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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Will Skip GRAMMY AWARDS In Apparent Protest Of How 'Rock' Genre Is Treated

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will skip this year's Grammy Awards in apparent protest of the way the organization treats the rock and heavy metal genres. AVENGED SEVENFOLD is nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Rock Song" category for "The Stage". It's the first-ever Grammy nod for the Southern California-based group comprised of singer M. Shadows, guitarists ...

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LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Feat. TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS: 'The Fogger' Song

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "The Fogger", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") ...

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TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS To Release LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Debut In February

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "Shipswreck", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") on ...

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BODY COUNT To Perform During GRAMMY AWARDS Pre-Telecast Ceremony

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, will perform during the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. BODY COUNT's song "Black Hoodie" was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category ...

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METALLICA, MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, BODY COUNT, AUGUST BURNS RED, CODE ORANGE, NOTHING MORE Among GRAMMY AWARDS Nominees

MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, AUGUST BURNS RED, BODY COUNT and CODE ORANGE are among the "Best Metal Performance" nominees at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City and broadcast on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET. METALLICA's " Atlas, Rise!", AVENGED SEVENFOLD's "The ...

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MASTODON's BILL KELLIHER Explains How 'Cold Dark Place' EP Came To Be

Guitarist Bill Kelliher of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON spoke to Kaytie of the Razor 94.7 radio station about the band's latest EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" was made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on ...

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Listen To New 10 YEARS Song 'Ghosts'

"Ghosts", a new song from 10 YEARS , can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "(How To Live) As Ghosts", which will be released on October 27 via Mascot. The band's eighth studio LP was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (ALICE IN CHAINS, FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'Record Store Day' Single Announced

GONE IS GONE, the project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, is celebrating Record Store Day's Black Friday with two previously unavailable tracks — an acoustic version of "Starlight" and "Phantom Limb" — released on seven-inch red vinyl through Rise/Black ...

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RED FANG Releases Animated Video For 'Not For You'

Portland rockers RED FANG have released the animated video for "Not For You", directed by Balázs Gróf. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Only Ghosts", which was released last October via Relapse. The disc was produced by Ross Robinson, who has previously worked with SLIPKNOT, SEPULTURA and KORN, among many others. The ...

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KORN Drummer RAY LUZIER Says He Is One Of The Few Rock And Rollers That Have Never Taken A Drug

Although KORN drummer Ray Luzier has not suffered directly from anxiety and depression, he has witnessed people close to him and other musicians who have battled mental-health issues and have turned to self-medicating in destructive ways. Speaking with The You Rock Foundation during KORN's summer 2017 tour, Ray wanted to express his empathy and compassion ...

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Video Premiere: 10 YEARS' 'Novacaine'

"Novacaine", the new video from 10 YEARS , can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "(How To Live) As Ghosts", which will be released on October 27 via Mascot. The band's eighth studio LP was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (ALICE IN CHAINS, FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Toe To Toes'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" will be made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on October 27. Three of the songs on "Cold Dark Place""North ...

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MASTODON: 'Cold Dark Place' EP Details Revealed

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" will be made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on October 27. Three of the songs on "Cold Dark Place""North ...

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Video Premiere: MASTODON's 'Steambreather'

"Steambreather", the new video from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. The song taken from the band's latest album, "Emperor Of Sand", which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" was recorded at The Quarry Recording Studio in Kennesaw, just outside ...

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Third Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Bowling Party Announced

The third annual Bowl For Ronnie bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Friday, October 6, at the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event, hosted by Eddie Trunk, will include a celebrity bowling tournament and a raffle drawing. Last year's Bowl For ...

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10 YEARS To Release '(How To Live) As Ghosts' Album In October

10 YEARS returns with the new studio album "(How To Live) As Ghosts", and welcomes back band members Brian Vodinh (guitar, drums) and Matt Wantland (guitar). The band's eighth studio album was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (ALICE IN CHAINS, FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, KORN, MASTODON) and will be released on October 27 via ...

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MASTODON Releases 'Streambreather' Audio/Visual Clip

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released an audio/visual clip for "Streambreather", a song from their latest album, "Emperor Of Sand". The video, created by Aaron Hymes, can be seen below. "Emperor Of Sand" debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it their third Top 10 album. The follow-up to 2014's "Once ...

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The Cicada Tree - BYZANTINE

If there's any band in the scene today that deserves some love from the mighty Metal Blade, it's West Virginia's BYZANTINE. Chris "OJ" Ojeda is the last man standing from the band's original lineup. BYZ's members took a hiatus to be regular Joes with regular Joe obligations, right after releasing its 2008 masterpiece, "Oblivion Beckons". ...

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