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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Teams Up With SEPULTURA For Quarantine Playthrough Of 'Biotech Is Godzilla'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Shavo Odadjian and TITÃS's Tony Bellotto recently teamed up with the four members of SEPULTURA to record a quarantine version of SEPULTURA's "Biotech Is Godzilla" and a cover of TITÃS's "Polícia". Check out video of the performance below. SEPULTURA's latest LP, "Quadra", was released on February 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Defends Receiving PPP Loan For Postponed Tours

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE has defended taking federal funds to support its crew for any current and future postponed tours. According to documents from the Small Business Administration And Treasury Department, GUNS N' ROSES, PEARL JAM, GREEN DAY, DISTURBED and many other touring musicians took out loans as well. The financial support is part of the ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS To Release 'Celebration Decay' Album In August

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS will release their new album, "Celebration Decay", on August 21 via SPV/Steamhammer. The official lyric video for the disc's first single, "Death Eternal", can be seen below. Every new album has its own history, and the latest recording by VICIOUS RUMORS has a pretty unusual one at ...

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SEPULTURA Announces 2021 North American Tour With SACRED REICH, CROWBAR And ART OF SHOCK

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have announced the rescheduled dates for their North American tour. The trek, which was originally slated to kick off on March 18 in San Diego, California and conclude on April 22 in Ventura, California, was postponed in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. SEPULTURA's 2021 tour, which will still feature support ...

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ROY MAYORGA Says VINNIE PAUL's Death Came As A 'Huge Shock'

STONE SOUR and HELLYEAH drummer Roy Mayorga has reflected on the passing of PANTERA drum legend Vinnie Paul Abbott, who died just over two years ago at his home in Las Vegas. Speaking to SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green for the weekly "SepulQuarta" Internet series, Mayorga said (see video below): "[Vinnie's death] was a huge shock. ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Says He Spent Last New Year's Eve With DREAM THEATER Bassist JOHN MYUNG: 'We Had A Great Time Together'

Mike Portnoy has revealed that he spent last New Year's Eve with his former bandmate, DREAM THEATER bassist John Myung. The ex-DREAM THEATER drummer addressed his relationship with Myung while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about virtually any topic. Asked if he ...

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In The Beginning - CRO-MAGS

It has been 20 long years since we have heard a new full-length album from New York's seminal hardcore outfit CRO-MAGS. They released a pair of EPs—"Don't Give In" and "From The Grave"—last year via Victory Records, but amid the current period of global chaos and turmoil, the legendary band that was born from the ...

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TESTAMENT And OVERKILL Members Join Forces For Quarantine Cover Of DEATH's 'Overactive Imagination' (Video)

OVERKILL/SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner has teamed up with guitarists Felipe Roa (SHADOWS FALL) and Bobby Koeble (DEATH), and bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH) to record a quarantine cover version of DEATH's "Overactive Imagination", with each musician separated in his own home. Bittner uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in ...

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Ormskrik - ORMSKRIK

This has clearly been a superb year for thrash metal, but the majority of great works have come from the polished and modern end of the heads-down spectrum. Much as their fellow countrymen OBLITERATION have become a benchmark for the rejuvenation of real death metal values, so Norway's ORMSKRIK look likely to bring form to ...

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IN FLAMES Announces 20th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Clayman' Featuring Re-Recorded Songs

Swedish veteran metallers IN FLAMES are celebrating two major milestones in 2020 with their 30th anniversary as a band and 20th anniversary of their seminal, critically acclaimed album "Clayman". In honor of this monumental occasion, Nuclear Blast Records presents a special 20th-anniversary edition of "Clayman", to be released on August 28. The lyric video for ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Is In Studio Recording New Album

Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have apparently entered the studio to begin work on their next album. The new disc, which is tentatively due before the end of the year, will be the follow-up to 2017's "Red Before Black". On Sunday (May 31), CANNIBAL CORPSE singer George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher posted an Instagram photo of ...

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JORDAN RUDESS Says 'It Looks Very Good' That LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Will Regroup

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess says that "it looks very good" that LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT will regroup in the not-too-distant future. LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT is the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring Rudess and fellow DREAM THEATER member John Petrucci (guitar), alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING ...

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SEPULTURA Performs 'Resistant Parasites' While In Quarantine (Video)

SEPULTURA recently launched "SepulQuarta", a weekly event where the band gives insight into its colorful history, take part in question-and-answer sessions with fans and performs music while in quarantine. In the latest video, which can be seen below, SEPULTURA plays through the song "Resistant Parasites", which originally appeared on the 2017 album "Machine Messiah". SEPULTURA's ...

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WARNER MUSIC GROUP Launches IPO

Warner Music Group Corp. announced today that it has launched the initial public offering of 70,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The initial public offering price is expected to be between $23.00 and $26.00 per share. The ...

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SEPULTURA Performs 'Kairos' While In Quarantine (Video)

SEPULTURA recently launched "SepulQuarta", a weekly event where the band gives insight into its colorful history, take part in question-and-answer sessions with fans and performs music while in quarantine. In the latest video, which can be seen below, SEPULTURA plays through the "Kairos" title track. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Quadra", was released on February 7 via ...

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CRO-MAGS Release 'From The Grave' Music Video

2019 saw the CRO-MAGS crushing the masses with the release of their first pieces of music in 19 years. Today, the legendary hardcore pioneers have released a music video for the previously released single "From The Grave", featuring former MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell. "The idea for the video is that I'm rising from the grave ...

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SEPULTURA Performs 'Refuse/Resist' While In Quarantine (Video)

SEPULTURA recently launched "SepulQuarta", a weekly event where the band gives insight into its colorful history, take part in question-and-answer sessions with fans and performs music while in quarantine. In the latest video, which can be seen below, SEPULTURA plays through the "Chaos A.D." classic "Refuse/Resist". SEPULTURA's latest album, "Quadra", was released on February 7 ...

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Leaves Of Yesteryear - GREEN CARNATION

A whopping 14 years have passed since GREEN CARNATION's last release. A lot has changed since then, including a lengthy, six-year period during which time they were broken up following 2006's entirely acoustic affair "Acoustic Verses". They are virtually unrecognizable from their initial death metal format, having drifted through periods that touched upon styles as ...

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