One of the nicest dudes in music, and a personal favorite of mine, that also helped to usher in a whole generation of music has left us forever. My heart goes out to Black Dahlia Murder and their fans across the world that he’s touched over the years. I have no other words at the […]
Strap on your big boy pants, this one is going to be a banger from start to finish! “Zakk has been a friend and an inspiration to me as a guitar player, songwriter, and beard grower since we met in 1988,” said Anthrax‘s Scott Ian. “We’ve had the privilege to share festival stages with Zakk […]
ALL THAT REMAINS KICK OFF “THE FALL OF IDEALS” ANNIVERSARY TOUR WITH TRIUMPHANT SOLD-OUT SHOW + GOLD PLAQUES
Unless you’re living under a rock and haven’t seen the lineup for Aftershock Festival 2022 in Sacramento, here you go. It’s not quite a “banger” after Friday’s lineup, but I will say that I feel like they appropriately billed it finally from day to day, which has been a critique of the festival for a […]
SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS release their highly-anticipated fourth album titled 4 today, Friday, February 11 via Gibson Records in partnership with BMG. Early reviews from across the globe are pouring in for 4 (see below) which is available digitally and in exclusive physical bundles now. Purchase the new album 4 everywhere HERE, […]
Aftershock Announces Entry Protocols for Festival, October 7, 8, 9 & 10 At Discovery Park In Sacramento, CA Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test Result Within 72 Hours Will Be Required At the upcoming Aftershock festival, safety is the NUMBER ONE concern. To protect the health of fans, artists, staff and crew, all […]
The new video from Northern California’s Destroy Boys for “Locker Room Bully” was released today below before the release of their third studio album “Open Mouth, Open Heart” being released on October 8th. I don’t know about you, but they’ve been growing on me and am loving seeing some locals keep moving up!
Joey Jordison, the co-founding member and prolific former drummer of Slipknot has passed away at the age of 46. The statement as released by his family reads as: The statement reads: “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021. […]
Just what we all need next year!
The week of tour announcements continues! Savannah, GA swamp rockers BLACK TUSKwill be hitting the road in September for a two and a half week tour throughout the U.S.! The run will kick off on September 2 in Asheville, NC and will conclude on September 18 in Orlando, FL! The full run of dates can be found below and tickets […]
Black Label Society is doom troopin’ the US this fall with Obituary and Prong!
Black Dahlia Murder schedule 2021 tour with After The Burial, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil and more…
Anti-Flag have announced their return to the road and their Fall 2021 headline North American tour dates. The first leg will kick off on September 14 in Grand Rapids, MI and run through October 14 in Vancouver. Support will come from Dog Party, Grumpster, and Oxymorrons. The second leg features Bad Cop/Bad Cop and Doll Skin. It kicks off on November 2 in […]
KNOTFEST Roadshow returns to the US this fall! We’ll see you on the road with Slipknot, FEVER 333 & Code Orange. Tickets on-sale Friday, June 4. Pre-Sale starts tomorrow at knotfestroadshow.com *KSE will NOT be appearing on the 9/25 show in Indianola, IA.
BUCKCHERRY premiere today the video for the title track of their forthcoming album Hellbound, set for release on June 25. Watch it here. The video, directed by KasterTroy and shot in Las Vegas, follows the release last month of the video for the song “So Hott.” The “Hellbound” track is available now for download and streaming on all DSPs here. […]
AUGUST BURNS RED ANNOUNCE LEVELER 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY HEADLINE TOUR FIT FOR A KING, ERRA, + LIKE MOTH TO FLAMES TO SUPPORT LEVELER: 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OUT NOW AUGUST BURNS RED — JB Brubaker [lead guitar], Brent Rambler [rhythm guitar], Matt Greiner [drums], Jake Luhrs [lead vocals], and Dustin Davidson [bass] — have announced their Fall 2021 headline tour. The “Leveler 10-Year Anniversary Tour” kicks off on September 9 in Philadelphia and runs through October 31 in Sayreville, […]
One of my absolute favorites has dropped a new single “The Reticent.” Check it out here: https://youtu.be/UXnoxCZ5QxY
NEW ALBUM SONGS OF LOSS AND SEPARATION OUT JULY 16 BAND SHARES VIDEO FOR NEW SONG “THE BURDEN OF BELIEF” — WATCH + LISTEN TIMES OF GRACE, featuring Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage, return after a 10-year hiatus with their second album Songs of Loss and Separation, out July 16 via the band’s own imprint label, Wicked Good Records, distributed by ADA Worldwide. Pre-order it here, and check out the band’s newly-relaunched […]
I love Fu Manchu, and they’ve announced a 2021 30th anniversary tour, which should make all of us feel old, but I plan on rocking out with them this year!
