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GWAR Taps CANNABIS CORPSE Guitarist For Upcoming Album, Tour

The masked shredders of GWAR have tapped CANNABIS CORPSE/ANTIETAM 1862 guitarist Brent Purgason (pictured below) to replace their fallen bandmate and friend Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus, who was found dead as GWAR was about to enter Canada on November 3, 2011. He was 34 years old. During an appearance on the August 10 edition ...

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METALLICA: 'Be A Part Of Our 3D Film!'

METALLICA's August 24 and August 25 concerts at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will be shot in 3D for the band's upcoming feature-film project. The group earlier in the year tapped award-winning director Nimród Antal to helm the movie. Charlotte Huggins ("Journey To The Center Of The Earth", "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island") ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Eighth Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show meet-and-greet and "Master Of Puppets" performance on August 9 at the eighth and final concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 9 concert was as follows: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom ...

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SUNFLOWER DEAD: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

SUNFLOWER DEAD's self-titled debut album is available for streaming in its entirety below. Released on August 21 via Bloody Bat Records LLC, the 11-song CD was recorded at Temple Studios, owned by Raymond Herrera of FEAR FACTORY and B-Real of CYRPRESS HILL, with Christian Olde Wolbers (FEAR FACTORY) in the producer's seat. The effort was ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Trailer For 'Elements' Anniversary Concert Released

A trailer for "Elements", the forthcoming 15th-anniversary concert from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION previously stated about the upcoming show: "Since the release of 'Enter' in 1997, things have skyrocketed for us. We were able to share and play our music all over the world and received so ...

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HIM: 'XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish love metallers HIM will release a greatest-hits album, "XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal", on October 29 via Sony Music in Finland. The set will include the band's new cover version of the song "Strange World", originally recorded in the 1990s by Kevin Grivois (a.k.a. ). The "Strange World" video and digital single ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's 'Blood' Cracks U.S. Top 15

"Blood", the fourth album from Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT, sold around 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 on the Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "A Star-Crossed Wasteland", opened with 10,500 units back in July 2010 to land at position No. ...

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VINCE NEIL And New Girlfriend Interviewed In Dallas (Video)

On August 4, Robert Miguel of Rockin' The Red Carpet conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil and the singer's girlfriend, celebrity makeup artist and beauty educator Rain Andreani. The six-minute chat, which was taped in downtown Dallas, Texas. can be seen below. Neil pleaded guilty last November in Las Vegas Justice Court ...

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METALLICA: Quality Video Footage Of Edmonton Stage 'Accident'

Quality fan-filmed video footage of the "accident" that occurred during METALLICA's August 18 concert at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada can be seen below (courtesy of InvertedMag.com). A member of METALLICA's road crew caught fire during the show, as the the stagehand was seen struggling with a malfunctioning pyro launcher during "Enter Sandman" when ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Seventh Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show tuning-room jam and "…And Justice For All" performance on August 7 at the seventh concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 7 concert was as follows: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom ...

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INTO ETERNITY Mainman Interviewed On 'Snuff's Heavy Metal Meltdown' (Audio)

Snuff of the "Snuff's Heavy Metal Meltdown" recently conducted an interview with founder and guitarist Tim Roth of Regina, Saskatchewan-based Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY. You can now listen to the chat below. INTO ETERNITY recently tapped Amanda Kiernan of the Edmonton, Alberta-based metal band THE ORDER OF CHAOS as their new touring vocalist. ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Sixth Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show tuning-room jam and "Battery" performance on August 6 at the sixth concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 6 concert: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom The Bell Tolls 03. Fuel 04. ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's 'Blood' Projected To Sell 20K-25K First Week

"Blood", the fourth album from Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT, is likely to sell between 20,000 and 25,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on August 14 ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Fertile Green' Video Released

"Fertile Green", the new video from the Oakland, California-based power trio HIGH ON FIRE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "De Vermis Mysteriis", which sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 63 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Santiago

A five-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from WITHIN TEMPTATION's visit to Santiago, Chile on February 8, 2012 can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION's fifth studio album, "The Unforgiving", sold around 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 50 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released ...

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IMMOLATION Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

New York death metal veterans IMMOLATION recently entered Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul Orofino to record their ninth full-length album. The follow up to 2010's "Majesty And Decay" will once again be mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH, SUFFOCATION). "Just got out of the studio ...

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I AM I: 'Event Horizon' To Receive Physical Release In September

I AM I, the band featuring former DRAGONFORCE singer ZP Theart, will release its debut album, "Event Horizon", on CD and digital formats via Plastichead distribution on September 17 throughout Europe, coinciding with the album's arrival in Japan. "Event Horizon" was previously available on USB memory stick from the official I AM I web site, ...

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OBSESSION: 'Order Of Chaos' Album Details Revealed

Reactivated classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION will release its long-awaited new album, "Order Of Chaos", on October 3 in Europe and October 9 in North America through Inner Wound Recordings. The CD will be made available in Japan on September 19 through Spiritual Beast. In a recent interview, OBSESSION vocalist Michael Vescera described "Order ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Fifth Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show tuning-room jam and "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" performance on August 4 at the fifth concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 4 concert: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom The Bell Tolls 03. ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Video Interview With INFERNO

Jägermeister conducted an interview with drummer Zbigniew Robert "Inferno" Prominski of Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH at the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which is being held August 9-12 at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. BEHEMOTH guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski recently told Terrorizer magazine that he has ...

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TENEBRAE Joined By ONLY LIVING WITNESS Guitarist

Boston-based band TENEBRAE has recruited BLOOD FOR BLOOD/ONLY LIVING WITNESS guitarist Craig Silverman and drummer Robert Falzano (BLOOD FOR BLOOD, RAMALLAH, SINNERS & SAINTS, SHATTER MESSIAH). According to a press release, TENEBRAE mixes metal, hardcore and punk elements, and features current and former members of THE UNSEEN, THE STREET DOGS and FOR THE WORSE. TENEBRAE ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Third Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show tuning-room jam and "Cyanide" performance on August 1 at the third concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 1 concert: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom the Bell Tolls 03. Fuel 04. ...

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