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SOILWORK: 'Death Resonance' Cover Art, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. Commented SOILWORK singer Björn 'Speed' Strid: "The cover for 'Death Resonance' is made ...

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MESHIAAK Feat. Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE: 'Drowning, Fading, Falling' Video Released

"Drowning, Fading, Falling", the new video from MESHIAAK, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming debut album, "Alliance Of Thieves", which will be released on August 19 via Mascot. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY's Jingletown Recording Studios in Oakland, California. Based in Melbourne, Australia, MESHIAAK features veteran extreme ...

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TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, KORN, DISTURBED, SLAYER Set For AFTERSHOCK Festival

An awe-inspiring, momentous music lineup led by iconic bands TOOL (in a rare U.S. festival appearance) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD has been unveiled for the fifth annual Monster Energy Aftershock, which returns to Sacramento, California's Discovery Park Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23. California's biggest rock festival will feature over 35 bands on three stages ...

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TOOL Announces October Shows

TOOL has announced three headlining shows for October. The dates are as follows: Oct. 24 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverick Center Oct. 26 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center Oct. 28 - Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena A variety of ticketing options, as well as special VIP packages, are available. More details ...

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RINGWORM To Release 'Snake Church' Album In July

Cleveland quintet RINGWORM will release its eighth full-length album, "Snake Church", on July 29 via Relapse. After having converted metalheads and hardcore fans alike with their intense, no-holds-barred live shows and consistently punishing albums over the course of the last 25-plus years, RINGWORM once again prove that they are in a league of their own ...

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CHEVELLE: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

CHEVELLE has set "The North Corridor" as the title of its next studio album, tentatively due in July. The CD was helmed by Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The first single from the effort, "Joyride ...

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AVATAR Releases 'The Eagle Has Landed' Music Video

Swedish metallers AVATAR have debuted yet another visually stunning music video, for their track "The Eagle Has Landed". Directed by longtime collaborator Johan Carlén, this is the first official music video we've seen from the band from their upcoming album, "Feathers & Flesh", which will be released on Friday, May 13 via Another Century in ...

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Update On New TOOL Album

The moderator of TOOL's official web site recently visited the band's rehearsal loft and offered an update on the progress of their long-awaited new album. He wrote: "At this stage of the writing/arranging process... there are only a couple of 'shorter' songs left to complete (?), along with a segue or two or three." He ...

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VOLBEAT: Video Footage Of Studio Sessions For New Album

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have finished mixing their sixth full-length album with Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL, CHEVELLE and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The follow-up to 2013's "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" was once again co-produced by Rob Caggiano, ...

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Hear AVATAR's New Radio Single 'The Eagle Has Landed'

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release their new concept album, "Feathers & Flesh", on Friday, May 13 via Another Century in Europe and Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Canada. The first official radio single from the CD, "The Eagle Has Landed", can be streamed below. "You've heard Owl's hunting hymn. Now it's time for ...

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SLAYER/EXODUS Guitarist GARY HOLT Talks About Having His Own Blood Used To Paint Signature ESP Guitar

At this year's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, groundbreaking blood-wielding surrealist Vincent Castiglia and SLAYER/EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt officially revealed a custom-painted Gary Holt signature ESP electric guitar, detailed completely with Holt's very own blood. The blood was drawn from Holt backstage after a SLAYER show on Long Island, New York. Castiglia collected 18 vials, ...

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