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EXHORDER Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER have signed to Nuclear Blast Records. EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) on guitar and Sasha Horn (FORBIDDEN) on drums. Comments Thomas: "The excitement level of ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS: 'I've Had A Really F**ked-Up Year'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was interviewed for the latest episode of "The Jasta Show", the podcast hosted by HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his resilience in the wake of adversity: Davis: "I like doing what I do. ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN To Release 'One Bad M.F. Live!!' In October

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman will release a new live album, "One Bad M.F. Live!!", on October 19 via via Prosthetic Records. A track from the disc, "Whiteworm", can be streamed below. "One Bad M.F. Live!!" was recorded at the final concert of Friedman's most recent tour, on April 14 at "Guitarfest 2018", which was ...

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EXHORDER Frontman: 'It Seems Like Every Time We Come Back After A Long Hiatus, The Interest In The Band Is Higher'

Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock conducted an interview with frontman Kyle Thomas and guitarist Vinnie LaBella of legendary American metallers EXHORDER prior to their July 14 concert at Reggies in Chicago, Illinois. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what led to EXHORDER ...

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EXHORDER: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of EXHORDER's entire performance at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France, can be seen below. EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) on guitar ...

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SEAR BLISS: 'Shroud' Lyric Video Released

Long-running Hungarian atmospheric black metal band SEAR BLISS will release its eighth album, "Letters From The Edge", in July via Hammerheart Records. The group, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, has just made available the first song, "Shroud", from the upcoming album in the form of a lyric video created by guitarist Attila Kovács. SEAR ...

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Former NEVERMORE And FORBIDDEN Guitarist TIM CALVERT Dies At 52

Former FORBIDDEN and NEVERMORE guitarist Tim Calvert died this morning after battling an aggressive form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. He was only 52 years old. Tim's passing was announced by his sister, Vicky Calvert-Hawkins, who wrote in a Facebook post: "Myself and my husband Bret (along with several wonderful doctors, and hospice providers) ...

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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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SEAR BLISS To Release 'Letters From The Edge' Album In The Summer

Long-running Hungarian atmospheric black metal band SEAR BLISS has signed with Hammerheart Records. The group, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, will release its eighth album, "Letters From The Edge", in the summer. SEAR BLISS vocalist and leader András Nagy said: "It's been a while since our last album was released. Many things happened... some ...

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PRONG, W.A.S.P., Ex-TESTAMENT Members Honor SLAYER At 'Ultimate Jam Night' (Video)

"Ultimate Jam Night", the long-running weekly show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, honored SLAYER on Tuesday, March 13. Taking part in the even were the entire band PRONG (Tommy Victor, Jason Christopher and Art Cruz), former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian (TRAUMA), ex-TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Steve Smyth, Aquiles Priester (W.A.S.P., PRIMAL ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Has No Interest In Re-Recording Early Albums With Current Lineup

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser was recently interviewed by Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast. You can now listen to the chat at this location. Asked if SEPULTURA would ever consider re-recording material from early albums like "Morbid Visions" and "Schizophrenia" with the band's current lineup, Andreas said: "No, man. I don't ...

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New Lineup Of EXHORDER Performs In New York (Video)

The new lineup of the legendary American thrash metal band EXHORDER made its official live debut last night (Friday, February 9) at the St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below (courtesy of Chucky Browns Hood TV). EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer DAN NELSON Launches WOLFPACK BLACK

Former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson has launched a brand-new project called WOLFPACK BLACK. Rounded out by bassist Pat Foote (STEEL REIGN) and drummer Dan Mintzer (PULL, BREAKAGE RISING), the group's sound is described as "metal through and through" with songs that are "both brutal and catchy." For more information, visit the WOLFPACK BLACK

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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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