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WATCH: Metallica, “Hardwired (Live Footage Video)” Metal News Rock 

WATCH: Metallica, “Hardwired (Live Footage Video)”

To get fans amped up for their forthcoming North American run, Metallica have unleashed another video showcasing their single “Hardwired.” This one, however, has a different feel to it. The clip features segments of live footage from Metallica performing the song across the world. As one could expect from the metal legends, there are some epic performance shots and cool stage designs that will make you want to purchase a ticket ASAP. Check it out after the jump! For more Metallica, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy…

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Avenged Sevenfold Announce Headlining Shows Metal News Rock 

Avenged Sevenfold Announce Headlining Shows

As if taking the summer by storm and touring with Metallica was not enough, Avenged Sevenfold are heading out on dates for headlining sets of their own. The tour will occur between Metallica dates, sporadically from April through August. A Day To Remember and Volbeat will serve as support on select dates. Check out all of the details in a tweet from A7X after the jump! For more Avenged Sevenfold, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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Metallica To Perform At 59th Annual Grammy Awards Metal News 

Metallica To Perform At 59th Annual Grammy Awards

If you are a bit tired of what’s on the radio and prefer your music loud and heavy, good news: Metallica are set to invade your television screen. On a national platform, no less! The legendary rockers will perform on the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, set to air February 12. Metallica’s recent single “Hardwired” also happens to be nominated for Best Rock Song. See a tweet from the band about the news after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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STREAM: Stone Sour Covers EP “Meanwhile In Burbank” Metal News Rock 

STREAM: Stone Sour Covers EP “Meanwhile In Burbank”

Earlier this month for Record Store Day (April 18), a tonne of awesome bands held exclusive releases of various different sorts of material. Stone Sour went with a covers EP named Meanwhile In Burbank and of course, it was every bit as good as you’d imagine. Well, they have now made it available to stream in full, so you can all treat yourselves to a listen. The bands they decided to cover are as follows: Kiss, Alice In Chains, Judas Priest, Metallica and Black Sabbath. You can check it all out after the jump! You can buy tickets to…

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GUEST BLOG: Tidal: So What Now? Alternative Features Guest Blogs Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

GUEST BLOG: Tidal: So What Now?

Within a plethora of methods that we have to get music out, in a rather grandiose unveiling, Jay-Z announced Tidal. This is a streaming service that allows the consumer to stream lossless files and high-quality video for a $20 dollar fee. It’s also billed as the music service controlled by the musicians themselves, totting co-ownership from the likes of Alicia Keys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce, and Calvin Harris just to name a few. As I was viewing the press conference where many “A list” artists signed the declaration to the service,…

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Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup Alternative Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

Outside Lands Releases 2015 Lineup

Spring has sprung again, and thus Outside Lands has released its 2015 lineup. The 3-day festival will take place August 7-9th in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year boasts a headlining group of Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, and Wilco. This will be the 8th year of the festival, which has hosted the likes of Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Metallica, Muse, Pearl Jam, Radio Head, and Arcade Fire. Read more to check out the rest of the 2015 lineup. If you…

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Lollapalooza Announces 2015 Lineup Alternative News Pop Punk Rock 

Lollapalooza Announces 2015 Lineup

Lollapalooza is back! The festival has revealed their lineup for this year’s event and oh, what a diverse lineup it is. Set to take place on July 31 through August 2, Lollapalooza will be taking over Grant Park in Chicago, IL for days full of music and fun. Some of the bands included in this year’s lineup are Metallica, Florence + The Machine, Twenty One Pilots and Brand New. That’s not even scratching the surface for all the other amazing acts performing. You can check out the full lineup and festival…

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STREAM: Mumford and Sons “Believe” Indie News Rock 

STREAM: Mumford and Sons “Believe”

Mumford and Sons have released a stream of their new single “Believe”. The track is off the band’s third studio album Wilder Mind which is set to release on May 4 via Glassnote Records. Check out the stream below the jump. The band are scheduled to play Reading & Leeds Festival this August alongside Bring Me The Horizon, All Time Low, and Metallica. To check them out live, you can buy concert tickets here. Pre-orders for the new album are available now. You can purchase a CD here.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Reading & Leeds 2015 – 3rd Headliner and More! Alternative Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

ANNOUNCEMENT: Reading & Leeds 2015 – 3rd Headliner and More!

This year’s Reading & Leeds Festival line-up has just had some huge additions. Headliners Mumford & Sons and Metallica will now be joined by The Libertines, who have snapped up the third spot. See the full announcement after the jump. 

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BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe Steps Down For Position With Apple Alternative Features Indie News Rock 

BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe Steps Down For Position With Apple

At the weekend, BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe announced that he will be leaving the station. For the past 12 years, the 41-year-old New Zealander has been regarded as Radio 1’s new music ambassador and has been resident of the 7-9pm Monday-Thursday slot. If for nothing else, he is known nationwide in the UK for his adrenaline-fuelled enthusiasm and downright passion for music. He’s loved by most for his ability to immerse listeners in nearly any form of music, for the way he conducts interviews and for that little bit of extra excitement…

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