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OVERKILL And CROWBAR To Join Forces For 2017 'Metal Alliance Tour'

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will headline the 2017 edition of the "Metal Alliance Tour". Support on the trek will come from New Orleans native doom/sludge band CROWBAR, Colorado thrash metal stalwarts HAVOK, technical thrash metal band BLACK FAST and INVIDIA, the group featuring former members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and SKINLAB. The ...

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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album In August

London's AKERCOCKE has reunited with Peaceville Records to unleash the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", on August 25. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music, the disc is nothing short of a new dawn for these most eccentric ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Cuts Dutch Concert Short, Performs Two Songs Without Singer IVAN MOODY

American metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH played an abbreviated concert earlier tonight (Monday, June 12) in Tilburg, The Netherlands. There are conflicting reports about how long the band's performance at the Poppodium 013 venue actually lasted, with some attendees claiming the group was on for only forty minutes, while others have suggested that FIVE FINGER ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR Set For HOUSTON OPEN AIR

A hard-hitting music lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Houston Open Air — Texas's biggest rock experience — set for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR, MARILYN MANSON, MASTODON, HALESTORM, IN ...

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LOU GRAMM Says He Will Rejoin FOREIGNER For 'Half A Dozen' Songs At Several Shows On 40th-Anniversary Tour

Singer Lou Gramm has confirmed that he and the other founding members of FOREIGNER will join the group's current lineup to perform "half a dozen songs" at several concerts on the band's upcoming tour. FOREIGNER's 40th-anniversary summer tour will see group founder Mick Jones reuniting with original members Gramm, Ian McDonald and Al Greenwood at ...

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BELPHEGOR Reveals More 'Totenritual' Album Details

European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR will release their new album, "Totenritual", on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Stage One Studios in Germany and Studio Mischmaschine in Austria and will be mixed by Jason Suecof and mastered by Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studios in Florida. The artwork was once again ...

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ORIGIN: Lyric Video For New Song 'Cascading Failures'

The official lyric video for the song "Cascading Failures" from U.S. extreme metallers ORIGIN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Unparalleled Universe", which will be released on June 30 via Agonia Records in Europe and Nuclear Blast Records in North America. For 20 years, ORIGIN has engaged a ...

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NORTHLANE Releases 'Solar' Video

Australia's NORTHLANE has released a video for its new single, "Solar". Lifted from the band's critically acclaimed fourth album, "Mesmer", the song is a groove-laden, multi-layered prog journey that showcases the incredible vocal talent of Marcus Bridge, whose range and dexterity has proven unparalleled. The video, directed by long-time collaborator Jason Eshraghian, was premiered via ...

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DEICIDE Drummer On JACK OWEN's Departure: 'He Kind Of Left One Day And Just Never Came Back'

Chuck Marshall of Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with drummer Steve Asheim of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the recording sessions for DEICIDE's long-awaited follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" album are coming along: Steve: ...

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MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL Members Remember NICK MENZA On First Anniversary Of His Death

A video tribute to former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza, who passed away a year ago today, can be seen below. The eighteen-minute clip features remembrances from David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Jason Bittner (OVERKILL, SHADOWS FALL), Rob Cavestany (DEATH ANGEL) and Chris "OJ" Ojeda (BYZANTINE), among others. On May 21, 2016, Nick collapsed after ...

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Listen To PAPA ROACH's Entire New Album, 'Crooked Teeth'

"Crooked Teeth", the ninth studio album from PAPA ROACH, can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube playlist below. Released on May 19 via Eleven Seven Music, the disc is being made available digitally and physically, as a standard (10 tracks) and deluxe (10 tracks + 3 brand new tracks + 16 Live tracks ...

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PAPA ROACH 'Wanted To Get Weird' On 'Crooked Teeth' Album

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix was interviewed on the April 30 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. Speaking about PAPA ROACH's decision to revisit some of its "rap-rock" roots on its upcoming album, "Crooked Teeth", Jacoby said: "I ...

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VOLBEAT's MICHAEL POULSEN Says METALLICA's '…And Justice For All' Album 'Doesn't Need Bass'

VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen says that he doesn't agree with the criticism METALLICA's "…And Justice For All" has received for the bass parts being nearly inaudible, explaining that he is "totally fine" with how the finished record sounds. While "...And Justice For All" is considered one of METALLICA's classics, it has been criticized almost since ...

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PAPA ROACH: Lyric Video For New Song 'None Of The Above'

The official lyric video for "None Of The Above", a brand new song from PAPA ROACH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Crooked Teeth", which will be released on May 19 via Eleven Seven Music. The disc will be available digitally and physically, as a standard (10 ...

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It's Official: No DESERT TRIP Festival This Year

According to Billboard, the Desert Trip music festival — which last year attracted a cross-country audience, much of it middle aged, of about 150,000 over two weekends — will not be making a return in 2017. "We're not doing Desert Trip this year," L.A.-based concert promoter and Coachella founder Paul Tollett of Goldenvoice ...

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ORIGIN To Release 'Unparalleled Universe' Album In June

U.S. extreme metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Unparalleled Universe", on June 30 via Agonia Records in Europe and Nuclear Blast Records in North America. For 20 years, ORIGIN has engaged a full-blown sensory assault of tight, taut, and technical death metal amplified by flashes of grindcore and groove. However, "Unparalleled Universe" sees the ...

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