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PROPHETS OF RAGE's Debut Album Makes Global Impact

PROPHETS OF RAGE's self-titled debut album, released on September 15 by Fantasy Records, scored top chart entries in multiple countries across the globe in its first week. The album sold more than 21,000 copies in the U.S., entering Billboard's Top 200 Album chart at No. 16. The set's strong international chart showings include a No. ...

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The Rise of Chaos - ACCEPT

One of metal's most enduring tropes is devastation. While much of this horror and calamity is figuratively conveyed through bombastic, guitar and drum-driven textures, metal historically tends to hold an ugly reflection against what's happening in the world. Two notable past metal classics were released during the first Bush administration, particularly its affiliated desert conflicts ...

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Add Violence - NINE INCH NAILS

Many have been eagerly awaiting "Add Violence" since Trent Reznor said we should expect a trilogy of Eps; the first, "Not the Actual Events", surfaced in December of 2016. Though Reznor is the infamous heart and soul of NINE INCH NAILS, he is rejoined by his longtime collaborator/cowriter Atticus Ross, the duo has worked on ...

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OTHERWISE Releases Video For 'Angry Heart'

"Angry Heart", the new video from Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's third full-length album, "Sleeping Lions", which is being released today (Friday, September 22) via Century Media. The conceptual clip is a dynamic, new look visually for the band, as they all acted in this ...

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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: Listen To 'Bridge Of Broken Lies' Song

The song "Bridge Of Broken Lies" from SWEET & LYNCH — the band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of STRYPER, legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from SWEET & ...

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Video Premiere: PROPHETS OF RAGE's 'Hail To The Chief'

"Hail To The Chief", the new video from PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, PUBLIC ENEMY and CYPRESS HILL, can be seen below. The track is taken from PROPHETS OF RAGE's self-titled debut album, which wasreleased on September 15 via Fantasy Records. The disc was recorded with legendary producer ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Lyric Video For 'Inside/Outside' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Inside/Outside" from Jeff Scott Soto can be seen below. The track is taken from his new album, "Retribution", which will be released on November 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. Co-written and produced together with Jeff Scott Soto alumni Howie Simon, "Retribution" is Jeff's sixth proper solo studio album ...

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Video Premiere: THE SHAPE's 'The World Away'

"The World Away", the new video from the alternative metal act THE SHAPE, can be seen below. The song is the title cut of the Connecticut band's fourth studio album, which was released on August 4 via DME/Monolithic Recordings. THE SHAPE vocalist/guitarist Brian Almeida stated about the song and video: "For 'The World Away', it ...

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MARK TORNILLO Says He Was 'Extremely Nervous' Replacing UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER In ACCEPT

Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mark Tornillo of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether new ACCEPT members Christopher Williams (drums) and Uwe Lulis (guitars) contributed to the band's new album, "The Rise Of Chaos": ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Making Of 'Retribution' Album (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Retribution", the new album from Jeff Scott Soto, can be seen below. It has been fifteen years since Frontiers first partnered up with Soto on a release and in celebration of that anniversary, Frontiers Music Srl will release the new new disc from Jeff on November 10. Co-written and ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: First Trailer For 'Kingslayer' Album

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 24 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). The first trailer for "Kingslayer" can be seen below. "Kingslayer" track ...

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Listen To New PROPHETS OF RAGE Song 'Strength In Numbers'

"Strength In Numbers", a new song from PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, PUBLIC ENEMY and CYPRESS HILL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from PROPHETS OF RAGE's self-titled debut album, which will be released on September 15 via Fantasy Records. The disc was recorded with legendary ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist: 'As Long As The Fans Don't Get Tired Of What We're Doing, I Think We're Doing Fine'

Sweden's Metal Covenant recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" album was designed to be an extension of the band's previous effort, 2014's "Blind ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Toe To Toes'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" will be made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on October 27. Three of the songs on "Cold Dark Place""North ...

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SKYCLAD Releases Video For 'Starstruck?'

The official video for the song "Starstruck?" from British metallers SKYCLAD can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Forward Into The Past", which came out on April 28 in Europe on Listenable Records. Vocalist Kevin Ridley comments: "As part of our continuing promotion for the new album, 'Forward Into ...

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