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Reactivated AFTERMATH Working On New Material

Reactivated Chicago thrash metal masters AFTERMATH are writing new material that will blend the speed and aggression of their seminal demo, "Killing The Future", with the complex, progressive, technical thrash of their later offerings. The first song, titled "There Is Something Wrong", is "the fastest song we have written and a return to our roots," ...

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The Ride Majestic - SOILWORK

It's surprising SOILWORK is dropping a brand new album so quickly on the heels of 2013's magnificent double slab "The Living Infinite". Their tenth album, "The Ride Majestic" arrives just as longtime bassist Ola Flink departs the band. In Flink's place will be Markus Wibom, formerly of HEARTS ALIVE, and he'll have his hands full ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Condition Hüman' Cracks U.S. Top 30

QUEENSRŸCHE's new album, "Condition Hüman", debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, having shifted 14,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 8. The Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Third 'Condition Hüman' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

The third in a series of videos featuring a track-by-track breakdown of QUEENSRŸCHE's new album, "Condition Hüman", by the band's guitarist, Michael Wilton, can be seen below. "Condition Hüman" is being released today (Friday, October 2) via Century Media. The CD was recorded in part at at Uberbeatz Studio in Washington with producer Chris "Zeuss" ...

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CHICAGO CUBS Claim AC/DC Messed Up Their Playing Field

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the management of the Chicago Cubs major league baseball team has lodged a complaint about the conditions of the playing field in their home ballpark, Wrigley Field, after AC/DC played a concert there on September 15. Pieces of the turf gouged out during the show — known as divots ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Song 'Hellfire' Available For Streaming

QUEENSRŸCHE's new song "Hellfire" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Condition Hüman", which will be released on October 2 via Century Media. The CD was recorded in part at at Uberbeatz Studio in Washington with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SOULFLY ...

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Video Premiere: SOILWORK's 'Enemies In Fidelity'

"Enemies In Fidelity", the new video from Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's tenth studio album, "The Ride Majestic", which was released worldwide on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. Comments SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid: "The video for 'Enemies In Fidelity' captures the hardship ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Ride Majestic' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Ride Majestic", the tenth studio album from Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #12 Sweden #22 Germany: #30 Austria: #37 Australia: #45 Switzerland: #49 Canada: #55 France: #107 "The Ride Majestic" was released worldwide on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. "The Ride Majestic" track listing: 01. ...

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Video Premiere: QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Guardian'

The official video for QUEENSRŸCHE's new song "Guardian" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Condition Hüman", which will be released on October 2 via Century Media. The CD was recorded in part at at Uberbeatz Studio in Washington with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with ...

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SOILWORK: New Song 'Enemies In Fidelity' Available For Streaming

"Enemies In Fidelity", a brand new song from Sweden-based melodic death metal experts SOILWORK, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's tenth studio album, "The Ride Majestic", which will be released worldwide on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. Vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid states: "'Enemies In Fidelity' is indeed a very melodic ...

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Chicago Thrashers AFTERMATH Are Back

After a two-decade absence from the stage, Chicago thrash metal masters AFTERMATH are back. Formed in 1985 as a four-piece with the singular purpose of playing faster than anyone before them, AFTERMATH was one of the pioneering bands of the crossover genre with the release of their first demo (1986) and the seminal "Killing The ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Defends Use Of Confederate Flag On Merchandise

Ohio metallers MUSHROOMHEAD have defended their decision to prominently feature the Confederate flag — also known as the rebel flag — on their t-shirts and other merchandise, explaining that "a true rebel stands up for what they believe is right, not against what's right." The Confederate flag's symbolism is the subject of an emotional debate ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces First Live Performances In Three Years

EVANESCENCE will re-emerge after a three-year hiatus with select, intimate shows scheduled this fall in Nashville, Dallas and Los Angeles. The influential, Grammy-winning band last performed live in November of 2012. The dates are as follows: Nov. 13 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works Nov. 15 - Dallas, TX - South Side Ballroom Nov. ...

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Former PANTERA Drummer VINNIE PAUL: Confederate Flag Controversy Is 'A Big Knee-Jerk Reaction'

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott says that the controversy over the Confederate flag is merely a "knee-jerk reaction to something that happened" and it encroaches on people's freedom-of-expression rights. The Confederate flag's symbolism is the subject of an emotional debate in the South in the aftermath of the massacre of nine ...

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