Tag Archives: Scorpion Child

Crobot replace rhythm section

Posted by on April 10, 2017

For the past six years, Pennsylvania’s Crobot have been a quartet whose high energy live show has been their claim to fame. Signed to Wind-Up in 2013, the band have released two albums, with the most recent, Welcome to Fat City, released last year. However, on Friday, the band announced that their rhythm section, brothers Jake […]

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Find out how much Monster Magnet, Thrice, 311 and more made on the road

Posted by on August 11, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This time around, Billboard put together a sizable list of bands with their earnings after playing in several places, […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/23: The charts are anything but hollow

Posted by on June 23, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, really, we’ve got a lot of stuff here – as has been the norm lately. Nothing like a slew of releases to saturate your summer just in time for summer tours to […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 10th – Dreamer’s Disease

Posted by on June 10, 2016

Taking a short break from the overwhelming tide of new music that we’ve been experiencing, we get a fairly light list today. With a few hugely anticipated albums just over the horizon, though, expect the wave to pick up again soon. Today’s list has a good mix of established talent and hot new acts looking […]

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Job For A Cowboy back to working on the road

Posted by on January 22, 2016

It’s a little surprising that Job For a Cowboy put out the excellent Sun Eater album in late 2014, only to not go on the road in support of it. Sure, there was the fact that their van caught on fire, which would potentially stop a band from touring, but the response from their label to […]

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Kylesa, Cancer Bats, Ulver on Black Sabbath tribute album

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cleopatra Records has made put out some pretty interesting tribute albums in the past. The last one we remember is the sort of funny in theory but not super easy to listen to Thriller – a Tribute to Michael Jackson. Many of the label’s other releases are tributes produced by onetime KISS guitarist Bob Kulick, and while […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/5: All Hail Babymetal

Posted by on March 5, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, metal didn’t have a particularly strong presence on the charts in terms of big debuts or bumps in sales. But one debut shining through the rest sits firmly as one of the […]

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Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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Ex-Job For A Cowboy drummer joins Scorpion Child

Posted by on February 5, 2014

We were somewhat surprised when Jon “The Charn” Rice left Job For A Cowboy back in October. However, we’re slightly more shocked to find out what band he’s now in: Scorpion Child. According to Blabbermouth, the drummer has joined the Austin rock group amid recent lineup changes. Bassist and founding member Shaun Avants had the […]

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