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Germany's NECRONOMICON To Release 'Unleashed Bastards' Album In September

German thrash metal veterans NECRONOMICON will release their ninth studio album, "Unleashed Bastards", on September 28 via El Puerto Records. Nearly three years have passed since the arrival of "Pathfinder ... Between Heaven and Hell" — an album that thrilled fans and press from South America to Russia alike. NECRONOMICON guitarist/vocalist Volker "Freddy" Fredrich promises ...

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OCEANHOARSE Vocalist Forced To Leave Band Due To Hearing Loss

Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE has regretfully announced that Tommy Tuovinen will not be able to continue as the singer of the band due to hearing loss. "I got my ears checked recently, and the results showed dramatic decrease in hearing," Tuovinen says. "I was basically told by the doctor that I couldn't keep exposing ...

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STARKILL: 'Until We Fall' Video Released

STARKILL's new single, "Until We Fall", is available now via all digital retailers, along with a music video directed by Davide Cilloni (EPICA), which can be viewed below. "Our new songs are the first we've put together where Sarah Lynn Collier was a full-time member before we started writing, so we were able to fully ...

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Chasm - MUTILATION RITES

The blackened beast of Brooklyn's MUTILATION RITES has returned with its third album: "Chasm". While New York has a bit of a reputation for some pretentious black metal in recent years, the act released an ugly, debut long player in 2012 titled "Empyrean"—following a split, some EPs and demos—that grasped the spirit of DARKTHRONE and ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Performing 'Suite Sister Mary' With His Daughter EMILY For First Time Was 'Very Special'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to the Northwest Music Scene about the first time he was joined by his now-21-year-old daughter Emily to perform the band's classic song "Suite Sister Mary". Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album on his current tour, said: "Oh, wow. It was ...

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MOONSPELL To Record New Studio Album In 2019

Anthony Morgan of Metal Forces recently conducted an interview with MOONSPELL vocalist Fernando Ribeiro. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On new MOONSPELL DVD "Lisboa Under The Spell": "It's a big project, and it seems like people are really getting into it. To be honest, DVDs and live recordings are ...

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MADDER MORTEM: 'Far From Home' Video Released

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM have released a music video for the song "Far From Home". The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Marrow", which is due on September 21 via Dark Essence Records. The symbol-laden clip was created by the noted Romanian artist Costin Choireanu. According to MADDER MORTEM, "Far From ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE To Release 'Salvation' Album In October

WESTFIELD MASSACRE will release the song "Love To Hate" on September 7. This will be the second official single from the band's forthcoming album, "Salvation", which will arrive on October 26 via Nerve Strike Records. "Salvation" was mixed and mastered at The Mouse House Studio in Altadena, California by veteran producer/engineer Rich Mouser, known for ...

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METALLICA Teams With NIXON For Watch Collaboration

Nixon has announced a collaboration with one of the original sideways thinkers: iconic rock band METALLICA. The hardcore collection, which includes eight watches plus one limited edition, was born of long-shared mutual respect for upstarts who buck the system and wind up changing it for good. Nixon x Metallica will be available as of November ...

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Listen To New MONSTROSITY Song 'Radiated'

Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will release their first studio album in 11 years, "The Passage Of Existence", on September 7 via Metal Blade Records. The disc's third single, "Radiated", can be streamed below. Drummer Lee Harrison recorded his drum tracks at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with veteran metal producer Jason Suecof. A week was ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Official Cause Of Death Revealed

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death has been revealed. The 54-year-old PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease, a heart condition. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told TMZ he died of natural causes. Dilated cardiomyopathy results in is a chronic ...

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PEARL JAM, LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Join Suicide Prevention Campaign

Entercom announced today a two-hour live commercial-free broadcast special to raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention as part of its multi-platform "I'm Listening" campaign. The "I'm Listening" broadcast will air across all of the company's stations nationwide on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 a.m. in their respective time zone, and via their livestreams ...

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Watch JOE BONAMASSA's Music Video For 'Self-Inflicted Wounds'

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa has released the music video for his track "Self-Inflicted Wounds", taken from his upcoming studio album, "Redemption", which is due on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. "Redemption", Bonamassa's 13th solo studio album and third in a row of all-original material, sees him at his most ambitious ...

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KILL DEVIL HILL Guitarist MARK ZAVON To Release Debut Solo Album

KILL DEVIL HILL guitarist Mark Zavon will release his self-titled debut solo album on November 23 via EMP Label Group, the label founded by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Described in a press release as a collection of "timeless, uptempo hard rock songs" featuring "catchy riffs and giant hooks," the 10-song offering sees Zavon handling not ...

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EVOKEN To Release 'Hypnagogia' Album In November

Death/funeral doom legion EVOKEN will unleash its new album, "Hypnagogia", on November 9 via Profound Lore Records. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Sound Spa studios in New Jersey by Steven DeAcutis, the record comes swathed in the artwork of Adam Burke (ARTIFICIAL BRAIN, MOS GENERATOR, HOODED MENACE) and marks the band's first new output in ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Says NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER Is 'A Real Person' Who Is 'Exceptionally Talented'

Canadian musician and producer Devin Townsend has praised NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger, calling him "a real person" who is "exceptionally talented." Even though NICKELBACK has sold over 50 million records worldwide since it formed in 1995 in Alberta, Canada, the band that peculiar dichotomy of simultaneously being one the world's most despised and popular acts. While ...

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PAIN OF SALVATION: 'On A Tuesday' Video

Swedish progressive rock/metal innovators PAIN OF SALVATION continue to promote their acclaimed latest studio album, "In The Passing Light Of Day", by launching a new live video for the album's opening track, "On A Tuesday", shortly before embarking on their next European tour. The clip for "On A Tuesday" was directed by Thierry Villeneuve of ...

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SALIVA to Release '10 Lives' Album In October

Long-running rockers SALIVA will release their tenth studio record, titled "10 Lives", on October 19 via Megaforce Records. The disc was produced by frontman Bobby Amaru and Steve Perreira in Jacksonville, Florida and is a labor of love that took nearly a year to make. Featuring SALIVA's trademark, no-holds-barred sound, "10 Lives" is described in ...

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LUCIFER'S CHILD Feat. ROTTING CHRIST, NIGHTFALL Members: 'The Order' Album Due In November

Greek black metallers LUCIFER'S CHILD will release their second studio album, titled "The Order", on November 9 via Agonia Records. The band, featuring members of ROTTING CHRIST, NIGHTFALL and CHAOSTAR, recorded eight new songs clad in artwork by Daniele Valeriani (DARK FUNERAL, DISSECTION, MAYHEM). LUCIFER'S CHILD originates from Athens. Its music is a bridge to ...

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FIFTH ANGEL: 'The Third Secret' Album Details Revealed

FIFTH ANGEL's first new album in almost 30 years, "The Third Secret", will be released on October 26 via Nuclear Blast. The album features the incredible talents of guitarist and lead vocalist Kendall Bechtel, bassist John Macko and drummer and backing vocalist Ken Mary. Macko says: "When we began this process, we always were mindful ...

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ELUVEITIE To Release 10th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Slania'

In February 2008, the then-little-known Swiss folk metal band ELUVEITIE published an album which would later be heralded as one of the most important reasons for the group's breakthrough: "Slania". What ELUVEITIE achieved with that album is not something you could call a phenomena. It's much more the product of hard, passionate work; the kind ...

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