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Iron Maiden. Pepsi Center. 04.13.16

Iron Maiden. Pepsi Center. 04.13.16 Iron Maiden defy imagination. They are timeless is every sense of the word. After over forty years in existence, their reach continues to extend to all corners of the Earth. While most heavy metal bands from the 80’s have long since retired, or morphed into something completely unrecognizable, the guys who were responsible for classics… Read more →

Iron Maiden. Comfort Dental Amphitheater. 08.13.12

Reverb just posted a behind-the-scenes look into Psychopathic Records’ “The Gathering of the Juggalos” festival that took place in rural Illinois this past week. While browsing through the black & white photos, I went through a series of emotions — curiosity, apprehension, horror, repulsion, and even a little respect for those people who sincerely don’t give a fuck what I think about them. It was a true gamut of emotions which seemed to include everything except ‘understanding’. The music of Insane Clown Posse, along with those who follow it, is just something I will never understand. That being said, there are those who would say the same thing about Iron Maiden. Read more →

notes from the coast: Saxon @ The Key Club, 9/28

For all the old school metal diehards out there, these lyrics need no introduction. For those who arn’t familiar, these are the opening lyrics to one of the greatest metal anthems ever, Denim and Leather, from one of metal’s greatest and most enduring legends, Saxon. One of the first of the original NWOBHM bands, Saxon have always been one of… Read more →

Scion Rock Fest 2011, Pomona, California

This guest post comes from Genji from Los Angeles.  Look for more metal/punk posts from our California correspondent… For the past few years Scion has done a wonderful job pandering to the young metal community with their free show series.  Have they actually sold more cars because of it?  Who knows, but certainly no metalheads are complaining.  I think it’s actually a… Read more →

4X: Extreme Essentials

Dimmu Borgir – Abrahadabra Taking symphonic metal to a new level, this album features more than 100 musicians including the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Schola Cantorum Choir.  This might be my favorite extreme release of the year. Dimmu Borgir – Gateways Reviews: Absurd History 4.5/5 Metal Storm 8.0 Angry Metal Guy 3.5/5 Iron Maiden – The Final Frontier The British… Read more →

The Final Frontier Has Begun…

Big Iron Maiden news today.  The iconic British metal group kicked off their Final Frontier World Tour in Dallas last night.  Every tour Maiden embarks on has a specific setlist, so when they played in Dallas last night they revealed the setlist for this show. (see below) Since The Final Frontier album has not been released yet, there is only… Read more →