May 15, 2012

In past years, Riot Fest was a punk rock festival that took place all over Chicago. It has since evolved into a multi-genre festival and carnival, set to take place in Humboldt Park with events at Congress Theatre and Cobra Lounge. And last night’s announcement of the first batch of bands confirmed for the September […]

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