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THE CASUALTIES To Release 'Resistance' In September

The infamous New York City street punks THE CASUALTIES will release their new album, "Resistance", on September 25 via Season Of Mist. The effort will be available on CD, limited-edition LP (with bonus track and download card) and limited-edition digibox, including the CD with a bonus track, bandana, bottle opener and patch. "Resistance" was recorded ...

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GWAR Frontman To Write RPG Adventure

Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) of GWAR will write and illustrate (with the help of fellow Slave Pit artist Matt Maguire) the tabletop RPG adventure "Towers Two" as part of a crowdfunding campaign for the "Lamentations Of The Flame Princess" weird fantasy role-playing game. The adventure will tell a story of insanity and dread: The ...

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More Love Advice From GWAR

Fuse TV recently asked some relationship-challenged individuals to send in a video describing their troubles, and the members of GWAR graciously agreed to solve their problems. The second part of the "Love Advice From Gwar" clip can be seen below. GWAR's upcoming CD will be a tribute to their fallen bandmate and friend Cory Smoot, ...

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TESTAMENT: New Song 'Native Blood' Available For Streaming

"Native Blood", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Dark Roots Of Earth", which will be released in North America on July 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by acclaimed British producer Andy ...

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TESTAMENT: Second 'Dark Roots Of Earth' Studio Webisode Available

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Dark Roots Of Earth", the new album from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, can be seen below. The clip shows guitarist Alex Skolnick talking about the current chemistry between him and fellow six-stringer Eric Peterson. "Dark Roots Of Earth" will ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL: 'Death Sentence' Cover Artwork Unveiled

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS and LEGACY (pre-TESTAMENT) vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will release two albums on the Mascot Records label, 2005's "DDP 4 Life" and 2011's follow-up effort, "Death Sentence", on August 14. The "Death Sentence" cover artwork was created by Eliran Kantor ...

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TESTAMENT: 'True American Hate' Available For Free Download

"True American Hate", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, is available for free download using the Nuclear Blast Records widget below (e-mail sign-up required). The track comes off the band's new album, "Dark Roots Of Earth", which will be released in North America on July 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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Metal Musicians Comment On LAMB OF GOD Frontman's Arrest

A number of figures within the rock/metal world have commented on the news that LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was arrested on Wednesday in Prague, Czech Republic in connection with the death of a fan more than two years ago. David Draiman (DISTURBED): "MY THOUGHTS GO OUT TO MY FRIEND RANDY BLYTHE FROM LAMB ...

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Exclusive TESTAMENT Song Premiere: 'True American Hate'

"True American Hate", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Dark Roots Of Earth", which will be released in North America on July 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered ...

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ATHEIST Rejoined By Bassist TONY CHOY

ATHEIST, the legendary technical metal band, has announced a hometown headline show and warm-up to their "Death To All" tour appearance. The concert will take place on June 29 in Sarasota, Florida at Jake's Tavern and will mark the return of bassist Tony Choy to ATHEIST. Commented ATHEIST founder Kelly Shaefer: "We're very excited to ...

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TESTAMENT Working On 'Native Blood' Video

San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT are working on a video for the song "Native Blood" from their forthcoming album "Dark Roots Of Earth". Guitarist Eric Peterson tells Greece's Rock Overdose webzine, "We're gonna film it in an Indian reservation. It's about people who were oppressed in life. We haven't done [a video] ...

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ATHEIST: New Audio Interview With KELLY SHAEFER

Vocalist Kelly Shaefer of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST recently spoke to Freethought Radio about the band's formation; the group's late bassist Roger Patterson; Kelly's other band NEUROTICA; the ATHEIST reunion; the group's latest album, "Jupiter"; and future plans for the band. You can now listen to the chat below. ATHEIST last year announced ...

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MICHAEL DERKS Of GWAR To Collaborate With EMBERGHOST

Portland rock band EMBERGHOST has announced that Michael Derks of legendary metal band GWAR will join EMBERGHOST as the featured guitarist on their "Not Long For This Earth" project. Derks connected with EMBERGHOST via mutual friend Kristen Randall (WINDS OF PLAGUE, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS), who was announced last week as the replacement for departed keyboardist and ...

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MINISTRY: 'Ghouldiggers' Video Released

"Ghouldiggers", the new video from MINISTRY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Relapse", which sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 193 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on March 26, the CD was recorded last fall at ...

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This Year's GWAR-B-Q Announced

After months of paperwork, hoop-jumping, and making the appropriate sacrifices, today Slave Pit is pleased to announce that the GWAR-B-Q is 100% completely legal and confirmed, and set for August 18 at Hadad's Lake, the location the band had planned on using last year. As you may recall, last year's GWAR-B-Q was switched from Hadad's ...

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