Articles in the July 2015 Issue
Like a reunion with an old friend, Breaking Benjamin has come back into our lives after what seems like an eternity to fans bringing us new music, new inspiration and new members. Currently touring and with their new album Dark Before Dawn released on June 23rd and on track to be #1 on the Billboard 200 Charts within the first week
In 1991, the hair metal band Trixter were at the top of their game. The New Jersey quartet’s gold-status attaining debut album had been released the previous year. Soon after, the band was touring the world with the likes of rock and roll heavyweights such as the Scorpions, Poison, and KISS. Fast forward 23 years to the present, and the
Since 1989, industrial metal icons Fear Factory have been changing the face of metal with their signature blend of hard driving guitar riffs, triplet laden drums, and melodic vocal hooks. Despite some tumultuous lineup changes throughout the 2000’s, founding members Burton C. Bell on vocals and Dino Cazares on guitar are continuing to make Fear Factory a force to be
Not many established bands are willing to take the risk of changing their name and starting back from the beginning. But that’s exactly what The Bloodline did. Formerly known as Dirge Within, the band thought it was better to start from scratch. “We started writing the music and we felt that it wasn’t the band,” The Bloodline vocalist Travis Neal
Having the chance to interview an artist that is as excited to be interviewed by Screamer Magazine as we are is one of the best parts about music journalism. Earlier in the month, we ran into Dean Dinning, bassist/keyboardist/backing vocalist of the chart topping band Toad The Wet Sprocket and he graciously accepted when asked to spend some time with
For dreamers, the grey skies and rich history of London, England, brings to life the food of fairytales: Medieval castles, busty maidens, and victorious knights galore. For realists, the thought elicits historically accurate images of ancient battles over territory and crowned royalty. However, for idealists, (aka, rock fans) the thought of England conjures up a grip of unforgettable photos (once
Alive and Burning Is the first ever live concert video from Black Veil Brides. The concert recording will be released on July 10th and be available in Blu-Ray/DVD/iTunes formats. The live performance was filmed on the "Black Mass" tour at the sold-out Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California. With five previous releases (including the EP) it's hard to compile a set
Delta Deep, the self-titled debut album from the band Delta Deep, was released on June 23, 2015 via Mailboat Records. Who is Delta Deep? You might just recognize a few members of Delta Deep, including Def Leppard's Phil Collen (lead vocals, guitar) and Stone Temple Pilots' Robert DeLeo (bass). Included in the line-up are some lesser known individuals, but still
Best known for being the front-man of legendary U.S. hard rock band Angel, Frank DiMino is now leading his own solo project and will make his debut with a melodic hard rock album, aptly titled Old Habits Die Hard. Frontiers Music will release the comeback album from Dimino on July 10, 2015. While DiMino is undoubtedly the group's mastermind, Old
Metal has spun-off and evolved into numerous subgenres throughout its history. What was considered heavy in the '70s would be lucky not to get labeled classic rock when compared with the modern metal out there today. But considering Fallen Angels has finished World In Decay, their third full-length album, it goes to show this band is willing to disregard modern
After a six year hiatus, Breaking Benjamin has returned with what is on all counts, their best album yet. Dark Before Dawn was released on June 23rd through their label Hollywood Records and has instantaneously begun dominating the charts. Expected to hit an upward of 140,000 units within its’ first week, Dark Before Dawn is presumably on course to become
Canadian rock band Finger Eleven is back after a five year hiatus from releasing albums. The new album, titled Five Crooked Lines, is the band's sixth studio album and it releases on July 31, 2015 via The Bicycle Music Company/Concord. Their earlier works were released under Mercury and Wind-Up Records. The album contains 12 tracks, all of which sound completely
The illuminating, spectral lights of the Aurora Borealis (aka the Northern Lights) is without question one of Canada's most famous tourist attractions. That being said, it's no wonder why this group of young, Orangeville, Ontario natives would choose the grandiose namesake of Borealis for their band. Founded in 2005, Borealis has emerged from obscurity with an illuminating style of melodic, power
When was the last time you came across a NEW glam rock band? Can we safely say it’s been a while? Well, your luck has changed. It’s time to check out Nashville, Tennessee’s Lipstick. Just a quick look and you will instantly know that these guys are some goofballs that don’t take themselves too seriously. As the band’s bio states.
