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BORN OF OSIRIS To Release 'The Simulation' Album In January

BORN OF OSIRIS will release its new album, "The Simulation", on January 11, 2019 via Sumerian Records. A music video for the song "The Accursed" can be seen below. Guitarist Lee McKinney states: "The first single and video for 'The Accursed' plays exactly off of the album titles and themes. People are stuck and addicted ...

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ABBATH To Begin Recording Second Album Next Month

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will enter Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway on December 3 to begin recording its second album. Helming the effort will be producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among others. ABBATH's sophomore ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER: 'We've Turned Into A Society Of Snowflakes Where People Are Just Weak And Entitled'

Dr. Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna of Appetite For Disruption recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On having to make tough decisions as the leader of ICED EARTH: "Well, there's a myriad of tough decisions that take ...

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STATIC-X Bassist Says 'Project Regeneration' Is 'The Send-Off WAYNE STATIC Deserves'

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos has addressed "questions and misinformation surrounding the dynamics" of his relationship with the band's frontman Wayne Static, particularly in the years prior to Wayne's tragic passing in 2014. Static founded STATIC-X in 1994 and achieved commercial success with the band's 1999 debut, "Wisconsin Death Trip", which included the rock radio hit ...

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BLESSTHEFALL Releases 'Wishful Sinking' Video

BLESSTHEFALL's video for the song "Wishful Sinking" can be seen below. The clip, which is bathed in purple tones, pulsates with the band's performance energy. Frontman Beau Bokan said: "'Wishful Sinking' is a particularly special song, because it was the first one we wrote with our producer Tyler Smyth. For us, the song is a ...

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Listen To New GRETA VAN FLEET Song 'Anthem'

"Anthem", a brand new song from Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEETJake Kiszka (guitar), Sam Kiszka (bass, keyboards), Josh Kiszka (vocals) and Danny Wagner (drums) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", which will be released on October 19 via Lava/Republic Records. ...

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The Wake - VOIVOD

VOIVOD burst out of Quebec, Canada in the early eighties with a gritty style that was rooted in heavy metal. The unit was an absolute powerhouse, and rightfully revered as such from the get-go. But the band's magnificence became clear as it found its true self toward the end of that decade. The thrash powerhouse ...

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SLASH Talks Playing 'Chinese Democracy' Song 'Better', VELVET REVOLVER's 'Slither' With GUNS N' ROSES

One highlight of GUNS N' ROSES' concerts during the "Not In This Lifetime" tour has been the "Chinese Democracy" track "Better", which features an intro that doesn't appear on the album version of the song. Guitarist Slash says it's only natural that the song's live rendition sounds different with him and bassist Duff McKagan performing ...

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Watch SLIPKNOT, Ex-SHINEDOWN Members Cover SEPULTURA At 'Metal Fest: A Tribute To Roadrunner Records' Event

Jay Weinberg (SLIPKNOT), David Sanchez (HAVOK) and Jasin Todd (formerly of SHINEDOWN) are among the more than 50 musicians who took part in "Metal Fest: A Tribute To Roadrunner Records" on September 20 at The Basement East in Nashville, Tennessee. Video footage of Weinberg, Sanchez, Todd and Brandon Bruce (TIME TRAP) performing cover versions of ...

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Listen To New MASTER Song 'Replaced'

"Replaced", a brand new song from Death metal veterans MASTER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming full-length album, "Vindictive Miscreant", which will be released on November 28 via Transcending Obscurity Records. According to a press release, "Vindictive Miscreant" is "the perfect encapsulation of [MASTER's] trademark gritty sound backed with ...

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Listen To New GRETA VAN FLEET Song 'Lover, Leaver'

"Lover, Leaver", a brand new song from Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEETJake Kiszka (guitar), Sam Kiszka (bass, keyboards), Josh Kiszka (vocals) and Danny Wagner (drums) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", which will be released on October 19 via Lava/Republic ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: 'You Can't Kill My Rock 'N Roll' Video Released

"You Can't Kill My Rock 'N Roll", the new Max Ljungberg-directed video from Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's 11th studio album, which is being released today (Friday, September 21) via Gain Music Entertainment. The disc consists of 12 ear-splitting anthems that drive ...

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METALLICA To Play Rare Acoustic Set For Charity In San Francisco

A little over 18 months ago, METALLICA announced the formation of All Within My Hands (AWMH), a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation focused on creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of hunger and workforce education and encouraging volunteerism. Now the band and everyone on the All Within My Hands board are excited to celebrate the foundation's ...

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Listen To New MASTER Song 'Stand Up And Be Counted'

"Stand Up And Be Counted", a brand new song from Death metal veterans MASTER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming full-length album, "Vindictive Miscreant", which will be released on November 28 via Transcending Obscurity Records. According to a press release, "Vindictive Miscreant" is "the perfect encapsulation of [MASTER's] trademark ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET: 'Anthem Of The Peaceful Army' Album Details Revealed; 'Watching Over' Single Available

Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEETJake Kiszka (guitar), Sam Kiszka (bass, keyboards), Josh Kiszka (vocals) and Danny Wagner (drums) — will release their debut album, "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", on October 19 via Lava/Republic Records. Fans who pre-order the album will receive an instant-grat track, the brand new song "Watching Over", which can ...

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Listen To Title Track Of MASTER's New Album, 'Vindictive Miscreant'

Death metal veterans MASTER will release their new full-length album, "Vindictive Miscreant", on November 28 via Transcending Obscurity Records. The disc's title track can now be streamed below. According to a press release, "Vindictive Miscreant" is "the perfect encapsulation of [MASTER's] trademark gritty sound backed with experience and skills. Few bands were able to continue ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: 'AD/HD' Video

"AD/HD", the new Max Ljungberg-directed video from Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 11th studio album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N Roll", which will be released on September 21 via Gain Music Entertainment. The disc consists of 12 ear-splitting anthems that drive home the ...

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ALDO NOVA Returns With First Album In More Than 30 Years

On October 19, Canadian guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer Aldo Nova will release his first new album release in over three decades. Titled "2.0" (Megaforce), it's a collection of supercharged reinventions of six classic songs off his self-titled smash debut, plus one new original, "I'm A Survivor", initially written for FOREIGNER singer Lou Gramm. ...

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STEVE WHITEMAN On KIX's Live Performances: 'Everybody Has Worked Hard At Staying In Shape And Keeping Their Looks'

"President Brad" of Yarg Metal conducted an interview with frontman Steve Whiteman of Maryland rockers KIX prior to their June 22 concert at Club X in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KIX's current live performances: Steve: "Everybody's kept ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA: 'We're Not Metal; We Never Really Were Metal'

GODSMACK front man was recently interviewed by Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On their current co-headlining summer tour with SHINEDOWN: Sully: "Between us and SHINEDOWN, I really feel like we've put together a great ...

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GODSMACK Hopes To Embark On Special 20th-Anniversary Tour In 2019

iRock Radio conducted an interview with GODSMACK guitarist Tony Rombola and drummer Shannon Larkin at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which took place last month in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about GODSMACK's initial plans to celebrate the 20th-anniversary of the release of the band's debut album in ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA On 'When Legends Rise': 'We Really Feel This Is Probably The Best Record We've Written Since Our First Album'

Mindy Novotny of Milwaukee FM radio station 102.9 The Hog recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's new "When Legends Rise" studio album: Sully: "It's an expansion from what we've done ...

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