IMPALED NAZARENE To Release ‘Vigorous And Liberating Death’ In April

Finnish extreme metallers IMPALED NAZARENE will release their 12th studio album, “Vigorous And Liberating Death”, on April 14 via Osmose Productions.The CD will contain the following 13 new songs (in no particular order): 01. King Reborn 02. Flaming Sword Of Satan 03. Pathological Hunger For Violence 04. Vigorous And Liberating Death 05. Martial Law 06. … Continue reading IMPALED NAZARENE To Release ‘Vigorous And Liberating Death’ In April

DEF LEPPARD: ‘Slang Deluxe Edition’ Audio Samples Available

DEF LEPPARD will release a Deluxe Edition of its 1996 classic album “Slang” across multiple formats through its own Bludgeon Riffola label on February 10. The “Slang” reissue will be available in three formats: a CD Deluxe Edition and Digital Edition containing the original 11 album tracks remastered and original rare bonus tracks made up … Continue reading DEF LEPPARD: ‘Slang Deluxe Edition’ Audio Samples Available

OVERKILL: Three New Songtitles Revealed

Singer Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL has just entered the studio to begin laying down the vocals on the band’s new album. The CD is being tracked at Gear Recording and will be mixed by Greg Reely, who also worked on 2012’s “The Electric Age”. The first three songtitles to … Continue reading OVERKILL: Three New Songtitles Revealed

Woman Charged For Tweeting Death Threats To SOUNDGARDEN’s CHRIS CORNELL

According to Seattle news station KIRO 7, a local woman has been charged for allegedly tweeting death threats to SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell. The woman reportedly sent over 100 messages to Cornell from a total of nine different Twitter accounts. The postings also alluded to a rape of Cornell‘s 13-year-old daughter. Prosecutors say those tweets … Continue reading Woman Charged For Tweeting Death Threats To SOUNDGARDEN’s CHRIS CORNELL

MEGADETH Pulls Out Of SOUNDWAVE Festival After DAVE MUSTAINE Fails To Get Apology From Promoter

MEGADETH has canceled its previously announced Australian tour dates after the promoter allegedly erroneously blamed the band for removing former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted‘s new project, simply called NEWSTED, off the billing for MEGADETH‘s “off” dates during this year’s Soundwave festival.A number of news outlets reported that NEWSTED had been taken off the billing of … Continue reading MEGADETH Pulls Out Of SOUNDWAVE Festival After DAVE MUSTAINE Fails To Get Apology From Promoter

STONE SOUR Performs Cover Of METALLICA’s ‘Creeping Death’ In Denver

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE SOUR performing a cover version of METALLICA‘s “Creeping Death” on February 3 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, Colorado can be seen below. As previously reported, STONE SOUR guitarist Jim Root has chosen to sit out the band’s current North American tour so that he can concentrate on writing music … Continue reading STONE SOUR Performs Cover Of METALLICA’s ‘Creeping Death’ In Denver

MATT SORUM Talks About His Upcoming Solo Album ‘Stratosphere’

“Stratosphere”, the new solo album from former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer Matt Sorum, will be released in March via Rok Dok Recordings under the MATT SORUM’S FIERCE JOY banner. Speaking to The Street, Sorum stated about his inspiration for the “Stratosphere” CD: “I’m known as a rock guy, but I’ve always loved so many diverse … Continue reading MATT SORUM Talks About His Upcoming Solo Album ‘Stratosphere’

METALLICA Guitarist KIRK HAMMETT’s ‘Fear FestEvil': Video Report From KTVU.com

Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil, a three-day horror convention founded and hosted by METALLICA guitarist and lifelong horror fan Kirk Hammett, took place this past weekend in San Francisco. The event kicked off on Thursday (February 6) and lasted through Saturday (February 8). Kirk told KTVU.com his love for the horror genre came from watching … Continue reading METALLICA Guitarist KIRK HAMMETT’s ‘Fear FestEvil': Video Report From KTVU.com

RISE TO REMAIN: ‘Over And Over’ Single Available For Free Download

RISE TO REMAIN, the London, England metalcore outfit fronted by Austin Dickinson — the son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson — is preparing the troops for its highly anticipated return to the live arena with a surprise present — a free download of the band’s brand new single, “Over And Over”. A ferocious, take-no-prisoners … Continue reading RISE TO REMAIN: ‘Over And Over’ Single Available For Free Download

CREMATORY: ‘Kommt Näher’ Video Released

Southern German gothic metallers CREMATORY will release their new album, “Antiserum”, on March 4 in North America and February 24 in Europe via Steamhammer/SPV. The video for the song “Kommt Näher” from the forthcoming CD can be seen below. The clip was directed by Dirk Weiler.  “Our fans can look forward to ‘Antiserum’, on which … Continue reading CREMATORY: ‘Kommt Näher’ Video Released

LAMB OF GOD Frontman Launches Blog For ‘Dark Days’ Book

Da Capo Press will release LAMB OF GOD vocalist Randy Blythe‘s memoir, “Dark Days: My Tribulation And Trials”, later this year. Random House has purchased the foreign rights to the book and will act as publisher in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The memoir, which puts emphasis on the past year of … Continue reading LAMB OF GOD Frontman Launches Blog For ‘Dark Days’ Book

METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Performs With DEATH ANGEL At ‘Fear FestEviL’ (Video)

Lifelong horror enthusiast and METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett joined DEATH ANGEL on stage last night (Saturday, February 8) at his first annual horror convention, dubbed Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL, at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California to perform the BLACK SABBATH classic “Heaven And Hell” and the METALLICA song “Trapped Under Ice”. Video … Continue reading METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Performs With DEATH ANGEL At ‘Fear FestEviL’ (Video)