Archive for “heavy metal”

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KISW’s ‘Pain in the Grass’ festival rocks White River Amphitheatre Sept. 12

Posted June 4th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle rock station 99.9 KISW-FM has announced its 2014 “Pain in the Grass” festival Sept. 12 at White River Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. June 6 at Ticketmaster. This year’s lineup features Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Theory of a Deadman and Buckcherry, as well as Pop Evil, New Medicine, Redlight […]

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Queensryche settles its long-simmering lawsuit, looks to the future

Posted April 29th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT As I reported in The Seattle Times on Monday, the members of Northwest progressive heavy-metal band Queensryche have settled their nearly two-year legal dispute that began with the firing of lead singer Geoff Tate. A subsequent court ruling allowed Tate to use the band’s name, resulting in two Queensryches and a lot […]

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British band Cage the Gods will be among the new stars at SXSW

Posted March 7th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The fun, madness and exhilarating discoveries that make each SXSW a special experience began today, March 7, in Austin, Texas. This year’s festival and conference on music, film and interactive media continues through March 16 at the Austin Convention Center and dozens of downtown venues. The event kicked off with a keynote […]

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Queensryche rocks The O2 Academy Islington in London

Posted October 15th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle heavy-metal band Queensryche, featuring lead singer Todd La Torre, played a raucous set Oct. 12 at The O2 Academy Islingston in London, kicking off the show with “Queen of the Reich,” “Speak” and “Walk in the Shadows.” Other songs included “Where Dreams Go to Die,” “The Needle,” “Prophecy” and “Eyes of […]

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‘Band from Venus’ rocks Capitol Hill’s Highline club

Posted September 7th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Spelling doesn’t seem to be the strong suit of Valient (sic) Thorr (sic), nor that of its publicist. OK, it turns out that the veteran, bearded-Hades band from North Carolina is led by one Valient Himself (double sic, again!). And, according to a recent press release, Mr. Himself is the second-ranked “frontman […]

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