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Tribute concert and new video from Linkin Park

A tribute concert has been announced by the remaining members of Linkin Park and they have also released a new video. The remaining members of Linkin Park are to reunite for a one-off tribute concert on October 27th in memory of there friend and bandmate Chester...

Fire & Forge Festival back for 2017

The Fire and Forge festival is back for 2017 with a raft of fine rock/metal bands and a festival helping raise awareness/funds for charity. The Fire and Forge festival is a two day event/festival based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. What I kike about what this festival...

Not Kid Rock, Kids that really Rock

As the title suggests this isn't a post about Kid Rock, It's all about a group of kids/students that do Rock. A group of students from the Los Rios Rock School in California have recreated Van Halen songs from Van Halen's 1978 album 'Runnin' with the Devil'. The songs...

New Audio Track & Collaborations from Foo’s

With the release of the new Foo Fighters album on September 15th 2017 they've released a new audio track and confirmed a pop star has collaborated on the new album. After a few video releases for songs from the forthcoming new Foo Fighters album 'Concrete and Gold'...

Mastodon to release more music in September

As you may know by now Mastodon are one of my favourite bands, so I was more than happy when the rumors I had seen were true that we'll be getting new music from them in September this year. What will they be releasing you ask? Well it is a 4 track EP called 'Cold...

Valous set to play in Ibiza in 2018

The HRH Road Trip is set to once again hit European shored in 2018 and Birmingham band Valous have the honour of being added to the line up. Next Year will be the 9th edition of the HRH Road Trip which will see Rock & Metal hit the shores of Europe. The festival takes...

A fitting tribute/honour for Chris Cornell

In May of this year we lost one of the best and one of my favourite frontmen and musicians Chris Cornell ( My Chris Cornell Tribute ) and now it seems only fitting that a statue is to be created of him. Chris Cornell was born in Seattle, Washington and mainly through...

Top 5 Metal Songs when playing Battlefield 1

As mentioned in the About section of this site ( About MetalBeard page ) as well as being a fan of music I also enjoy playing console games on the Xbox One mainly. With that in mind one of my favourite games over the past six months has been Battlefield 1. If you...

Zombie Genre creator George Romero dies at 77

If your a fan of Zombie movies or anything Zombie related today is a sad day with the news of the passing of one of what I consider one its creators/innovators George A Romero. With popular TV shows in recent years like 'The Walking Dead' and 'Fear The Walking Dead'...

Mastodon to tour the UK December 2017

Ever since the release of their latest album 'Emperor if Sand' I've been waiting to hear some news of a Mastodon UK tour and finally it has arrived. They will be appearing at venues across the UK in December 2017 in support of their latest album 'Emperor if Sand'. I...

Birmingham band Valous set for busy summer

If your looking for new bands to check out this summer then you could do no better than checking out Birmingham Band Valous. If you like you like Hard Rock with a mix of blistering vocals and riffs coupled with a band that brings a party atmosphere to its live...

They’re back, Foo Fighters release new video

Its been a while since I've seen or heard anything about new music from one of my favourite bands the Foo Fighters but the wait is over with the release of a new video. If your expecting a quirky video like previous Foo's videos then this won't disappoint. I won't say...

RIP Chris Cornell 1964 – 2017

I like many others were shocked today to hear the news of the passing of one of rocks and my favourite vocalists Chris Cornell at the age of only 52. Over years every fan of music loses one of their idols/favourite musicians, today I can say with open heart I have...

New Alice In Chains album, Yes please

According to a recent interview with AIC guitarist Jerry Cantrell he has indicated that the band are set to start work on a new album. This would be the bands sixth album and if its anything as good as the last album 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here' I'll be more than...

RHCP release a new video from ‘The Getaway’

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers have released a new video for the song 'Goodbye Angels' from their album 'The Getaway'. I've loved the Red Hot Chilli Peppers since the early 90's when I first heard the 'Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic' album but the direction of there music style...

Guns ‘n’ Roses reunion rakes in the money

Well it is safe to say that the reunited members of Guns 'n' Roses are raking in the cash with their Not In This Lifetime tour judging by figures released recently. Its been reported that the tour has made a staggering $230 million dollars in revenue so far. This...

Stone Sour Release Two New Songs & Video

We've been expecting new material from Stone Sour this year and now the wait is over as they release two new songs and a video to accompany one of them. Both songs are taken from their forthcoming album Hydrobad and are what I consider typical/staple Stone Sour...

Foo’s Colour And The Shape album to turn 20

The follow up to the Foo Fighters debut album 'The Colour And The Shape' turns 20 in May this year and remains my personal favorite Foo Fighters album. The album was released on 20th May 1997 and contains some of not just mine but many fans classic Foo's songs. You...

Metal Mulisha release new Slayer product range

FMX team Metal Mulisha have released a product range paying honor to thrash metal legends Slayer. I've been a fan of the Metal Mulisha clothing range for a while and have a couple of there products in my own wardrobe, now they have released some clothing celebrating...

