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CHIMAIRA Singer MARK HUNTER Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

CHIMAIRA singer Mark Hunter has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The Ohio-based musician revealed his diagnosis in a Facebook post earlier today (Thursday, August 1). He wrote: "Hello friends. There's no easy way to say it. I have thyroid cancer. "Last year during a physical, my doctor discovered a large mass in my neck. I ...

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KATAKLYSM To Tour Europe With WHITECHAPEL And FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

Reanimated three years ago, the iconic "MTV Headbangers Ball Tour" is set to haunt European stages once again in November and December 2019. After delivering all-out thrash metal 2018, the fourth edition of the tour is nothing short of a breath-taking death metal package: The 17-show run will be headlined by Canadian melodic death metal ...

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SOULFLY Announces 'Blood On The Street' 2019 U.S. Tour

SOULFLY has announced the "Blood On The Street" 2019 U.S. tour. The 22-date trek will kick off on September 3 in Dallas, Texas and make stops in Baltimore, Houston and Albuquerque before concluding in Los Angeles on September 29. Support on the tour will come from UNEARTH (September 3 - September 16), INCITE, PRISON and ...

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UNEARTH: 'Incinerate' Music Video Released

UNEARTH has released the official music video for the song "Incinerate", taken from the band's "Extinction(s)" album, which was released last November. The clip, shot while UNEARTH was in Canada with DARKEST HOUR, was produced by KREACT and was directed, filmed and edited by Daniel Vandal, with additional camera by Alexandre Charron, Soufiane Benrqiq and ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Vocalist Says 'It's Possible' That Unreleased Songs Featuring OLI HERBERT Will Surface In The Future

Prior to ALL THAT REMAINS's performance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 3, vocalist Phil Labonte spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the city's radio station 100.5 The KATT. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On new guitarist Jason Richardson: Phil: "He's a phenomenal guitar player. When ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Announces Spring 2019 Headline Tour

ALL THAT REMAINS has announced a spring 2019 headline tour with support from UNEARTH, BIG STORY and THE 9TH PLANET OUT. The trek will kick off on May 30 in Amityville, New York and conclude on June 15 in Poughkeepsie, New York. ALL THAT REMAINS is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, ...

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UNEARTH: 'No Reprisal' Video

The official video for the song "No Reprisal" from Boston's UNEARTH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Extinction(s)", which was released in November. For its seventh release and Century Media debut, the band worked with Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART IS MURDER, ...

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UNEARTH Releases Music Video For 'One With The Sun'

The official video for the song "One With The Sun" from Boston's UNEARTH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Extinction(s)", which will be released on November 23. For its seventh release and Century Media debut, the band worked with Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, ...

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UNEARTH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Survivalist'

The official lyric video for the song "Survivalist" from Boston's UNEARTH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Extinction(s)", which will be released on November 23. For its seventh release and Century Media debut, the band worked with Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Release Rarities Collection 'Medium Rarities'

On November 23, San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION will release their new rarities collection, "Medium Rarities", via Metal Blade Records. Featuring six previously unreleased pre-"Human Jerky" (1999) demos with frontman Travis Ryan on guitar (while also handling vocal duties), plus the long-sought-after "To Serve Man" (2002) bonus track "Rotting Children For Remote Viewing" — ...

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UNEARTH To Release 'Extinction(s)' Album In November

Boston's UNEARTH will release its new album, "Extinction(s)", on November 23. For its seventh release and Century Media debut, the band worked with Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART IS MURDER, SILENT PLANET) at Graphic Nature Studios. Additionally, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Adam Dutkiewicz recorded drums for the effort. According to a ...

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UNEARTH Releases New Single 'Incinerate'

UNEARTH's new single, "Incinerate", can be streamed below. The song is taken from the Boston band's upcoming album, "Extinction(s)", which is due this fall via Century Media. Vocalist Trevor Phipps describes the new song: "'Incinerate' brings the raw aggression and heaviness of our early material while also showcasing elements of where we've gone as a ...

