Category Archives: Heavy Metal

It is already the site of HeavyMontreal, one of the premier heavy metal and hard rock music festivals in North America, but now the city of Montreal has officially been recognized for its heavy metal scene. City Councillor, Craig Sauvé, successfully pushed through a formal motion making Montreal a “city of excellence” and a “heavy
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It might not be too long a wait for Metallica fans to hear new music from their favourite band. Guitarist Kirk Hammett says that the next album might not take as long to complete. Hammett told Australia's Mixdown magazine that once the band's "WorldWired" tour is done (it’s currently scheduled to last until November 2019),
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America’s heavy music fest, PSYCHO LAS VEGAS, returns to the Entertainment Capital of the World August 16 – 18, 2019. And this year, organizers have now revealed two of the heaviest hitters on this year's bill - metal titans Megadeth and Opeth will both be heading to Las Vegas. PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2019 will feature four stages and promises
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For fans lucky enough to catch Judas Priest on the next leg of its ‘Firepower’ tour, lead vocalist Rob Halford has a surprise for you: Halford has revealed that the band intends to “mix up” its set list. Halford and his bandmates will continue their tour, a 32-date run with fellow classic heavy rockers Uriah
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Metal fans, close your eyes and picture this: a Megadeth that would have included Pantera's Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. Sound far-fetched? Well according to Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, it almost happened. Mustaine was in conversation with the Tampa Bay Times, and he relayed a story that he once offered Dimebag the guitar gig with
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Long-running California band, Testament, are progressing with work on their new album, the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Brotherhood Of the Snake.’ Drummer Gene Hoglan spoke to Agoraphobic News, saying that he and guitarist Eric Peterson are well on their way with the songwriting: “We've got about five to six serious formations of songs. Nothing is quite
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Montreal’s ode to heavy metal, Heavy Montréal, is back for a 10th edition on July 27-28 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, and a scheduled list of all-star acts has been announced: SLAYER GHOST GODSMACK EVANESCENCE SLASH ANTHRAX STEEL PANTHER IN THIS MOMENT KILLSWITCH ENGAGE CLUTCH GAMMA RAY BEARTOOTH HATEBREED SKILLET ATREYU QUIET RIOT WATAIN KATAKLYSM
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