TONY IOMMI and BRIAN MAY Discuss Collaboration

The Birmingham Mail reports that BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and QUEEN guitarist Brian May are joining forces to make an album. States Iommi: “When I was first ill, Brian May came to visit me Read more […]

REVOCATION Wrap Recording Of New Album

Massachusetts thrashers Revocation have completed recording of the new album, which is slated for a summer release via Relapse Records. The album will be the first to feature new bass player Brett Bamberger, Read more […]

ARSIS Unveil “Scornstar” Lyric Video

Virginia melodic/technical death metal champs have released the lyric video for “Scornstar,” a song from their forthcoming Unwelcome album, which is set for release on April 30 via Nuclear Blast. To view/rock Read more […]

Swedish Band BOMBUS Signs With Century Media

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metallers have signed with Century Media. The label has set an August release for the band’s Poet and the Parrot album. BOMBUS was started late 2008 in Gothenburg by axemen Feffe and Matteas Read more […]

AMORPHIS Release Circle Audio Snippets, and Track-by-Track Commentary

In preparation for the release of their forthcoming album Circle (which is quite good), Finnish metal legends AMORPHIS have released audio snippets, along with a track-by-track breakdown from guitarist Read more […]

SUIDAKRA: New song “Inner Sanctum” Now Streaming

German folk/death metal heroes SUIDAKRA are now streaming the song “Inner Sanctum” from their forthcoming Eternal Defiance album. The album is set for a May 24 release via Germany’s AFM Records. “Eternal Read more […]

THE RESISTANCE Release Lyric Video for “The Serpent King”

Swedish quasi-supergroup THE RESISTANCE have released the lyric video for the song “The Serpent King.” It can be streamed below video the Youtube clip. The song comes off the band’s forthcoming “Scars” Read more […]

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Crack Top 10; Announce U.S. Tour in One Fell Swoop

For the second consecutive album, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE has cracked the Billboard Top 10, this time with their new Disarm the Descent album. The album moved roughly 48,000 copies in its first week of release; Read more […]

TRIALS To Release New Album

Chicago-based modern metallers TRIALS have set a May 1 release date for their sophomore album, “In the Shadow of Swords.” Said album is the follow-up to 2011’s “Witness to the Downfall.” According to the Read more […]

MISERY SIGNALS Hit the Fundraising Trail; Raise $50,000

Hardcore ensemble MISERY SIGNALS have raised more than $50,000 via the crowdfunding site for the release of their as-yet-titled fourth album. No word on how the band was able raise such a Read more […]

THE CHANT: “Spectral Light” Video Released

Dutch atmospheric part-time metallers THE CHANT have released a video for “Spectral Light,” a track off last year’s A Healing Place. The video can be streamed below. “A Healing Place” tracklisting: 01. Outlines 02. Spectral Read more […]

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: New Album Details Revealed

The Black Dahlia Murder’s sixth full-length album, Everblack, will be released worldwide in June 2013. The album art for Everblack was painted by renowned artist Nick Keller and recording was completed Read more […]

METALLICA Announce Pinball Game

Metallica have ventured into the world of pinball games. Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s only maker of real pinball games, have posted a short teaser clip for their upcoming METALLICA pinball machine. Read more […]

ASHES OF ARES Sign with Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast is very excited to announce the signing of ASHES OF ARES – the new group featuring Matt Barlow(ex-ICED EARTH), Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE) and Freddie Vidales (ex-ICED EARTH). ASHES Read more […]

ARCH ENEMY Cancel All Euro Festival Appearances

ARCH ENEMY have been forced to cancel all their European festival appearances, including this summer’s Wacken Open Air performance, due to family matters. Commented the band: “It is with great disappointment Read more […]

Immolation: New Track Streaming Online

New York death metal veterans Immolation are streaming a new track, “Indoctrinate” below. The track comes from the band’s forthcoming Kingdom of Conspiracy album, available May 14 via Nuclear Blast. Kingdom Read more […]

CIVIL WAR: Teaser Clip Posted

CIVIL WAR – featuring ex-SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums), Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) and Oskar Montelius (guitar), as well as vocalist Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION’S Read more […]

CEREMONIAL OATH to digitally release deluxe re-issue of ‘The Book Of Truth’ on April 16th

CEREMONIAL OATH – Sweden’s pioneers of twisted melodic death metal – will release their legendary debut album, The Book Of Truth, as a digital download in North America on April 16th via Century Media Read more […]

KATAKLYSM Comment on Drummer’s Time Off

Max Duhamel, drummer of the Montreal based death metal powerhouse, KATAKLYSM, recently announced that he is taking a break from the band and won’t be performing on their new record. “I have been struggling Read more […]

Iron Maiden and Megadeth Team Up for Seven North American Tour Dates

IRON MAIDEN will make a brief return to the USA this September, playing seven specially selected shows en-route to Latin America where they will once again headline at the legendary Rock In Rio Festival, Read more […]

Death Angel Releases Second Studio Video

Legendary Bay Area thrashers Death Angel have released the second in a series of video clips, of which can be viewed below. Guitarist Rob Cavenesty previously stated about their forthcoming new album: After Read more […]

Skeletonwitch To Hit the Studio

Ohio-based thrashers Skeletonwitch have commenced recording of their as-yet-titled  fifth album. Kurt Ballou (Converge) will man the production board. No word if the band’s collective beard length will Read more […]

KATAKLYSM Drummer to Take a Break

Max Duhamel, drummer of the Montreal based death metal powerhouse, KATAKLYSM, is forced to take a break. He also won’t be performing on the new KATAKLYSM album. Max has released the following official Read more […]

Svartsyn Debuts New Track

Swedish black metal band SVARTSYN has revealed the first track off the upcoming full-length album entitled “Black Testament”. The album is coming to shops on the 28th of May in Europe and 11th of Read more […]

Warbeast Release “Blood Moon” Music Video

“Blood Moon,” a new music video from Warbeast is available for streaming courtesy of The video tells the terrifying story of Gnmange’, a tormented Werewolf, and his need to exist. The Read more […]

Memory Garden Releases New Single

German metal site is streaming “Daughters of the Sea,” a new song from Swedish metallers Memory Garden. To stream the track, click on the Soundcloud player below. Doomain was recorded at Read more […]

Children of Bodom Announce Rockstar Mayhem Energy Drink Off Dates

Touring North America this summer to support their eighth studio album Halo Of Blood – due out in the U.S. & Canada on June 11th – world renowned Finnish heavy metal band CHILDREN OF BODOM (COB) Read more […]

KALMAH: More ‘Seventh Swamphony’ Studio Footage Posted Online

Finnish metallers KALMAH will release their new studio album, “Seventh Swamphony”, on June 17 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2010’s”12 Gauge” was recorded at Tico-Tico Studios in Kemi, Read more […]

KOLDBRANN: ‘Drammen’ Video Released

“Drammen”, the new video from the the “true” Norwegian black metal act KOLDBRANN, can be seen below. Filmed and edited by Effektor, the clip features a guest solo by Destructhor (a.k.a. Thor Anders Read more […]

Clawhammer PR Giveaway!

Our good friends at Clawhammer PR are teaming with Dead to give away a batch of CD’s to one (1) lucky winner. Enter before Friday, April 19 for your chance to win! The albums are as follows: Sacred Read more […]