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PHILIP ANSELMO Fronts EYEHATEGOD At New Orleans Concert (Video)

Former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT singer Philip Anselmo fronted fellow New Orleans noise merchants EYEHATEGOD at a hometown concert last night (Friday, August 19) at the Southport Music Hall. He was filling in for EYEHATEGOD singer Michael IX Williams, who was unable to make the concert due to "health issues." Video footage of the performance ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Performs In Rijssen, The Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of TESTAMENT's August 4 performance at Lucky in Rijssen, The Netherlands can be seen below. TESTAMENT's twelfth album, "The Brotherhood Of The Snake", will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was once again created by Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with ATHEIST, SIGH, ANACRUSIS and GWAR, ...

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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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HATEBREED Signs Worldwide Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST

New Haven, Connecticut hardcore giants HATEBREED have renewed their relationship with Nuclear Blast by signing a brand new, worldwide deal with the label. The group previously released its last album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", through Nuclear Blast in Europe, and now the band has chosen to expand its partnership with the company by including North ...

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GWAR Announces Special Hometown New Year's Eve Show

As GWAR continue their global domination on their 30th-anniversary tour, the intergalactic warlords have announced a special show for New Year's Eve! "Midnight In The GWARden Of New Year's Evil" will take place December 31 at the National in GWAR's adopted home of Richmond, Virginia. The event is presented by Night Prowler Productions and XL102. ...

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GWAR Returns To A.V. Club 'Undercover' Series For Fourth Time

For the fourth year in a row (the most by any artist human, Scumdog or otherwise), your masters GWAR returned to the A.V. Club to take part in the A.V. "Undercover" series. The "Undercover" series features artists covering other artists' music. GWAR's first offering tackled the KANSAS classic "Carry On Wayward Son" — which was ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI SHEPHERD Says It's 'Unfortunate' Female Metal Musicians Are Not Widely Accepted

Metal Wani's editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES singer Heidi Shepherd. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the seemingly endless amount of online criticism levelled at BUTCHER BABIES: "You know, I don't read ...

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New Song Premiere: MASTERS OF METAL's 'Evolution Of Being'

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'Take It Like A Man' Track Listing Revealed

Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES will release their sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and GOJIRA. "Take It Like A Man" track listing: 01. Monsters Ball 02. Igniter 03. ...

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MASTERS OF METAL Feat. AGENT STEEL Members: 'From Worlds Beyond' Album Due In September

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Reveal 'Hidden Talents'

BUTCHER BABIES were interviewed at the Graspop Metal Meeting on June 19 in Dessel, Belgum. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about their "hidden talents," BUTCHER BABIES singer Carla Harvey said: "I'm an artist. I write comic books. And I wrote a novel. And I was also a mortician. I did [the mortuary ...

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KNOTFEST 2015: Complete Details Revealed

Knotfest returns to the San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, California this fall, with an unprecedented lineup of metal and heavy music titans, spread out over three nights. The SLIPKNOT-curated event, now in its third year (and second as a Southern California weekend destination festival), attracted over 50,000 fans in 2014, and looks ...

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Video Premiere: BUTCHER BABIES' 'Monsters Ball'

"Monsters Ball", the new video from Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", which will be released on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' 'Take It Like A Man' To Include Reworked Version Of Band's First Single 'Blonde Girls All Look The Same'

MikeJamesRockShow.com conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey at the 2015 edition of the U.K.'s Download festival, which was held last weekend in Donington Park. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for BUTCHER BABIES' sophomore ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Explain 'Take It Like A Man' Album Title

Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES will release their sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and GOJIRA. The first song to be released from "Take It Like A Man" is ...

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GWAR Parts Ways With KIM DYLLA

GWAR, the world's premier shock rock band, today announced that Kim Dylla was released from the band directly following the fall 2014 "GWAR Eternal Tour", and will no longer perform with the group. Dylla played the character of Vulvatron, a buxom Scumdog from the distant future, on the band's last national tour. The group garnered ...

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GWAR Announces '30 Years Of Total World Domination Tour'

Thirty years have passed since GWAR awoke from the prison of their Antarctic slumber in 1985. Since that time, the band has used broadswords and guitars to shape the music and culture of mankind. 30 years later, the world sucks more than it ever has, and humans have GWAR to thank! Three decades of bloodlust, ...

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