METALLICA: Time Lapse Video Of Stage Setup For Copenhagen Shows

METALLICA has uploaded a time lapse video of the stage setup for its shows in Copenhagen, Denmark. Check it out below. The band played its third concert in Copenhagen on February 9 as part of what was initially supposed to be the final of a four-night stand at that city’s Royal Arena. The first show was cut short on February 3 when frontman James Hetfield took ill. Hetfield was put on complete vocal rest the next day, forcing the band to postpone the second show on February 5. METALLICA returned to the stage on February 7. The North American leg … Continue reading

PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR: Pro-Shot Footage Of Live Debut

SCOUR, the new extreme metal “supergroup” featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER, made its live debut this past Sunday night (February 19) at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, Louisiana. Professionally filmed video footage of SCOUR performing the song “Crooked” at the One Eyed Jacks concert can be seen below (clip shot by Mike Holderbeast). The self-titled debut EP from SCOUR was released last July via Anselmo‘s Housecore label. The six-track effort was mixed by Dave Otero (CEPHALIC CARNAGE, CATTLE DECAPITATION, COBALT, KHEMMIS) and was made available on CD and vinyl formats. … Continue reading

Reactivated PESTILENCE To Release 'Hadeon' Album

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE have set “Hadeon” as the title of their new album, due later in the year. Joining vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli in the band’s current lineup are Santiago Dobles (AGHORA) on lead guitar, Alan Goldstein on bass and Septimiu Hărşan (DISAVOWED) on drums. Asked by a fan on Facebook why bassist Tony Choy — whose return to PESTILENCE was announced last October — is not involved with the band anymore, Mameli responded: “Choy‘s out. I only work with professional people.” In July 2014, Mameli announced that PESTILENCE was “on a permanent hold” while he concentrated fully on … Continue reading

Artificial Brain Record Release Announced As Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party

You probably already know that the inaugural Decibel Metal & Beer Fest is going to be a great weekend of the best metal and beer around, but now the deal is even sweeter. Decibel has partnered with BlowtheScene.com to present Artificial Brain’s Infrared Horizon album release as a Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party show!  The New York tech death outfit will be joined by Pyrrhon and Philly-based grinders Die Choking at The Barbary in Philadelphia. Tickets for this stacked matinee are just $10 online and $12 at the door, but Metal & Beer Fest ticket holders pay just $6 at … Continue reading

ALL THAT REMAINS Singer Responds To 'Sellout' Accusations, Says There Is Plenty Of Heavy Material On Upcoming Album

ALL THAT REMAINS singer Phil Labonte has sought to reassure fans that there is plenty of heavy material on the band’s forthcoming album. Earlier in the month, the Massachusetts metallers released two songs — “Madness” and “Safe House” — from their eighth studio disc, which is due out at the end of April. The effort was recorded at West Valley Studios in Woodland Hills, California with producer Howard Benson, who has previously worked with such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, PAPA ROACH, THREE DAYS GRACE, FLYLEAF, P.O.D. and HALESTORM. Asked by Ryan Daniels of of Rock 105.5, Carolina’s Pure Rock radio station, … Continue reading

Listen to the EP ‘A Silent Wound’ by Primal Age

The EP ‘A Silent Wound’ by Primal Age  is released via Deadlight Entertainment. You can buy the ‘A Silent Wound’ EP here or buy the special poster bundle of ‘A Silent Wound’ here. ‘A Silent Wound’ is the new EP of metal hardcore veterans PRIMAL  AGE who allied forces with SEEKERS OF THE TRUTH member Sylvain who composed the music of the 3 songs on the EP. It follows the 2013 release of a 3 way split with MOSTOMALTA & CHERISH. Primal Age are: Didier: vocals Florian: guitar Sylvain: guitar Benoit: guitar Dimitri: bass Mehdi: drums Music written by Sylvain (SEEKERS … Continue reading

That Tour Was Awesome: Ultimate Revenge Tour (Venom, Slayer, and Exodus)

If you’ve picked up our recent Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time special issue, then you know that we chose the 1985 Ultimate Revenge tour with Venom, Slayer, and Exodus as the best metal tour that’s ever happened, in the history of mankind (and if you haven’t picked it up, you can do so right here). Not sure if I really need to explain why in any further detail here: it was Venom, Slayer, and Exodus in 1985. Doesn’t get much better than that. Grab the issue to read more about the tour, and keep reading here to find … Continue reading

Petrification Will Give you a permanent bangover with the old-school death of "The Headless One"

Being inspired by the classics doesn’t mean you can just follow through and pull off something worthy of your forebears. But someone in Portland has unbolted a crypt and unleashed the debut four-song EP Summon Horrendous Destruction by Petrification.  Listening to the doom-flavored death of “The Headless One” will practically make your torso sprout a leather jacket as the band eschews any polish or pretense in favor of messy, faithful, cataclysmic old-school death.  Check the song out below. It’s as raw and gruesome as a neck stump spurting gore.  Summon Horrendous Destruction will be out on cassette and digital on March 3rd … Continue reading

MAX CAVALERA Once Asked JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE For An Autograph

Piper of KidsInterviewBands.com conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max and Igor Cavalera on February 18 at Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to recall a time when he asked someone for an autograph, Igor said: “Usually I’m quite shy, I have to say. And then if I am with my wife, I ask her to do it for me. For example, the other day, I was at a show of this guy called John Carpenter, and it’s like a producer, musician, who does movie scores and stuff, … Continue reading

Sólstafir release cover art and track listing for new album ‘Berdreyminn’

Cover art by Adam Burke. Click for a larger image. The new album by Sólstafir entitled ‘Berdreyminn’ is out 26 May 2017 on Season of Mist. Tracklisting: 1. Silfur-Refur 2. Ísafold 3. Hula 4. Nárós 5. Hvít Sæng 6. Dýrafjörður 7. Ambátt 8. Bláfjall Sólstafir are: Aðalbjörn Tryggvason: guitar, vocals Svavar Austmann: bass Sæþór Maríus Sæþórsson: guitar Hallgrímur Jón Hallgrímsson: drums, backing vocals The post Sólstafir release cover art and track listing for new album ‘Berdreyminn’ appeared first on Terrorizer. Sólstafir release cover art and track listing for new album ‘Berdreyminn’ Sólstafir release cover art and track listing for … Continue reading