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Avenged Sevenfold Cancels Summer Tour

by David Gagnon
Avenged Sevenfold announced recently that they have been forced to cancel their summer tour. According to the band, frontman and lead singer, M. Shadows has been ordered by his doctor to rest his vocal chords. The tour was to begin on July 22 in Mansfield, ME and end on September 2 in Houston, TX. The […]

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Covers, “Africa” by Toto

by David Gagnon
For whatever reason, “Africa” by Toto has been making a comeback. Not that I’m complaining, it’s a really good song. Lately, Trivium’s Matt Heafy, who has taken Twitch by storm recently, has put out a cover of “Africa” that he performed on his stream. Whipping out his seven-string electric to break up his trend of acoustic […]

Five Acts You Should Be Paying Attention To

by David Gagnon
While we shouldn’t necessarily be out with the old, we should welcome the new with open arms. Some of these bands have already established themselves within their respective circles, while others have yet to put out an album. Nonetheless, these artists are the future and should be recognized as such.   Khemmis Formed in 2012, […]

Former Pantera Drummer, Vinnie Paul Passes Away

by David Gagnon
The metal community has been sent into mourning this weekend with the sudden passing of former Pantera drummer, Vinnie Paul Abbott. A statement was released by the official Pantera Facebook page on Friday stating: Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the […]

Trivium Announce Fall 2018 Tour With Avatar and Light The Torch

by David Gagnon
Trivium has announced their next headlining tour for North America. If you haven’t seen this band before, now is the best time to do so. I got the chance to see them on their co-headlining tour with Arch-Enemy, and it was one of the wildest shows I have ever been to. Especially with their latest, and […]

Ghost Closes Show Early After Fan Collapses and Passes Away

by David Gagnon
On May 31st, the band, Ghost, ended their show in Milwaukee, WI after a fan in the crowd fainted during an intermission between songs. The paramedics were called, the man was taken away, and it was announced the rest of the show would be called off. The band also cancelled their appearance at a release party for […]