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BATTLECROSS: 'War Of Will' Studio Video Posted Online

Michigan's BATTLECROSS will release its new album, "War Of Will", on July 9 via Metal Blade Records. Co-produced at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida, the sophomore effort from Detroit's newest soldiers of steel will soon prove as one of the most impressive follow-up releases, destined to become a heavy metal classic for fans of all ...

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JASON NEWSTED: I Saved METALLICA Twice

Czech Republic's Muzikus.cz recently conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. Speaking about his decision to leave METALLICA in 2001, Jason said: "I don't know if this is selfish, and anybody ...

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Video: NEWSTED Performs At Spain's SONISPHERE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing at the Spanish edition of the Sonisphere festival on May 31 at Auditorio Miguel Ríos in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid can be seen below. NEWSTED has been confirmed for this year's edition of Gigantour, ...

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FIREWIND: 'Apotheosis - Live 2012' Trailer Available

Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND, who feature in their ranks current OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G., will celebrate their 10th anniversary by releasing a live album on June 24 via Century Media Records in Europe. Entitled "Apotheosis - Live 2012", the CD will contain 17 songs recorded at special anniversary shows in Greece as well as ...

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Video: NEWSTED Performs In Battle Creek

Fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing on May 15 at Planet Rock in Battle Creek, Michigan can be seen below. As previously reported, Jason was knocked off stage by an overzealous fan during NEWSTED's May 21 gig in ...

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NEWSTED Says 'There Is A Chance' He And MUSTAINE Will Perform METALLICA Song On GIGANTOUR

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has revealed that he and MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine may perform a classic METALLICA song on the upcoming Gigantour. Newsted, who quit METALLICA in February 2001, is the frontman of a new band, simply called NEWSTED, which was recently this year's edition of Gigantour, the critically acclaimed package festival founded ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Goat Of Departure", a brand new song from Michigan's unstoppable sons of molten melodic death metal THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off the band's sixth full-length album, "Everblack", which will be released on June 11 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at Audiohammer ...

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New MELIAH RAGE Singer Talks About Forthcoming Album 'Warrior'

Boston power/thrash veterans MELIAH RAGE recently announced the addition of singer Marc Lopes to the group's ranks. The band is currently working on a new album, "Warrior", to be released this summer via Metal On Metal Records. Commented Lopes: "Joining the band kind of came out of nowhere for me, actually. [MELIAH RAGE founder] Tony ...

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DEATH ANGEL Completes Recording Lead Vocals For New Album

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have completed recording the lead vocals for the follow-up to 2010's "Relentless Retribution" for an October release via Nuclear Blast Records. The band's seventh CD is being tracked at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, AUGUST BURNS RED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, ALL THAT REMAINS, ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In Saint Charles

Fan-filmed video footage of the current touring lineup of Geoff Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE — which includes bassist John Moyer (DISTURBED, ADRENALINE MOB) and backing singer Sass Jordan (who sings the duet with Tate in "Suite Sister Mary") — performing on May 17 at Arcada Theatre in Saint Charles, Illinois can be seen below. "Frequency Unknown", the ...

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BUTCHER BABIES To Release 'Goliath' In July

BUTCHER BABIES will release their debut album, "Goliath", on July 9 via Century Media Records. The Los Angeles-based band — frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard, guitarist Henry Flury, bassist Jason Klein and drummer Chris Warner — wrapped its tour with MARILYN MANSON in late February and went straight into the studio with producer Josh ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's 'New And Improved' HSAS: Photos From The Studio

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith and former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony are in the studio with ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar, where the Red Rocker is working on a new album. The three musicians, of course, comprise three-fourths of the lineup of CHICKENFOOT, although they are apparently not making a new CHICKENFOOT ...

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CYNIC Mixing New Album

Progressive rock/metal band CYNIC has begun mixing its new album for a fall release via Season Of Mist. The group's drummer, Sean Reinert, writes in an online posting: "Some people are gonna be pissed and others are gonna say 'thank you!!!' I'm with the latter!" CYNIC's new CD was recorded at Perfect Sound studios in ...

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