Pig Destroyer’s ‘The Diplomat’ Provides Theme for Rat Killing Spree on ‘Workaholics’

Pig Destroyer’s ‘The Diplomat’ Provides Theme for Rat Killing Spree on ‘Workaholics’

Modern grindcore titans Pig Destroyer got some serious exposure on the April 16 episode of Comedy Central’s ‘Workaholics.’ The cult comedy show used Pig Destroyer’s ‘The Diplomat’ as brutal background music while the ‘Workaholics’ trio annihilated a massive infestation of rats with ruthless aggression. As metalheads, we all appreciate when an extreme act gets some respect from mainstream outlets. And it’s very cool that Pig Destroyer’s music has made it onto one of Comedy Central’s most popular programs. The ‘Workaholics’ trio, acting as self-professed “Rat…

GEOFF TATE And Former Bandmates Reach ‘Amicable’ QUEENSRŸCHE Settlement

GEOFF TATE And Former Bandmates Reach ‘Amicable’ QUEENSRŸCHE Settlement

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton has confirmed that singer Geoff Tate — who was fired from the Seattle progressive rock band in 2012 after fronting it for three decades — and his former bandmates have reached a settlement in their legal battle over the rights to the group’s name. Speaking to the Allentown Music Examiner, Wilton was asked when fans can expect a resolution of the legal case involving the two versions of QUEENSRŸCHE. “That’s coming up,” Wilton said. “What I can say is that both…

DORO PESCH Talks To RECORD COLLECTOR About Her 30th Anniversary As A Performing Artist (Audio)

DORO PESCH Talks To RECORD COLLECTOR About Her 30th Anniversary As A Performing Artist (Audio)

Mark Taylor of Record Collector magazine recently conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. In honor of her 30th anniversary as a performing artist, Pesch will celebrate with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and May 3 at CCD Stadthalle in her hometown of Düsseldorf. To coincide with Doro‘s anniversary concerts, Nuclear Blast will release “Raise Your Fist – 30 Years Anniversary-Edition”, containing the…

Video: JAKE E. LEE’s RED DRAGON CARTEL Performs ‘Bark At The Moon’ In Stafford

Video: JAKE E. LEE’s RED DRAGON CARTEL Performs ‘Bark At The Moon’ In Stafford

Fan-filmed video footage of RED DRAGON CARTEL performing the OZZY OSBOURNE classic “Bark At The Moon” on April 5 at The Stafford Palace Theater in Stafford, Connecticut can be seen below. RED DRAGON CARTEL is the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee. RED DRAGON CARTEL‘s self-titled debut album sold around 5,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 69 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on January 28 via Frontiers…

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON: Pro-Shot Footage Of ‘You Shook Me’ Performance With BILLY JOEL

AC/DC’s BRIAN JOHNSON: Pro-Shot Footage Of ‘You Shook Me’ Performance With BILLY JOEL

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson joined Billy Joel on stage on March 21 at Madison Square Garden in New York City to perform the AC/DC classic “You Shook Me All Night Long”. Professionally filmed video footage of Johnson‘s appearance can be seen below. Brian came up on stage about midway through Billy‘s concert, which was one of a series of shows by Joel at the Garden. After Billy said Johnson was a member of one of the best bands he’d ever seen live, Joel and his…

OUTRAGE “We the Dead” album details

OUTRAGE “We the Dead” album details

German blackened thrash metal underdogs OUTRAGE started out in 1983 and were a part of the first wave of black metal. They are, without a doubt, one of the most underrated bands from that period but this doesn’t seem to discourage them. On April 25th their 7th full-length “We the Dead” will be released via Metal on Metal Records. Over the years, OUTRAGE have developed their own personal style making them stand out not only from the bands of the early/mid ’80s but from many contemporary black/thrash bands as well. The new album brings…

AT THE GATES launches new video of pre-production for upcoming album, ‘At War With Reality’

AT THE GATES launches new video of pre-production for upcoming album, ‘At War With Reality’

Ever since the pioneers of the “Gothenburg style” melodic death metal sound, AT THE GATES, have announced a comeback studio album with the classic line-up of their latest masterpiece, Slaughter Of The Soul (1995), the anticipation within the scene has been immense. AT THE GATES is now in full pre-production mode and expects to be recording their upcoming album, At War With Reality, in June/July with a tentative release in October/November 2014 via Century Media Records worldwide. AT THE GATES has now launched a video featuring updates on…

DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Sensation To MEGADETH’s Las Vegas Concert (Video)

DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Sensation To MEGADETH’s Las Vegas Concert (Video)

Sarah Churman, who was born deaf, became an Internet sensation when her husband posted a YouTube video of her hearing for the first time at 29 years of age. Now, she’s a huge MEGADETH fan, and the band’s frontman, Dave Mustaine, flew her to Las Vegas to see MEGADETH perform this past Thursday (April 17). During a joint interview with Sarah ahead of the Las Vegas concert, Mustaine spoke to KTNV-TV about how the band across Sarah‘s story (see video below). “It was such a…

HALESTORM Discusses New Song ‘Mayhem’, Writing Process For Third Album (Video)

HALESTORM Discusses New Song ‘Mayhem’, Writing Process For Third Album (Video)

Rocksverige.se recently conducted an interview with the four members of HALESTORM. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, HALESTORM has debuted two new songs at two separate shows recently. The first tune, “Heartbreaker”, was performed on March 28 at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee, while the second track, “Mayhem”, made its debut earlier this month in England. Asked if “Mayhem” is a good indicator of what HALESTORM fans can expect to hear on the band’s next album, singer Lzzy Hale said:…

METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO Talks To GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING About JACO PASTORIUS Documentary (Audio)

METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO Talks To GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING About JACO PASTORIUS Documentary (Audio)

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo recently spoke to Georgia Public Broadcasting about the upcoming documentary he’s producing about his musical hero, Jaco Pastorius. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.According to BaltimoreMagazine.net, Trujillo will celebrate Record Store Day at Sound Garden in Baltimore, Maryland later today (Saturday, April 19). From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Trujillo will meet fans, sign records, and talk about the Pastorius documentary. Hand in hand with Omnivore Recordings‘ impending “Record Store Day” release of eleven staggering…

PAUL STANLEY’s ‘Face the Music: A Life Exposed’ Lands On NEW YORK TIMES Best Sellers List

PAUL STANLEY’s ‘Face the Music: A Life Exposed’ Lands On NEW YORK TIMES Best Sellers List

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley‘s memoir, “Face the Music: A Life Exposed”, landed at No. 2 on the New York Times “Hardcover Nonfiction” best sellers list. “Face The Music: A Life Exposed” was released on April 8 via HarperOne The 432-page hardcover features rare photographs of the legendary rocker and details his hard-partying lifestyle as one of the co-founders of the heavy rock band who has sold over eighty million albums and performed more than two thousand shows around the world. Well known for his onstage…

SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING Releases ‘Nomad’ EP, Video

SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING Releases ‘Nomad’ EP, Video

New rock supergroup SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.) — featuring multi-platinum Canadian vocalist and Juno Award winner Sass Jordan, with Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE) on guitar, Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD) on bass and Tommy Stewart (GODSMACK, LO PRO, EVERCLEAR, FUEL) on drums — has released a follow-up single and video for the “Nomad (Rock Radio Edit)”, along with three new songs on Robo Records, wherever digital music is sold. The “Nomad” EP features a new “rock radio” version of the…