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SEVENDUST Begins Recording New Album

SEVENDUST has entered Architekt Music studios in Butler, New Jersey to begin recording its new album for a tentative July release. Speaking to All Access Live during this year's ShipRocked cruise, SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose said (see video below): "We haven't written one [new] song yet, but we're going into the studio in a week ...

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Video: SEVENDUST's LAJON WITHERSPOON Joins LIVING COLOUR On Stage For 'Cult Of Personality' Performance

LIVING COLOUR invited Lajon Witherspoon of SEVENDUST on stage during this year's ShipRocked cruise to perform the "Vivid" classic "Cult Of Personality". Check out video footage below. ShipRocked sailed roundtrip between Port Miami and Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas February 2-6 onboard Norwegian Pearl, Each ShipRocked is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides guests with ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Releases Instructional DVD

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery has just released an instructional DVD as part of Fret12's "The Sound And The Story" series. Lowery's musical journey is one of the most unbelievable stories you've never heard. As one of modern music's finest songwriters and guitarists, his name has become synonymous with memorable songwriting melody paired with heavy rhythm ...

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SNOT's MIKEY DOLING: 'Why Shouldn't We Go Out And Rock?'

Wisconsin radio station 107.5 The Rock recently conducted an interview with guitarist Mikey Doling of the reunited Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excepts from the chat follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SNOT's decision to go back on the road: ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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SNOT Recruits VITIATE Frontman CARL BENSLEY For Upcoming Tour

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT has tapped Carl Bensley (VITIATE, CONSUME THE FIRE) to sing for the band following the recent departure of Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY). SNOT guitarist Mikey Doling says: "[Carl] is an incredible monster vocalist and great dude. [We're] very excited to rock with him." SNOT's U.S. tour, ...

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COAL CHAMBER Begins Recording New Album

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, has entered Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording its comeback album for a tentative early 2015 release via Napalm Records. Dez told SiriusXM Liquid Metal host Jose Mangin in August about COAL ...

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COAL CHAMBER In Pre-Production For New Album

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, will enter the studio in October with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording its comeback album for a tentative early 2015 release via Napalm Records. A photo from the pre-production sessions for the new CD can be seen ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA: We Are The Perfect Example Of Going For Your Dream And Making It Happen

On September 14, Michael Mullenix of All Things Metal conducted an interview with vocalist Cristina Scabbia of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the sound of LACUNA COIL's latest studio album, "Broken ...

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Reunited SNOT To Play Entire 'Get Some' Album On U.S. Tour

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT — featuring vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY) — will embark on U.S tour in the fall during which the band will perform its classic "Get Some" album in its entirety. Support on the trek will come from HE IS LEGEND, THIRA and LYDIA CAN'T BREATHE. The ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Interviewed By TotalRock Radio At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR (Video)

Hayley Leggs of TotalRock Radio conducted an interview with vocalist Cristina Scabbia of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. LACUNA COIL's latest studio album, "Broken Crown ...

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DOPE Signs European Deal With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

Chicago industrial metal outfit DOPE has inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV for the European territory. The band's new album, "Blood Money", will be released in the spring of 2015. Comments Steamhammer A&R representative Georg Schröder: "We are proud to release the upcoming DOPE album within Europe. "Since their album 'Group Therapy', which was released in ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Says Writing 'Broken Crown Halo' Was A Form Of 'Self-Therapy'

Felicity Hall of GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with vocalist Cristina Scabbia of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. LACUNA COIL's latest studio album, "Broken ...

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COAL CHAMBER To Enter Studio In October

On August 13, DEVILDRIVER and COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara called in to SiriusXM Liquid Metal (channel 40) and spoke with host Jose Mangin about COAL CHAMBER's just-announced deal with Napalm Records and the band's upcoming studio album. "Over the years we just started talking and hanging out, and from there we decided ...

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COAL CHAMBER Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, has inked a deal with Napalm Records. The group is currently working on new material for an album which it hopes to release next year. Said Fafara: "How many times do you get a second chance at anything in life? "We ...

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COAL CHAMBER To Announce New-Album Plans On Monday?

COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, will make an announcement on Monday, August 11. Speculation is that COAL CHAMBER will reveal that it has signed a new record deal and will shortly begin work on its first studio album since 2002's "Dark Days". Bassist Nadja Peulen rejoined ...

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LACUNA COIL: More Video Footage Of BANANA 101.5 Appearance

Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL took part in an interview and acoustic performance in the studios of the Flint, Michigan radio station Banana 101.5 on April 16. Video footage of their appearance can be seen below. LACUNA COIL's latest studio album, "Broken Crown Halo", sold around 13,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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