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SOIL Recruits ECHOES THE FALL Drummer

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL have tapped Phoenix-based musician Mitch Gable (ECHOES THE FALL) as their new touring drummer. Commented SOIL singer Ryan McCombs: "Our hope since Tim [King, bass], Adam [Zadel, guitar] and myself got back together was to keep the drummer position a revolving door. Mitch Gable is currently scheduled to do the U.K./Europe ...

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KREATOR Frontman Talks About Signature Guitar (Video)

Video footage of guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR talking about his new signature-model Jackson guitar can be seen below. The Jackson Mille Phobia King V guitar, only available in Europe, was built to Petrozza's exact specifications and is equipped with an EMG 81 active humbucking pickup, a maple neck with a ...

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KING DIAMOND Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

KING DIAMOND, BOLT THROWER, TESTAMENT and CHILDREN OF BODOM are the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Tuska festival, set to take place June 28-30 in Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland. Tuska festival area will undergo changes and improvements in order to enhance the atmosphere and functionality. Details will be announced later. A limited ...

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GEOFF TATE: Official 'Dark Money' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Dark Money" from Geoff Tate, the legendary QUEENSRŸCHE frontman and one of the most acclaimed vocalists in the history of hard rock and heavy metal, can be seen below. The track comes off his second solo album, "Kings & Thieves", which will be released on November 6 via ...

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CHRIS CORNELL And Wife Sued By Former Maid

TMZ.com reports that SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and his wife Vicky are being sued by their former maid. According to the lawsuit, Mora left the Cornell household on the day after Christmas 2011 when she thought she was done for the day. Vicky apparently felt otherwise and asked the maid to return. Elia ...

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BEYOND THRESHOLD Signs With GOOMBA MUSIC

Goomba Music has announced the signing of BEYOND THRESHOLD. The band's sophomore album, "Who We Are", is scheduled for an October release via Goomba Music in partnership with Turkey Vulture Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Revolution", "Who We Are" was recorded at TVR Studios in Rockford, Illinois with producer Jason Z. "The new album definitely ...

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Resistance - THE CASUALTIES

Hardcore was once defined by THE EXPLOITED, GBH, MINOR THREAT, DISCHARGE, BAD BRAINS, BROKEN BONES, D.R.I., THE ADOLESCENTS, CIRCLE JERKS, BLACK FLAG and THE SUBHUMANS along with many forgotten punker speed freaks largely operating through the Eighties. Like metal music, punk rock and hardcore faded through the American underground, albeit anytime the BAD BRAINS were ...

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MORBID ANGEL: New Video Interview With TIM YEUNG

On September 26, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with drummer Tim Yeung of Florida death metallers MORBID ANGEL at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, MORBID ANGEL was denied entry to Canada over the weekend and was ...

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MAGICA: New Song Available For Streaming

Romanian female-fronted metal band MAGICA will release its sixth album, "Center Of The Great Unknown", on October 12 via AFM Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Claudio Bergamin and can be seen below. The album is based on "The Diary Of Admiral" by R.E. Byrd, "Godess Of Atvatabar" by W. Bradshaw, "Beasts, Man ...

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BLOODBOUND: 'Metalheads Unite' Lyric Video Released

Swedish melodic metallers BLOODBOUND will release their fifth full-length CD, "In The Name Of Metal", on November 7 via AFM Records, The effort was recorded with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE). According to the band, "This is BY FAR the best album we've done!" "In The Name Of Metal" ...

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WRETCHED: 'Karma Accomplished' Video Released

"Karma Accomplished", the new video from Charlotte, North Carolina-based metallers WRETCHED, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third full-length album, "Son Of Perdition", which was released on March 27 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY) at The ...

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KILL RITUAL: 'Old School Thrasher' Video Released

"Old School Thrasher", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area thrashers KILL RITUAL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on July 13 at Soundwave Studios in Oakland, California. Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT) handled the production, directing and editing. Commented KILL RITUAL lead guitarist Steve Rice: "Simple, raw and in your face, ...

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DESDEMON Mainman Resurrects METADOX

Frank Tosi, the driving force behind New York's DESDEMON, has resurrected his band METADOX after the demise of DESDEMON and announced an open call for a vocalist. Originally established in 2001, METADOX rose quickly in the New York metal circles after signing with Metal Mayhem Music. The band, which opened for such respected artists as ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'To Me, Nothing Matters But The Show'

Brandon Marshall of Denver Westword recently conducted an interview with rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Denver Westword: What's your favorite classic movie monster? Rob: I think my favorite is Frankenstein's monster, probably because it's so iconic. I think when I was a little kid, I would ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: New Single Available For Streaming

"Been Away Too Long", the first official single from SOUNDGARDEN's new album, arrives on Thursday (September 27) at radio stations, iTunes and other digital retailers. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the song leaked briefly on Wednesday (September 26), with some stations and web sites streaming it until the band's label sent out cease-and-desist orders. ...

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