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HATEBREED Bassist To Sit Out Tour; SHADOWS FALL's BACHAND To Fill In

Bassist Chris Beattie of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will sit out the band's fall North American headlining tour after sustaining an injury in an accident. His temporary replacement on the road will be Matt Bachand of SHADOWS FALL. HATEBREED's tour kicks off tonight (Thursday, September 26) in Poughkeepsie, New York and features direct support from ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Plagues Of Babylon' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

North American metallers ICED EARTH will release their new album, "Plagues Of Babylon", for a January 2014 via Century Media Records. The cover artwork was created and illustrated by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ATHEIST, SIGH, ANACRUSIS, GWAR). Says ICED EARTH vocalist/guitarist Jon Schaffer: "This is a seriously heavy album with a seriously brutal album cover. I'm ...

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EYEHATEGOD To Be Joined By MELVINS Drummer For HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Performance

The Housecore Horror Film Festival (HHFF) is pleased to welcome the MELVINS to the stage. The experimental sludge metal icons celebrate 30 years of musical disturbance at Housecore Horror Film Festival on Saturday, October 26, with an appearance alongside GWAR, WHITECHAPEL, GOATWHORE and IRON REAGAN. Housecore Horror Film Festival co-founder Philip Anselmo had this to ...

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GWAR: 'Battle Maximus' First-Week Sales Revealed

GWAR's new album, "Battle Maximus", sold around 3,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 109 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD — the band's first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus — was issued on September 17 ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed On 'Metal Invaders' (Audio)

On the latest episode of "Metal Invaders", host Sonny Bellavance talked with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus. You can now listen to the chat below. GWAR's new album, "Battle Maximus" — the band's first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus — was released on September 17 on Metal Blade ...

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HATEBREED: 'Dead Man Breathing' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Dead Man Breathing" from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED can be seen below. The track comes off the band's latest album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", which sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 ...

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HATEBREED Performs MISFITS Classic With JERRY ONLY; Video Available

MISFITS' Jerry Only joined HATEBREED on stage last night (Sunday, September 15) at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey to perform the MISFITS classic "Hatebreeders". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. HATEBREED's cover version of "Hatebreeders" song was included on the Connecticut hardcore/metal masters' covers album, entitled "For The Lions", ...

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HATEBREED Guitarist Interviewed By THE FRONT ROW REPORT (Video)

On September 12, The Front Row Report conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Novinec of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED at The Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land ...

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ANACRUSIS Mainman KENN NARDI: 'Blood In The Water' Song Released

"Blood In The Water" and "Ordinary", two more new songs from vocalist/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS, can be streamed below. Nardi revealed in an online post this past April that he is "planning to finish the new music and release it in some form, but I'm not sure ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By THE FRONT ROW REPORT (Video)

On September 12, The Front Row Report conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus at The Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can now watch the chat below. GWAR's new album, "Battle Maximus" — the band's first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus — is set to ...

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Battle Maximus - GWAR

No one in their right mind would ever accuse GWAR of being sentimentalists. Spend a mere two minutes in conversation with Oderus Urungus, expect to be served a litany of obscenity, contempt for Mother Earth and offers of sodomy. That's the character Dave Brockie pushes to the nth along with his gruesome bandmates. If you've ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By RockEyez (Audio)

Brian Rademacher of RockEyez recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. GWAR's new album, "Battle Maximus" — the band's first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus — is set to hit the ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By BRUTALITOPIA (Audio)

Brutalitopia recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus. You can now listen to the chat below. GWAR's new album, "Battle Maximus" — the band's first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus — is set to hit the streets on September 17 on Metal Blade Records. "This ...

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HATEBREED Drummer Interviewed By Sweden's RSPTV (Video)

Radiosuicide Photography's RSPTV conducted an interview with drummer Matt Byrne of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED on August 9 at the Getaway Rock festival in Gävle, Sweden. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land ...

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GWAR: New Song 'Bloodbath' Available For Streaming

Antarctic rock gods GWAR are set to return to the realms of man and reclaim their vice-like grip on the throat of hard-rock humanity after spending the last year-and-a-half working on their follow-up to 2011's critically acclaimed "Bloody Pit Of Horror". The new recording, "Battle Maximus", is GWAR's first full-length studio effort since the loss ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: New Clip From The Studio Posted Online

Raleigh, North Carolina legends CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have begun writing material for their next album, the follow-up to the well-received self-titled record issued via Candlelight Records in late February 2012, the reissue of their "Eye For An Eye" debut, and the recently released Scion A/V EP "Megalodon". The forthcoming CD, untitled at this time, will ...

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MASTERS OF METAL: 'MK Ultra' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "MK Ultra" from MASTERS OF METAL, the new band formed by current members of AGENT STEEL: Juan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars and lead vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass and backing vocals), Rigo Amezcua (drums), can be seen below. The track comes off MASTERS OF METAL's debut EP, which ...

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GWAR: New Album Details Revealed

Antarctic rock gods GWAR are set to return to the realms of man and reclaim their vice-like grip on the throat of hard-rock humanity after spending the last year-and-a-half working on their follow-up to 2011's critically acclaimed "Bloody Pit Of Horror". The new recording, "Battle Maximus", is GWAR's first full-length studio effort since the loss ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Interviewed On Exclaim! TV's 'Aggressive Tendencies' (Video)

Guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT was interviewed by Denise Falzon for the latest episode of Exclaim! TV's "Aggressive Tendencies" series. You can now watch the chat below. To honor and celebrate Record Store Day, Nuclear Blast and TESTAMENT released a limited-edition (1000 copies) seven-inch picture disc containing two bonus songs ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: New Clip From The Studio Posted Online

Raleigh, North Carolina legends CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have begun writing material for its next album, the follow-up to the well-received self-titled record issued via Candlelight Records in late February 2012, the reissue of their "Eye For An Eye" debut, and the recently released Scion A/V EP "Megalodon". The forthcoming CD, untitled at this time, will ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: More Video Footage From The Studio

Raleigh, North Carolina legends CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have begun writing material for its next album, the follow-up to the well-received self-titled record issued via Candlelight Records in late February 2012, the reissue of their "Eye For An Eye" debut, and the recently released Scion A/V EP "Megalodon". The forthcoming CD, untitled at this time, will ...

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ATHEIST Drummer Involved In Serious Car Accident

Drummer Steve Flynn (pictured below) of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST was recently involved in a serious car accident after another vehicle pulled in front of him at 50 mph. Flynn was taken by ambulance to a hospital and was treated for injuries to his wrist, neck and jaw. He still requires some physical ...

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