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People Allegedly Scalded During Antemasque Gig

Antemasque, the band boasting Mars Volta members Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, may be in hot water after playing a show in New Zealand. A member of the band’s alleged to have thrown a tea kettle of boiling water into the…

Broad Tried Defacing Exhibited Cradle Of Filth Shirt

Reports claim a woman tried to ruin the Cradle of Filth shirt that is being displayed as part of an exhibition in New Zealand. The woman tried to spraypaint the shirt, officials said. The Cradle T-shirt, which shows a nun masturbating with…

Cradle Of Filth Shirt Part Of New Zealand Exhibition

That infamous T-shirt Cradle of Filth is perhaps best known for at this point will be on display as part of an exhibition in New Zealand that starts this Saturday. The Cradle of Filth shirt, featuring a nun on the front masturbating with a…

Whitechapel Pull Out Of Soundwave Festival

It’s true, people. Whitechapel will not be making the trek to New Zealand and Australia this month, as previously planned. Nope. They’ve backed out of those Soundwave festival shows and all of the dates they had lined up. The reason? One of…

Behemoth, Hour Of Penance To Tour Australia

You know what’s the best? Applying for jobs, and never, ever fucking hearing back. No email to let you know you were considered, and passed over. No acknowledgement they’ve received your resume. Yes, I have a job. This site is not my job --…

Lamb Of God Playing New Zealand

That's right, New Zealand. Lamb of God is coming to your little patch of Earth this September, and they are going to fuck your shit way the fuck up, metaphorically speaking. That's because Lamb of God are back, with a renewed vigor not seen…

Ulcerate Book Studio Time

Fuck! Yes! In late 2011, Ulcerate signed a deal with Relapse Records. This week, the death metal band from New Zealand will enter hometown MCA Studios to harness their anticipated fourth LP. “After almost exactly twelve months of exhaustive…

Let’s Just Forget About The New Tool Album Already

Because it isn’t coming. Not for a fucking while, anyways. Maynard James Keenan recently told a Chilean radio station earlier this month that the band would not release a new album in 2013; days later, drummer Danny Carey told a New Zealand…

Converge, Old Man Gloom Touring Japan, Australia

Oh yeah, my Japanese and Australian friends. Converge is coming. To you. And they’re bringing Old Man Gloom along with ‘em. That’s phat. They’ve even booked a single date for New Zealand. All of those dates follow at the end of this post.…

New Zealand Duo Use Sword To Steal AC/DC CD

Do they not have the internet in New Zealand? I mean, who heads into a house, strapped with a sword and ready to slice, just for a fucking CD? Apparently, two dudes in New Zealand. The guys, reports claim, were charged with armed robbery…

Sunn O))) Cancel New Zealand, Australia Shows

Well, that just sucks a double-ended dildo...jointly used by Joan Rivers and a bengal tiger. Yes, folks -- Sunn O))) and Pelican‘s planned October Australian and New Zealand tour has been cancelled by Sunn O))), who provided a lengthy…

Readers’ Bands: You’re Gonna Dig Mothra

This week’s Readers’ Band pulled me in immediately. They’re called Mothra, which is already pretty awesome. But then I was sent a video for a song called “The Beginning,” which follows at the end of this post, along with a note from…

Lamb Of God Cancel Shows In Alaska, New Zealand

Not good. I sure do hope nothing too serious is going on, but, Lamb of God have been forced to cancel some shows. Why? “A medical emergency involving a family member,” says a press release. Oh man. My thoughts are with the guys. That’s a…