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SKINLAB Signs With ART IS WAR RECORDS

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterasn SKINLAB have inked a deal with Art Is War Records. The newly launched full-service label is providing artist services with physical and digital distribution in partnership with Amplified Distribution. SKINLAB is putting the finishing touches on its fifth studio album for a 2019 release. Lucas Joyner, CEO of Art ...

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SKINLAB: 'Dead Tomorrow' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Dead Tomorrow" from reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB can be seen below. The track was produced by 36 CRAZYFISTS guitarist Steve Holt and marks the first new music from the band since 2009's "The Scars Between Us" album. SKINLAB will kick off a short southwestern run, ...

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SKINLAB Rejoined By Guitarist STEVE 'SNAKE' GREEN

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake. The news comes ahead of the band's first live activities of 2018, the "Brothers In Blood Tour", also featuring PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. "We are very excited to announce that our brother Snake ...

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SKINLAB Releases First New Music In Eight Years

"End Of Silence", a brand new song from reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, can be streamed below. The track marks the first new music from the band since 2009's "The Scars Between Us" album. SKINLAB says: "We are excited to share the first new music in nearly ten years. Just a taste of ...

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OVERKILL And CROWBAR To Join Forces For 2017 'Metal Alliance Tour'

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will headline the 2017 edition of the "Metal Alliance Tour". Support on the trek will come from New Orleans native doom/sludge band CROWBAR, Colorado thrash metal stalwarts HAVOK, technical thrash metal band BLACK FAST and INVIDIA, the group featuring former members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and SKINLAB. The ...

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Reactivated SKINLAB Announces West Coast, East Coast Dates

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB will hit the road this summer, following up a string of spring West Coast dates celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album, "Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded". The East Coast run of shows will kick off on May 31 in Boston, Massachusetts and will feature support from PRODUCT ...

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MATT SNELL: 'FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Was A Great Run For Me'

RadChad of Maximum Threshold Radio conducted an interview with former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and current INVIDIA bassist Matt Snell before the latter band's October 18 concert at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about his time in FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, Snell said: "FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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Reunited Original Lineup Of SKINLAB To Record New Album

The original lineup of San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB has reformed and is booking select shows where it will perform its 1997 debut album, "Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded", in its entirety. Steev Esquivel (vocals, bass), Paul Hopkins (drums), Gary Wendt (guitar) and Mike Roberts (guitar) have also announced plans to begin working on a ...

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INVIDIA Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist: New Drummer, Guitarist Announced

INVIDIA, the new band featuring former and current members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, IN THIS MOMENT and SKINLAB, has announced the addition of drummer Darren Badorine and guitarist Marcos Medina (SKINLAB, THE MEDINA GROOVES) to the group's ranks. INVIDIA has also signed a management deal with Music Gallery International. World-renowned producer and former MACHINE ...

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DOPESICK Feat. Ex-SKINLAB, MINISTRY Members: 'Ride The Night' Video

Oakland, California punk/hard rock outfit DOPESICK is a fresh name for many, but the band's members charge forward with quite the resume behind them. DOPESICK frontman/guitarist Adam Albright originally formed the band nearly two decades ago with the intention of touring while still performing with Bay Area post-thrash band SKINLAB, but this dream was abruptly ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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SLAYER, DEATH ANGEL, Ex-TESTAMENT Members Join Forces In FROM HELL

FROM HELL, the new horror heavy metal band featuring George Anderson (a.k.a. Aleister Sinn) on vocals and lead guitar, Paul Bostaph (SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS) on drums, Steve Smyth (NEVERMORE, TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN) on lead guitar and Damien Sisson (DEATH ANGEL) on bass, will release its debut album, "Ascent From Hell", on April 8 via Scourge Records. ...

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DEDVOLT Recording Debut Album

DEDVOLT, the Sacramento, California-based rock/metal band featuring SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel on guitar, has entered Trident Studios in Pacheco, California with producer Juan Urteaga to begin recording its debut album for an early 2014 release via via Felony1 Records. An eight-minute video clip featuring footage of the drum-tracking sessions for the DEDVOLT CD can be ...

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SOCIETY 1: More Footage From New EP Recording Sessions

SOCIETY 1 entered AM Recording Studios in late November with producer Raymond Herrera (FEAR FACTORY, ARKAEA, 3VOLUTION) and engineer Jeremy Blair (FEAR FACTORY, DEVILDRIVER, ZAKK WYLDE, GUNS N' ROSES) to begin recording a new six-song EP, "Screams Of A Sadist", for a 2013 release. Joining founding SOCIETY 1 member and vocalist Lord Zane in the ...

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