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POISON Drummer RIKKI ROCKETT Says That He Is Now 'Cancer Free'

A year after after being diagnosed with cancer of the tongue, POISON drummer Rikki Rockett says that he is now cancer free thanks to an experimental immunotherapy drug. Rockett broke the news via his Instagram account where he posted a photo of himself with Dr. Ezra Cohen, associate director and professor of medicine at Moores ...

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DROWNING POOL To Perform With 82-Year-Old 'America's Got Talent' Contestant At CHICAGO OPEN AIR

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL recently surged to viral status after 82-year-old Navy veteran and aerospace manager John Hetlinger performed his favorite karaoke track — DROWNING POOL's hit song "Bodies" — on the popular NBC competition show "America's Got Talent", surprising and charming viewers everywhere. Video of the performance instantly went viral, with over seven ...

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THE AGONIST: Teaser For New Album

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted a teaser for their forthcoming album — their first since signing a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, 3 DOORS DOWN, FEAR FACTORY, FLYLEAF ...

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Tango Umbrella - AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE

One of the stranger histories in the metal underground, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE called it a day in 2009, only to reform two years later. Perhaps the death of guitarist Bryan Ottson in 2005 had a latent toll upon Cameron Heacock, who initially pulled the plug on the band. As the band's web site held the ...

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Voices EP - RED TIDE RISING

Colorado hard rockers RED TIDE RISING have been together for eight years and just got a taste of success as their 2013 release, "The Rising", peaked at 75 on the Billboard Independent chart and struck as a No. 3 Heatseeker. Lead vocalist Matthew Whiteman only recently turned 21 (backtrack to how young the band members ...

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MESHIAAK Feat. Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE: 'Drowning, Fading, Falling' Video Released

"Drowning, Fading, Falling", the new video from MESHIAAK, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming debut album, "Alliance Of Thieves", which will be released on August 19 via Mascot. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY's Jingletown Recording Studios in Oakland, California. Based in Melbourne, Australia, MESHIAAK features veteran extreme ...

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HATEBREED's 'The Concrete Confessional' Cracks U.S. Top 25

"The Concrete Confessional", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, debuted at No. 25 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 17,112 equivalent album units in the week ending May 19. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums ...

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HATEBREED: Official 'A.D.' Visualizer Video

The official visualizer video for HATEBREED's new song "A.D." can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Concrete Confessional", which was released on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2013's "The Divinity Of Purpose" was produced by longtime collaborator Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, ...

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Listen to Previously Unreleased WHITE ZOMBIE Song 'Scarecrow #2'

Numero Group's "It Came From N.Y.C." — the quintessential resurrection of WHITE ZOMBIE's eternally out-of-print early EPs and LPs — will be made available on June 3. This set is the most exhaustive attempt so far to document the band's wondrously ugly birth. Get reintroduced to WHITE ZOMBIE as New York noise-rock, a grotesque creation ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON: 'The Piano Has Been A Friend To MEGADETH'

Author Marisa Williams conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson at this year's edition of the Fort Rock festival, which was held on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the different instrumentation MEGADETH has incorporated into some ...

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Video: HATEBREED Performs New Song 'A.D.' Live In Vienna, Austria

Fan-filmed video footage of Connecticut-based hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED performing a brand new song, "A.D.", on May 6 in Vienna, Austria can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Concrete Confessional", which will be released on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2013's "The Divinity Of Purpose" ...

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HATEBREED: First 'The Concrete Confessional' Track-By-Track Video

The first in a series of track-by-track videos for HATEBREED's new album, "The Concrete Confessional", can be seen below. Due on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2013's "The Divinity Of Purpose" was produced by longtime collaborator Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, WHITECHAPEL) and mixed by Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF ...

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WHITE ZOMBIE: 'It Came From N.Y.C.' Unboxing Video

This week marks just one month left until the highly anticipated release of Numero Group's "It Came From N.Y.C." — the quintessential resurrection of WHITE ZOMBIE's eternally out-of-print early EPs and LPs. This set is the most exhaustive attempt so far to document the band's wondrously ugly birth. Get reintroduced to WHITE ZOMBIE as New ...

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THE AGONIST Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band is currently in the studio recording its new album with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, 3 DOORS DOWN, FEAR FACTORY, FLYLEAF and SKILLET, among others. ...

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Video Premiere: HATEBREED's 'Looking Down The Barrel Of Today'

HATEBREED's video for the song "Looking Down The Barrel Of Today" can be seen below. Directed by David Brodsky (CANNIBAL CORPSE, WHITECHAPEL, ALL THAT REMAINS) the performance piece was shot earlier this month at the band's rehearsal space in Connecticut. The video opens with the preface "Welcome To Two Minutes And Forty-Seven Seconds With Hatebreed," ...

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HATEBREED's JAMEY JASTA Discusses 'The Concrete Confessional' Songwriting Process (Video)

Connecticut-based hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will release their new album, "The Concrete Confessional", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2013's "The Divinity Of Purpose" was produced by longtime collaborator Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, WHITECHAPEL) and mixed by Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH). The artwork was created by Marcelo ...

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SLASH's Los Angeles Mansion Back On The Market

According to Los Angeles Times, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash has put his mansion in the Mulholland Estates, a guard-gated community in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles, back on the market for $10.495 million, down from $10.995 million. The 10,971-square-foot, three-story Tuscan Villa-like home on Clerendon Road offers complete privacy and ...

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HATEBREED: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'A.D.'

Connecticut-based hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will release their new album, "The Concrete Confessional", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2013's "The Divinity Of Purpose" was produced by longtime collaborator Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, WHITECHAPEL) and mixed by Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH). The artwork was created by Marcelo ...

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TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION: New Song 'Rise' Available For Streaming

"Rise", a brand new song from the gritty southern metal four-piece TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Dark Side Of Black", which is due on April 22 via Carved Records. Embracing southern roots while exploring a heavier sound than ever before, "Dark Side Of Black" ...

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