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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Announces Fall 2016 U.S. Headlining Tour

Veteran Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, currently on tour in Europe, have announced the first batch of dates for year-end headlining dates as part of their the "Touring the Forbidden Territories Tour 2016/7". Joining FLOTSAM on the run will be old and new friends in the form of Texas old-schoolers HELSTAR and Bay Area thrash ...

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Live Vol. 2 - SAINT VITUS

As Scott Reagers has officially rejoined doom icons SAINT VITUS for a third stint, the band releases a limited-edition sequel to their prior "Live" album, simply titled "Live Vol. 2". What do you get this time around other than a last chance to hear Scott "Wino" Weinrich front his alma mater—assuming prior history doesn't repeat ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Entire Performance In Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's entire September 30 performance at the Zal Ozhidaniya club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. AMARANTHE's new album, "Maximalism", will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing ...

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Listen To New CROWBAR Song 'Plasmic And Pure'

New Orleans sludge masters CROWBAR will release their eleventh album, "The Serpent Only Lies", on October 28. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with bands like HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM. The second song from "The Serpent Only Lies", titled "Plasmic And Pure", can be streamed below. "The ...

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TODD LA TORRE: QUEENSRŸCHE Is 'Way Happier With GEOFF TATE Gone And Me In The Band'

Metal Wani's Jake Patton recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On QUEENSRŸCHE's heavy touring schedule: Todd: "We're constantly touring throughout the entire year. People always say, 'When do you get off tour?' And it's like, ...

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ANTHRAX Performs 'Aftershock' Song For First Time Since 1985 (Video)

ANTHRAX performed the song "Aftershock" live for the first time since 1985 during their very special concert this past Friday, September 16 at Brooklyn, New York's Saint Vitus Bar. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be seen below. "Aftershock" originally appeared on ANTHRAX's sophomore album, "Spreading The Disease", which came out in October 1985. ...

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STUCK MOJO: Multi-Camera Footage Of Entire 2014 Reunion Concert

Multi-camera, semi-professionally filmed video footage of STUCK MOJO's December 26, 2014 reunion concert at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. The rap/metal pioneers' lineup for the show included Rich "The Duke" Ward on guitar, Bonz on vocals, Corey Lowery on bass and Frank Fontsere on drums. This marked the first time Rich, ...

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METALLICA: Official Trailer For 'Back To The Front' Book

"Metallica: Back To The Front", the definitive story of METALLICA's classic 1986 album "Master Of Puppets" and the tour that followed its release, hits bookstores and online sellers on September 13. A very special Collector's Edition of the book was made available two weeks earlier on August 30 through Metallica.com and MoonriseMedia.net. A new trailer ...

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SAINT VITUS: Listen To Entire 'Live Vol. 2' Album

The godfathers of American doom SAINT VITUS will release a new live album, "Live Vol. 2", on September 23 via Season Of Mist. You can now listen to the entire effort below. "Live Vol. 2" track listing: 01. War Is Our Destiny 02. Look Behind You 03. Let Them Fall 04. The Bleeding Ground 05. ...

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KYNG To Release 'Breathe In The Water' Album In October

Southern California rock trio KYNG will release its new studio album, "Breathe In The Water", on October 7 via Razor & Tie. Produced by Machine (LAMB OF GOD, CLUTCH), the disc was recorded at The Machine Shop Recording Studio in Austin, Texas and is the follow-up to 2014's "Burn The Serum". The album is available ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Release New Live Album

Having toured with METALLICA, WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, SCORPIONS and many other artists since their inception in the early '80s, ARMORED SAINT has always been a highly regarded live act — not only in their hometown of Los Angeles, but also around the world. The only official release to capture this, however, is 1989's live album ...

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New Song Premiere: CROWBAR's 'Falling While Rising'

New Orleans sludge masters CROWBAR will release their eleventh album, "The Serpent Only Lies", on October 28. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with bands like HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM. The first song from "The Serpent Only Lies", titled "Falling While Rising", can be streamed below. "'Falling ...

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GEOFF TATE Was 'Honored' To Be Asked To Sing With DISTURBED

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate joined DISTURBED on stage on August 20 at the Pain In The Grass festival at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn, Washington to perform the DISTURBED song "Who Taught You How To Hate". They were accompanied by ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti and SAINT ASONIA bassist ...

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CROWBAR To Release 'The Serpent Only Lies' Album In October

New Orleans sludge masters CROWBAR will release their eleventh album, "The Serpent Only Lies", on October 28. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with bands like HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM. Said CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein: "I intentionally went back and listened to a lot of old CROWBAR ...

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METALLICA Members Look Back On 'Master Of Puppets' Album (Video)

"Metallica: Back To The Front", the definitive story of METALLICA's classic 1986 album "Master Of Puppets" and the tour that followed its release, hits bookstores and online sellers on September 13. A very special Collector's Edition of the book will be available two weeks earlier on August 30 through Metallica.com and MoonriseMedia.net. A new two-minute ...

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CROWBAR's Next Album To Arrive At The End Of September

On July 25, Metal Wani's Jackie Mtz conducted an interview with CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein at the Mesa, Arizona stop of the band's "One Foot In The Grave" tour with CARCASS. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the status of CROWBAR's follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry ...

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CARCASS And DEAFHEAVEN To Join Forces For U.S. Tour

CARCASS and DEAFHEAVEN will join forces for a U.S. co-headlining tour in the fall. Opening all shows will be INTER ARMA. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m. The dates are as follows: Nov. 07 - Baton Rouge, LA @ The Varsity Theatre Nov. 09 - Birmingham, AL @ Iron City Nov. ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces Fall U.S. Tour

EVANESCENCE will embark on a U.S. tour in the fall. The trek kicks off October 28 in Dallas, Texas and wraps November 23 in Huntington, New York. Tickets for the trek go on sale August 26, with a fan club pre-sale scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time. "Just when you thought I was ...

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