Category Archives: Heavy Metal

The last couple of years have already added stellar moments into the career of Judas Priest. Their most recent release, ‘Firepower,’ was their highest-charting release ever, and the accompanying tour has been met by big numbers. Keeping the momentum going, the band’s bassist Ian Hill has confirmed to the Austin Chronicle that Priest is
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How popular is heavy metal with independent musicians? How about this: TuneCore, the global platform used by independent musicians to help build audiences and careers, announced yesterday, that heavy metal was the fastest-growing genre among its artists. TuneCore's artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 2018. This brings total distribution revenue
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Canadian metal legends Anvil are not waiting around: They will be going back to Soundlodge studios in Germany this fall to begin recording a new album, aiming for a 2020 release. In a conversation with Heavy New York, guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow spoke about the band's plans for the follow-up to 2018's ‘Pounding The Pavement’: "
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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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