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DROWNING POOL Is Working On 'Monumental' Seventh Studio Album

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to their 2016 album "Hellelujah". Guitarist C.J. Pierce told the 97.1 The Eagle radio station in a brand new interview (see video below): "We're working on new songs right now, which is awesome. We're working on tunes for the next record. We ...

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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Says Upcoming Compilation Will Contain Enough 'Fresh Stuff' To Make Fans Happy

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release a special 2CD, 2LP and digital-download compilation titled "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs" in March 2018 via Century Media Records. This special collection will include a total of 31 songs with a playing time of over 90 minutes, compiling rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Announces Spring 2018 European Headlining Tour

MONSTER MAGNET will embark on a European tour in May and June, visiting the biggest cities in Europe to promote its recently announced 11th album, "Mindfucker". Confirmed tour dates: May 03 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof May 04 - Berlin, Germany - Desertfest Berlin May 05 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje May 06 - London, ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE: 'Nameless Walker' Video Premiere

Los Angeles metal titans WINDS OF PLAGUE have debuted an all-new music video today for their track "Nameless Walker". The song is taken from the band's latest LP, "Blood Of My Enemy", which was released on October 27 via Entertainment One Music (eOne) / Good Fight Music. "Blood Of My Enemy" is the follow-up to ...

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MONSTER MAGNET To Release 'Mindf**ker' Album In March

MONSTER MAGNET will release its 11th album, "Mindfucker", on March 23, 2018 via Napalm. According to a press release, the disc "is different, a step forward and a step back at the same time to the almighty roots of hard rock music, kindled by the unpretentious proto-punk era. Up-tempo, savage in both sound and spirit, ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Release 'Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs' Rarities Compilation

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release a special 2CD, 2LP and digital-download compilation titled "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs" in March 2018 via Century Media Records. This special collection will include a total of 31 songs with a playing time of over 90 minutes, compiling rarities and exclusive earworms spanning 2004-2016 from the ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow Blasts Coroner, TMZ For 'Dramatizing' And 'Sensationalizing' Previous Suicide Attempt

Chester Bennington's widow has slammed the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office and taboid web site TMZ for revealing that her husband allegedly attempted to drown himself nine months before he committed suicide by hanging. TMZ reported earlier today that the former LINKIN PARK frontman got drunk, tied himself up and jumped in his ...

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FEARED Feat. THE HAUNTED, CLAWFINGER Members: 'Your Black Is My White' Animated Video

FEARED, the death metal outfit featuring current and former members of THE HAUNTED, DÅÅTH, SUFFOCATION and CLAWFINGER, has released an animated music video for "Your Black Is My White" off the band's forthcoming sixth album, "Svart". The clip, featuring drawings by Johan Ejerblom (ArtByEjerBlom) and directed by Hugo Andersson, can be seen below. Commented guitarist ...

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In The Kitchen With KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY (Video)

KISS frontman Paul Stanley demonstrated his cooking chops in the kitchen overseeing "cruisers" aboard this year's Kiss Kruise. The ship departed from New Orleans on November 5 for a five-day journey that took participants to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. Check out video footage below (video by Rino; editing by Vriesdich). In a recent interview ...

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KISS Kruise To Rock Again In 2018

KISS has once again partnered up with the industry leaders in music festivals at sea, Sixthman, to announce the upcoming voyage of The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween October 31, 2018 on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. The announcement comes on the heels of the recent return ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Nearly Lost The Boat For His Upcoming Cruise

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho plans to launch the inaugural Chris Jericho Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager At Sea cruise aboard the Norwegian Jade cruise ship next year. The boat is scheduled to set sail from Miami on October 27, 2018 and will head to Nassau in the Bahamas before returning to port on October 31. In ...

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CRIMFALL: 'Until Falls The Rain' Video Released

"Until Falls The Rain", the new video from Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Olli Hakkinen and shot by Max Smeds. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Amain", which will be released on August 25 via Metal Blade Records. CRIMFALL comments: "Before we unleash the ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN Talks CHESTER BENNINGTON, CHRIS CORNELL Suicides: 'It's Okay To Need Help'

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "The Clown" Crahan has spoken to NME about the importance of having open conversations normalizing the realities of living with mental health issues. Crahan's interview was conducted a little over a week after Chester Bennington was found dead at his home in Southern California. A Los Angeles County coroner confirmed ...

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THE AGONIST: 'The Raven Eyes' Video Released

"The Raven Eyes", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Five", which was released last September via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, ...

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DROWNING POOL's Return To Guantánamo Bay Draws Controversy

DROWNING POOL performed at this year's 4th of July "Freedom Fest" at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Texas heavy rockers' appearance at the event was notable because their music was once used to interrogate detainees at the the American wartime prison located within Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. DROWNING POOL's song "Bodies" was used as a tool ...

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