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ONSLAUGHT Recruits Guitarist IAIN GT DAVIES

U.K. thrashers ONSLAUGHT have recruited guitarist Iain GT Davies as the full-time replacement for longtime absentee Andy Rosser Davies. ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett comments: "We are super stoked to welcome Iain as a full-time member of ONSLAUGHT. He's a great guitarist and a real cool guy who has fitted seamlessly into our long established lineup. ...

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STEELWING: 'Reset, Reboot, Redeem' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Swedish metallers STEELWING will release their new album, "Reset, Reboot, Redeem", on November 20 via NoiseArt Records. The artwork for the CD was created by Swedish artist Sandra Österberg Brolin. The band states: "For this album, we wanted a cover with a genuine artistic feel. We chose to work with Sandra Österberg Brolin, a talent ...

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STEELWING To Release 'Reset, Reboot, Redeem' Album In November

Almost four years since their sophomore album, "Zone Of Alienation", was released, Swedish metallers STEELWING are ready to return to the scene. Though still rooted in the traditional heavy metal their fans have come to expect, the new CD has more than a few surprises in store. "With two well-received albums behind us we could ...

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Shadow World - WOLFHEART

Disbanding all of his prior units BEFORE THE DAWN, BLACK SUN AEON, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE and ROUTASIELU, multi-instrumentalist Tuomas Saukkonen created WOLFHEART in 2012 as his one-man show. Now with a full ensemble behind him for the entity's second offering, "Shadow World", WOLFHEART sounds like a proper harbinger of Hell, corralling black ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's ADAM DUTKIEWICZ Rejoins CAPARISON GUITARS

Caparison Guitars has welcomed Adam Dutkiewicz of Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE back into the family. Many people who have caught KILLSWITCH ENGAGE during their recent tour have already seen Adam owning the stage with his new Angelus-M3B and TAT Special models. Caparison Guitars are also the only choice for Adam in the studio as KILLSWITCH ...

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SLAYER's KING Says HANNEMAN's Song 'Piano Wire' Was Missing 'Some Pizzazz' Before Being Re-Recorded For 'Repentless'

SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", which will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast, will include a re-recorded version of "Piano Wire", a previously unfinished song from the "World Painted Blood" sessions written by the band's late guitarist Jeff Hanneman. SLAYER guitarist Kerry King told Artisan News about the track (see video below): "'Piano ...

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PRO-PAIN: New Song 'Age Of Disgust' Available For Streaming

"Age Of Disgust", a brand new song from metal/hardcore pioneers PRO-PAIN, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Voice Of Rebellion", which was released through SPV/Steamhammer on June 17 in Scandinavia, June 19 in Germany, June 22 in the rest of Europe, and June 23 ...

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SLAYER: Visualizer Video For New Song 'Repentless' Available

SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast. "Repentless" track listing: 01. Delusions Of Saviour 02. Repentless 03. Take Control 04. Vices 05. Cast The First Stone 06. When The Stillness Comes 07. Chasing Death 08. Implode 09. Piano Wire 10. Atrocity Vendor 11. You Against You 12. Pride ...

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SLAYER: Video Footage Of Entire Huntington, New York Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's entire June 16 peformance at The Paramount in Huntington, New York can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. World Painted Blood 02. Postmortem 03. Hate Worldwide 04. Die By The Sword 05. Chemical Warfare 06. War Ensemble 07. Mandatory Suicide 08. Necrophiliac 09. Spill The Blood ...

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SLAYER: 'Repentless' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for SLAYER's eleventh studio album, "Repentless", can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 11 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band's Tom Araya and Kerry King. "We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork," said ...

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Mindloss/Demos reissue - GOREFEST

Metal Mind's on another gold disc reissue tear: keep your eyes peeled upon this label's release lists. Currently they're pushing back catalog releases of PRIMAL FEAR, MNEMIC and defunct Dutch death-metal masters GOREFEST. Metal Mind offers a lot of double-album packages, including BENEDICTION. GOREFEST is getting the royal treatment with the re-release of "La Muerte" ...

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SLAYER: 'Repentless' Metal Eagle Edition Content Revealed

Last week, veteran California thrashers SLAYER announced their heaviest release ever — the Metal Eagle Edition of their upcoming album "Repentless", set for a September 11 release. Made of aluminum alloy, measuring 15" x 17" x 3" and weighing in at a hefty 7.8 pounds (yes, the final version is heavier than previously announced), the ...

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SLAYER Announces 'Repentless' Metal Eagle Edition

With the title and release date just announced for SLAYER's "Repentless", due out September 11 (Nuclear Blast), today the thrash icons announce their heaviest release ever - literally — "Repentless", Metal Eagle Edition. Made of aluminum alloy, measuring 15" x 17" x 3" and weighing in at a hefty seven pounds, the Metal Eagle Edition ...

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OCEANO: 'Dead Planet' Video Released

"Dead Planet", the new video from Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO, can be seen below. Directed by Orie McGinness of Enlighten Creative Studio and filmed in front of a horde of die-hard fans, the clip captures the intensity of an OCEANO live show with the band's inimitable stage presence combined with the raw, adrenaline-fuelled energy of ...

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PRO-PAIN To Release 'Voice Of Rebellion' Album In June

Aggressive, meticulous, passionate, righteous — all distinguishing traits that have come to symbolize the fundamentals of metal/hardcore pioneers PRO-PAIN. Since their crushing 1992 NAIRD-nominated debut album "Foul Taste Of Freedom", PRO-PAIN have become a staple in the diets of heavy music listeners around the globe. Their successful and enviable career has perpetually prospered throughout its ...

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Video: THE RODS Joined By BENEDICTUM's VERONICA FREEMAN For Performance Of RONNIE JAMES DIO Classics

BENEDICTUM frontwoman Veronica Freeman joined THE RODS on stage Friday night (April 24) at Suzy's Tavern in Auburn, New York to perform three classics that were originally sung by Ronnie James Dio"The Mob Rules" (BLACK SABBATH), "Heaven And Hell" (BLACK SABBATH) and "Stand Up And Shout" (DIO). Fan-filmed video footage of the performance ...

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OCEANO: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Ascendants' Album

Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO will release their new studio album, "Ascendants", on March 24 (one day earlier internationally) via Earache. The follow-up to 2013's "Incisions" was recorded at The Nook studio in New Lenox, Illinois with producer Nick Nativo (MONSTERS). Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Ascendants" can be ...

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Apex Predator - Easy Meat - NAPALM DEATH

U.K. grindcore champs NAPALM DEATH have dashed like unfatigued workhorses through the first twelve of their now fifteen albums. Yet no one is infallible, and the band has had its share of trials and sorrows in the time between 2006's "Smear Campaign" and the release of their latest slab, "Apex Predator - Easy Meat". In ...

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Man Listening To Only NICKELBACK For A Week To Help Charity

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a man has pledged to take "the ultimate test of endurance" by listening to nothing but Canadian rock act NICKELBACK for a week. Jesse Carey launched his campaign to raise money for Charity: Water, an organization which builds water wells in developing countries. Carey's initial goal was $10,000, but ...

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RIOT V: 'Ride Hard Live Free' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Ride Hard Live Free" from RIOT V, the new band featuring the remaining members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIOT V's debut album, "Unleash The Fire", which was released last October via SPV/Steamhammer. The CD marks the first release ...

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