SIN CITY SINNERS To Be Joined On Stage By TRIXTER, Ex-SLAUGHTER Members

On Monday, September 26, Las Vegas’ favorite band SIN CITY SINNERS will be joined by special guests Pete Loran (TRIXTER) and Blas Elias (SLAUGHTER), with a special appearance by Eddie Trunk (host of VH1 Classic‘s “That Metal Show”), at The Crown Theater (inside The Rio Hotel) in Las Vegas. For FREE tickets, go to this … Continue reading SIN CITY SINNERS To Be Joined On Stage By TRIXTER, Ex-SLAUGHTER Members

CAGE To Debut New Material On Upcoming Tour

San Diego metallers CAGE have announced a string of shows in anticipation of their upcoming CD release, “Supremacy Of Steel”, where they will perform five new songs from the disc. One of the dates will be a co-headlining appearance with friends HELSTAR at the Ragnarokk Festival in Chicago, Illinois on October 1. This two-day event … Continue reading CAGE To Debut New Material On Upcoming Tour

MASTODON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‘The Hunter’

A short clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of “The Hunter”, the new album from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. See the full version on the deluxe CD/DVD version of the album, available at stores like Best Buyon September 27. Following the band’s in-store appearance at Criminal Records in Atlanta on … Continue reading MASTODON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‘The Hunter’

MEGADETH: New Song ‘Never Dead’ Available For Streaming

MEGADETH‘s brand new song “Never Dead” can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.‘s customized soundtrack for the company’s action-adventure franchise NeverDead will appear on MEGADETH‘s 13th album, “TH1RT3EN”, which will be released on November 1 via Roadrunner Records. Video footage of MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine talking about “Never Dead” can … Continue reading MEGADETH: New Song ‘Never Dead’ Available For Streaming

HOLYHELL Officially Joined By Drummer JOHN MACALUSO

New York-based rock/metal/gothic band HOLYHELL has announced the addition veteran John Macalusoto the group’s ranks. HOLYHELL and Macaluso first played together in March 2011, with performances in sold-out shows in Worcester, Massachusetts and Cleveland, Ohio. “The energy was so amazing, you can hear it effortlessly in the performances,” said HOLYHELL front woman and songwriter Maria … Continue reading HOLYHELL Officially Joined By Drummer JOHN MACALUSO

IRON SAVIOR Signs With AFM RECORDS

German metallers IRON SAVIOR, who feature in their ranks guitarist/vocalist/producer Piet Sielck (URIAH HEEP, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON), have inked a deal with AFM Records. The band is putting the finishing touches on its new album, tentatively due in early 2012. IRON SAVIOR‘s latest album, entitled “Megatropolis”, was released in June 2007 via Dockyard 1. The … Continue reading IRON SAVIOR Signs With AFM RECORDS

SLAUGHTER’s ‘Strappado’ To Be Reissued On Vinyl

The vinyl reissue of “Strappado”, the debut album from Canadian death/thrash metal pioneers SLAUGHTER, will be made available through the Canadian vinyl label War On Music Records. “Strappado” is an essential classic and cult masterpiece of Canadian metal, long out of print. SLAUGHTER famously included Chuck Shuldiner on guitar for a brief moment in the … Continue reading SLAUGHTER’s ‘Strappado’ To Be Reissued On Vinyl

ARSIS: Touring Musicians Revealed

Guitarist/vocalist Jim Malone of Virginia-based melodic tech death metallers ARSIS will be forced to sit out the band’s “Frets Of Fury” tour with FIREWIND, WHITE WIZARD and NIGHTRAGE in October “due to professional and personal commitments.” Filling in for him during the trek will be Mike Parks on vocals and Brandon Ellis on guitar. Commented … Continue reading ARSIS: Touring Musicians Revealed

DREAM THEATER: Behind-The-Scens Footage From Making Of ‘A Dramatic Turn Of Events’

A short video clip featuring behind-the-scens footage from the writing and recording process for “A Dramatic Turn Of Events”, the new studio album from progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER, can be seen below. “A Dramatic Turn Of Events” sold 36,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard … Continue reading DREAM THEATER: Behind-The-Scens Footage From Making Of ‘A Dramatic Turn Of Events’

Guitarist DAMON JOHNSON To Play With AEROSMITH Frontman At iHeartRadio Event

Guitarist Damon Johnson will be playing guitar and sharing stage with AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler, Jeff Beck on lead guitar, Randy Jackson on bass, Tal Wilkenfeld on bass and Marti Frederiksen on drums for iHeartRadio in Las Vegas, Saturday, September 24. Tune in to hear a special guest bass player on the first song. iHeartRadio … Continue reading Guitarist DAMON JOHNSON To Play With AEROSMITH Frontman At iHeartRadio Event

CHRIS CAFFERY Performs With DIO DISCIPLES In Poughkeepsie (Video)

Guitarist Chris Caffery (TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, SAVATAGE) made a guest appearance with DIO DISCIPLESlast night (Thursday, September 22) at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, New York. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. DIO DISCIPLES — which features former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar), Scott Warren (keyboards) and Rudy Sarzo alongside … Continue reading CHRIS CAFFERY Performs With DIO DISCIPLES In Poughkeepsie (Video)

DIAMOND PLATE: ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’ Video Released

“At The Mountains Of Madness”, the new video from Chicago, Illinois-based thrashers DIAMOND PLATE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Dave Vorhes in the band’s hometown. The song comes off DIAMOND PLATE‘s recently-released debut album, “Generation Why?” Commented DIAMOND PLATE lead guitarist Konrad Kupiec: “Shooting the ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’ … Continue reading DIAMOND PLATE: ‘At The Mountains Of Madness’ Video Released