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New BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Album Is 'A Corker,' Says MATT TUCK

Matt Tuck says that BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's forthcoming sixth album is "a corker" which will "take a lot of people by surprise" when they first hear it. Due early next year, the follow-up to 2015's "Venom" will mark the band's full-length recording debut with new drummer Jason Bowld (PITCHSHIFTER, AXEWOUND), who has been touring ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Parts Ways With Drummer SAL ABRUSCATO

Drummer Sal Abruscato has "amicably" left LIFE OF AGONY, the band he was in, on and off, for the past two and a half decades. Abruscato seemingly alluded to his exit from LIFE OF AGONY in a December 19 post on his personal Facebook page. He wrote: "Sometimes you just have to let go and ...

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THERION: 'Temple Of New Jerusalem' Lyric Video From 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection' Due In March

Due on March 9, 2018 via Century Media is "The Complete Collection" by acclaimed U.S. progressive/thrash metallers NEVERMORE. A strictly limited 12-disc box set covering all recordings by these Seattle innovators, it includes all albums (some with bonus tracks), all EP and live releases, plus an extra disc of rarities and previously unreleased demo and ...

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CRASHDÏET: More Video Footage From Recording Sessions For First Single With New Singer GABRIEL KEYES

Another video clip from the recording sessions for CRASHDÏET's new single, "We Are The Legion", can be seen below. The song, which will be released on December 31, will mark the recording debut of CRASHDÏET's fourth singer, Gabriel Keyes, whose addition to the group was announced earlier in the month. CRASHDÏET was previously fronted by ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Release '1996 - 2017' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set

Extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a deluxe vinyl box set including all 10 studio albums and a bonus gatefold 2LP featuring covers and bonus tracks recorded between 1996 and 2017 on February 16, 2018. The hand-numbered box set also comes with a 36-page-booklet with liner notes. All albums are mastered for vinyl. "1996 - ...

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ROAD TO JERUSALEM Feat. Ex-THE HAUNTED, HYPOCRISY, KONKHRA Members: Debut LP To Be Released Through VICISOLUM PRODUCTIONS

ROAD TO JERUSALEM, the international project featuring Per Møller Jensen (drums; THE HAUNTED, INVOCATOR, KONKHRA), Andreas Holma (bass; HYPOCRISY, SCAR SYMMETRY, SOILWORK), Michael Skovbakke (guitar; KONKHRA) and Josh Tyree (vocals), has signed a deal with the Swedish label ViciSolum Productions. The band's debut album is tentatively due in early 2018. Commented ROAD TO JERUSALEM on ...

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WALKING PAPERS Featuring DUFF MCKAGAN: New Teaser For 'WP2' Album

Seattle's WALKING PAPERS, featuring Jefferson Angell (THE MISSIONARY POSITION), Benjamin Anderson (THE MISSIONARY POSITION), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and Barrett Martin (SCREAMING TREES, MAD SEASON), will release its second album, "WP2", on January 19, 2018 via Loud & Proud Records. A new video teaser for "WP2" is available below. "This record has ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN To Record Album Of Covers

Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown is planning to release an album of covers as the follow-up to his debut album, "Smoke On This…". Asked what his next musical move will be, Brown told "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie (hear audio below): "I wanna continue in the direction I'm headed now. ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN To Release 'Red Cold River' Single In January

BREAKING BENJAMIN will release its new single, "Red Cold River", on January 5, 2018. The song is taken from the band's sixth album, "Ember", which will be released later next spring. BREAKING BENJAMIN frontman Ben Burnley revealed the name of the follow-up to 2015's "Dark Before Dawn" during an interview with Rock 102.1 KFMA at ...

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ANVIL's LIPS: 'It's Really, Really Hard To Make It In Music'

Metal Morphosis TV conducted an interview with ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow when the band played in Quito, Ecuador on September 30. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the secret to ANVIL's survival in the music industry for nearly four decades, Lips said: "What's the secret? You don't do it for money. ...

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