CANNIBAL CORPSE Inducted Into BUFFALO MUSIC HALL OF FAME

CANNIBAL CORPSE Inducted Into BUFFALO MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Alex Webster, Paul Mazurkiewicz and Rob Barrett of death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE returned to their hometown of Buffalo, New York last week to attend the 31st annual Buffalo Music Hall Of Fame (BMHOF) induction gala. CANNIBAL CORPSE is one of the latest additions to the Buffalo Music Hall Of Fame, which also includes Buffalo natives the GOO GOO DOLLS, Billy Sheehan, 10,000 MANIACS, and many more. The class of 2013 was inducted on October 3 at the Tralf Music Hall. CANNIBAL CORPSE will wrap…

MONSTER MAGNET: Entire ‘Last Patrol’ Album Available For Streaming

MONSTER MAGNET: Entire ‘Last Patrol’ Album Available For Streaming

MONSTER MAGNET‘s new album, “Last Patrol”, is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due in North America on October 15 via Napalm Records, the CD was produced by Dave Wyndorf and Phil Caivano, while “Evil” Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BAD RELIGION) mixed the album, with additional production duties handled by Matt Hyde. The artwork was created by Johun Sumrow with consultation coming from Chris Ryall and designs by Ryan Clark for Invisible Creatures Inc. The album…

MACHINE HEAD Frontman: Most Of My Favorite Records Never Topped The Chart

MACHINE HEAD Frontman: Most Of My Favorite Records Never Topped The Chart

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn‘s latest installment of his online blog, “The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman… And Other Ramblings”, reads as follows: “Most of my favorite records weren’t #1. Because being #1 often means playing to the lowest common denominator. It means dumbing your music down to such a level that every soccer mom and mini-van driving dad can enjoy it as it plays in the background. That said, there have been some exceptional, authentic records that came in at #1, but it’s…

SOULFLY’s ‘Savages’ Cracks U.S. Top 100

SOULFLY’s ‘Savages’ Cracks U.S. Top 100

SOULFLY‘s ninth album, “Savages”, sold 4,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 84 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band’s previous CD, “Enslaved”, opened with 5,900 units in March 2012 to land at No. 82. SOULFLY‘s seventh effort, “Omen”, registered a first-week tally of 6,000 units in June 2010 to enter the chart at No. 73. SOULFLY‘s 2008 album, “Conquer”, premiered with 8,400 copies to debut at No. 66. This number was in line with…

MEGADETH’s ‘Built For War’ Featured In ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

MEGADETH’s ‘Built For War’ Featured In ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

CBS television show “NCIS: Los Angeles” featured the MEGADETH song “Built For War” in its latest episode, which aired yesterday (Tuesday, October 8). Check out the clip below. In an interview with Full Metal Jackie‘s nationally syndicated radio show, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine revealed that “Built For War” was written “about arson.” He said: “[MEGADETH drummer] Shawn [Drover] had a song that he and I wrote together, [and MEGADETH guitarist] Chris [Broderick] had a little bit to do with it [as well] — so we’ve…

KORN’s ‘The Paradigm Shift’ Projected To Sell 40K-45K Copies First Week

KORN’s ‘The Paradigm Shift’ Projected To Sell 40K-45K Copies First Week

KORN‘s 11th studio album, “The Paradigm Shift”, is likely to sell between 40,000 and 45,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on October 8 via Prospect Park. KORN‘s previous CD, 2011′s “The Path Of Totality”, sold 55,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 10 on The Billboard…

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS’ ‘High Rise’ EP Projected To Sell 13K-15K Copies First Week

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS’ ‘High Rise’ EP Projected To Sell 13K-15K Copies First Week

“High Rise”, the new EP from STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, is likely to sell between 13,000 and 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on October 8 via Play Pen/ADA. “High Rise” is STONE TEMPLE PILOTS‘ first new disc with lead singer Chester Bennington, who replaced original frontman Scott Weiland earlier this year. Although the EP contains just…

SLASH Speaks To BIFF BAM POP About ‘Nothing Left To Fear’ Movie (Video)

SLASH Speaks To BIFF BAM POP About ‘Nothing Left To Fear’ Movie (Video)

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and director Anthony Leonardi III, who helmed the first-ever motion picture Slash has co-produced, “Nothing Left To Fear”, were recently interviewed by Biff Bam Pop‘s Andy Burns. You can now watch the chat below.“Nothing Left To Fear” opened in limited release on Friday (October 4). The movie, directed by Anthony Leonardi III, stars Clancy Brown, Anne Heche, Rebekah Brandes and more in a tale about a pastor and his family who encounter supernatural evil when they move…

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE To Play Intimate New York City Show During CBGB FESTIVAL

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE To Play Intimate New York City Show During CBGB FESTIVAL

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will play a special intimate show at the 400-capacity Santos Party House in New York City on Saturday, October 12 as part of the 2013 CBGB Festival. The concert is being sponsored by “The Merciless Book of Metal Lists” authors Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins. “This was originally going to be a secret show for our book release back in the spring, but schedules didn’t allow for it, so we stayed on it, and decided to do it for CBGB fest,”…

METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH Introduces ‘Through The Never’ Movie In Copenhagen

METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH Introduces ‘Through The Never’ Movie In Copenhagen

On Sunday, October 6, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich went home to Denmark to introduce the band’s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, at Palads Teatret in Copenhagen. He was introduced by rock journalist Steffen Jungersens and he spoke to the hometown crowd in Danish. Video footage of the event can be seen below. “Metallica Through The Never” officially opened on September 27 for an exclusive week-long run on IMAX screens before expanding to other theaters on October 4. The film’s surreal narrative winds its way…

TRIVIUM: “Vengeance Falls” Album Available For Streaming

TRIVIUM: “Vengeance Falls” Album Available For Streaming

“Vengeance Falls”, the new album from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, is available for streaming in its entirety at Trivium.org. Due on October 15 via Roadrunner Records, the the follow-up to 2011′s “In Waves” was produced by David Draiman (DISTURBED, DEVICE). The first single, “Strife”, is available as an instant download with all pre-orders. In a recent interview with ARTISTdirect, TRIVIUM guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy stated about “Vengeance Falls”: “Going into this record, the initial goal was to write the absolute best songs we possibly could. We didn’t…

TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON To Release New Metal Opera In 2014

TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON To Release New Metal Opera In 2014

After the success of TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON‘s debut album, “The Land Of New Hope”, which entered the Top 100 album charts in seven European countries (including a Top 10 entry in Tolkki‘s home country Finland), Timo Tolkki has started working on a sequel to his first metal opera, slated for a 2014 release on Frontiers Records. Fans can follow the progress of the making of the album, including writing and recording sessions and special cameos from the musicians and singers involved, from the new web…