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ICED EARTH: 'Incorruptible' Cover Artwork Unveiled

ICED EARTH will release its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), in mid-June. The cover artwork for the disc has just been unveiled and can be seen below. "Incorruptible" track listing: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. ...

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U.D.O. And DIRKSCHNEIDER Joined By Guitarist BILL HUDSON

Bill Hudson has joined U.D.O. and DIRKSCHNEIDER — the two bands fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — as the replacement for the recently departed Finnish guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen. U.D.O. and DIRKSCHNEIDER said in a statement: "We are very proud to announce that Mr. Bill Hudson from Brazil is the new guitarist of DIRKSCHNEIDER/U.D.O.! ...

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KORN Drummer RAY LUZIER Doesn't Know What 'Nu Metal' Is

Barbara Caserta of Italy's Linea Rock conducted an interview with KORN drummer Ray Luzier after the band's March 12 show at Alcatraz in Milan, Italy with HELLYEAH and HEAVEN SHALL BURN as the support acts. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN's 2016 "The Serenity Of ...

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Norway's AMMUNITION Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of Norway's AMMUNITION. AMMUNITION was founded in 2014 by the songwriting duo Age Sten Nilsen (formerly of WIG WAM) and the multi-talented Erik Mårtensson (ECLIPSE, W.E.T., NORDIC UNION). AMMUNITION released its stellar debut album, "Shanghaied", in 2015 on its own label. Teaming up with former TNT and JACK ...

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ICED EARTH To Release 'Incorruptible' Album In June

ICED EARTH has completed work on its new album, "Incorruptible" (formerly "The Judas Goat"), for a mid-June release. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Great Heathen Army 02. Black Flag 03. Raven Wing 04. The Veil 05. Seven Headed Whore 06. The Relic (Part 1) 07. Ghost Dance (Awaken The Ancestors) ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, LINKIN PARK, DEF LEPPARD, Ex-SKID ROW, GUNS N' ROSES Members To Perform On 'The Comedy Jam'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Chester Bennington (LINKIN PARK), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) and Scott Stapp (CREED, ART OF ANARCHY) are among the musicians who will perform on Comedy Central's new comedy and music series "The Comedy Jam", premiering March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Watch your favorite actors and comedians make ...

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New Album Premiere: UNCURED's 'Medusa'

"Medusa", the debut full-length album from the New York-based progressive metal band UNCURED, can be streamed in its entirety at the group's web site, www.uncuredband.com. The disc will be released on March 10. UNCURED has attracted international attention for its combination of technical musicianship, brutal riffs and beautiful, melodic interludes. The band released ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer Says 'For All Kings' Album 'Was A Labor Of Love'

Jay Nanda of San Antonio Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about ANTHRAX's latest album, "For All Kings", now that it's been out ...

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ASHES OF ARES Parts Ways With Drummer VAN WILLIAMS

ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring former ICED EARTH members Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales, has parted ways with drummer Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE). Says the band: "This decision was both mutual and amicable, and we wish Van nothing but the best with GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS and any other future endeavors. "What does that mean for ...

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