Track Premiere: Zao – ‘The Host Has Bared Its Teeth’

Pittsburgh-based metalcore mainstays Zao will drop their latest EP, Pyrrhic Victory on November 3. The follow up to 2016’s The Well-Intentioned Virus, Pyrrhic Victory is explosive release that will surely ignite mosh pits more than twenty years into the band’s career thus far. Led by powerful riffs and throat-ruining vocals, new song “The Host Has Bared Its Teeth” sets the tone for the explosive record. “A parasite needs a host to survive, but to the host the parasite is useless,” vocalist Dan Weyandt explains about the song. “If the parasite’s presence becomes too overwhelming, the host will then take notice and find the means to destroy it.” … Continue reading

Watch Nasum Play ‘Shadows’ From Last Show Documentary, ‘Blasting Sh*t to Bits’

Grindcore institution Nasum disbanded in 2005 following the death of guitarist/vocalist Mieszko Talarczyk. They reunited for a final run in 2012, culminating with a last show in Stockholm, Sweden. The final show was recorded for posterity, and is currently being shown in select theaters, with an eventual digital and physical release. “As a little teaser we’re releasing a complete track from the show,” drummer Anders Jakobson says. “We chose ‘Shadows,’ one of the most popular Nasum tracks penned by Mieszko. We didn’t want the tour to be focused on Mieszko’s death but we made sure to pay tribute to him every night, … Continue reading

Dirk Verbeuren’s Top 5 Hardest Megadeth Songs To Play

Dirk Verbeuren, drummer for Megadeth, got his chops playing bands like Scarve, Aborted, and most notably Soilwork. True, he’s bashed skins for about 20 other bands/artists, but he made his mark jamming with the aforementioned. That’s likely what got him hired in Megadeth, in addition to the Chris Adler (Lamb of God) tip off. Verbeuren is proving to be the perfect fit for a recently (as of 2015) reconfigured Megadeth, where he’s able to show off his technical prowess, but also his respect for Megadeth songs recent and past. Decibel asked Verbeuren what he thought about playing songs by Megadeth’s … Continue reading

FALL HAS COME sign to Sliptrick Records

Italian Alternative | Melodic Rock band FALL HAS COME sign to Sliptrick Records Fall Has Come are an alternative rock band from Italy formed in late 2014 by Enrico Bellotta (vocals, bass), Raffaele Giacobbone (guitar) and Enrico Pascarella (guitar). In 2015, they have recorded their debut album, Time To Reborn, that garnered excellent feedback in Europe. The band contain many rock elements within their sound and take inspiration from their own personal issues and life experiences. Their lyrics are about the feelings of the human soul: passions, dreams, love, hopes, illusions…! Having signed with Sliptrick Records, Fall Has Come are working on a new … Continue reading

MARILYN MANSON Says He'd Only Enter Politics As JOHNNY DEPP's Running Mate

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Marilyn Manson said in a new interview with NME that he’d be interested in running for office — but only as Johnny Depp‘s running mate. Although Depp has shown no indication that he wants to run for president, he’s already got a willing vice president in Manson. Asked what their policies would be, Manson replied: “We’d set new holidays for sure. Johnny Depp Day, Marilyn Manson Day. I wouldn’t live in the White House — it’s too white and too stupid-looking.” Manson added that Donald Trump “doesn’t worry me any more than any of … Continue reading

Former AC/DC Members And Other Australian Rock Legends Unite For BON SCOTT Tribute Tour

Featuring a lineup that includes two former AC/DC members (Simon Wright and Mark Evans), late AC/DC singer Bon Scott‘s son (Dave Stevens), Aussie rock stalwarts from THE ANGELS and THE POOR (James Morley and Skeenie) and rounded off with YouTube tone maven Fil “SoloDallas” Olivieri, “Bon But Not Forgotten” brings together some of the world’s finest rockers to pay tribute to Scott. Confirmed “Bon But Not Forgotten” dates: Nov. 02 – Hamilton Hotel – Brisbane, Australia Nov. 04 – Racehorse Hotel – Ipswich, Australia Nov. 06 – Shoppingtown Hotel – Doncaster, Australia Nov. 10 – The Grand Hotel – Mornington, … Continue reading

WAIT HELL IN PAIN “Lost in Silence”

Wait hell in Pain have released a brand new videoclip for single ‘Lost in Silence’, the song taken from the album ‘Wrong Desire’, that debuted now at #69° iTunes rock chart. iTunes: Cd: Continue reading

Ritual de lo Habitual: Alive at 25 – JANE'S ADDICTION

As a prelude to the band’s new live anniversary package, “Ritual de lo Habitual: Alive at 25”, Perry Farrell speaks of JANE’S ADDICTION playing at a crazed tilt in 1991. He equates the experience viscerally to a pair of boxers not merely dancing and baiting, but going full throttle, in one another’s faces and those of everyone absorbing their slugfest. The potential stuff of legend, moments, as Farrell conveys it, that make you reminisce with privilege years later about having been there. Don’t look now Generation Y, but you’re rapidly assimilating into the nostalgic ranks of those before you. PEARL … Continue reading