Usurpress Debut Coming This Summer


The release date doesn’t seem concrete yet, but Selfmadegod Records will release the debut LP from Swedish death metal horde Usurpress this summer. Following their In Permanent Twilight MCD released via Selfmadegod this past spring in addition to recently released split EPs with Pyramido (Plague Island) and Bombs of Hades (Doomentia), the first full-length from […]

Sophicide Releasing New Disc In August

I want this

German technical death metal outfit Sophicide will drop their debut album, Perdition Of The Sublime, on August 14 through Willowtip Records. The 11-track album was recorded, mixed and mastered by founder Adam Laszlo at his home studio and features the striking cover design by artist Steve Voigt. Sophicide formed in 2009 as a one-man-project by […]

Deftones Seventh LP Coming October 9

The Deftones

That’s right, folks. Leave it to Entertainment Weekly to break news like this. How strange, right? I guess they have an intern there now who digs the heavy stuff. The Deftones have set a tentative October 9 release date for their seventh album. Frontman Chino Moreno tells that the new disc will be the […]

Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Released From Prague Prison

Randy in court

He has been. At this point it’s safe to say things are getting better for Lamb of God and Randy Blythe, who was arrested Wednesday on manslaughter charges. Lamb of God has Tweeted: “RANDY IS FUCKIN’ FREE!” Reports claim Blythe is being released on €200,000 bail, or $4 million Czech crowns; that’s $250,000. The report […]

The Power Of The Riff: East Coast Shows A Go


Yep — it’s happening, as rumored. An East Coast edition of The Power Of The Riff festival has been organized called The Power Of The Riff East. It will take over Warsaw in Brooklyn, New York, on September 1 and September 2. The first day will see Pentagram joined by Negative Approach (hell’s yes!), Poison Idea, Power […]

Static-X Tour Now Official; Dates Released


And we have all of them — the tour dates, that is — at the end of this post. We had some intel about this Static-X tour going down. Still don’t give a rat’s hind. The trek will carry the banner “Noise Revolution Tour.” I anticipate thousands of skinny nerds will show up thinking it’s a […]

Lordi To Issue New DVD With Album


I don’t like Lordi, who are working on a new album. I feel they have no business existing, but they obviously feel otherwise. They must, seeing as Lordi will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album and the 20-year anniversary of the band with a new CD and DVD called Scarchives […]

Tomahawk Playing Fun Fun Fun Fest


Now, there is actually a reason to attend this fest. Tomahawk have been revealed as one of the latest additions to the Austin, Texas-situated Fun Fun Fun Fest. Tomahawk will be playing as part of the promotion for their forthcoming new album Oddfellows, which drops in January. The Fun Fun Fun Fest will take place at […]

Vince Neil To Become Threat From The Air, Too

Vince Neil

That’s right, people. Randy Blythe of Lamb of God is in jail, awaiting a judge’s decision on whether he’ll face manslaughter charges in Prague, and Vince Neil walks around, free. What is wrong with that picture? He was already one of the most dangerous men when drunk and behind the wheel of a car. Now, […]