Tag Archives: King Conquer

Former King Conquer guitarist Brodie Wheeler dies

Posted by on September 28, 2016

The last time we wrote about Florida deathcore band King Conquer, it was about the passing of their former guitarist, John Byrd, allegedly from substance abuse. Sadly, that appears to be a common thread with the band, as they’ve just reported the death of another one of their guitarists due to substance abuse. This time, […]

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Former King Conquer guitarist dies of suspected drug overdose

Posted by on April 6, 2016

It’s always a solemn day in metal when someone dies. Unfortunately, John Byrd (formerly of King Conquer) joined the many who have passed in 2016. While it’s suspected it was a drug overdose, the band says they don’t want to be the ones to confirm how he died. This statement was released on Facebook early this […]

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King Conquer drummer attacked in mosh pit

Posted by on September 8, 2015

Last night (7), Florida deathcore band King Conquer was in Marietta, GA as part of the ‘Death Take Me Home’ tour with Here Comes the Kraken, Dealey Plaza and Adaliah. However, things got violent during Adaliah’s last song as  King Conquer drummer Chris Whited was attacked in the pit and needed to be taken to […]

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New and Noteworthy, July 16: A New Level

Posted by on July 16, 2013

While last week saw a bunch of new releases, this week is pretty light. However, there is still plenty of good stuff to go around for everyone! For one, the highly anticipated album from former Pantera and current Down frontman Phil Anselmo is out, we have new doom metal from Trouble, and more heavy stuff […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Hatebreed, Biohazard and Attack Attack! To Headline New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Posted by on February 1, 2011

The lineup to the New England Metal & Hardcore festival has been officially confirmed, and may surprise a few people. Usually a two day festival, the NEMHF has extended to three days, taking place on April 14, 15 and 16, and will once again return to The Palladium Theatre in Worcester, MA. Headlining the first […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 23rd – Spirit in Black

Posted by on November 23, 2010

If you’re not in the holiday spirit by now, then you must be Ebenezer Scrooge, The Grinch, or Satan. Even venues are getting into the holiday cheer, with holiday discounts on tickets all over the place. And with Black Friday looming this week, there’s no reason not to capitalize on the sale prices and buy […]

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