Motörhead is going Under Cöver this fall, as a never-before-released collection of covers is set to come out on their own label of Motörhead Music, together with Silver Lining Music. The tracks featured on the album are a variety of Rock’n’Roll covers that the band took on over the years, and that also includes the Bowie classic “Heroes”, recorded during the Bad Magic sessions in 2015. On the selection of songs, Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell says, “We were happy with them at the time and we’re happy with them now!” while Drummer Mikkey Dee adds, “We should remember that it’s […]
Cavalera Conspiracy, the band and project formed by Sepultura’s founding brothers, Max and Igor Cavalera, teased the prospect of a new album a few months back. Now things are official, as a new studio album has been announced under the title Psychosis. Napalm Records is the label providing the home for this, the fourth effort from Cavalera Conspiracy, produced in conjunction with the band’s personal friend, Arthur Risk. Here’s some of what Max Cavalera has to say about the record: “The album right now is finished…There are nine songs. We’ve got one song with Justin from Godflesh – just a […]
If you find yourself in the mood for some epic metal, look no further than Wintersun’s brand-new studio record, released this past week on Nuclear Blast. The Forest Seasons is the third studio recording from the band, and a lyric video for its opening track “Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring)” is available to stream now: https://youtu.be/9pQvOyo1nfQ. The Nuclear Blast Records YouTube Channel also has a series of official playthroughs and trailers available from Wintersun’s latest work. Wintersun is on their way to a European tour spanning the rest of the summer and running into fall, including an appearance at […]
Devil You Know has been revamped, at least in name, as the group consisting of former Killswitch Engage frontman Howard Jones, ex-All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato, and former bassist for Bleeding Through, Ryan Wombacher, is now going by the name Light The Torch. They’ve released the following statement indicating the reason behind the change: “After member issues and legalities continued for a year with no end in sight, we collectively felt it was time to put DYK to rest. Every effort was made to avoid this decision, but it needed/had to be done for the sake of moving forward. […]
One of the most renowned festivals in Metal, Wacken Open Air has been rocking audiences’ summers in Germany for almost 30 years now, and in case you weren’t able to be part of the experience in person last year (or if you were one of the many fortunate in the crowd and simply want to relive it), highlights of Wacken 2016 are set to be released this summer. With a lineup boasting names like Arch Enemy, Bullet for My Valentine, Barb Wire Dolls, Triptykon, Saxon, Metal Church, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons and Steel Panther among many, many others, […]
Kublai Khan is one of the latest signings to Rise Records, and they’ve got a slew of news to deliver. First off is their new record by the name of Nomad, due on September 29th, and they’ve already released an official music video for the single “The Hammer”. You can check that out on the Rise Records YouTube Channel here. According to frontman Matt Honeycutt, “We are stoked to be releasing our first full track titled ‘The Hammer’. It’s classic Kublai Khan with twists and turns of a new sound and a personal message to push. For all the folks who […]
36 Crazyfists come from Alaska, and they’re back to unleash their seventh studio album onto the world in the form of Lanterns. Spinefarm Records will be the home for this new record set to be released on September 29th, and it’s only the second time the band has worked with Spinefarm. Lanterns will be a follow up to their last record, Time and Trauma, which was released in 2015. The first single off Lanterns bears the title “Death Eater”, and it has premiered exclusively on Loudwire. 36 Crazyfists is also setting out on a tour alongside DevilDriver, Uncured, Tetrach, then […]
Death Metallers Dawn of Disease have got a new Napalm Records release in store, and Ascension Gate will be out on August 11th. The title track premiered today and you can find it on the label’s YouTube Channel here. Dawn of Disease says of the track, “‘Ascension Gate’ stands for the atmospheric and melodic side of our new album. Intensitiy and a melancholic atmosphere are merged into catchy and monumental tunes which slowly raise tension and culminate in rousing headbang parts. Prepare for a stirring listening experience and enter the ‘Ascension Gate’!” Further info can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/DawnOfDisease.
Industrial Metal Icons Ministry have just announced a new tour, and they’re sharing the headlining spot with the experimental Rap/Hip-Hop group Death Grips. The tour starts off in October in Worcester, MA and spans a full month, wrapping up in Dallas, TX in early November. Ministry currently has a few California dates and they’ll also be making an appearance at the Riot Fest Chicago in September, before heading out on the recently announced tour. Ministry is also working on a fall release for their 14th studio album, and all the details are available via their PledgeMusic campaign here: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/ministry. Visit: […]
The Agonist may have released their latest album Five in 2016, but it’s carrying on strong in 2017 as a new music video for one of the tracks has just been released. “The Raven Eyes” is the song to come off the Napalm Records release, and you can check out the clip on the label’s YouTube Channel. The Agonist guitarist Danny Marino has given a closer look into what’s behind this particular track: “Writing this was a departure for Vicky and I but it may have been one of the most rewarding as songwriters. It allowed us to explore sounds […]
September 1st marks the date for the fifteenth effort from Paradise Lost, but the hype is already building via album trailers giving a look into the process. The first was released a few weeks ago and featured frontman Greg Mackintosh discussing the songwriting. Next up is bassist Steve Edmonson, who talks of the present and the past, focusing on the current album as well as some of the band’s background. You can see the second album trailer here. Paradise Lost released a lyric video recently for the first single off their upcoming album Medusa, “The Longest Winter”, which is available […]
Judas Priest has some big news, but it might not be quite the kind you might expect – it’s not a tour, not a new album, but a mobile game. Led by Sony Music Entertainment and entitled Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla, the iOS-friendly app is based around iconic Judas Priest songs, allowing players to unlock “stems” (in other words, pieces of the song such as vocals, guitars, and bass separately) and make their way to construct the full song. The game will also feature exclusive video clips of Rob Halford. You can see a trailer to get the gist of […]
Thrash Metal meets late-night TV – making some headlines this week are Slayer, who are set to make a late-night appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next week. On tour now, the legendary thrashers are covering some East Coast ground with a few current and upcoming dates, and they’ll make a stop to play “Raining Blood” at The Tonight Show daytime taping on Thursday, July 27th. The show will air for viewers at 11:35PM ET/PT and 10:35PM CT, but by that time, Slayer will already be at the Theater at Madison Square Garden for their headlining date that […]
Soul Remnants have unleashed a brand-new track this week, in the form of their latest single “Depravity’s Lock”, which you can hear right here. The song comes off the Bostonian Death Metallers’ upcoming record Ouroboros, to be released on July 21st via Entertainment One/LifeBlood, Inc. This futuristic concept album will be the third effort from Soul Remnants, and two other tracks have already been revealed, “Echoes of Insanity” and “Dissolving Into Insanity”, which premiered via Pure Grain Audio a while back. Visit https://www.facebook.com/SoulRemnants/ for more info, including links to pre-orders, and the record will be out in just a few days.
There’s no question that Cradle of Filth’s upcoming album is highly anticipated in the eyes of many fans as the 12th studio effort Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay is set for a September 22nd release on Nuclear Blast Records. Now, a new music video for the very first single off the record has been released, and you can find the (uncensored) clip in the same place you’ll find the pre-orders, through the Nuclear Blast Website here. The track, “Heartbreak and Seance” is also available for instant download for those who choose the digital route for a pre-order of the […]