Tag Archives: Lollapalooza

Ghost BC, Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA To Play Lollapalooza?

Posted by on March 28, 2013

While nothing’s official yet, it looks like the lineup of this year’s Lollapalooza has leaked. According to blog Slicing Up Eyeballs (ed note: ouch) multiple sources have confirmed that a leaked photo of the lineup, which is due to be announced next week, is legit. Headlined by The Cure, Mumford & Sons, the Killers and […]

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Video: Black Sabbath Performs Lollapalooza

Posted by on August 6, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnACyWIGBMc[/youtube] The last two days of Lollapalooza experienced some weather issues. However, Black Sabbath’s headlining set on the festival’s first night (August 3) went on without a hitch. And over this past weekend, fan filmed footage of the band’s first (and as of now only for this year) American date since reuniting has made its […]

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Weighs In On Sabbath, Van Halen

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One of the best things about being in a band as a duo is that there aren’t generally lineup shuffles.  And it doesn’t seem like  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is a fan of lineup changes that much. In an interview with Rolling Stone, The drummer had some choice things to say about Black Sabbath and […]

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Bill Ward Confirms That He Will Not Be Playing With Black Sabbath This Summer

Posted by on May 15, 2012

When Black Sabbath announced plans to perform at Lollapalooza and a one-off hometown show, in addition to the previously announced Download Festival gig, one question remained: who will be behind the drum kit? Well today, original drummer Bill Ward has confirmed that it won’t be him. In a very lengthy new statement, Ward gave a rundown of the […]

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Black Sabbath Announces Hometown Warm Up Show In Birmingham

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Originally, Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma forced Black Sabbath to limit their reunion plans for 2012 to performances at this year’s Download Fest and Lollapalooza. Earlier this morning, though, the band announced plans to perform a warm up show prior to Download Festival in their hometown. Black Sabbath will indeed perform at the O2 Academy in Birmingham […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 4/27: Which 2012 Summer Touring Fest Has The Strongest Lineup?

Posted by on April 27, 2012

With the official announcement of the Trespass America Festival this past week, this Summer has gotten even more crowded with touring festivals. It’s a Summer that will find Mayhem Fest, Summer Slaughter, All Stars Tour and others duking it out for the consumers’ money. But which Summer touring festival is giving the most bang for […]

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Video: At The Drive-In Perform First Show In 11 Years

Posted by on April 11, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vii1UduMPZY[/youtube] This past weekend, At the Drive In announced a string of “warm up” shows in their home state of Texas. And Monday night (April 9), the reunited post hardcore group performed their first show in about 11 years since first disbanding at Red 7 in Austin, TX. The band also performed last night (April 10) at Trees […]

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Black Sabbath Confirmed For This Year’s Lollapalooza

Posted by on April 11, 2012

This morning, the lineup for this year’s Lollapalooza was officially announced. And though most of the lineup had been leaked earlier this week, the announcement confirms that Black Sabbath will indeed be performing at Lollapalooza. Also confirmed for the three day festival in Chicago are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Jack White, […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Weird Concert Bills

Posted by on January 23, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Van Halen turned a few heads earlier this year when announcing that Kool and the Gang would be opening for them on their upcoming tour. While they’re a great way to usher in the party rock vibe of classic VH, […]

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Video: Cee Lo Green Covers Danzig’s “Mother”

Posted by on August 16, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TISrLc0WbMI[/youtube] We’ve seen Cee Lo Green join Motley Crue on stage for a mash up of his hit “Fuck You” and “Don’t Go Away Mad.” But it looks like Mr. Green’s knowledge of metal doesn’t stop at 80’s hair rock. During his set at Lollapalooza August 6 in Chicago, the R&B singer/The Voice judge performed […]

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