Tag: New York City

JUNGLE ROT ANNOUNCE THE "CARNIVAL OF DEATH" TOUR 2014

US death metal titans JUNGLE ROT  join KATAKLYSM and SUFFOCATION for the Carnival Of Death Tour, which kicks off October 3rd in New York City. The annual outing will traverse the US, and conclude with a Canadian onslaught, wrapping in Montreal on November 3rd.   Terror Regime, JUNGLE ROT’s eighth studio album, was released on …

The New First Daughter Of New York City Is A Metalhead

According to Teen Vogue, Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old college sophomore whose dad, Bill de Blasio, was elected mayor of New York City last month, is a metalhead. “Old-school metal, thrash metal, death metal, the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal,” she said about her music of choice. “In terms of more modern stuff, I’ve gotten into Scandinavian, …

KISS Wins Fan Vote For ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction

Legendary rockers KISS have won the fan vote for induction into the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The poll ended with KISS at 17.22 percent, followed by NIRVANA at 15.69 percent, DEEP PURPLE at 11.93 percent, and YES at 10.88 percent. The Rock Hall‘s official poll will be used to create a single online fan vote. That will be matched against about 600 voters consisting of artists, historians …

New York City's SULLIVAN HALL Is Closed

Another New York City venue bites the dust, SULLIVAN HALL is officially closed! Just like CBGB’s, L’Amour, Wetlands, Coney Island High, Don Hills, Ace Of Clubs, Crash Mansion, and legions of clubs around the nation, the lack of support for live music due to the poor economy have forced the property owners of this New …

MIKE TRAMP's New Christmas Single Was Written Shortly After 9/11

The year 2013 has been an eventful one for Mike Tramp, the former WHITE LION and FREAK OF NATURE frontman. Since the release of the praised semi-acoustic solo album “Cobblestone Street” in April, Mike has been touring constantly in all of Europe, Australia and in the States. This year alone, he has played over a hundred shows. To close out 2013, Tramp has just released the …

VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show' Returning For 13th Season

VH1 Classic‘s centerpiece in original programming “That Metal Show” is returning for its 13th season this January. The acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal talk show, hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine, kicks off the latest season on January 18, 2014. This season will mark some monumental changes for the show as it returns to New York City. Previously, the …

ACE FREHLEY Slams GENE SIMMONS Over 'Cancer' Comments: 'All He Can Do Is Badmouth Other People'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was interviewed on this past Friday night’s (November 1) edition of Eddie Trunk‘s “Eddie Trunk Rocks” radio show on New York’s Q104.3 FM. A few excerpts from the chat follow below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On possibly being inducted — along with his fellow original KISS members — into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next spring: Frehley: “I’m happy that I’m …

Original KISS Members ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Perform Together For First Time In 13 Years

Original KISS members Ace Frehley (guitar) and Peter Criss (drums) reunited on stage for the first time in 13 years last night (Wednesday, October 23) during the all-star jam at the 30th-anniversary party for VH1 Classic “That Metal Show” co-host Eddie Trunk’s radio show at the Hard Rock Café in New York City. Drummer Mike …

Roseland Ballroom, Historic NYC Venue, Closing In April

Story via Billboard.com New York City’s famed Roseland Ballroom will close its doors in April, according to an internal e-mail obtained by Billboard, though no official announcement has been made. The venerable venue, owned by developer Larry Ginsberg and booked by Live Nation, opened at its 52nd street location, a converted skating rink, in 1958 and …

GENERATION KILL: 'We're All Gonna Die' Info

GENERATION KILL, the band featuring EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes, will release its sophomore album, “We’re All Gonna Die”, on November 15 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris, who has previously worked with SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, SHADOWS FALL and SOULFLY, among others. In the video clip below, Dukes and GENERATION KILL bassist Rob Moschetti (formerly of PRO-PAIN and M.O.D.) talk about their old-school songwriting approach on “We’re All Gonna …