METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Presents CARCASS’ Video For ‘Unfit For Human Consumption’

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett presents “Unfit For Human Consumption”, the brand new video from reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS. Check it out below. CARCASS is one of several bands who will perform at Hammett‘s first annual horror convention, dubbed Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL, which will take place February 6-8, 2014 at The Regency […]

DARKOLOGY: ‘Fated To Burn’ Album Details Revealed

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly “Sundown” Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), will release its sophomore album, “Fated To Burn”, in early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The follow-up to 2009’s “Altered Reflections” was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris […]


ANIMETAL USA, the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs, has inked a deal with Warner Bros. for the release of the band’s third album, tentatively due in late 2014. ANIMETAL USA is: * Mike Vescera (OBSESSION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LOUDNESS) – Vocals […]

Former SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Involved In Making Of ‘Hard Rock Havana’ Film

On the margins of Cuba, an isolated country better known for cigars and Castro, a vibrant heavy metal scene flourishes. Flocking to concerts around the communist-controlled island, tattooed fans wearing black METALLICA t-shirts listen to the screaming shouts of the country’s metal bands. The celebrities in this scene are the members of ZEUS, the country’s […]

RIOT To Carry On As RIOT V; New Singer Announced

RIOT‘s classic “Thundersteel” and “Privilege Of Power” lineup reunited in 2009 and delivered a critically acclaimed album, “Immortal Soul”, via major metal heavyweights SPV/ Steamhammer and Avalon/ Marquee. A successful tour with performances on the prestigious 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise and appearances at Sweden Rock and Metalway festivals solidified RIOT‘s long-sought-after return a success, […]