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AGENT STEEL Members Launch MASTERS OF METAL

MASTERS OF METAL is the new band formed by current members of AGENT STEEL: Juan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars and lead vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass and backing vocals), Rigo Amezcua (drums). The Los Angeles-based group had been working on new the material for sometime and recently decided to move forward and complete the recordings ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By VEGAS ROCKS! MAGAZINE (Video)

Sally Steele, publisher of Vegas Rocks! Magazine, conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus on April 12 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can now watch the chat below. GWAR has released the first lineup for this year's GWAR-B-Q, set to take place at Hadad's Water Park, located at 7900 ...

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GWAR Announces Lineup For Fourth Annual GWAR-B-Q

Antarctic rock-gods GWAR have released the first lineup for this year's GWAR-B-Q, set to take place at Hadad's Water Park, located at 7900 Osbourne Turnpike in Richmond, Virginia. This year sees the event entering its fourth consecutive year while offering its most bone-crushing lineup yet, setting the stage for what will certainly be the most ...

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HATEBREED Guitarist Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' (Audio)

The "Maximum Threshold" radio show recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wayne Lozinak of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. ...

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WARBEAST: 'Blood Moon' Video Released

Texas-based thrashers WARBEAST have released a horror-flick inspired music video for the track "Blood Moon". The song comes off the band's new album, "Destroy", released last week via Housecore Records. The clip, which tells the terrifying story of Gnmange, a tormented werewolf, and his need to exist, was directed by Mike Holderbeast of Cement Level ...

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METALACHI Invades Texas (Video)

On April 4, KABB-TV, FOX News San Antonio, conducted an interview with METALACHI, billed as the first and only heavy metal mariachi band. You can now watch the report below. METALACHI is described as "a five-piece ensemble of classically trained mariachi musician brothers, but taking their cues from KISS, GWAR and ROB ZOMBIE. Their show ...

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ANACRUSIS Mainman To Release Two Hours Of New Music

Vocalist/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS has issued the following update: "I am planning to finish the new music and release it in some form, but I'm not sure of the details just yet. This will not be an acoustic project like CRUEL APRIL. It will be exactly the ...

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GWAR Frontman Announces Print Line

The man behind the mask of Oderus Urungus, Dave Brockie, has unveiled a new webstore where fans can buy limited-edition, high-quality art prints of not only Brockie's GWAR drawings, but many of his other illustrations. Culled from select images spanning a 30-year career as an artist and illustrator, these highly-collectable prints are now available to ...

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GWAR To Devastate AXS TV On Live Broadcast

Mutant overlords GWAR will take over the airwaves of AXS TV to bring to you the human scum a live broadcast transmission from one of their upcoming performances. GWAR "Fate Or Chaos Tour 2013" will be aired live on AXS TV on April 17 from the Gothic Theater in Denver, Colorado. The broadcast will air ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Interviewed On 'Hangar 19' (Audio)

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. TESTAMENT's February 15 concert at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York as part of "The Dark Roots Of Thrash" tour ...

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WARBEAST: New Video Interview Posted Online

Stubble conducted an interview with guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ) of Texas thrashers WARBEAST before the band's January 20 concert at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California. You can now watch the chat below. Casey Orr (RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) will join WARBEAST as their fill-in bassist while on the road this spring with ...

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SIGH's DR. MIKANNIBAL Suffers Miscarriage

Dr. Mikannibal (saxophone, vocals) of Japan's SIGH has revealed via her Facebook page that she has been forced to terminate her pregnancy at three months after the heart of her unborn child with bandmate Mirai Kawashima (vocals, keyboards) stopped beating. "I'm having a curettage surgery today," she wrote. Mirai and Dr. Mikannibal became engaged last ...

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TESTAMENT Interviewed On 'Take Five & Company' (Video)

Early Thursday morning (February 21), guitarists Alex Skolnick and Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT were interviewed on "Take Five & Company", a live talk and entertainment show on the WZZM station in Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can now watch the segment below. TESTAMENT's February 15 concert at the Paramount Theatre in ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With JAMEY JASTA

EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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WARBEAST Taps Bassist CASEY ORR For GWAR Tour

Casey Orr (RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) will join Texas thrashers WARBEAST as their fill-in bassist while on the road this spring with GWAR. The band's tour dates with GWAR and WILSON kick off in Tucson, Arizona on April 10. The 16-day run, dubbed the "Fate Or Chaos Tour", will continue through the month of April until ...

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TESTAMENT: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Huntington Concert

TESTAMENT's February 15 concert at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York as part of "The Dark Roots Of Thrash" tour was professionally filmed for a 90-minute DVD, to be released later this year via Nuclear Blast. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be seen below. "We haven't shot a live DVD or CD ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With MATT BYRNE

RichardThinks.Org conducted an interview with drummer Matt Byrne of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED on February 14 at Empire in Springfield, Virginia. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on ...

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TESTAMENT: Setlist For Huntington DVD Shoot Revealed

TESTAMENT's February 15 concert at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York as part of "The Dark Roots Of Thrash" tour was professionally filmed for a 90-minute DVD, to be released later this year via Nuclear Blast. "We haven't shot a live DVD or CD since our 'Live In London' release and we've had two ...

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TESTAMENT To Play 'Extra-Long' Set For DVD Shoot

TESTAMENT's February 15 concert at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York as part of "The Dark Roots Of Thrash" tour will be professionally filmed for a 90-minute DVD, to be released later this year via Nuclear Blast. "We haven't shot a live DVD or CD since our 'Live In London' release and we've had ...

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GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE Interviewed In Montreal (Video)

On February 7, HardTimes.ca's "Headbanger's Journey" music blog conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus). You can now watch the chat below. In a 2012 interview with Legendary Rock Interviews, Oderus Urungus stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the new GWAR CD, "We've gotten going on that. We've ...

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