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DUFF MCKAGAN, JOSH HOMME To Appear On 'Portlandia'

According to Radio.com, former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE mainman Josh Homme and ex-DEAD KENNEDYS singer Jello Biafra are among the musicians who will make appearances in the next season of the IFC sketch comedy show "Portlandia". "Whether there is no shortage of celebrities who want to ...

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JELLO BIAFRA, MAX CAVALERA, PHIL RIND, TOMMY VICTOR To Guest On TEENAGE TIME KILLER Debut

Singer/bassist Mike Dean and singer/drummer Reed Mullin of hardcore punk veterans CORROSION OF CONFORMITY recently joined forces with a number of well-known musicians from the metal and hardcore scenes to create the new project TEENAGE TIME KILLER. The instrumental parts for the upcoming debut release from TEENAGE TIME KILLER, which is named after a RUDIMENTARY ...

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IGGY POP Bobblehead Available For Pre-Order

Drastic Plastic Collectibles and Impact Merchandising have announced the release of Iggy Pop, the second of their limited-edition bobbleheads. Since his raucous proto-punk, peanut butter smearing days with THE STOOGES, few "street walking cheetahs" have mastered the maniacal with as much grit, gusto and flair as Iggy Pop. This rare figure is hand-numbered and limited ...

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DANKO JONES 'Oral History' Book Due In October

An oral history book about Canadian rockers DANKO JONES, "Too Much Trouble - A Very Oral History Of Danko Jones", by Stuart Berman will be released by ECW Press in October. The book's official description: "DANKO JONES may be a straight-forward rock band, but their story is anything but. They're a band that has roots ...

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UNSANE To Release 'Wreck' In March

Legendary New York City rock powerhouse UNSANE will release its long-awaited seventh full-length album, "Wreck", on March 20 via Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles label. Recorded by the band and producer Andrew Schneider at Brooklyn's Translator Audio (PELICAN, KEELHAUL), "Wreck" is an unfettered burst of pent up emotions and frustrations channeled into song and an unflinching ...

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Musical Mastermind Behind GREEN JELLY Releases New Album

As musical mastermind behind the controversial early '90s band GREEN JELLY, guitarist/producer CJ Buscaglia crafted the slimy rock grooves on their million-selling album "Cereal Killer". Fans of their Grammy-nominated follow-up "333" know the self-proclaimed "world's worst band" was actually pretty good, powered by Buscaglia's crosshatched guitars and classic-sounding thrust. Long past the costumed juvenalia and ...

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MINISTRY Movie 'Fix' To Screen At CMJ This October

Gigantic Pictures announced today that "Fix: The Ministry Movie", a documentary film about the scariest and most extreme band ever, will be screened at the CMJ Music Festival on October 19. Directed by Douglas Freel, the film tells the story of the band's 1996 "Sphinctour" as a both cautionary tale and an insider's look at ...

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Human Remains - HELL

I damn near missed this one, and what an unforgivable crime that would have been. U.K. occult metal act and obscure NWOBHM fringe sitters HELL released multiple demos during 1982-1986, but never got over the hump. Many years later SABBAT vet, acclaimed producer, and dedicated HELL fan Andy Sneap got to chatting with a few ...

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AMEBIX To Release 'Redux' EP This Month

Legendary U.K. crust punks AMEBIX will release a new three-song EP, "Redux", on June 28 via Profane Existence Records. The CD, which will contain live and re-recorded versions of several of the band's classics — including "Winter", "Chain Reaction" and "Arise" — was remixed by current AMEBIX drummer Roy Mayorga (NAUSEA, CRISIS, SOULFLY, STONE SOUR). ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Premieres New Claymation Video

The claymation video for "Save Me", a song off KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's latest, self-titled album, can be viewed below. The clip, which finds the band in an alien encounter, was directed by Jim Starace and is guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz's "favorite video shoot EVER!" Adam tells CraveOnline.com, "It took like half an hour and we were turned ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: 'Lords Of War' Video Released

"Lords Of War", the new video from Providence, Rhode Island progressive metallic hardcore ragers THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL — who feature in their ranks former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and SEEMLESS frontman Jesse Leach — can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's recently released debut album, "Awaken". According to a press release, THE EMPIRE ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: New Behind-The-Scenes Webisodes, Live Footage Posted Online

Providence, Rhode Island progressive metallic hardcore ragers THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL — who feature in their ranks former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and SEEMLESS frontman Jesse Leach — have posted two new behind-the-scenes webisodes as well as footage of "The Kingdom" performance from a recent concert in Brooklyn, New York. The videos are the most recent installments ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL Posts New Video Diary

A new video diary from Providence, Rhode Island progressive metallic hardcore ragers THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL can be viewed below. The video is the first installment in a series of behind-the-scenes clips created by the band's close friend Kyle Regan that documents THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL's experience releasing their debut LP, "Awaken", via guitarist Nick ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: 'Awaken' Performance Video Available

Video footage of Providence, Rhode Island's freshly-minted metallic hardcore powerhouse THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL performing the title track from its debut album, "Awaken", can be viewed below. "Awaken" will be released on THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL guitarist Nick Sollecito's own Angle Side Side Records on November 17. Featuring the vocal talents of ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE throat ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: New Song Posted Online

Providence, Rhode Island's freshly-minted metallic hardcore powerhouse THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL will release its debut album, "Awaken", on guitarist Nick Sollecito's own Angle Side Side Records on November 17. The CD's title cut is now available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Featuring the vocal talents of ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE throat Jesse Leach, ...

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THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL: More 'Awaken' Album Details Revealed

Providence, Rhode Island's freshly-minted metallic hardcore powerhouse THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL will release its debut album, "Awaken", on guitarist Nick Sollecito's own Angle Side Side Records on November 17. Featuring the vocal talents of ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE throat Jesse Leach, THE EMPIRE SHALL FALL's sound is rooted in metal/hardcore, citing luminaries AT THE GATES, MESHUGGAH, and ...

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