Fans who attended the Lamb of God show Tuesday night (Nov. 12) in Vancouver, British Columbia were probably a little surprised to see Fear Factory’s Matt DeVries playing bass for the band. According to reports, DeVries is the temporary replacement for John Campbell, who was recently sidelined by a family emergency.
In This Moment are currently in the midst of their Hellpop Tour, and now the band has announced a second leg that will kick off Jan. 2. Opening bands will be Butcher Babies, Devour the Day and All Hail the Yeti. The 16-date Hellpop Tour II launches in Portland, Ore. and will traverse the country, ending up in Florida just in time for In This Moment to embark on the ShipRocked cruise.
The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show honored musicians who too often get overlooked, though there was hardly any introduction needed for the night's top honoree -- Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler. Hartke helped line up some of metal's biggest names on Saturday night (Nov. 9) at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre to salute the man who helped paved the way for their own careers.
New York City got an intimate evening with Falling In Reverse last night (Nov. 5) for a sold out show at Gramercy Theater. The band had a two-hour meet and greet with fans while others began to sing Falling In Reverse songs while waiting for the show to start.
Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been suffering from a myriad of health problems as of late, but things seem to be looking up for the rock 'n' roll legend, as Motorhead have announced rescheduled tour dates! Just last week, Motorhead postponed their entire late 2013 European trek, as Lemmy admitted he still needed more time off the road to focus on his health. Now, it looks as if Lemmy will be ready to roll in a few months, as the band has announced they will return to the stage in February.