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ATROCITY: New Song 'Pandaemonium' Available For Streaming

German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY have unveiled the cover artwork and track listing for part one of their album trilogy, "Okkult". The CD will feature a three-continent treasure hunt where the band will hide a track for one fan to find for each of the three releases, the first in Europe this year (first evidence ...

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ATROCITY: 'Okkult' Audio Samples Available

German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY have unveiled the cover artwork and track listing for part one of their album trilogy, "Okkult". The CD will feature a three-continent treasure hunt where the band will hide a track for one fan to find for each of the three releases, the first in Europe this year (first evidence ...

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ATROCITY: 'Okkult' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY have unveiled the cover artwork and track listing for part one of their album trilogy, "Okkult". The CD will feature a three-continent treasure hunt where the band will hide a track for one fan to find for each of the three releases, the first in Europe this year (first evidence ...

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Video: BRENDON SMALL’S GALAKTIKON Makes Its Live Debut At WESFEST 8 Benefit Concert

BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON, the critically acclaimed side-project of Brendon Small — the creative mastermind behind the smash-hit animated [adult swim] TV show "Metalocalypse" and the band DETHKLOK — became the first metal act to headline an all-star lineup for WesFest 8: A Concert To Benefit The Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship At Berklee College Of Music ...

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HALCYON WAY Completes Writing New Album

Atlanta, Georgia-based metallers HALCYON WAY have completed the writing process for their fourth album, to be released in the second half of 2013. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to "IndoctriNation" (Nightmare Records) will once again feature the hook- and riff-infused brand of metal HALCYON WAY has been notorious for. HALCYON WAY's new album is being produced by ...

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AWAKEN THE EMPIRE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Los Angeles' own AWAKEN THE EMPIRE. With influences ranging from NIRVANA, THE CURE and SMASHING PUMPKINS to A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, GWEN MARS and HANS ZIMMER, AWAKEN THE EMPIRE has created an organic and cinematic sound that is all their own, each song complete with soaring ...

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BOBBY JARZOMBEK's ZIERLER PROJECTS Drum-Cam Footage

Video footage of Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, FATES WARNING, ARCH/MATHEOS, SEBASTIAN BACH, ICED EARTH) laying down the drums tracks for the song "Aggrezzor" from ZIERLER PROJECTS, the new project led by BEYOND TWILIGHT mastermind Finn Zierler, can be seen below. Says Zierler: "The lyrics for 'Aggrezzor' are about the social media, amongst other things, which is ...

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KORN To Perform With Guitarist HEAD At ROCK ON THE RANGE

America's premier destination rock festival Rock On The Range — which has expanded to three days this year — will hit hard with performances from some of rock's biggest names. The 2013 lineup features: SOUNDGARDEN ALICE IN CHAINS SMASHING PUMPKINS KORN BUSH STONE SOUR THREE DAYS GRACE PAPA ROACH CHEAP TRICK BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE ...

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ULI JON ROTH: New Video Interview Posted Online

Get Ready To Rock! conducted an interview with German guitar legend Uli Jon Roth on November 27 at The Beaverwood Club in Chislehurst, England. You can now watch the chat below. Roth will return to North America for a special tour commemorating his 40th anniversary of joining the SCORPIONS. Uli plans on celebrating this anniversary ...

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BEYOND TWILIGHT Mainman Joins Forces With SCAR SYMMETRY, HALFORD Members In ZIERLER PROJECTS

After six years of absolute silence, BEYOND TWILIGHT mastermind Finn Zierler has returned from the shadows with ZIERLER PROJECTS. ZIERLER PROJECTS is a progressive metal supergroup consisting of: * Finn Zierler (BEYOND TWILIGHT) - Keyboards * Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, FATES WARNING, ARCH/MATHEOS, SEBASTIAN BACH, ICED EARTH) - Drums * Per Nilsson (SCAR SYMMETRY, KAIPA) – ...

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DEFTONES' 'Koi No Yokan' Cracks U.S. Top 15

DEFTONES' seventh studio album, "Koi No Yokan", sold 65,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 11 on The Billboard 2020 chart. The CD arrived in stores on November 13 via Reprise. "Koi No Yokan" follows up 2010's "Diamond Eyes", which opened with 62,000 units to ...

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Rig Rundown With SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN (Video)

On October 18, Premier Guitar's Rebecca Dirks was on location in St. Louis, Missouri, talking with the SMASHING PUMPKINS' Billy Corgan. In the segment below, Billy discusses his modular preamp system, the handful of pedals he relies on, and his signature Fender Billy Corgan Strats. Although the material on SMASHING PUMPKINS' latest CD, "Oceania" is ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Interviewed On Minnesota's 93X (Audio)

This past week, Harry of the 93X radio station in Minneapolis, Minnesota conducted an interview with DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. DEFTONES' seventh studio album, "Koi No Yokan", is likely to sell between 60,000 and 65,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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SOEN: New Video Interview With KIM PLATBARZDIS

Offstage TV conducted an interview with guitarist Kim Platbarzdis of SOEN at Metal Invasion 2012 on October 12 at Messehalle in Straubing, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. SOEN is the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and ...

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DEFTONES' 'Koi No Yokan' Projected To Sell 60K-65K First Week

DEFTONES' seventh studio album, "Koi No Yokan", is likely to sell between 60,000 and 65,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on November 13 via Reprise. "Koi ...

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New DEFTONES Album Out, Could Be Best Of Band's Career

DEFTONES issue their seventh studio album, titled "Koi No Yokan", on Tuesday (November 13). The disc follows up 2010's "Diamond Eyes", the band's biggest hit since 2002's "White Pony", and is already riding a wave of advance critical acclaim. The LA Music Blog called it "the best album from DEFTONES in years and quite possibly ...

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Drummer JOSH FREESE Quits A PERFECT CIRCLE

After a 13-year run with the band, drummer Josh Freese has decided to leave A PERFECT CIRCLE "with no plans of returning," he writes on his Twitter profile. "Apologies to those inquiring about the upcoming shows," he adds. A PERFECT CIRCLE will perform one show in 2012 — on December 29 at Planet Hollywood in ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Drummer Responds To BILLY CORGAN's Comments

SOUNDGARDEN drummer Matt Cameron has responded to comments by Billy Corgan in which the SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman called out Nineties contemporaries, including SOUNDGARDEN, for cashing in with their reunion tours. "There are those bands that are essentially coming back only to make money — playing their old albums, and maybe somewhere in the back of ...

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BILLY CORGAN Opens Tea House In Chicago

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman and founder Billy Corgan is opening a tea room called Madame ZuZu's on Thursday (September 13) in the Highland Park area of Chicago. Corgan said in a statement, "I'm a tea guy. always wanted to open a salon like this for everyone to enjoy. This is ...

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