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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have released the official music video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip, which can be seen below, which features cameos from figures across metal, sports, television and horror cinema, including King Diamond, Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, members of SLAYER, DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, BEHEMOTH, NIGHTWISH and many other bands, ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Praises EERIE VON's 'Misery Obscura' Photo Book

METALLICA's Kirk "Von" Hammett has stepped out in advance of the November release of Eerie Von's forthcoming MISFITS / SAMHAIN / DANZIG photo book, "Misery Obscura: The Photography Of Eerie Von (1981–2009)", to sing the book's praises: "'Misery Obscura' has an amazing fly-on-the-wall feel that is mesmerizing but unequivocal," says Hammett. "Eerie puts me right ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Release 'Heavy Fire' Album

BLACK STAR RIDERS will hit the road next year with a comprehensive U.K. tour in support of their new album, "Heavy Fire", set for release in early 2017. After a full year off the road, BLACK STAR RIDERSRicky Warwick, Scott Gorham, Damon Johnson, Robert Crane and Jimmy DeGrasso — are back with a ...

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PANTERA, L.A. GUNS, BUTCHER BABIES Members Perform 'Ace Of Spades' At Ultimate Jam Night's Tribute To LEMMY

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by QUIET RIOT's Chuck Wright, held a "Tribute To Lemmy" honoring the famed leader of MOTÖRHEAD on Tuesday, August 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Carla Harvey ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's Iconic Logo Realized As Solid Sterling Silver Ring

U.K.-based alternative jewelry company Seventh Circle Artworks has collaborated with American rockers CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on a limited release of their iconic logo, realized as a solid sterling silver ring. Alex from Seventh Circle Artworks comments: "We have spoken to Woodroe [CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman] a few times over the past couple of ...

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JON OLIVA Recovering From Stroke

Jon Oliva, the American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer who is best known as the founder of and keyboardist and lead vocalist for SAVATAGE, has revealed that he suffered a stroke back in April. He writes on his Facebook page: "It was not as serious as it could have been, but it did leave me with ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' HEIDI SHEPHERD: 'We've Created Our Own Path'

Hales of the Columbus, Ohio radio station 99.7 The Blitz conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Heidi Shepherd at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which was held May 20-22 in Columbus, Ohio. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked what adive she has for female rockers ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Releases 'Monster' Video

STITCHED UP HEART's debut full-length offering, "Never Alone", is set for a June 17 release via Another Century. The group's new video for the Active Rock single "Monster" can be seen below. STITCHED UP HEART singer Mixi states: "The track 'Monster' was the very first song we wrote for the new record with Another Century. ...

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JAMES HETFIELD Performs Acoustic Version Of METALLICA's 'Motorbreath' At At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Concert

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield and ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar held their Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert on Sunday night (May 15) at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The event saw Hetfield perform an acoustic version of "Motorbreath", a song that first appeared on METALLICA's 1983 album "Kill 'Em All", as well as METALLICA's "The Unforgiven" and a ...

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Lullaby Versions Of TRIVIUM Out Now; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Trivium" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Trivium" track listing: 01. Until The World Goes Cold 02. Strife 03. Silence In The Snow 04. In Waves 05. Dying In Your Arms 06. ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Say Nipple Tape Was Meant As 'F**k You' To Music Industry, Deny It Had Anything To Do With Sex

Metal Underground conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey on April 22 at the Underworld in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On being called "slut metal": Carla: "It's funny because years ago, someone said,' Oh, this is a ...

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Reunited THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New 12-Inch Single

The original lineup of the Swedish garage rock band THE HELLACOPTERS will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of its debut album, "Supershitty To The Max!", with an appearance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. One week earlier, on June 3, the band will release ...

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