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The Invocation - ATTIC

What does it say about the state of music today that brand new bands oftentimes find greater satisfaction in reviving ancient sounds than attempting to concoct something entirely new and original? Come to think of, perhaps this trend simply reflects the growing awareness that everything under sun and moon has already been done in rock ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist ROB CAGGIANO Joins VOLBEAT

Former ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano has joined Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT. Caggiano served as producer on VOLBEAT's latest album, "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies", alongside longtime production partner Jacob Hansen, who produced and mixed the band's prior four albums. Caggiano's other producer credits include THE DAMNED THINGS, BLEEDING THROUGH and ANTHRAX, and he ...

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VOLBEAT: New Album Title, Producer Revealed

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have entered the studio to begin recording their fifth album for a spring release via on Spinefarm Records/Universal Music. Titled "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies", the sessions are being helmed by former ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, alongside Jacob Hansen, who has a long history with VOLBEAT, having produced and ...

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RYAN ADAMS' Cover Of IRON MAIDEN's 'Wasted Years' From 'Californication' Collection Streaming

eOne Music is set to release "Music From The Showtime Series Californication Season 6" on January 15. The collection features a previously unreleased track from Australian musician/actor/comedian and guest star Tim Minchin, titled "So Long (As We Are Together)", which is performed in character as the mad-as-a-hatter Atticus Fetch. The album also features tracks from ...

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MARILYN MANSON, STEVE JONES Featured On 'Californication Season 6' Collection

eOne Music is set to release "Music From The Showtime Series Californication Season 6" on January 15. The collection features a previously unreleased track from Australian musician/actor/comedian and guest star Tim Minchin, titled "So Long (As We Are Together)", which is performed in character as the mad-as-a-hatter Atticus Fetch. The album also features tracks from ...

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DEADLANDS Films Video With MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT Director

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS recently filmed a video for the song "Deadlands" with director Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The clip is expected to make its online debut sometime next month to coincide with the release of the band's debut album, "Evilution". The CD, which was originally made available in February 2012 via Molten Metal ...

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VOLBEAT To Tour North America With DANKO JONES

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT will embark on a North American headlining tour in the spring. The trek, which will feature support from DANKO JONES, will kick off on March 6 in Dallas, Texas. Confirmed dates: Mar. 06 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom Mar. 07 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom Mar. ...

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KING DIAMOND Signs New Deal With METAL BLADE RECORDS

KING DIAMOND has signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. Commented the band's vocalist and namesake: "This is gonna be awesome! Another perfect piece of the puzzle. We have the full backup of Metal Blade, and there's an understanding between us that goes much, much deeper than before. "Our new business setup ...

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DEMONICA Taps Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer PAUL BOSTAPH For Sophomore Album

DEMONICA — the project featuring MERCYFUL FATE guitarist Hank Shermann alongside FORBIDDEN/SPIRALARMS axeman Craig Locicero — has tapped drummer Paul Bostaph (SLAYER, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN) for the band's sophomore album, which is expected to be recorded sometime in 2013. "Hank is busy until March and he wants me to write the majority of the record ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's Solo Album Is 'Extreme As F**k,' Says WARBEAST Drummer

On August 7, Japan Nick of WMSC 90.3's "Japan Nick's Rock And Metal Pandemonium" conducted an interview with WARBEAST drummer José Manuel Gonzales about the upcoming WARBEAST/DOWN tour, visiting Europe as a touring member of Hank Williams III, appearing on DOWN/ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo's solo album, the upcoming WARBEAST split release with Anselmo and more. ...

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VOLBEAT Interviewed On 'Headbangers Ball' (Video)

Jose Mangin, host/producer MTV.com's web-only show "Headbangers Ball" (and program director/DJ on SiriusXM Octane and Liquid Metal), conducted an interview with Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which was held May 18-20 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. VOLBEAT ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Guest-Star On Showtime's 'Californication'

Marilyn Manson will guest star in season six of the Showtime hit TV show "Californication". The controversial rocker will appear as himself, and in the episode will have what is described as an “unforgettable meeting” with David Duchovny's character Hank Moody. "Californication" is an American dramedy television series that centers on novelist Hank Moody, who ...

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KING DIAMOND Drummer Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

A five-and-a-half-minute video clip in which KING DIAMOND drummer Matt Thompson answers fan-submitted questions while rehearsing for the band's summer tour dates can be seen below. Also available is fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 15 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. The Candle 02. Welcome Home ...

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KING DIAMOND: Even More Footage From France's HELLFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 15 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. The Candle 02. Welcome Home 03. Drum Solo 04. Voodoo 05. At The Graves 06. Up From The Grave 07. Dreams 08. Sleepless Nights 09. Guitar Solo 10. Shapes Of ...

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KING DIAMOND: More Footage From France's HELLFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 15 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. The Candle 02. Welcome Home 03. Drum Solo 04. Voodoo 05. At The Graves 06. Up From The Grave 07. Dreams 08. Sleepless Nights 09. Guitar Solo 10. Shapes Of ...

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KING DIAMOND: Footage From HELLFEST Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of the legendary Danish/American/Swedish heavy metal band KING DIAMOND performing the song "Eye Of The Witch" this past Friday, June 15 at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. KING DIAMOND made its return to the live stage on June 9 at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. Danish heavy ...

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VOLBEAT: New Video Interview Posted Online

In The Now magazine recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Michael Poulsen and drummer Jon Larsen of Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT. You can now watch the chat below. VOLBEAT will embark on a North American tour in June with support from ICED EARTH and HELLYEAH. VOLBEAT recently parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl, ...

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