Jay-Z’s Firm Signs Coheed And Cambria

Coheed and Cambria

His management firm, that is. Jay-Z, one of the few rappers I can actually listen to without vomiting, has tapped Coheed and Cambria, adding the sci-firrific prog-rockers to his management roster. Yup…Coheed and Cambria are part of the Roc Nation. Throw your diamonds in the sky, bitch. The news comes just a few weeks after […]

More Footage From Megadeth Drum Sessions Posted


Of course, we still have no actual idea who the studio drummer is for Megadeth’s forthcoming album, but chances are likely that Chris Adler of Lamb of God is Dave Mustaine’s man. We’ll have to wait for official word, of course. Until then, it’s mere speculation. But, yes…today, more video was filmed, showing Megadeth’s new […]

Ex-HellYeah Guitarist Launches Audiotopsy

Greg Tribbett

That band name is atrocious. I know it was supposed to be a clever hybrid of two other words, but I don’t like it. I hate it, in fact. Fucking Audiotopsy? Really?!? If that’s the best you can do, I’m already out. They could be the second coming of Death, and I’m still out. But, […]

Could This Clip Contain New Deftones Music?


I am overly anxious to hear the next Deftones record, so any audio that leaks out onto the web sparks my interest. Today, the video at the end of this post was released, and it allegedly features some audio from the upcoming album the Deftones are now working on in a recording studio. The video […]

Ozzy Osbourne To Have Surgery

Ozzy Osbourne

Guess what, Mexico? That Ozzfiesta event you were looking forward to at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya this May has been canceled. That’s because Ozzy Osbourne has to go under the knife. “Like you, we were very excited about the event,” the promoters said in a statement. “However, Ozzy is having surgery, scheduled […]

Purson Ink New Deal


Purson have a new album coming out. That record will be released under a new worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records. The band will release their second album Desire’s Magic Theatre this fall. The UK outfit are currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on the album. Says leader Rosalie Cunningham: “As I sit here […]

Rotting Out Throw In The Towel

Rotting Out

Los Angeles hardcore band Rotting Out is done. They’ve allegedly called it quits following some eight years as a band. Frontman Walter Delgado said online that Rotting Out “broke up last Sunday. Thanks to anyone whoever cared. It was a great ride and a privilege. Don’t ask why. Thank you everyone.” I wonder why? The […]

Ex-Chimaira Frontman Guesting On Wretched Pain LP

Mark Hunter in the studio for Wretched Pain's upcoming offering

Ontario-based extreme metal act Wretched Pain have been hard at work as of late, busting out new material in the studio. And it seems they’ve roped in some special talent to guest on their forthcoming album. Namely, Mark Hunter, the frontman for now defunct band Chimaira. We reached out to Mark, who wrote a column […]

Origin, Krisiun To Tour


That’s right, people. Origin is coming to rock your balls off with Krisiun, too. But wait — there’s more! Aeon, Alterbeast, Soreption and Ingested will also be taking part in the “Devastation On The Nation Tour.” Dates for the North American tour will be detailed next week, folks. We’ll get them to you as soon […]

Immortal Finished; Abbath Moving On With New Band


Blame it on the legal fracas between them, but Immortal is done. Abbath says he’s dissolved the black metal band for “the time being” and started a new outfit. “Immortal’s frontman and founding member has been writing and rehearsing fervently, with a deluge of new material ready to be recorded; unable to come to an […]