Rockstar’s Mayhem Festival is always a good time, and now there’s an even better reason to get outside this summer. Islander will be joining the tour as support for Emmure, who will be headlining the Victory Records Stage, the eponymous label both bands share. Dates below:

  • 7/05 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater
  • 7/06 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater
  • 7/08 Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
  • 7/11 Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • 7/12 Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheatre
  • 7/13 Denver, CO @ TBA
  • 7/16 Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  • 7/17 Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
  • 7/19 Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
  • 7/20 Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
  • 7/23 Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
  • 7/24 Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
  • 7/26 Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
  • 7/27 Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
  • 7/29 Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake
  • 7/30 Wantagh, NY @ Nikon Theater at Jones Beach
  • 8/01 Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
  • 8/02 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
  • 8/03 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
  • 8/05 Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheatre
  • 8/07 Oklahoma City, OK @ Oklahoma Zoo Amphitheatre
  • 8/09 Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
  • 8/10 The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion


Payable on Death – P.O.D.

A Voice of Life

Almost 27 years after the band's first studio album, P.O.D.'s message is arguably more important than ever. "I believe (our message) is even more relevant now than it was then. If you really listen to 'Youth of the Nation,' we still have these tragedies going on. There’s a lot of searching still going on out there."


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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."


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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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