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CHRIS ADLER Explains His Absence From LAMB OF GOD Tour

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler says that he was forced to sit out some of the band's shows earlier this summer because he was undergoing physical and occupational therapy for injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident late last year. When it was announced in July that Adler would not join his bandmates on ...

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HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS Dies By Suicide

HUNTRESS singer Jill Janus has died by suicide. She was only 42 years old. Jill's family and bandmates have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Jill Janus — frontwoman for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS — passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime ...

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Watch HATEBREED, FEAR FACTORY, Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members Perform DOWN, FEAR FACTORY, CROWBAR Classics

Video footage of JASTA & FRIENDS, the solo project of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, performing on Sunday, August 12 at the U.K.'s Bloodstock Open Air festival, held in Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, can be seen below (courtesy of D.J. Pennell from TotalRock.com). Jasta's solo band for the current European tour includes FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Says Group Will Continue To Record And Release Albums: 'It Feels Good To Create New Music'

WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner recently appeared on the Wyoming radio station KUGR program "Let's Talk". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On WARRANT's m.o.: Erik: "We're all about having a good time. There's other bands that do politics and talk about religion and stuff like that, ...

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Watch JAMEY JASTA And DINO CAZARES Perform FEAR FACTORY's 'Replica' At BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of JASTA, the solo band of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, performing a cover version of FEAR FACTORY's "Replica" on August 9 at the Brutal Assault festival in Jaromer, Czech Republic can be seen below. Jasta's solo band for the current European tour includes FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and ...

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PRONG: Lyric Video For 'However It May End'

American power trio PRONG has released a lyric video for the song "However It May End", created by TheCutCartel in Toronto, Canada. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Zero Days", which was released in July 2017 via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was once again produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor, with trusted collaborator ...

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LAMB OF GOD's CHRIS ADLER To Sit Out SLAYER Tour

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler will sit out the band's upcoming tour dates with SLAYER. The North American trek, which also features ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT and NAPALM DEATH, is scheduled kick off tonight (Thursday, July 26) at Gilford, New Hampshire's Bank Of New Hampshire Pavilion. LAMB OF GOD said in a statement: "Due to unforeseen ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Returns With New Single, 'Rapture'

Two years after the release of the band's crushing debut album, "Buried In Violence" on Napalm Records, Wisconsin's PRODUCT OF HATE is back with the first taste of the next phase! "Rapture" is the first single from the group's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, for which they once again joined engineer Scott Creekmore (BROKEN HOPE, REPENTANCE) for ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman To Release Second ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Album, 'Stormcrow'

Burton C. Bell, frontman and founding member of FEAR FACTORY, has announced release plans for the second album from ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, his musical collaboration with John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, PRONG, FEAR FACTORY, MINISTRY). After returning from a 10-year hiatus, the pair's eagerly awaited album, "Stormcrow", is set for release via the PledgeMusic platform. ...

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Renowned Artist Manager And Bassist ROB 'BLASKO' NICHOLSON Launches 'A New Level' Podcast

Rob "Blasko" Nicholson is recognized internationally as the renowned current bassist for metal legend Ozzy Osbourne (and formerly for ROB ZOMBIE, DANZIG, PRONG and CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER), and also as a successful artist manager. Blasko's significant experience in both of these distinct roles certifies him with a unique perspective of the inner workings of the music ...

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PRONG Announces Summer 2018 European Dates With DEW-SCENTED

American power trio PRONG has announced a short 2018 European "Zero Days" summer tour, featuring a return to Reload Festival as well as a run of headline shows. DEW-SCENTED has been confirmed as special guest on most of the shows. PRONG founder Tommy Victor says: "PRONG and Europe is always something special. What would a ...

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TOMMY VICTOR On PRONG's Sound: 'We Wanted To Be Different; We Didn't Want To Be Part Of Any Particular Movement Or Genre'

Rene Botello of Rock All Photography conducted an interview with mainman Tommy Victor of American industrial metal power trio PRONG prior to the band's May 7 concert at House Of Rock in Corpus Christi, Texas, alongside HELMET. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PRONG's ...

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REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'Collide' Song

"Collide", the first song from REPENTANCE, the new band featuring former SOIL and DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass and STUCK MOJO frontman Robby J. Fonts, can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Mercenary Studios with Scott Creekmore (DIRGE WITHIN, LIONHEART, BROKEN HOPE) and mixed and mastered by Chris Collier (PRONG, LAST IN LINE, ...

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Cobra Speed Venom - THE CROWN

One the biggest buzzes in metal this year comes around Swedish death metal crushers THE CROWN. The group is on sure footing these days after returning in 2009 from a five-year hiatus. Johan Lindstrand reclaimed the mike in 2011, rejoining bassist Magnus Olsfelt and rhythm guitarist Marko Tervonen as THE CROWN celebrated its quarter century ...

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Video Premiere: MELVINS' 'Don't Forget To Breathe'

"Don't Forget To Breathe", the new Ava Hazelmyer-directed video from MELVINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which is being released today (Friday, April 20) via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff ...

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MELVINS: 'Embrace The Rub' Video Released

"Embrace The Rub", the new Mackie Osborne-directed video from MELVINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which will be released on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on ...

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Video Premiere: PRONG's 'Forced Into Tolerance'

American power trio PRONG has released the official music video for the song "Forced Into Tolerance". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Zero Days", which was released last July via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was once again produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor, with trusted collaborator Chris Collier as co-producer and engineer. "PRONG ...

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PRONG, W.A.S.P., Ex-TESTAMENT Members Honor SLAYER At 'Ultimate Jam Night' (Video)

"Ultimate Jam Night", the long-running weekly show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, honored SLAYER on Tuesday, March 13. Taking part in the even were the entire band PRONG (Tommy Victor, Jason Christopher and Art Cruz), former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian (TRAUMA), ex-TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Steve Smyth, Aquiles Priester (W.A.S.P., PRIMAL ...

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