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EVANESCENCE Guitarist JEN MAJURA Is Working On Her Second Solo Album, 'InZENity'

EVANESCENCE guitarist Jen Majura is working on her second solo album, "InZENity". The disc, which is tentatively due in early 2018, will feature guest appearances by Mattias IA Eklundh (FREAK KITCHEN), Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR) and Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT). Said Jen: "With all the EVANESCENCE touring and recording the new project album 'Synthesis', I am overwhelmingly ...

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Avé - VENOM INC.

It appears that there is no love lost between VENOM INC.'s bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan and the line-up of the long-running, still active Conrad "Cronos" Lant-fronted version of VENOM. But the new incarnation is hardly new at all. In VENOM INC., Dolan is joined by original VENOM guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn and drummer Anthony ...

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Dead Cross - DEAD CROSS

The future is canceled, and the season of the witch is nigh. Mike Patton emerges once more from the dark side of his own blood moon, bringing with him enough personae to give James McAvoy's 23 personalities from the movie "Split" reason for permanent exile. This moment has been a long time coming, it seems, ...

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GRAVE PLEASURES: 'Be My Hiroshima' Video Released

Finnish post-punk quintet GRAVE PLEASURES has released the official video for the song "Be My Hiroshima", taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album, "Motherblood", due on September 29 via Century Media Records. "Be My Hiroshima" is available as a single on all streaming and download platforms and also as an instant-grat track on iTunes and ...

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Listen To New LIONIZE Song 'Fire In Athena'

Maryland-based rockers LIONIZE have released a new single, "Fire In Athena", from their forthcoming full-length studio album titled "Nuclear Soul". "Fire In Athena" follows "Blindness To Danger", and both tracks are available now for instant download and streaming. About the song, LIONIZE's Nate Bergman explains: "'Fire In Athena' is very important to us right now ...

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TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN Feat. AEROSMITH Guitarist's Son: Self-Titled Album Due In November

Snakefarm Records has announced the signing of TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN to a worldwide deal. Housed within the global infrastructure of Spinefarm Records (a UMG label), the Snakefarm brand will provide a supportive home for international artists, both established and new, from the increasingly buoyant roots rock world — music based on authenticity and ...

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Listen To New 36 CRAZYFISTS Song 'Better To Burn'

"Better To Burn", a song from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Lanterns", which will be released on September 29 through Spinefarm Records. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015's "Time And Trauma". Music often ...

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CONVERGE To Release 'The Dusk In Us' Album In November

Boston-based heavy-music innovators CONVERGE will release their first album in five years, "The Dusk In Us", on November 3 via Epitaph and Deathwish. As the ninth full-length from CONVERGE — vocalist Jacob Bannon, guitarist Kurt Ballou, bassist Nate Newton, and drummer Ben Koller"The Dusk In Us" follows 2012's acclaimed "All We Love We ...

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JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR: 'Hero' Video Released

The official video for the song "Hero" from U.S. power metal act JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new studio album, "Stand Your Ground", which will be released on August 25 via High Roller Records. The effort, which is almost 80 minutes long, was produced ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Drummer: A Lot Of Bands Are Doing It Just To Do It And Not Appreciating The People They're With

Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio conducted an interview with ALTER BRIDGE drummer Scott Phillips. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's upcoming live album and rarities collection, "Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities": Scott: "The show itself was a really incredible experience. ...

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Watch ENSLAVED's Video For New Song 'Storm Son'

Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED will release their new album, "E", on October 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "In Times" was recorded at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen and was once again mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. To provide a first taste of ...

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GODSMACK Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON, CHRIS CORNELL With LINKIN PARK, TEMPLE OF THE DOG Covers (Video)

GODSMACK paid tribute to Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell last night (Wednesday, August 9) during the band's appearance at Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvana by performing cover versions of songs originally written and recorded by the LINKIN PARK and SOUNDGARDEN singers, both of whom died by suicide within months of each other. GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna ...

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Resurrected DIRGE WITHIN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Resurrected Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN played their first comeback concert this past Saturday, August 5 at Route 20 at Route 20 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. Video footage of the gig can be seen below. DIRGE WITHIN in June released a new version of the song "Memories". The track was mixed by Joel Wanasek, who has previously ...

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ENSLAVED To Release 'E' Album In October

Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED will release their new album, "E", on October 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "In Times" was recorded at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen and was once again mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. A press release states: "This fourteenth ...

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STAIND And GODSMACK Members Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL, CHESTER BENNINGTON At 'Aaron Lewis And Friends' Concert (Video)

STAIND members Aaron Lewis and Mike Mushok were joined on stage by GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna at last night's (Friday, August 4) Aaron Lewis And Friends benefit concert at Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts to pay tribute to SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell and LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington, both of whom died ...

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DECAPITATED Guitarist Remembers Late Brother

Anthony Morgan of Metal Forces recently conducted an interview with DECAPITATED guitarist Wacław "Vogg" Kiełtyka. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On the style of new DECAPITATED album, "Anticult": Vogg: "We thought the album should be a very extreme metal album, but at the same time with lots of melodies ...

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Virtual Metal Band PENTAKILL Releases New Album 'II: Grasp Of The Undying'

Virtual heavy metal band PENTAKILL — featuring infernal lead vocalist Karthus, blazing axe-man Mordekaiser, enchanting keyboardist Sona, rumbling bassist Yorick, berserker drummer Olaf, and new member Kayle, a winged warrior goddess who sings songs presaging the end of the world — is breaking further out of the hundred-million-player League Of Legends gaming universe and onto ...

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