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MIKE PORTNOY Announces 'Progressive Nation At Sea' Cruise

InsideOut Music has teamed up with Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian and Sixthman to bring Progressive Nation to the high seas in 2014! The inaugural sailing will take place February 18-22, 2014 on the luxurious Norwegian Pearl heading from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay and Freeport, Bahamas. This music festival at sea gives you an experience ...

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DROWNING POOL Drummer Shares 'Crazy' Tour Story (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest episode, focusing on Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL. The two-and-a-half-minute clip, which was filmed on March 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, can be seen below. DROWNING POOL recently posted video footage online ...

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DROWNING POOL Interviewed By BACKSTAGE ENTERTAINMENT (Video)

Jeremy Lafrentz of Backstage Entertainment conducted an interview with vocalist Jasen Moreno and bassist Stevie Benton of Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL before their July 24 concert at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska. You can now watch the chat below. DROWNING POOL recently posted video footage online taken on the group's third USO tour, ...

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ABORYM Announces New Touring Lineup

Italian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM have revealed their touring lineup for their upcoming festival appearances. Joining frontman Fabban and guitarist Paolo Pieri (HOUR OF PENANCE) will be HOUR OF PENANCE guitarist Giulio Moschini and STAMINA/ex-FROM DEPTHS bassist Lorenzo Zarone. ABORYM's Norwegian drummer Bård G. "Faust" Eithun (BLOOD TSUNAMI, MONGO NINJA, ex-EMPEROR) will not take part ...

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Two Dozen Noise Complaints Received During Yesterday's 'Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival'

According to the Bangor Daily News, yesterday's (Wednesday, July 17) Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival concert at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion (formerly Bangor Waterfront Park) in Bangor, Maine resulted in about a dozen noise complaints to Bangor Police Department and another 10 to City Manager Cathy Conlow and the city council. The concert came ...

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HELL OR HIGHWATER: New Song 'Wrong' Available For Streaming

HELL OR HIGHWATER, the band led by ATREYU drummer/vocalist Brandon Saller, will release a new EP, "The Other Side", on August 6 via US Records. The CD was produced by Fred Archambault (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DEATH BY STEREO) and it features cover artwork by Tom Hane of IN THIS MOMENT. "The Other Side" EP track listing: ...

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VOLBEAT: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of VOLBEAT's entire June 23 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. The Nameless One 02. Evelyn (with Mark "Barney" Greenway) 03. Sad Man's Tongue 04. Lola Montez 05. 16 Dollars 06. Mary Ann's Place 07. Dead but Rising 08. Maybellene ...

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Tunnel of No Light - OCTOBER TIDE

In-and-out dirge masters OCTOBER TIDE are back despite the loss of Tobias Netzell and Pierre Stam, who departed to release IN MOURNING's "The Weight of Oceans" last year. OCTOBER TIDE carries bleakness about them like an honor badge, thus they hardly let the exodus of Netzell and Stam deter them. If anything, their dark resolve ...

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The Dogs Have Barked, The Birds Have Flown - IRON TONGUE

Under normal, everyday circumstances, tempers might flare, fists fly, and even vomit spew over the mention of a relatively pure southern rock album being reviewed on these here pages; but when said album issues from the sharp-toothed maw of the eclectic Neurot Recordings, you can rest assured there's some kind of radical and unpredictable sonic ...

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HELL OR HIGHWATER: 'The Other Side' EP Details Revealed

HELL OR HIGHWATER, the band led by ATREYU drummer/vocalist Brandon Saller, will release a new EP, "The Other Side", on August 6 via US Records. The CD was produced by Fred Archambault (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DEATH BY STEREO) and it features cover artwork by Tom Hane of IN THIS MOMENT. "The Other Side" EP track listing: ...

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FLYLEAF: Entire 'Who We Are' EP Available For Streaming

A&M/Octone Records has announced the return of FLYLEAF with the band's new EP, "Who We Are", due on July 9. The extended-play recording features live songs from FLYLEAF's recent tour with new singer Kristen May and includes their new single, "Something Better", with a guest appearance by P.O.D. lead singer Sonny Sandoval. The track was ...

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SOIL: 'Shine On' Video Released

"Shine On", the new video from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL, can be seen below. The song, which is dedicated to the SOIL fans for standing by the band throughout the years, comes off the band's sixth studio album, "Whole", which will be released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent ...

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DROWNING POOL: Video Interview With STEVIE BENTON

On February 28, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with bassist Stevie Benton of Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL at Irving Plaza in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. DROWNING POOL recently posted video footage online taken on the group's third USO tour, which brought them to play ...

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ABORYM: 'Dirty' Video Released

"Dirty", the new video from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, can be seen below. Directed by Alberto Falcone, the clip features all three band members as well as actors, and, according to frontman and founder Fabban, the title of the track pretty much sums up the subject matter of the video. ABORYM's sixth full-length album, ...

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CHTHONIC: 'Supreme Pain For The Tyrant' Video Released

"Supreme Pain For The Tyrant", the new video from Taiwanese metal mavericks CHTHONIC, can be seen below. The song comes off CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", which is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD was recorded at Sweden's Sweetspot Studio by producer Rickard Bengtsson, who also worked on 2011's ...

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DROWNING POOL Interviewed By Germany's EMP ROCK INVASION (Video)

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with guitarist C.J. Pierce and singer Jasen Moreno of Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL. You can now watch the chat below. DROWNING POOL recently posted video footage online taken on the group's third USO tour, which brought them to play for U.S. troops stationed in the U.K. ...

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SOIL: 'Whole' Album Details Revealed

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL will release their sixth studio album, "Whole", on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "We wanted to call all the shots on this album and, for the first time ever, hold our future in our own hands," explains bassist Tim King. "Shine On", the album's ...

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CHTHONIC: Teaser For 'Supreme Pain For The Tyrant' Video

A teaser for "Supreme Pain For The Tyrant", the new video from Taiwanese metal mavericks CHTHONIC, can be seen below. The full clip will make its online debut on Monday, June 10. "Supreme Pain For The Tyrant" comes off CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", which is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget ...

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CHTHONIC: Entire 'Bú-Tik' Album Available For Streaming

"Bú-Tik", the seventh album from Taiwanese metal mavericks CHTHONIC, is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD was recorded at Sweden's Sweetspot Studio by producer Rickard Bengtsson, who also worked on 2011's critically lauded "Takasago Army" full-length and finds the band sharpening their signature brand of self-dubbed symphonic "orient ...

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CHTHONIC: 'Sail Into The Sunset's Fire' Video Explained

Taiwanese metal mavericks CHTHONIC have unleashed the second in a series of video singles from their forthcoming new full-length. Titled "Sail Into The Sunset's Fire", the latest tune comes by way of the band's seventh studio recording, "Bú-Tik". With "Bú-Tik", CHTHONIC continue their mission to build awareness of the myths of Taiwan and the tragic ...

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