Metallica Re-Releasing Iconic Albums

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Because they will never, ever outdo them, Metallica have decided to release deluxe remastered editions of Kill ‘Em All and Ride The Lightning. Look for them to hit in early 2015 through their own Blackened Recordings label. The band are seeking help with video, audio recordings and more from that era, issuing the following plea […]

36 Crazyfists Inks New Deal

36 Crazyfists

That’s right, folks. 36 Crazyfists — everyone’s favorite Alaskans — have signed a new deal with Spinefarm Records. At the end of this post, hear a new song from the band called “Also Am I.” The song will appear on the band’s debut for the label. Here’s what the band has to say: “Crack open […]

Atreyu Plot Next Album

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Say it ain’t so, Joe. Fuck, man. That band Atreyu, who I was fairly convinced was old news, has decided to return from its hiatus, with plans to record and release an album now. Why? Who the fuck even likes this band anyways? The band have signed with a new label, the result of a […]

The Deftones Return To The Studio

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The Deftones are one of my favorite bands. I haven’t hated a single note of theirs. In fact, I think the band’s output has been flawless — it’s matured with the Deftones, and evolved with time, but it’s always been bad-ass. The Deftones have been writing material as of late for their next album, which […]

Exodus Fan Cleared After Posting Lyrics Online

Exodus

It’s about fucking time, man. That 31-year-old Kentucky man who was arrested for posting the lyrics to Exodus’s song “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer)” has had the charges against him expunged. James E. Evans had been charged with terroristic threatening and served eight days in jail. Why? ‘Cause the song’s about a school shooting. A report […]

Stone Sour Covers Album In The Works

Elton John called. He wants his suit back.

Great. Just what the world needs. A cover album from Stone Sour. Super. It’ll be called Meanwhile In Burbank and drums for it are now being tracked in the Burbank, California-based studio of the group’s drummer, Roy Mayorga. Hence, the title. No word yet on what covers will appear on the disc. But let’s hope […]

Napalm Death Name New Album

Napalm Death

The new one from British grindcore legends Napalm Death will be released on January 27, 2015. The band’s 15th studio album, Apex Predator – Easy Meat, will be released by Century Media Records. Says vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway: “Sometimes you have to ponder long and hard for an album title, but following the Rana Plaza […]

Unleashed Recording New Disc

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That’s right, folks. Swedish death metal outfit Unleashed have entered a recording studio to begin tracking their 12th full-length album. The new disc will be out in the spring of 2015. Not sure what label it’ll be released on, though. Unleashed’s last album, Odalheim, was released in 2012 through Nuclear Blast. The band’s current lineup […]

Hope Drone Sign With Relapse

Hope Drone

An awesome fucking band has joined the ranks at Relapse Records. Australia’s Hope Drone have inked with the label. You can hear what they sound like at the end of this post. If you don’t dig what they’re up to, I sincerely feel sorry for you. Those ears of yours suck. After supporting acts like […]

Black Breath Plot Third LP

Black Breath

Southern Lord Recordings is amped-up to announce that brutalizing Seattle quintet, Black Breath, has locked in some studio time late this autumn to harness their third full-length album for the label. The band will return to GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts, to record once again with Kurt Ballou of Converge producing. Black Breath will begin […]