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The Reckoning Dawn - WINTERFYLLETH

You could get lost in "The Reckoning Dawn", such is its immaculate, overpowering hugeness. This is WINTERFYLLETH's seventh studio album (assuming you include 2018's acoustic set "The Hallowing of Heirdom" — and you should, because it's brilliant) and it feels big, grand, important; as if the band have finally perfected the wild, windswept cacophony that ...

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ALAIN JOHANNES To Release 'Hum' Solo Album In July

Alain Johannes, co-creator of the highly influential '90s alternative rock band ELEVEN as well as a key contributor on releases from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THEM CROOKED VULTURES and Chris Cornell, will release "Hum", his third solo album, on July 31 via Ipecac Recordings. "It's more about me than probably any album I've ever ...

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Redneck Vikings From Hell - AETHER REALM

It might be a slight exaggeration to say that AETHER REALM are attempting to be all of your favorite bands at the same time, but they're certainly demonstrating a phenomenal grasp of multiple metallic disciplines on "Redneck Vikings From Hell". Perhaps mindful that bands from the US generally don't sound like they've been brandishing swords ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow TALINDA Honored With 'Mental Health Ambassador' Award

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, a nonprofit providing mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention services for over 75 years that organizes the "Erasing The Stigma" campaign and awards, honored Talinda Bennington with this year's Mental Health Ambassador Award. Bennington partnered with the Campaign To Change Direction to create 320 Changes Direction, to help families ...

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Forever Black - CIRITH UNGOL

Countless leather 'n' denim clad metalheads have been waiting for ages for the return of CIRITH UNGOL. It has been nearly three decades since their last album, 1991's awesome "Paradise Lost". CIRITH UNGOL fell into obscurity at the dawn of the grunge era. They didn't obtain the commercial success of many of their peers, but ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Blasts 'Self-Centered' And 'Egotistical' People Who Disregard Stay-At-Home Orders

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has blasted people who disregard social distancing guidelines as they crowd together in opposition to stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, hundreds of citizens have been staging protests against stay-at-home orders, asking their state governments to end the restrictions. Many have ...

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Lyric Video Premiere: PARADISE LOST's 'Ghosts'

The official lyric video for "Ghosts", the new single from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Obsidian", which will be released on May 15 via Nuclear Blast. The group's sixteenth studio LP, which was recorded with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, eschews its ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES And CROBOT Members Cover RUSH's 'Freewill' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "Freewill", recorded with each member separated in their own homes. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Dear friends: Once again, the three of us ...

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BON JOVI's '2020' Album Pushed Back To The Fall

BON JOVI's new album, "Bon Jovi: 2020", which was originally set for a May 15 release, has now been delayed until the fall. Jon Bon Jovi told Zane Lowe's of Apple Music's Beats 1 that it didn't feel right to release the LP amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has more than 2.6 million confirmed ...

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Watch CLUTCH Play Three-Song Set From Rehearsal Space

As most of the globe adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of artists have taken the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times. One of the latest acts to look for a new, temporary way to bond with fans ...

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Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman ALEXI LAIHO: Official Biography, 'Chaos, Control & Guitar', Now Available In English

An updated edition of Alexi Laiho's biography, "Chaos, Control & Guitar", has just been made available in English for international readers and fans. "Chaos, Control & Guitar" was written by Petri Silas, whose professional and personal relationship with Alexi Laiho spans over 15 years, thereby making him a uniquely placed author ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Says '...And Justice For All' Is METALLICA's Best Album: 'It's Them At Their Most Perfect'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has praised METALLICA's "...And Justice For All" album, calling it "the most complete set of songs" the California metal legends have ever written. While "...And Justice For All" is considered one of METALLICA's classics, it has been criticized almost since the day it was released in 1988 for ...

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