Isis Detail Forthcoming Releases


Yes, Isis are still broken up, but that doesn’t mean they can’t put out music. An update to Isis‘ Facebook page offers some exciting news. “We have a few things in the works that we’d like to talk about,” the post reads. “Some of you may have seen our Facebook post about a new release […]

Children Of Bodom Start Writing For Next Record

Children of Bodom

That’s right Children of Bodom fans. Get psyched. Get pumped. Now, FLEX! Aaaand release. Good, very good. It’s true: Children Of Bodom will begin writing new material for their next album in May. The band plans to record that music before the year comes to a close. He may want to act more swiftly…in case […]

3 Inches Of Blood: Album Art, Track List Revealed

Long Live Metal

The cover art for 3 Inches of Blood’s forthcoming album Long Live Heavy Metal is pretty simple. It looks like the cover of an ancient book, with a gloriously satanic symbol. I might just get that tattooed on my forehead. I mean, foreskin. Long Live Heavy Metal is due out on March 27 through Century […]

Aborted, System Divide Back Out Of Overkill Tour


Say what? This blows a big burlap sack full of lamb and goat cocks! Aborted and System Divide have both backed out of Overkill‘s forthcoming “Killfest 2 Tour.” Don’t fret, folks. It is, after all, Overkill, and Belphegor are also playing. This, after Blackguard bounced last month, with Suidakra hopping on board to take their […]

Meshuggah: First Dates Leak Out


That’s right, my child bride! Your father groom is super psyched. Today, some of those Meshuggah tour dates leaked out like Newt Gingrich’s Depends. The tour will carry the banner “The Ophidian Trek,” and also boast Decapitated and Baroness. Wow, this is awesome. It’s going to be good seeing Meshuggah again. Those boys can play, […]

Nikki Sixx Disses Godsmack Short Guy Sully Erna

Sully Erna, actual size

Either Nikki Sixx reads this site, or he’s just a keen observer and stater of the obvious. Case in point. It was recently revealed that Motley Crue would become the first band to commit to a short-term residency at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Motley Crue will play […]

Protest The Hero, Periphery Plotting Tour

Protest the Hero

That’s right, you lesbian lizard farmer! Protest the Hero and Periphery are reportedly planning to hit the road together in late March for a four-week tour, which will also boast the mighty Jeff Loomis and The Safety Fire. Count me fucking in, people. Loomis, Periphery, Protest the Hero? I may just get prescription glasses for […]

Pathology, As They Sleep Touring


Man, what a week. It’s only Tuesday, and I’m already so overwhelmed with work. My head is spinning. I need a vacation — with a hot broad. Unlike some people. So, yeah, As They Sleep and Pathology are among the bands taking part in the “Metal Madness Tour.“ The trek is set to kick off […]

Queensrÿche, Ratt, Cinderella Booked For M3 Rock Festival


According to a press release, Queensrÿche, Ratt, Cinderella, and Kix have been confirmed for the M3 Rock Festival. Also on the bill is Stryper, Lynch Mob, Dokken, Quiet Riot, Warrant and Night Ranger, among others. The festival will take over the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, the weekend of May 11 and May 12. […]

Mastodon, Opeth, Ghost Tour Confirmed

Fuck. Yes.

Oh, hell yes! Yes, we’ve known this was a possibility for sometime now. But today, the dates for Mastodon and Opeth’s “Heritage Hunter” tour were actually released. Of course, Ghost will also be on the bill, which rules. The tour kicks off on April 4 in Portland, Maine, and visits more than 30 cities in […]