suicide-silence in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

MYRKUR On Criticism From Black Metal Scene: 'I Respect Passion, Even If It's Against Me'

Metalshop TV conducted an interview with Danish post-black metal multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Myrkur (real name: Amalie Bruun) at this year's Brutal Assault festival, which was held last weekend in Jaromer, Czech Republic. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what inspires her: Myrkur: "My main ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Story continues after advertisement

PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Set For Next Year's SHIPROCKED

A spectacular music lineup has been announced for ShipRocked 2019, celebrating a decade of rock 'n' roll on the high seas January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor for the first time. The greatest vacation ever will feature performances from PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, NOTHING MORE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SEVENDUST, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HALESTORM Frontwoman Calls For Improved Awareness Around Mental Health Following JILL JANUS's Suicide

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has called for improved awareness around mental health following the tragic death of Jill Janus. Janus, who was the singer for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Earlier today, Hale ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MIKE PORTNOY Talks About Drumming On New METAL ALLEGIANCE Album 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' (Video)

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DISTURBED To Embark On 'Big' U.S. Tour In Early 2019

DISTURBED recently launched an online poll to collect public opinion regarding the type of track that should be unveiled as the first taste of the group's upcoming seventh album. The two choices provided in the poll were: "Heavy" and "Ballad." Speaking to El Paso's KLAQ 95.5 radio station, DISTURBED drummer Mike Wengren stated about the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Rejoined By Singer HOWARD JONES On Stage At Second London Concert

Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones once again made an appearance during the band's concert Saturday night (August 11) at the O2 Arena in London, England, dueting with current KILLSWITCH frontman Jesse Leach on the group's classic song "The End Of Heartache". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Jones previously joined ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, SEAN PECK And HARRY CONKLIN Are THE THREE TREMORS: Debut Album Due In September

Acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN) have joined forces in a new project called THE THREE TREMORS. THE THREE TREMORS' self-titled debut LP is due on September 20. Check out audio ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DISTURBED To Unveil First Details Of New Album Next Week

DISTURBED is teasing an announcement that will be delivered on Thursday, August 16 via the band's official social media channels. Although nothing has been confirmed, it is widely expected that DISTURBED will reveal the first details of its seventh studio album. The quartet recently launched an online poll to collect public opinion regarding the type ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SUFFOCATION Announces FRANK MULLEN Farewell Tour For North America

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced dates for their final North American tour with original vocalist Frank Mullen. This historic trek will take place this upcoming October and November and see the band joined by misanthropic gore grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION, Brazilian death metal legends KRISIUN, and Swedish tech-death sensations SOREPTION. Mullen said in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases 'Brooding' Video

LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda has released a music video for the song "Brooding", taken from his solo album "Post Traumatic". The clip, which can be seen below, was produced by Amigo And Company and directed by Rob Daly and Mark Fiore. Shinoda spoke with ET Canada about the songwriting process for "Post Traumatic", which ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METAL ALLEGIANCE: New Trailer For 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' Album Feat. MAX CAVALERA

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Says Paying Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL At ROCK ON THE RANGE Was 'A Very Moving And Poignant Experience'

ALICE IN CHAINS frontman William DuVall spoke to NME about his band's decision to mark the first anniversary of Chris Cornell's passing by covering SOUNDGARDEN's "Hunted Down" and "Boot Camp" this past May at the Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. "That was a very moving and poignant experience," he said. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Portraits Of COREY TAYLOR, JONATHAN DAVIS, RANDY BLYTHE Included In Gallery Show 'Why Is Music Important?'

It's estimated that nearly twenty million people are affected by depression in the United States. Left untreated, depression can lead to feelings of hopelessness, decreased neurological function, interpersonal isolation, and loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed. Depression remains the largest perpetuator of suicide, which is the third leading cause of death amongst adolescents ages ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CHRIS CORNELL's 'Autopsy' TV Episode Gets Premiere Date

The Reelz cable network has set an August 12 premiere date for "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell". Earlier in the year, the show's producers were at Shepherd's Bush Hall in England, where the program recreated SOUNDGARDEN's and singer Chris Cornell's last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was also revealed that ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch Documentary About Making Of OTEP's 'Kult 45' Album

A 20-plus-minute documentary about the making of "Kult 45", the eighth full-length album from OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, can be seen below. The disc was released today (Friday, July 27) via Napalm Records. Drawing influences from politically charged recording artists of the past but allowing her ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METAL ALLEGIANCE: 'Voodoo Of The Godsend' Video Featuring MAX CAVALERA

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

Read more

Posted in: News