MARDUK Concert In Oakland Canceled Due To Security Concerns

Tonight's (Saturday, February 18) MARDUK concert at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California has been canceled amid security concerns. The venue released a statement from the local police on Friday explaining that "there are groups that believe MARDUK profits off glorifying Nazi imagery and songs about Nazi SS officers and anti-Semitism." Therefore, "based on ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer Says 'For All Kings' Album 'Was A Labor Of Love'

Jay Nanda of San Antonio Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about ANTHRAX's latest album, "For All Kings", now that it's been out ...

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OCEANO Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Sumerian Records has announced the signing of Chicago, Illinois deathcore titans OCEANO. The band is currently recording the follow-up to 2015's "Ascendants" at The Nook Recording Studio in New Lenox, Illinois. A late spring release is expected. Vocalist Adam Warren comments: "I and the rest of OCEANO are beyond honored to become a part of ...

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Watch Making Of METALLICA's 'Halo On Fire' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of METALLICA's official video for the song "Halo On Fire" can be seen below. The clip was directed by the Brooklyn-based high-art photography duo Herring and Herring, who photographed METALLICA for the "Hadwired… To Self-Destruct" album package, and also helmed clips for "Am I Savage?" and "Now That We're Dead". ...

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