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Swedish modern metallers AMARANTHE spoke to France's Duke TV about how they have been affected by the fact that music streaming has cannibalized record sales and left them at historic lows. "We have been very fortunate in the streaming department...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 1:44 pm
Tom Hunting has completed laying down the drums tracks for EXODUS's long-awaited new album. The San Francisco Bay Area thrashers' next disc will be the follow-up to 2014's "Blood In Blood Out", which was their first release since the departure o...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 1:13 pm
A man who was seriously injured by a stage diver at a 2017 punk rock concert has scored a $2 million settlement. According to the New York Post, 46-year-old Jason Kooken was temporarily paralyzed after another concertgoer landed on his head at th...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 12:31 pm
Horror-themed metalcore band ICE NINE KILLS has once again broken new ground when it comes to finding ways to connect directly to its cult-like fanbase, this time with the launch of Psychos Only club. The innovative app-based community will provid...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 11:46 am
VOLUMES have dropped the official video for the new track "Weighted". Check it out below. "This song is about self-doubt and the shortcomings that come with any type of success," says singer Michael Barr, who returned to the lineup after a five-...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 11:11 am
JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and guitarist Richie Faulkner have offered separate updates on the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to "Firepower" album. Released in March 2018, "Firepower" was the second LP to featur...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 10:48 am
WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner has confirmed to "The Chuck Shute Podcast" in a new interview that he nearly auditioned for MEGADETH when the Dave Mustaine-fronted outfit was first being assembled back in 1983. "Yeah, it's true," Erik said (see vid...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 10:26 am
CADAVER, one of the first Norwegian death metal bands to release an LP, will unleased its new album, "Edder & Bile", on November 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The music video for the disc's first single, "Morgue Ritual", can be seen below. Explo...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 9:49 am
"Cut Me Down", the new video from Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. The song, which features a guest appearance by Tuomas Saukkonen (WOLFHEART), istaken from th band's 14th full-length studio album, "Unconque...
Posted: September 26, 2020, 9:32 am
In a new interview with Loaded Radio, former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT singer John Bush was asked if he is concerned about the COVID-19's impact on the music industry. He responded (hear audio below): "I'm very concerned with the music ind...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 8:29 pm
New York's blackened, death metal juggernaut ALEKHINE'S GUN has released a new single, "Ngepar Chiwa" (Certain Death), from its forthcoming EP, "Year Of The Lazarus". It is the second track to be made available from the EP, following "21", which c...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 7:33 pm
In a recent interview with AXS TV's "At Home And Social With", former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley explained why he ended up moving back to the East Coast after living in California for several years. He said (see video below): "I originally grew up...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 7:12 pm
During an appearance on a video podcast hosted by Todd Kerns, the bassist of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, David Ellefson spoke about MEGADETH's very first shows in April 1984 which featured Kerry King (SLAYER) as the band's ...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:50 pm
QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi says that the response has been "very positive" to the announcement that the band is planning to carry on after drummer Frankie Banali's death. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NE...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 4:52 pm
TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick says it is "more urgent than ever" to vote President Donald Trump out of office in November. The 51-year-old guitarist expressed his views while sharing a photo of him wearing a shirt promoting NerdsVote, a grou...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 3:20 pm
Ozzy Osbourne says that he "just started to work" on a new album with producer Andrew Watt. The legendary BLACK SABBATH singer's next effort will be the follow-up to "Ordinary Man", which he recorded with Watt late last year while recovering fro...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 3:01 pm
The fact that DROPDEAD's latest full-length album is eponymously titled yet again might suggest to the uninitiated that it's a meaningless placeholder for a band exclusively focusing upon the music. That couldn't be further from the truth, however...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 2:34 pm
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA's Max Moore-directed music video for the song "The Thread" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Act", which was made available in October 2019 via Solid State Records. The members of THE ...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 2:18 pm
JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford says that the band's Parkinson's disease-stricken guitarist Glenn Tipton is "a wonderfully strong, beautiful man" who is continuing to fight against the illness. Tipton was diagnosed with Parkinson's more than six...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 2:03 pm
SMITH & MYERS — the duo comprised of SHINEDOWN members Brent Smith and Zach Myers — has released dual songs from its newly announced full-length album "Smith & Myers Volume 2" out October 23 via Atlantic Records, that will follow the release of "...
Posted: September 25, 2020, 1:09 pm