Pray to the Black Sun This Fall With Asagraum’s Debut Album

It’s autumn here in the northern hemisphere, and aside from the excessive use of pumpkin, apple cider and cinnamon in just about everything*, that means record labels are pumping out a lot of high-profile releases before the rush begins to clear out a lot of inventory with holiday sales. In the metal world, that means new stuff from big-name bands, and 2017 is no exception: The Black Dahlia Murder, Enslaved, Converge, and so on. But while these bands certainly yield a bountiful harvest of riffs, screams and darkness, there are some other crops listeners shouldn’t overlook. For those of you … Continue reading

Watch AIRBOURNE Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of AIRBOURNE‘s entire September 30 performance at GlavClub in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. AIRBOURNE released “Diamond Cuts” on September 29 via Nettwerk. The box set was made available in limited-edition vinyl and CD formats, containing the band’s first three discs — “Runnin Wild”, “No Guts. No Glory.” and “Black Dog Barking” — along with the brand new “Diamond Cuts – The B-Sides” collection featuring two previously unavailable tracks (“Money” and “Heavy Weight Lover”) plus a bonus DVD of the brand new band documentary, “It’s All For Rock ‘N’ Roll”, housed in a slipcase box including … Continue reading

Las Vegas Gunman May Have Targeted LOLLAPALOOZA, LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Festivals

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the gunman who fired thousands of rounds from a room on the thirty-second floor of the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, killing fifty-eight people and wounding hundreds more who were attending a country music festival five hundred yards away, reportedly booked rooms earlier this summer in Las Vegas and Chicago that overlooked the Life Is Beautiful and Lollapalooza festivals, respectively. Authorities looking into the movements of sixty-four-year-old Stephen Paddock over the past few months reportedly determined that the former accountant booked a room at Chicago’s twenty-one-story Blackstone Hotel in early August that overlooked … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Buzzard Dust – ‘Sh*t Town’

Buzzard Dust boast an impressive resume, featuring members who’ve done time in Krieg, Unsacred, Psyopus and others. On their debut, self-titled record, Buzzard Dust play energetic hardcore punk like what you’ll hear on new song, “Shit Town.” Just edging past the two-minute mark, it’s enough to get excited about Buzzard Dust’s self-titled, which is due out Friday, October 13. Give it a listen below, and head to Forcefield Records for more on the album. The post Track Premiere: Buzzard Dust – ‘Sh*t Town’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine. Track Premiere: Buzzard Dust – ‘Sh*t Town’ Track Premiere: Buzzard Dust – … Continue reading

GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME To Release 'The New Reality' Album In December

OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, will release “The New Reality”, the third and final of a concept album trilogy exploring international politics, the world economy and social ethos, on December 1 via Frontiers Music Srl. “The whole OPERATION: MINDCRIME project was really a group effort,” Tate told the Chicago Tribune. “I wanted to have an open-door policy where really great players could come in, contribute and also do other projects. I just called all the people I really respect that I’ve met over the years, asked them to be part of it and gave … Continue reading

ERIC ADAMS On MANOWAR's 'Farewell' Tour: 'All Good Things Have To Come To An End At Some Point'

MANOWAR singer Eric Adams says that he “will miss the big stage” after the band completes its upcoming farewell tour. The New York-based veteran metal act announced in May 2016 that it would call it quits after one last tour, explaining that its most recent trek — “Gods And Kings” — was a groundbreaking moment in the band’s career and the group aimed to go out on a high. Adams, whose real name is Lou Marullo, spoke about MANOWAR‘s final trek in a recent interview with “Outdoor Adventures With Jayson”. He said: “This is it. We’ve got one last tour … Continue reading

Demo:listen: Os

Welcome to Demo:listen, your weekly peek into the future of underground extreme metal. Whether it’s death, black, doom, sludge, grind, thrash, -core, heavy, speed, punk-, stoner, etc., we’re here to bring you the latest demos from the newest bands. This week’s Demo:listen belongs to Hungarian death worshipers Os.   After lurking in the shadows of the Budapest underground, with whispers of their advent dating back as early as 2008, Os seem to arise from some hellish realm beyond this linear plane, invoking seven tracks of ritualistic and palpably demon-haunted death-doom. Demo MMXVII dropped only two weeks ago, but for all its … Continue reading

Watch Previously Unreleased Video Of METALLICA Performing 'Battery' In Japan In 1986

A previously unreleased video of METALLICA performing the song “Battery” can be seen below. The clip was filmed at at Aichi Kinro Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan on November 17, 1986 and is taken from the upcoming reissue of METALLICA‘s seminal third album, “Master Of Puppets”. The “Master Of Puppets” reissue will arrive on November 10 via METALLICA‘s own Blackened Recordings. The LP has been remastered for the most advanced sound quality and will be available in various digital and physical configurations. The reissue is available for pre-order at Metallica.com where fans can see the full package details and track listing. Those … Continue reading

MEGADETH Bassist's Coffee Company Releases New 'Rock N' Rose' Blend For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ellefson Coffee Co., the premium coffee blend of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has announced the release of its latest seasonal coffee offering Rock N’ Rose, a smooth, satisfying light roast blend of premium Nicaraguan and Ethiopian coffees. Rock N’ Rose replaces She-Wolf as the light roast in the Ellefson Coffee Co. lineup. Said Ellefson: “We wanted to introduce a new roast to replace the recently retired She-Wolf, and with October being breast cancer awareness month, we thought it would be a great opportunity to pair up with an amazing charity like The Rose and help to raise support for breast … Continue reading