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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: European Tour Announced

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), will bring its frenetic blitz of thrashing hardcore fury to stages across Europe this summer. They will appear at major festivals, including Primavera Sound (Spain), Hellfest (France), Download (U.K. and France), Grasspop Metal Meeting ...

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FULL OF HELL Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of prolific extreme metal quartet FULL OF HELL. Formed in 2009, in Ocean City, Maryland, FULL OF HELL has been pushing the boundaries of sonic extremity with its suffocating blend of hardcore punk, grind, noise, power electronics, industrial and death and black metal. The group already has already released ...

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New BAD BRAINS Album In The Works

In a brand-new feature by music writer Joel Gausten, legendary BAD BRAINS frontman H.R. (a.k.a. Joseph I) discusses his reaction to the recent book and documentary on his life (both titled "Finding Joseph I") and confirms that the BAD BRAINS are currently recording a follow-up to their 2012 album "Into The Future". An ...

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Heaven Upside Down - MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON was acting his age in 2015 with the goth hard rock album "The Pale Emperor". His DAVID BOWIE worship had reached an apex. His idol has since passed. Even more recently, the pop cultural icon from whom he borrowed half of his name, Charles Manson, has also died. Maniacal world leaders are allowing ...

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OVERKILL Frontman On 'The Grinding Wheel': 'It Still Has The Feeling That It's A Five-Knuckle Punch'

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about the band's latest studio album, "The Grinding Wheel", a year after its release: Bobby: "I think after ...

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GODSMACK Gets Help From SEBASTIAN BACH, BILLY RAY CYRUS For New Video

GODSMACK filmed a video for the band's new single on Thursday, February 7 at a Los Angeles-area studio. The clip, which is being directed by the band's longtime visual collaborator Troy Smith, features television host and personality Chris Jacobs ("Overhaulin'") playing a fireman and cameo appearances by former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach and country ...

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CODE ORANGE Releases New Song 'Only One Way'

CODE ORANGE has released a new song, "Only One Way", via Adult Swim's Singles Series. Recorded with producer Will Yip at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pensylvania, the track is the first new music from the band since the release of its widely acclaimed LP "Forever", which earned CODE ORANGE a Grammy nomination. CODE ORANGE commented ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON On Seeing Cover Of MEGADETH's 'Killing Is My Business' The First Time: 'Complete Shock And Dismay'

Alex Haber of Heavy New York conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at the 2018 NAMM show, which was held January 25-28, in Anaheim, California. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On wrapping up the "Dystopia" record cycle: David: "You know, I think ...

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Listen To New THERION Song 'Bring Her Home'

On February 9, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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Watch FOZZY's Music Video For 'Painless'

FOZZY's video for the song "Painless" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Judas", which was released last October via Century Media. FOZZY singer — and WWE wrestling superstar — Chris Jericho recently told AXS that he felt "Judas" was going to be a "turning point" for ...

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THERION Releases Animated Video For 'Theme Of Antichrist'

On February 9, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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THERION's CHRISTOFER JOHNSSON: 'Every Time We Release A New Album, There's Always A Lot Of Complaints Because We Always Change The Style'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with mainman Christofer Johnsson of symphonic metal pioneers THERION. You can listen to the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On THERION's forthcoming "Beloved Antichrist" triple studio album: Christofer: "This is actually not a new album. If I would ...

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HATEBREED To Continue Celebrating Two Album Anniversaries During Spring 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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SILVERSTEIN Unveils Music Video For 'Whiplash'

SILVERSTEIN has released a music video for the song "Whiplash". Taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Dead Reflection", the track is darker and angrier than ever before. The clip contrasts a cinematic driving scene with a soul-bearing performance from the group, adding up to a more experimental vibe than it has ever released to ...

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MADBALL To Begin Recording 'For The Cause' Album Next Month

New York hardcore veterans MADBALL will enter the studio next month to begin recording their new album, titled "For The Cause". Helming the sessions for the follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" will be RANCID's Tim Armstrong, a longtime friend of MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien. The new disc will be mixed and mastered by Danish producer ...

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No Cross No Crown - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the charming frontman has returned to the fold, the group has repossessed ...

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Catharsis - MACHINE HEAD

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore, punk rock and hip hop listening habits surface on the quartet's latest ...

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TERROR Working On Eighth Studio Album

Long-running Los Angeles hardcore powerhouse TERROR has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast for Europe and Pure Noise in the rest of the world. The band is currently working on its eighth studio album, tentatively due this summer. Commented TERROR vocalist and mainman Scott Vogel: "We are super excited to start a new chapter of ...

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