Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:27:23 GMT
Los Angeles-based CMH RECORDS has announced the release of Pickin' On Nirvana: The Bluegrass Tribute Featuring Iron Horse, the latest installment of their series featuring bluegrass interpretations of influential artists. Set for a special vinyl Record Store Day first release on April 22 with a digital release to follow April 28, the Nirvana tribute collection continues the tradition CMH began in the 90's with Pickin' On The Beatles.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:15:46 GMT
As previously reported here, when Megadeth won their "Best Metal Performance" Grammy for their 2016 album, Dystopia , at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, the house band performed Metallica's "Master of Puppets" as the band walked to the stage. The error was particularly unfortunate seeing as Megadeth were finally winning a Grammy after 12 prior nominations.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:48:29 GMT
The RADIO CONTRABAND ROCK RADIO CONVENTION 2017 wrapped up another successful event which ran from last WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15th thru FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th at the HARD ROCK HOTEL in LAS VEGAS, NV. The event kicked off last WEDNESDAY night with a Kick Off Party at GOOSE ISLANDS club in HARD ROCK HOTEL.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:38:52 GMT
James Hetfield of Metallica and Lady Gaga perform "Moth Into Flame" at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale for Lady Gaga's second "Joanne World Tour" stop at T-Mobile Arena on Dec. 16 as her worldwide tour ends.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:41:47 GMT
Metallica have been lambasted for some of their production decisions over the years. The low volume of Jason Newsted's bass on 1988's ...And Justice for All and Lars Ulrich's aggressively ringing snare drum on 2003's St. Anger are two instances where the band has received backlash from fans and critics.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:35:50 GMT
The good news: 26 million people were glued to their TV sets to watch the Grammy Awards as heavy metal heroes Metallica gave their genre a rare appearance on network television. The bad news: A decent portion of their must-see duet with Lady Gaga was sung into a dead microphone; .
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:41:37 GMT
David Ellefson, Dirk Verbeuren, Dave Mustaine, and Kiko Loureiro of music group Megadeth attend The 59th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2017 in Los Angeles. When Megadeth picked up their first-ever Grammy for best metal performance this past Sunday , it was a long time coming, but not for lack of trying -- they'd been nominated nine times before in their 34-year career.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:44:09 GMT
Shinedown's "How Did You Love" earns the top spot on the active rock airplay chart. Singles by The Pretty Reckless and Breaking Benjamin join the Top 5. After two weeks at #1, Metallica's "Atlas, Rise!" falls from the top spot on Mediabase's active rock airplay chart.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:38:22 GMT
First up, Metallica. The hard rock icons collaborated with Lady GaGa on a version of 'Moth Into Flame' during the awards telecast, which wasn't to my liking, but now they're giving fans what they really want, a North American summer tour to promote the band's new album, Hardwired& To Self-Destruct.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 03:31:59 GMT
When Sepultura formed in Brazil in 1984, there was little evidence to suggest that the band was ever going to be anything more than your run-of-the-mill death metal outfit. By the second album, Schitzophrenia , people were taking notice.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:08:36 GMT
It happened just after 4 p.m. on Belmont Avenue between Milford Street and Logan Street in the East New York section. An armed man was fatally shot by police in East New York after exchanging gunfire with officers Thursday afternoon, police said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:42:32 GMT
Kirk Hammett is parting ways with a part of his classic car collection. The Metallica guitarist is selling his 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 2+2, which you can bid on now via eBay .
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:29:16 GMT
The heavily-anticipated "WorldWired" Tour started public on sales on Friday, February 17th, and Metallica tickets will be selling fast. The summer tour hits major stadiums in the US, including: MetLife Stadium, NRG Stadium, Comerica Park and more.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:57:28 GMT
Metallica will spend their summer playing stadiums across the U.S. on their first full-length North American tour in eight years, in support of their new album Hardwiredto Self-Destruct , and drummer Lars Ulrich promises the shows will be "awesome." "I'm just excited about the fact that that's still possible to go out and play stadiums 36 years into a career and that people give a s***," Ulrich tells Rolling Stone .
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:42:26 GMT
The Grammys have issued an official apology to Metallica and Lady Gaga for the technical difficulties experienced during their performance of "Moth Into Flame.' Along with the apology, a longtime Grammy producer theorized that one of the extras onstage kicked a cable, causing James Hetfield 's mic to go dead.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:35:46 GMT
The 2017 NME Awards took place Wednesday night, and Metallica , Bastille and The 1975 all earned the publication's notorious middle finger trophy. Metallica won the Best International Band award, and The 1975 earned the Best Live Band title.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:04:48 GMT
The longtime producer of the Grammy Awards is offering apologies to Metallica and Shirley Caesar after a technical glitch and a misprint marred their inclusion on the show. The mic for Metallica's James Hetfield wasn't initially working when the band took the stage to perform with Lady Gaga, and Caesar, a lifetime achievement award honoree, was misidentified during the televised ceremony when a photo of another gospel star, CeCe Winans, was shown instead of her during a montage clip.