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Concert Tickets: Judas Priest at San Manuel Amphitheater (October 22, 2011)

Seminal English heavy metal gods, Judas Priest are coming the the armpit of California with a show at the San Manuel Amphitheater (formerly Glen Helen Pavilion) in San Bernardino, CA. Judas Priest will take the stage on Saturday, October 22 with gates opening at 6:30pm. Tickets to the show are $19.50 – $99.50 + service […]

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ARKHUM – “Anno Universum” – Album Review

In a musical world devastated by blatant knockoffs and recycled riffs, it’s always a relief when a band puts out an effort that is essentially a breath of fresh air. The newest effort by Oregon-based outfit ARKHUM, entitled Anno Universum, is exactly that. While not necessarily groundbreaking, it certainly strives to lift the jaded veil […]

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Concert Tickets: DragonForce at the Troubadour (October 18, 2011)

England’s power-metal slayers, DragonForce have booked an intimate show at the Troubadour on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. That’s more than a few months away but this show is gonna be rad and will sell out. Titled as “a special ‘Up Close and Personal’ show,” DragonForce will return to the US after a two year absence […]

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Big 4 with Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth & Anthrax – Photo Gallery & Review

With just a week after Coachella, the inaugural Big 4 Festival made its way to the Empire Polo Fields trading out a  horde of hipsters, posers and celebrities for some die hard metal fans of all shapes, sizes and colors. Bringing together four of the most legendary heavy metal acts; Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax […]

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Winds of Plague – “Against The World” – Album Review

If there is one thing that Winds of Plague excels at, it is continuously blurring the lines between metal and hardcore. Their new album Against The World is another showing of how well they can accomplish this. The six-piece hailing from California shows that, though uncommon, symphonic elements can be successfully presented in a deathcore […]

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Amon Amarth “Surtur Rising” – Album Review

Melodic death metal giants, Amon Amarth have done it again. These reborn Vikings, who have come forth to spread Norse mythology far and wide, can seemingly do no wrong. Following the success of 2008’s Twilight of the Thunder God, the band has picked up right where they left off. With their eighth studio release, they […]

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California Metalfest V: As I Lay Dying, Attila The Hun, Born of Osiris, Suicide Silence, Winds of Plague & More – Photos & Review

(As I Lay Dying) Thirty hardcore and metal acts joined forces this past Saturday, March 19, 2011 to present fans with approximately twelve straight hours of head-banging goodness. Taking place at the Grove in Anaheim, a two-stage presentation of some of the most popular bands in the genre was met with raised fists and throaty […]

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Concert Presale Tickets: The Big 4 with Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax at Empire Polo Club

The tasteful minds at Goldenvoice, continue to innovate and impress us with their appetizing concerts and music festivals. Most widely know for presenting the best concerts in the Nation, as well as the force behind one of the best music festivals in the world, Coachella, (and the country goody, Stagecoach), Goldenvoice is now bringing forth […]

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Meet Slayer at Hot Topic Hollywood & Highland! WTF?

Yep, you read the headline right! Apparently the always-fuckin-awesome shred-heads, Slayer will be making an appearance at Hot Topic at Hollywood & Highland. Hot Topic? What the fuck is up with that? Isn’t Hot Topic like emo-screamoville these days. Regardless, it’s SLAYER! Get on it! Beginning on 11/3, purchase the Slayer CD, “World Painted Blood,” […]

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Hot vs Not: Lil Wayne Goes Cannibal Corpse

HOT: We were checkin’ a Jay Reatard show at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach when we ran into Lil Wayne and his long lost twin brother. Who says metal and rap can’t mix! We love that shit! Click here for more GrimyGoods fucked up Hot vs Not photos!

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