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Exeter heavy metal band Royal Hell signs with Heaven and Hell Records to release sophomore album

Exeter heavy metal band Royal Hell signs with Heaven and Hell Records to release sophomore album

From a press release: It’s a match made in hell – Heaven and Hell Records announced that Royal Hell has been signed to the label as they prepare their forthcoming album, “Second Sight of the Grand Seer,” for release this September. Hailing from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Royal Hell grew up in and around the small Luzerne […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: GWAR, Nekrogoblikon, and Goatwhore at Reverb in Reading, 06/17/22

PHOTOS: GWAR, Nekrogoblikon, and Goatwhore at Reverb in Reading, 06/17/22

On June 17, GWAR’s monstrous Black Death Rager World Tour landed at Reverb in Reading, the second-to-last night of the U.S. leg of the tour. With the grotesque group slated to head overseas to continue their attempt at world domination, it’s easy to assume that they were set to pack a little lighter after this […]

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Motionless In White comes home to Montage Mountain in Scranton with Ice Nine Kills and Black Veil Brides on Sept. 9

Motionless In White comes home to Montage Mountain in Scranton with Ice Nine Kills and Black Veil Brides on Sept. 9

From a press release: After a widely celebrated sold-out run earlier this year, Ice Nine Kills, Black Veil Brides, and Scranton metal band Motionless In White have announced that they will reunite this summer for a second leg of their Trinity of Terror Tour. The new dates on this triple co-headlining North American tour will […]

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German heavy metal legends Accept get ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

German heavy metal legends Accept get ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

From a press release: Legendary German heavy metal band Accept will bring their Too Mean to Die Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Oct. 20. This North American headlining tour features Narcotic Wasteland as support. Fans can expect a diverse setlist of new and classic tracks, plus mega-hits “Balls to the Wall,” […]

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Judas Priest celebrates ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

Judas Priest celebrates ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

From a press release: One of metal music’s all-time greats, Judas Priest, will get the opportunity to celebrate their 50th anniversary again this year with the launch of a new North American fall tour featuring classic progressive metal band Queensrÿche as the opening act. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour is being fueled by the […]

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After sold-out release party, Motionless In White will meet more fans in Wilkes-Barre at Gallery of Sound on June 12

After sold-out release party, Motionless In White will meet more fans in Wilkes-Barre at Gallery of Sound on June 12

From a press release: Two weeks ago, Scranton metal band Motionless In White announced that they would hold a release party for their new album at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, June 10. This listening party, meet and greet, and Q&A sold out within hours, so the nearby Gallery of Sound in […]

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Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

From a press release: “Never stray from the path” – it’s a warning that’s been ingrained in the human psyche through the ages. Folklore and fairy tales from every culture speak of the dangers awaiting those who succumb to curiosity, temptation, or bravado, those who fail to heed the lessons of their forefathers. There are […]

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Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts album release party at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts album release party at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will hold a release party for their new album, “Scoring the End of the World,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, June 10. Presented by 97.9X, Gallery of Sound, and Roadrunner Records, this fan meet and greet […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks?’ Wilkes-Barre fans beg to differ at fun, crowd-pleasing concert

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks?’ Wilkes-Barre fans beg to differ at fun, crowd-pleasing concert

What does the ’90s most divisive band do when they’ve passed middle age? Well, they embrace their “Dad Vibes” and keep on rollin’, baby. On Saturday, May 7, following performances by $NOT, Wargasm UK, and Scowl, vocalist Fred Durst meandered onto the stage of the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township in […]

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Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

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