Metallica, Paramore, and Boygenius Sweep the Rock and Metal Grammy Awards for 2024


Metallica Paramore, and Boygenius swept the major Metal, Rock, and Alternative music awards at the 66th annual Grammy Awards. Taking place at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles all of the Rock Music awards are given earlier in the day and only televised on YouTube and not the main broadcast. In no surprise, Metallica won the only Metal Grammy award – “Best Metal Performance” for the song “72 Seasons” beating out other contenders Disturbed, Slipknot, Ghost (for their Iron Maiden cover), and Spiritbox! Robert Trujillo accepted for Metallica commenting “This is like family. When you’re making an album like this you’re jamming and collaborating and the spirit of 72 Seasons is the youth and creating music together. Keep those instruments in your hands and let’s keep the youth making music and keeping the dream alive!” Continue reading


Korn Announces Summer Tour Dates and Metal Festivals


Korn is looking forward to a busy 2024 by announcing a run of summer metal festivals and a few headline dates across Europe. Spiritbox will open at least one headline date. Korn toured constantly in 2023 and headlined many festivals, including Sick New World. They continue to tour behind their 2022 album Requiem. Continue reading


Spiritbox, Cryptopsy, Textures, Red Fang, Deicide, Dopethrone, Obscura, Plini, and More Added to Brutal Assault


Czech festival, Brutal Assault, has announced the booking of another 16 bands for 2024, ranging across death metal, stoner, prog and core. After The Burial, Cryptopsy, Deicide, Dopethrone, Night Verses, Obscura, Plini, Red Fang, Riverside, Severe Torture, Spiritbox, Stoned Jesus, Ten56., Textures, The Amity Affliction, and Villagers Of Ioannina City all join the bill. Find more information, including the full current lineup, in the article below.

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Ghost Cult’s Album of the Year Countdown 2023: Part 1 (75-41)


 

2013 saw Ghost Cult crown Surgical Steel (Carcass) as our inaugural Album of the Year in a democratic aggregated vote process, untouched by editorial hands (other than the sliding of the abacus balls from one side to the other – or rather the logging of votes and the use of a rather rudimentary spreadsheet), a format we continue to utilise as the years pass, and the seasons grey. Our dedicated team of writers, editors, photographers make their submissions on demand following a month of much wringing-of-hands and profanities being aimed into the editorial mailbox.Continue reading


Metallica Slipknot, Disturbed, Foo Fighters, Queens of The Stone Age, Spiritbox, Ghost, Boygenius, and More Nominated for Rock and Metal Grammy Awards for 2024


 

Metallica Slipknot, Disturbed, Foo Fighters, Queens of The Stone Age, Spiritbox, Ghost, Boygenius, Greta Van Fleet, Paramore and others have been have been announced as the “Best Metal Performance” nominees at the 66th annual Grammy Awards, which will air live on Sunday, February 4, 2024. Taking place from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The event will air live on the CBS television network and stream on Paramount+ from 8 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. ET / from 5 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. PT. Ozzy Osbourne won the Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 65th annual Grammy Awards 2023. Check out the full list of rock and metal nominees here.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Rock and Metal Releases 11-3-23


 

What new albums are you excited for this week!?

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EP REVIEW: Spiritbox – The Fear Of Fear


 

Spiritbox have seemingly been effortlessly surfing the a crest of a wave since their debut album Eternal Blue blew up back in 2021, and have enjoyed a whirlwind couple of years since hitting millions of streams and views on Spotify and YouTube, while playing some huge festival shows and hitting the road with the likes of Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, Ghost and Bring Me The Horizon. Continue reading


PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 11-3-23


 

What new albums are you excited for this week!?

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Spiritbox Share a New Single and Video for “Cellar Door”


Spiritbox have previously announced their brand new EP The Fear Of Fear today. Set for release on November 3rd via Rise Records/Pale Chord Records. The band just shared a new single and video “Cellar Door!” Listen, to the new song and watch the video below. Fans can pre-order The Fear Of Fear now here.

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