Talk about falling from grace. Tim Lambesis, the 32-year-old lead singer of the Christian metalcore band As I Lay Dying, is accused of plotting to kill his wife. He posted a $2 million bail on Friday. Lambesis must wear a GPS monitor and stay away from his estranged wife and children.
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Lamb of God | Hatebreed | In Flames | Sylosis The Pageant November 7, 2012 Before I start trashing one of the most popular metal bands on the planet, let me offer my credentials: In 1989, I saw Sepultura at the Bridgeton Soccer club at just nine years old. I got in trouble for spray painting the S ... More >>
(Editor's note: D.X. Ferris is a frequent RFT contributor and the author of the 33 1/3 book on Slayer's Reign in Blood. He was kind enough to write this obituary yesterday.) Ronnie James Dio, R.I.P.His band mates didn't invite him to the induction, but let's face it: Ronnie James Dio might b ... More >>
Friday, March 12 *North Mississippi All-Stars/Hill Country Revue, The Pageant *Chris Duarte and Bluestone, Old Rock House *The Gordons, The Focal Point *Dear Vincent (CD release)/Natural Selection/Chariots, Off Broadway *Last to Go First to Show(CD release), The Gramophone *This is Energy/hereaftert ... More >>
Asobi SeksuOld Rock House *Fiery Furnaces, Saturday, January 23 *Asobi Seksu, Thursday, February 4 *Janiva Magness, Sunday, February 14 *The Radiators, Thursday, February 18 *Todd Snider, Friday, February 26, Saturday, February 27 *Chris Duarte and Bluestone, Friday, March 12 *David Bazan/Headlig ... More >>
So yesterday, the Rockstar Mayhem Festival again rolled through St. Louis, and much like last year, the day-into-night metal festival drew out the area's die-hard metalheads. Photographer Kenny Williamson was at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater to document the scene there (full photo set here.) Photo ... More >>
Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Killswitch Engage and a ton of other bands are at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater today as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. In last week's paper, Phil Freeman spoke with Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, in part discussing the band's forthcoming album, World P ... More >>
12 p.m. Tuesday, August 14. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
Heartagrams and heavy living with H.I.M.'s Ville Valo
B-Sides issues emo bands an important memo, weighs in on Pandora's St. Louis band assessment and blings out with the Loop Underground and "Yo! RFT Raps"
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
Week of May 5, 2004
Week of October 29, 2003