Listen To In Flames’ New Album — Right Now!

In Flames

There’s a new album coming from In Flames soon called Siren Charmss. I will be hearing the record this weekend during a special acoustic set the band will be performing here in New York. Should be somewhat interesting. The following player is streaming the new In Flames. I want to hold off on listening to […]

Faith No More Enter Studio For Comeback LP


That’s it. I’m a happy man now. Faith No More have officially entered a recording studio to set to work on their first new album in more than 15 years. Hear that? That’s the sound of my boner throbbing in the distance. got the skivvy on the new disc. A limited-edition (5,000 copies) seven-inch […]

Three Books You Need To Read By Rafael Gallaher

The author

Our intrepid writer checks in with some book recommendations of his own. Leviathan Wakes, by James S.A. Corey The first installment in The Expanse series, this sci-fi juggernaut commands the reader’s attention. Like political thrillers? This one’s for you. Like murder mysteries? This one’s for you. Like Firefly, Blade Runner, and Star Wars? This one‘s […]

Devin Townsend Details Second Ziltoid

That's phat

I just got a press release on Devin Townsend’s long-awaited (especially by me) new double-album Z², which will drop on October 28 in the U.S. and October 27 in Europe. The Z² project will also see him play a landmark show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13, 2015. Tickets are available for […]

Marilyn Manson’s Next LP “Prepared For Landing”

Marilyn Manson

According to shock rocker Marilyn Manson, his new studio album is “prepared for landing.” I guess that means it’s ready for release? Manson’s most recent full-length album, Born Villain, came out in 2012. Manson has been cast in a recurring role on the hit FX series “Sons Of Anarchy.” I haven’t been watching this season. […]

Slayer In The Studio With Terry Date

Terry Date

Slayer continue to work on their impending new album, which they started tracking more than a week ago. Late yesterday, the band posted some more images from the studio. The one accompanying this post shows the producer for this next Slayer disc: Terry Date. Date, as you well know, has had a hand in some […]

South By So What?! Fest: First Bands Revealed

Black Tongue

The first round of bands has been announced for this year’s South By So What?! 2015. The festival is scheduled to take place March 20 through March 22 at QuickTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. The bill for the South By So What?! fest will boast 80 bands, including the following artists: Black Tongue Boris […]

Giraffe Tongue Orchestra In The Studio

Ben and Ross

That’s an assumption. But an educated assumption, based on the picture accompanying this post. It shows Ben Weinman, guitarist for Dillinger Escape Plan, hanging with producer Ross Robinson, who has had a hand in more good records than you’ve put your own hand on your dong. The caption? “Ross Robinson and I single and ready […]

Haste The Day Crowdfunding Campaign Eclipses Goal

What I imagine is all of the dudes who've ever been in Haste The Day

Haste The Day’s crowdfunding campaign for their new album has eclipsed $85,000 with 14 days still to go. The band’s Stephen Keech said of the campaign: “We are so blown away by your continual support of this project! You have spread the word and invested in this record with us, and we couldn’t be more […]

Gwar Can’t Stop, Because The Fans Won’t Let ‘Em


Gwar have spoken out about moving on without their late frontman Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie. Basically, they’re sticking with Gwar for the fans. Not because they can’t let go. Offers the band: “2014 has been a trying year for Slave Pit, Inc. Our first major milestone after the passing of our leader and mouthpiece, Dave […]