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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Begins Recording Eighth Album

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has entered the studio to begin recording its eighth album, due later in the year. The new disc is once again being helmed by Kevin Churko, the Canadian record producer/engineer and songwriter who currently lives in Las Vegas, where he works out of his private studio, The Hideout Recording Studio. Earlier ...

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SHINEDOWN Releases Piano Version Of 'Get Up'

SHINEDOWN has released a stunning new piano version of its anthemic single "Get Up", which has become a crossover hit and is about to break into the Top 30 at Hot AC after spending several weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart.The new stripped-down version, propelled by the undeniable power of frontman ...

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Listen To New DARKTHRONE Song 'The Hardship Of The Scots'

Black metal veterans DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Old Star", on May 31 via Peaceville. The band's first studio album since 2016's "Arctic Thunder" sees the Norwegian legends cut through six new epic tracks, taking in the best of the old school of heavy and extreme metal plus a large dose of doom-laden riffing, ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's entire April 19 concert at Adrenaline Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Featured songs: 0:00 Don't Need You 5:13 Over It 9:18 Your Betrayal 15:10 4 Words To Choke Upon 19:25 You Want A Battle? (Here's A War) 24:19 The Poison 28:22 Letting You Go ...

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VOIVOD Drummer: 'We Are Writing A New Album Right Now On The Road'

Prior to VOIVOD's performance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 5, drummer Michel "Away" Langevin spoke with Michael Nagy of KJAG Radio and Jag TV. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the key to the band's success: Michel: "Perseverance. It's 36 years of working hard on ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'I'm Committed To Christ'

Michael Sweet, singer, guitarist and primary songwriter of the openly Christian hard rock band STRYPER, says that he is tired of "being judged" by people who question his commitment to God. Even though STRYPER's third album, 1986's "To Hell With The Devil", made him and his bandmates the first contemporary Christian act to score a ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'Naysayer' Video Released

Death metal extremists MISERY INDEX have released an official music video for the song "Naysayer", taken from the band's latest album, "Rituals Of Power". The clip's arrival coincides with the launch of the group's European tour, which kicks off this Saturday, March 23 at Heidelberg Deathfest. MISERY INDEX will be supported by THE LION'S DAUGHTER ...

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DARKTHRONE To Release 'Old Star' Album In May

Black metal veterans DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Old Star", on May 31 via Peaceville. The band's first studio album since 2016's "Arctic Thunder" sees the Norwegian legends cut through six new epic tracks, taking in the best of the old school of heavy and extreme metal plus a large dose of doom-laden riffing, ...

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STRYPER Announces 'History' 2019 U.S. Tour

STRYPER will return to the road in May for the 2019 "History Tour - Greatest Hits & Covers That Influenced Our Generation". The trek comes on the heels of the band's yearlong "God Damn Evil" world tour, which concluded in Japan in February. "The music of our generation was and is timeless," says STRYPER frontman ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'The Choir Invisible' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "The Choir Invisible" from MISERY INDEX can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Rituals Of Power", which will be released on March 8 via Season Of Mist. The band comments: "'The Choir Invisible' is a euphemism for the dead, or those who ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'Rituals Of Power' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Rituals Of Power" from MISERY INDEX can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which will be released on March 8 via Season Of Mist. The band comments: "'Rituals Of Power' is a disavowal and warning against the consequences of our ...

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Why STRYPER Hasn't Opened For Any Bigger Rock Bands On Tour

Michael Sweet says that STRYPER hasn't toured with many bigger bands because the openly Christian group hasn't been able to secure support slots with any musically compatible artists. "We're asked all the time, 'Why don't you open for other bands?'" the STRYPER frontman wrote on his Facebook page earlier today. "Well, we've submitted our name ...

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DAWN FADES: 'Freeze' Video Released

"Freeze", the new video from the Los Angeles based post-metal group DAWN FADES, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released on February 8, 2019 via Metal Assault Records. Metal Assault has worked with DAWN FADES for a couple of its events in the L.A. ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'New Salem' Video

"New Salem", a brand new video from MISERY INDEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Rituals Of Power", which will be released on March 8, 2019 via Season Of Mist. MISERY INDEX comments on the track: "'New Salem' sums up perfectly the lyrical vitriol and musical dynamics featured ...

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Listen To DAWN FADES Song 'Lean' From Upcoming Debut Album

"Lean", a song from the Los Angeles based post-metal group DAWN FADES, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released on February 8, 2019 via Metal Assault Records. Metal Assault has worked with DAWN FADES for a couple of its events in the L.A. area ...

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MISERY INDEX To Release 'Rituals Of Power' Album In March

MISERY INDEX will release its new album, "Rituals Of Power", on March 8, 2019 via Season Of Mist. The band comments: "'Rituals Of Power' is a disavowal and warning against the consequences of our so-called 'post-truth' age. Each of the nine songs revolves loosely around this theme, yet each track also stands very much on ...

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NIGHT RANGER's JACK BLADES: 'There's Nothing Worse To Me Than A Musician Getting Up On A Soapbox And Starting To Lecture People'

NIGHT RANGER bassist/vocalist Jack Blades recently spoke with the Salisbury, Maryland radio station Classic Rewind 949 JackFM. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what keeps the band motivated: Jack: "I'm a musician. It's in my blood. This is what I do as a career. Brad ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says USA Has 'Never Had Innocence' In Jab At DONALD TRUMP's 'Make America Great Again' Slogan

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that he doesn't understand why people get so upset by celebrities using their fame and status to bring attention to contemporary political issues. "Look, everybody has opinions," he told Landry.Audio (hear audio below). "I see it online. I'll see entertainers — whether they're musicians or actors or whoever… painters; it ...

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