FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Signs North American Deal With RISE RECORDS

Rise Records has announced the signing of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH to a North American recording deal. The first album with Rise Records, the BMG-owned rock label, will be released following the completion of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's obligation to its current label, Prospect Park. The hard rock juggernauts, comprised of vocalist Ivan Moody, guitarists ...

Read more

Video Premiere: ASKING ALEXANDRIA's 'Here I Am'

"Here I Am", the new video from ASKING ALEXANDRIA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Black", which debuted at No. 9 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 30,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of ...

Read more

DESPISED ICON: First Trailer For 'Beast' Album

The first in a series of trailers for "Beast", the new album from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, is available below. "Beast" will be released on July 22. The album was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created ...

Read more

Video Premiere: DEATH ANGEL's 'Lost'

"Lost", the new video from San Fracisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Evil Divide", which will be released on May 27 via Nuclear Blast. The clip was directed and edited by Tommy Jones of Videohammer Studios. Comments DEATH ANGEL vocalist Mark ...

Read more

LACUNA COIL: The 'Sock Puppet Parody' Interview

Sock Puppet Parody takes time out of its ruthless laundry list for a first-ever sock puppet interview with Cristina Scabbia and Marco "Maki" Coti-Zelati of LACUNA COIL. The chat smells out details about the band's new album, "Delirium", and asks the most important questions pertaining to tour life: How do you do laundry on tour? ...

Read more

PERIPHERY: New Song 'The Price Is Wrong' Available For Streaming

Washington D.C.-based prog innovators PERIPHERY will release their new album, "Periphery III: Select Difficulty", on July 22 via Sumerian Records. A song from the CD, "The Price Is Wrong", can be streamed below. "It's like handing somebody a grenade," PERIPHERY guitar player Jake Bowen says about the track, which serves as the album opener. "It's ...

Read more