Posts Tagged ‘Metal Church’

Alter Bridge has added a new U.S. leg to its The Last Hero tour this spring, in addition to its previously announced music festival appearances. The band will be joined at the new headline dates by In Flames on all of the dates beginning May 2, and Metal Church will play the same dates with the exception of the show at the Dream Makers Theatre in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan on May 16. View the complete list of Alter Bridge tour dates inside. (more…)

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Check out pro-shot footage inside of Megadeth’s full set, live at Hellfest 2016, the annual music festival which takes place in Clisson, France. Megadeth will continue its Dystopia World Tour with U.S dates from September 20 – October 16. Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church and Havok will be in support. This will be Megadeth’s first U.S. tour with new drummer Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork) as an official member.

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metal-church_this-present-wastelandReview by Ryan Mavity
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I am really not the guy to review the new Metal Church album, This Present Wasteland. For one, the band’s name inspires giggles from me, mostly as an inside joke between the Live-Metal crew. Second, it’s not the kind of metal I, personally, am into: that Queensryche/Iced Earth school of power metal that emphasizes sounding as massive as a fleet of Hummer H2’s and vocals about a dystopian future. (more…)

metal-church_light-in-the-darkReview by Ryan Mavity
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We live in the age of the reunion. In the music scene alone, we’ve had the recent returns of Bruce Dickinson and Iron Maiden, Rob Halford and Judas Priest, Dave Lombardo with Slayer, Motley Crue with each other and The Killers with obscurity. In this age of divorce, it’s almost inevitable that after the band gets successful and breaks up they will have a resurgence of popularity, a “Behind the Music” episode, get thrown a ton of money and, of course, have the music equivalent of makeup sex, the reunion tour. (more…)