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SKID ROW's '18 And Life' Covered By Canadian Rapper

Canadian rapper Peter Jackson has dropped a video trailer for his cover of the classic SKID ROW song "18 And Life" featuring another Toronto native, former ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA singer Lukas Rossi. Jackson's new album, "Fresh Start", features collaborations with Jadakiss, Sheek Louch, Styles P, Sizzla Kalonji, Classified, Krizz Kailko, Karl Wolf, Aleesia and is ...

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BROKEN TEETH: 'Flamethrower' Single, Video Released

BROKEN TEETH, the Austin-based hard rock quintet featuring DANGEROUS TOYS/WATCHTOWER vocalist Jason McMaster, has released a new single, "Flamethrower", via CDBaby. A for the song can be seen below. BROKEN TEETH performed on March 13 at the Heart Of Texas Rockfest in Austin during the South By Southwest festival and is scheduled to ...

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STONE SOUR: New Video Interview With JOSH RAND

A new video interview with STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand conducted by the U.K. branch of Roadrunner Records can be seen below. "House Of Gold & Bones - Part 2", the second part of STONE SOUR's two-album series, "House of Gold & Bones", will be released on April 9 via Roadrunner Records. The albums were ...

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STAIND Guitarist Is 'Totally Down' For Playing With NEWSTED

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok has joined NEWSTED, the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted. NEWSTED will release its full-length debut this summer, around the time of the group's appearance at this year's Download festival in June. "It was obvious from the word go that Mike is one ...

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STAIND Guitarist Joins NEWSTED

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok has joined NEWSTED, the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted. NEWSTED is: Jason Newsted - Bass, Lead Vocals Jesus Mendez Jr. (THE NAPOLEON BLOWNAPARTS) - Drums Jessie Farnsworth - Guitar, Backing Voice Mike Mushok (STAIND) – Guitar A photo of the current NEWSTED ...

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SCHWARZER ENGEL Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Germany's dark metal band SCHWARZER ENGEL has inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band was formed in 2007 by the vocalist and guitarist Dave Jason. The live lineup includes Jens Lindmaier (guitar), Stefan Grießhammer (guitar), Bert Oeler (bass) and Marcel Woitowicz (drums). In 2010 they signed with Trisol Music Group and released their debut ...

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KAYO DOT To Enter Studio In April

Boston-born and now New York City-based veteran avant-metallers KAYO DOT, led by Toby Driver, will enter Avast Studios in Seattle, Washington in April with producer Randall Dunn (SUNNO))), WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, BLACK MOUNTAIN) to record their seventh album, "Hubardo". This CD will mark the 10th anniversary of KAYO DOT's debut and landmark release, ...

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EARTHEN GRAVE: Debut Album To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

Chicago's EARTHEN GRAVE has signed to Ripple Music for the worldwide release of the band's self-titled debut album. The effort will be made available on CD and double vinyl on July 9. Formed in 2008, EARTHEN GRAVE is a five-piece Chicago metal band that marries the sounds of metal past and future with a sweaty, ...

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ROBERT PLANT Biography Due This Fall

According to USA Today, It Books — an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers — has acquired rights to a biography of LED ZEPPELIN vocalist Robert Plant, to be published in the U.K. in October 2013, and appear in the U.S. in January 2014. "Robert Plant: A Life" is written by former Q and Kerrang! ...

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NEWSTED Announces First European Dates

Former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted has posted a video update on his current project, NEWSTED, including details of the band's first couple of European festival appearances (U.K.'s Download and Warsaw, Poland's Impact, both scheduled for early June). You can now watch the clip below. "Metal", the debut EP from NEWSTED, ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: New Audio Interview With MICHAEL GILBERT

Made Of Metal recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Gilbert of Phoenix, Arizona-based metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM recently returned to Metal Blade Records to release their new album, "Ugly Noise". The lead single and title track is available for ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Video Footage From The Studio

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recently entered Las Vegas' The Hideout Recording Studio to begin recording its fourth album for a summer release. Helming the sessions once again is The Hideout's owner, Kevin Churko, the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer, who has also previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE and IN THIS MOMENT, among ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH 'About 65% Done' Recording New Album

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recently entered Las Vegas' The Hideout Recording Studio to begin recording its fourth album for a summer release. Helming the sessions once again is The Hideout's owner, Kevin Churko, the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer, who has also previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE and IN THIS MOMENT, among ...

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RIVAL SONS Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' (Video)

California blues rockers RIVAL SONS appeared as the musical guests on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" last Thursday night, March 7. The band appeared alongside the late-night talk show host, as well as Los Angeles Lakers basketball legend Kobe Bryant and British actor Dominic Monaghan to perform its tracks "Keep On Swinging" and "You Want To" ...

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EVERGREEN TERRACE Signs With RISE RECORDS

Jacksonville, Florida's EVERGREEN TERRACE has inked a deal with Rise Records. The band will enter the studio this spring to record its new album for a fall release. Guitarist Joshua "Josh" James left EVERGREEN TERRACE last August in order to continue playing full time with STICK TO YOUR GUNS. EVERGREEN TERRACE's latest album, "Almost Home" ...

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VOIVOD Frontman On Guitarist CHEWY: 'If You Closed Your Eyes, PIGGY Was In The Room'

Anthony Morgan of Metal Forces recently conducted an interview with VOIVOD vocalist Denis "Snake" Bélanger. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On MARTYR guitarist Daniel 'Chewy" Mongrain joining VOIVOD, and bassist Jean-Yves "Blacky" Thériault returning: Snake: "Blacky was living in Vancouver for quite awhile. At [VOIVOD guitarist] Piggy's funeral he let us ...

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