Nile Announce Spate Of Live Gigs

Nile

Yup. Nile have announced they will tour the United States once again this March and April with 28 shows supported by three of the best local bands in every market. Nile will play two massive sets with music spanning their prolific, twenty year career. “In order to commemorate our 20th year as a band,” states […]

Dirge Within Recruit Divine Heresy Singer

What? You'd prefer a picture of the band over this?

After losing their singer in September, Dirge Within decided to find someone to take his place so that they could carry on. I question that decision, but that’s fine. They should have just cashed in their chips. Instead, the Dirge will be working with Divine Heresy frontman Travis Neal from now on. “[We have] wasted […]

Soldiers Like Megadeth Frontman And Vice Versa

Dave Mustaine

Dave Mustaine may be a lunatic, but at least he’s a patriotic lunatic. The Megadeth frontman was recently gifted an American flag that was flown over Camp Leatherneck, amid the battlefields of Afghanistan, during decisive operations against enemy forces in Helmand Province. The flag was dedicated in Mustaine’s honor by Lieutenant Colonel Stephen D. Sklenka […]

Cavalera/Puciato Project Gets Even More Awesome With Mastodon’s Sanders

Troy Sanders

This is almost too fucking good to be true, you know? Brader Bo of Singapore’s only metal radio show, “Vicious Volume,” spoke with the infamous Max Cavalera recently. Max has been working with Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato on a project that’s supposed to sound something like Nailbomb, which would be most phat. However, […]

3 Inches Of Blood To Tour With Huntress

3 Inches of Blood

And we have all those dates for you at the end of this post. It’s a small tour. It only hits the West Coast. Bummer for me. 3 Inches Of Blood will be the main attraction for the two-week trek, which also boasts Huntress and Hookers. “We’re closing out the year strong with some U.S. […]

Clutch Bassist Talks Earth Rocker

Clutch

That’s right, dude. Clutch have a new album coming out. It’s called Earth Rocker and bassist Dan Maines tells Billboard.com it contains some of Clutch’s fastest material to date. “We really wanted to just write very concise, heavy songs,” says Maines. “We didn’t want to go out on too many tangents on this one and […]

Aerosmith’s Web Site Hacked By Really Dumb Band

What could it mean?

If you were in a struggling band, and took the time to hack into Aerosmith’s Web site to try and get some attention for yourself, wouldn’t you take credit? Well, whoever hacked into the band’s site last week and this week — posting a typo-riddled note on Aerosmith’s site — failed to mention the name […]

Guest Column: Five Albums That Will Change You By Henrik Engkjær Of Deus Otiosus

Guest Column

In our continuing series of guest columns, we’ve asked a bunch of metal’s heaviest hitters to provide us with a list of five crucial albums they think will change you — either for the better or the worse. Today, we hear from Henrik Engkjær of Deus Otiosus. Guns N’ Roses — Appetite For Destruction Although […]

Ihsahn’s Debut Album Being Re-Issued

The Adversary

This fucking rules. The solo debut album from former Emperor frontman Ihsahn will soon be reissued. The Adversary will be re-released as a limited two-LP edition, with layout by Trine + Kim Design Studio. Pre-orders will be taken starting on November 6 at Blood Music. The Adversary was originally released in April 2006 on Mnemosyne/Candlelight […]

All Hail The Yeti! Drummer Quits

All Hail The Yeti!

OK. So, drummer Skylar Feigel is fucking done. Dude has announced he’s quit Los Angeles-based metal act All Hail The Yeti! “Being in an environment where my passion to create and contribute will be looked favorably upon is crucial to me so that visions can be shared and opinions can be voiced without crucifixion, as […]