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NOVEMBERS DOOM Signs With PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS

Chicago death/doom metallers NOVEMBERS DOOM have inked a deal with Prophecy Productions. From early on, the band has left its mark on the global metal scene and become a renowned musical force. Formed in 1989 by vocalist and lyricist Paul Kuhr, it has evolved from mournfully slow compositions into an entity that defies categorization, combining ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Summer 2019 European Tour

SLIPKNOT will embark a month-long tour of Europe next summer. The band will perform at a number of festivals across the continent, including Download, Rock Am Ring, Graspop Metal Meeting and Resurrection. Speaking to Kerrang! about headlining Download alongside TOOL and DEF LEPPARD, SLIPKNOT's Shawn "Clown" Crahan stated: "If someone chooses to come ...

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Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response - REBEL WIZARD

The modern era of digital music platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud have opened up the channels of distribution for any musician with access to recording equipment and/or software. One of the side effects of this floodgate opening is the deluge of one-man bedroom and basement projects in all genres of music drowning listeners with ...

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Listen To New UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS Song 'Shockwave City'

"Shockwave City", a brand new song from UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Wasteland", which is due to be released on October 12 via Rise Above Records. The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making ...

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Listen To New UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS Song 'Stranger Tonight'

"Stranger Tonight", a brand new song from UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Wasteland", which is due to be released on October 12 via Rise Above Records. The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making ...

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SOULFLY: Fourth Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The fourth trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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MAX CAVALERA Praises 'Underrated' SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO: 'He's A True Guitar Hero'

Chris Akin of "The Classic Metal Show" recently conducted an interview with SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA) about the band's forthcoming studio album, "Ritual". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "throwback" nature of "Ritual" that re-introduces some of the tribal elements heard on the ...

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SOULFLY: Third Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The third trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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SOULFLY: 360-Degree Video For 'Ritual' Title Track

The official 360-degree video for the title track of "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran ...

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UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release 'Wasteland' Album In October

The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making extraordinary music since 2009. Now they return with their fifth full-length album. 47 minutes of vital, audacious and frequently bewildering heavy psychedelia, it bears the title "Wasteland" and is instantly recognizable as Starrs's most immersive and evocative body of ...

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SOULFLY: Second Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The second trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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SOULFLY: First Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The first trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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SOULFLY: 'Ritual' Album Details Revealed; First Single, 'Evil Empowered', Now Available

SOULFLY will release its eleventh album, "Ritual", on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). Additional booklet art was handled by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, ...

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ENDSEEKER Signs With METAL BLADE

Since 2015, the name ENDSEEKER has stood for the finest Swedish-styled death metal from Hamburg, Germany. It's hard as a fist and uncompromising — like binge drinking on St. Pauli — but with a big chunk of heart and soul to it. Metal Blade and ENDSEEKER are both excited to announce the signing of a ...

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BEHEMOTH And DIMMU BORGIR Members Are Recording Third BLACK RIVER Album

BLACK RIVER, the Polish punk/rock/metal band featuring BEHEMOTH's Tomasz "Orion" Wróblewski and DIMMU BORGIR's Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, has entered the studio to record its third album. After causing a stir with its 2008 debut release, "Black River", and equally powerful follow-up, "Black'N'Roll" (2009), it's high time for the exciting supergroup to unleash another musical assault. ...

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HATE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Polish death/black metallers HATE. Based in Warsaw, HATE has been praised by press and fans alike for years for creating lacerating and dark music, proven best on its current album, "Tremendum" (2017). The album saw Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko (vocals, guitars) utilize the dark aspects of the ...

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Y&T Announces Two Special Acoustic Shows

Iconic Bay Area rockers Y&T will play two special acoustic shows later this month. Be among the first to experience the newest Meniketti Wines (being released in July), enjoy an intimate Y&T acoustic set (performing some songs from the new acoustic CD), then hang out with frontman Dave Meniketti and his wife and Y&T manager ...

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Botswana's SKINFLINT To Release Fifth Album This Week

For many rock listeners, Gaborone, Botswana is not the first location one thinks of when it comes to the hometown of many heavy metal bands. But since 2006, the three-piece SKINFLINT has been making its hometown located in Southern Africa proud. On June 1, the group will issue its fifth, self-titled full-length release overall via ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Surprise New Single And Video, 'Distortion'

Japanese pop metal act BABYMETAL has released the official music video for a new song called "Distortion". The track was uploaded to BABYMETAL's official YouTube channel and became available on digital platforms such as iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify as a digital release. BABYMETAL fans will get their first chance to hear this new song ...

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Video Premiere: BULLET's 'Fuel The Fire'

Swedish metallers BULLET have released a new digital single and video for the song "Fuel The Fire". The track is also available as a limited seven-inch vinyl single with a cover version of ANGEL WITCH's "Dr. Phibes" on Side B. "Fuel The Fire" is taken from BULLET's new album, "Dust To Gold", which will be ...

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BULLET: 'Ain't Enough' Video Released

Swedish metallers BULLET will release their new album, "Dust To Gold", on April 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. The official video for the disc's first singe, "Ain't Enough", can be seen below. If you want to understand how BULLET works, you only have to take one look at the ancient tour bus that the five musicians have ...

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BULLET To Release 'Dust To Gold' Album In April

Swedish metallers BULLET will release their new album, "Dust To Gold", on April 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. If you want to understand how BULLET works, you only have to take one look at the ancient tour bus that the five musicians have been conquering the world with for years. The black, white and red 1964 Volvo ...

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SYMPHONY X To Begin Work On Follow-Up To 'Underworld'

New Jersey-based progressive metallers SYMPHONY X are tentatively scheduled to regroup next month to begin work on material for the follow-up to 2015's "Underworld" album. SYMPHONY X completed an extensive tour behind "Underworld" in 2016, including a U.S. run of shows with OVERKILL and a pair of headlining performances in Australia. Asked in a brand ...

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CYNIC Returns With First New Song In Four Years, 'Humanoid'

CYNIC has released a digital single titled "Humanoid". This song marks the first new music from the progressive pioneers since their 2014 full-length, "Kindly Bent To Free Us". Frontman Paul Masvidal comments: "'Humanoid' is a portrait of contrasts, like those between struggle and stillness, or the immediate against the limitless. Our Stargate is planet Earth ...

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