Circle Of Contempt Release Two New Tunes

Circle of Contempt

Guess what everybody? Circle Of Contempt are free agents, having left the Sumerian Records roster. The group announced the news via Facebook. Without a label supporting them, Circle of Contempt have continued to work on new material, it would appear. What follows are two pre-production versions of their tracks “Filth” and “Redefine,” songs they’ve worked […]

Rob Zombie Talks Next Movie

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie likes to talk a lot about his upcoming projects. I say just do them. Less talk, more working on those new projects, mo. While he has a hockey movie called “Broad Street Bullies” in the works as well as a TV miniseries about the Manson Family murders to direct, first he will release […]

Wolves At The Gate Reveal All About New LP


Wolves At The Gate will release a new album called VxV (or “five by five”) on June 10 through Solid State Records. The album was produced and mixed by Will Putney. Says guitarist and vocalist Steve Cobucci: “VxV really came together in an unexpected way. Never had I felt so uncertain about WATG songs going […]

Slayer Release New Song, Sign With Nuclear Blast


Wanna hear a new, yet totally mediocre song from Slayer called “Implode?” Then head to the end of this post, people. That’s where you will find the band’s first new studio recording in five fucking years. It’s actually almost unlistenable. It’s a shame when a band that used to be great can’t admit to itself […]

Amon Amarth Frontman Reveals Brockie Prank

The rose with the note

Even though its been nearly a month since Dave Brockie died, Amon Amarth singer Johan Hegg finally got around today to reflecting on the Gwar leader’s loss in a revealing way. Johan claims Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) played a prank on him in March. Brockie had a rose delivered to Hegg with the following note: […]

Black Label Society To Play For Seth Meyers

Zakk Wylde

That’s right, people. Here in America, there’s a late night TV talk show host named Seth Meyers who used to be on a show called “Saturday Night Live.” Today, we learned that Black Label Society — the band headed up by Zakk Wylde — will be the musical guest on “Late Night With Seth Meyers” […]

Judas Priest Launch Countdown…But To What?

Judas Priest

Blabbermouth reports that the Judas Priest Web site has been updated to feature a countdown, leading to five days from now. It is believed that the Priest will reveal some more information about their upcoming new studio album when the countdown ends. But who the fuck knows? I mean, we do know that they are […]

Harley Flanagan Inks Southern Lord Deal

Harley and his hounds

NYHC legend Harley Flanagan is hard at work on an LP that will be released later this year through Southern Lord. The one-time Cromags frontman recently started working on the album, laying down the basic tracks for the impending yet-to-be-named offering, which will close the extensive twelve-year gap since the Harley’s War’s initial works were […]

Guest Columns: Three Books You Need To Read By Craving’s Leonid Rubinstein

Leonid Rubenstein, shot by Eye of Metal

In our undying efforts to bring you engaging columns you won’t find anywhere else, we’ve reached out to the metal world seeking submissions for a new subject: Three amazing books you have to pick up and devour. Seeing as you read this blog everyday, we went out on a limb and assumed you’d maybe want […]

Heavy Metal Singer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The face of Cousin Sleaze

The lesson to be learned here is, cheaters never prosper. You try to lie to the system, and the system will fuck you hard. News reports claim a former Port Authority New York police officer pleaded guilty to fraud after an investigation found he was touring with his Brooklyn-based heavy metal band Cousin Sleaze. The […]