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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces Fall U.S. Tour

After announcing their hiatus and performing at select intimate venues earlier this month, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has officially released the dates for their tour in support of their new album, "Dissociation". The tour will kick off in October and run throughout North America, making major stops in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, as ...

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Listen To New DARKTHRONE Song 'Tundra Leech'

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Arctic Thunder", on October 14 via Peaceville. The CD marks the band's first new studio material since 2013's triumphant "The Underground Resistance", its most successful release in recent years. The song "Tundra Leech", taken from "Arctic Thunder", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. An ...

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BUCKCHERRY Side Project SPRAYGUN WAR Is Working On Full-Length Album

SPRAYGUN WAR, the new project featuring BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd and guitarist Stevie D., is working on a full-length album to follow the band's recently released debut EP. Issued on June 10, "Into The Blackness" was described in a press release as a departure from BUCKCHERRY's sound, featuring strong electronic and hip-hop elements. During an ...

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DARKTHRONE To Release 'Arctic Thunder' Album In October

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Arctic Thunder", on October 14 via Peaceville. The CD marks the band's first new studio material since 2013's triumphant "The Underground Resistance", its most successful release in recent years. An eclectic mix of free-spirited '80s-fueled blackened heavy metal, all executed in DARKTHRONE's trademark raw and organic ...

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Beast - DESPISED ICON

Deathcore favorites DESPISED ICON may have called it quits in 2010, but there's nothing like watching a scene a band helped forge take off without them to prompt re-emergence four years later. Fans grumbling impatiently for the band's new album can rejoice now that 2016 brings them "Beast", the Montreal ensemble's first full-length since 2009's ...

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Video: Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Performs In Brooklyn, New York

Reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER played its second comeback concert last night (Friday, June 17) at St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. As previously reported, DEMOLITION HAMMER will also play a the Metalitalia.com Festival on September 10 at the Live ...

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DESPISED ICON Releases 'The Aftermath' Video

"The Aftermath", the new Matt Charland-directed video from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Beast", which will be released on July 22. The CD was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap ...

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UNRULY CHILD Recording New Album

Frontiers Music Srl has welcomed back to the label one of the most legendary melodic hard rock bands ever: UNRULY CHILD. Formed at the dawn of the '90s, UNRULY CHILD debuted with their self-titled release on Interscope/Atlantic in 1992. The original lineup featured singer Marcie Michelle Free (known before her sex-change operation as Mark Free; ...

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VOLBEAT Announces North American Tour With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have announced a massive North American tour kicking off at Rise Above Fest in Bangor, Maine and including an appearance with METALLICA and AVENGED SEVENFOLD at the first-ever rock show in the brand new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There will also be appearances at Heavy Montreal in Montreal, ...

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DESPISED ICON: First Trailer For 'Beast' Album

The first in a series of trailers for "Beast", the new album from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, is available below. "Beast" will be released on July 22. The album was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created ...

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DESPISED ICON: 'Beast' Video Released

The video for "Beast", the title track of the new album from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jessy Fuchs of Slam Disques. "The time has come," comments the band. "Here it is, our first single in seven years. "We're overwhelmed by the amount of support ...

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DESPISED ICON: 'Beast' Album Details Revealed

Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON will release its Nuclear Blast debut, "Beast", on July 22. The album was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created by Alexandre Goulet. Check out the teaser for "Beast" below. "It's been seven years ...

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Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Added To MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER will perform at the Maryland Deathfest on May 29 at at Edison Lot in Baltimore, Maryland. As previously reported, DEMOLITION HAMMER will also play at St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, June 17. The band's 2016 lineup consists of original members Steve Reynolds ...

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The Astonishing - DREAM THEATER

Coming into a DREAM THEATER album, one sometimes suspects the band is out to build their own "Tales From Topographic Oceans" minus YES's copious splooges of ultra-weirdness—the latter being a double album both revered and reviled. DREAM THEATER's latest work, "The Astonishing", is hardly "Topographic Oceans", yet if you're hanging all the way through this ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'The Crucifix' Video Released

German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY have just released their ninth studio album, "War Brigade", via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis once again sitting in the producer's chair. Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY) was responsible for the mix at the Studio Fredman ...

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BUCKCHERRY Is Working On New EP

BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd has told Australia's Rolling Stone in a new interview that the band is working on an EP to follow last year's "Rock 'N' Roll" album. "We'll probably be working on a new [full-length] album next year, but right now we're making an EP," he said. "We released the 'Fuck' ...

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Video: ACE FREHLEY Performs In Dallas

JAM Magazine has uploaded video footage of original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley performing live at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas on February 28. Check out the clip below. Frehley will release "Origins Vol. 1", a collection of twelve newly recorded classics from Ace's formative years featuring some of the biggest names in ...

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WHITESNAKE Announces 'The Greatest Hits Tour 2016'

WHITESNAKE will embark on "The Greatest Hits Tour 2016" in June. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Jun. 01 - Norman, OK - Riverwind Casino Jun. 03 - Dallas, TX - Bomb Factory Jun. 05 - Houston, TX - Revention Music Center Jun. 06 - San Antonio, TX - Majestic Theater Jun. 08 ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Metal Brigade' Video Released

German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release their ninth studio album, "War Brigade", on March 18 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis once again sitting in the producer's chair. Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY) was responsible for the mix at the ...

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