Al Beck

Al Beck

Al Beck

Which 2023 festival has already sold out, Gary Holt swears there’s another Lemmy out there, a 25-foot Ozzy Osbourne hits the road and fight as Zakk Wylde in a new video game this week in Midnight Metal News!


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  • Wacken Open Air 2023 Already Sold Out!

    The Wacken Open Air Festival took place just a few weeks ago and next year’s edition has already sold out!

    With a lineup featuring Megadeth, Iron Maiden and Beartooth, 80-thousand tickets flew off the digital shelves in just under six hours of going on sale, according to a statement from festival organizers.



  • Is There Another Lemmy Out There?

    Gary Holt of Exodus sat down with BangerTV for an interview and discussed how the band firmly believed there was more than one Lemmy Kilmister.

    “We’d go out to a bar and there’s Lemmy. We’d go up and hang out [with] him, have some drinks then we’d tell him, ‘we’re gonna go to this other place’. And we’d get there and he’s already sitting at the bar; I mean, he’s been there for an hour,” said Holt. “And then we went to another place and he’s there ahead of us, and we left him sitting at the bar. And ever since then we’re convinced that there’s at least three different Lemmys.”


  • 25-Foot Inflatable Ozzy on the Road

    Last month, at the San Diego Comic Con, a 25-foot inflatable Ozzy, designed by Todd McFarlane,debuted ahead of Osbourne’s next record.

    Now that very same giant Prince of Darkness is hitting the road for a series of pop ups across the country along with a special Patient Number 9 styled ambulance. No word on if we’ll get a local sighting as most of the appearances are only teased a day in advance.



  • Fight as Zakk Wylde

    Between a current tour with Black Label Society and a future tour with Pantera, Zakk Wylde has taken up a boxing career.

    In a new browser game, called Zakk Wylde Punch Out, you can get in the ring and throw hands while Black Label Society‘s End of Days blares over your computer speakers. Try it out now at and check him out in a less physically confronting capacity when Black Label Society comes to The Fillmore this Saturday.

  • Midnight Metal News as Heard on This Week’s Episode

    Here’s Midnight Metal News, as heard on this week’s show!


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