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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING To Release 'Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest' Memoir

Da Capo Press has set a September 18 publication date for "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest", a memoir by Kenneth "K.K." Downing, the co-founder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants JUDAS PRIEST. The book was co-written by the Scottish author and journalist Mark Eglinton, whose previous collaborations include "Official Truth, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Release 'Eonian' Album In May; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Norwegian symphonic metallers DIMMU BORGIR will release their new album, "Eonian", on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the string wizards Silenoz and Galder, but other familiar faces also emerge from the darkness: drummer Daray and keyboardist Gerlioz are still part ...

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SLAYER Announces North American Tour Dates With LAMB OF GOD, ANTHRAX, BEHEMOTH, TESTAMENT: BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell's-a-breaking-loose music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and being the band that other heavy acts are measured against and aspire to... after nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two ...

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SLAYER To 'Make Its Exit' After One 'Final' World Tour

SLAYER will "make its exit" with one final world tour, it has been revealed. The legendary thrash metal band announced its plans via a video featuring a compilation of press clippings, early posters and press photos spanning the group's entire career. In addition, SLAYER has confirmed that it will hit the road in North America ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Formally Charged With Disrespecting Poland's National Coat Of Arms

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has been formally charged by Polish authorities for allegedly disrespecting one of the country's national symbols. The case, referred to court by the District Prosecutor's Office in Gdańsk, northern Poland, involves the band's "Republic Of The Unfaithful" tour artwork and merchandise, which is said to be "insulting" to ...

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Listen To New PESTILENCE Song 'Non Physical Existent'

"Non Physical Existent", a brand new song from reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hadeon", which is slated for a March 9 release via Hammerheart. The new "Hadeon" cover artwork was created by Michal "Xaay" Loranc (BEHEMOTH, NILE, EVOCATION, VADER, NECROPHAGIST), a ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Hopes DECAPITATED Members 'Strike Back Soon' After They Were Cleared Of Rape And Kidnapping Charges

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal "Darski says that he hopes members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED "get their justice and strike back soon" after rape and kidnapping charges against them were dropped by prosecutors in Washington state. Less than two weeks before the musicians were scheduled to go on trial for allegedly kidnapping and ...

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Hear New PESTILENCE Song 'Hypnotic Terror'

"Hypnotic Terror", a brand new song from reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track was recorded during the sessions for the new PESTILENCE LP, "Hadeon", which is slated for a March release via Hammerheart, but this exclusive new single track will not appear on the album. ...

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PESTILENCE Releases New Artwork For 'Hadeon' Album; First Single 'Multi Dimensional' Now Streaming

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE will release their new album, "Hadeon", in March via Hammerheart Records. The new cover artwork for the disc was created by Michal "Xaay" Loranc (BEHEMOTH, NILE, EVOCATION, VADER, NECROPHAGIST), a very talented Polish graphic designer who perfectly turned PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli's visions and concept into art. The previously released ...

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TIMES OF GRACE Feat. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members: Drum Tracking For Second Album Begins

TIMES OF GRACE, the collaborative project featuring KILLSWITCH ENGAGE members Jesse Leach (vocals) and Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), has entered Signature Sound studio in San Diego, California to begin recording material for its second album, tentatively due next year. Sitting behind the drum kit during the sessions is Dan Gluszak, who previously played drums for TIMES ...

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BEHEMOTH To Be Rejoined By Former Members In Warsaw

BEHEMOTH leader Adam "Nergal" Darski will be rejoined by his former bandmates Adam "Baal Ravenlock" Muraszko (drums) and Leszek "Les" Dziegielewski (guitar, bass) during the band's December 14 and December 15 "Merry Christless" concerts at Progresja in Warsaw, Poland. BEHEMOTH's current lineup was solidified during the making of 2004's "Demigod" album, featuring Nergal on vocals ...

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WITCHERY: Lyric Video For New Song 'Welcome, Night'

Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY have released a lyric video for their new single "Welcome, Night". The clip was produced by Cloud Music Typography. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "I Am Legion", which will be released on November 10 via Century Media Records. WITCHERY guitarist Patrik Jensen stated about "Welcome, Night": ...

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WES BORLAND's BIG DUMB FACE Releases 'Jesus Retreats' Video

"Jesus Retreats", the new video from BIG DUMB FACE, the side project from LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, can be seen below. The song is taken from BIG DUMB FACE's latest album, "Where Is Duke Lion? He's Dead...", which is being released today (Tuesday, October 31) via Edison Sound. "Where Is Duke Lion? He's Dead..." ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Questioned By Polish Authorities For Allegedly Disrespecting National Coat Of Arms

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has been brought in for questioning by Polish authorities for allegedly disrespecting one of the country's national symbols. According to the guitarist/vocalist, the band's "The Republic Of The Unfaithful" t-shirt design is said to be insulting to the national coat of arms of Poland, a stylized white eagle with a ...

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BEHEMOTH Shares Rehearsal Video Of New Music

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has shared a short video of the band rehearsing new material. The Polish extreme metallers are planning to enter the studio by the end of the year to begin recording their new album for a tentative fall 2018 release. The follow-up to 2014's "The Satanist" will mark the band's first ...

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WITCHERY Releases Video For 'Of Blackened Wing'

Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY have released the official music video for the song "Of Blackened Wing", off their upcoming album, "I Am Legion", to be released on November 10 via Century Media Records. The clip, which was created by Martin Hultgren of Gryt Film, can be seen below. WITCHERY guitarist Patrik Jensen stated about ...

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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE Joins GIMME RADIO

Randy Blythe, frontman of LAMB OF GOD, has joined Gimme Radio as one of their newest DJs. The first installment of his show, "The Power Remains", premieres Friday, September 22 at 12 noon PT / 3:00 p.m. ET, with new episodes airing each week. During "The Power Remains", Randy explores how differing genres of music ...

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Watch Gory Video For New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Code Of The Slashers'

"Code Of The Slashers", the brand new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who previously worked on BEHEMOTH's "Messe Noire", GHOST's "Square Hammer" and PORTAL's "Curtain" videos. Deans comments: "After crawling through abandoned buildings, crashing our van into a tree in the middle ...

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BELPHEGOR Releases Video For 'Baphomet'

The official video for the song "Baphomet" from European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR can be seen below. The clip was shot and edited by Polish company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, KREATOR, ELUVEITIE). "Baphomet" is taken from BELPHEGOR's new album, "Totenritual", which was released on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Teases 'Code Of The Slashers' Video

"Code Of The Slashers", the new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, will receive its world premiere tonight (Monday, September 18) at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who has previously worked with GHOST and BEHEMOTH, among others. "Code Of The Slashers" is taken from CANNIBAL CORPSE's ...

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SLAYER Releases Summer 2017 North American 'Fan Appreciation' Video

SLAYER has released a five-minute "fan-appreciation" video featuring footage from the band's recently completed North American tour with LAMB OF GOD and BEHEMOTH. Check it out below. In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up ...

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WITCHERY To Release 'I Am Legion' Album In November

Following up last year's acclaimed "In His Infernal Majesty's Service" album, Swedish blackened thrash metallers WITCHERY have announced the release of their new album, "I Am Legion", for November 10 via Century Media Records. As with the previous album, "I Am Legion" was created in the WITCHERY lineup consisting of Angus Norder (vocals), Patrik Jensen ...

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LAMB OF GOD Bassist JOHN CAMPBELL Says METALLICA's '…And Justice For All' Was His Introduction To 'Good' Metal

Linda of Peace FM recently conducted an interview with LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the band's sound has evolved since their 1994 formation (as BURN THE PRIEST): John: "We've always tried to push ...

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