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GOJIRA Completes Mixing New Album

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have finished mixing their long-awaited new album for a tentative spring release via Roadrunner. The follow-up to 2012's "L'Enfant Sauvage" was recorded at Silver Cord, the new New York-based recording studio designed and owned by the band's guitarist/vocalist, Joseph Duplantier, and was mixed with the help of Johann Meyer, GOJIRA's sound ...

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CROWBAR's New Album Will Have 'Old-School Feel,' Says KIRK WINDSTEIN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein told Revolver magazine about the songwriting process for the band's next CD: "I ...

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MEGADETH's 'Dystopia' Lands At No. 3 On U.S. Chart

MEGADETH's new album, "Dystopia", debuted at No. 3 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 49,000 equivalent album units in the week ending January 28. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). In ...

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GOJIRA Filming New Video In New York City

French progressive metallers GOJIRA are filming a video for an as-yet-undisclosed song from their forthcoming album in New York City. A still photo from the shoot can be seen below. GOJIRA's follow-up to 2012's "L'Enfant Sauvage" is tentatively due this spring via Roadrunner. In a 2015 interview with Rocksverige.se, GOJIRA frontman Jospeh Duplantier ...

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CROWBAR To Begin Recording New Album In February

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein recently told the "Thunder Underground" podcast that he hoped the band's next album ...

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MEGADETH's 'Dystopia' Projected To Sell 43K-48K First Week

According to music industry web site Hits Daily Double, MEGADETH's new album, "Dystopia", is likely to sell between 43,000 and 48,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The SPS figure is expected to be between 44,000 and 49,000. SPS, a practice used by Billboard magazine, stands for "sales plus streaming," ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says Musicianship On 'Dystopia' Is 'Huge Step Forward' From Past Couple Of Records

In a brand new interview with Bass Player magazine, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson spoke about the lineup changes that occurred before the recording of the band's latest album, "Dystopia". He said: "The fans really embraced [previous MEGADETH members] Chris [Broderick, guitar] and Shawn [Drover, drums] and what they did in this band. It ...

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GOJIRA: 'From Mars To Sirius' Limited-Edition Tenth-Anniversary Box Set Due In February

Listenable will release a limited-edition tenth-anniversary box set version of GOJIRA's "From Mars To Sirius" album on February 12. It will include: * Exclusive cassette of "From Mars To Sirius", only available in this box. * Four never-revealed prints of GOJIRA frontman Joe Duplantier's sketches made before the final cover art * Exclusive artwork flag ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Is Reconsidering His Decision To Never Play 'The Conjuring' Again

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that he is reconsidering his decision to never play the band's 1986 song "The Conjuring" again, explaining that he wouldn't mind reintroducing the track at MEGADETH's live shows "as long as it doesn't hurt anybody." Mustaine wrote in his autobiography, "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir", that he practiced black magic ...

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Inside MEGADETH's Virtual Reality Adventure

Pioneer thrash rock band MEGADETH will give its fans the ultimate cutting edge experience in Virtual Reality. The band recently headed into a special Virtual Reality set-up with director Blair Underwood where they performed and film five songs from their upcoming album "Dystopia": "Fatal Illusion", "Dystopia", "The Threat Is Real", "Poisonous Shadows" and "Post American ...

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TRIVIUM: PAUL WANDTKE Drum-Cam Footage From U.S. Tour

New TRIVIUM drummer Paul Wandtke made his live debut with the band on December 5, 2015 at Knotfest in Mexico. Drum-cam footage of Wandtke performing live TRIVIUM during the band's latest U.S. tour can be seen below. Wandtke previously drummed for the hit musical "Rock Of Ages" and sat behind the kit for KILL HANNAH ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'Dystopia' 'Wouldn't Have Turned Out As Good' With NICK MENZA And MARTY FRIEDMAN

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that the band's new album, "Dystopia", "wouldn't have turned out as good" as it did had MEGADETH gone through with its attempted reunion of the group's classic "Rust In Peace" lineup. Mustaine tried to re-team with drummer Nick Menza and guitarist Marty Friedman for the making of "Dystopia", but instead ...

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Video: BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI, CARLA Perform PANTERA, DROWNING POOL Covers At 'Ultimate Jam Night'

BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey performed a cover version of PANTERA's "Fucking Hostile" during this past Wednesday night's (January 13) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Joining them on stage were Ira Black (LIZZY BORDEN, DEATH DIVISION), Jason Christopher (PRONG, COREY TAYLOR) and Henry Flury (BUTCHER BABIES), among ...

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MEGADETH: 'Dystopia' Title Track Available For Streaming

The title track of MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia", can be streamed below. Due on January 22, 2016, the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" was recorded last year in Nashville, Tennessee and was produced by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. The CD was mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD, ...

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GOJIRA: New Video Footage From The Studio

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have uploaded new video footage from the recording sessions for their forthcoming follow-up to 2012's "L'Enfant Sauvage" album. Check out the clip below. In a 2015 interview with Rocksverige.se, GOJIRA frontman Joseph Duplantier stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's next CD: "We record demos, ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW: 'Your Last Breath' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Your Last Breath" from DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) — can be seen below. The song is taken from DEVIL YOU KNOW's sophomore album, "They Bleed Red", which was released on November ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'We're Very Much A Band Of The People, By The People, For The People'

Chris Annunziata of the "Metal Teddy Bear Experience" show, which airs on the New Jersey radio station WMSC 90.3 Montclair State University, recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing and ...

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