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THY ART IS MURDER: 'The Son Of Misery' Video Released

"The Son Of Misery", the new video from Australian extreme metallers THY ART IS MURDER, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Dear Desolation", which will be released on August 18 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "Dear Desolation" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Bread And Circuses' Song Streaming

"Bread And Circuses", a new song from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Says GENE SIMMONS Was 'Crazy' For Trying To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture

Sharon Osbourne says that Gene Simmons was "crazy" to attempt to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The KISS bassist/vocalist withdrew his application to trademark the symbol less than two weeks after filing with the federal copyright office. In his original request, which was filed on June 9, Simmons described the sign as consisting ...

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The Last Real Rock n' Roll - RHINO BUCKET

Let's be real here. For every ten hard rock and metal bands out there, eight are Jonesing to be one of the following: METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, MOTORHEAD, IRON MAIDEN, FATES WARNING, JUDAS PRIEST or AC/DC. Indeed, the most emulated of these is AC/DC, a band that struck the right chord with the right rock ...

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Listen To Snippet Of New PARADISE LOST Song 'The Longest Winter'

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their new album, "Medusa", on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With this fifteenth full-length release, the legends are returning to their early beginnings, delivering their heaviest record of the past fifteen years, melding crushing doom metal with Nick Holmes's harsh death growls and raw organic sounds, heralding ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Killing The King' Video

"Killing The King", the new Jakub Moth-directed video from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", which ...

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Video: PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Performs PANTERA's 'Strength Beyond Strength' At Brooklyn's Saint Vitus Bar

Fan-filmed video footage of SCOUR — the new extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — performing the PANTERA classic "Strength Beyond Strength" on June 14 at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below. The self-titled debut EP from SCOUR was ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Widow Calls GENE SIMMONS's Attempt To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture 'Laughable' And 'Disgusting'

Wendy Dio has slammed Gene Simmons's attempt to trademark the "horns" hand gesture as "laughable." The widow of deceased singer Ronnie James Dio, who's widely credited with popularizing the symbol — a staple at rock concerts for decades — told TheWrap about Simmons's trademark application: "To try to make money off of something ...

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NIKKI SIXX Apparently Mocks GENE SIMMONS's Trademark Application, Says He Is 'Thinking Of' Registering Middle-Finger Gesture

Nikki Sixx says that he is "thinking of trademarking" the middle-finger gesture. The MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist apparently made his comment in jest in response to yesterday's report that Gene Simmons was looking to claim the "devil horns" hand gesture for his own. Simmons filed an application last week with the U.S. Patent and ...

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Southern California's WITCH CASKET Releases 'Hatred Index' Video

Southern California progressive blackened death metal outfit WITCH CASKET has released the video for "Hatred Index", the title track of its upcoming album. The clip was filmed in Los Angeles with director Matt Eskew. WITCH CASKET lead vocalist Drogoth said: "We wanted to do something fairly simple for our first video with footage of the ...

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PARADISE LOST Unveils 'Medusa' Album Artwork

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their new album, "Medusa", on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With this fifteenth full-length release, the legends are returning to their early beginnings, delivering their heaviest record of the past fifteen years, melding crushing doom metal with Nick Holmes's harsh death growls and raw organic sounds, heralding ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Pillar Of Fire' Album Due In July

TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, will release its second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", on July 21 on CD, 2xLP, and digital formats via Relapse Records. In advance of the record's release, ...

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Pro-Shot Footage Of PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Performing PANTERA's 'Strength Beyond Strength' At Live Debut

Professionally filmed video footage of SCOUR — the new extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — performing the PANTERA classic "Strength Beyond Strength" at SCOUR's first-ever concert, which took place on February 19 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, Louisiana can be seen ...

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Eternity, in Your Arms - CREEPER

With HIM announcing its forthcoming end, someone needs to pick up the willowy rock torch for love-stricken youth. Goth and punk rock being natural bedpartners, they've seldom co-habited with real impact post-SISTERS OF MERCY, THE SMITHS and THE MISSION UK. HIM's charm was the ease with which it pushed its unthinkable love-metal vibe, which could've ...

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PARADISE LOST To Release 'Medusa' Album This Summer

U.K. gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST are putting the finishing touches on their new album, recorded at Orgone Studios in the misty countryside of Woburn, England. Together with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, they have forged the follow-up to their highly acclaimed release "The Plague Within" (2015), which brought them a step closer to their death ...

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REVOCATION's 'Communion' Song Featured In 'Power Rangers' Movie

"Communion", a song from the the Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION, will be featured in the upcoming "Power Rangers" movie. Fans in America can hear the track when the film is released in theaters on March 24. "Communion" is taken from REVOCATION's latest album, "Great Is Our Sin", which was released last July via ...

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RHINO BUCKET To Release 'The Last Real Rock 'N' Roll' Album In April

"We never did a ballad. Never will," states RHINO BUCKET singer/rhythm guitarist Georg Dolivo. And the dozen songs on RHINO BUCKET's aptly titled seventh studio album bear witness to his statement: The dirty dozen tunes on "The Last Real Rock 'N' Roll" are no-holds-barred rockers boasting irresistible sing-along choruses, stellar solos, and gut-roiling rhythm section, ...

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PALLBEARER: 'I Saw The End' Video Released

"I Saw The End", the new video from the Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans of Panorama Programming (LAMB OF GOD, CHELSEA WOLFE, GHOST). The band commented: "Both song and video present a telescopic view on an eternity of corruption. The path of greed leads ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

U.K. doom metallers MY DYING BRIDE have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast for their thirteenth studio album. For twenty-seven years, MY DYING BRIDE from West Yorkshire has been the voice of the hopeless and broken, combining haunting sounds with crushing misery and melancholy. With their signature sound, they've shaped the doom metal scene like ...

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Heavy Fire - BLACK STAR RIDERS

It's not often one band, made of constituents from another, gets praised for emulating the latter. Yet BLACK STAR RIDERS has freely recreated THIN LIZZY for a modern generation, one who missed out on THIN LIZZY's glory days. If you're lucky, you'll catch "Jailbreak" or "Cowboy Song" on a gimmicky deep-cut weekend via FM classic ...

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IRON MONKEY Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of cult U.K. doom/sludge outfit IRON MONKEY. The band has entered Moot Group studios in Nottingham to record a new album with Johnny A. Carter (ex-PITCHSHIFTER). The effort will consist of eight tracks plus a cover song and is tentatively due late summer/early fall. Heavily influenced by the nihilistic ...

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