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Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'Narcissist'

"Narcissist", the new video from Montréal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Meditations", which will be released on June 1 via Nuclear Blast. The 10-song disc was produced by the band's guitarist Jean-François Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, and was mixed by ...

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EXMORTUS Releases 'Feast Of Flesh' Video

"Feast Of Flesh", the new video from EXMORTUS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist Jadren "Conan" Gonzalez said: "As some may have noticed on my personal page, I don't just ...

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OTEP To Release 'Kult 45' Album In July

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, is about to unveil the most uncompromising, candid, all-inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that it has ever released in the form of its eighth full-length album, titled "Kult 45". Drawing influences from politically charged recording artists of ...

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METALLICA, DEFTONES To Perform At This Year's 'Austin City Limits Music Festival'

The 17th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will deliver one of the most exceptional lineups of this year's festival season with headliners Paul McCartney, METALLICA, CHILDISH GAMBINO, ARCTIC MONKEYS, Travis Scott and ODESZA. The history-making bill includes first time ACL Fest performances and only North American festival appearances by both Paul McCartney and METALLICA, ...

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WHITESNAKE's 'Flesh & Blood' Album Pushed Back To 2019

WHITESNAKE has pushed back the projected release date of its new album, "Flesh & Blood", to next year. The band's record label, Frontiers Music Srl, issued a statement earlier today blaming the delay on "technical issues." "It is with great disappointment that, following technical issues whilst mixing the new 'Flesh & Blood' album, WHITESNAKE and ...

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SHINEDOWN: Making Of 'The Human Radio' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of SHINEDOWN's video for the song "The Human Radio" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Attention Attention", which will be released on May 4 via Atlantic Records. The 14-track album, SHINEDOWN's most raw and personal to date, is a mental, emotional and ...

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Longtime SAMAEL Guitarist MARCO 'MAKRO' RIVAO Quits Band

Longtime SAMAEL guitarist Marco "Makro" Rivao has decided to leave the group "to do something different." From now on, bassist Thomas "Drop" Betrisey will take over the guitar duties in the Swiss industrial black metal band and a new bass player will be announced shortly. Rivao said in a statement: "As some of you might ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman On Eight-Year Gap Between Albums: 'We Were Feeling That We Were Losing A Little Bit Of Our Identity'

Vocalist Shagrath of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to Lords Of Metal about the eight-year gap between the release of the band's last studio album, "Abrahadabra", and the arrival of the follow-up effort, "Eonian". He said: "[It's] strange to have been away for quite some time; it feels kind of weird ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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SOILWORK: First Video From The Studio

Swedish metallers SOILWORK recently entered Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson to begin recording their eleventh album. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" is tentatively due in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who left ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS Questions Use Of Live Backing Tracks: 'We Don't Even Have An Intro Tape'

Marc Debus of Promo-Portal Germany conducted an interview with former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman prior to his solo band's April 18 show at Mannheim Connexion in Mannheim, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his new solo album, "By Blood Sworn": Ross: "We worked ...

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