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SKELETONWITCH To Release New Album In The Spring

Ohio-based blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH will release their first full-length album in over four years in the spring of 2018 via Prothestic Records. The disc is being recorded with producer Kurt Ballou (CHELSEA WOLFE, HIGH ON FIRE, KVELERTAK) at his GodCity Studio. The effort will be mixed by Fredrik Nordström (OPETH's "Blackwater Park", AT THE GATES' ...

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Psychotic Symphony - SONS OF APOLLO

Since leaving DREAM THEATER seven years ago, Mike Portnoy has been remarkably prolific, having formed several supergroups (THE WINERY DOGS, FLYING COLORS, METAL ALLEGIANCE) while continuing to serve as Neal Morse's percussionist-in-crime on multiple albums and tours. In addition, he's toured extensively with TWISTED SISTER and AVENGED SEVENFOLD; he's recorded and performed with ADRENALINE MOB ...

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Watch DANZIG Perform At 'Blackest Of The Black' Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of DANZIG's performance at this year's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" festival, which took place May 26-27 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California, can be seen below. The two-day event featured over twenty artists — including MINISTRY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY — with DANZIG serving as headliner ...

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DANZIG, MINISTRY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, ATREYU, C.O.C., Others Confirmed For 'Blackest Of The Black' Festival

**Note**: An earlier version of this article listed FEAR FACTORY as one of the "Blackest Of The Black" participating bands. They are no longer scheduled to appear at the event. In addition, "Lucha Underground" wrestling stars will not be involved with this year's "Blackest Of The Black". DANZIG and MINISTRY are confirmed to perform at ...

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HATRIOT Releases 'Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed' Lyric Video

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HATRIOT have released the lyric video for a new demo song called "Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed". The track, which is one of the band's first to be recorded without EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, will be re-recorded for the band's upcoming album, tentatively due late next year. Says HATRIOT: "The ...

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Video Premiere: KVELERTAK's 'Svartmesse'

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have released the official music video for "Svartmesse", from their celebrated new LP "Nattesferd" which arrived this past May. The clip, which was directed by Torjus Førre Erfjord of Raindog Films, can be seen below. The band commented on the videos creation, stating: "It's made by our good friend Torjus Førre Erfjord ...

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SKELETONWITCH Recruits WOLVHAMMER's ADAM CLEMANS As New Singer

Ohio-based blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH have announced the addition of singer Adam Clemans (WOLVHAMMER) to the group's ranks. A new EP featuring Clemans was completed last month at Baltimore's Developing Nations studio with producer Kevin Bernsten (MAGRUDERGRIND, NOISEM, MUTILATION RITES) for a summer release via Prosthetic Records. SKELETONWITCH's new music can be previewed in a brief ...

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SKELETONWITCH Completes Recording New EP

SKELETONWITCH recently completed recording a new EP, the Ohio quintet's first new material since 2013's critically acclaimed "Serpents Unleashed". The as-yet-untitled release — tentatively due out this summer — was recorded last month with Kevin Bernsten at Baltimore's Developing Nations (NOISEM, MAGRUDERGRIND, MUTILATION RITES) and will feature the group's new vocalist, whose identity will be ...

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BARONESS: Entire 'Purple' Album Available For Streaming

BARONESS's fourth album, "Purple", is available for streaming in its entirety below. The CD will be released on December 18 through Abraxan Hymns). The "Purple" cover artwork was created by BARONESS frontman John Baizley. Baizley has done the artwork for all of BARONESS's releases as well as fine art and album art for bands including ...

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