Drummer Returns To Primus

Tim Alexander

Primus have their drummer back. Tim “Herb” Alexander made his return to the kit last night in Philadelphia. Alexander has been taking a break from the band as he recovered from a heart attack he suffered back in July. Tim underwent triple bypass surgery, and followed that up with months of physical therapy. He’s back […]

Faith No More Release Studio Shots


If you are not following Faith No More on Facebook, you’re not very smart. I mean, if you’re not a fan of the band, I guess it is alright not to follow them. But how is it you’re not a fan of Faith No Fucking More? Today, the band posted several photos on Facebook. Proof, […]

Readers’ Bands: Brazilian Thrash From Skinlepsy


This week, we decided to do a little feature on Skinlepsy for our Readers’ Bands column, because we’ve received several emails from the tenacious metallers. Well, we’ve mostly received emails from a dude named Evandro Jr., who plays in the Brazilian thrash act. “We would like to introduce to you our album Condemning the Empty […]

Stream The New Anaal Nathrakh Album — Right Now!


One of my favorite bands — no shit — is Anaal Nathrakh. They’ve never released a dud, you know? They are consistently awesome and I dig everything they’ve released thus far. The band’s new album is a masterpiece, and it follows at the end of this post. The record’s called Desideratum and drops on October […]

Arch Enemy Streaming Judas Priest Cover

The new Arch Enemy

I wish it were a cover of “Hell Bent For Leather,” but alas, it’s for “Breaking The Law” — the one Judas Priest song most bands massacre. Arch Enemy’s version of “Breaking the Law” follows. The song appears on the group’s tour-only split with Kreator, which is limited to just 1,000 copies worldwide. You can […]

QOTSA’s Homme Reveals Plans For 2015

Queens of the Stone Age

Queens Of The Stone Age mastermind Joshua Homme has given an in-depth interview to LAWeekly.com that includes talk of what he plans to do with the next album from the band. Homme said he’s already working on a new album with Eagles of Death Metal, but will get some musicians together soon in Joshua Tree […]

Machine Head’s Flynn Calls Out Bodom’s Laiho, Fans

Machine Head

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn’s latest online journal basically attacks “shit-talking” Children of Bodom fans over their reaction to the cancelation of the two bands’ joint North American tour. He further calls out Bodom’s frontman Alexi Laiho for issuing a “little bitch-ass response” after the tour was called off. Machine Head nixed the tour to […]

Battle Beast To Release New One In January

Unholy Savior

Finnish female-fronted metal act Battle Beast have a new album in the can. The group will release their third studio album, Unholy Savior, on January 9, 2015, in Europe and January 13, 2015, in the U.S. on Nuclear Blast.
“I thirst to go further as a human being and the music on this album represents […]

Black Sheep Wall To Release New LP

Black Sheep Wall

California sludge doom oufit Black Sheep Wall will release their new album through Season of Mist in 2015. The new record is titled I’m Going to Kill Myself and will be released in North America on January 27 — worldwide a day earlier. Regarding the album, guitarist Scott Turner comments: “It’s crazy how much can […]

Ozzy Osbourne Wants Bill Ward Back In Black Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne has spoken to Esquire, and the Black Sabbath frontman appears to want original drummer Bill Ward back in the band for their forthcoming album. Sabbath and Ward had it out in 2012, when Ward was fired by Sharon Osbourne. Ozzy later said in interviews Ward couldn’t hack it anymore behind the kit. Black […]