ENSIFERUM Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have been locked away for three weeks in Astia Studio in Lappeenranta, Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. Drums, bass, and most of the guitar parts for the band's next CD have been recorded. At the end of last week, guest musician Timo Väänänen tracked some takes with his kantele, and over ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO, REX BROWN, SCOTT IAN, CHRIS BRODERICK Perform PANTERA Classics On 'Motörboat' (Video)

Heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE — featuring members of PANTERA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT – played a set of heavy metal's most influential and recognizable songs during MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise, which took place last. Taking part in the performance were singers Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX), and Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), guitarists Chris ...

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ENSLAVED Begins Recording 13th Album

Norway's progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED have entered the studio to begin recording their thirteenth album for an early 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. Main recordings for the as-yet-untitled CD are taking place at Duper and Solslottet Studios in Bergen, Norway, with additional tracking at Conclave & Earshot Studios (presided over by ENSLAVED members Larsen and ...

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PAPA ROACH Films 'F.E.A.R. (Face Everything And Rise)' Video

Californian rockers PAPA ROACH filmed a video for the title track of their eighth studio album "F.E.A.R. (Face Everything And Rise)", this past weekend. PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton described the experience as "tiring, painful, and dry, but totally worth it!" He added: "I can't wait for you to see [it]." PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby ...

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MASTODON: 'The Motherload' Video Released

"The Motherload", the new video from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth album, "Once More 'Round The Sun", which sold around 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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NONPOINT: 'Breaking Skin' Video Released

"Breaking Skin", the new video from NONPOINT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "The Return", which will be released on September 30 via Razor & Tie (one day earlier internationally via Metal Blade Records). The clip was directed by Justin Reich, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, ...

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