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MORBID ANGEL's STEVE TUCKER On SLAYER's 'Farewell' Tour: 'I Don't Know What I Think Of It, To Be Honest'

Mark Thompson from HardRockCore conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Steve Tucker of veteran Floridian death metallers MORBID ANGEL prior to the band's May 8 concert at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how MORBID ANGEL fares in smaller markets: ...

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Video Premiere: U.D.O.'s 'One Heart One Soul'

"One Heart One Soul", the new video from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, can be seen below. The song is taken from U.D.O.'s upcoming album, "Steelfactory", which will be released on August 31 via AFM. According to a press release, "Steelfactory" sees "U.D.O. return to their core competence, ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Says SKID ROW's 'Subhuman Race' Album Suffers From 'A Very Dated Production Sound'

Sebastian Bach has slammed the production on SKID ROW's "Subhuman Race" album, calling it "odd" and "very dated." Released four years after its Billboard-chart-topping predecessor, "Slave To The Grind", 1995's "Subhuman Race" featured a more alternative metal style and was the last SKID ROW record to feature Bach and drummer Rob Affuso. Although the album ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE Feat. MEGADETH, TESTAMENT Members: First Trailer For 'Power Drunk Majesty' Album

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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TESTAMENT, TRIPTYKON, PIG DESTROYER, YOB, POWER TRIP Confirmed For DECIBEL METAL & BEER FEST: LOS ANGELES

Join a gathering of craft brewing's most morbid ales on Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2 as North America's only monthly metal magazine brings the heaviest and hoppiest craft beer festival in the world to the historic Wiltern Theatre for the first-ever Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles. Headliners include thrash legends TESTAMENT, ...

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SLAYER To Play 'Last French Show Ever' At Next Year's HELLFEST

SLAYER has announced that it will play its "last French show ever" at next year's Hellfest. The 2019 edition of the annual festival will be held June 21-23 in Clisson and will also include appearances by MANOWAR, CARCASS, MASS HYSTERIA and DROPKICK MURPHYS, among others. In a video announcement via Facebook, SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya ...

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U.D.O.: EPK For 'Steelfactory' Album

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release its new album, "Steelfactory", on August 31 via AFM. The official EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for the disc is available below. According to a press release, "Steelfactory" sees "U.D.O. return to their core competence, clearly influenced by their past shows with ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE's 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' To Feature Members Of OVERKILL, NIGHTWISH, ACCEPT, Others

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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Watch SLAYER Perform In Austin

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's June 20 performance at Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin, Texas can be seen below. SLAYER kicked off its farewell tour on May 10 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. This past January, SLAYER announced that it would do one last concert tour around the globe to thank ...

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THE LOCAL BAND Feat. CHILDREN OF BODOM, THE 69 EYES, RECKLESS LOVE Members: Video Of June 2018 Helsinki Concert

THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi 69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performed on June 10 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland as the support act for the HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen ...

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GRAVE Announces New Drummer, TOMAS LAGRÉN

Swedish death metallers GRAVE have announced the addition of drummer Tomas Lagrén to the group's ranks. The band states: "We have a new drummer. He has been with us for the past year and done a great job behind the drums. A hard-hitting son of a bitch and the brother of Mika." GRAVE 2018 is: ...

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U.D.O. To Release 'Steelfactory' Album In August; First Single 'Rising High' Now Available

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release its new album, "Steelfactory", on August 31 via AFM. The first single, "Rising High", can be streamed below. According to a press release, "Steelfactory" sees "U.D.O. return to their core competence, clearly influenced by their past shows with DIRKSCHNEIDER, the songs ...

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Watch SLAYER's Entire Bristow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's entire June 10 concert at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro/Delusions Of Saviour 02. Repentless 03. Blood Red 04. Disciple 05. Mandatory Suicide 06. Hate Worldwide 07. War Ensemble 08. Jihad 09. When The Stillness Comes 10. Postmortem ...

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SLAYER: Front-Row Footage Of Holmdel, New Jersey Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's June 2 concert at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey can be seen below. SLAYER kicked off its farewell tour on May 10 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. This past January, SLAYER announced that it would do one last concert tour around the ...

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Watch DEATH ANGEL Perform At Netherlands' FORTAROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of DEATH ANGEL's June 1 performance at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL's latest album, 2016's "The Evil Divide". was once again recorded at AudioHammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, DEICIDE), who previously worked on 2010's "Relentless Retribution" and ...

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On The Road With SEPULTURA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Byron Bay, Brisbane And Sydney

Behind-the-scenes footage from the Byron Bay, Brisbane and Sydney shows on SEPULTURA's just-completed Australian tour with DEATH ANGEL can be seen below. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Machine Messiah", was released in January 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with Swedish producer Jens Bogren. The CD's cover artwork ...

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