Wednesday, September 19
Now that was a real pit.
It seems every touring rock act with a GA floor in front of them has one now. Hell, kids will swirl and crowdsurf in front of Evanescence these days, but last night's floor wasn't about old-schoolers showing up the youth. It was about a p ... More >>
See also: Ten of August's best music photos
This summer's musical choices have been made. Our thighs have been chafed from festivals, our livers raked over the fiery coals, our eardrums gently caressed. And now, as we drift into the last quarter of the year, we're taking one look back at some of o ... More >>
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Iron Maiden, Coheed and Cambria
Gexa Energy Pavilion
Friday, August 17
Talking to a number of people who saw Iron Maiden's last show back in June 2010, the common complaint was too many new songs and not enough old songs. The six-piece gave the nearly-filled Gexa ... More >>
The Misfits' Michale GravesNothing pisses rock fans off worse than the lead singer of their favorite band being replaced. This happens across genres, but it's most common within hard rock -- pop, country and R&B vocalists' departures are usually a precursor to their solo efforts; very rarely ... More >>
Dave Grohl, Slayer's Kerry King and Dio's Simon Wright are among the rock and metal icons that have been confirmed to participate in an upcoming all-star benefit jam at Los Angeles' the Key Club, held in Arlington native and Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's honor. The event, called Di ... More >>
This year was such a good one for heavy music, I wound up having to cheat when putting this list together. I just couldn't settle on ten albums that kicked my ass the hardest in 2009; there were dozens of candidates. The best I could do was fourteen, so each of my top four slots are ties.
Mastod ... More >>
Noise is not for everybody.
Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery.
“Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>