SACRED REICH Parts Ways With Drummer GREG HALL

Posted On Jan 16, 2018

Greg Hall has announced his departure from SACRED REICH. The drummer revealed his split with the veteran Arizona thrashers in a post on his personal Facebook page. He wrote: "So... I want you all to hear this directly from me. I am no longer the drummer for SACRED Continue Reading...

OBSCURA Completes Work On 'Diluvium' Album

Posted On Jan 16, 2018

German technical death metal masters OBSCURA have completed their fifth full-length album, "Diluvium", for a summer 2018 release via Relapse Records. The disc was recorded with longtime producer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, PESTILENCE) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. Continue Reading...

LINKIN PARK Bassist Launches Podcast

Posted On Jan 16, 2018

According to The Pulse Of Radio, LINKIN PARK bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell has launched a new podcast called "Member Guest". Farrell is co-hosting the program alongside professional golfer Brendan Steele and Farrell's long-time friend Mark Fiore. The podcast's web site states: Continue Reading...

No Cross No Crown - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

Posted On Jan 15, 2018

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the charming frontman has returned to the fold, Continue Reading...

Catharsis - MACHINE HEAD

Posted On Jan 15, 2018

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore, punk rock and hip hop listening habits surface Continue Reading...

Avatar Country - AVATAR

Posted On Jan 15, 2018

There are endless examples of metal artists taking themselves far too seriously. AVATAR is not one of those bands. The Gothenburg-based band's intentionally and ridiculously over-the-top brand of heavy metal continues to run through its latest, and seventh overall, full-length release: "Avatar Continue Reading...

Post Self - GODFLESH

Posted On Jan 15, 2018

A few decades after BLACK SABBATH first extracted heavy metal from the human spirit in Birmingham, England, hometown younglings GODFLESH burst forth welding that heavy metal with clanging industrial steel on 1989's "Streetcleaner". Sure, across the big pond MINISTRY was playing with its own Continue Reading...

DEF LEPPARD's Catalog May Finally Come To SPOTIFY

Posted On Jan 12, 2018

Rick Allen has hinted that DEF LEPPARD is close to coming to terms with the Universal Music Group over digital rights for some of the band's best-known material. In 2012, DEF LEPPARD began re-recording its biggest hits, including 1983's "Rock Of Ages" and 1987's Continue Reading...