Got blues? Want some? I mean real blues. Sweltering hot, sorrow-drenched, deep southern blues. While Los Angeles may have deep musical roots and a rich history when it comes to rock n’ roll, it’s never been known as the mecca of blues—enter Delta Deep. Perhaps best known as guitarist Phil Collen’s (Def Leppard, MANRAZE) new project, he is by no
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, at the Seattle club known as Studio Seven, a great hard rock/metal band known as December In Red that formed in 2009 came home to their native Seattle, WA for a homecoming show. The result was a phenomenal night of entertainment provided by what could be described as a metal quartet. They were the first act
Halestorm, the rock n' roll power house fronted by the immensely talented Lzzy Hale took over the Grove of Anaheim this past Friday. With the band just releasing their third studio album Into The Wild Life, the venue was officially sold out and ready to have a good time. With great opening acts as Royal Thunder and Rival Sons getting
What band is guaranteed to make you laugh, blush, possibly offend you and elicit nudity from the crowd? Steel Panther, of course! The comedy glam metal band hit the Val Air Ballroom stage in West Des Moines, Iowa on Friday, May 29, 2015, and didn't fail to do all of the above. Vocalist Michael Starr appeared on stage to start
“My father was just like any other father, except that he was in Led Zeppelin. There was Dad, and then there was Bonzo.” It was the first of many heartfelt comments his son Jason would make to the audience about his father. The occasion was the final night of the tour, outdoors at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, on
INSOMNIUM announces Nick Cordle (SANCTUARY, ex-ARCH ENEMY, ex-ARSIS) as fill-in guitarist on upcoming North American tour
Ready to embark on their first USA headlining tour this August, Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have announced Nick Cordle (SANCTUARY, ex-ARCH ENEMY, ex-ARSIS) as the fill-in guitarist for the trek. Due to his very busy work schedule, Ville Friman is not able to join the band on this run of dates, but fans can still expect the dual face-melting,
PASADENA, CA (June 26, 2015) - The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announced today full casting for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans. A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN stars Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award®-nominated Broadway run. Pasadena native Kacee Clanton,
Orlando, FL's Exotype have announced dates for their upcoming headline tour, featuring support from Brightwell, Kingdom of Giants and Like Vultures. The band is out in support of their self-titled debut LP, which was released last fall on Rise Records. The album was recorded with Joey Sturgis (Of Mice & Men, Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada). Melody and devastation co-exist, and are encased
(New York, N.Y.): Denmark's Essence are recent Spinefarm Records signees and they have revealed details about Prime, their label debut, sharing snippets of six songs from the release. The Danes will release Prime on October 2. Narrowing the gap between the poppy energy of The Offspring and the youthful vehemence of early Metallica and Slayer, the album, their third overall, is a Primeexample of how
(June 25, 2015 - Raleigh, NC) - Shane Crump is best known for his role as the bassist for pop-metal icons Alesana, but did you know he has a, dare we say, softer-side? His new project, The Ivory, is a piano-based dose of infectiously warming pop music. The new video "I'm A Mess" (ft. Sierra Kay) premiered exclusively with Crave Online and is the first taste of
Brisbane based progressive alternative tour-de-force Caligula's Horse are on course for a stellar finish to 2015, with the huge announcement that they have signed with record label InsideOut Music (of the Century Media family). Founder and CEO of InsideOut Music, Thomas Waber had this to say about the signing: "Australia is home to many great bands and we are thrilled
SEETHER, GODSMACK, SLASH, PAPA ROACH AND MORE RAISE OVER $50,000 FOR SUICIDE AWARENESS VOICES OF EDUCATION WITH THE THIRD ANNUAL RISE ABOVE FEST
June 25, 2015- Los Angeles, CA - In May, almost 8500 fans gathered for the 3rd Annual Rise Above Fest at Darling's Waterfront in Bangor, Maine which featured an incredible day of performances by Godsmack, Slash, Seether, Papa Roach,and many more. The Rise Above Fest has become one of the largest suicide awareness events in the world. The festival was created by Seether as a dedication to
