integrity in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

SHOCK NARCOTIC Feat. Former THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Members: Debut Album Due In August

Detroit grind ensemble SHOCK NARCOTIC will release its debut full-length, "I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work", on August 16 via Housecore Records. Forged in 2018, SHOCK NARCOTIC features former THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Jeff Tuttle, CHILD BITE vocalist Shawn Knight, current SHIT LIFE/former THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER drummer Zach Gibson and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Death Becomes My Voice - RINGWORM

You don't need to be of any particular political persuasion to have noticed that civilization, if we can still call it that, is going through something of a sticky patch at present. As a result, you might expect to be bombarded with incredibly angry records by young bands protesting the state of things. And while ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

Jacoozzi - BRANT BJORK

Brant Bjork is revered as a legend in the niche, rock 'n' roll realm of fuzz 'n' filth—desert rock and stoner rock, that is. He has been involved with numerous projects during his career, even delving into hardcore punk early on. But he's primarily known for his work with the band from which QUEENS OF ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

TOXIC HOLOCAUST Signs With ENTERTAINMENT ONE

Portland thrash band TOXIC HOLOCAUST, led by frontman Joel Grind, has signed a worldwide record deal with Entertainment One (eOne). A new album will arrive later this year. "I am proud to announce that not only is the new album finished but also that I have joined the roster over at eOne...and I am in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Listen To New RINGWORM Song 'Dead To Me'

"Dead To Me", a new song from Cleveland's metallic hardcore legends RINGWORM, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Death Becomes My Voice", which will be released on May 3 via Relapse. The disc was recorded at Mercenary Studios and Spider Studios, mixed by Taylor Young (NAILS, TWITCHING TONGUES, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEAVY AS TEXAS Feat. EXHORDER Members: 'Blind' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Blind" from HEAVY AS TEXAS, the aggressive metal project featuring acclaimed guitarist Marzi Montazeri and vocalist Kyle Thomas — otherwise recognized as members of Louisiana-based metal pioneers EXHORDER (named by Spin as one of the "30 Greatest Thrash Bands of All Time") — can be seen below. The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

RINGWORM: 'Acquiesce' Video Released

Cleveland's metallic hardcore legends RINGWORM have shared the official video for "Acquiesce" less than one month before the release of their new album, "Death Becomes My Voice". The clip, directed by Don Tyler and RINGWORM vocalist James "Human Furnace" Bulloch, can be seen below. Bulloch says: "The 'Acquiesce' video is a sequel to the 'Shades ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ABBATH To Release 'Outstrider' Album In July

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will release its second album, "Outstrider", on July 5 via Season Of Mist. The disc was recorded at Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SWORN ENEMY: 'Prepare For Payback' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Prepare For Payback" from the the Queens, New York-based band SWORN ENEMY can be seen below. Says vocalist Sal Lococo: "'Prepare For Payback' just had that old SWORN ENEMY feel to it. It was very angry and hard as fuck, and definitely could've been the opening track on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'At This Particular Point In Our Lives, Playing The Heavier Stuff Is Appealing To Us'

Kirk Hammett says that METALLICA's "authenticity" and "integrity" are behind the overwhelming success of the band's 10th studio album, 2016's "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", and its extensive "WorldWired" tour, which have both been met with some of the best reviews of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame act's nearly 40-year career. "I think for right ...

Read more

Posted in: News

'Bohemian Rhapsody' Loses GLAAD Award Nomination Over BRYAN SINGER Accusations

QUEEN biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" has been dropped as a nominee for the outstanding film category at this year's annual GLAAD Media Awards following new sexual assault allegations against director Bryan Singer. Singer has consistently denied misconduct, and called yesterday's bombshell Atlantic exposé "a homophobic smear piece." "In light of the latest allegations against ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CARLOS SANTANA To Celebrate 'Supernatural' Album And WOODSTOCK Performance On 'Supernatural Now' Tour

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame guitarist Carlos Santana has announced he will hit the road with his band across North America this summer for the "Supernatural Now" tour. The three-month, 29-date celebration will commemorate two of the most important milestones in the iconic guitarist's career: the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking, multiple Grammy-winning album ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'The Four Horsemen' Performance From Rare Acoustic Show For Charity

METALLICA will release a limited-edition vinyl of "Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic At The Masonic" next month. The double album, mixed by Greg Fidelman and newly mastered for vinyl by Reuben Cohen at Bernie Grundman Mastering, documents the inaugural "Helping Hands" benefit concert held in San Francisco on November 3, 2018. "Helping Hands… Live & ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'Disposable Heroes' Performance From Rare Acoustic Show For Charity

METALLICA will release a limited-edition vinyl of "Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic At The Masonic" this winter. The double album, mixed by Greg Fidelman and newly mastered for vinyl by Reuben Cohen at Bernie Grundman Mastering, documents the inaugural "Helping Hands" benefit concert held in San Francisco on November 3. "Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA To Release 'Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic At The Masonic' In February

METALLICA, the All Within My Hands Foundation and its contributors commemorate Giving Tuesday with the launching of the pre-order for the limited-edition vinyl release of "Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic At The Masonic". The double album, mixed by Greg Fidelman and newly mastered for vinyl by Reuben Cohen at Bernie Grundman Mastering, documents the inaugural ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News