Conjonctive release video for ‘Down Into The Abyss’

Conjonctive have release a video for the track ‘Down Into The Abyss’ taken from their album ‘In The Mouth Of The Devil’ out 10 March on Tenacity Music. You can buy a copy of ‘In The Mouth Of The Devil’ here. Singer Randy explained: When I heard this song for the first time, I directly thought about something cold, dark and aquatic. So I wrote a story about someone stucked in the darkness, somewhere under the earth, in a wet underground cave full of monsters. That could be a nightmare or another reality, it’s up to you ! I hope that you will … Continue reading

Former CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist JACK OWEN Joins SIX FEET UNDER

SIX FEET UNDER, the Florida-based death metal band fronted by ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE singer Chris Barnes, has announced the addition of former CANNIBAL CORPSE and DEICIDE guitarist Jack Owen to the group’s ranks. Barnes comments: “It is with great pleasure that I announce and introduce to you our new second guitarist, Jack Owen. “As you all know, Jack and I started off together helping form one of the greatest death metal bands of all time. “Jack and I began talking a few months ago, after his departure from his previous band, about joining forces. “From my side of things, it’s going … Continue reading

POISON Announces First Headlining Tour Dates In Over A Decade

POISON, one of rock’s most high energy and iconic bands, will perform all its greatest hits as they headline select dates for the first time in over a decade. This spring will see all four original members — Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, Rikki Rockett and C.C. DeVille — join together to play these limited headline dates in the U.S. and Canada. The dates will coincide with POISON‘s co-headlining tour with DEF LEPPARD and special guest TESLA throughout the spring and summer. The first POISON headline date will be Raleigh, North Carolina on April 28, followed by Charlotte, North Carolina on … Continue reading

Video: LINKIN PARK Performs 'Heavy' On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden'

LINKIN PARK performed its new single, “Heavy”, on last night’s (Monday, February 27) episode of CBS‘s “The Late Late Show With James Corden”. The track features guest vocals from Kiara Saulters, who is best known for recording stop-motion, hip-hop-inspired electro-R&B under the name Kiiara and who performed with the band during last night’s program. “Heavy” sees LINKIN PARK teaming up with pop songwriter Emily Wright, who has worked with artists like Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Flo Rida. Vocalist Mike Shinoda told The Pulse Of Radio about the concept behind the song and its very different sound: “The question popped … Continue reading

ICE-T 'Had No Problem' With METALLICA's Collaboration With LADY GAGA

BODY COUNT frontman, hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T says that he “had no problem” with METALLICA‘s collaboration with pop superstar Lady Gaga at this year’s Grammy Awards. METALLICA‘s appearance with Gaga at the 59th annual event in Los Angeles on February 12 turned into something of a disaster when the Grammy sound crew did not turn frontman James Hetfield‘s mic on, forcing him to share the mic with Gaga after the first verse and chorus. As a further humiliation, presenter Laverne Cox did not even introduce METALLICA by name. At the end of the song, a visibly angry Hetfield … Continue reading

ENSIFERUM To Release New Album In September

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM recently entered the Astia studio in Lappeenranta, Finland to record a few demo songs for their upcoming seventh full-length album, due in September via Metal Blade Records. The quintet will soon return to the Astia to begin tracking the disc, which will be produced once again by Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM, IMPALED NAZARENE, ENTWINE). ENSIFERUM bassist Sami Hinkka comments: “So, as some of you might have already noticed from our social media channels, we are getting ready to go record the next ENSIFERUM album pretty soon. “Just a few weeks ago, we recorded demo versions … Continue reading

Former PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Signs With ENTERTAINMENT ONE

Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown has signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One (eOne), with plans to release a debut solo LP later this year. The yet-to-be-titled full length will be the first time in Brown‘s career in which he will serve as both lead vocalist and guitarist in a band. “I’ve been working on these songs for a long time,” says Rex. “I am thrilled to have such an influential artist like Rex join the growing Entertainment One rock family,” says Scott Givens, SVP Entertainment One. “He’s influenced not just our other artists, but myself as well. It’s an … Continue reading

Video Premiere: THE AMITY AFFLICTION's 'Fight My Regret'

Australian metalcore masters THE AMITY AFFLICTION have debuted the official video for “Fight My Regret”, from their latest album, “This Could Be Heartbreak”. The clip, which was directed by Ryan Mackfall, can be seen below. “Fight My Regret” is the fourth video released from the new LP and follows “All F*cked Up”, as well as the band’s two-part epic laid out in the videos for “I Bring The Weather With Me” and “This Could Be Heartbreak”. THE AMITY AFFLICTION will return to the States this spring for a pair of festival appearances at Carolina Rebellion in Concord, North Carolina (May … Continue reading

Reunited RATT Announces U.S. Tour Dates

The newly reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band’s classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — has scheduled the following tour dates: Apr. 26 – The Paramount – Huntington, NY Apr. 27 – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA Apr. 28 – The Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA Apr. 29 – M3 Rock Festival – Columbia, MD May 28 – Rocklahoma – Pryor, OK Jun. 01 – Limelight – Peoria, IL Jun. 02 – Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL Jun. 03 – Rockfest – Kansas City, KS Jul. 07 – … Continue reading

SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD And BEHEMOTH: North American Tour Announced

SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD and BEHEMOTH will join forces for a tour this summer. The six-week expedition will rage across North America beginning July 12 in Bemidji, Minnesota, winding up in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20. SLAYER and LAMB OF GOD will also play Wisconsin’s Rock Fest (July 13) and Rock USA 2017 (July 15), and then meet up with BEHEMOTH at the Chicago Open Air festival on July 16. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 3. Said SLAYER‘s Kerry King: “As metal tours go, this is the one that your fellow metal heads will be bragging about if … Continue reading