Tag Archives: Styx

Concert Calendar (8/8-8/14): Bands Performing For Their Masses – Rage Against the Machine, Generation Kill, & more

Posted by on August 8, 2022

    Ayo, Metal Insider’s readers, supporters, and music junkies: Hey there! In the past seven gnarly days, I muscled through work (vegan meal prep is not easy, but I do love a challenge), got to witness Incantation, Goatwhore, and Bewitcher demolish Manhattan’s (Le) Poisson Rouge with a top-tier friend of mine and shook OFF […]

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Styx, Tesla, and Loverboy set to headline RokIsland Fest, Key West in 2023

Posted by on June 27, 2022

  RokIsland Fest 2023 in Key West, Florida returns January 17 through 21. This second annual RokIsland festival will again be hosted by legendary rock personality Eddie Trunk. This year, an additional day of music has been added to its schedule in order to fit more iconic rock acts into the event. Styx, Tesla, Loverboy, […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Funny metal commercials

Posted by on September 16, 2016

Whether you like it or not, commercials and advertisements are unavoidable. Such ads can be entertaining, descriptive, or at times complete nonsense. We have moved in the direction of AdBlock, fast forwarding, changing the channel, or muting our computers to do what we can to escape from them. However, there are quite a few out […]

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Def Leppard Lets Go in futuristic new music video

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Def Leppard just released their new self-titled album today, their first new studio album since 2008’s Songs from the Sparkle Lounge. “Let’s Go” was already released as the first single, but now it gets its own futuristic music video, with plenty of spaceships and robots. Vocalist Joe Elliott talked to Rolling Stone last month about the first track […]

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Def Leppard get “Dangerous,” add more US dates for 2016

Posted by on October 21, 2015

As if playing a nearly 50-date tour with Styx and Tesla wasn’t enough, Def Leppard is still raring to go, and have announced more US tour dates for early 2016. They also recently released “Dangerous” (below) from their brand new (and still-unnamed) album which comes out on October 30th. Earlier this year vocalist Joe Elliott commented on touring with both […]

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Def Leppard guitarist to tour despite cancer reocurrence

Posted by on June 23, 2015

A few days ago, Def Leppard’s guitarist Vivian Campbell announced via Facebook that his cancer had returned and expressed his grief for possibly missing the band’s upcoming 48-date tour with Styx and Tesla due to his treatment schedule, but sugar has poured on him as his doctor was able to find an alternative way to treat him without interfering with […]

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Cancer reoccurrence forces Vivian Campbell to sit out Def Leppard dates

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Just a few days before Def Leppard were to embark on a 48-date tour with Styx and Tesla, guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that cancer has returned and he’ll be forced to stay home. Said Campbell via Facebook: “I’m saddened by the fact that my cancer has returned. However, I’m beyond consolation that it’s return will prevent me […]

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Def Leppard touring this summer with Styx, Tesla

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Billboard is reporting that Def Leppard with be doing a headline tour this summer with Styx and Tesla. The mammoth 48 date tour stretches from June into October, and won’t feature any “jams” with either of the support bands. “We’ve got plenty of songs that we’d like to play that we don’t really need anybody’s help on,” […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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