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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Next Album Will Be Band's 'Most Diverse'

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are continuing to record their next album for a tentative early 2016 release via Roadrunner Records. In a new post on the band's Facebook page, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE writes: "It's been a while but have no fear we are making some real progress on the new album! "If all goes well, we ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Would Have Rather Made 'Killing Is My Business Pt. 2' Than 'Super Collider'

Former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover was interviewed for the latest installment of "The Metal Sucks Podcast". You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MEGADETH's last album, 2013's "Super Collider": "I like all kinds of ...

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GORGUTS's Next Album Will Consist Of A Single Song

Canadian technical death metallers GORGUTS are putting the finishing touches on the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2013's "Colored Sands", tentatively due in early 2016. Speaking to Metal Injection at this month's Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, GORGUTS guitarist/vocalist Luc Lemay stated about the upcoming CD (see video below): "[Bassist] Colin ...

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Video: MESHUGGAH Performs At HEAVY MONTREAL Festival

Video footage of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH performing on August 7 at the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below (clip filmed and uploaded by Peter McCabe of Montreal Gazette). In a recent interview with RockSverige.se, MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagström stated about when fans can expect to hear the follow-up ...

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Follow #HEAVYMONTREAL2015 Live

Are you attending Heavy Montreal 2015 or want to follow the action from your part of the globe? Check out our real-time social feed below or you may contribute via Twitter, Instagram or YouTube using the hashtag #heavymontreal2015 or #blabbermouthnet. This feed will be curated and updated regularly when the festival kicks off on August ...

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BLABBERMOUTH.NET Is An Official HEAVY MONTREAL 2015 Partner

BLABBERMOUTH.NET is proud to be an official partner of this year's edition of the Heavy Montreal festival, which will be held this weekend, August 7-9, at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Forest Stage will be powered by BLABBERMOUTH.NET and feature more than a dozen artists, including BEYOND CREATION, CATTLE DECAPITATION, SANDVEISS, MONEEN, THE ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Interviewed By THE RAVE TV (Video)

The Rave TV's Alex Stafford conducted an interview with Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE before the band's July 31 concert at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach recently finished laying down vocals on five songs for the band's forthcoming seventh full-length album. The follow-up to ...

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HEAVY MONTRÉAL 2015: Daily Lineups Revealed; More Bands Announced

EXTREME, NEUROSIS, ABBATH, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, SANCTUARY, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, CATTLE DECAPITATION and more have been added to the billing of this year's edition of the Heavy Montréal festival. Daily lineups for the three-day event, which will be held on August 7-9 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, have also been revealed. Check out the ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Entire 'The Puritan' Album Available For Streaming

"The Puritan", the sixth studio album from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CDwill be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, dramatic and melodic death metal journey in its purest essence" ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'The Puritan' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "The Puritan" from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's sixth studio album, "The Puritan", which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT On Jamming With MESHUGGAH: 'It Was An Amazing Experience'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett (a.k.a. Kirk Von Hammett) joined Swedish progressive metallers MESHUGGAH on stage this past Sunday, April 12 at RockBar Theater in San Jose, California during the second installment of his annual horror-themed Fear FestEvil, a music and memorabilia event. During an appearance on SiriusXM's Liquid Metal on Tuesday (April 14), Hammett spoke ...

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MESHUGGAH Is Working On 'Pretty Diverse' New Album, Says Guitarist MÅRTEN HAGSTRÖM

Guitarist Mårten Hagström of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH was recently interviewed on HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked about how the material is shaping up for MESHUGGAH's next album, Hagström said: "We're early in the writing stage… We're ...

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INTRONAUT Begins Work On Fifth Album

Los Angeles-based post-progressive metal band INTRONAUT has entered Clearlake Audio with engineer Josh Newell to begin recording its fifth full-length album. The CD will be mixed by Devin Townsend for a late 2015 release via Century Media Records. Commented INTRONAUT vocalist/guitarist Sacha Dunable: "Really pumped on these songs. Overall, it's going to be a bit ...

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Video: METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Joins MESHUGGAH On Stage At 'Fear FestEvil'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett (a.k.a. Kirk Von Hammett) joined Swedish progressive metallers MESHUGGAH on stage this past Sunday, April 12 at RockBar Theater in San Jose, California during the second installment of his annual horror-themed Fear FestEvil, a music and memorabilia event. Fan-filmed video footage of Hammett playing a guitar solo in the MESHUGGAH song ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE: 'As Your Kingdom Falls' Lyric Video

"As Your Kingdom Falls", the new lyric video from Kenosha, Wisconsin-based metallers PRODUCT OF HATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, to be released later this year via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed and mastered at SafeHouse Production by James Murphy (DEATH, TESTAMENT, OBITUARY). PRODUCT OF ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'Stare Into Infinity' Video Released

"Stare Into Infinity", the new video from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "The Puritan", which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "'Stare Into Infinity' is one of my favorite songs on our new album, 'The Puritan'," NIGHTRAGE guitarist ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: First Taste Of Forthcoming DVD

A KILLSWITCH ENGAGE concert film shot on October 31, 2014 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts will be included on the band's next DVD release, tentatively due before the end of the year. The performance footage was filmed by the direction team of Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci (FEAR FACTORY, MESHUGGAH) using five Canon C300 ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Completes Demoing Material For Next Album

According to KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio, the band has completed demoing material for its next studio album and is scheduled to begin laying down drums for the effort this week. Adds KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach on Instagram: "I got my work cut out for me! [I am] stoked and kind of amazed how ...

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