BLAZE BAYLEY Guests on New A SOUND OF THUNDER Album

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Washington, DC-based heavy metallers A SOUND OF THUNDER have begun work on their third full-length album entitled Time’s Arrow.  The band has entered Assembly Line Studios with producer Kevin “131” Gutierrez (Shinedown, While Heaven Wept, Raven).   With the same band line-up, producer and studio that created 2012’s acclaimed Out of the Darkness (Nightmare Records), Time’s… Read more »


Korn The Path of Totality Tour-Live at the Hollywood Palladium Now Available on Blu-ray and DVD

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Now available on home entertainment shelves nationwide from Shout! Factory, Korn The Path of Totality Tour-Live at the Hollywood Palladium celebrates the acclaimed metal pioneers’ tenth studio album, THE PATH OF TOTALITY. Fans can now experience the show that Daniel Kohn of LA WEEKLY dubbed as “unique a show as I’ve ever seen.”  A clip… Read more »


Touche Amore Debuts “Whale Belly” From Upcoming Split 7” With The Casket Lottery

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Los Angeles hardcore band Touche Amore has premiered a new song, “Whale Belly,” from their upcoming split EP 7” with The Casket Lottery today on NPR.org.  The split EP will be available on limited edition 7” vinyl as well as digitally on October 2 via No Sleep Records and is available for pre-order beginning today… Read more »


As I Lay Dying Reveal New In-The-Studio Clip

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The Grammy-nominated rock group AS I LAY DYING will release their sixth album, AWAKENED, September 25 on Metal Blade. The group has premiered a third studio update via The Gauntlet. The clip below shows guitarist PHIL SGROSSO working on the title track, “Awakened,” while recording the group’s latest release in  Blasting Room in Fort Collins,… Read more »


Versus The World Extends Fall Tour With Unwritten Law

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Santa Barbara rock band Versus The World has announced additional fall tour dates with fellow SoCal rock band Unwritten Law, that extends their run through November.  The tour picks up in Bloomington, IL on November 10 after the pair wrap up their tour with MxPx All Stars. Versus The World is currently touring in support… Read more »


Night Ranger to release live cd/dvd package: “24 Strings & a Drummer – Live & Acoustic” due out in October

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As a celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album, DAWN PATROL, and hot on the heels of their 10th studio album, SOMEWHERE IN CALIFORNIA, Night Ranger will release a very special newly-recorded live “greatest hits” CD/DVD package: 24 STRINGS & A DRUMMER – LIVE & ACOUSTIC is due out on October 19th in Europe and October 22nd in… Read more »


Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen Auctions Custom Guitar For Cancer Charity.

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PHIL COLLEN, lead guitarist for the iconic rock band DEF LEPPARD, announces plans for a charitable auction of “Wings”, a custom Jackson PC1 guitar that Collen has played throughout this summer’s Rock of Ages tour.  The auction, taking place exclusively on eBay, will begin on September 5th and end September 14th, the last date of… Read more »


MX MACHINE to perform at Germany’s 2013 HOA Festival

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MX MACHINE, One of Los Angeles’  veteran hard-core Metal bands,  has been confirmed to perform at next summers Headbangers Open Air Festival in Germany.  The festival, which takes place in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, near Elmshorn, has been said to be one of  the biggest garden parties in the world. MX MACHINE’s in your face brand of Metal brings… Read more »


No Sleep Records Signs Punk Trio Broadway Calls; New Split Ep With Mixtapes Coming In October

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No Sleep Records is proud to announce the addition of punk rock trio Broadway Calls to the label’s burgeoning roster.  The band will team up with new labelmates Mixtapes to release a split EP on October 23, and recently wrapped up their next full-length album due out in early 2013, both recorded with Bill Stevenson… Read more »


The Generators Announce Headlining West Coast Tour

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Seminal underground LA punk rock band The Generators have announced a fall West Coast tour in support of the band’s latest album, Last of the Pariahs.  The tour will kick off at legendary punk establishment 924 Gilman in Berkeley on October 5 and culminate at B Ryders in Bakersfield on October 20.  The band has… Read more »


Goldenlane Records to release epic Outlaws anthology of live and rare tracks

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On September 11, Goldenlane Records (a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records) will release OUTLAWS ANTHOLOGY: LIVE AND RARE (1973-1981).  This once-in-a-lifetime box set of live recordings and rate studio outtakes contains more than four hours of music from the definitive Southern Rock-Country hybrid band: Outlaws. Formed in Tampa Florida in the late sixties, Outlaws’ big signature… Read more »


Anthrax’s Among The Living “Audiobiography” Episode Launches On Google Play

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Thrash-metal masters Anthrax and what is arguably the band’s signature album, Among the Living, will be featured on Google Play’s “Audiobiography” series starting today.  Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Joey Belladonna recently pulled back the curtain exclusively for Google Play, discussing at length stories behind the making of their Gold-certified 1987 album that includes some of… Read more »