METALLICA To Perform At This Year's 'Bridge School Benefit' Concert

METALLICA will perform at Neil Young's 30th-anniversary Bridge School Benefit concert, set to take place October 22-23 at at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 29 at 10 a.m. PDT. Also scheduled to perform at the all-acoustic non-profit charity event are Neil Young & PROMISE OF THE REAL, ...

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ICED EARTH Guitarist TROY SEELE Quits

Guitarist Troy Seele has announced his departure from ICED EARTH due to family responsibilities. He says: "After close to ten years as a guitarist in ICED EARTH, the time has come for me to step away. "Some of you know, but many do not, that I have a child with autism. In the past, I ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces Fall U.S. Tour

After announcing their hiatus and performing at select intimate venues earlier this month, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has officially released the dates for their tour in support of their new album, "Dissociation". The tour will kick off in October and run throughout North America, making major stops in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, as ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces Fall U.S. Tour

EVANESCENCE will embark on a U.S. tour in the fall. The trek kicks off October 28 in Dallas, Texas and wraps November 23 in Huntington, New York. Tickets for the trek go on sale August 26, with a fan club pre-sale scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time. "Just when you thought I was ...

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OPETH: Fifth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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Video Premiere: HARDLINE's 'Where Will We Go From Here'

The official video for the song "Where Will We Go From Here" from HARDLINE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Human Nature", which will be released on October 14 via Frontiers Music Srl. Following the rebirth of the band that happened with the release of "Danger Zone" in ...

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MESHIAAK Feat. Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE: Second 'Alliance Of Thieves' Making-Of Clip

The second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Alliance Of Thieves", the debut album from MESHIAAK, can be seen below. Released on August 19 via Mascot, the CD was recorded at GREEN DAY's Jingletown Recording Studios in Oakland, California. Based in Melbourne, Australia, MESHIAAK features veteran extreme metal drummer Jon Dette, who has ...

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MESHUGGAH: First Trailer For 'The Violent Sleep Of Reason' Album

The first trailer for "The Violent Sleep Of Reason", the new album from Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH, is available below. The CD, which will be released on October 7 via Nuclear Blast, was inspired by a Goya painting called "The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters". MEHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake comments: "Basically, the whole idea ...

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