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ZEAL & ARDOR To Release 'Live In London'

Black metal blues alchemists ZEAL & ARDOR will drop "Live In London" on March 22 via MVKA/Radicallis. The 22-track album, which includes four previously unreleased songs, is the entire recording of the band's headline show at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London on December 2017. It will be available digitally, on CD, and as a ...

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THE DAMNED THINGS Guitarist Discusses 'Cells' Single, Video

A new trailer for "High Crimes", the upcoming album from THE DAMNED THINGS, can be seen below. In the trailer, guitarist Joe Trohman discusses the band's new single, "Cells", and the idea behind the accompanying music video. The "Cells" clip was directed by Brandon Dermer, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and ...

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SKILLET Performs Two New Songs In Saginaw (Video)

SKILLET performed two new songs, apparently titled "Rise Up" and "Dead Man Walking", during its March 15 concert at the Dow Event Center in Saginaw, Michigan as the support act for BREAKING BENJAMIN. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below. SKILLET was joined at the Saginaw show by former FLYLEAF singer and current Christian rock ...

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BJÖRN GELOTTE Says IN FLAMES 'Never Really Understood How To Work With A Producer' Until Teaming Up With HOWARD BENSON

Metal Wani's Katia Filipovic recently conducted an interview with guitarist Björn Gelotte of Swedish melodic metallers IN FLAMES about their new "I, The Mask" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether social media has allowed fans to get to know bands better: Björn: ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND On New Album 'Empath': It's 'A Crossroads For Me – Not Only Creatively, But Life In General'

Former DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and VAI front man Devin Townsend recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine about his new solo album, "Empath". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Empath": Devin: "If I had any business sense whatsoever, and if I had any ...

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OCTOBER TIDE Feat. Former KATATONIA Members: 'In Splendor Below' Album Due In May

Swedish melodic death/doom metallers OCTOBER TIDE, featuring ex-KATATONIA members Fredrik and Mattias Norrman, will release their sixth studio album, "In Splendor Below", on May 17 via Agonia Records. The follow-up to 2016's "Winged Waltz" was mixed and mastered by Karl Daniel Lidén at Tri-Lamd studios (BLOODBATH, KATATONIA, BREACH, CRAFT). It was produced by Alexander Backlund ...

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Listen To New DEMON HUNTER Song 'Ash'

"Ash", a new song from the Christian metal band DEMON HUNTER, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "War", which will be made available alongside a companion LP, "Peace", on March 1. Frontman Ryan Clark said about "Ash": "'Ash' is a no-frills, anthemic onslaught, berating our infatuation with fleeting ...

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Video Premiere: THE DAMNED THINGS' 'Cells'

"Cells", the new video from THE DAMNED THINGS, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Brandon Dermer, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and NEKROGOBLIKON. "Cells" is taken from THE DAMNED THINGS' upcoming album, "High Crimes", which will be released on April 26 via Nuclear Blast. The supergroup comprised of ...

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INSOMNIUM Begins Recording New Album

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM have begun recording their eighth studio album for a fall 2019 release. Drums are being nailed at SF Studio with engineer Kimmo Perkkiö. Work will then continue at Teemu Aalto Music Productions in Kotka. Jens Bogren will handle the mix at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden. Comments guitarist Markus Vanhala: "Again, ...

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GEOFF TATE Performs Special 'Old-School' QUEENSRŸCHE Set At Germany's METAL ASSAULT Festival (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing a special "old-school" QUEENSRŸCHE set on February 16 at the Metal Assault festival at Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany can be seen below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Neue Regel 02. Screaming In Digital 03. Operation: Mindcrime 04. ...

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CLUTCH Releases Music Video For 'Ghoul Wrangler'

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have released a new video for their new single "Ghoul Wrangler", from their latest album, "Book Of Bad Decisions". The clip was shot in the Old Bedford Village in Pennsylvania and can be viewed below. Vinyl fans might remember the Ghoul Wrangler business card that was included in each 12-inch jacket. Many ...

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I AM MORBID To Team Up With ATROCITY, VITAL REMAINS, SADIST For 'Morbidfest' European Tour

I AM MORBID — the band featuring former MORBID ANGEL members David Vincent (vocals, bass) and Tim Yeung (drums) alongside guitarists Bill Hudson (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN) — will team up with ATROCITY, VITAL REMAINS and SADIST for the "Morbidfest 2019" European tour in April. All four ...

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STEEL PANTHER Drummer Says 'Pussy Melter' Controversy Was 'Best-Ever Marketing Campaign Anyone Could Have Hoped For'

STEEL PANTHER drummer Stix Zadinia and guitarist Satchel have once again defended their group against criticism over the guitar effect preset called "Pussy Melter", saying that "people should take the time to look a little deeper into things before they start kicking up a storm." Last July, TC Electronic stopped advertising the "Pussy Melter" after ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Hospitalized Following Flu Complications

Ozzy Osbourne has been hospitalized as he recovers from the flu. The BLACK SABBATH singer's wife and manager Sharon shared the news earlier today, writing on Twitter: "As some of you may have heard, Ozzy was admitted to hospital following some complications from the flu. His doctors feel this is the best way to get ...

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LIKE A STORM: 'Complicated (Stitches & Scars)' Video Released

Hard rock four-piece LIKE A STORM has released a music video for "Complicated (Stitches & Scars)". The clip was shot by Ron Thunderwood and edited by Sam Shapiro. "Complicated (Stitches & Scars)" is taken from LIKE A STORM's latest album, "Catacombs", which was released last year via Century Media/RED. The disc was produced by LIKE ...

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