Tag Archives: New Zealand

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals’ New Zealand Shows cancelled due to Anselmo’s “white power” 2016 remarks

Posted by on March 18, 2019

According to Stuff.co.nz, Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals’ New Zealand shows, which were scheduled to take place on March 26th in Christchurch and March 27th in Auckland have been cancelled. Following the horrific terrorist attack by an extremist right-wing/white supremacist that occurred on Friday (15th) that killed fifty innocent lives, Anselmo’s actions from 2016’s […]

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Slayer and Anthrax Christchurch show cancelled after New Zealand’s terror attacks

Posted by on March 18, 2019

Horror struck New Zealand this past Friday (15th) as a 28-year-old Australian is currently accused of murdering 50 innocent lives after shooting two mosques in Christchurch. The attacker has expressed his hateful views on racism, anti-immigration, and has allegedly intended to spark a civil war in the U.S. Following this despicable and callous terrorist attack […]

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Serj Tankian and Corey Taylor respond to New Zealand’s terrorist attack

Posted by on March 15, 2019

Earlier this morning (15th), we woke up to the disturbing news to find forty-nine people have been killed and over 40 wounded in New Zealand’s terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch. These shootings have been documented as the nation’s deadliest attack as we are devastated about what happened. There have been constant updates on […]

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Dissident Aggression: Ulcerate Ain’t Your Daddy’s Death Metal

Posted by on September 6, 2013

In terms of musical genre categorization, death metal has always stood to form a wider umbrella over a broader pantheon of bands than the average music (or metal) fan would give credit for. Growl into a microphone something inaudible about zombies or human entrails, slap down some blast beats, some tremolo picking, and maybe even […]

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Foo Fighters Show In New Zealand Causes A “Volcanic Tremor”

Posted by on December 15, 2011

Foo Fighters may not be as heavy as  some of their fellow “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” nominees. But out of the five, only Dave Grohl and co. can claim their show caused a “volcanic tremor.” While the band was performing in Auckland, New Zealand this past Tuesday (December 13), geologists monitored the earth’s movements near […]

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AC/DC’s Drummer’s Cannabis Conviction Dropped

Posted by on April 1, 2011

The New Zealand Herald is reporting that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd’s conviction for cannabis possession has been dropped. Rudd was arrested last October when police found 25 grams of cannabis on his boat. Though he was sentenced by the Tauranga District Court last December, Rudd and his lawyer appealed to have the conviction dropped out of […]

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High On Fire’s Matt Pike Provides Video Report On The Christchurch Earthquake

Posted by on February 25, 2011

As we reported earlier this week, High On Fire and The Melvins were literally a minute away from boarding a plane in Christchurch, New Zealand when a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake erupted. While no one in the bands were injured, the death toll has reportedly risen to 102 people. Both bands are still reportedly in […]

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