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FEAR FACTORY: Audio Snippet Of New Song 'Protomech'

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY will release their ninth studio album, "Genexus", on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD). ...

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Video: LYNCH MOB Performs In Toronto

Fan-filmed video footage of LYNCH MOB's June 6 concert at Rockpile West in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be seen below. LYNCH MOB's new album, "Rebel", will be released in August via Frontiers. The first song and video from the CD will be premiered later this week. In a recent interview with Myglobalmind, LYNCH MOB guitarist ...

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SOULFLY: 'Archangel' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

SOULFLY's tenth studio album, "Archangel", will be released on August 14 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Matt Hyde, who has previously worked with SLAYER and CHILDREN OF BODOM. The cover artwork was created by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM) and can be seen below. "I am so proud to ...

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LYNCH MOB: EPK For 'Rebel' Album

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for LYNCH MOB's new album, "Rebel", is available below. The CD will be released in August via Frontiers. The first song and video from the album will be premiered next week. In a recent interview with Myglobalmind, LYNCH MOB guitarist George Lynch stated about the band's musical approach: "I think ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Genexus' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY will release their ninth studio album, "Genexus", on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD). ...

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New FEAR FACTORY Album 'Genexus' To Feature Guest Appearance By JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

On May 21, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (pictured). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On FEAR FACTORY's forthcoming album, "Genexus", due on August 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment: "'Genexus' is 'genesis' ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Release 'Genexus' Album In August

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have set "Genexus" as the title of their ninth studio album, due on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ...

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VOLBEAT Has Not Yet Booked Studio Time For Next Album

Nic and Big J of the Boise, Idaho radio station 100.3 The X Rocks conducted an interview with former ANTHRAX and current VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano at this year's Rock On The Range, which is being held May 15-17 at MAPFRE Stadium (formerly Crew Stadium) in Columbus. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking ...

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NIGHTWISH Announces 2016 North American Tour

Finland-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have announced their 26-date headlining tour of North America for 2016, launching in Sayreville, New Jersey on February 19, hitting six Canadian cities plus Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Orleans, then closing out in Tampa, Florida on March 23. Opening for the tour will be Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN. Checking in from ...

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TANK's 'Valley Of Tears' Pushed Back To September

"Valley Of Tears", the new album from British power metal mercenaries TANK, has had its release date pushed back to September 18 from the previously announced June 8. Joining guitarists Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans on the group's's new CD are former DRAGONFORCE frontman ZP Theart, who has been a member of TANK's touring lineup ...

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NIGHTWISH's 'Imaginaerum' Movie To Receive North American Release

The long-awaited NIGHTWISH movie "Imaginaerum" will finally be released in North America on June 16 via Nuclear Blast. "Imaginaerum" tells the story of an elderly composer Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, ...

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FEAR FACTORY's BURTON C. BELL Is 'Putting Finishing Touches' On Vocals For New Album

FEAR FACTORY's Burton C. Bell is "putting the finishing touches on his vocals" for the band's new studio album, tentatively due this summer via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD is being recorded in part at NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with longtime producer/collaborator Rhys Fulber and engineer Mike Plotnikoff. The effort will be ...

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LARS ULRICH Is To Blame For Lack Of Bass On METALLICA's '…And Justice For All' Album: Mixing Engineer

In a brand new interview with Ultimate-Guitar.com, Steve Thompson, a prominent music producer who has worked with a vast array of rock icons, including GUNS N' ROSES (on "Appetite For Destruction"), KORN (on "Follow The Leader") and SOUNDGARDEN (on "A-Sides") spoke about the mixing sessions for METALLICA's classic 1988 album, "…And Justice For ...

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PIST.ON Reunites, Begins Work On New Material

After more than a decade of silence, gloomy melodic New York metallers PIST.ON have confirmed an end to their self-imposed exile and are set to reunite. Having never officially split up, the band is ready to pick up from where they left off. Henry Font (vocals, guitar), Burton Gans (guitar) and Jeff McManus (drums) from ...

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TANK: 'Valley Of Tears' Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

British power metal mercenaries TANK recently extended their record deal with Metal Mind Productions, the label that re-released the band's back catalogue and issued their recent albums "War Machine" (2010) and "War Nation" (2012). TANK's new album, "Valley Of Tears", will be released in North America on June 9 via MVD. Joining guitarists Mick Tucker ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Entire Brisbane Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY's entire March 1 performance in Brisbane, Australia as part of this year's Soundwave festival can be seen below. FEAR FACTORY last year entered NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with longtime producer/collaborator Rhys Fulber and engineer Mike Plotnikoff to begin tracking its new album for a summer 2015 ...

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DINO CAZARES On Upcoming FEAR FACTORY Album: 'We're Gonna Keep It Real, Keep It What We Are And Who We Are'

On October 9, 2014, Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares at T.J. Martell Foundation's Rock 'N' Bowl tournament at the PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about what FEAR FACTORY is trying to accomplish with its forthcoming ...

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AC/DC: Go Behind The Scenes Of Photo Shoot

Behind-the-scenes video footage from AC/DC's fall 2014 photo session — featuring Angus Young (guitar), Stevie Young (guitar), Brian Johnson (vocals) and Cliff Williams (bass) — can be seen below. As previously reported, the average price for tickets to AC/DC's upcoming North American tour on the secondary market is around $255, according to Forbes.com. The most ...

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TANK To Release 'Valley Of Tears' Album In June

British power metal mercenaries TANK recently extended their record deal with Metal Mind Productions, the label that re-released the band's back catalogue and issued their recent albums "War Machine" (2010) and "War Nation" (2012). TANK's new album, "Valley Of Tears", will be released in North America on June 9 via MVD. Joining guitarists Mick Tucker ...

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CLIFF BURTON's Father On His Son: He 'Knew His Talent But He Never Bragged About It'

On February 10, Rock 103 in Memphis, Tennessee honored late, great original METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton on his 53rd birthday with an exclusive interview with Cliff's father Ray Burton (pictured). The station continued Cliff's life celebration throughout the day with a Cliff 'Em All Two For Tuesday featuring the first three METALLICA albums Cliff played ...

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VOLBEAT Signs North American Management Deal With Q PRIME

Q Prime, the New York-based music management firm founded and run by Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch, today announced the North American management signing of the Grammy-nominated Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT. "Anytime you see a band (in Lubbock, Texas no less) who can play Johnny Cash's 'Ring Of Fire' and their own 'Hangman's Body ...

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