TOM ARAYA Comments On SLAYER Reunion, Lineup Confirmed


SLAYER, the legendary thrash metal powerhouse, has officially rekindled its fiery presence and is slated to make a triumphant return to the live stage this September. Having concluded their epic world tour in November 2019, the formidable lineup of Tom Araya (bass, vocals), Kerry King (guitar), Gary Holt (guitar), and Paul Bostaph (drums) is gearing … Read more

DAVE MUSTAINE Blasts Musicians Who Think They’re ‘Better Than Other People’

During a recent interview conducted by Carmen Coronado of Monterrey Rock, Dave Mustaine, the iconic frontman of MEGADETH, delved into the critical and fan reception of the band’s latest album, The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead!, which hit the music scene in 2022. Mustaine expressed his satisfaction with the album’s reception, highlighting its remarkable … Read more

POWER TRIP Reunites, Announces First Show Back


Prepare for a triumphant return as Power Trip emerges from the shadows! The resurgence began with an unexpected performance following Fugitive’s set in Austin last December, leaving fans in awe. Now, the band announces their official comeback at the No Values festival on June 8 in Pomona, CA, marking a significant moment in their journey. … Read more



Prepare for a peculiar musical journey as Primus gears up to bring their unique brand of weirdness across North America this summer, and they’re not venturing alone, Coheed & Cambria will be joining them for the ride. The lineup promises an eclectic mix of sounds, with openers Guerilla Toss, Too Many Zooz, and Fishbone, depending … Read more

TRIVIUM & BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Appear To Be Teasing Album Anniversary Activities

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In 2025, the iconic albums “Ascendancy” by Trivium and “The Poison” by Bullet For My Valentine mark two decades since their release, hinting at a potential joint anniversary celebration. In a synchronicity that could either be a planned collaboration or an uncanny coincidence, both bands have embarked on a mysterious campaign. A peculiar Instagram strategy … Read more

Take A First Look Inside Gatefold Art Of KERRY KING’s Debut Album


Witness the captivating preview of the gatefold artwork meticulously crafted by the talented James Bousema for the highly anticipated debut solo album of the iconic Kerry King, titled “From Hell I Rise.” This sneak peek into the visual narrative gracing the vinyl version is nothing short of a masterpiece. Bousema, fueled by his longstanding admiration … Read more

ACE FREHLEY Says He ‘Probably’ Inspired EDDIE VAN HALEN To Start Tapping


Ace Frehley, the iconic guitarist, recently hinted at a potential influence on Eddie Van Halen’s groundbreaking tapping technique. Tapping, characterized by using both hands to hammer onto the fretboard for swift and fluid note runs, became synonymous with Van Halen’s distinctive sound. Frehley, reflecting on the past, suggests that he might have inadvertently ignited Van … Read more

INSOMNIUM Splits With Guitarist After He Ghosts The Band

Insomnium has officially bid farewell to guitarist Jani Liimatainen, marking the end of a musical journey that spanned from 2019 until the present day. The departure was confirmed through a statement by the band, shedding light on Liimatainen’s sudden silence towards his bandmates, prompting the realization that waiting was no longer an option. To fill … Read more