Ticket Giveaway: Between The Buried And Me @ El Rey

North Carolina prog masters Between The Buried And Me are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their 2007 album ‘Colors’ this year by performing the album in its entirety on a headline tour across North America, with support acts The Contortionist, Polyphia and Toothgrinder. The tour hits Los Angeles for a show at the El Rey on Saturday October 7th. Continue reading “Ticket Giveaway: Between The Buried And Me @ El Rey”

Misfits announce Las Vegas Show

The Misfits featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein have announced another show in addition to the already sold-out Los Angeles show on Saturday December 30th. They will be performing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday December 28th, with support acts Alkaline Trio and Fear. Tickets go on sale Friday September 29th at 10 AM local time via AXS.comContinue reading “Misfits announce Las Vegas Show”

Iron Maiden to release ‘The Book Of Souls – Live Chapter’

To celebrate the successful conclusion of their world tour in support of their latest studio album ‘The Book Of Souls’, metal legends Iron Maiden have announced a live album called ‘The Book Of Souls – The Live Chapter’. Set for release on November 17th, the album will be available on CD, deluxe CD and vinyl. The album presents live recordings of songs that comprised the tour setlist. Continue reading “Iron Maiden to release ‘The Book Of Souls – Live Chapter’”

Photo Gallery: Metal Assault Night Vol. 11 @ The Viper Room

Photos by C. Jones

September 10th 2017, The Viper Room, West Hollywood CA: Vol. 11 of our series of Metal Assault Night events at The Viper Room took place last Sunday, featuring LA hard rockers Yeghikian celebrating the release of their new album ‘The Greatest Hits’, plus opening acts Evol Walks and The Conduit and closing act Mirrors. It was one for the books, and packed to the rafters, on a Sunday! In case you missed it, our man C. Jones was on site to take some photos. Enjoy the snaps below, and keep tabs on our upcoming events! Continue reading “Photo Gallery: Metal Assault Night Vol. 11 @ The Viper Room”

Ticket Giveaway: Epica & Lacuna Coil @ Observatory OC

Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica are returning to North America for ‘The Ultimate Principle’ tour, to present material from their latest album ‘The Holographic Principle’ and an assortment of older tunes. They’re bringing with them Lacuna Coil, Insomnium and Elantris as support acts to make it a package fans simply cannot afford to miss. The tour hits Santa Ana CA for a show at The Observatory Orange County on Saturday September 16th. Continue reading “Ticket Giveaway: Epica & Lacuna Coil @ Observatory OC”

Metal Heaven: Accept plays epic Two-Hour Set at Saban Theatre

By Erik E. Wrath 
(photos by Adrian Mejia)

September 7th 2017, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills CA: German classic metal legends Accept were in town for a very special show, to promote their latest Nuclear Blast release ‘The Rise Of Chaos’, and of course, to present an assortment of classics from their illustrious career spanning nearly five decades. For this event at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Vicious Rumors were chosen as the support act. LA metalheads came out in large numbers to enjoy an evening of the finest old-school metal. Continue reading “Metal Heaven: Accept plays epic Two-Hour Set at Saban Theatre”

Album Review: Monarch – Go Forth… Slaughter

By Doug Walker

Monarch is a direct throwback to the late ’80s / early ’90s era of speed rock that spawned in Slayer’s wake. The band features a who’s who of metal musicians from San Diego’s north county, boasting a former/current member of list including but not limited to Cage, Nihilist, Great Electric Quest, Ratt Black… you get the idea. The band has been playing regionally for a few years, and this is their first offering. Continue reading “Album Review: Monarch – Go Forth… Slaughter”

Ticket Giveaway: Sacred Reich @ The Roxy

Arizona thrashers Sacred Reich are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1987 debut album ‘Ignorance’ this year, and are bringing their ’30 Years of Ignorance’ tour to North America in September-October, with opening act Byzantine from West Virginia. The tour begins in Southern California this week, and hits Los Angeles for a show at The Roxy on Friday September 15th, along with local/regional support acts Hirax and Yidhra. Continue reading “Ticket Giveaway: Sacred Reich @ The Roxy”