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Tag Archives: Pink Floyd

Queen, Metallica, Tool among highest paid musicians of 2020 says Billboard

Posted by on July 23, 2021

  Queen tops the list of highest paid hard rock and heavy metal acts of 2020 according to Billboard’s highest-paid musicians of 2020 list. Reaching the no. 7 spot on the list of highest paid musicians overall, Queen tops the hard rock and heavy metal category with $13.2 million in earnings for 2020. Reaching no. […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Avenged Sevenfold wish you were here

Posted by on October 6, 2017

When Avenged Sevenfold released The Stage about a year ago, they weren’t done with it. Since then, they’ve released not only another original song (“Dose”), but have covered everything from Mr. Bungle’s “Retrovertigo” to the Beach Boys. Yesterday, they released a seventh song (and sixth cover. And to follow up the Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows,” […]

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Doom Side of the Moon Releases New Track From Pink Floyd Project

Posted by on July 13, 2017

While it seems that a band (particularly a metal band) cannot exist without performing at least one Pink Floyd cover it is much more rare to find a quality version. If their name doesn’t give it away, Doom Side of the Moon is a band that does metal covers of Floyd songs but the interesting […]

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Anthrax playing Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” acoustically is… interesting

Posted by on September 19, 2016

Anthrax have had quite an action-packed couple of days, what with playing two sold-out shows at the tiny Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn (review coming soon), in  between playing in front of considerably more people at Philly’s Rock Allegianc and Connecticut’s Revolution Rock Festival. In between that, they also visited SiriusXM, but instead of visiting Liquid […]

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Inter Arma make pretty nooses

Posted by on May 4, 2016

Inter Arma has set quite the bar for themselves after releasing an eye-opening debut (2010’s Sundown), a mammoth follow-up that landed on tons of year-end lists (2013’s Sky Burial), and a 45 minute single-track EP (2014’s The Cavern). Their new album, Paradise Gallows (out July 8th via Relapse), is likely to continue this trend.   […]

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Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess almost played DRUMS on Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Jordan Rudess is pretty talented, right? The Dream Theater keyboardist has been playing with the band since 1997, and not only is he a dynamic and talented keyboardist, he’s at the cutting edge of technology as well. But interestingly enough, not only did a young Rudess almost play keyboards on Pink Floyd’s seminal 1979 album The […]

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AC/DC secure licensing deal for upcoming tour

Posted by on March 25, 2015

With a North American tour set to kick off in August, AC/DC has to get their merchandise in order just like any other band. The multi-platinum selling group just signed a deal with Epic Rights and the licensing and merchandising company Perryscope, who has some hefty clients like Pink Floyd, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and David Gilmour. In […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me’s top 5 concept albums

Posted by on March 9, 2015

Between the Buried and Me are currently working on their follow-up to 2012’s The Parallax II: Future Sequence. With the band one of the headliners of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we caught up with the band’s bassist, Dan Briggs. And while we’ll get to that full interview at a later date, in the wake […]

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Study finds KISS are nearly illiterate, Metallica do better

Posted by on December 18, 2014

Earlier this year, a data analyst decided to find out who the most literate rapper was by taking the first 35,000 words of artists’ lyrics, figuring out how many unique words they used, and extrapolating that data. It found Aesop Rock the most literate and DMX  the least. So another data analyst decided to do […]

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