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WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced a partnership with WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM and the band's label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America. The Olympia, Washington-based group just finished an U.S. tour with BEHEMOTH and its new labelmates AT THE GATES and will conquer Europe with the ...

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SACRED REICH Rejoined By Ex-MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE MCCLAIN

Phoenix-based thrash metal veterans SACRED REICH have announced the return of drummer Dave McClain. McClain was a member of SACRED REICH from 1991 to 1995. He played on the "A Question" EP (1991) and the "Independent" (1993) and "Heal" (1996) albums before leaving to join MACHINE HEAD. SACRED REICH bassist/vocalist Phil Rind comments: "It is ...

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RAMMSTEIN's New Album Could Arrive In April

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN are tentatively scheduled to release their long-awaited new album in April 2019. The follow-up to 2009's "Liebe Ist Für Alle Da" is being mixed at a Los Angeles studio with Rich Costey, an American producer who has previously worked with MUSE, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and FRANZ FERDINAND, among others. RAMMSTEIN ...

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Authorized Biography Of KING'S X Due In February

"King's X: The Oral History", the definitive companion to one of the most acclaimed hard rock acts in the business, will be published on February 19, 2019 via Jawbone Press. Countless accolades have been bestowed upon KING'S X over the years, and, since their formation in 1980, they have grown to become one of the ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O'BRIEN Released From Jail

CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien has been released from jail, less than a week after he was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he burglarized a house and charged at a deputy with a knife. According to the Hillsborough ...

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SOILWORK Frontman On 'Verkligheten' Album: 'We Always Aim To Surprise Ourselves And Our Fans'

Metal Wani's Jake Patton recently conducted an interview with frontman Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK about the band's forthcoming studio album, "Verkligheten". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On still releasing studio albums over two decades since SOILWORK's formation: Björn: "I didn't really predict ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Frontman On 'Gravity' Album: 'We Were Just Trying To Challenge Ourselves'

Heavy magazine conducted an interview with BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE frontman Matt Tuck and bassist Jamie Mathias at this year's Good Things Festival, which was held Sunday, December 9 at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the experimental nature ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO On 'Judas' Success: 'We're Bigger In Every Country Than We Were The Album Before'

Metal Master Kingdom conducted an interview with FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho prior to the band's November 28 concert at The Rockpile in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how producer Johnny Andrews became involved in the songwriting process for the band's ...

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ACE FREHLEY Talks Politics: 'If You're An American And A Patriot, You Should Get Behind Your President'

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley recently appeared on the "Juliet: Unexpected" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview starts at the 3:11 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On working from home: Ace: "The last three or four records I've done, pretty much I've done from my home studio, so ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Releases Animated Music Video For 'Vultures'

ASKING ALEXANDRIA has released an animated music video for its latest single, "Vultures". The song is taken from ASKING ALEXANDRIA's self-titled fifth studio album, which was released in December 2017 via Sumerian Records. The disc marks the group's first full-length effort with singer Danny Worsnop since he rejoined ASKING ALEXANDRIA in the fall of 2016. ...

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SOILWORK Vocalist Says New Drummer BASTIAN THUSGAARD Was 'A Big Part' Of 'Verkligheten' Album

SOILWORK frontman Björn "Speed" Strid recently spoke with United Rock Nations. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the three-and-a-half year gap between the group's 2015 release, "The Ride Majestic", and forthcoming album, "Verkligheten": Björn: "I think the main reason was that we did so much ...

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OPETH Frontman Says Fans Can't 'Dictate' Group's Musical Direction: 'We Just Do What We Want To Do'

OPETH vocalist/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt recently spoke with Owais "Vitek" Nabi of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he's been enjoying OPETH's apparent time off: Mikael: "I don't think, in retrospect, that I took so much time off, because we went off tour ...

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Original MOTÖRHEAD Drummer PHIL 'PHILTHY ANIMAL' TAYLOR's LITTLE VILLAINS Album To Receive Posthumous Release

Fans all over the globe will be able to experience the distinctive and ferocious talent of late Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor one more time. LITTLE VILLAINS, who were formed in 2006 by MOTÖRHEAD's legendary drummer as well as James Childs (AVON, AIRBUS) and Owen Street of desert rockers WAXY and sludge unit VAILS, have revealed ...

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RIVAL SONS: Official Visualizer For 'Feral Roots' Title Track

Long Beach, California's RIVAL SONS have released an official visualizer for the title track of their much-anticipated new album, "Feral Roots", which arrives everywhere on January 25 via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records. The clip was shot by RIVAL SONS vocalist Jay Buchanan and Steven Bradley in the woods of Franklin, Tennessee. "Feral Roots" was produced ...

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