Monday Heavy Metal Minute… HEAVYWEIGHTS EDITION

Special Announcement:

Carnival of Chaos is BACK in June 2014! Tickets are already on sale for a full weekend of camping and live music in Stanton, MI. MPN will bring you full details as they are announced. Teaser: Wayne Static will be performing Saturday, June 14th!!


Fri. Feb. 14th * The Intersection * Grand Rapids, MI ** 2014 HEAVYWEIGHT FINALS (more info below)

Sat. Feb. 15th * Uli’s Haus of Rock * Lansing, MI ** Purgatory Grove, Death Valley Dragline, Animal Mother, Blackened Earth, Grady Clan & Chaos N Confusion

Sat. Feb. 15th * The Ritz Detroit * Warren, MI **  1st Annual Metalheads Fest w/Left 4 Dead, Know Lyfe, Hate Unbound, My Perfect Nightmare, Lament, Elude Fearra & MORE

Sat. Feb. 15th * Road Rangers * Taylor, MI ** Hokori, Stereotype, At Death’s Behest, Others Not Equal & Shadows of Doubt 

Sat. Feb. 15th * The Detroit Pub * Clinton Township, MI ** As Darkness Falls, Underneath It All, Givesix & Shockwave



Check out the interviews and live performances from all of the 2014 finalists! Don’t forget to hit up your favorite band for tickets!

Society Kills:

Flood The Desert:

Of All We Cherish:

Lakeshore Drive:

Withhold The Blood:

Martyr For Madison:


  • Chevelle announced their 2014 Tour and will be stopping at The Orbit Room (Grand Rapids) on April 21st.
  • As promised, we have the Mastodon, Gojira & Kvelertak tour info! No Michigan dates announced yet… but they WILL be as close as Chicago on May 8th at The Riviera Theater. If any Michigan dates are planned, MPN will be the first to let you know!
  • Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein has announced his plan to reunite Misfits’ original lineup. Will this time be for real? I guess we’ll wait and see… No word yet on how Glenn Danzig feels about this.
  • Rob Zombie has announced a few dates for a Spring 2014 Tour. So far, just southern and east coast dates on his calendar… But as always, MPN will bring you updates on stops announced closer to home!


For All Those Sleeping, Upon This Dawning, A Day To Remember (Live DVD), Ghoul, Diecast, Aborted