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HATRIOT Releases 'Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed' Lyric Video

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HATRIOT have released the lyric video for a new demo song called "Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed". The track, which is one of the band's first to be recorded without EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, will be re-recorded for the band's upcoming album, tentatively due late next year. Says HATRIOT: "The ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Wouldn't Change Anything About 'Lulu'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has once again defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative album with Lou Reed, saying that "there is nothing" he would change about the experience of working with the late THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman. "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Century Media Records. Having previously been signed to the label for North America with their latest album, "Grey Heavens", the band's upcoming efforts will now be released worldwide via Century Media. States OMNIUM GATHERUM guitarist Markus Vanhala: "We're very loud and proud to announce ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: I'm Still Blown Away LOU REED Wanted To Collaborate With Us

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has once again defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative album with former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman Lou Reed, saying that he is "still blown away" Reed wanted to work with METALLICA. "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. The effort ...

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Moonsblood - BINARY CODE

New Jersey dark prog outfit BINARY CODE are back after a short layoff following 2010's "Priest" EP and the "Suspension of Disbelief" album a year prior. Oded Weinstock assumes this mike this time, bringing harsh and dignified vocal dynamics to the band, which thickens up and reconnoiters their potential, even if dallying their way through ...

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Corrective Measure - CORRECTIVE MEASURE

New Jersey dark prog outfit BINARY CODE are back after a short layoff following 2010's "Priest" EP and the "Suspension of Disbelief" album a year prior. Oded Weinstock assumes this mike this time, bringing harsh and dignified vocal dynamics to the band, which thickens up and reconnoiters their potential, even if dallying their way through ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist MICK THOMSON Joins JACKSON Family

Jackson has announced a forceful new addition to its stellar artist roster in SLIPKNOT lead guitarist Mick Thomson. Thomson's arrival heralds the induction of one of metal's most successful and revered players into the Jackson fold. "Jackson is exceptionally honored to have Mick Thomson joining our family," states Jackson artist relations manager Mike Taft. "His ...

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BRET MICHAELS, TED NUGENT, BUCKCHERRY, SEVENDUST To Headline LACONIAFEST

Bret Michaels (POISON) will headline the very first LaconiaFest — the East Coast's only motorcycle music festival — set to take place June 11-19 in conjunction with the 93rd annual Laconia Motorcycle Week in Laconia, New Hampshire. The festival will include all-day food and drink, motocross stunt shows, motorcycle model/product stagings and more. This high-octane, ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Releases Innovative Mobile App In Partnership With DISCIPLE MEDIA

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have announced the launch of their interactive smartphone app through the industry-leading provider of direct-to-fan mobile apps Disciple Media. The app will launch during the band's biggest U.S. headlining tour to date, promising fans a unique glimpse of the life on the road. The band and their management, Raw ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Mentioned On Long-Running Show 'Jeopardy!'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor's appearance on "Doctor Who" was referenced on the January 20 episode of the long-running game show "Jeopardy!" "Jeopardy!", hosted by Alex Trebek, began in 1984. This game show, which generally airs weekday evenings, features three contestants answering a series of questions (posed by Trebek in the form of ...

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Rulebreaker - PRIMAL FEAR

Ralf Scheepers and Mat Sinner keep the power metal faith flying with PRIMAL FEAR's eleventh studio album "Rulebreaker". Francesco Jovino joins the fold on drums for this outing, while the band is fortified with the triple guitar attack of Magnus Karlsson, Alex Beyrodt and in-out-in member Tom Naumann. There should be no surprises what PRIMAL ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Is 'Proud' Of 'Lulu' Album

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative album with former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman Lou Reed, explaining that making the record was a "fun" experience that brought the members of closer METALLICA together. "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. ...

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