Bellum Members Talk Shit On DevilDriver

Bellum

I like when bands talk shit about DevilDriver. I, myself, talk shit about DevilDriver on an almost monthly basis, so, I feel a kinship with groups that rail against Dez Fartfarta and his gang of half-wits. Bellum is a band featuring former members of DevilDriver, which makes their shit talk even better. Jonathan Miller quit […]

Skeletonwitch Added To 2015 Roadburn

Skeletonwitch

Today, the prestigious Roadburn Festival announced that Skeletonwitch has been invited to perform at the 2015 edition of the event, which takes place in Tilburg, Holland next April. Pre-sale tickets go on sale October 16. “Simply put: if you want blackened thrash (or whatever you want to call it — everybody has their own definition […]

Sumac Forms, Boasting Ex-Isis Frontman

Sumac

This news right here is hot of the presses, and fucking dope as fuck, on the surface. But who knows what Sumac will sound like. Sumac boasts ex-Isis vocalist and guitarist Aaron Turner with former Botch bassist Brian Cook and Baptists kitman Nick Yacyshyn. It sounds like this could be the best band ever, really. […]

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 RollingStone.com: “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 […]