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SACRED REICH: 'Ignorance' 30th-Anniversary LP And Digipak CD Reissues Now Available

For the first time ever with the original artwork, SACRED REICH's classic "Ignorance" album is available as a special thirtieth-anniversary LP and digipak CD reissue via Metal Blade Records. The digipak CD features bonus tracks; the vinyl has received the "MB Originals" treatment, which means 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside out print), 60x60cm two-sided ...

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WARBEAST Releases 'Hitchhiker' 18-Minute Horror Movie

"Hitchhiker", the new video from Texas thrashers WARBEAST, can be seen below. The tune, delivered as an eighteen-minute horror movie, is based on Edwin Neal's character in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre". States WARBEAST vocalist Bruce Corbitt: "I've actually had this idea of using Ed Neal for a music video for a long time. ...

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II: As We Die - DOYLE

Since his last solo album, "Abominator", Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein has been featured in "Death Ward 13", a remake of the trash classic, "Don't Look in the Basement", and starred as a pulverizing brute in Alan Robert's horror comic book series, "Killogy". The much-lauded two-show reunion with Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only as "THE ORIGINAL ...

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Former TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN Joins TRAUMA

Former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian has joined TRAUMA, best known as the band that Cliff Burton played with prior to hooking up with METALLICA. "TRAUMA is thrilled to welcome Greg Christian to our band," says the band in a statement. "His creative bass guitar work completes our music." "Having grown up in the Bay Area ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Parts Ways With Singer TOMMY VEXT, Recruits Ex-QUIET RIOT Frontman SEANN NICOLS

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has parted ways with singer Tommy Vext (ex-DIVINE HERESY, SNOT) and has replaced him with Seann Nicols (pictured; a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; Bobby Blotzer's RATT, formerly of ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT). The new lineup of WESTFIELD MASSACRE will embark on a U.S. headlining tour, the "North American Meltdown", in early July. WESTFIELD MASSACRE ...

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WARBEAST To Release 'Enter The Arena' Album In August

Texas metal titans WARBEAST will release their new album, "Enter The Arena", on August 4 via Philip H. Anselmo's Housecore Records. Captured at Anselmo's Nodferatu's Lair, mixed by Mike Thompson at the Riff Factory and mastered by Lee Russell, the disc features newest WARBEAST recruits, guitarist Drew Shoup and bassist Lyric Ferchaud, and stands among ...

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POSSESSED Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of POSSESSED to a worldwide deal. Few bands have done more to push the boundaries of extreme metal than the legendary POSSESSED. Even fewer can create a unique style, which continues to set them apart from all others by being the very first in a genre they laid the ...

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BAD WOLVES Feat. Former DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY Members: 'Learn To Live' Video Released

"Learn To Live", the first video from BAD WOLVES, can be seen below. When art can't be pigeonholed or pinned down, it elevates the very medium itself. BAD WOLVES thrives on that sort of unpredictability, standing confidently at a crossroads between anthemic hard rock infectiousness and thought-provoking technically-charged heavy metal. Think a cross between the ...

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Former DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY Members Join Forces In BAD WOLVES

A teaser for "Learn To Live", the first single and video from BAD WOLVES, is available below. When art can't be pigeonholed or pinned down, it elevates the very medium itself. BAD WOLVES thrives on that sort of unpredictability, standing confidently at a crossroads between anthemic hard rock infectiousness and thought-provoking technically-charged heavy metal. Think ...

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TERRY BUTLER Says RICK ROZZ 'Destroyed' MASSACRE With His 'Backstabbing'

Terry Butler says that his former MASSACRE bandmates Rick Rozz and Mike Mazzonetto "destroyed" the band with their "behind-the-scenes backtalking and backstabbing." MASSACRE's last incarnation included guitarist Rozz and drummer Mazzonetto alongside Butler and vocalist Ed Webb. That lineup lasted for four years and released a critically acclaimed album, 2014's "Back From Beyond", via Century ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, SKID ROW, MACHINE HEAD Members Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' Event In Agoura Hills (Video)

Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Scotti Hill (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, DIO, QUIET RIOT), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION), Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO) and Sin Quirin (MINISTRY) are among the musicians who gathered this past Sunday night (March 19) to honor one of rock's most legendary guitarists at the "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Feat. Ex-DIVINE HERESY Singer TOMMY VEXT: 'Only The Dead' Lyric Video

"Only The Dead", the new lyric video from WESTFIELD MASSACRE, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DIVINE HERESY and SNOT singer Tommy Vext, can be seen below. The song is taken from WESTFIELD MASSACRE's forthcoming sophomore album, due this spring. WESTFIELD MASSACRE features Vext alongside lead guitarist Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Stephen ...

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