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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: Debut Album Due In February

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), has inked a deal with Scarlet Records. The band's debut album, "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", will be released on February 18, 2014. The CD was recorded and produced by Steve Smyth and was mixed by Roy ...

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THERION's CHRISTOFER JOHNSSON Outlines New 'Rock Opera'

Christofer Johnsson of Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION has issued the following update: "The coming rock opera will be about the rise and fall of Antichrist and is inspired by and partly (not to be confused with 'entirely') based on Vladimir Soloviev's 'A Short Story Of The Anti-Christ'. "I have been attempting to write a regular ...

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SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On 'Kids Interview Bands' (Video)

"Kids Interview Bands", a video interview series hosted by 7th-graders Olivia and Connie, conducted an interview with SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya on November 17 at at The LC in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. SLAYER kicked off its North American tour on October 25 at the The Joint at Hard Rock ...

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CAGE THE GODS: Entire 'Favourite Sin' EP Available For Streaming

"Favourite Sin", the debut EP from CAGE THE GODS, a sensational new British rock band that fuses together rock 'n' roll culture from the four corners of the U.K., can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. In a thunderously blues-inspired fashion, laced with soaring Celtic rock vocals, all of which creates ...

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More Video Footage Of GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performing 'MTV Unplugged' Set In Hermosa Beach

On November 7 at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, California, the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE acoustically performed the entire setlist that was played by the original band during their 1992 "MTV Unplugged" show. They also played other QUEENSRŸCHE hits and favorites. More fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. "MTV Unplugged" ...

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TRUTH CORRODED: 'They Are Horror' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for the song "They Are Horror" from Australian extreme metallers TRUTH CORRODED can be seen below. The track features a guest guitar solo by Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, SPIRALARMS) "They Are Horror" comes off TRUTH CORRODED new album, "The Saviours Slain", which will be released on December 6 through AFM Records in ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Performs 'MTV Unplugged' Set In Hermosa Beach

On November 7 at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, California, the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE acoustically performed the entire setlist that was played by the original band during their 1992 "MTV Unplugged" show. They also played other QUEENSRŸCHE hits and favorites. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. "MTV Unplugged" setlist ...

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CAGE THE GODS: 'Favourite Sin' Video Released

CAGE THE GODS, a sensational new British rock band that fuses together rock 'n' roll culture from the four corners of the U.K., is about to take North America by storm. In a thunderously blues-inspired fashion, laced with soaring Celtic rock vocals, all of which creates something powerful, something unerringly familiar yet instantly gripping, CAGE ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer DAN NELSON Rejoins BLACKGATES

BLACKGATES — the East San Francisco Bay Area metal outfit featuring drummer Paul Bostaph (SLAYER, ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Von Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) — has been rejoined by former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson. In a brand new interview with Greece's Metal Kaoz, Bostaph was asked if he has any other projects going ...

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Former DARK ANGEL Singer Joins Forces With FORBIDDEN, Ex-HIRAX Members In ELIMINATE

Former and current members of DARK ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, HIRAX and DEVASTATION have joined forces in a new band called ELIMINATE. ELIMINATE's lineup is as follows: Don Doty (ex-DARK ANGEL) - Vocals Sasha Horn (FORBIDDEN) - Drums Scott Owen (ex-HIRAX) - Guitars Henry Elizondo (DEVASTATION) - Guitar John Signorelli (SUBVERSION) - Bass ELIMINATE is "fully engorged ...

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SPIRALARMS: Entire 'Freedom' Album Available For Streaming

"Freedom", the second album from SPIRALARMS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based heavy rock band featuring Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, ex-MANMADEGOD) on guitar, Tim Narducci (ex-SYSTEMATIC) on vocals, Chris "Cornbread" Lombardo on bass, Brad Barth on keyboards, Anthony Traslavina on rhythm guitar and Ron Redeen (THE ESSENESS PROJECT) on drums, is available for streaming in its entirety ...

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SLAYER: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Entire Buenos Aires Concert

ValvularTV.com has uploaded fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's entire September 29 concert at Estadio River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina as the support act for IRON MAIDEN. Check it out below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. World Painted Blood 02. Disciple 03. War Ensemble 04. Mandatory Suicide 05. Hallowed Point 06. Dead Skin ...

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TRUTH CORRODED Signs With AFM RECORDS

Australian extreme metallers TRUTH CORRODED have signed a worldwide deal with AFM Records. The band's new album, "The Saviours Slain", will be released in late November. "You work hard, stay true to your aim and opportunities will eventually come your way, " comments TRUTH CORRODED bassist Greg Shaw on signing with the label. "We are ...

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SLAYER Is 'Definitely Working On New Music'

Mitchell Peters of Billboard.biz recently conducted an interview with Scott Sokol, SLAYER's booking agent at Pinnacle Entertainment for the past 15 years. Asked if there were ever discussions about taking a break from touring after the May 2013 death of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, Sokol said: "I think if it happened while they ...

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SPIRALARMS: 'Dealer' Song Available For Streaming

SPIRALARMS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based heavy rock band featuring Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, ex-MANMADEGOD) on guitar, Tim Narducci (ex-SYSTEMATIC) on vocals, Chris "Cornbread" Lombardo on bass, Brad Barth on keyboards, Anthony Traslavina on rhythm guitar and Ron Redeen (THE ESSENESS PROJECT) on drums, will release its second album, "Freedom", on October 22 via Steamhammer/SPV. SPIRALARMS ...

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