kerry-king in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

SLAYER, EXODUS, ANTHRAX, Ex-PANTERA Members Perform At 'Metal Masters 4'; Video Available

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned with their successful "Metal Masters" clinic series. Partnering up with Guitar Center, "Metal Masters 4" took place earlier tonight (Friday, September 7) at the Gramercy Theater in New York City . "Metal Masters 4" brought back some of the classic "masters" while ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GEOFF TATE: 'I've Reached The Stage In Life Where I'm Fascinated By The Idea Of What's Next'

A fascinating six-minute EPK (Electronic Press Kit) from QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate, narrated by the singer himself, can be seen below. The clip includes behind-the-scenes home-video and performance footage culled from Tate's personal archives, with Geoff offering insight on his life philosophy and revealing what makes him tick. Below is a transcription of Tate's narration ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CRYPTOPSY: New Video Interview With MATT MCGACHY

UltimRadio.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Matt McGachy of Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY. You can now watch the chat below. The self-titled new album from CRYPTOPSY will be released in the U.S. on November 20 via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revulotion Harmony/Candlelight Records. Pre-orders for the album are available through the band at ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GODSMACK: New Video Interview With SULLY ERNA

On August 19, Lux, the on-air personality at KPNT 105.7 The Point radio station in St. Louis, Missouri, conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna at the Maryland Heights, Missouri stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. You can now watch the chat below. GODSMACK kicked off the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PIG DESTROYER: Second 'Book Burner' Studio Webisode Available

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Book Burner", the new album from Virginia grindcore titans PIG DESTROYER, can be seen below. The band recorded the razor-sharp fifth-full length and first album in over five years at guitarist Scott Hull's Visceral Sound Studios. Due on October 22 via ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELSTAR: '30 Years Of Hel' DVD Preview Clip Available

Texas-based metal veterans HELSTAR will release "30 Years Of Hel", a DVD containing footage of the band's March 24, 2012 30-year-anniversary hometown show at Warehouse Live in Houston, on October 2 in North America (August 31 in Europe) via AFM Records. The DVD+2CD set will include footage of the band performing songs spanning its entire ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CRYPTOPSY: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In November

The self-titled new album from Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY will be released in the U.S. on November 20 via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revolution Harmony/Candlelight Records. Pre-orders for the album are available through the band at Cryptopsy.ca. The cover artwork for "Cryptopsy" was created by Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC) and can be ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KING KOBRA To Film New Video In Las Vegas

Vocalist Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT, QUIET RIOT, KING KOBRA) and drummer Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, OZZY OSBOURNE, KING KOBRA) are featured in the new video "Do You Think I'm Sexy" by VARGAS BLUES BAND. A twenty-year music veteran, Javier Vargas has gathered the best of the best to participate on this new ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BURY TOMORROW: 'Knight Life' Video Released

"Knight Life", the new video from the U.K. metalcore act BURY TOMORROW, can be seen below. The clip was directed and produced by Sitcom Soldiers. The song comes off the band's second album, "The Union Of Crowns", which was released on July 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. In a recent interview with Rock Sins, BURY ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Announces New Singer

After the release of their long-awaited 26-song opus "The Cigar Chronicles", Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE will stop being a project and start being a band that will feature JK Northrup (KING KOBRA, NORTHRUP-SHORTINO, XYZ) on guitar, Eric Ragno (CHINA BLUE, GRAHAM BONNET, TED POLEY) on keyboards, Justin Murr (LIBERTY N' JUSTICE founding member) on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KISS: 'Destroyer: Resurrected' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Destroyer: Resurrected", the newly remixed version of KISS's 1976 multi-platinum, landmark album "Destroyer", sold 7,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Destroyer: Resurrected" features remixes by "Destroyer"'s album's original producer, Bob Ezrin. Ezrin pulled the tapes from the vaults ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GEOFF TATE Unveils His Version Of QUEENSRŸCHE

Singer Geoff Tate (QUEENSRŸCHE) revealed last month that he will support ALICE COOPER on a Canadian tour in November, and will embark on a QUEENSRŸCHE "anniversary tour" in 2013 backed by an "all-star lineup" of musicians. Tate's personal web site, GeoffTate.com, was upgraded with a new banner that reads "Geoff Tate: The Voice ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GODSMACK: New Video Interview With SHANNON LARKIN

Ian Croft of iDrum magazine conducted an interview with GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin before the band's concert in London, England this past June. You can now watch the chat below. GODSMACK kicked off the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour with SHINEDOWN, STAIND and others on August 17 in Bonner Springs, Kansas, with singer Sully Erna ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KING DIAMOND, DARKANE, Ex-TESTAMENT Members To Guest On ENRAGED Album

Holland-based death metallers ENRAGED are mixing their new album, "It's Your Fear That Feeds Their Power", with producer Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES guitarist and owner of Split Second Sound studio). The CD will feature guest guitar solos by James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY), Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND), Christofer Malmström (DARKANE) and Jens Van der Valk ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLAZE BAYLEY To Record 'Classical' EP With Guitarist THOMAS ZWIJSEN

British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) is working on songs for a new classical EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the IRON MAIDEN song "Sign Of The Cross", which the duo performed on their recent U.K. acoustic tour (see video ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENGEL: 'Frontline' Video Released

"Frontline", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Kristofer "Kriggs" Karlson, and features dynamic live performance footage highlighting the band's propulsive rhythms, chilling twin guitar work and impassioned vocals. "Frontline" comes off ENGEL's new album, "Blood Of Saints", which entered the official chart in Sweden at ...

Read more

Posted in: News

'Hot Minute' With SLAYER's KERRY KING (Video)

Hot Topic caught up with SLAYER's Kerry King at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival for a "Hot Minute." Check out the footage below. SLAYER has spent the last year and half touring without guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who is still recovering from necrotising fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease, which he is believed to have gotten from ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PIG DESTROYER: New Album Details Revealed

Virginia grindcore titans PIG DESTROYER have revealed the full details of their highly anticipated new album, "Book Burner". The band recorded the razor-sharp fifth-full length and first album in over five years at guitarist Scott Hull's Visceral Sound Studios. Due on October 22 via Relapse Records, "Book Burner" features 19 tracks with a return to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEVEN KINGDOMS: 'The Fire Is Mine' Track Listing Revealed

Florida-based, female-fronted power metallers SEVEN KINGDOMS will release their third album, "The Fire Is Mine", on October 9 via Nightmare Records. The CD was recorded in May at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with legendary producer Jim Morris (ICED EARTH, OBITUARY, JON OLIVA'S PAIN, JAG PANZER). According to a press release, "'The Fire Is Mine' ...

Read more

Posted in: News