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Dissociation - THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN recently decided that the creative masterpiece and associated touring cycle for "Dissociation", the band's sixth full-length, will be its swan song. The genre-bending geniuses who make up the group are going out on top much like the way the classic, nineties comedy "Seinfeld" wrote its final chapter while it was firing ...

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Popestar - GHOST

Swedish cult metal horde GHOST is one of the hottest metal acts these days, and the unholy unit scored big amongst fans and critics last year with its adventurous album "Meliora". Hardly letting the iron cool, the band releases its second EP reaching beyond 2013's "If You Have Ghost", the stupid cool "Popestar". Like the ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Producer: 'My Job Was To Push Them To Their Limits, Physically And Emotionally'

Coming up on the first anniversary of Lemmy's passing, MOTÖRHEAD producer Cameron Webb and producer/engineer Warren Huart (AEROSMITH, ACE FREHLEY, THE FRAY) released a digital video through ProMix Academy, "Mixing Motörhead With Cameron Webb". In the clip, an excerpt from which can be seen below, Webb gives ProMix Academy a breakdown of MOTÖRHEAD's song "Electricity", ...

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IMMOLATION: First Trailer For 'Atonement' Album

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The first trailer for "Atonement", in which vocalist/bassist Ross Dolan and guitarist Bob Vigna discuss what lead up to the creation of the record, can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New ...

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KREATOR: Watch First Trailer For 'Gods Of Violence' Album

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the first video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about the album's title, its creation and the band's musical evolution since the 2012's "Phantom Antichrist". "Gods Of Violence" will be released on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover ...

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'Home Of Metal' Exhibition Celebrating BLACK SABBATH Is Going Global

Arts Council England is investing nearly half a million pounds in arts organization Capsule's international plans to celebrate the musical influence and fandom of the legendary British heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH. Capsule will receive £450,000 from the Arts Council's Ambition for Excellence programme to take its Home Of Metal program global. The Arts Council's ...

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LEMMY Pumpkins Arrive In Time For Halloween

A Welsh man is getting rave reviews from MOTÖRHEAD fans for his pumpkin carved with the likeness of the band's late frontman Lemmy Kilmister. 30-year-old civil servant Stefan Prosser, who began pumpkin carving in an attempt to stave off boredom, told Wales Online: "I'm a massive MOTÖRHEAD nut and it just seemed fitting ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN Slams Former Bandmates Again

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT are working on a DVD to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band's classic debut album, 1987's "The Legacy". The DVD, which is slated to come out next year, will contain interviews with many of the people that were, and continued to be, involved with TESTAMENT's career, including former ...

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Magma - GOJIRA

Few would have trouble recognizing GOJIRA's unique sound from even a couple seconds of listening. The band's cross-pollination of MESHUGGAH's jagged, rhythmic brutishness with the dark belligerence of Steve Tucker-era MORBID ANGEL has blossomed throughout its discography up until now. GOJIRA has always been fearless in songwriting, though never quite as bold as with the ...

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Video Premiere: KVELERTAK's 'Svartmesse'

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have released the official music video for "Svartmesse", from their celebrated new LP "Nattesferd" which arrived this past May. The clip, which was directed by Torjus Førre Erfjord of Raindog Films, can be seen below. The band commented on the videos creation, stating: "It's made by our good friend Torjus Førre Erfjord ...

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Video Premiere: GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA's 'Blood Moon'

"Blood Moon", the new video from GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, can be seen below. The track is taken from GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA's debut album, "Broken Lines", which will be released on September 23 via Party Smasher Inc./ Cooking ...

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GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA: 'Blood Moon' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Blood Moon", the new video from GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA, the band featuring ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall alongside members of MASTODON and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, is available below. The track is taken from GIRAFFE TONGUE ORCHESTRA's debut album, "Broken Lines", which will be released on September 23 via Party Smasher ...

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METALLICA's 'Hardwired' Continues Its Chart Climb

According to Billboard.com, METALLICA's new single, "Hardwired", has landed at position No. 9 on Hot Rock Songs chart, which blends radio airplay, digital sales and streaming data. The song, which is taken from the band's upcoming tenth studio album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", has also entered the Hard Rock Digital Songs chart at No. ...

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EPICA: Third Part Of Documentary On Making Of 'The Holographic Principle'

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA will release their seventh studio album, "The Holographic Principle" on September 30 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was produced by Joost van der Broek at Sandlane Recording Facilities and was mixed by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, DESTRUCTION). The cover artwork was created by Stefan Heilemann. "The Holographic Principle" track listing: 01. Eidola ...

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METALLICA: Making Of 'Hardwired' (Video)

A nine-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the writing and recording sessions for "Hardwired", the opening song from brand new METALLICA album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", can be seen below. METALLICA performed "Hardwired" live for the first time Saturday night (August 20) during the band's headlining concert at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Hardwired...To ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces Fall U.S. Tour

After announcing their hiatus and performing at select intimate venues earlier this month, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has officially released the dates for their tour in support of their new album, "Dissociation". The tour will kick off in October and run throughout North America, making major stops in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, as ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Footage Of METALLICA's 'Hardwired' Live Debut

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing its new song "Hardwired" live for the first time Saturday night (August 20) during the band's headlining concert at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota can be seen below. "Hardwired" is taken from METALLICA's tenth studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which will be released on November 18 via ...

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Watch TARJA TURUNEN Perform With WITHIN TEMPTATION At Germany's M'ERA LUNA

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen joined Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION on stage on August 14 at M'Era Luna festival at Flugplatz Hildesheim-Drispenstedt in Hildesheim, Germany to perform the song "Paradise (What About Us?)". Professionally filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. The studio version of "Paradise (What About Us?)" — also ...

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