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SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

SOUNDGARDEN (Friday), DEF LEPPARD (Saturday) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD (Sunday) will headline the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, set to take place May 5-7, 2017 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The Mid-Atlantic's Biggest Rock Festival will feature three days of today's best rock — along with legendary classic ...

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APOCALYPTICA Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of 'Plays Metallica By Four Cellos' With Exclusive U.K. Shows

On May 10, 1996 Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA released their epic debut, "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos". The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album, the group re-released a remastered version with three bonus tracks on July 22, 2016. Containing never-before-released ...

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GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA Cancels U.S. Tour Following BRENT HINDS's 'Motorcycle Incident'

GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, has canceled its previously announced U.S. tour. The group said in a statement: "We deeply regret to inform everyone that GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA has to cancel our U.S. tour. [MASTODON and GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Breaks Leg In Motorcycle Accident

MASTODON's Brent Hinds has broken his leg in a motorcycle accident, it has been revealed. The guitarist/vocalist posted a photo of himself laying in bed with a cast on his right leg and the caption: "broke my fucking leg starting my motorcycle goddamnit. sorry to all the shows I was about to play with gto ...

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MASTODON's New Album Is 'In The Bag'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have finished recording the follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun". Once again, MASTODON worked with famed producer Brendan O'Brien, who first collaborated with the band on their 2009 groundbreaking concept album "Crack The Skye". MASTODON recorded the new disc in Atlanta before moving to Los Angeles for the mixing ...

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KORN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Take Me' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot for KORN's new song "Take Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which was released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with ...

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MASTODON Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON are putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to 2014's "Once More ‘Round The Sun". Once again, MASTODON has chosen to record with famed producer Brendan O'Brien, who first worked with the band on their 2009 groundbreaking concept album "Crack The Skye". So what can one expect from MASTODON's seventh studio ...

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KORN: Official Video Footage Of 'Insane' Performance From 'The Serenity Of Suffering' Album-Release Concert

KORN performed a special invitation-only show for SiriusXM on Friday, October 21 at the beautifully ornate Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. The performance aired live on SiriusXM's Octane channel. The special performance for SiriusXM featured KORN performing songs from their new studio album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which was released on October ...

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Video Premiere: KORN's 'Take Me'

The official music video for KORN's new song "Take Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which was released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with FOO FIGHTERS, ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says MEGADETH Beer Has Been 'A Huge Smash'

À Tout Le Monde, a new beer from Unibroue born of the friendship between its brewmaster Jerry Vietz and Dave Mustaine, legendary lead vocalist and founder of heavy metal group MEGADETH, officially launched last Friday (October 21) in the U.S. and Quebec, Canada. Named À Tout Le Monde as a nod to one of the ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH: 'I'm Trying To Touch Lives'

Wes Styles of 97.7 QLZ's "The 3rd String Morning Show" conducted an interview with KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch on October 1 at the Sonic Boom festival in Janesville, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what the catalyst is for him to write a ...

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New Song Premiere: KORN's 'Take Me'

KORN's new song "Take Me" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which will be released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON and RUSH, ...

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Only Ghosts - RED FANG

One of 2014's biggest breakouts was Portland's RED FANG. The drone modernizers cracked as high as 66 on the Billboard charts with "Whales and Leeches", an album praised by fans and critics alike. It didn't hurt RED FANG's chances of connecting with the heavy music public that its videos are a freaking hoot, but landing ...

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MASTODON Re-Teams With Producer BRENDAN O'BRIEN For Upcoming Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have re-teamed with producer Brendan O'Brien for the recording sessions for their new album, tentatively due in early 2017. O'Brien, who has previously worked with AC/DC, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and PAPA ROACH, among many others, helmed MASTODON's 2009 effort, "Crack The Skye". MASTODON's new CD is being recorded at an Atlanta-area ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'Echolocation' Album Details

"Echolocation", the debut album from GONE IS GONE, the new project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, will be released on January 6, 2017 via their imprint label Black Dune Records in partnership with Rise Records/BMG. Recorded at Sencit Studios ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: Teaser For 'Echolocation' Album

A teaser for "Echolocation", the forthcoming debut album from GONE IS GONE, the new project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, is available below. GONE IS GONE's self-titled debut EP was released on July 8 via their imprint label Black ...

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BILL KELLIHER: Next MASTODON Album Will Be 'A Continuation' Of 'Once More 'Round The Sun' But 'Even Deeper'

GuitarMania conducted an interview with guitarist Bill Kelliher of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON before the band's August 24 concert in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for MASTODON's follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" album, Bill said: "I've already come ...

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TODAY IS THE DAY Signs With THE END RECORDS

The End Records has announced the signing of TODAY IS THE DAY for the band's upcoming studio record and ten-album catalog. The group's new CD will be released in 2017 to coincide with TODAY IS THE DAY's 25th anniversary, and it will be followed by the catalog reissues, which feature exclusive, never-before seen and heard ...

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MASTODON Guitarist On Next Album: 'There Are Peaks And Valleys Of One Extreme To The Other'

Morgan Richards Interviews spoke to guitarist Bill Kelliher of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON at last month's Reading festival in Reading, England. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for MASTODON's follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" album, Bill said: "In the past six months, I've ...

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