Posts Tagged ‘opening’

Stone Temple Pilots Take Stage at Canada Gig After 2-Hour Wait, Cancel Next Night’s Show

Stone Temple Pilots fans in Abbotsford, British Columbia, last night (Sept. 17) had to exercise an extreme amount of patience in order to see the band play live as the rockers finally took to the stage two hours after the opening band without any explanation to ticket-holders regarding their tardiness. According to fan reports, the opening act went on promptly at 8:30 and then concertgoers were left in suspense for

Metallica Special Effects Video From Mexico City Show Posted

Metallica’s eight-concert run in Mexico City has begun at the Palacia de los Deportes. A video of the ‘best effects’ during the opening show on Saturday, July 28 is now available (watch below). The nine minute clip includes shots of various pyro and lighting effects, including what appeared to be stagehands catching on fire. During ‘Enter Sandman,’ a flare malfunctioned, and two stagehands examining it were engulfed in flames.  The show

Jonathan ‘JDevil’ Davis Joins Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson on ‘Twins of Evil’ Tour

For those of you who thought it couldn’t get any better than Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson touring together on the ‘Twins of Evil‘ tour this fall, we bring you news that another hard rock heavyweight is joining the run. Korn vocalist Jonathan Davis is stepping away from his band to explore his EDM alter-ego JDevil as the opening act for the two headliners. Davis says, “I like to think

Extreme Metal Olympics: Group 1, Round Two

Welcome to the second round of the Extreme Metal Olympics, where some of the world’s heaviest and most iconic bands defend their country’s honor in a series of battles to the death. Each band has been chosen for their importance and contributions to death metal, black metal, extreme metal, grindcore and other various offshoots. 16 bands have emerged victorious from the Opening Round, and have advanced to compete in Round

Extreme Metal Olympics: Group 2, Round Two

Group two in the Extreme Metal Olympics contains some of the most purely brutal bands from around the globe. The winners from the Opening Round will now compete in some of the most diverse battles offered in the Extreme Metal Olympic groups. Brazilian thrash legends Sepultura defeated India’s Demonic Resurrection in the Opening Round, bringing the brutal Brazilians into Round Two. They will now face Norway’s Immortal, who beat German technical

Daily Reload: Lamb of God, Tool + More

In today’s Daily Reload, Lamb of God are forced to cancel their North American summer tour with Dethklok and Gojira due to Randy Blythe’s incarceration; Tool drummer Danny Carey gives an update on upcoming album; and we give you the opening round of Loudwire’s Extreme Metal Olympics! Also, Metallica will start to focus on their new record in September; Down offer stream of new song ‘Witchtripper’; Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

Hellyeah, Tremonti + Baroness Make Strong Debuts on Billboard 200 Chart

New albums from Hellyeah, Tremonti and Baroness have debuted in the upper echelon of the Billboard 200 album chart in their opening week of release. Hellyeah’s ‘Band of Brothers’ lands at No. 19 while Tremonti’s ‘All I Was’ cracks the chart at No 29 and Baroness take the No. 36 spot with their new disc ‘Yellow & Green.’ ‘Band of Brothers’ is the third album from Hellyeah, and sold 19,000 copies