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SHINEDOWN To Release New Single Next Week

SHINEDOWN will release the first single from the band's upcoming seventh studio album on Wednesday, January 26. Although SHINEDOWN has not yet announced a title for the LP or new single, some fans are speculating, based on various teasers that have been made available, that the album will be called "For The People, By The ...

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U.S. Government Granted Permission To Share Material From JON SCHAFFER Case As Discovery To Other OATH KEEPERS Cases

The U.S. government requested and was granted permission to share sealed materials from the case involving ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer's role in the U.S. Capitol riot case as discovery to the three main Oath Keepers cases. Discovery is the legal term used to describe the different processes that require parties in a lawsuit to ...

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HATEBREED Shares Music Video For 'Instinctive (Slaughterlust)'

Grammy-nominated Connecticut hardcore juggernaut HATEBREED has just released the official music video for the song "Instinctive (Slaughterlust)" . The clip will effectively and instantly transport you to the last time you saw the band in your town. The video is comprised of footage from last summer's "The Metal Tour Of The Year" with MEGADETH, LAMB ...

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SHINEDOWN Releases First Teaser Video For Seventh Studio Album

SHINEDOWN has released a short teaser video for the band's upcoming seventh studio album. The 42-second clip, which can be seen below, was accompanied by the message: "So it begins... #nowiknowmyabcs… Do you? #SD7". Last month, SHINEDOWN singer Brent Smith 95.9 The Rat's Carl Craft about the new LP's more "stripped-down" approach: "We wanted to ...

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Bay Area Legends BLIND ILLUSION Release First Music Video In 42 Years

San Francisco Bay Area legends BLIND ILLUSION have released a music video for the song "Straight As The Crowbar Flies". The clip was produced by BLIND ILLUSION and directed by George Anderson and BLIND ILLUSION's founding lead guitarist and vocalist Marc Biedermann. "Straight As The Crowbar Flies" is the first single from BLIND ILLUSION's upcoming ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH: 'Am I Still A Christian?'

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has once again clarified his recent comments about Christianity, insisting that he was only referring to the fact that he was "overzealous" and "obnoxious" with his faith when he first became a Christian. During a March 2021 appearance on MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's "No Fuckin' Regrets With Robb Flynn" ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Reflects On His Split With ICED EARTH: My Manager WENDY DIO Kept Saying, 'Get Out Of This Thing'

In a recent interview with Metal Mythos Aftershock, singer Tim "Ripper" Owens, who joined ICED EARTH in 2003 and stayed in the band for four years before being fired in December 2007, reflected on his split with the Jon Schaffer-led outfit. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It wasn't a very good parting. I was ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER Shares First Instagram Post In A Year

ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer has apparently returned to social media, just days after he was sued by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine in an effort to recover the millions of dollars the city spent to defend the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 attack. Earlier today (Friday, December 17), the official ICED ...

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Ex-STEEL PANTHER Bassist TRAVIS HALEY (a.k.a. LEXXI FOXX) Plays First Show With HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS (Video)

HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS, the new band featuring former STEEL PANTHER bassist Travis Haley (a.k.a. Lexxi Foxx) and longtime friend and television celebrity from MTV's "Pimp My Ride", Diggity Dave, made its live debut this past Friday, December 10 at Boondocks Patio & Grill in Scottsdale, Arizona. Photos and fan-filmed video of the concert can ...

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BRENT SMITH Says SHINEDOWN's Upcoming Album Will Be Viewed As 'Controversial' And 'Provocative' By Some People

Brent Smith says that SHINEDOWN's recently completed seventh studio album is a "controversial" and "provocative" effort which delves into "different subject matters" that the band has never addressed in the past. The SHINEDOWN singer discussed the new LP in a recent interview with 95.9 The Rat's Carl Craft. Speaking about the album's more "stripped-down" approach, ...

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Despărțire - CLOUDS

It always seems a terrible shame that atmospheric / melodic doom metal (and its slower, scarier cousin funeral doom) is fated to be a solely underground concern. As CLOUDS prove yet again on "Despărțire", this is music that conveys universal emotions, with a grandeur and grace that set it apart from much of the metal ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Announces New Single, 'Deliver Us From Evil'

German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN will release a new single, "Deliver Us From Evil", on December 3 via Nuclear Blast. The song is a taste of the band's new album, set to arrive in September 2022. "Deliver Us From Evil" will be available digitally as well as on a seven-inch single (along with the previously ...

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