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Video Premiere: GOJIRA's 'The Cell'

"The Cell", the new video from French progressive metallers GOJIRA, can be seen below. The clip, directed by Drew Cox, sees GOJIRA delivering a pummelling and dynamic performance captured by a thermal-imaging camera. GOJIRA was nominated in two categories at this year's Grammy Awards: "Best Metal Performance" for the song "Silvera", and "Best Rock Album" ...

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ROBERT TRUJILLO Hopes METALLICA Will Play A Gig On The Moon During Upcoming Tour

Meltdown of the WRIF radio station in Detroit, Michigan recently conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about METALLICA's upcoming tour in support of the band's latest album, 2016's "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", Trujillo said: "We're doing what we've been doing. We're ...

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A Day At The GRAMMY AWARDS With GOJIRA: French TV Report

On February 12, French daily current affairs show "Quotidien", which is broadcast on the TMC channel (part of prominent media group TF1), spent a day with GOJIRA when the band was in Los Angeles to attend this year's Grammy Awards. The group was nominated in two categories at the event: "Best Metal Performance" for the ...

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Watch Making Of METALLICA's 'Halo On Fire' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of METALLICA's official video for the song "Halo On Fire" can be seen below. The clip was directed by the Brooklyn-based high-art photography duo Herring and Herring, who photographed METALLICA for the "Hadwired… To Self-Destruct" album package, and also helmed clips for "Am I Savage?" and "Now That We're Dead". ...

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METALLICA Named 'Best International Band' At NME AWARDS

METALLICA was named "Best International Band" at the 2017 NME Awards, held Wednesday night (February 15) at the O2 Academy in Brixton, south London, England. The group was up against the likes of TAME IMPALA, GREEN DAY, KINGS OF LEON, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST and TEGAN AND SARA in the category. The band couldn't make ...

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MEGADETH Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award

MEGADETH was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, February 12) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. MEGADETH was nominated for "Dystopia", the title track of its 2016 album. The nominees in the "Best Metal ...

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GOJIRA Frontman: 'It Was Vital For Me To Start Doing Something New With My Vocals'

Exclaim!'s Aggressive Tendencies recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Joseph Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA. You can now watch the chat in four parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On GOJIRA's musical progression: Duplantier: "Yesterday at the show, a fan told me, 'Can I tell you something? I ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Frontman Praises GOJIRA: 'They're Awesome'

Live Nation Germany recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Synyster Gates and vocalist M. Shadows. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to name the best current rock and/or metal band around, M. Shadows said: "GOJIRA, for me. They're awesome." Pressed about whether AVENGED SEVENFOLD still gets inspired by other bands and ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE Sells Out In Record Time

Tickets for the eleventh annual Rock On The Range have sold out in record time, just over one month after going on sale. This marks the fifth consecutive advance sellout for Rock On The Range, which will be held May 19-21 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Rock legends METALLICA, SOUNDGARDEN and KORN will each ...

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MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Incredible How Much Impact This Record Had After Twenty Years'

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) was interviewed on the December 9-11 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Lots going on in your world, as usual. You are currently on the "Return To ...

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Rumor: TRIVIUM Parts Ways With Drummer PAUL WANDTKE, Replaces Him With ALEX BENT

Florida metallers TRIVIUM are rumored to have parted ways with their drummer of the past twelve months, Paul Wandtke. Although there has been no official confirmation on the matter, Wandtke's replacement is believed to be Alex Bent (BATTLECROSS, DECREPIT BIRTH), the California-based musician who has previously played with TESTAMENT as the fill-in for that band's ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Combine BLACK SABBATH And SLIPKNOT Influences To Create Their Own Sound

Revolver editor Sammi Chichester conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey at the two-day Ozzfest Meets Knotfest event, which took place September 24-25 at San Manuel Amphitheater And Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the BUTCHER BABIES sound, Heidi said: "I ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Comments On Latest GRAMMY Nod

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH have been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title track from their new album, "Dystopia". MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine stated about the latest nod: "Last time we were nominated, I was at the awards talking with Kenny G and I said how we'd been nominated ...

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OPETH And GOJIRA To Join Forces For Short U.S. Tour In May

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will join forces with France's GOJIRA for a short run of U.S. dates in May. The details are as follows: May 04 - Nashville, TN - War Memorial Auditorium May 05 - Concord, NC - Charlotte Motor Speedway (Carolina Rebellion) May 06 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory May 07 - ...

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GOJIRA Drummer Says It Was 'Very Important' For JOSEPH DUPLANTIER To Try New Things With His Voice On 'Magma'

Drummer Mario Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA spoke to The National Student about the band's desire to constantly push the envelope musically and experiment with new sounds. "For us, specifically with Joe [GOJIRA frontman and Mario's brother, Joseph Duplantier], it's very important to try new things with his voice," Mario said. "He's ...

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SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

SOUNDGARDEN (Friday), DEF LEPPARD (Saturday) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD (Sunday) will headline the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, set to take place May 5-7, 2017 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The Mid-Atlantic's Biggest Rock Festival will feature three days of today's best rock — along with legendary classic ...

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