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NEW YEARS DAY: Making Of 'Come For Me' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of NEW YEARS DAY's music video for the band's newest single, "Come For Me", can be seen below. NEW YEARS DAY enlisted longtime director Robyn August ("Defame Me", "Kill Or Be Killed", "I'm About To Break You") and Matt Phelan of Chisel Pixel Productions) to bring singer Ash Costello's vision ...

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Video Premiere: SHINEDOWN's 'Attention Attention'

SHINEDOWN has released the official Bill Yukich-directed music video for the title track of its latest album, "Attention Attention". "Attention Attention" debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 album chart back in May 2018. The follow-up to 2015's "Threat To Survival" marked SHINEDOWN's first full-length effort to be produced entirely by bassist Eric Bass. ...

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SHINEDOWN Singer On Upcoming 'Attention Attention' Film: 'We Want It To Have An Authentic And Very Real Theatrical Release'

SHINEDOWN vocalist Brent Smith recently spoke with Jonathan Clarke of the New York City radio station Q104.3. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any classic concept albums influenced the band's latest album, the conceptual "Attention Attention": Brent: "Obviously, PINK FLOYD's 'The Wall' is pretty ...

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Love Exchange Failure - WHITE WARD

Black metal went weird a long time ago, but few bands have been so willfully irresponsible with the genre's core values as WHITE WARD. "Love Exchange Failure" is the band's second album, but it sounds like the mature and meticulous work of instinctive originals. Strap yourself in and prepare to be enjoyably freaked out. The ...

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Video Premiere: COLD's 'Without You'

"Without You", the new video from alternative rockers COLD, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "The Things We Can't Stop", which was released on September 13 via Napalm Records. Commented frontman Scooter Ward: "This is our new video for the song 'Without You'. The song is about ...

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STAIND's MIKE MUSHOK Says JASON NEWSTED Shut Down NEWSTED Project Because 'It Cost Him A Ton'

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok says that Jason Newsted shut down the NEWSTED band because it "cost him a ton" to keep the project alive. Back in February 2014, Newsted canceled an appearance at Australia's Soundwave festival with NEWSTED, citing "private and personal circumstances." The cancelation followed more than a year of intense touring and promotional ...

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Extreme Power Metal - DRAGONFORCE

It had to happen eventually. Tucked away at the end of "Extreme Power Metal", not so much as an afterthought as a mischievous sting in the tail, is an absolutely hysterical and very, very DRAGONFORCE version of Celine Dion's immortal "My Heart Will Go On". Played at the band's trademark top speed, it's over and ...

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