Trixter release their new official video "Human Era"! The music video is a sample of the excellent musicianship you can expect from the 11 track new studio release "Human Era" out now via Frontiers Music Srl. Checkout Trixter- "Human Era" video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSlAkLTJGEU&feature=youtu.be Singer P.J. Farley states "The song Human Era encapsulates not only the record but in essence our career. This video
Hailing from championship starved Cleveland, OH, Sink The Ship is hoping their blend of hardcore, metal, and pop will earn them a championship as they release their first material since their 2014 Reflections EP. The single, entitled "Out Of Here," is off the band's full length album that they are currently recording. Vocalist Colton Ulery had this to say, "While struggle and
Alt-rock six-piece Native Suns has released a new music video for their song "Lost". The track, which premiered via Substream Magazine, is the first single from the band's debut EP Relay. Acquire (release date TBA). The group features Mike Matejick, former guitarist for the Rise Records band Of Machines and is currently managed by The Artery Foundation. "The video for 'Lost' follows the premise of an inner struggle between good
OCEANS OF SLUMBER SIGN WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS; 'BLUE' EP TO BE RELEASED ON LIMITED EDITION VINYL
Century Media Records is pleased to announce the signing of Houston progressive metallers OCEANS OF SLUMBER. Founded in 2011, OCEANS OF SLUMBER mystify listeners with atmospheric melodies over darkened dynamics that range from the perversely sinister to the adventurously progressive. Creating an undeniably epic wall of sound that has become the Texans' trademark, OCEANS OF SLUMBER caught the attention of the
UK progressive juggernauts TesseracT and their UK label home Kscope have partnered with eOne Music to release their all new LP this fall in North America. "We're very excited to be working with the eOne team, their experience and well rounded ability will certainly help us grow in our biggest market," says TesseracT frontman Dan Tompkins. "The band is really looking forward to making the most of utilizing the
BEING AS AN OCEAN RELEASE "LITTLE RITCHIE" VIDEO; SELF-TITLED LP OUT JUNE 30; CATCH THEM ON VANS WARPED TOUR ALL SUMMER!
Being As An Ocean have released a music video for their single "Little Richie" off of the self-titled album out June 30, 2015 via InVogue Records. It can be viewed at the InVogue Records Youtube channel. You can also pre-order the new album on CD / Vinyl / Cassette at the InVogue Records store. The band is currently playing the entire Vans
Deep Purple Announce Two Live Releases From Two Different Kind Of Nights From The Setting Sun... (In Wacken)... To The Rising Sun (In Tokyo). Both To Be Released On September 18 On Earmusic. Written By Roger Glover. One band, two crowds, two countries—a tale of two cities indeed. From Germany's Wacken Open Air Festival, one of the biggest metal festivals
(New York -- June 24, 2015) UK metal juggernaut Bullet For My Valentine releases today their brand new single, “You Want A Battle? (Here’s A War),” from their highly anticipated new album, VENOM, which is due out on August 14th via RCA Records. CLICK HERE to listen now. Fans are invited to pre-order the album today at http://www.bulletformyvalentine.com/. The band also announces
SHINING PLAYED + FILMED THEIR BLACKJAZZ MUSIC... ON A DEADLY MOUNTAINTOP IN NORWAY... AND SURVIVED—SEE PHOTOS
(New York, N.Y.): Call it "Survival of the Metal-est." This past Sunday, June 21, on the solstice and longest day of the year, the Norwegian blackjazz band Shining played the world's first concert on top of a grandiose mountain structure hanging out 700 meters—that's nearly 2300 feet—above the ground. How did they f!@# do that? Here's how. The band flew
THE BULLETBOYS HEADLINE THE ARMED ALLIANCE TOUR WITH LA GUNS, TRACII GUNS & SWEDISH ROCKERS "KILLER BEE"
Just a few more weeks and the BULLETBOYS will embark on a National headline-tour with LA Guns axe-man Tracii Guns and iconic Swedish rock band Killer Bee w/guitar guru Paul Chapman from U.F.O. for the first leg of the Armed Alliance Tour. BULLETBOYS VIP packages are available – You get special early access, VIP laminate, meet & greet, signed 8x10,
San Francisco-based classic doom metallers ORCHID have released the official lyric video for the title track of the band's brand new EP Sign Of The Witch which will be released July 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. Watch the official lyric video for "Sign Of The Witch" on theNuclear Blast Youtube channel: https://goo.gl/ynWFyA Guitarist Mark Thomas Baker commented about the new EP
