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KORN's LUZIER, SHAFFER Interviewed At Toronto Stop Of 'Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival' (Video)

Mike Bax of Lithium Magazine took part in a roundtable interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier at the July 25 stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about KORN's plans for the band's next album, Munky ...

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KORN's MUNKY Speaks To 97.1 THE EAGLE ROCKS (Video)

Clo Raborn of the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas radio station 97.1 The Eagle Rocks recently conducted an interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer. You can now watch the chat below. The deluxe reissue of KORN's 2013 album, "The Paradigm Shift: World Tour Edition" (Prospect Park) was made available at Best Buy stores in North America ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY, KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS To Guest On RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's New EMIGRATE Album

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its sophomore album, "Silent So Long", on October 17. According to Amazon.de, the CD, which was mixed in February/March by Ben Grosse (MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED), features guest appearances by Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD) and Jonathan Davis (KORN). Says Kruspe: "For me, it ...

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KORN's MUNKY Thinks Next Album Will 'Lean Towards A Bit More Funk'

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! took part in a roundtable interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier at the July 27 stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Hartford, Connecticut. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about KORN's plans for the band's next album, Munky ...

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Former DEVILDRIVER Members Reunite In BELLUM

"Kill The Man", the title track of the forthcoming debut album from the Santa Barbara, California-based metallers BELLUM, who feature in their ranks two founding members of the bands DEVILDRIVER (Evan Pitts and Jonathan Miller) and BUILT ON DECAY (Alex Chantes and Andy Villasenor), can be streamed below. Says BELLUM: "BELLUM has been an artistic ...

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KORN Wants Fan Bullying Stories For 'Hater' Video

According to The Pulse Of Radio, KORN is preparing to make a video for the new song "Hater" and wants fans to get involved. The band is asking for people to submit video clips in which they speak about their experiences as victims of bullying, abuse or hatred and how it affected them. Some of ...

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Former KORN Drummer And Ex-ANYONE Frontman To Release INFINIKA Debut in September

INFINIKA, the new band featuring former KORN drummer David Silveria and ex-ANYONE frontman Riz Story will digitally release its debut album, "Echoes And Traces", on September 1. The experimental rock effort contains 14 original tracks, including six songs that were featured in Story's directorial project "A Winter Rose" (opening film of the 17th annual Dances ...

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VOIVOD Recruits Bassist DOMINIC 'ROCKY' LAROCHE Following Split With BLACKY; Video Of First Performance

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have tapped Dominic "Rocky" Laroche to play bass for the band following the departure of Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky). Laroche, who has previously performed with blues musician Steve Hill, made his live debut with VOIVOD last night (Saturday, July 12) at Festival Jonquière En Musique in the group's former hometown of ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Throws His Weight Behind Crowdfunding Campaign For Movie About MILES DAVIS

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo has recorded a video message in support of Don Cheadle's Indiegogo campaign to fund the forthcoming "Miles Ahead" film — Don's planned tribute to the life and works of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis. Don Cheadle makes his directorial debut and portrays the internationally renowned music icon. Filming takes place ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH Interviewed On 'Hangar 19' (Audio)

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" podcast recently conducted an interview with KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A brand new KORN song called "Hater", which arrived at rock radio on June 19, is taken from the upcoming expanded edition of the band's ...

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KORN: New Song 'Hater' Available For Streaming

A brand new KORN track called "Hater" can be streamed below. The song, which arrived at rock radio on Thursday (June 19), is taken from the upcoming expanded edition of the band's latest album, "The Paradigm Shift". KORN frontman Jonathan Davis told The Pulse Of Radio that the track is a direct rebuttal to the ...

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KORN Releases Brand New Song 'Hater'

A brand new KORN track called "Hater" arrives at rock radio on Thursday (June 19), taken from the upcoming expanded edition of the band's latest album, "The Paradigm Shift". KORN frontman Jonathan Davis told The Pulse Of Radio that the track is a direct rebuttal to the kind of person described in the title of ...

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Top to Bottom - ON TOP

To quote my review of ON TOP's "Top Heavy" album from 2011, "Rule number one of heavy metal marketing, circa 1986: bait your audience with an album cover that provokes a purchase without even sampling the contents. Rule number two, if you get to make a video, load it up with more T&A than a ...

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CRIPPER Signs With METAL BLADE

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German thrashers CRIPPER. CRIPPER is convincing with its enthralling mix of old-school and modern thrash metal. Served with technical refinement and a lot of groove, the band kicks ass while being varied and distinct. Since their formation in 2005, the guys and gal from Hannover, Germany have ...

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The Talas of Satan - HARDCORE ANAL HYDROGEN

Such chic wordplay to parlay a fart in moniker. While hardly as outrageous a name as ANAL CUNT, French genre splicers HARDCORE ANAL HYDROGEN are a cacophonous case of WTF? Smashing ATARI TEENAGE RIOT, REFUSED, FANTOMAS, "Bollywood" (as in metalled-up Indian folk music), grind, and black metal (got all that?) into a 22-minute senses rape, ...

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