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For The Cause - MADBALL

Freddy Cricien truly is, and always has been, hardcore for life. When he was just seven years old, he began touring with his older half-brother's band, none other than the pioneering underground band AGNOSTIC FRONT. The brothers are nothing short of hardcore royalty. The seeds for MADBALL were essentially planted when brother Roger Miret would ...

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UNEARTH Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band will soon enter Graphic Nature Studios with producer Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART IS MURDER, SILENT PLANET) to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Watchers Of Rule" album. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Adam Dutkiewicz will record drums ...

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PUREST OF PAIN Feat. DELAIN Members: 'Vessels' Video

"Vessels", the new video from the Dutch melodic death metal band PUREST OF PAIN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's debut album, "Solipsis", which was released on March 1. The follow-up to the 2013 single "Momentum" and 2011 EP "Revelations In Obscurity" has been made available on CD, vinyl plus ...

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2018 VANS WARPED TOUR Lineup Revealed

The entire lineup for 2018's Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, has been revealed today via a special announcement video, which can be viewed below. It was previously shared that this would be the final cross-country run for the tour, now in its 24th year. On the upcoming shows, founder Kevin Lyman has shared: "I ...

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Empowering Life - WE RIDE

For all intents and purposes, American hardcore is dead. Sure, old-guard leaders like AGNOSTIC FRONT keep on plugging away to the group's faithful, but it's been a hell of a long time since VOID, ADOLESCENTS, GERMS, AGENT ORANGE, YOUTH OF TODAY and MINOR THREAT played this scene. The latter year 'core revival came in the ...

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SANCTUARY Guitarist Was 'Shocked And Amazed' At Quality Of Long-Lost Demos For 'Inception' Album

Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with guitarist Lenny Rutledge of legendary U.S. metal act SANCTUARY. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what prompted Rutledge to unearth the old demos that now comprise of SANCTUARY's forthcoming "Inception" release: Lenny: ...

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ROCK CANDY RECORDS Announces Launch Of U.S. Operation

The times they are a-changing, but luckily there remains one constant: great music will live forever and in the catalogue and reissue world that has never been more relevant. In the land of rock, that's hard rock, heavy rock, classic rock or, call it what you will rock, no label has won more acclaim and ...

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WOVENWAR: Drum Playthrough Video For New Song 'World On Fire'

On October 21, WOVENWAR, the band featuring the talents of Jordan Mancino (drums), Nick Hipa (guitar) and Josh Gilbert (bass) of San Diego, California based metal act AS I LAY DYING, and Shane Blay (vocals) of OH, SLEEPER, will release its sophomore album, "Honor Is Dead", via Metal Blade Records. More aggressive and fluid than ...

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Polar Similar - NORMA JEAN

Despite their numerous lineup changes, NORMA JEAN sets an example for young bands on how to come hungry. It's not so much what the metalcore vets are capable of doing, which has been an exemplary evolution, as much as the fortitude that drives them. I tell this story frequently, which epitomizes the band's unquenchable desire ...

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ICED EARTH Enlists Guitarist JAKE DREYER

ICED EARTH has announced the addition of guitarist Jake Dreyer (WITHERFALL, WHITE WIZZARD, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS) to the group's ranks. He joins the band as the replacement for Troy Seele, who announced his departure from ICED EARTH in August due to family responsibilities. ICED EARTH guitarist/founder Jon Schaffer said in a statement: "We're excited ...

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WOVENWAR To Release 'Honor Is Dead' Album In October

On October 21, WOVENWAR, the band featuring the talents of Jordan Mancino (drums), Nick Hipa (guitar), Phil Sgrosso (guitar) and Josh Gilbert (bass) of San Diego, California based metal act AS I LAY DYING, and Shane Blay (vocals) of OH, SLEEPER, will release its sophomore album, "Honor Is Dead", via Metal Blade Records. More aggressive ...

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