Superjoint Ritual Reunion Confirmed

Superjoint Ritual

Phil Anselmo, the former frontman for Pantera and Down’s current leader, says his Superjoint Ritual project will reunite for an appearance at this year’s edition of the Housecore Horror Film Festival. That goes down in Austin, Texas, from October 23 through October 26 at Emo’s. For legal reasons, the band will perform at the event […]

Agoraphobic Nosebleed Playing Maryland Deathfest

Would very much like to attend...

Infamous grindcore outfit Agoraphobic Nosebleed will be playing next year’s Maryland Deathfest, it has been announced. The band has also revealed they’ve added a new member — John Jarvis, who joined Pig Destroyer less than a year ago. Says the band: “I guess the cat is out of the bag. We are playing MDF in […]

Tool Drummer Playing With Primus Next Month

Danny Carey

Tool drummer Danny Carey will be filling in behind the kit for Primus on their September live stops, it has been announced. This is a temporary situation that will permit Primus drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander additional recovery time. Dude just underwent a triple bypass following a heart attack. Primus frontman Les Claypool told “The […]

Pepper Keenan Talks Corrosion Of Conformity Return

Corrosion of Conformity

He’s still considered a member of Corrosion of Conformity but Pepper Keenan hasn’t been involved with the band much these days. The Down guitarist told TeamRock at this weekend’s Bloodstock Open Air festival in the United Kingdom that his return to C.O.C. is imminent. He says: “The old C.O.C. thing’s been coming up a lot. […]

Devin Townsend Talks New Albums, Special Guests

Devin Townsend

Devin Townsend must’ve gotten the go-ahead from the label folks yesterday to tell all about his forthcoming new albums, because he did tell all on Twitter about the new Ziltoid the Omniscent and Devin Townsend Project releases. The DTP disc will be called Sky Blue, it seems, and the second Ziltoid carries the title Dark […]

Overcast’s Discography To Be Reissued

This is dope

I have precious few details at this point, but it would appear Bullet Tooth will be reissuing Overcast’s discography soon. Three albums with 45 songs will be re-released. I think the collection will be called Only Death Is Smiling. I could be wrong though. The band — featuring members of Shadows Fall and Killswitch Engage […]

Enslaved, Wardruna Guitarists To Curate 2015 Roadburn Festival

Ivar Bjørnson

This is kind of cool. Enslaved’s guitarist Ivar Bjørnson will team with Wardruna’s Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik to curate the 2015 Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The fest is set for April 10 at 013 with both of their bands also planning special sets that honor the Norse gods. As curators, both Ivar and Einar will […]

Tombs Get Their Own Marijuana Beer


I’ve heard for months that marijuana beer would soon be hitting the market, in lieu of Colorado and Washington State’s new laws on recreational use. I never imagined the Tombs dudes would be involved, somehow. The band’s will release a beer they claim has “enormous notes” of marijuana. A coffee is also coming. The IPA […]

Devin Townsend Plans Ziltoid Musical

Ziltoid the Omniscent

Man alive, is this some awesome fucking news! Devin Townsend is planning a “Ziltoid musical” for early next year, which will go down at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. The musical is set for April 13, 2015. This is basically something Townsend has been dreaming about for a long time, so its nice […]

This Is The Last Time You’ll See The Words ‘King 810’ On This Site

King 810

I actually revile the very existence of King 810, the Michigan-based architects of gangsta metal. Which is why this will be the very last post you ever see about them here, on Frankly, folks, the ‘hood metal upstarts have proven — in mere months, mind you — that they’re simply a bunch of ignorant […]