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KING PARROT Premieres New Song 'Disgrace Yourself'

"Disgrace Yourself", a brand new song from Australia's thrash/grind maestros KING PARROT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's third studio album, "Ugly Produce", which will be released on September 22 via Agonia Records in Europe, Housecore Records in North America and Rocket/EVP in Australia. This latest installment from KING PARROT ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Is 'Cranking Out' Demos For Next Album

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are writing material for their new album for a 2018 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. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE offered an update on its current activities in an Instagram post. "Jam sessions ...

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New MADBALL Song 'For The Cause' To Be Released On Split Single With WISDOM IN CHAINS

New York hardcore veterans MADBALL have teamed up with Fast Break Records for a forthcoming split seven-inch single. The "Family Biz" single sees the Freddy Cricien-fronted outfit joining forces with Pennsylvania's blue-collar-core heroes WISDOM IN CHAINS. To be released on September 25, the split will feature one new song from each group. "For The Cause" ...

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LAMB OF GOD Bassist JOHN CAMPBELL Says METALLICA's '…And Justice For All' Was His Introduction To 'Good' Metal

Linda of Peace FM recently conducted an interview with LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the band's sound has evolved since their 1994 formation (as BURN THE PRIEST): John: "We've always tried to push ...

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HATEBREED To Celebrate 20 Years Of 'Desire' And 15 Years Of 'Perseverance' With Fall Headline Tour

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED released their first full-length, the modern hardcore classic "Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire", back in November of 1997. The album set the tone for the type of moshable metal that would eventually go on to define the '00s. 2002's "Perseverance" was a perfectly executed, packed-with-anthems follow-up that has become emblematic ...

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Punk Legends PENNYWISE Partner With LOST COAST BREWERY For 'Pennywiser' Session IPA

Southern California punk legends PENNYWISE have partnered with award-winning Eureka, California-based Lost Coast Brewery to produce "Pennywiser" beer. The easy-drinking Session IPA will be available as a limited release in select Southern California stores, bars and restaurants in early September, with expanded distribution in the coming months. Pennywiser marks the first band collaboration for Lost ...

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UNSANE: New Song 'Aberration' Available For Streaming

"Aberration", a brand new song from the legendary New York City-based noise rock group UNSANE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Sterilize", which will be released on September 29 via Southern Lord. The disc closes a five-year gap since the 2012 release of UNSANE's "Wreck" LP through ...

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Dead Cross - DEAD CROSS

The future is canceled, and the season of the witch is nigh. Mike Patton emerges once more from the dark side of his own blood moon, bringing with him enough personae to give James McAvoy's 23 personalities from the movie "Split" reason for permanent exile. This moment has been a long time coming, it seems, ...

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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume - INTEGRITY

This group hasn't enjoyed success to the degree of bands like HATEBREED and CONVERGE, but without INTEGRITY's material, it's arguable that those bands wouldn't have, without INTEGRITY's foundational material. Members of INTEGRITY, Cleveland-based bruisers, are indeed trailblazers in the realm of metallic hardcore. Sure, acts like D.R.I. and S.O.D. predated INTEGRITY, but the more bombastic ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO And MIKE PATTON Tease SLAYER Covers With DEAD CROSS (Video)

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), played snippets of cover versions of SLAYER classics "South Of Heaven" and "Raining Blood" during its concerts in Las Vegas, Nevaada (August 11) and Houston, Texas (August 15), respectively. Check out video footage below. ...

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DEAD CROSS Members Released From Police Custody

Justin Pearson and Michael Crain of DEAD CROSS were temporarily placed in police custody while in Houston on August 15. The band, who just released their eponymous debut album via Ipecac Recordings and is on tour in support of the disc, had its gear searched and was restrained during the inspection. The musicians have been ...

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SLASH Named GIBSON's First-Ever Global Brand Ambassador

Gibson Brands, the world's leading music lifestyle company, announces it has appointed guitar superstar Slash as Global Brand Ambassador, the first such designation in the company's history. As part of the new role with Gibson, Slash is developing new products with three of its celebrated guitar brands, Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone. Details of new ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History' At WACKEN OPEN AIR (Video)

Wacken Open Air, one of the world's largest heavy metal music festivals, and the Hall Of Heavy Metal History have joined forces to former MANOWAR and DICTATORS guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman as the first-ever "Global Metal Ambassador." The onstage induction ceremony took place August 3 in front of 75,000 metal fans, in Wacken, Germany. ...

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