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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Worked 'Extra Hard' On 'Red Before Black' Album, Says PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with drummer and founding member Paul Mazurkiewicz of Florida-based death metal veterasn CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about CANNIBAL CORPSE's 14th studio album, "Red Before Black", Paul said: "I think it's one of our best albums we've done — best collections of songs ...

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The Obsessed reissue - THE OBSESSED

If you have THE OBSESSED's self-titled album from 1990 in any format prior to this year, you have a treasure. It, like its successor, "Lunar Womb", was damned hard to snag until YouTube came along. Those releases, together—along with the band's one-and-only major label release, "The Church Within"—represent a bold parcel of metal history, which ...

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Listen To Entire New CANNIBAL CORPSE Album 'Red Before Black'

"Red Before Black", the new album from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed in its entirety below. Released on November 3 via Metal Blade Records, the follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously ...

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Listen To New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Scavenger Consuming Death'

"Scavenger Consuming Death", a brand new song from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Red Before Black", which will be released on November 3 via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint ...

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Listen To New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Red Before Black'

"Red Before Black", the title track of the new album from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed below. Due on November 3 via Metal Blade Records, the follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Read From His Autobiography

Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, will publish IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", in the U.S. on October 31. A one-minute video of Dickinson reading a passage from "What Does This Button Do?" can be seen below. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Defends Band's Violent Lyrical Imagery

Paul Mazurkiewicz has defended CANNIBAL CORPSE's infamously violent lyrics and artwork, saying that people who take exception to the band's brutal and bestial imagery are overreacting. The Florida-based death metal outfit has long been criticized for its graphic lyrical topics, with some detractors claiming the group's albums desensitize people to violence. During a recent appearance ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON To Release Audiobook Version Of 'What Does This Button Do?'

Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, will publish IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", in the U.S. on October 31. A one-minute promotional video for the audiobook version of "What Does This Button Do?" can be seen below. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in ...

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PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ Says 'Red Before Black' Is 'Culmination Of The Best Of CANNIBAL CORPSE'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz of brutal death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for the band's forthcoming "Red Before Black" studio album: Paul: "It's been the same as ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Announces U.S. Book Events

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will read from his forthcoming autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", talk about the experience of writing it and answer questions from the audience at half a dozen U.S. appearances in late October and early November: Oct. 30 - Huntington, NY @ Book Revue at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 - ...

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Watch Gory Video For New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Code Of The Slashers'

"Code Of The Slashers", the brand new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who previously worked on BEHEMOTH's "Messe Noire", GHOST's "Square Hammer" and PORTAL's "Curtain" videos. Deans comments: "After crawling through abandoned buildings, crashing our van into a tree in the middle ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Teases 'Code Of The Slashers' Video

"Code Of The Slashers", the new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, will receive its world premiere tonight (Monday, September 18) at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who has previously worked with GHOST and BEHEMOTH, among others. "Code Of The Slashers" is taken from CANNIBAL CORPSE's ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE To Release 'Red Before Black' Album In November; Track Listing, Artwork Unveiled

Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE will release their new studio album, "Red Before Black", on November 3. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006's "Kill", 2009's "Evisceration Plague" ...

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MIKE MUSHOK Says 'Timing Needs To Be Right' For STAIND To Become Active Again

The encore of this past Friday's (August 4) Aaron Lewis And Friends benefit concert at Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts featured three original members of STAIND — singer Aaron Lewis, guitarist Mike Mushok and bassist Johnny April — with current drummer Sal Giancarelli playing a three-song acoustic finale that included "Outside", "Something ...

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COREY TAYLOR, MIKE MUSHOK, ADAM GONTIER To Perform At 'Aaron Lewis And Friends' Benefit Concert

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis will hold his sixth annual Aaron Lewis Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on August 5 at Crumpin-Fox Golf Course in Bernardston, Massachusetts. The Aaron Lewis And Friends benefit concert will take place the night before at Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts featuring special guests Mike Mushok (STAIND, SAINT ASONIA) ...

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ACCEPT Announces 2018 European Headlining Tour

German/American metallers ACCEPT have announced the details of their early 2018 European tour, which will start on January 12 in Hamburg, Germany. The band will be promoting its new album, "The Rise Of Chaos", which will be released on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. Tour dates: Jan. 12 - DE - Hamburg - Mehr! Theater ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Completes Work On New Album, Announces U.S. Tour

Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have completed work on their new album, due this fall via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006's "Kill", ...

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VOIVOD Plays Surprise Set On Streets Of Quebec City (Video)

On July 15 — one day after their performance at this year's Festival d'été de Québec — Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD played a special surprise set at a Pop-Up FEQ presented by SiriusXM on the corner of Saint-Joseph Est and Monseigneur-Gauvreau streets in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Video footage of their appearance can be seen ...

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