dirge-within in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

JESSE LEACH On Collaboration With HOWARD JONES For KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Next Album: 'It's A Real Heavy S**t-Kicker'

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are putting the finishing touches on their new album for a tentative early 2019 release. The follow-up to 2016's "Incarnate" will mark the band's third full-length effort since the return of vocalist Jesse Leach, who rejoined the group in 2012. Speaking to Australia's "Wall Of Sound: Up Against The Wall" podcast, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MARTY FRIEDMAN Reflects On His 15 Years Of Living In Japan: 'I Just Love It So Much'

On October 15, guitarist Marty Friedman (MEGADETH, CACOPHONY) — who moved from America to Tokyo in 2003 — participated in a public question-and-answer session, "Ask Marty: An Insider's View Of Japan Through The Eyes Of An American Rockstar", at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch WITHIN TEMPTATION's Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of WITHIN TEMPTATION's entire October 18 concert at Stadium Live Club in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Featured songs: 0:23 Intro + Raise Your Banner 6:15 The Reckoning 10:50 Endless War 15:13 In The Middle Of The Night 20:30 Stand My Ground 26:16 All I Need 31:15 Supernova 37:00 Shot In ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BEHEMOTH Frontman: 'Life Is Too Short To Try To Be Liked By Everybody'

Steve Harrison of "The Unchained Rock Show" recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the title of BEHEMOTH's new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Collection Featuring Models Of Gear Used On PANTERA's 'Cowboys From Hell' Album Released By IK MULTIMEDIA

IK Multimedia has announced the Dimebag Darrell CFH Collection for AmpliTube. This new collection features models of the exact gear used by "Dimebag" Darrell Lance Abbott on PANTERA's groundbreaking album "Cowboys From Hell". Mac/PC users can enjoy nine brand new models including two amps, two cabinets and five stompboxes. Dimebag is considered one of the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EVERGREY: 'The Atlantic' Album Details Revealed

Acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters EVERGREY will release their new studio album, titled "The Atlantic", on January 25, 2019. The band has worked extensively on the follow-up to 2016's "The Storm Within" (which entered the charts on high positions in numerous countries). EVERGREY again teamed up with Jacob Hansen, who — just like with ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response - REBEL WIZARD

The modern era of digital music platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud have opened up the channels of distribution for any musician with access to recording equipment and/or software. One of the side effects of this floodgate opening is the deluge of one-man bedroom and basement projects in all genres of music drowning listeners with ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

JEFF PILSON Says New Project With GEORGE LYNCH, MICK BROWN, ROBERT MASON Will Be Called THE END MACHINE

The new band featuring three members of the classic DOKKEN lineup along with former LYNCH MOB and current WARRANT singer Robert Mason has officially been christened THE END MACHINE. Although guitarist George Lynch said in a recent interview that his new collaboration with his onetime DOKKEN bandmates Jeff Pilson (bass) and Mick Brown (drums) would ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE NEAL MORSE BAND To Release 'The Great Adventure' Album In January

THE NEAL MORSE BANDNeal Morse (lead vocals, guitars, keyboards), Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Randy George (bass), Bill Hubauer (keyboards, vocals), Eric Gillette (guitars, vocals) — will take fans on "The Great Adventure" with its latest double concept album, due out January 25, 2019 on Radiant Records via Metal Blade worldwide. It will be ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Nex Nihil - HACAVITZ

There is a distinct dark energy that seems inherent to Latino extreme metal bands. The sonic stench emanating from the coffin is arguably more pungent and bleaker than the sounds born from the dark hearts and souls of metal musicians from many other regions. SHUB NIGGURATH, CENOTAPH, THE CHASM and DISGORGE—not to be confused with ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

LAMB OF GOD Drummer's Management Company Announces Partnership With U.K.'s DYSCARNATE

Kintsugi Management, the talent management agency launched by LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler and music industry executive Jason Lekberg, has announced a partnership with the acclaimed U.K. death metal band DYSCARNATE. Formed in 2004, DYSCARNATE combines astonishing balance of grooves and relentlessly pummeling riffs that are one of a kind. The symmetry of the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TESSERACT: 'Juno' Video Released

With their world tour preparing to hit European stages next month, British genre-bending progressive rockers TESSERACT have released a new video for the track "Juno", taken from their latest studio album, "Sonder"' This stunning clip created by Dark Fable Media and was filmed in high-definition 4K. TESSERACT vocalist and lyricist Dan Tomkins explains the importance ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NERGAL On BEHEMOTH's 'I Loved You At Your Darkest' Album: 'I Don't Think We Could Do Anything Better'

Finland's Tuonela magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH about their new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest". You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why BEHEMOTH chose the "I Loved You At Your Darkest" album ...

Read more

Posted in: News