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STEEL PANTHER: 'The British Invasion' Track Listing Revealed

"The British Invasion", the new concert DVD from Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER, will be released in Australia and New Zealand on September 28. Fans in North America, Europe, Asia and the rest of the world can expect their release dates soon. "We know the extra wait sucks, but it will be worth it... trust ...

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RIVAL SONS Film 'Keep On Swinging' Video

California blues rockers RIVAL SONS have finished filmed a brand new music video in Los Angeles. The clip for the track "Keep On Swinging" — which is the first single from the band's highly anticipated new album, "Head Down" — was shot with director Greg Ephraim (THE SMASHING PUMPKINS), who also helmed the band's videos ...

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OCTOBER FILE Preparing To Record New Album

British post-punk band OCTOBER FILE has issued the following update: "After a busy summer of shows with FEAR FACTORY and PRONG, and some smashing festivals — Hellfest being the highlight — we are now going to bury ourselves in our fourth studio album. "The album is entitled 'The Application Of Loneliness, Ignorance, Misery, Love And ...

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BILLY CORGAN To Potential Rock Stars: Forget It

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS founder and frontman Billy Corgan has a message for young musicians who want to be the next Trent Reznor or Kurt Cobain: forget about it. Corgan told the Daily Beast that most alternative acts will never escape that scene because influential sites like Pitchfork.com set the rules. ...

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JAMES IHA: 'To Who Knows Where' Video Released

"To Who Knows Where", the new video from James Iha, can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Adam Neustadter and inspired by David Bowie's 1976 film "The Man Who Fell To Earth", was filmed throughout Joshua Tree Desert and downtown Los Angeles, California using a state-of-the-art camera called the Alexa, and a ...

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ANVIL Performs In Taiwan For First Time Ever; Video Available

Canadian metal legends ANVIL performed yesterday (Sunday, July 1) at the Celebration Canada event in Taiwan. The concert, which was held at the Legacy Club in Taipei, was part of a two-day festival to celebrate Canada's 145th birthday organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Taiwan. It marked band's first-ever appearance in Taiwan. Commented ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS: 'Oceania' Cracks U.S. Top 5

"Oceania", the first new album in five years from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, sold 53,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 4 on The Billboard 200 chart. Although the material on "Oceania" is part of the PUMPKINS' in-progress 44-song cycle, "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope", frontman Billy Corgan ...

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ZONARIA: Three New Songs Available For Streaming

Swedish death/black metallers ZONARIA recently inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's long-awaited third album, "Arrival Of The Red Sun", was recorded at Abyss studio in Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE) for July 23 release in Europe and August 14 in North America. According to a ...

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BILLY CORGAN Blasts RADIOHEAD

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has blasted RADIOHEAD in a new interview with NME, saying that the British band is part of a current cultural view of rock music that he can't stand. Corgan explained, "I can't think of any people outside of Weird Al Yankovic who have both ...

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BILLY CORGAN To Host RUSH 'Clockwork Angels' Radio Special

According to the RUSH fan site RushIsABand.com, FMQB Productions, in association with Anthem/Roadrunner Records, will air a one-hour "Clockwork Angels" special titled "Inside Rush: Clockwork Angels" beginning the week of the new RUSH album's release on June 11. The special will be hosted by Billy Corgan of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS and will include his interview ...

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ZONARIA Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Swedish death/black metallers ZONARIA have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's long-awaited third album, "Arrival Of The Red Sun", was recorded at Abyss studio in Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE) for July 23 release in Europe and August 14 in North America. According to a ...

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CAGE Frontman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE. Topics discussed included the latest CAGE album, "Supremacy Of Steel"; the band's plans for the follow-up effort; and the Marvel comics universe. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night ...

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Eat Dog Eat - FASTWAY

How many times have you read a review in which the riff described was referenced as something reminiscent of Fast Eddie Clarke's work in MOTÖRHEAD or in some cases FASTWAY? His axe tone and the little things he does, like the twist at the end or a riff or a certain way that the run ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS: 'Oceania' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will release their new album, "Oceania", on June 19 via EMI Label Services/Caroline distribution. Produced by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' frontman Billy Corgan, "Oceania" is an intense and dynamic offering that will appeal to new and existing fans of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS alike. "Oceania", the band's seventh studio record, is “an album within ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: 'Delenda' Video Released

"Delenda", the new video from SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — can be seen below. The clip was helmed by director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Pick EMI LABEL SERVICES For Launch Of New Album

EMI Label Services/Caroline distribution has announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Martha's Music to release the highly anticipated album from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS entitled "Oceania" on June 19. The agreement covers the world excluding Canada, Brazil and Australia. Produced by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' frontman Billy Corgan, "Oceania" is an intense and ...

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BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON: First Taste Of 'A High Stakes Intergalactic Extreme Rock Album'

Brendon Small, co-creator of "Metalocalypse", the smash hit animated series on Adult Swim featuring the fictitious metal band DETHKLOK, has written and produced BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON "A High Stakes Intergalactic Extreme Rock Album", the debut release from his long-awaited side project. Due in April, the CD's arrival will coincide with the Season 4 premiere of ...

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BILLY CORGAN Compares New Music Artists To Strippers

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan blasted the current state of the music industry and alternative rock on Monday (March 12) in an interview conducted by author Brian Solis at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Corgan joked that even artists with real talent would have to ...

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PENNYWISE To Release 'All Or Nothing' In May

Notorious Southern California punk rockers PENNYWISE are back in full force and swinging harder than ever. The band, which has inspired many throughout the world with their hard-charging songs of self-reliance and perseverance, proves itself once again with "All Or Nothing", one of its most powerful and heartfelt albums to date. The album will hit ...

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Xes and Strokes - BEATEN TO DEATH

I'm surprised that it wasn't until recently that I came across an extreme metal band called BEATEN TO DEATH. You'd think the name would have been taken years ago and used by at least one relatively "known" act, though I've not done even a cursory level of research to ascertain whether other acts within the ...

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