UK Sonisphere Festival 2013 Not Happening

Sonisphere UK has confirmed that it will not be holding a festival in 2013, but hopes to come back bigger and better in 2014. Sonisphere’s other festivals in Amneville, France and Milan, Italy will go on as planned. Full statement… Continue Reading

Stop the Presses: SPIN Ceases Print Publication

After months of speculation it came as no surprise that yesterday SPIN magazine announced it had ceased publishing its print edition. In a statement published on (see below), the magazine’s new publishers, Buzzmedia, stated that the publication will continue… Continue Reading

Deftones Hitting the Road in March

Nu metal titans Deftones are hitting the road in support of their recently released new album, Koi No Yokan. The tour begins in Rochester, NY on March 4 and ends March 30 in Houston, TX. Tour schedule is below. Deftones… Continue Reading

Metallica Launch Blackened Recordings

Iconic Bay Area metal band Metallica announced on Friday that they’ve launched their own label, Blackened Recordings. In a rare case of having a contract with Warner Music Group that apparently benefitted the band (eat your heart out, Prince), the quartet… Continue Reading