Five Fave: 2020 Metal Albums You May Have Missed

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. In doing research …

Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, GameOn.media is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …

Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Signs With Gibson

Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains playing a Gibson Les Paul Custom in 2015 [Jamie Heim]

(TRR) – Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell has officially signed with Gibson. The iconic guitar brand announced today at NAMM that Cantrell – main songwriter, lead guitarist and vocalist for the pioneering rock band – will join as brand ambassador.

For the past 126 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. The new Gibson 

KoRn Is Still A Freak In San Diego

Hard rock heavyweights KoRn played the North Island Credit Union Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California on August 2, 2019. The show was co-headlined by Alice In Chains, with support from Underoath and Fever 333.

Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, Brian “Head” Welch and Ray Luzier are a musical machine, performing their original brand of metal in perfect harmony. The crowd went nuts for every song. Their stage set was extremely creative, with …

Alice In Chains Soars in San Diego

Hard rock legends Alice In Chains played the North Island Credit Union Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California on August 2, 2019. The show was co-headlined by KoRn, with support from Underoath and Fever 333.

The second incarnation of Alice In Chains, featuring William DuVall on vocals and guitar, has released 3 outstanding albums since 2009. The set intermingled tracks from those albums with classics from their first 3 masterpiece albums, plus selections from the EP’s …

Korn, Alice In Chains Announce 2019 Co-Headlining Tour

Korn [© Matt Bishop Photo for The Rock Revival]

(TRR) – Hard rock juggernauts Korn and Alice In Chains have announced a massive summer co-headlining tour. Kicking off on July 18 in Del Valle, TX, the 30-date trek will see both bands hitting ampitheaters across North America. Underoath will provide direct support for the tour, with The Fever 333 and HO99O9 playing on select dates.

Alice In Chains [Matt Bishop Photo]

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Chris Cornell Tribute Unites Artists From All Genres

The I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell concert was held at The Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California on January 16, 2019. Chris Cornell died by suicide on May 18, 2017, after an extensive career with 3 bands that were worshipped by fans – Soundgarden, Temple Of The Dog and Audioslave. He also had a successful solo career, with memorable acoustic tours and soundtrack contributions. His friend Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin …

33-1/3 Best Hard Rock Albums Of 2018

2018 was one of the best years in recent memory when it comes to quality album releases from some of the biggest names in hard rock. The most common theme was struggling with the past couple of years, both internally and externally, while searching for a path to better days and a hopeful future.

Most people don’t listen to music on hard media these days, but if any of you happen to have any of …

Alice In Chains Announce Sci-Fi Film

Alice In Chains performing live in 2016. [Matt Bishop Photo/TheRockRevival.com]

Rock juggernaunts Alice In Chains have announced a new film project centered around their latest studio effort Rainier Fog. The 90-minute sci-fi film Black Antenna is produced and directed by filmaker Adam Mason. The film will be released in a ten episode series beginning in early 2019. A preview of the film can be streamed below.

“I’m a longtime fan of the band,” …