Korn and Alice in Chains have announced a co-headline amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Underoath will join as special guest on all dates, with Ho99o9 and Fever 333 opening select shows. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city outing will kick off July 18 in Del Valle, Texas, at Austin360 Amphitheatre, and make stops... Continue Reading →
Live Nation has unveiled details for the 2019 Ticket to Rock package—one ticket that gets fans in to some of the hottest rock shows all summer long. Artists included in this year’s package are Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin, Behemoth, Chevelle, Gojira, Korn, Slipknot, Underoath and Volbeat. Full lineups and dates for the participating tours will be announced soon.... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki ----- New Orleans’ Cane Hill made major strides in 2018 with its second full-length album, “Too Far Gone” (read Live Metal’s review). The record, which I named the best release of the year, expanded the band’s sound, adding different textures and flavors while remaining true to its heavy, groove-laden roots. Almost... Continue Reading →
At long last, here is my Best of 2018. My criteria is simple: These are the albums that I listened to the most during the past year, had the biggest impact and that I'm still listening to now!
The daily music schedule has been announced for the fifth annual Louder Than Life festival, which will return Sept. 28 to 30 to Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The festival will features a wide range of music artists, including Nine Inch Nails, Alice in Chains, Godsmack, Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown, on three stages, along... Continue Reading →
There are many milestones for a band to reach—signing a recording contract, releasing an album, getting played on the radio, hitting the road. But maybe the biggest sign that a band has established itself is being able to headline shows of its own. Cane Hill is about to take that major step, with its first... Continue Reading →
Alice in Chains has announced an Aug. 24 release for "Rainier Fog (BMG)," its first album in five years. The band is giving fans another sneak preview of the album with the release of a second track “So Far Under." Listen below. “So Far Under” follows the recent release of “The One You Know” and its Adam... Continue Reading →
The 12th annual Rock on the Range wrapped yet another sold-out weekend May 18 to 20 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. After selling out in record time in 2017, capacity was expanded in 2018, and Rock on the Range had its biggest year yet, with 140,000 on hand to witness performances from Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains and more. This marked the festival's... Continue Reading →