Metallica Announce South American Tour With Greta Van Fleet

Metallica have announced a South American tour with Greta Van Fleet. Here’s the dates:

04/15 Santiago, CHL – Estadio Nacional
04/18 Buenos Aires, ARG – Campo Argentino de Polo
04/21 Porto Alegre, BRA – Arena do Gremio
04/23 Curitiba, BRA – Estadio Couto Pereira
04/25 Sao Paulo, BRA – Estadio do Morumbi
04/27 Belo Horizonte, BRA – Estadio do Mineirao

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Nominees Announced For 2019 Kerrang! Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards. You can check those out below and vote for your favorites HERE. The ceremony will be held on June 19 (location TBA).

Nominees:

Best British Breakthrough Act:

1. Yonaka
2. IDLES
3. Scarlxrd
4. Svalbard
5. Black Peaks

Best International Breakthrough Act:

1. Vein
2. The Interrupters
3. SWMRS
4. Simple Creatures
5. Angel Du$t

Best Song:

1. FEVER 333 – “Burn It”
2. Slipknot – “All Out Life”
3. Rammstein – “Deutschland”
4. While She Sleeps – “ANTI-SOCIAL”
5. Frank Iero – “Young And Doomed”

Best Album:

1. Architects – “Holy Hell”
2. Bring Me The Horizon – “amo”
3. Ghost – “Prequelle”
4. Behemoth – “I Loved You At Your Darkest”
5. Greta Van Fleet – “Anthem Of The Peaceful Army”

Best British Live Act:

1. Architects
2. Employed To Serve
3. Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes
4. Enter Shikari
5. Don Broco

Best International Live Act:

1. FEVER 333
2. Metallica
3. Parkway Drive
4. Ghost
5. Mastodon

Best British Act:

1. Architects
2. Enter Shikari
3. Bring Me The Horizon
4. Iron Maiden
5. Biffy Clyro

Best International Act:

1. Slipknot
2. Foo Fighters
3. Metallica
4. Panic! At The Disco
5. Rammstein

Greta Van Fleet Announce Fall U.S. Tour

Greta Van Fleet have announced a fall U.S. tour. Shannon & The Clams will open.

Tour Dates:

09/21 Kansas City, MO – The Starlight Theatre
09/23 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
09/27 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
09/29 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
09/30 Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
10/02 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
10/05 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
10/09 Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
10/11 New Orleans, LA – UNO Lakefront Arena
10/13 Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
10/15 Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia

Greta Van Fleet, Robert Plant, Fever 333, Dorothy, Etc. To Perform At Woodstock 50

The lineup has officially been announced for Woodstock 50. The event is set to take place in Watkins Glen, NY on August 16-18 and a number of rock acts have been booked including: Greta Van Fleet, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Dead & Company, The Killers, Rival Sons, Fever 333, Dorothy, John Fogerty, Santana, and The Black Keys. The full lineup, which also features acts like Jay-Z, Imagine Dragons, Miley Cyrus, Halsey, etc., can be found in the below poster:

Greta Van Fleet Postpone European Tour

Greta Van Fleet have been forced to reschedule their European tour. The postponment comes as a result of Josh Kiszka suffering from an upper respiratory infection.

The band commented:

“Dear European Fans,

We have some sincerely unfortunate news regarding our upcoming shows February 22 – March 17 and must announce a complete reschedule to this Fall.

A year and a half of constant touring has been both invigorating and exhausting. Josh currently has a relentless upper respiratory infection that has not yet had the chance to heal. His doctor has required extended rest as the only path to full recovery.

It now feels necessary for the entire band to recalibrate our balance, both physically and mentally. Rather than continuing on to more performances and exacerbate things further, we have made this decision in order to give you the full Greta Van Fleet experience when we meet again.

All tickets for the upcoming shows in the next month will transfer to the rescheduled dates, there is no need to do anything other than hold on to your current ticket to attend the rescheduled show. Refunds are available at point of purchase should you not be able to attend.

We are heartbroken in sharing this setback with you and hope you can understand this painful decision. It will be extremely satisfying to reconcile this calamity by making the most of our time together in a healthier state. All dates are listed below. For the cities that have not been assigned a date yet, we are waiting on venue availability, but will have them confirmed and announced tomorrow. Every show missed will take place, that is a promise. We are tremendously grateful for your patience.

With sincere love,
Greta Van Fleet”

High On Fire, Greta Van Fleet, Chris Cornell, Etc. Win At 61st Annual Grammy Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 61st annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place today (February 10) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and the winners in the rock/metal categories can be found below:

  • Best Metal Performance: High On Fire – “Electric Messiah”
  • Best Rock Performance: Chris Cornell – “When Bad Goes Good”
  • Best Rock Song: St. Vincent – “Masseduction”
  • Best Rock Album: Greta Van Fleet – “From The Fires”

The rock/metal awards were handed out during the pre-telecast ceremony. It’s worth noting that Halestorm‘s Lzzy Hale was among the presenters for that part of the event.

Greta Van Fleet Cancel Australian Shows Due To Josh Kiszka’s Laryngitis

Greta Van Fleet have been forced to cancel their immediate Australian dates due to singer Josh Kiszka suffering from laryngitis. The group are planning on making up the shows at later date. Refunds are currently available.

Kiszka commented:

“Dearest Melbourne fans,

I have some heartbreaking news. Unfortunately, somewhere between travel from the U.S. to Japan and Australia, I developed an upper respiratory infection that has gradually evolved into laryngitis. I’ve been trying to recover, but cannot seem to get rid of it. Doctors have informed me that performing in this condition could cause damage to my vocal cords, which is something that I cannot risk, and therefore we must reschedule our shows tonight and tomorrow.

It means the world to me to be able to perform for you, and it breaks my heart to have to do this, but I must take my health very seriously, so as to not run the risk of causing more serious harm.

I am terribly sorry to make this announcement. We are already working on a momentous return to make this up to you and will be announcing that very soon.

I hope you can understand. This has been a difficult situation and disappointing for us all.”