After nearly eighteen months of waiting, Georgia rockers Dresden have announced the details on their long awaited third release on Famined Records. The self-titled effort will feature four tracks and be released July 31st. In promotion of the EP, a music video will be released July 14th. The four tracks will feature the previously released Winter EP, which was released in December
New York, NY – Saint Asonia featuring two of the biggest forces in rock radio over the past decade, Adam Gontier (formerly of Three Days Grace) and Mike Mushok (of Staind), along with band mates Corey Lowery (Stuck Mojo) and Rich Beddoe (Finger Eleven), will release their self-titled debut album July 31, 2015 on RCA Records. The album is available now for pre-order (HERE); fans
Grammy Award winning iconic rock band Motörhead, who are embarking on a 40th anniversary world tour in support of their upcoming release Bad Magic, have announced a US tour. These North American shows start in mid-August, with Saxon and Anthrax as special guests on select dates, before ending with the now-legendary Motörboat Cruise between Sept 28th – Oct 2nd from
FRENCH DEATH METALLERS KOMBUR SIGNS WITH IMMINENCE RECORDS TO RELEASE POSTHUMOUS FULL LENGTH ALBUM THIS FALL
Imminence Records has announced that they have signed France's death metal outfit Kombur and will be releasing the band's follow-up to their 2013 EP entitled Catharsis. The release will be the band's first, and last, full length as the band has also announced that they have disbanded. Imminence Records owner Ryan Williford explained, "About a month ago while we were
The Portland, OR quintet DIVIDES has released a new music video for their song "Drag The River". The song, which premiered with New Noise Magazine, is off the band's upcoming album (release date and title is still yet to be announced). The video for "Drag The River" was directed by Scotty Fisher of The Fight Design and produced by the band's vocalist CJ
Los Angeles-based indie rock artist PATRICK DENNIS releases his debut full-length solo album FÜRST IN THE DIRT via Wharfechild Recording Co. which premiered June 18th, with indie/alternative music site DIFFUSER.FM who said, "...we're beyond ecstatic to give fans the chance to hear his new record, Fürst in the Dirt, in its entirety... "FÜRST IN THE DIRT-available on iTunes (and similar digital retailers) in
Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA have announced their highly-anticipated 26-date North American tour for 2016 with headliners NIGHTWISH! The trek launches in Sayreville, New Jersey on February 19th, hitting six Canadian cities plus Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Orleans, then closing out in Tampa, Florida on March 23rd. Opening for the tour will be Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN. SONATA ARCTICA
MORE BANDS STEAL MONEY FROM THEIR MOM'S PURSES AS THEY PREPARE TO MAKE THEIR WAY ACROSS COUNTRY ON "THE ROAD TO GWAR B-Q 2015"
Topping off what is already an insanely diverse and incendiary lineup for the weekend of GWAR B-Q 2015, in Richmond, VA, today GWAR announces even more kick ass bands that will ram heavy metal and punk rock so far up your ass you'll shit molten lead the rest of your life! BAT, the side project of Ryan Waste from Municipal
Influential Japanese 4-piece toe have announced details for their long-awaited third studio full length album, "Hear You," which will be released on July 24 via Topshelf Records The follow up to their 2012 EP, 'The Future Is Now,' this new album sees the band continue to grow and push their sound in exciting new directions. Sign up to be notified about pre-order
Memphis May Fire just debuted their new video for "Stay the Course," a new single off Unconditional: Deluxe Edition. The new album is a re-release of Unconditional with additional tracks, available for pre-order on iTunes now and expected to be available on July 17th. The last album Unconditional hit #1 on Billboard's Rock, Independent and Hard Music charts as well as #4 on the Billboard 200 and spawned the singles 'No Ordinary Love,' 'Sleepless Nights' and
The band, featuring Scotland-born vocalist Terry McDermott, who shot to fame as a member of Team Blake and a Season 3 runner-up on NBC's hit The Voice, along with former Candlebox members Scott Mercado (drums) and Peter Klett (guitars), and Island Styles (guitars) and Mark Mattrey (bass), will hit the road on July 8 in Salt Lake City and cruise
Legendary progressive-rockers Spock's Beard are pleased to announce that their brand new 12th studio album 'The Oblivion Particle' is set for release on the August 21st, 2015, and you can view the artwork for it above. According to bassist Dave Meros, it's not a matter of how much the new album recalls past Spock's material, but how much it differs.
