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GOATWHORE To Release 'Constricting Rage Of The Merciless' In July

New Orleans, Louisiana's sons of American no-frills-black-metal-meets-death-'n'-roll GOATWHORE will release their new album, "Constricting Rage Of The Merciless", in North America on July 8 via Metal Blade Records. Fans who see GOATWHORE live on the road as part of the "Metal Alliance" tour will have the opportunity to reserve their copy of the CD at ...

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GWAR's Annual GWAR-B-Q To Go On As Scheduled

Jack Flanagan, manager of GWAR, has issued this official statement: "On behalf of [late GWAR frontman] Dave Brockie's family, Slave Pit Inc. and GWAR, we would like to thank all the loyal fans worldwide for the outpouring of love and support shown to us over the past few days. Knowing that we have such amazing ...

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AUTOPSY: New Song 'The Howling Dead' Available For Streaming

U.S. death metal legends AUTOPSY have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves", for an April 29 release via Peaceville Records (April 21 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Fantasy Studios with producer Adam Munoz, and sees a continuation of AUTOPSY's pursuit of the ultimate in metallic horror and extremity, ...

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MANOWAR: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Saint-Petersburg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MANOWAR performing the song "Hail And Kill" on March 23 at SK Yubileyny in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. Released on February 28, "Kings Of Metal MMXIV" is a completely new recording with many surprises, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of "Kings Of Metal" and MANOWAR's following world ...

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AKANI Featuring AT THE GATES, MERAUDER, ENTOMBED, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Another Song Available

"Slither", a brand new song from AKANI, the band featuring guitarist Anders Björler (AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED), vocalist Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER), guitarist Daniel Antonsson (SOILWORK, DARK TRANQUILLITY), bassist Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED, SATYRICON) and drummer Anders Lowren (DEAD REPRISE), can be streamed using the Bandcamp widget below. The track is taken from AKANI's four-song seven-inch ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's GREG PUCIATO Speaks To TotalRock About KILLER BE KILLED (Audio)

Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) recently spoke to TotalRock DJ Xander about KILLER BE KILLED, the new band comprised of Puciato, Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Troy Sanders (MASTODON) and Dave Elitch (ex-THE MARS VOLTA). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. KILLER BE KILLED will release its self-titled debut ...

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Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES Talks To TotalRock About DEVIL YOU KNOW (Audio)

TotalRock DJ Xander recently conducted an interview with former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and current DEVIL YOU KNOW singer Howard Jones. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. DEVIL YOU KNOW, the creative union of Howard Jones, Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED), will release its inaugural effort, "The ...

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THE AGONIST: First Photo Of New Lineup Released

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have released their first group photo featuring new vocalist Vicky Psarakis. The band tapped acclaimed photographer Von Wong to bring its new single, "Disconnect Me", to life. THE AGONIST guitarist Danny Marino says: "After working with Von Wong on our 'Prisoners' photo shoot, we knew he was ...

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HELLOWEEN Returns To NUCLEAR BLAST

Germany's HELLOWEEN have been one of the most influential and internationally most successful acts of the global heavy metal scene and this year the Hamburg-based quintet, founded in 1984, celebrates its 30th anniversary. The band's latest studio album, "Straight Out Of Hell", charted at a sensational No. 4, HELLOWEEN's highest German chart entry to date, ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM: Fifth 'Bled White' Studio Video Blog

The fifth installment of the video blog documenting the studio sessions for the recording of the ninth NOVEMBERS DOOM disc, entitled "Bled White", can be seen below. Sessions are being held at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin. The album is tentatively due for release in mid-summer 2014. NOVEMBERS DOOM's eighth full-length album, "Aphotic", was ...

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MIASMAL: New Song 'Until The Last' Available For Streaming

Gothenburg, Sweden's MIASMAL has completed work on its second album, "Cursed Redeemer", for an April 28 European and May 13 North American release via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded by Fredrik Nordström in Studio Fredman (AT THE GATES, OPETH, WOLFPACK, AGRIMONIA, MARTYRDOD) and contains eight tracks of ruthless, straight-forward death metal. The cover ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Revelations' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Revelations" from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Shadows Of The Dying Sun", which will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All the ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW Members Discuss Making Of Debut Album (Video)

DEVIL YOU KNOW, the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED), will release its inaugural effort, "The Beauty of Destruction", on both physical and digital formats on April 25 in Europe and April 29 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. A new five-minute clip in ...

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WAMI Project Featuring VINNY APPICE, DOOGIE WHITE, MARCO MENDOZA: First Clip From The Studio

WAMI, the brand new project featuring vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE) alongside 16-year-old Polish guitarist Iggy Gwadera, will release its debut album, "Kill The King", on May 13 in North America via MVD and May 12 ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Shares A Story From The Road (Video)

As part of Affliction's "Rock Star Stories" series, Jose Mangin, SiriusXM director of programming and on-air host (Liquid Metal, Ozzy's Boneyard, Octane), recently asked TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy to share a tale from the road. Check out the clip below. TESTAMENT's recent tour of Australia was the band's first with returning bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, ...

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