Clutch to play at Golden Gods 2017

One of my favorite bands Clutch have been announced to play at this years Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards bash. Though you wouldn't necessarily class Clutch as a Metal band you can't deny Clutch aren't a popular band within the Metal community as they are a popular...

Bat Sabbath, now Zakk Sabbath

Earlier this week I posted about Cancer Bats touring the UK in 2017 under their moniker Bat Sabbath playing a full set of Black Sabbath songs, well now we have an announcement that Zakk Sabbath are to go on a headline tour in 2017. Having played with and been a close...

Rob Trujillo’s son plays gig with Korn

People have said in the past the age old question, what were you doing at such and such age ( in this case 12 ) but few could say they played on tour with nu-metal band Korn in front of thousands of fans. This though is what Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo's son Tye...

Ticket Prices, What’s going on?

A while ago I commented on Facebook about the price of some UK concert ticket prices recently and how they have risen dramatically. I used to look forward when a band I liked announced they were to tour the UK, recently however when I've seen a band announce a tour...

Cancer Bats on Tour in UK 2017

Cancer Bats are once again touring the UK in 2017, this time with a slight twist. One of my favorite bands of recent years the Cancer Bats are touring across the UK in 2017. This time however they will be playing a full set under their moniker 'Bat Sabbath'. As the...

New look MetalBeard website for 2017

After a few months of deliberation and work I'm pleased to introduce the new/updated MetalBeard website/blog. A while ago I decided that the MetalBeard site/blog needed a fresh look. The new site is built on the Divi theme which is a Wordpress Theme and Visual Page...

New Trailer for The Last Jedi

As an avid fan of anything Star Wars I got a little excited when I heard there was a new official teaser trailer out for the next installment in the Star Wars franchise. The Last Jedi or Episode 8 continues the story from the last film The Force Awakens. Though I've...

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Tribute concert and new video from Linkin Park

Tribute concert and new video from Linkin Park

A tribute concert has been announced by the remaining members of Linkin Park and they have also released a new video. The remaining members of Linkin Park are to reunite for a one-off tribute concert on October 27th in memory of there friend and bandmate Chester...

Fire & Forge Festival back for 2017

Fire & Forge Festival back for 2017

The Fire and Forge festival is back for 2017 with a raft of fine rock/metal bands and a festival helping raise awareness/funds for charity. The Fire and Forge festival is a two day event/festival based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. What I kike about what this festival...

Not Kid Rock, Kids that really Rock

Not Kid Rock, Kids that really Rock

As the title suggests this isn't a post about Kid Rock, It's all about a group of kids/students that do Rock. A group of students from the Los Rios Rock School in California have recreated Van Halen songs from Van Halen's 1978 album 'Runnin' with the Devil'. The songs...

New Audio Track & Collaborations from Foo’s

New Audio Track & Collaborations from Foo’s

With the release of the new Foo Fighters album on September 15th 2017 they've released a new audio track and confirmed a pop star has collaborated on the new album. After a few video releases for songs from the forthcoming new Foo Fighters album 'Concrete and Gold'...

Mastodon to release more music in September

Mastodon to release more music in September

As you may know by now Mastodon are one of my favourite bands, so I was more than happy when the rumors I had seen were true that we'll be getting new music from them in September this year. What will they be releasing you ask? Well it is a 4 track EP called 'Cold...

Valous set to play in Ibiza in 2018

Valous set to play in Ibiza in 2018

The HRH Road Trip is set to once again hit European shored in 2018 and Birmingham band Valous have the honour of being added to the line up. Next Year will be the 9th edition of the HRH Road Trip which will see Rock & Metal hit the shores of Europe. The festival takes...

A fitting tribute/honour for Chris Cornell

A fitting tribute/honour for Chris Cornell

In May of this year we lost one of the best and one of my favourite frontmen and musicians Chris Cornell ( My Chris Cornell Tribute ) and now it seems only fitting that a statue is to be created of him. Chris Cornell was born in Seattle, Washington and mainly through...

Top 5 Metal Songs when playing Battlefield 1

Top 5 Metal Songs when playing Battlefield 1

As mentioned in the About section of this site ( About MetalBeard page ) as well as being a fan of music I also enjoy playing console games on the Xbox One mainly. With that in mind one of my favourite games over the past six months has been Battlefield 1. If you...

Zombie Genre creator George Romero dies at 77

Zombie Genre creator George Romero dies at 77

If your a fan of Zombie movies or anything Zombie related today is a sad day with the news of the passing of one of what I consider one its creators/innovators George A Romero. With popular TV shows in recent years like 'The Walking Dead' and 'Fear The Walking Dead'...

Mastodon to tour the UK December 2017

Mastodon to tour the UK December 2017

Ever since the release of their latest album 'Emperor if Sand' I've been waiting to hear some news of a Mastodon UK tour and finally it has arrived. They will be appearing at venues across the UK in December 2017 in support of their latest album 'Emperor if Sand'. I...