Welcome To Rockville Returns In 2021 With Massive Lineup IncludingMETALLICA, NINE INCH NAILS & DISTURBEDFlorida’s Biggest Rock ExperienceExpands To Four Days & Shifts To A New Month For 2021,November 11-14 At Daytona International Speedway In Daytona Beach, FLFestival Also Features Rob Zombie, Deftones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lamb Of God, Social Distortion, The Offspring, Staind, Mudvayne, Cypress […]
Bottlerock, which takes place in Napa, CA most non Covid years is returning with some monster headliners including Guns ‘N Roses and Foo Fighters! Pre-Register for tickets, for more information on the full lineup here: https://www.bottlerocknapavalley.com
Grammy-nominated band IN THIS MOMENT will make their triumphant return to the road this September. The band will embark on a headline U.S. tour this fall, dubbed “The In-Between Tour.” The trek kicks off on September 17 in Lincoln, Nebraska and winds through the country before wrapping on November 21in Atlanta. All confirmed dates are below. Support will come from Black Veil Brides, DED, and Raven Black. Tickets […]
After welcoming a sold-out crowd of 60,000 peoplein 2018, Aftershock returns even bigger this year, expanding to three full days of performances from some of the most popular music acts, including a mix of chart-topping headliners and up-and-coming buzzworthy bands across the rock spectrum. The eighth annual edition of California’s biggest rock festival takes place Friday, October 11, Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 at Discovery Park near […]
AFTERSHOCK JUST GOT BIGGER! Aftershock will return to Discovery Park in Sacramento, California and we’ve extended the show to THREE DAYS: Friday – Sunday, October 11th – 13th, 2019 You know what that means – more time to ROCK! More good news: Pre-sale tickets are available NOW! Click below for a first shot at getting your tickets to California’s […]
With Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies & L7, Plus & More On Select Dates With Tastings From A Selection Of Over 100 Different Craft Beers Including The Debut Of Rancid & Ska Brewing’s Brewstomper Golden Ale Touring Festival Launches May 11 In Phoenix, AZ With Stops In Tucson, AZ; Englishtown, NJ; Boise, ID; Tacoma, WA; […]
HATEBREED ANNOUNCE SECOND LEG OF 25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR FEATURING OBITUARY, MADBALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT, PRONG, & SKELETAL REMAINS NEW DATES SLATED TO HIT THE MIDWEST + WEST COAST IN MAY FIRST LEG TO KICK OFF IN APRIL 2019 & FEATURES OBITUARY, CRO-MAGS, TERROR, & FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Hatebreed remain one of the most relevant and impactful acts in the hard rock and […]
They’re coming and they’re bringing their very unique brand of hard rock from Sweden to Harlow’s in Sacramento this weekend 2/17 Sacramento!! Below is the press release on their most current record: New DANKO JONES Album ‘A Rock Supreme’ Due April 26; ‘Dance Dance Dance’ Single Out Now Acclaimed hard rockers’ U.S. tour with Nashville […]
Rocklahoma is set to take place on Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Now in its 13th year, America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party will feature performances from some of today’s top rock artists, including: Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, […]
In a massive announcement this morning as we await the new In Flames Music, it appears that Within Temptation and In Flames have joined up for North American tour. I for one cannot wait.
