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Tag Archives: Weezer

Baroness apparently still in the studio

Posted by on July 1, 2015

Pete Adams of Baroness (and Valkyrie) said back in April that the new Baroness album is three weeks from being done. Now, a photo of the band was posted to Apple Music, saying the band is, “recording with Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, New York. ” Fridmann is known for his work the […]

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Atreyu returning to play Aftershock Festival, working on new music

Posted by on July 1, 2014

While they’ve been hinting at it a bit via cryptic pictures on their social media, California metalcore band Atreyu have announced their return. The band have been working on new music and will be playing the Aftershock Festival on Sacramento, CA on September 14th. Here’s what the band’s Brandon Saller said about it: “The time […]

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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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Slayer, Samhain, Jane’s Addiction playing full albums at Riot Fest

Posted by on May 16, 2014

As we mentioned earlier this week, Chicago festival Riot Fest will be having their 10th anniversary this year. And in addition to spreading to two additional cities and possibly serving as the comeback for GWAR, the Fest has a few more tricks up it’s sleeve. One of the partners of the festival, Michael Petryshyn, has […]

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Which of the following metal rumors are true?

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Chances are, you spent the better part of the day wondering whether something unbelievable was true or if it was part of an April Fool’s prank (yeah, sorry about that). With that in mind, we decided to play a little game. We’ve compiled eleven “rumors” that have made their way around the metal community over […]

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Drummer Josh Freese Officially Splits With A Perfect Circle

Posted by on October 3, 2012

Fans have been ecstatic to see A Perfect Circle (somewhat) active again these past two years. The reformation has even given birth to a new song. However, a majority of A Perfect Circle’s shows have been without drummer Josh Freese. While at the time he was simply busy with other commitments, it’s now become apparent […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Producers That Are Also Musicians

Posted by on April 16, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Recently, both As I Lay Dying and Slayer revealed which producers they’ll be working in the studio soon. At first, these announcements reminded us how crucial of a role the producer can play during the recording sessions of a new album. […]

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Mastodon, Manowar, Blind Guardian Make “Geeky Concept Album” List

Posted by on January 11, 2011

The rock concept album has been around in some shape or form since the ’60s, when the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Since then, the concept has given us some of the best albums ever written (like Pink Floyd’s The Wall), and some of the worst (we’re looking at you, Operation: Mindcrime […]

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Touring May Be Hazardous To Your Health

Posted by on December 9, 2009

Alcohol? Drugs? Suicide? That’s so passe. The latest hazard to the rock and roll lifestyle is the road. In the past week, there have been three automobile accidents involving musicians,  two of them by metal bands. The first reported accident was the most serious, as Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo cracked three ribs, suffered internal injuries and sustained a lower […]

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Guitar Hero: Van Halen Tracklist Unveiled

Posted by on August 6, 2009

So the track listing for Guitar Hero: Van Halen has been announced, and not surprisingly, it’s got plenty of Van Halen. As previously reported, the game only draws from the David Lee Roth-era, so you Jimmy Buffet Sammy Hagar fans are out of luck. So are any Michael Anthony fans, as Wolfgang Van Halen, who […]

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