Tag Archives: Mr. Big

Concert Calendar (1/27-2/10): The Previews You Need – Fit for a King, Machine Head, & more

Posted by on January 27, 2024

  ‘sup, ya’ll?! Thanks for supporting your 100,000% favorite metal website and allowing Ian to assist you in finding out about events, gigs, and some parties. It’s gonna be wild and crazy times as we head into February. Hey, Ian listed a whole bunch of great new shows for you this week and next week […]

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ICYMI: 2023 breakups & farewell announcements

Posted by on January 2, 2024

 

Artists have recently announced either a farewell tour, show, or quitting altogether. In case you missed it, here are just a few that were revealed in 2023:

Antagonist

Anti-Flag

Dawn Ray’d

Sum 41

The Agonist

Sepultura

KISS

Betraying The Martyrs

Kix

Mr. Big

Four additional artists who have called it quits

 

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Mr. Big announce Winter U.S. dates for ‘The BIG Finish’ Farewell Tour

Posted by on September 15, 2023

  Mr. Big embarked on their global farewell tour, The BIG Finish, earlier this year. With co-founder Pat Torpey’s passing in 2018, the band felt it was time to conclude this chapter. After a successful leg in Japan and Southeast Asia, including a memorable show at the Budokan in Tokyo, they’re taking the tour to […]

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Live Review: Rock Castle 2022 – A Medieval Metal Mecca

Posted by on October 10, 2022

  Last year, I performed at the newly re-branded Rock Castle festival in Moravsky Krumlov with my band Dragony. Since we enjoyed the experience so much, I decided to return to the beautiful medieval Czech town in 2022 with a more journalistic focus. This year’s Rock Castle ended up being the shortest of the three […]

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Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey dies at 64

Posted by on February 8, 2018

Drummer Pat Torpey, who was in Mr. Big from its formation in 1988, died today at the age of 64. He passed from complications from Parkinson’s disease, which he was officially diagnosed with in 2014. Torpey’s last album with the band was 2017’s Defying Gravity, where he served as drum producer, and he’d still toured with […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Here we are, prematurely wrapping up the dumpster fire that was 2017 and looking optimistically towards the nuclear irradiated fires of 2018. While it’s certainly been interesting in terms of world events, at least there has been a lot of good music released along the way. Having taken up writing New & Noteworthy (shameless self […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: Nine Inch Nails add some violence to the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I wasn’t here last week to do the charts and comment on the passing of Chester Bennington, but I’m not sure what I can say that hasn’t been said better elsewhere. Linkin Park weren’t […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 21st 2017: The New Music Seasons

Posted by on July 21, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new EP from Nine in Nails, as well as Wintersun’s long awaited “Winter Sessions” and an album from In This Moment. If you would like to check out last […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 7/14

Posted by on July 14, 2017

We can finally celebrate 25 years of Edguy with the release of Monuments out today via Nuclear Blast. With that said, it’s been a week of determination, consisting of Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody determined to return to the stage next month and Kid Rock being serious about becoming the senator of Michigan. While […]

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