Def Leppard's "hysteria on the high seas" inaugural fan cruise goes on sale today! (6/18) Four-day, four-night voyage aboard the Msc Divina out of Miami, January 21-25, 2016! Also featuring Tom Keifer, Last In Line, Eric Martin (Mr Big), Richie Kotzen, Kip Winger, Eddie Trunk, Luc Carl and more to be announced. One of the greatest rock bands of all
Jeremy Spencer's autobiography Death Punch’d, Surviving Five Finger Death Punch’s Metal Mayhem was a N.Y. Times Best-selling title in hardcover. The title is now available in the paperback format, available HERE. Prior to heading overseas for the month of June on a run that takes Spencer across Europe and in to Russia, the Five Finger Death Punch co-founder and drummer
Mascot Label Group's Music Theories Recordings and Neal Schon, in partnership with Guitar World, have premiered a full album stream of the 2-CD June 23rd release Vortex here: http://www.guitarworld.com/neal-schon-premieres-new-album-vortex-exclusive. Neal Schon's upcoming all-instrumental album utilizes rock as its foundation, while also embracing elements of jazz, classical and world music in an 18-track stunning, sonically explosive collection of original compositions. The
"BABYMETAL, the explosive trio whose unique hybrid of extreme metal and J-pop have made them Internet sensations, are slowly working on conquering America...'Road of Resistance' is a furious power metal burst injected with shiny pop harmonies..."- Jeff Benjamin, ROLLINGSTONE.COM, May 11, 2015 Today (6/16), BABYMETAL--the Japan-based all-girl-fronted "Kawaii Metal" (mix of J-Pop Idol and Heavy Metal) group--re-release, in the U.S.
DC rockers The Relapse Symphony have released the single for the title track off their upcoming sophomore effort Born To Burn on iTunes Front man Bret Von Dehl says, "Born To Burn is an outlaw anthem. It's about living on the fringes of society and embracing all of the negative things that go along with that. We wanted to write
After the recent announcement that Metal Allegiance will be releasing an album of original material, a date has been set for the debut album of the musical collective. The self-titled album is scheduled to be available worldwide on September 18th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album features a collection of hard rock and heavy metal’s most notable perfromers. Brought together
As AEROSMITH gears up for their 2015 summer tour, a date has been announced for the release of Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014. Due out September 4, the 20-song collection captures the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers delivering a scorching career-spanning show at the famed Donington Park in Leicestershire, UK in June 2014. Filmed in high definition, the critically
One of the greatest rock bands of all time, The Moody Blues have announced the initial line-up for their third fan cruise experience--THE MOODY BLUES CRUISE III--departing from Miami, FL. on February 26, 2016 for four days and nights, visiting tropical ports including Key West, Florida and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas on the spectacular cruise ship, NCL Pearl. The band is very pleased to announce that they will be reunited with Moodies
GRAVEWORM are one of the leading extreme metal acts in Europe. In the 18 years of their history so far, the Italian dark metallers have not only achieved to deliver quality music constantly, they have released classics if the genre (just think back to 2003's „Engraved In Black"). It's exactly this very special mixture of symphonic black metal elements, gothic
BROKEN FLESH ANNOUNCES SELF-TITLED ALBUM TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 4TH ON LUXOR RECORDS, RELEASES FIRST TRACK "BLOOD HARVEST"
Luxor Records’ Christian deathcore outfit Broken Flesh are pleased to announce some of the details on their follow-up to their 2013 full length Warbound, which was reissued on Luxor Records January 27th. The self-titled new album will be released September 4th and features ten brand new tracks and two rerecorded tracks from the band’s 2009 debut with Jacob Mathes commenting,
Famined Records’ French progressive metal outfit AmberSea has just released their guitar playthrough for the song “Violette.” The track, which the playthrough for it can be seen HERE, is off the band’s debut EP Infantile Vision that was recently released and features five tracks of progressive, djenty metal with guest spots from Chris Barretto (Monuments) and Pierre Dane (Kadinja). Guitarist
"The Houston-based rock quartet are paving the way for themselves both locally and nationally, and this four-song collection shows the ferocity that will get them to the next level."--PUREVOLUME.COM, June 11, 2015 WE WERE WOLVES-the emerging four-piece Houston, Texas-based rock band-today (6/11) have partnered with PUREVOLUME.COMto premiere their new EP RUIN YOUR WEEKENDin advance of its Tuesday, June 16 release.
