David Gunn of KING 810
KING 810 has launched “Revisiting Our History of Violence,” an interactive application that enables users to explore a selection of events and acts of violence throughout global history. The application, which uses both Google Maps and Spotify, takes users to the location of each event, detailing its circumstances with images and commentary from KING 810 frontman David Gunn.
To explore the “Revisiting Our History of Violence” application, visit king810.com/historyofviolence.
Gunn alsohas launched the “F*CK THE VOTE” initiative as detailed in KING 810’s most recent episode of its YouTube series, KING TV. The episode, “F*ck The Vote: Clinton vs Trump,” details Gunn’s stance on the upcoming election and the electoral system as a whole. Fans can expect more of this sentiment heading into November. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 23, 2016 by Greg Maki in News, Tour Dates
Tags: Crobot, Welcome to Fat City, Wind-up Records
Pennsylvania rockers Crobot today (Sept. 23, 2016) released their sophomore album, Welcome to Fat City, via Wind-up Records. The album, which premiered over on Billboard, sees the band create a set of songs that fit well into the metal pantheon, while also establishing its own style that’s fun and funky.
Crobot recorded Welcome to Fat City with producer Machine (Clutch, Lamb of God, Every Time I Die) and engineer Alan Moulder (Foo Fighters, Nine Inch Nails, Them Crooked Vultures, Led Zeppelin).
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Gojira has debuted the official music video for “The Shooting Star.” Taken from its new album Magma, “The Shooting Star” and its music video are streaming now on Gojira’s official YouTube channel and is available to view below. The video was directed and animated by Markus Hofko (www.bowbowbow.co).
This past summer, Gojira returned with its widely acclaimed new LP, Magma, to take the number one spot on Billboard‘s Hard Rock Albums chart, making it the first French band to hold that spot on the chart in its nine-year existence. The release of Magma marked the highest chart debuts of Gojira’s career, landing at number four on Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums chart, number sic on Billboard‘s Tastemaker Albums chart and top 25 on the Billboard 200. Furthermore, Gojira earned career high chart positions around the globe, including the top 10 in France, Canada, Switzerland, Austria, Finland and Norway, and top 15 debuts in Australia and Germany. Read the rest of this entry »
Photo by Cameron Nunez
The second annual Monster Energy Rock Allegiance built on its record-setting first year success, as the Northeast’s biggest rock experience became a full weekend affair Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia. Headlining sets from Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains—joined onstage at one point by The Cult’s Billy Duffy—were only the capstone to a weekend that included performances from Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat and Ghost. With Philly-centric Gourmet Man Food, regional and national craft beer, band meet-and-greets, autograph signings and more, fans from around the country were immersed in rock ‘n’ roll culture. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 6, 2016 by Jeffrey Maki in News, Videos
Tags: 80s, Denver, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, Festivals, Fiend, Glenn Danzig, hardcore, horror punk, Jerry Only, punk, Reunion, Riot Fest 2016, The Misfits, Tour Dates
Original Misfits members Jerry Only, Glenn Danzig, and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein reunited for the first time since 1983 over the weekend at Denver’s Riot Fest. Billed as “The Original Misfits,” the band featured Suicidal Tendencies/former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and treated fans to a 25 song set which was picked by Glenn Danzig. Fan filmed footage of the monumental performance can been seen below.
Prior to the performances, Danzig stated that he would also possibly be open to doing more concerts after the festival appearances. “We’ll see how it goes. It may lead to some other work, but who knows how it’s going to turn out? I mean, I don’t think it’s going to be a disaster; I think it’s going to be incredible.” Watch live clips from the reunion inside! Read the rest of this entry »