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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'We're Proud To Be A Metal Band'

A couple of days before MEGADETH was honored with its first-ever Grammy, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine sat down with The Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, to discuss the band's twelfth Grammy nomination. Speaking about being nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category, Mustaine said (see video below): "We're proud to be a metal band. ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Show Yourself'

"Show Yourself", a brand new song from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which will be released on March 31 via Reprise Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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EVOCATION To Release 'The Shadow Archetype' Album In March

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION will release their new album, "The Shadow Archetype", on March 10 via Metal Blade. EVOCATION guitarist Marko Palmen comments: "In my opinion, the new album is a step towards the roots of the band, although it also has a footing in the future. "I think the sound of the new album ...

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Making Of MASTODON's 'Emperor Of Sand': First Studio Webisode

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Emperor Of Sand", the eighth studio album from Atlanta heavy rock icons MASTODON, can be seen below. Due on March 31 via Reprise Records, the follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" is available for pre-order beginning today at ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Releases New Song 'Eternally Yours'

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has debuted "Eternally Yours", a new song from the band's forthcoming Roadrunner debut, "Graveyard Shift". "Eternally Yours" is available at all DSPs. "Graveyard Shift" will arrive everywhere May 5. "Eternally Yours" features fan-designed single artwork and follows the previously released single "570", the music video for which has received over 2.6 million ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Featured In Latest Episode Of ERNIE BALL's 'String Theory'

Ernie Ball's latest "String Theory" episode features former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. In the seven-minute clip below, Broderick talks about how he discovered the guys who influenced his style of play ("I got into the shredders — Yngwie [Malmsteen], [Paul] Gilbert and Jason Becker, and they've been torturing these fingers ...

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Members Of WHITE ZOMBIE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, PRIMUS Featured In Documentary About '90s Alternative Rock

It was the early '90s — seemingly out of nowhere, a little grunge band called NIRVANA began outselling massive commercial artists like Michael Jackson. This immediately caught the attention of the giant record companies. These small underground bands branded as "alternative" or "post-punk" went from being inconsequential to being potential behemoths in record sales — ...

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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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