Edmonton, AB's power metal quintet THE ORDER OF CHAOS has teamed up withMetal-Rules.com for the premiere of their new music video and title track 'Apocalypse Moon' from their upcoming album being released on July 24th in North America and later this year in Europe via German label Killer Metal Records to follow 2013's Sexwitch EP. The album was recorded/mixed and mastered at the Physics Lab by
Belgium's fast rising brewery powerhouse Eutropius has joined forces with Montreal Death Metal masters KATAKLYSM to bring you the band's own branded beer to the world! What makes this alliance special is, that this speciality craft beer has been brewed with the bands approval on a unique recipe for a pure Belgian blonde beer and stands at a mighty and
Friday June 18th, 1986: 19-year old Billy Columbo just got out of working in the meat department at Tops Friendly Markets in Rochester, New York. He just got paid $88.22 for the week and he felt rich. The sun was shining, and he had a cold 12-pack of Keystone Light in the back seat of his 82 Chevy Malibu. Windows
"The new airy and cavernous space [the Americana Lounge], with roughly 20-feet ceilings, exposed brick and wooden beams, has the same vintage aesthetic and funhouse vibe as the Record Parlour. Both feature a treasure trove of Honetschlaeger's collection of retro, American-made audio gear and memorabilia. Currently on display in the Americana Lounge is a fully-functional 1939 jukebox playing 78 rpm
The time has finally come! Veronica "The V" Freeman - from the heavy metal heavyweights Benedictum – has stepped out of her comfort zone and is delving into a more melodic hard rock vibe with her first solo release, "Now or Never". An impressive array of talent has stepped up to assist THE V in creating her solo project on
As with a choice few truly great bands, the first self-financed cassette recording by CATHEDRAL - made available in October 1990 - was a pioneering underground masterpiece in its own right; the sound of a young band exploring its newfound chemistry, finding confident variations on a flawless list of influences and cultivating a sound and style that would prove hugely inspirational throughout the 1990s and
Tremonti’s sophomore release Cauterize is now available worldwide. The album has shot to the top of the iTunes charts where it is currently #1 on the Top Rock Albums and #7 on Top Albums Chart. The album is also #1 on the Amazon.com Hard Rock & Metal Chart. The album features Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, Wolfgang
Last week, Brazilian metal icons SEPULTURA released their 7” vinyl EP Sepultura Under My Skin to celebrate their 30th anniversary and to thank their fans in a special way. The artwork for the release was made up of fan submitted pictures of SEPULTURA tattoos, from all over the world! Today, the band has released a special lyric video, which showcases other tattoos which didn’t make it into
Slayer to perform on ship’s deck stage September 28 under a blood moon as Motörhead celebrates 40th anniversary Two massive once-in-a-lifetime heavy metal moments not to be missed. Lineup additions for ‘the loudest boat in the world’ include Corrosion of Conformity and Brian Posehn. September 28-October 2 cruise on Norwegian sky features Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, and more! Guests on the second
DevilCity Angels, the band originally formed by Rikki Rockett (Poison), Tracii Guns (L.A Guns), Eric Brittingham (Cinderella), and vocalist Brandon Gibbs, has signed a worldwide deal with Century Media. Their debut self-titled album was produced by the band in Los Angeles and mixed in Nashville by Anthony Focx. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on September 18th. Following the
CODE ORANGE On Tour In Support Of 'I Am King.' See the band in Europe & the UK now; North American shows as part of Mayhem Fest in July & August. Pittsburgh, PA's Code Orange are continuing to tour planet Earth in support of last year's critically acclaimed I Am King LP. The band is currently on the road across
