New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL have been confirmed for this year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany.
Continue reading OVERKILL Confirmed For Germany’s WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival
Rock My Monkey recently conducted an interview with James Malone of Virginia-based technical melodic death metallers ARSIS.
Continue reading ARSIS: New Audio Interview With JAMES MALONE Available
According to Gigwise.com, THIN LIZZY’s 1978 double LP “Live and Dangerous” was voted the greatest live album of all time in a new poll.
Continue reading THIN LIZZY, DEEP PURPLE, UFO, AC/DC Among Greatest Live Albums Of All Time
Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Dong Open Air festival, set to take place July 23-24, 2010 in Neukirchen-Vluyn (near Krefeld), Germany.
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German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have been confirmed for this year’s edition of the Elsrock festival, set to take place August 28, 2010 in Rijssen, Netherlands.
Continue reading DEW-SCENTED Confirmed For Holland’s ELSROCK Festival
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has cancelled its appearance at this year’s Norway Rock festival ? set to take place July 7-11, 2010 in Kvinesdal, Norway ? in order to take part in a “major U.S.
Continue reading BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Pulls Out Of NORWAY ROCK Festival
ANGER AS ART/ABATTOIR frontman Steve Gaines was interviewed on the latest edition of Metal Rules! Radio.
Continue reading ANGER AS ART Frontman Interviewed On METAL RULES! RADIO
The first in a series of weekly video blogs from HYDROGYN members Julie Westlake (vocals), Jeff Westlake (guitar) and Jeff Young (guitar; ex-MEGADETH) regarding the progress of the songwriting/recording sessions for the band’s new album, “Judgement”, can be viewed below.
Continue reading HYDROGYN: First ‘Judgement’ Video Blog Available
U.K-based metallers POWER QUEST will enter Remaster Studio in Vicenza, Italy on July 5 with producer Nick Savio to begin recording their fifth, as-yet- untitled album for a late 2010 release via Napalm Records.
Continue reading POWER QUEST To Enter Studio In July
I’m writing this before the men’s gold medal game, so I’m just going to run with a picture of our girls having some victory brews out on the ice and hope for the best. It was either that or Norway’s curling pants… Hello everybody and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back at the week in Punknews. I’m Adam White and I’ll be your guide through some of the most popular, notable, and otherwise attention getting stories of the past seven days. Each and every Punknews story is built from tips contributed by you fine folks, and here’s what got the community talking this week:
Also check out the Punknews Contests page for a chance to pick up some vinyl from hardcore/metal outfit All Shall Perish and show tickets from Four Year Strong.
With that we hand over this Sunday evening to you, the Punknews community. From that glorious, likely bearded rabble we’ve see the creation of everything from message boards and Punknews fantasy sports leagues to even a band or two. So talk amongst yourselves and we’ll see you Monday…
Continue reading Navel Gazing for February 28th, 2010
Tim Barry is currently on the road in support of his new record, 28th & Stonewall. Joining him for this adventure are Ninja Gun and their brand of southern-lovin-punkrock. We’ve got 2 tickets for 4 dates of the tour, including March 2nd in Virginia Beach (The Jewish Mother), March 3rd in Chapel Hill NC (Local 506), March 4th in Columbia SC (New Brookland Tavern) and March 5th in Atlanta GA (The Masquerade). If you’d like to go, send an email to PunknewsContests@gmail.com; with the desired date and city in the subject line. In the email message, please include your name, email address best way of contact (email, phone, etc). Good luck!
Continue reading Contests: Win tickets to see Tim Barry and Ninja Gun (Southeast, U.S.)
RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini and FOZZY/STUCK MOJO axeman Rich Ward were interviewed on this past Saturday’s (February 27) edition of the “Maximum Threshold” show.
Continue reading RATT, FOZZY Guitarists Interviewed On ‘Maximum Threshold’