MAYAN Feat. EPICA's MARK JANSEN: Making Of 'Dhyana' Album (Video)

A three-minute video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of “Dhyana”, the new album from MAYAN — the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst — can be seen below. The disc will be released on September 21 via Nuclear Blast. “Dhyana” track listing: 01. The Rhythm Of Freedom 02. Tornado Of Thoughts – I Don’t Think Therefore I Am 03. Saints Don’t Die 04. Dhyana 05. Rebirth From Despair 06. The Power Process 07. The Illusory Self 08. Satori 09. Maya – The Veil Of Delusion 10. The Flaming Rage Of God … Continue reading

Whitechapel Reveal '10 Years of Exile' Tour Dates With Chelsea Grin, Oceano + Slaughter to Prevail

Chelsea Grin, Oceano and Slaughter to Prevail will join Whitechapel on the U.S. tour. Continue reading… Whitechapel Reveal '10 Years of Exile' Tour Dates With Chelsea Grin, Oceano + Slaughter to Prevail Whitechapel Reveal '10 Years of Exile' Tour Dates With Chelsea Grin, Oceano + Slaughter to Prevail Loudwire Continue reading

AEROSMITH To Perform On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' This Thursday

AEROSMITH will perform on the Thursday, August 16 episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”. The legendary rockers’ appearance on the program will come one day after they unveil the first details of their upcoming Las Vegas residency on the “Today” show. The news of AEROSMITH‘s residency was broken by guitarist Joe Perry, who told SiriusXM‘s Beatles Channel that AEROSMITH will hit Sin City in 2019 leading up to the band’s 50th anniversary. Perry said: “We’re going to be doing a residency in Vegas starting next spring. What we want to do is something that I haven’t seen before… … Continue reading

KILLER BE KILLED Has Demoed 10 'Fantastic' New Songs For Second Album

Max Cavalera has confirmed to Metal Underground that KILLER BE KILLED has begun the songwriting process for its second album, tentatively due next year. “We already demoed for it; we got 10 songs out of it,” he said. “[It came out] fantastic. Troy [Sanders] is more involved, which is what I wanted from the beginning. So that’s gonna be great.” The supergroup, which is comprised of Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Sanders (MASTODON) Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), and drummer Ben Koller (CONVERGE, ALL PIGS MUST DIE, MUTOID MAN), released its self-titled debut album in 2014 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Drummer … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Sepulcher – ‘Abyssal Horror’

Three years ago, an unknown band burst from the shadows of the Norwegian underground. They called themselves Sepulcher and their debut album, Mausoleum Tapestry, was a deranged whirlwind of death thrash perfection. Now the Fusa-based quartet return with a sophomore album that proves Mausoleum Tapestry was no fluke.   “Crafting mayhem as if it were a fine art, Sepulcher rage through their new album Panoptic Horror with an energy that never wavers,” says Iscariah, Edged Circle Productions’ boss, who also released Sepulcher’s stunning debut. According to him, “[Sepulcher] have captured the sound of the genre’s emergence and recreated it flawlessly.” “Abyssal … Continue reading