With what appears to be one hell of a lineup for a shortened day of Ozzfest, they did a nice job with the announcement a few weeks ago and I for one am heavily looking forward to what will be my 16th Ozzfest! Unfortunately for those outside of California this may be a tough one […]
Well, it’s about God damn time a band such as High On Fire was recognized. I’ve never been a supporter of the Grammy’s or the Oscars because it’s a “who you know” and “popularity contest” as opposed to what it should be – about the music (or movie). Congratulations to High On Fire for breaking […]
In what is a total bummer for those of us that were looking forward to seeing High On Fire this fall/winter, we unfortunately we will not be able to. All of us at Loud & Heavy wish him a quick recovery! The following is the official announcement: (October 29, 2018) High On Fire will not participate in […]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks, I’m sure you’ve noticed that As I Lay Dying is planning a new album release as well as a new tour to go along with it. And oddly enough I think they’ve underestimated the amount of people that still support them even after frontman […]
Paradise Lost have announced a US tour. The first since 2012, and surprisingly their 30th anniversary tour, here’s the excerpt from the band: JUST ANNOUNCED: 30th Anniversary North American Tour with special guests SÓLSTAFIR and The Atlas Moth! “The last time we toured in the USA, was in 2012 on the ‘The Epic Kings and […]
(Photo: ©Annamaria DiSanto\/WireImage) Last night I came out of a movie premiere for some of our film scene folks here in Sacramento to the news of the passing of Vinnie Paul, brother to Dimebag Darrell, and famed drummer of the great Pantera and rockers Hell Yeah. But I feel the need to share this story […]
In an interesting attempt to make other human beings interact with other human beings, NIN has made it virtually impossible to buy tickets for their latest tour anywhere other than in person on the day they go on sale. While one could assume this is a feable attempt to appeal to the hipsters who will […]
Black Fast never disappoints, and I mean never. This new track Cloak of Lies is absolutely scorching! While I have to say from a video production standpoint I don’t feel like it really embodies the bands live performance at all, which is also scorching. So I always feel that if you’re going to make a […]
To kick off their celebration of ten years as a band, Dark Operative is proud to present POWER TRIP’s Opening Fire: 2008-2014, a complete collection of the band’s earliest non-LP output. Opening Fire: 2008-2014 documents POWER TRIP’s self-titled 7”, “This World” (from The Extermination Vol: II LP compilation on Flatspot Records), “Hammer of Doubt” (2010 […]
In an age where I had no idea that box sets were still a thing, it appears that Guns ‘N Roses have decided to NOT reunite as many speculated, hoped and prayed, but have decided to instead continue the cash cow that has become the new GnR. Apparently it was not enough that they were […]
Is there a full reunion coming? First there was a strange billboard, now if you go to www.gnr.fm there is an official countdown that ends on Friday, showing all of the original Appetite For Destruction lineup. We shall see.
“Humans, we are coming to tear your world apart with a live performance the likes of which has never been seen on this or any other planet! This album, “The Blood of Gods,” is the greatest thing since French toast. Just hearing these songs performed will result in an instant paroxysm of weeping, gnashing of […]
Kicking off this fall is the Broken Bones Tour headlined by Devildriver and Superjoint, with support coming from King Parrot, Cane Hill and Child Bite. Starting September 23rd in Austin, TX and running till October 20th in Orlando, FL. Check out the complete list of dates below for what is set to be one […]
Oceans Ate Alaska has surprised us all by dropping a new song off their as of forthcoming and for now untitled new album. This is also the first time we have heard new music from the band since adding new vocalist Jake Noakes. Overall the track is everything I loved about the original Oceans […]
Ahoy! Pirate-metalers Alestorm have released the first single with accompanying video from their upcoming album No Grave But The Sea which is to be released May 26th via Napalm Records. The new song answers a very important question we’ve all needed to know, what is it that a pirate really needs? Alestorm has taken it […]
Ghost have announced additional headlining dates to take place this summer during the band’s North American tour with Iron Maiden. Pre-sale tickets for the 13 headlining dates will be available for purchase beginning today at 1:00 PM local time. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning this Friday, March 31st at 10:00 AM local […]
Calling all corpses and ghoul-scouts, Wednesday 13 is back with a brand new music video! What The Night Brings is the first single off of his upcoming Nuclear Blast debut, Condolences, which releases June 2nd. What The Night Brings sees Wednesday sticking to the heavier sound we heard on the previous release, Monsters of […]
The Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, is set to return for its 23rd year and is really covering all the musical bases this year. Everything from Punk to Hardcore to Metalcore is represented here in what is sure to be the heaviest festival package of the year. The full list of artists and dates […]
Wage War has unleashed a brand new song called “Stitch,” paired with a heavy-hitting, in-your-face music video. The single is taken from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, set for release this year. Blueprints on one of our favorite albums of the year when it dropped in 2015, and Stitch seems to be picking right […]
Cyhra, a new project featuring former Amaranthe singer Jake E. and ex-In Flames guitarist Jesper Strömblad, have signed to Spinefarm Records. The band, which formed a year ago, will enter the studio this spring, with the debut album expected to drop in the fall. The core members, who cut their teeth in two incredibly influential […]