Rude Records is happy to announce the signing of American pop-punk band Light Years, based in Cleveland, OH. The band is currently mixing and mastering their highly-anticipated second full-length album, due out this fall. Produced by Will Yip (Anthony Green, Balance and Composure, Circa Survive, La Dispute, Title Fight and more) it already puts Light Years as a band to look
World-renowned power trio HIGH ON FIRE will release its highly-anticipated new album, Luminiferous, on June 16 via eOne Music. Recorded at Salem, Massachusetts' GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou, the record is the follow-up to the group’s 2012 release, De Vermis Mysteriis, an album hailed as "not for the faint of heart " by The New Yorker and "a fantastically
World Renowned Finnish heavy metal powerhouse CHILDREN OF BODOM (aka COB) are set to release their ninth studio album, I Worship Chaos, worldwide on October 2,2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi (http://tuomaskorpi.com/) which is attached below. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho commented on the new album: “We are close to putting
Next To None, the teen prodigy band recently signed to InsideOut, are set to release their debut album 'A Light in the Dark' on June 29th, 2015. Now they are pleased to reveal a stream of the track 'You Are Not Me' in advance of the release and you can listen to that below: The band had this to say
Brooklyn's Infinity Girl Releasing 'Harm' LP via Topshelf Records on August 28; New Song ("Firehead") Premieres on Stereogum; LP Now Available For Pre-Order
Brooklyn, NY's Infinity Girl have signed with Topshelf Records and will release their sophomore LP, 'Harm' on August 28. A track titled "Firehead" is now premiering on Stereogum. A dollar from every pre order of the album will be donated to the Direct Relief Network in Nepal. Additionally, all pre-orders will include an Infinity Girl button as an extra thank you for pre-ordering. Forged in the
Live Nation Presents Soul Asylum & Meat Puppets Yahoo Live Stream on June 7 At 9:00 P.M. Est From The House Of Blues Chicago. Soul Asylum Launches Summer Tour And Pledgemusic Campaign. New Album Later This Year Catch Soul Asylum And Friends Meat Puppets Perform Full Sets In There Entirety Live From The House Of Blues In Chicago. A Live
L.A. metal upstarts Phinehas will embark on a co-headlining tour with Silent Planet (on select dates noted below) that runs through June + July. Invent Animate will support. Phinehas vocalist Sean McCulloch said, "We all couldn't be more stoked to release our new album, Till the End and to hit the road with our best friends in Silent Planet and
Berlin-based heavy metal blues rockers, LUCIFER, will release their debut Lucifer I June 16th via Rise Above Records. Lucifer I can be pre-ordered on iTunes, Amazon and the Rise Above Store. There has been a ton of anticipation and excitement behind the band featuring Johanna Sadonis that rose from the ashes of The Oath. Today another song from the album has
2015 World's Loudest Month Festival Series Wraps With 6 Consecutive Weekends Of Record-Setting Attendance Of Over 426,000 Fans
More than 426,000 fans came out for the 2015 World’s Loudest Month festivals across the U.S. between April 25 and May 30, breaking last year’s attendance record and solidifying the significance of rock and metal music in America. Created by AEG Live, Danny Wimmer Presents and RockHouse Presents, The World's Loudest Month features the biggest names in rock music performing
ADLER the band led by former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler is gearing up for a handful of select summer shows starting in June. The upcoming tour dates will be the band's first live performances in over two years, and the band's first ever visit to South America. Additional 2015 tour dates are currently being secured and will be announced in the coming weeks.
