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AKERCOCKE: Trailer For 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album

The official trailer for "Renaissance In Extremis", the sixth full-length album from London's AKERCOCKE, can be seen below. Due on August 25 via Peaceville Records, the disc was mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music. On returning to the Peaceville ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: 'Collide' Video Premiere

"Collide", the new video from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE), drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, FOREIGNER), Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited and highly anticipated fourth album, ...

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STONE SOUR's 'Come What(ever) May' Certified Platinum By RIAA

STONE SOUR's second album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006 via Roadrunner, was officially certified platinum in July by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of one million copies. Over the past few years, more and more people have stopped paying to download or physically own albums and ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION To Release 'BCCIV' Album In September

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE), drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, FOREIGNER), Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, will release its long-awaited and highly anticipated fourth album, "BCCIV", via Mascot Records on Friday, September 22. This is the band's first ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: 'Kingslayer' Album Due In November

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 3 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). ALMANAC stands for a new dimension of symphonic power metal, featuring ...

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MAYHEM Announces Second Leg Of 'Purgatorium Europæ' Tour

Norwegian black metal icons MAYHEM will embark on the second leg of their European live takeover this fall. The "Purgatorium Europæ - Pars Duorum" tour will commence September 29 in Berlin, Germany and ravage its way through twelve countries and nineteen cities, drawing to a close on October 27 in Gothenburg, Sweden. MAYHEM is commemorating ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'FAQ' Book Now Available From BACKBEAT BOOKS

Thirty years ago, five L.A. punks unleashed their debut album upon the atrophied and decadent rock charts of Reagan's America. Within weeks, "Appetite For Destruction" ascended to No. 1 on the U.S. charts; to date, "Appetite" has sold more than 30 million copies, making it the best-selling U.S. debut album of all time. To say ...

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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album In August

London's AKERCOCKE has reunited with Peaceville Records to unleash the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", on August 25. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music, the disc is nothing short of a new dawn for these most eccentric ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Is 'Just About Done' Recording New Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST are "just about done" recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). In a new Instagram post, Sneap ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album, Says ROB HALFORD

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album, singer Rob Halford has confirmed. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Serpent Of The Ocean' Video

"Serpent Of The Ocean", the new video from FIRESPAWN — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The track is taken from FIRESPAWN's sophomore album, ...

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ADRENALINE RUSH: Listen To New Song 'Breaking The Chains'

"Breaking The Chains", a new song from Swedish female-fronted rockers ADRENALINE RUSH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "Soul Survivor", which will be released on April 21 via Frontiers Music Srl. Following the successful release of the band's 2014 self-titled debut, ADRENALINE RUSH is now ready to unleash ...

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AT THE DRIVE IN Releases 'Hostage Stamps' Video

Fresh off a triumphant handful of U.S. dates — including a surprise pop-up performance that was the talk of SXSWAT THE DRIVE IN has unleashed "Hostage Stamps", the third single from the highly anticipated new album, "Inter Alia" (Latin for "among other things"). Vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala describes the song as "like walking through ...

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ADRENALINE RUSH: Listen To New Song 'Sinner'

"Sinner", a new song from Swedish female-fronted rockers ADRENALINE RUSH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "Soul Survivor", which will be released on April 21 via Frontiers Music Srl. Following the successful release of the band's 2014 self-titled debut, ADRENALINE RUSH is now ready to unleash its next ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: Listen To New Song 'Death By Impalement'

"Death By Impalement", a brand new song from FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from FIRESPAWN's ...

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See First Photo Of JUDAS PRIEST And Production Team For New Studio Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have entered the studio to begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). The first photo of ...

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ADRENALINE RUSH: Listen To New Song 'Stand My Ground'

"Stand My Ground", a new song from Swedish female-fronted rockers ADRENALINE RUSH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "Soul Survivor", which will be released on April 21 via Frontiers Music Srl. Following the successful release of the band's 2014 self-titled debut, ADRENALINE RUSH is now ready to unleash ...

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REVOCATION's 'Communion' Song Featured In 'Power Rangers' Movie

"Communion", a song from the the Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION, will be featured in the upcoming "Power Rangers" movie. Fans in America can hear the track when the film is released in theaters on March 24. "Communion" is taken from REVOCATION's latest album, "Great Is Our Sin", which was released last July via ...

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SKILLET Releases 'Back From The Dead' Video

SKILLET's video for the song "Back From The Dead" can be seen below. The Roland Bingaman-directed clip tells the story of the band escaping from a testing facility and being chased by hordes of zombies. The "Back From The Dead" video gives a nod to SKILLET's 2009 clip for "Monster", which has been viewed over ...

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