SAMMY HAGAR To Develop Global Lifestyle Brand 'Sammy's Island'

Sammy Hagar has partnered with full-service branding, licensing and social media marketing company Epic Rights and Prominent Brand + Talent, a global brand management and development consortium, to launch the worldwide brand strategy and to develop a wide-ranging licensing program for Hagar's Sammy's Island lifestyle brand. "For me, it started the moment I first stepped ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Third 'I Worship Chaos' Trailer

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their ninth studio album, "I Worship Chaos", worldwide on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the CD was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi and can be seen below. The third trailer for "I Worship Chaos", in which the CHILDREN OF BODOM members talk about the ...

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Audio Premiere: HATE ETERNAL's 'Infernus'

Florida-based extreme metallers HATE ETERNAL will release their sixth full-length album, "Infernus", on August 24 via Season Of Mist. The CD was recorded at HATE ETERNAL founder and principal member Erik Rutan's (guitar, vocals) Mana Recording Studio (CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOUNTAIN GOATS, GOATWHORE) in St. Petersburg, Florida. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran ...

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DROWNING POOL Signs With eOne Music, Begins Recording New Album

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL have inked a worldwide deal with eOne Music. The band is currently in the studio with renowned producer Jason Suecof (AUGUST BURNS RED, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL) working on its as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2013's "Resilience" for an early 2016 release. "We are truly honored to be part of the eOne family," ...

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What Would It Take For MARTY FRIEDMAN To Play With MEGADETH Again?

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman was interviewed for a recent episode of the "Metal Brainiac" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether his disillusionment with the American rock scene and his appreciation of the Japanese pop sounds coincided with ...

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14 Previously Unheard NIRVANA Demos Briefly Surface Online

Some 14 previously unheard NIRVANA recordings, comprised of demos and alternate mixes, mysteriously and briefly surfaced online over the weekend. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the source of the recordings was unknown, although Reddit users were able to glean some information about them. At least four were recorded at the legendary Sound City during ...

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