Birmingham band Valous set for busy summer

Birmingham band Valous set for busy summer

If your looking for new bands to check out this summer then you could do no better than checking out Birmingham Band Valous. If you like you like Hard Rock with a mix of blistering vocals and riffs coupled with a band that brings a party atmosphere to its live...

They’re back, Foo Fighters release new video

They’re back, Foo Fighters release new video

Its been a while since I've seen or heard anything about new music from one of my favourite bands the Foo Fighters but the wait is over with the release of a new video. If your expecting a quirky video like previous Foo's videos then this won't disappoint. I won't say...

RIP Chris Cornell 1964 – 2017

RIP Chris Cornell 1964 – 2017

I like many others were shocked today to hear the news of the passing of one of rocks and my favourite vocalists Chris Cornell at the age of only 52. Over years every fan of music loses one of their idols/favourite musicians, today I can say with open heart I have...

New Alice In Chains album, Yes please

New Alice In Chains album, Yes please

According to a recent interview with AIC guitarist Jerry Cantrell he has indicated that the band are set to start work on a new album. This would be the bands sixth album and if its anything as good as the last album 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here' I'll be more than...

RHCP release a new video from ‘The Getaway’

RHCP release a new video from ‘The Getaway’

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers have released a new video for the song 'Goodbye Angels' from their album 'The Getaway'. I've loved the Red Hot Chilli Peppers since the early 90's when I first heard the 'Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic' album but the direction of there music style...

Guns ‘n’ Roses reunion rakes in the money

Guns ‘n’ Roses reunion rakes in the money

Well it is safe to say that the reunited members of Guns 'n' Roses are raking in the cash with their Not In This Lifetime tour judging by figures released recently. Its been reported that the tour has made a staggering $230 million dollars in revenue so far. This...

Stone Sour Release Two New Songs & Video

Stone Sour Release Two New Songs & Video

We've been expecting new material from Stone Sour this year and now the wait is over as they release two new songs and a video to accompany one of them. Both songs are taken from their forthcoming album Hydrobad and are what I consider typical/staple Stone Sour...

Foo’s Colour And The Shape album to turn 20

Foo’s Colour And The Shape album to turn 20

The follow up to the Foo Fighters debut album 'The Colour And The Shape' turns 20 in May this year and remains my personal favorite Foo Fighters album. The album was released on 20th May 1997 and contains some of not just mine but many fans classic Foo's songs. You...

Metal Mulisha release new Slayer product range

Metal Mulisha release new Slayer product range

FMX team Metal Mulisha have released a product range paying honor to thrash metal legends Slayer. I've been a fan of the Metal Mulisha clothing range for a while and have a couple of there products in my own wardrobe, now they have released some clothing celebrating...

Clutch to play at Golden Gods 2017

Clutch to play at Golden Gods 2017

One of my favorite bands Clutch have been announced to play at this years Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards bash. Though you wouldn't necessarily class Clutch as a Metal band you can't deny Clutch aren't a popular band within the Metal community as they are a popular...

Bat Sabbath, now Zakk Sabbath

Bat Sabbath, now Zakk Sabbath

Earlier this week I posted about Cancer Bats touring the UK in 2017 under their moniker Bat Sabbath playing a full set of Black Sabbath songs, well now we have an announcement that Zakk Sabbath are to go on a headline tour in 2017. Having played with and been a close...

Rob Trujillo’s son plays gig with Korn

Rob Trujillo’s son plays gig with Korn

People have said in the past the age old question, what were you doing at such and such age ( in this case 12 ) but few could say they played on tour with nu-metal band Korn in front of thousands of fans. This though is what Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo's son Tye...

Ticket Prices, What’s going on?

Ticket Prices, What’s going on?

A while ago I commented on Facebook about the price of some UK concert ticket prices recently and how they have risen dramatically. I used to look forward when a band I liked announced they were to tour the UK, recently however when I've seen a band announce a tour...

Cancer Bats on Tour in UK 2017

Cancer Bats on Tour in UK 2017

Cancer Bats are once again touring the UK in 2017, this time with a slight twist. One of my favorite bands of recent years the Cancer Bats are touring across the UK in 2017. This time however they will be playing a full set under their moniker 'Bat Sabbath'. As the...

New look MetalBeard website for 2017

New look MetalBeard website for 2017

After a few months of deliberation and work I'm pleased to introduce the new/updated MetalBeard website/blog. A while ago I decided that the MetalBeard site/blog needed a fresh look. The new site is built on the Divi theme which is a Wordpress Theme and Visual Page...

New Trailer for The Last Jedi

New Trailer for The Last Jedi

As an avid fan of anything Star Wars I got a little excited when I heard there was a new official teaser trailer out for the next installment in the Star Wars franchise. The Last Jedi or Episode 8 continues the story from the last film The Force Awakens. Though I've...

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