Drummer Mike Portnoy spoke to AOL‘s Noisecreep earlier this week about his roller coaster life in the nine months since he left DREAM THEATER, the band he co-founded and led for 25 years. “The thing that breaks my heart,” stated Portnoy, “is that some of the fans rely more on what’s reported about me than … Continue reading MIKE PORTNOY: I See Sensational Headlines On Certain Web Sites That Misrepresent What I’m Doing
In Flames new album ”Sounds Of a Playground Fading” is now released all over the world and today we can reveal that the album entered the official German album charts at NUMBER ONE!!!! ”This is absolutely amazing!!! We know that we’ve made a good album and of course hoped for the best but this is … Continue reading In Flames new album ”Sounds Of a Playground Fading” is now released all over the world! #1 in Germany!
Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP will release its new album, “Necropolis Transparent”, on July 1 in Europe and July 12 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded in November-December 2010 at HVR Studios in Ipswich, United Kingdom and was mixed in January. A 10-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples from “Necropolis … Continue reading LOCK UP: Audio Samples Of Entire ‘Necropolis Transparent’ Album Available
Polish kings of Satanic metal slaughter WITCHMASTER have finished recording four new tracks, to be released later in the year under the working title of “Smierc” (Polish for “death”). The band states, “Expect nothing but raw, old-school metal in the traditional WITCHMASTER style.” One of the new songs can be heard in the YouTube clip … Continue reading New WITCHMASTER Song Posted Online
A 30-second sample of a new TRIVIUM song called “Dusk Dismantled” can be heard in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band’s new album, “In Waves”, which will be released on August 9 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2008’s “Shogun” was recorded primarily at Paint It Black Studios in Orlando, Florida … Continue reading TRIVIUM: 30-Second Sample Of New Song Available
Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS have their fourth consecutive hit single at Active Rock radio. “The Last Time”, the second single off the band’s 2010 album “For We Are Many”, has cracked the Top 15 at Active Rock radio and is currently at #14 on the chart and still climbing. “Hold On”, the first single … Continue reading ALL THAT REMAINS’ New Single ‘Theast Time’ Cracks Active Rock Radio Top 15
German melodic metallers ARVEN have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band’s debut album, “Music Of Light”, will be released on September 23. The 10-song CD features artwork by Jan Yrlund (KORPIKLAANI, STRATOVARIUS, SIRENIA). According to a press release, the members of ARVEN are “professionally educated musicians [who] share one important attitude: a strong … Continue reading ARVEN Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS
Fans can go to this location to download a rare and previously unreleased MASTODON song from the “Crack The Skye” sessions, titled “Deathbound”, as part of the ten-week 2011 “Adult Swim Singles Program.” Also available is an amazing exclusive video for the song, which can be seen below. MASTODON has revealed more songtitles that will … Continue reading MASTODON: ‘Deathbound’ Video Released
IWRESTLEDABEARONCE — the Shreveport, Louisiana quintet now transplanted to Los Angeles, California — has posted a new webisode featuring footage of the band “play[ing] shows, do[ing] dumb shit, and drink[ing] with DANCE GAVIN DANCE, JUST LIKE VINYL, IN FEAR AND FAITH, CLOSE TO HOME and [DJ] Big Chocolate.” Check it out below. IWRESTLEDABEARONCE‘s new album, … Continue reading Video Footage Of IWRESTLEDABEARONCE Doing ‘Dumb S**t’
Inside Heavy recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jake Luhrs of the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Christian metalcore quintet AUGUST BURNS RED. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. AUGUST BURNS RED‘s fourth album, “Leveler”, was released on June 21 via Sollid State Records. The effort was made available in both regular … Continue reading AUGUST BURNS RED Frontman Interviewed By ‘Inside Heavy’ (Audio)
Multinational Heavy Metal warlords POWERWOLF recently finished shooting a video clip for the song We Drink Your Blood from their upcoming album Blood Of The Saints! According to their sacral image and the concept of Blood Of The Saints, POWERWOLF shot the video in an ancient monastery church. “Shooting the video in such a special … Continue reading Multinational Heavy Metallers POWERWOLF release video trailer for ‘We Drink Your Blood’!
SEBASTIAN BACH (Photo credit: Gabriel Goldberg) Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach will film two new video videos on Tuesday, June 28 in Hollywood, California with director Devin DeHaven of Fortress Entertainment (PAPA ROACH, WHITESNAKE, METHOD MAN, TALIB KWELI). Bach says, “We are actually going to have three videos, but one of them is mainly … Continue reading SEBASTIAN BACH To Film Two New Videos Today