Death Thrashers Mortor To Play Hammer Smashed Radio’s Moshpit Warfare

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Canadian death thrashers MORTOR are proud to announce they will be performing at this year’s Hammer Smashed Radio’s Moshpit Warfare taking place on November 17th in Ottawa, ON at Cafe Dekcuf alongside headliners Immersed, Wretchedpain, …From The Deep and Accursed Creation. HMR is offering a FREE DOWNLOAD compilation of all the bands performing at the… Read more »


Heavy Metal Television Coming Soon To A Digital Device And Computer Near You

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Heavy Metal Television is finally here.  With television, the internet and phone service all now intertwined, we can use the available technology to create an all Heavy Metal T.V. station . A live television station, streaming worldwide 24 hours a day in hi-def video and hi-fi audio,  Heavy Metal Television brings the classic MTV format… Read more »


Municipal Waste & Napalm Death Announce Co-Headlining Tour

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Fellow loud music lovers, we’ll make this as quick and painless as blunt force trauma: speed metal punks MUNICIPAL WASTE have teamed up with grindcore legends NAPALM DEATH for a co-headlining North American fall tour that will make fans around the world chew their arms off in envy! Presented by AMP and Hails & Horns… Read more »


Enslaved To Headline Scion’s Roadburn Label Showcase

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Norway’s progressive extreme metal band ENSLAVED will be headlining Scion A/V’s Roadburn Records showcase on Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at The Roxy in West Hollywood.  Also performing are White Hills, Scott Kelly, Earthless, and Astra. RSVP to the All Ages event here: www.scionav.com/METALSHOW The show begins at 1 p.m.; early arrival is suggested because space… Read more »


‘The Very Beast Of Dio Volume 2’ Conquers The Charts

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There is an obvious reason why the first volume of ‘The Very Beast of Dio’ has been certified gold in the U.S. – it features one of hard rock/heavy metal’s greatest all-time voices, the late/great Ronnie James Dio. And the recently released ‘The Very Beast of Dio Volume 2’ picks up right where its predecessor… Read more »


No Sleep Records Releases 2012 Fall Sampler Compilation

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Orange County based No Sleep Records has released its annual fall sampler which features new and unreleased music from the label’s burgeoning roster.  The digital sampler is available today for a “name your own price” at http://nosleepsampler.com/. The 2012 fall sampler features 22 tracks including new music from upcoming albums by Departures, Major League, Early… Read more »


Wintersun Streaming Entire “Time I” Album Online!

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Finnish epic metal titans WINTERSUN are now streaming their long awaited opus, Time I, on their official webpage. Visit www.wintersun.fi/album-stream to listen now! Members of WINTERSUN participated in a live video web chat this past October 15th. Fans can visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwZMpVPXVJo to catch the chat with guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari and bassist Jukka Koskinen if they… Read more »


Ponderosa Are Confirmed To Perform 2 Shows At The CMJ Festival

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PONDEROSA are confirmed to perform two shows at the CMJ festival in New York this Friday, October 19 at The Living Room (154 Ludlow St NY, NY) at 9:15pm and as part of the “iTunes Live From SoHo” series at the Apple Store SoHo (103 Prince Street, NY, NY) at 6:00pm. Praised by Paste magazine… Read more »


Y&T to melt your face again with “Live at The Mystic”

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the international release of Y&T‘s latest live album “Live at the Mystic” on November 23rd in Europe. Following original bassist Phil Kennemore’s untimely passing from lung cancer in early 2011, the band carries on the legacy that is Y&T. With Brad Lang on bass and vocals, Y&T prove their continued strength with “Live at the… Read more »


Headbangers Reunion Ball Celebrating Tawn Mastrey

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Beginning on the West Coast, Tawn Mastrey was a Veteran Rock Radio Disc Jockey for over 30 years with 5 million fans around the world. She helped launch and promote hundreds of the best rock and metal bands in the world. It was important for her to inform everyone to get tested for Hepatitis C,… Read more »


UK’s Departures Signs With No Sleep Records; New Album Out November 27

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Orange County based No Sleep Records has announced the addition of UK rock band Departures to it’s burgeoning roster with plans to release their sophomore album, Teenage Haze, on November 27 in conjunction with In At The Deep End Records who will release the album to the rest of the world on November 26.  Fans… Read more »


Billy Sherwood To Release New Solo Album ‘The Art Of Survival’

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Much to the excitement of progressive rock fans worldwide, multi-instrumentalist, producer/engineer, singer/songwriter Billy Sherwood is releasing his new solo CD ‘Art Of Survival’ on October 5, 2012. As well as being band member/producer of bands such as CIRCA:, YES, World Trade, Conspiracy and more recently The Prog Collective and The Fusion Syndicate, this CD marks… Read more »