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BUCKCHERRY To Record New Album In October

BUCKCHERRY will enter a Californian studio this fall to begin record its new album for an early 2019 release. The follow-up to 2015's "Rock 'N' Roll" will mark the band's first release since the departures of guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel and addition of Sean Winchester and Kevin Roentgen, respectively. Speaking to Meltdown ...

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OBSCURA: Making Of 'Diluvium' Album Part 1 (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Diluvium", the new album from Germany's progressive death metal masters OBSCURA, can be seen below. OBSCURA completes its long-running, four-album conceptual circle with the release of "Diluvium" (defined as a great oceanic flood), the band's most evocative, diverse and vibrant release ...

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GODSMACK Drummer Is 'Grateful' For Band's 20-Year Career

Jay Ramone of Rock 100.5 The KATT conducted an interview with GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which was held earlier in the month in Pryor, Oklahoma. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the four-year gap between 2014's "1000hp" album and this ...

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On The Road With SEPULTURA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Byron Bay, Brisbane And Sydney

Behind-the-scenes footage from the Byron Bay, Brisbane and Sydney shows on SEPULTURA's just-completed Australian tour with DEATH ANGEL can be seen below. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Machine Messiah", was released in January 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with Swedish producer Jens Bogren. The CD's cover artwork ...

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RIVERSIDE To Release 'Waste7and' Album In September

Progressive rock masters RIVERSIDE have signed a new deal with longtime partners InsideOut Music. The band's seventh studio album, "Waste7and", will be released in late September. A European tour will follow in October/November. RIVERSIDE said in a statement: "Well, we're back in the game! We're happy to tell you that our seventh album will be ...

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KAMELOT: 'Amnesiac' Video Premiere

The official video for the song "Amnesiac" from KAMELOT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Shadow Theory", which was released on April 6 via Napalm Records. KAMELOT stated about the Ivan Colic-directed "Amnesiac" clip: "We are constantly receiving tons of information from all directions and it is ...

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PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS Share Stories, Perform Acoustically At Las Vegas 'Vault' Event (Video)

Paul Stanley joined Gene Simmons at his "Vault" event on Saturday, May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two KISS co-founders shared stories from their four-and-a-half-decade careers and performed acoustically in an intimate setting. Check out video footage below. For the last five months, the KISS bassist/vocalist has has been traveling around the U.S., personally ...

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To Drink From The Night Itself - AT THE GATES

One of the most exciting aspects of influential death metal acts like AT THE GATES and CARCASS awaking from hiatus-induced slumber, has been seeing each band return with newly recorded material that made it seem like the last twenty years of pretenders to the throne never happened. Given the myriad of clones and second-, third-, ...

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POWERWOLF: Video Recap Of 'The Sacrament Of Sin' Listening Session

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. A video recap of ...

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PRONG Announces Summer 2018 European Dates With DEW-SCENTED

American power trio PRONG has announced a short 2018 European "Zero Days" summer tour, featuring a return to Reload Festival as well as a run of headline shows. DEW-SCENTED has been confirmed as special guest on most of the shows. PRONG founder Tommy Victor says: "PRONG and Europe is always something special. What would a ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Begins Recording New Album

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST have entered the studio to begin recording their brand new album, to be released in early 2019 via Season Of Mist. The disc will be produced by vocalist Sakis Tolis, and Jens Borgen (AMON AMARTH, KREATOR, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, KATATONIA) will again take on the job of mixing and ...

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Botswana's SKINFLINT To Release Fifth Album This Week

For many rock listeners, Gaborone, Botswana is not the first location one thinks of when it comes to the hometown of many heavy metal bands. But since 2006, the three-piece SKINFLINT has been making its hometown located in Southern Africa proud. On June 1, the group will issue its fifth, self-titled full-length release overall via ...

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WE ARE SENTINELS Feat. Former ICED EARTH Singer MATT BARLOW: 'Kingdom In Winter' Video

WE ARE SENTINELS (formerly SENTINELS), the new project featuring vocalist Matt Barlow (ICED EARTH, ASHES OF ARES, PYRAMAZE) and composer, keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (PYRAMAZE, STRUCTURE OF INHUMANITY), will release its self-titled debut album on July 6 in Europe via SAOL. The official Chance White-directed video for the song "Kingdom In Winter" can be ...

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The Sciences - SLEEP

Is it a doom metal band or a stoner rock band? It probably is a bit of column A and column B. Regardless, SLEEP is revered as royalty. It's been making the rounds again on the live circuit for a decade much to the pleasure of heshers the world over. But counter to an expected ...

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And Justice for None - FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

"Blabbermouth can fucking suck it, 'cause they never fucking knew me..." Never underestimate the power of publicity, positive and negative. Ivan Moody and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH are riding their latest mount of angst rock into the summer as early on concert breadwinners. Yet surrounding Moody is unnecessary hullabaloo as he fights personal demons on ...

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Muerte - WILL HAVEN

WILL HAVEN exists somewhere in the gray area between metalcore, noisecore, noise rock and sludge, synthesizing the best qualities into something the band can call its own. Social media and message board pundits can wrangle over the particulars, but what's important to note is that the freedom with which it roams continues to yield interesting ...

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Pinkus Abortion Technician - MELVINS

The eccentric entity known as the MELVINS has been around for decades, releasing dozens of albums and pressing through a variety of musical and cultural trends with its bizarre, one-of-a-kind music. At the core, two people drive the band: singer/guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer/singer Dale Crover. Other folks have entered and exited a revolving door ...

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Messe Noire - BEHEMOTH

Few would have blamed Polish musical extremists BEHEMOTH for calling it a day and hanging up their armor and corpse paint in 2010 when mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski was diagnosed with a severe case of leukemia. Nergal conquered the life-threatening illness with a treatment plan that involved a bone marrow transplant procedure. These well-publicized details ...

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RIKKI ROCKETT Believes There Will Be New Music From POISON

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett believes that the band will eventually get back to releasing new music. The veteran glam rockers' last album of new material was 2002's "Hollyweird", with many fans speculating that singer Bret Michaels's solo career has been largely to blame for POISON's lack of fresh musical output. During a brand new interview ...

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