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  • Seether premieres new song 'Stoke the Fire' from forthcoming album

    Seether premieres new song 'Stoke the Fire' from forthcoming album

    As the excitement grows in anticipation of the forthcoming and seventh studio album by South African rockers Seether, fans just got another taste of what to expect on this long-awaited release, and it's pretty awesome. The follow up to their 2014 album, Isolate and Medicate, the multi-platinum...
  • Get hostile and plant a tree with Gridfailure

    Get hostile and plant a tree with Gridfailure

    One might not think about experimental music walking hand-in-hand with efforts to save the environment - actually, no one ever would make that correlation - and yet New York's own Gridfailure are here to lead the way to a greater tomorrow.  Having just released Hostile Alchemy, the new album acts as...
  • Memoriam's 'For The Fallen' out now

    Memoriam's 'For The Fallen' out now

    When it comes to the arts, and particularly music, you just can't please everyone no matter who you are, how hard you try, how well known and loved you are, or what you do. But that's exactly what's great about a brand new band who's sound is reminiscent of an older, well-loved vibe.  Made up of...
  • Wednesday 13 announces new album details, unleashes new video

    Wednesday 13 announces new album details, unleashes new video

    Things are getting wicked in the world of Wednesday 13 - but fans wouldn't have it any other way. With a brand new album on the horizon, Wednesday 13 has just unleashed a brand spanking new video for a song appearing on the forthcoming release. Named "What the Night Brings," the new song and video...
  • Volbeat unleashes new lyric video for song 'Black Rose'

    Volbeat unleashes new lyric video for song 'Black Rose'

    Still riding high on the release of their smash 2016 release, Seal the Deal & Let's Boogie, psychobilly-metallers Volbeat have got a big 2017 in store - and a new lyric video to get everyone in the mood for a full summer of touring madness.  The third single in North America to be released off...
  • New live concert DVD 'Rammstein In Paris' due out in May

    New live concert DVD 'Rammstein In Paris' due out in May

    For the Rammstein lovers of the world, few things are more appealing than being able to see these German industrial metal masters perform live in a magnificent city like Paris, but sadly, only a few (thousand) actually got so lucky during Rammstein's 2012 "Made in Germany" tour. But in 201...
  • Watch: Speaking to Damage, Inc., the no-frills Metallica tribute band that just wants to rock

    Watch: Speaking to Damage, Inc., the no-frills Metallica tribute band that just wants to rock

    When it comes to tribute bands, some think that theatricality and a slavish devotion to appearance are all you need. But the key to a great tribute band comes down to one fundamental question: Can you play the original band’s catalog well? Damage, Inc., one of L.A.’s most popular Metallica tribute...
  • Overkill unleashes new video for 'Shine On'

    Overkill unleashes new video for 'Shine On'

    It's that distinctive thriving vibe, that unmistakable voice - thrash metal legends Overkill are back, and with the same kind of ferocious bite they've been known and loved for - consistently - for the last 37 years.  Still early in 2017 and metal masters Overkill have not only released their highly...
  • The Charm The Fury's 'The Sick, Dumb & Happy' out now

    The Charm The Fury's 'The Sick, Dumb & Happy' out now

    A lot has happened in the four years since the debut of Amsterdam's metal unit The Charm The Fury. After making a name for themselves on stage at several of Europe's biggest festivals, The Charm The Fury also got angry - and sometimes angry is one of the best motivations for art.   With their...
  • Power Trip to play one show only at SXSW

    Power Trip to play one show only at SXSW

    After being named the Best Hardcore Act of 2016 by the Dallas Observer's Music Awards and then unleashing their new album, Nightmare Logic, this February - thrash metal's newest superstars, Power Trip have got a lot on their plate in this new year. While in the midst of an exhausting (looking) and...
  • As Katatonia launches North American tour, a look back at their sound over the years

    As Katatonia launches North American tour, a look back at their sound over the years

    Any time a band takes to the road for an extensive tour, there's always discussion about how their set list will be constructed. As far as the band goes, the act of putting together a set-list can be a point of contention every time they tour. Some fans only want to hear the band's hits, others want...
  • Metallica announces massive 2017-2018 tour of Europe

    Metallica announces massive 2017-2018 tour of Europe

    Metallica has extended their WorldWired Tour with a huge run through Europe.  The eight-time Grammy winners have split the overseas romp into two sections with the 2017 leg scheduled from early September into November and the 2018 leg slated from early February to mid-May. The Rock and Roll Hall of...
  • Blood, Lust, Death 2017 Tour with Dope and Combichrist in full swing

    Blood, Lust, Death 2017 Tour with Dope and Combichrist in full swing

    Few things are better than when bands who are firing on all cylinders team up for a larger-than-life music tour, and what's exactly what's happening right now in the world of metal on the Blood, Lust, Death 2017 Tour of U.S.  Featuring industrial metal masters Dope and electro-industrial heavy...
  • Destruction announces North America Under Attack 2017 tour

    Destruction announces North America Under Attack 2017 tour

    There's been a four year gap in time since the release of new music by German thrash masters Destruction - but to the hard-core thrash music fans of the world, those four years easily felt like 40. Unanimously considered one of the "Big 4" of German thrash metal, in 2012 Destruction released their...
  • How the band Metallica got its name

    How the band Metallica got its name

    You can’t talk about rock royalty without mentioning Metallica. The name echoes success and longevity the likes few rock bands have ever seen. Formed in 1981, the L.A.-based band’s track record for the past 36 years has been staggering, to put it mildly. Six number one albums, numerous hits and a...
  • Ringworm, Tombs and Rivers of Nihil bring massive metal sounds to San Francisco

    Ringworm, Tombs and Rivers of Nihil bring massive metal sounds to San Francisco

    Wednesdays at the DNA lounge in San Francisco have turned into massive metal nights in March.  With Darkest Hour coming through to promote their soon to be released 9th studio album, they brought some of the hardest hitting underground metal to support their tour.  Bands like Ringworm, Tombs, and...
  • Metallica announce clothing line with Urban Outfitters.

    Metallica teams up with Urban Outfitters for new clothing line

    Metallica seems to be doing it all these days. The legends of metal's latest venture has the band teaming up with hip clothing chain Urban Outfitters. As Blabbermouth reported, the store will be offering an 8-piece Metallica collection that will include five short-sleeve t-shirts, a long sleeve, a...
  • Kreator to kick off massive North American tour

    Kreator to kick off massive North American tour

    Although for fans of a well-loved band, a five-year wait for a new album can be excruciating, but then when you get the final product in hand it seems like it was well worth the wait. And that's exactly what it was like for many fans of Germany's thrash metal masters Kreator upon the recent release...
  • Between the Buried and Me to release ‘Coma Ecliptic: Live’ DVD/Blu-ray

    Between the Buried and Me to release ‘Coma Ecliptic: Live’ DVD/Blu-ray

    For many fans of the progressive metallers hailing from Raleigh, N.C. Between the Buried and Me most recent album, Coma Ecliptic, was a game-changer.  The eighth studio album from the band, Coma Ecliptic was unleashed in the summer of 2015 and quickly took the metal world by storm. With a haunting...
  • The Obsessed announces US headlining tour

    The Obsessed announces US headlining tour

    Spring is on the way - and with it, the blooming of all new exciting metal tours. And one that's just been announced is an official U.S. headlining tour by Maryland's own doom metal/stoner rock legends The Obsessed.  While readying for the release of their fourth studio album, Sacred, due out on Apr...
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