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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Says SLAYER Wasn't Big Enough To Headline MAYHEM FESTIVAL

CANNIBAL CORPSE drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz says that the seemingly disastrous attendance figures for this year's edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival could have been avoided had Mayhem organizers managed to secure a bigger band than SLAYER to headline the traveling festival. The 2015 Mayhem Festival generated controversy earlier in the summer after festival ...

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GHOST Announces 'Unplugged' Tour Of North America

Swedish occult rockers GHOST will promote their third album, "Meliora", later this month by embarking on the "Unholy/Unplugged" tour that will take place at select record stores in North America. The details are as follows: Aug. 18 - Silver Platters (SoDo Location) - Seattle, WA - 7 p.m. Aug. 20 - Amoeba Records - Los ...

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GHOST: New Song 'Majesty' Available For Streaming

"Majesty", a brand new song from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's third album, "Meliora", which will be released on August 21 via Loma Vista Recordings. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who is also a ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: MAYHEM FESTIVAL Co-Founder 'Committed Business Suicide' With 'Gray, Bald And Fat' Comment

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King says that he didn't take it personally when Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival co-founder Kevin Lyman criticized the metal scene for the lower-than-usual attendance at this year's edition of the travelling event. The tour is smaller this year, with fewer bands overall and fewer "headline-worthy" acts at the top. "The bands ...

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GHOST Announces Part One Of Extensive Headline European Tour

Swedish occult rockers GHOST will play an extensive run of headline shows — covering a multitude of European countries — this coming November/December. The first of these dates have now been revealed: Nov. 16 - Germany, Cologne, Live Music Hall Nov. 18 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Den Atelier Nov. 19 - Swizerland, Geneva, L'Usine Nov. 20 ...

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TREMONTI And TRIVIUM To Co-Headline 2015 'HardDrive Live' Tour

The 2015 HardDrive Live Tour, sponsored by long-running new rock radio program "HardDrive", is set to hit the road this coming September.with co-headliners TREMONTI and TRIVIUM. The 33-city tour is scheduled to kick off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 9 and will run through October 20, when it will wrap up in Denver. Exclusive ...

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Video: Introducing 'New' GHOST Frontman PAPA EMERITUS III

A new one-minute clip in which Swedish occult rockers GHOST introduce their "new" singer, Papa Emeritus III, can be seen below. GHOST's June 3 warm-up show at at Doom in Linköping served as the group's live debut with Papa Emeritus III, the three-month-younger brother of GHOST's previous frontman, Papa Emeritus II. GHOST's third album, "Meliora", ...

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GHOST's Nameless Ghoul: 'We Go Into The Studio With The Intention Of Making The Best Record Possible'

PitCam.tv recently conducted an interview with a Nameless Ghoul of Swedish occult rockers GHOST at Berlin, Germany's Michelberger Hotel. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On GHOST's third album, "Meliora", which is a Latin word for "better," and whether it was GHOST's intention to ...

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GHOST's Nameless Ghoul Explains New Costumes

France's RockNLive recently conducted an interview with one of the nameless ghouls from Swedish occults rockers GHOST. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the band's new costumes, the nameless ghoul said: "This album ['Meliora'] takes place not at the same time as the last one. So we wanted it to ...

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