Tag Archives: Orion Music and More

Metallica Confirms Orion Fest Will Return In 2013

Posted by on July 26, 2012

While we were at Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music & More festival earlier this summer, the band said several times while performing that this was indeed an annual event. Following the festival, the band said that they’d be making an announcement over the next few weeks as to whether they would do it again, and it […]

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Grace Perry Of Landmine Marathon: “Metal Has Grown Up”

Posted by on July 18, 2012

Taking the grindcore world by storm is Phoenix’s female-fronted Landmine Marathon. Heavily influenced by genre pioneers Napalm Death, they’ve toured with the likes of Warbringer, Nasum, and Prothestic Record labelmates Skeletonwitch. Personally selected by James Hetfield to play the inaugural Orion Music + More, the band is certainly headed in the right direction. Frontwoman Grace […]

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Red Fang: “Hopefully Early Next Year We’ll Have Our New Record Finished”

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Since 2009, when their first album was released on Sargent House, Portland’s Red Fang has quickly gained popularity. Now signed to Relapse Records, the quartet released Murder the Mountains in 2011 to glorifying reviews and hit the road with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Metallica took notice and invited them to grace the Damage […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl 6/29: Will Orion Return Next Year?

Posted by on June 29, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. As you probably know by now, the Metal Insider crew had a blast last weekend at Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music & More. And in […]

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We’ll Be At Orion Music & More Festival This Weekend

Posted by on June 22, 2012

So the inaugural Orion Music & More festival is this weekend, and Metal Insider will be representing! The festival promises to be the most exciting thing to happen at Atlantic City’s Bader Field since a plane overshot the runway and landed up in the water. It’ll be interesting both for the metal bands that are […]

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Orion Festival Posts Map Of Grounds

Posted by on June 19, 2012

Headed to the Orion Music and More Festival this weekend? The site has put up a map of the grounds, as well as directions on how to get there.

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Even Metallica Can’t Make A Profit From Royalties Anymore

Posted by on May 22, 2012

Thanks to their battle with Napster, Metallica have often been stereotyped as “greedy rockstars” who are “wealthy beyond belief.” So it might be hard to think that Metallica would do anything that wouldn’t see a return in profit. However, in an interview with Rolling Stone (in which Metallica appear on the subscriber’s special issue cover), […]

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Kyng To Open For Danzig On Upcoming ‘Danzig Legacy’ Shows/Tour With Ex-Misfits Guitarist

Posted by on May 18, 2012

Back in March, Danzig announced a handful dates to coincide with his Bonnaroo appearance. Some of these shows will be billed as “Danzig Legacy” (where Danzig performs sets of Samhain, Misfits and solo material) while others will simply feature ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Von Frankenstein as a special guest. And now it would appear that Kyng […]

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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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The Black Dahlia Murder Added To Metallica’s Orion Music & More

Posted by on April 18, 2012

This morning, Metallica revealed the schedules for both days of the Orion Music & More festival (taking place on June 23 and 24 in Atlantic City). Along with the announcement, the festival also nonchalantly mentioned a new addition to the Damage Inc. stage: The Black Dahlia Murder. That’s right, the Detroit death metal group will […]

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