Primordial To Release New Album This Fall

Where Greater Men Have Fallen

Dublin’s finest metal exports, Primordial, will release their new studio album, Where Greater Men Have Fallen, later this Fall on Metal Blade Records.   Where Greater Men Have Fallen follows the band’s 2011 disc Redemption At The Puritan’s Hand and, according to a presser, boasts some of the band’s “deepest, most meticulously composed compositions to […]

Jimmy Page To Start New Band

Jimmy Page at Berklee, shot by the Associated Press

Well, this is something I consider mildly interesting. Seems Led Zeppelin guitar legend Jimmy Page wants to get back to doing the whole band thing, but not as Led Zeppelin. That reunion “doesn’t look likely,” according to Page (by way of Blabbermouth), so a new band’s his only recourse. Says Page: “If I was to […]

Devin Townsend Launches ZTV

Must-see TV

Yes, kids — it’s true. A right good man named Devin Townsend has announced the launch of his ZTV, a brand new video series starring the inimitable Ziltoid, as well as a brand new interactive site dedicated to him. Remember, kids — the Z² double-album is due for release on the October 28 and is […]

TesseracT Ink New Deal


I’m not a fan of TesseracT. They’re not a very good band — even if they could retain a singer for more than five minutes. In fact, I think they give progressive music a bad name. And I’m huge into prog rock and prog metal, so, you know I don’t jive. TesseracT have announced they’ve […]

King Diamond Retrospective Coming

King Diamond

Not only is there a new King Diamond record in the works, a career retrospective is also being compiled for release sometime next year. Metal Blade will issue the “best of” set. Says the King to Full Metal Jackie: “Metal Blade got the chance, through getting some of licenses from Roadrunner — well, Roadrunner is […]

Tom Morello Feuds With Seattle Restaurant

Tom Morello

Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello is in a rage after not being served at The 5 Point Cafe in Seattle. He claims in a Twitter post the eatery is allegedly “antiworker” with a “super-rude staff.” Morello was denied entry to the restaurant over the weekend, after performing Friday night at El Corazon as part […]

Cradle Of Filth Plot Next Album

Cradle of Filth

It looks as though Cradle Of Filth will be entering a recording studio in two months time to start tracking their next album. They’ll hit the studio November 24 to start working on what is tentatively titled Hammer Of The Witches. Wasn’t that the name of the last Ringworm album? The album is being eyed […]

Halford Amped For Next Judas Priest LP

Judas Priest

The lead singer of Judas Priest, Mr. Rob Halford, says in a new interview that the band’s raring to go on the next LP. He said Soul Redeemer’s sessions were so energizing, he’s “ready to jump into the next Judas Priest record.” Halford adds:

 “There’s a sense that there’s another great metal song to write, […]

Ensiferum Still Working On New Album


Finnish folk metal act Ensiferum continue to work on their next album. The band’s been locked away the last three weeks in Astia Studio in Lappeenranta, Finland, working on the disc with producer Anssi Kippo. Drums, bass, and most of the guitar parts for the band’s next CD have been recorded already. At the end […]

Ashba Says 2015 Will Be Busy For Guns N’ Roses

Bizarro world Axl Rose

DJ Ashba may have the dumbest name ever, since he’s no DJ. But the dude is nonetheless in Guns N’ Roses. And he claims in a new interview that the band will have a very busy 2015. “We are planning on doing quite a bit of touring this coming year,” he said. “The focus is […]