Swedish heavy metal foursome ENFORCER announce its 2016 North American co headlining tour with WARBRINGER! The 43-date ENFORCER/WARBINGER co-headlining trek launches at The Gramercy Theatre in New York, New York on January 5TH,hits 9 Canadian cities, West Hollywood, New Orleans, and then wraps up at the Canal Club in Richmond, Virginia on February 20th! Joining the bands as support are
GWAR-B-Q COMES THROUGH IN THE CLUTCH WITH NEW CO-HEADLINER ADDED - B4BQ LINEUP AND VIP TICKET DETAILS ANNOUNCED
GWAR has just added CLUTCH as a co-headliner to this year's GWAR B-Q! And as if that weren't enough to melt your pathetic mind, the B4BQ launch pre-party will now feature the entire lineup of the hard hitting Summer Slaughter Tour, who will join metal heavy weights Fear Factory and the highly awaited return of Coal Chamber! That's right, GWAR-B-Q
San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL, have released the first of two video trailers teasing their upcoming DVD + live album release, a thrashumentary. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGPso3bNiok The a thrashumentary DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios will be released July 24th via
WOVENHAND TO JOIN CHELSEA WOLFE ON U.S. TOUR Dates span late August to late September / Wovenhand's Refractory Obdurate LP available now
Wovenhand will meet up with Chelsea Wolfe in Denver on August 29th as the special guest for her tour in support of her upcoming album, Abyss (August 7, Sargent House). This five-week-long U.S. tour follows Wovenhand's wildly successful European run, which included a headline slot at Roadburn Festival in the Netherlands this past April and forthcoming club shows and festival
New Hampshire's post-black metal band, VATTNET VISKAR, has launched a new video for "Heirs", the sixth single from their upcoming sophomore album Settler. The clip was made by multimedia artist, Josh Graham (ex-NEUROSIS, SOUNDGARDEN), who also created the band's "Breath of the Almighty", "Settler", "Colony", "Yearn", "Impact", and "Glory" videos. Head over to Noisey.Vice.com now to see Graham's latest creation,
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Taking The U.S. By Storm; Set To Open For The Rolling Stones June 12 In Orlando, FL
“A potent force in British rock music has arrived,” proclaimed MOJO, and well, yes it has. Driven by the gritty, soulful vocals of Phil Campbell, the mastery of guitarists Paul Sayer and Luke Potashnick and a powerhouse of a rhythm section delivered by Nick Fyffe on bass and Damon Wilson on drums, THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT has already made quite a
Hailing from Central Ohio, progressive metal outfit From Another Planet has been hard at work working on the follow up to their Believe EP with Jesse Mitten. That follow-up, entitled An Ever Changing Perspective, will be released June 6th and contains six tracks including lead single “Release.” This will be the first music to be released that includes new vocalist Michael Leone who had
THE COMPULSIONS: Unveil Trailer For New Album 'Dirty Fun' Out Now; Performance And Interview Set To Air On "Nights With Alice Cooper" Thurs. June 11
With their new album DIRTY FUN, THE COMPULSIONS have delivered one of most exciting new releases of 2015. Refreshingly infectious, DIRTY FUN--out now onCompulsions Records--features the talents of vocalist and rhythm guitarist ROB CARLYLE, lead guitarist RICHARD FORTUS (Guns N' Roses), drummer FRANK FERRER (Guns N' Roses) and bassist SAMI YAFFA (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls). The critically acclaimed New York City-based group unveiled a new long-form trailer for DIRTY FUN, today (6/1), watch it here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5A0Kc_6Irk). Recently,
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With Genexus, Fear Factory forges a new hyper-alloy of sound, extreme and idea. "We wanted to create a new hybrid," states guitarist and founding songwriter, Dino Cazares. "Something that summed up every aspect of who we are. Musically. Lyrically. You can hear the organic, the technological; the past and the future. It's the next evolution of Fear Factory." Genexus is
LOS ANGELES, CA - Thursday, June 18, 2015 - The Devil Wears Prada's first official release since 2013, the conceptual "Space" EP, will be in-stores on August 21 (Rise Records), the band announced today. Pre-orders can be placed at http://tdwp.merchnow.com The "Space" EP is comprised of six songs and is a wholly-collaborative effort, with all band members - Mike Hranica (vocals), Jeremy DePoyster
SLAYER – REVEAL REPENTLESS ALBUM ARTWORK; TITLE TRACK TO GET DIGITAL GLOBAL RELEASE FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH
Today, SLAYER unveil the album artwork for their 11th studio album, Repentless, due out September 11, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band’s Tom Araya and Kerry King. “We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork,“ said Araya. “And we felt Marcelo’s was the best. We