Soundwave 2010

I’ve been looking forward to Soundwave 2010 for quite a while now.  Not only were one of my favorite bands Faith No More reuniting, but it also featured several other favorites of mine, including Tool touring buddies Meshuggah and Isis.  Forecast for the day was originally in the high 30s, but thankfully this didn’t turn out to be the case – it was a beautiful Adelaide day in the end!… Read More »Soundwave 2010

Meshuggah Sidewaves

Meshuggah will be playing a could of Sidewaves when in the country for the Soundwave festival.  Also featured on the bill are It Dies Today and Whitechapel.  Sydney and Melbourne only from what I see: Monday 22 February – Manning Bar, Sydney (18+) Thursday 25 February – Billboard The Venue, Melbourne (18+) Tickets go on sale on the 15th of January…

Tool December Newsletter, Meshuggah Alive Trailer

Blair has released the December 2009 Newsletter.  It really just says Merry Xmas from the band.  Read into that what you will!  Thanks to nxrm for the tip! Also, Meshuggah have released an official trailer to the coming Live DVD Alive: The DVD can be ordered from a range of places, but packages from Nuclear Blast USA can be had with a poster, and either shirt or hoodie.

Meshuggah Alive

According to Blabbermouth, Meshuggah have confirmed details of their forthcoming Live DVD: Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release their long-awaited concert DVD+CD digipack, “Alive”, on February 5 in Europe and February 9 in the U.S. Recorded during the band’s 2008-2009 tours of USA, Canada and Japan, the set contains 105 minutes of footage on DVD and more than 60 minutes of music on CD. The track listing is as… Read More »Meshuggah Alive

Nude With Boots on Vinyl, Meshuggah Live DVD

Die hard Melvins fans and Vinyl Collectors will be happy to hear that Nude With Boots has now been released on that cherished format: Timing is everything. You demanded it, so here it is, the most recent, classic, Melvins release, “Nude With Boots” is now available in red vinyl, as a single LP in a double gatefold package. Vinyl collectors begin to drool. It smells real purdy too. Presumably on… Read More »Nude With Boots on Vinyl, Meshuggah Live DVD

Soundwave 2010 Announced

The first announcement of acts for next years Soundwave Festival has been released.  As rumored for a while now, Faith No More are the headline act.  Other highlights on the bill include Meshuggah, Janes Addiction, Isis, Clutch, Baroness and much more.  I will definitely be there in Adelaide!

Meshuggah Live DVD, Pigmy Love Circus

According to a recent post on Blabbermouth, Meshuggah will be releasing a live DVD later on this year, and will also be recording an album for release in 2010. Danny’s other band, Pigmy Love Circus are playing a gig tonight with bands Sturgeon, Sextapes and Hectors Revenge at the Key Club in Hollywood.  Sounds like fun if you can make it!

Meshuggah North America Tour with Cynic

Tool touring mates Meshuggah have announced they’ll be touring North America in early 2009, with the following dates announced already: Feb. 01 – House of Blues – Anaheim, CA Feb. 02 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA Feb. 06 – El Corazon – Seattle, WA Feb. 07 – Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR Feb. 08 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC Feb. 15 – House of Blues –… Read More »Meshuggah North America Tour with Cynic


Lined up for 20 minutes to get in via metal detector.  Opening band Alchemist were ok.  HQ is a pretty good venue for live bands, everytime I’ve been there the sound has been excellent and the layout of the venue makes you feel quite close to the band. I though the size of the crowd last night was a little small.  Those that were there seemed pretty into the show… Read More »Meshuggah

Meshuggah: Extreme Metal Riff Lesson

I found a cool Meshuggah video this morning, where the Fredrik and Marten show off their guitars, talk about their songwriting and play some riffs. Great stuff if you’re into the band and guitar playing. Check it out at Metal Kult.