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SHINEDOWN Film 'Attention Attention' Acquired By GRAVITAS VENTURES

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios Company, has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to SHINEDOWN's film "Attention Attention", a cinematic experience of the band's 2018 studio album of the same name. Directed by Bill Yukich and featuring band members Brent Smith (vocals), Zach Myers (guitar), Eric Bass (bass, production), and Barry Kerch (drums) along with ...

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EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD, HIRAX Members Perform 'A Lesson In Violence' At TOM HUNTING Benefit Concert (Video)

Current and former members of EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD, HIRAX and FORBIDDEN performed the EXODUS classic "A Lesson In Violence" with hardcore punk legends THE BONELESS ONES last night (Saturday, July 17) at Holy Diver in Sacramento, California. The event was a benefit for EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting who recently underwent a successful total gastrectomy, less ...

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DECAPITATED Pushes Back Against Attempts 'To Cause Damage' To Band By Revisiting Four-Year-Old Rape Charges

Polish tech death masters DECAPITATED have pushed back against attempts by unnamed individals to force the cancelation of the band's recently announced European 25th-anniversary tour. The controversy stems from the fact all four members of DECAPITATED were accused by a woman of gang-raping her after a concert in 2017 in Spokane, Washington. In January 2018, ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Shares 'Don't Leave Us' Poem

Founding BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has shared a new original poem called "Don't Leave Us". Check it out below. Ward has released a number of poems in recent months, some inspired by the coronavirus pandemic and others celebrating the fall–winter holiday season, including Thanksgiving and Christmas. Bill was on board for the SABBATH reunion ...

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SCOTT IAN Thinks 'World Having Gone Through A Pandemic' Will Be Represented On Next ANTHRAX Album

During an appearance on Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, Scott Ian of New York thrash metal pioneers ANTHRAX, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, reflected on the evolution of the band's songwriting process. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I very much feel like we look at songwriting very much the ...

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UNDEROATH Drops New Single 'Damn Excuses'

UNDEROATH has been a formative voice in progressive, heavy rock for almost two decades. Today, they share their blistering new single "Damn Excuses" out on Fearless Records. This release marks the first new music from UNDEROATH since 2018's Grammy-nominated full-length "Erase Me", and launches a brand new chapter in the band's career. "Damn Excuses" was ...

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Who Invented The Devil Horns? AXS TV's 'Music's Greatest Mysteries' Attempts To Get To Bottom Of Decades-Long Debate

An episode of AXS TV's popular investigative documentary series "Music's Greatest Mysteries" focusing on the origin of the so-called "devil horns" will premiere on Wednesday (July 14). A preview is available below. "Music's Greatest Mysteries" presents an immersive journey that puts the spotlight on the infamous legends, colorful characters, and monumental moments that have confounded ...

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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Undergoes Successful Total Gastrectomy

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has undergone a successful total gastrectomy, less than five months after he started treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Hunting's EXODUS bandmate Gary Holt took to his Instagram about 45 minutes after the completion of the surgery — which lasted between four and five hours — and said ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Is Officially Recording Its Ninth Album

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has entered the Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada to begin recording its new album for a 2022 release. Helming the effort once again is Kevin Churko, the Canadian record producer/engineer and songwriter who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, DISTURBED, IN THIS MOMENT and HELLYEAH, among others. On Friday ...

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ANTHRAX Joins PANDORA For First-Ever Heavy Metal Mode

Today, Friday July 9, 2021, Pandora has launched its first-ever metal Artist Takeover Mode featuring heavy-metal legends ANTHRAX. The Grammy-winning, trailblazing five-piece is a fitting first pick for the genre's inaugural Mode. Listen to ANTHRAX's Artist Takeover Mode on Pandora's Classic Metal station here. Ian and Benante share commentary throughout their ...

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LAURA JANE GRACE Announces Appearance At Four Seasons Total Landscaping In Philadelphia

Emmy-nominated artist, author, activist and musician Laura Jane Grace (AGAINST ME!, THE DEVOURING MOTHERS) is proud and honored to announce her most prestigious appearance of 2021. Taking place on Saturday, August 21, Grace will perform a full solo set at the now-famous Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In what will be her most ...

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DISTURBED: Interior Art Preview From 'Dark Messiah' Graphic Novel

An interior art preview from the first issue of Incendium's DISTURBED collaboration, the all-new "Dark Messiah" comic book series, is available below. DISTURBED's "Dark Messiah" begins with a five-issue arc. Published under Heavy Metal Entertainment and Incendium's music-focused OPUS imprint, the story was conceptualized by Incendium CEO Llexi Leon and Tim Seeley ("Nightwing", "Hack/Slash") and ...

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THE OFFSPRING Releases Music Video For 'This Is Not Utopia'

Southern California rockers THE OFFSPRING have released the official Samuel Bayer-directed music video for the song "This Is Not Utopia". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Let The Bad Times Roll", which arrived in April via Concord Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Days Go By" was once again produced by Bob Rock, ...

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Former URIAH HEEP Singer JOHN LAWTON Dead At 74

Former URIAH HEEP singer John Lawton has died at the age of 74. Lawton was URIAH HEEP's frontman from 1976 to 1979, appearing on three of the band's studio albums: "Firefly" (1977), "Innocent Victim" (1977) and "Fallen Angel" (1978) Earlier today, URIAH HEEP issued the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we share ...

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