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MONUMENTS To Release 'Phronesis' Album In October

British progressive metal band MONUMENTS will release its long-awaited third album, "Phronesis", on October 5 via Century Media Records. "The word 'Phronesis' was a big part of society and philosophy in ancient Greece", explains MONUMENTS. "Phronesis is wisdom, but a really specific type of wisdom to do with oneself. Wisdom on your practical actions, good ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Receiving Treatment For Post-Surgical Complications Following Liver Transplant

VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian, who underwent liver transplant surgery last month, has returned to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to receive treatment for post-surgical complications, including infection and bile leaks. According to his wife Dana, the thrash metal vocalist was admitted on Friday and is undergoing "lots and lots" of diagnostic tests, with ...

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TERROR UNIVERSAL: 'Through The Mirrors' Video

"Through The Mirrors", the new slasher flick-inspired video from TERROR UNIVERSAL, the "horror metal" band featuring ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri (who also previously played with SOULFLY), can be seen below. The song is taken from TERROR UNIVERSAL's full-length debut, "Make Them Bleed", which was released on January 19 via Minus Head Records. The disc ...

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Reunited VIO-LENCE Plus Members Of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN Perform At 'Killian On Command' Benefit Concert (Video)

TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE members performed at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian last night (Saturday, January 20) at The Midway in San Francisco, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" saw the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material spanning the band's entire catalog of songs written from 1985 through 1992. They ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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Make Them Bleed - TERROR UNIVERSAL

Easy one to kick off the new year, what do all these acts have in common: GWAR, LORDI, SLIPKNOT, MUSHROOMHEAD, MOTOGRATER, GHOST, UNDERLINED, ASESINO, BERZERKER and Buckethead? The same thing as TERROR UNIVERSAL, a supergroup of masked marauders. Here the band is made up of alumni from ILL NINO and UPON A BURNING BED. What ...

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LORDI: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LORDI's entire October 15 concert at at Volta in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. LORDI is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", which was released in September 2106 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force One" was produced by Nino Laurenne ...

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TERROR UNIVERSAL Debut To Feature Guest Appearances By DISTURBED, FEAR FACTORY Bassists

"Make Them Bleed", the full-length debut from TERROR UNIVERSAL, the "horror metal" band featuring ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri (who also previously played with SOULFLY), has had its release date pushed back to January 19, 2018 from the previously announced October 2017 (via Minus Head Records). The disc will feature guest appearances by bassists John ...

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Video: MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Perform SEPULTURA's 'Roots' In Zurich

Fan-filmed video footage of former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) performing on August 3 at Dynamo Grosser Saal in Zurich, Switzerland can be seen below. Igor and Max's "Return To Roots" tour sees them celebrating the twentieth anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" album by performing the LP in its entirety. They ...

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ILL NIÑO Singer On Next Album: 'We Really Have To Offer Something That's Far And Beyond Whatever We've Done'

Latin metallers ILL NIÑO have begun writing material for their next studio album. The New Jersey-based group, which is currently celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of their debut LP, "Revolution Revolución", with European and Australian tour dates, hasn't released a full-length record since 2014's "Till Death, La Familia". Asked by Australia's "Rabid Noise" if a new ...

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'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song' Video Feat. Members Of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM

The official video for "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival, can be seen below. The clip, which was edited by Antti Kuivalainen and Ykä Järvinen, includes excerpts from Tuska 2015 and 2016 aftermovies as well as newly shot studio footage. The 12-inch vinyl version ...

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NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Contribute To 'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song'

Members of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, WINTERSUN, AMORPHIS, HIM, BATTLE BEAST and CHILDREN OF BODOM are among the musicians who have contributed to "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival. Tuska promoter Jouni Markkanen said: "All proceeds from this project will be collected to the 'Tuska 20 ...

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ILL NIÑO Is 'Excited' To Begin Work On New Music

Latin metallers ILL NIÑO are preparing to commence work on their next studio album. The New Jersey-based group, which is currently celebrating the 15th anniversary of their debut LP, "Revolution Revolución", with a European tour, hasn't released a full-length record since 2014's "Till Death, La Familia". Asked by "Mike James Rock Show" if ILL NIÑO ...

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Watch IGOR CAVALERA Perform SEPULTURA Classics In Chicago

Drum-cam footage of former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera performing the SEPULTURA songs "Breed Apart" and "Straighthate" with his brother Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) on February 23 in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. Igor and Max's "Return To Roots" tour sees them celebrating the twentieth anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" album by performing the LP in ...

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LORDI Mainman Says Heavy Metal Is No Longer The Law Of The Land In Finland: 'It's All Hip-Hop And Rap Now'

LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi says that heavy metal and hard rock artists have once again become marginalized in Finland, where the likes of CHILDREN OF BODOM and NIGHTWISH regularly topped the charts with their single and full-length releases. After LORDI won the annual Eurovision Song Contest — which is usually known for its display of ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Announce Second U.S. Leg Of 'Return To Roots' Tour; IMMOLATION, FULL OF HELL To Support

Former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) will embark on another North American tour in February to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety. Several new cities will witness the performance by Max, Igor, Marc Rizzo (guitar; SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ILL ...

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Watch 'Censored' Version Of LORDI's 'Hug You Hardcore' Video

The "censored" version of "Hug You Hardcore", the new video from Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", due in Europe on September 16 and in the U.S. on September 30 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force ...

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Video Premiere: LORDI's 'Hug You Hardcore'

"Hug You Hardcore", the new video from Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", due in Europe on September 16 and in the U.S. on September 30 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force One" was produced by ...

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