A moment of silence in Chris Cornell‘s memory was held at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, whick took place last night (Sunday, May 21) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. IMAGINE DRAGONS frontman Dan Reynolds made an emotional speech about the late SOUNDGARDEN frontman’s life and legacy, saying: “Although tonight is a time to celebrate the music and artists of the past year, it’s also a time to recall a member of our community we lost this past week, SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE‘s Chris Cornell was a true innovator. A musical architect and pioneer on the cutting edge of the … Continue reading

Listen to the new album by King Satan ‘King Fucking Satan’

The new album by King Satan ‘King Fucking Satan’ is out on Saturnal Records 26 May although the UK and Ireland have to wait to 30 June. You can buy ‘King Fucking Satan’ here (UK) or here for the rest of the world. KING SATAN is an industrial metal / aggrotech band from Tampere, Finland formed in 2015 by King Aleister Satan a.k.a. fra. Zetekh previously known as a mastermind of SATURNIAN MIST. ”King Fucking Satan” is band’s debut album after three singles which all of them will be on the album. King Aleister Satan (King Satan) himself said: “This album is dedicated … Continue reading

ARCH ENEMY To Release 'Will To Power' Album In September

Extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release their tenth studio album, “Will To Power”, on September 8 via Century Media Records. Commented guitarist Michael Amott: “After many months of writing and recording in the studio, we are delighted to have finally completed work on our tenth studio album, ‘Will To Power’. We are looking forward to sharing new music with you soon. We are equally excited to announce the first leg of our ‘Will To Power’ world tour… Can’t wait to play new and old songs for our fans. See you all soon!” “Will To Power” will mark the second ARCH … Continue reading

ADRENALINE MOB Highlights Growing Opiate Abuse Problem With 'Chasing Dragons' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song “Chasing Dragons” from ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — can be seen below. The track is taken from the group’s third studio album, “We The People”, which will be released on June 2 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2014’s “Men Of Honor” is the first ADRENALINE MOB release to feature the band’s new drummer Jordan Cannata and bassist David Zablidowsky (of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA). ADRENALINE MOB stated about “Chasing Dragons”: “Dealing with the growing opiate abuse issue that is having worldwide … Continue reading

RAMMSTEIN Announces London Signing Session

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN will mark the launch of “Rammstein: Paris” with a visit to London to meet fans and sign copies of this long-awaited concert film, first shown theatrically and now available as a multi-format, lavishly-packaged release via Spinefarm Records. This rare event — only the second time RAMMSTEIN has undertaken a signing session of this type in the U.K. — will take place on Wednesday, May 24 at the historic Café De Paris in London’s West End. Café de Paris 3 Coventry St. London W1D 6BL Signing times: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Closest tube stations: Piccadilly Circus … Continue reading

ENTOMBED Trademark Ruling Paves Way For New Music, Live Shows From HELLID, CEDERLUND, ANDERSSON

On May 17, the Swedish Court of First Instance (Patent and Market Court [PMD] at Stockholm District Court) ruled on the long-running case brought by founding ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid, along with Nicke Andersson and Uffe Cederlund, against original ENTOMBED singer Lars-Göran “LG” Petrov regarding the trademark name “Entombed,” finding in their favor on all points. “Naturally we are delighted with the decision of the courts,” Hellid, Andersson and Cederlund said in a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. “It’s a great relief that this issue is now finally ruled on and we can return to focusing on giving people more ENTOMBED. We … Continue reading

SEPULTURA: Video Footage Of Question-And-Answer Session Following Documentary World Premiere

On Sunday, May 21, Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA celebrated the world premiere of their documentary, “Sepultura Endurance”, at the Regent theater in Los Angeles. A screening of the film was followed by a question-and-answer session with the band, as well as the “Sepultura Endurance” director Otavio Juliano. You can now watch video footage of the discussion below. “Sepultura Endurance” shows the journey from SEPULTURA‘s humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, giving an in-depth look into how the band continues to thrive in a changing metal landscape. Crammed full of rare archival footage, and featuring interviews with legends … Continue reading

Listen To New MR. BIG Song '1992'

“1992”, a brand new song from MR. BIG, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s ninth studio album, “Defying Gravity”, which will be released on July 7 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort will be available at traditional retail and all digital service providers, as will a deluxe edition version with CD and bonus DVD that features music videos and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new album. The album will also be made available on vinyl in the coming months. “Defying Gravity” deftly showcases that patented MR. BIG blend of crunch and melody, … Continue reading

LIVING COLOUR Pays Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL With Cover Of SOUNDGARDEN's Blow Up The Outside World'

LIVING COLOUR paid tribute to Chris Cornell by performing the SOUNDGARDEN song “Blow Up The Outside World” on May 19 at the final show of the group’s New Zealand/Australia tour at Astor Theatre in Perth. Singer Corey Glover, guitarist Vernon Reid, bassist Doug Wimbish and drummer Will Calhoun played an emotional cover of the 1996 “Down On The Upside” number, welcoming fans to join in during the song’s chorus. Reid had always been a huge fan of SOUNDGARDEN, and LIVING COLOUR had previously performed “Blow Up The Outside World” throughout 2001-2003 after the track was banned from radio play after … Continue reading