DISTURBED's 'Immortalized' Certified Platinum In U.S.

DISTURBED's 2015 comeback album, "Immortalized", was officially certified platinum on January 25 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of a million copies. The RIAA developed its gold and platinum awards program in 1958 to honor artists and create a standard by which to measure the commercial success of a ...

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Former HIM And AMORPHIS Members Join Forces In FLAT EARTH

Former HIM members Mikko "Linde" Lindström (guitar) and Mika "Gas Lipstick" Karppinen (drums) have joined forces with ex-AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori and POLANSKI singer Anttoni "Anthony" Pikkarainen in a new band called FLAT EARTH. Based in Helsinki, Finland, FLAT EARTH is "anything but your run-of-the-mill 'supergroup," according to a press release. "The fearsome foursome is ...

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PEPPER KEENAN On Returning To CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: 'I Felt Like The C.O.C. Chapter Of My Life Wasn't Over'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan was interviewed on the January 12-14 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's new album, "No Cross No Crown": Pepper: "Making a record, for us ...

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MELVINS To Release 'Pinkus Abortion Technician' Album In April

MELVINS will release their new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on bass. "With our upcoming release, we double your bass player with Steven McDonald and Jeff Pinkus holding down the bottom," explains ...

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New BAD BRAINS Album In The Works

In a brand-new feature by music writer Joel Gausten, legendary BAD BRAINS frontman H.R. (a.k.a. Joseph I) discusses his reaction to the recent book and documentary on his life (both titled "Finding Joseph I") and confirms that the BAD BRAINS are currently recording a follow-up to their 2012 album "Into The Future". An ...

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