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Witchtrap - WITCHTRAP

First released digitally back in March, WITCHTRAP's fifth studio album is yet another blistering example of the enduring power of balls-out, blackened thrash metal. If recent music from the likes of MIDNIGHT, WHIPSTRIKER, HELLRIPPER and DEVASTATOR has made your genitals twitch, "Evil Strikes Again" must surely be another mandatory purchase. There is something grubbily authentic ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY's BEN WELLS: EDDIE VAN HALEN Was 'An Innovator' Whose 'Influence Will Carry On For Eternity'

BLACK STONE CHERRY's Ben Wells has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying the VAN HALEN axeman was "an innovator" whose "influence will carry on for eternity." Wells discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, during an interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'I Wanna Be The Blood In Your Cut' Music Video

Jeremy Spencer, former drummer and co-founding member of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, has unleashed a new project stemmed from the darker corners of his psyche with the industrial-tinged gothic rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL. Taking the persona of front man Devil Daddy, Spencer has created a dauntless soundscape for listeners that is equal parts horror and fantasy. ...

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ALICE COOPER, GAVIN ROSSDALE And LZZY HALE Among Judges For 'No Cover' Music Competition TV Show

Hit Parader has announced the all-star judges for "No Cover", its first-ever music competition TV show. Alice Cooper, Bishop Briggs, Gavin Rossdale, Lzzy Hale and Tosin Abasi have been selected as the judges to help find the world's next greatest unsigned original artist. While most music competition shows such as "American Idol" and "The Voice" ...

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HELMET's PAGE HAMILTON Says VAN HALEN's 'Hot For Teacher' Is 'Maybe The Greatest MTV Music Video Ever Made'

HELMET's Page Hamilton has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying VAN HALEN's music was unlike anything he had ever heard before. Hamilton discussed his appreciation for the innovative VAN HALEN axeman, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, during an interview with the "Thunder Underground" podcast. He said (hear ...

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NIGHT RANGER's BRAD GILLIS Talks Guitar Collecting, Wildfire Dangers, And Using RICK SPRINGFIELD To Cut A Deal On A Harley

NIGHT RANGER guitarist Brad Gillis recently spoke to "Side Jams"host Bryan Reesman about his passion for collecting guitars and his love for motorcycle riding. The 35-minute conversation, which can be heard below, covered how he got into collecting, what he looks for, how he acquired his signature '62 Stratocaster and developed ...

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Watch IN THIS MOMENT's Music Video For 'As Above So Below'

IN THIS MOMENT has just dropped the sanguine music video for the song "As Above So Below". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Mother", which came out in March. Recorded, once again, at The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko, the disc contains three covers, including the ...

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FEVER 333 And GRANDSON Record Covers Of LINKIN PARK Classics For 'Spotify Singles'

Grammy Award-nominated band and activists FEVER 333 and acclaimed singer, songwriter and activist GRANDSON today contribute covers of two LINKIN PARK classics to a new double A-side Spotify Singles recording. These special recordings mark the first time the popular Spotify Singles program has dove into the catalog to celebrate a classic album: the 20th anniversary ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says He Didn't Expect His Decision To Cut Off His Dreadlocks To 'Cause Such A S**tstorm'

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera says that he didn't expect his decision to cut off his trademark mono-dreadlock to "cause such a shitstorm." The Brazilian-born musician permanently got rid of his dreadlock earlier this month. On October 19, Gloria Cavalera, who also manages Max, took to her Instagram to share a photo ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer JAMES DURBIN Is Working On 'Pure Heavy Metal' Album For FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of singer James Durbin to the label for a multi-album deal under the moniker DURBIN. James is currently putting the finishing touches on his label debut, which will be a pure, unadulterated, headbanging heavy metal affair where James proudly wears his influences on his sleeve while simultaneously forging ...

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FOZZY Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

FOZZY is putting the finishing touches on its new studio album for a 2021 release. On Tuesday (October 27), FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho posted a photo of him sitting in an airplane, apparently on his way to the recording studio in Atlanta, and he included the following message: "It's time to finish up this new ...

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Return To Hemmersmoor - THEM

Originally formed as a straightforward KING DIAMOND tribute band, THEM have long since outgrown their initial masterplan and evolved into the one of the most entertaining heavy metal bands on the planet. If you missed the international sextet's first two albums, 2016's "Sweet Hollow" and 2018's "Manor Of The Se7en Gables", you missed out on ...

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PAPA ROACH Checks In From Studio: 'Live From The Bubble Pt. 1'

PAPA ROACH recently entered a studio in Southern California to begin writing and recording material for the follow-up to last year's "Who Do You Trust?" album. Earlier today, the quartet uploaded a short video from the studio dubbed "Papa Roach - Live From The Bubble Pt. 1" and included the following message: "It's 2020 and ...

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PHILM To Release 'Time Burner', First Album Following DAVE LOMBARDO's Departure

Metalville Records has announced the signing of Southern California avantgarde rock outfit PHILM. Comprising vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Gerry Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE) and bassist Pancho Tomaselli (WAR), PHILM will make its long-awaited return with its third album, "Time Burner", which is scheduled for a tentative February 2021 release. It will be the band's first album without the services ...

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