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D.R.I. Interviewed By ArmyOfOneTV (Video)

ArmyOfOneTV conducted an interview with Kurt Brecht (vocals) and Spike Cassidy (guitar) of hardcore/metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES) after the band's December 5 concert at The Loft in Poughkeepsie, New York. They discussed the group's history, the new material they have written so far and the Spike Cassidy Cancer Relief Fund. Watch the ...

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D.R.I.: New Video Interview With KURT BRECHT

On November 10, Groovey of Hollywood Music conducted an interview with vocalist Kurt Brecht of hardcore/metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES) at Moe's Original Bar B Q in Englewood, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. D.R.I. founding member and guitarist Spike Cassidy underwent emergency surgery in September for a severe blockage ...

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AC/DC: New 'Beyond The Thunder' Movie Segment Released

"Beyond The Thunder", a documentary film by Kurt Squiers of SQUiERS, LLC and Gregg Ferguson of Current Motion, is about the tremendous influence rock band AC/DC has had on our culture around the globe. The two producers/directors dropped their careers in order to make this film, which pays homage to one of the greatest bands ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Shoots Down Rumors Of NIRVANA Musical

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Courtney Love has shot down rumors that a NIRVANA musical is in the works. Reports surfaced recently that on-again, off-again Britney Spears manager Sam Lufti claimed that he was working with Love on a Broadway show, which would focus on the life of her husband, late NIRVANA frontman Kurt ...

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AC/DC 'Beyond The Thunder' Movie Segment Featured In ADWEEK

"Beyond The Thunder", a documentary film by Kurt Squiers of SQUiERS, LLC and Gregg Ferguson of Current Motion, is about the tremendous influence rock band AC/DC has had on our culture around the globe. The two producers/directors dropped their careers in order to make this film, which pays homage to one of the greatest bands ...

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Did PAUL RYAN Steal 'Bean' Story From KURT COBAIN?

Did Republican vice presidential nominee and Tea Party darling Paul Ryan steal the story about his first child being nicknamed "Bean" from NIRVANA's Kurt Cobain? According to The Pulse Of Radio, that was the buzz on Twitter after Ryan told his version of the story during Thursday night's (October 11) debate with current vice president ...

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CONVERGE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"All We Love We Leave Behind", the new album from CONVERGE, is available for streaming in its entirety in the YouTube clip below. Due on October 9, the effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color hardcover, clothbound book with original art created by singer Jacob Bannon via Epitaph ...

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METALLICA To Start Work On New Album 'Soon'

METALLICA is scheduled to enter the studio "soon" to begin work on its next full-length album, tentatively due in 2014. Speaking to RollingStone.com, the band's guitarist, Kirk Hammett, stated about the status of the songwriting process for the next CD, "Right now, we're kind of preoccupied with dealing with this 3D movie that ...

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NAILS Preparing To Record New Album

Southern California's NAILS will enter Godcity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts in late December with CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou to begin recording its new album, "Abandon All Life", for a spring release on Southern Lord. Following the release of the band's split seven-inch single with SKIN LIKE IRON that blazed the masses in January, NAILS will drop ...

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CONVERGE: Another New Song Available For Streaming

CONVERGE will release its highly anticipated new studio album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", on October 9. The effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color hardcover, clothbound book with original art created by singer Jacob Bannon via Epitaph (vinyl on Deathwish). Accompanying the track "Aimless Arrow" is ...

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CONVERGE: New Video Interview With JACOB BANNON

On August 6, Pelecanus.net conducted an interview with CONVERGE frontman Jacob Bannon in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. CONVERGE will release its highly anticipated new studio album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", on October 9. The effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color ...

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KVELERTAK: Second Video Update From The Studio

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." The second in a series of video ...

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KVELERTAK: First Video Update From The Studio

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." The first in a series of video ...

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KVELERTAK Begins Recording New Album

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." KVELERTAK will return to the U.S. this ...

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THE 69 EYES Graphic Novel Coming This October

This October, gothic boutique publisher Seraphemera Books & Music will reveal a little bit more of the history from Helsinki, Finland-based gothic metallers THE 69 EYES than many are aware... or might like to know. Pieced together from a secret story hidden in six of the band's songs, and certainly confirmed from hints dropped in ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Fertile Green' Video Released

"Fertile Green", the new video from the Oakland, California-based power trio HIGH ON FIRE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "De Vermis Mysteriis", which sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 63 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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A LOT LIKE BIRDS Signs With EQUAL VISION RECORDS

Sacramento, California-based experimental post-hardcore outfit A LOT LIKE BIRDS has inked a deal with Equal Vision Records. Whether they're swinging from the rafters, climbing up venue walls, joining in on spontaneous mid-set crowd surfs, launching guitars 25 feet in the air, or simply focusing on the music, the dynamic six-piece band is quickly becoming known ...

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WILD DOGS Joined By Ex-MAYHEM/POISON IDEA Bassist

Long-running metal band WILD DOGS has returned to its original four-man format after recruiting bassist Craig "Mondo" Lower. The group is rounded out by Matt McCourt on vocals, Robert Robinson on guitar and Troy Stutzman on drums. After an appearance at Portland's three-day Black Circle metal festival with HIRAX, there has been a newfound appreciation ...

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BILLY CORGAN To Potential Rock Stars: Forget It

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS founder and frontman Billy Corgan has a message for young musicians who want to be the next Trent Reznor or Kurt Cobain: forget about it. Corgan told the Daily Beast that most alternative acts will never escape that scene because influential sites like Pitchfork.com set the rules. ...

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THY WILL BE DONE Completes Work On New EP

Rhode Island's THY WILL BE DONE recently completed work on a brand new EP that is slated for release later this summer. The band, renowned for their DIY approach, engineered the EP themselves and teamed up once again with acclaimed metal producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris to mix their six brand new studio tracks. With influences ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: New Audio Interview With JEFF MATZ

On May 25, Natalie of Natalie's World conducted an interview with bassist Jeff Matz of the Oakland, California-based power trio HIGH ON FIRE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIGH ON FIRE's new album, "De Vermis Mysteriis", sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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TORCHE: New Video Interview Posted Online

FloridaGeekScene.com conducted an interview with Miami purveyors of hard rock TORCHE on May 12 at Will's Pub in Orlando, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. TORCHE released its third album, "Harmonicraft", on April 24 via Volcom Entertainment. The bandmembers produced the CD in their hometown studio, Pinecrust, and delivered the finished recordings to ...

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Sentenced to Life - BLACK BREATH

BLACK BREATH captured lightning in a bottle on debut full length "Heavy Breathing", one of those releases on which everything clicked, the stars aligned, and the Swedish death metal (ENTOMBED in particular) crossed with crusty hardcore worked in a way that made the Seattle rabble set themselves apart from the pack. Hell, BLACK BREATH's voltage ...

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