Six Feet Under Streaming New Song

Crypt of the Devil

Six Feet Under are streaming yet another new track from their forthcoming LP. The song is called “Gruesome” and follows at the end of this post. The track is from Six Feet Under’s Crypt Of The Devil, which will be out in a matter of weeks. Yes, I understand this song made its debut online […]

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty

Phil Rudd

AC/DC kitman Phil Rudd has pled guilty to one charge of threatening to kill as well as another count of possession of cannabis and methamphetamine. Rudd’s plea was entered today in a Tauranga District Court. Reports claims that an additional charge of threatening to kill was tossed. Rudd is being held on bail, and will […]

Norway’s Shining Signs With Spinefarm


A new album is on the way from Norwegian “blackjazz” outfit Shining. The band has inked a worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records. The as-yet untitled new album will be released through the label later in the year. The disc was recorded already, and Sean Bevan mixed it. Says Shining’s Jørgen Munkeby: “Our new album is […]

Former Evile Guitarist Debuts New Tune

Ol Drake

The title to onetime Evile guitarist Ol Drake’s new song is apropos. It’s called “Guitarists Playing Guitars,” and follows at the end of this post. The track boasts contributions from Exodus and Slayer guitarist Gary Holt, James Murphy from Death, Sylosis’ Josh Middleton, and Amit Sharma. Drake’s new album, Old Rake, also boasts Fear Factory […]

Metallica Playing Pair Of Quebec City Gigs


That’s right, Quebec City. I’ve been to Quebec, and I’ve gotta hand it to you fucks: your women are glorious. I went up there once for a snowboarding trip, and I swear I was walking around with a plank in my pants the whole weekend. There were gorgeous chicks everywhere, and they all spoke French, […]

Cradle Of Filth Reveal New Album’s Art

Hammer of the Witches

The cover for the new album from Cradle of Filth has been unveiled. I know you’re probably dry with anticipation. The record is called Hammer of the Witches, which is suspiciously similar to the title of an album released last year. The new album will be out this July, according to Cradle of Filth. Cradle’s […]

Anthrax Drummer Selling Coffee

Charlie's coffee

I don’t mind these rock stars using their names to peddle products that have nothing to do with music — mostly because I am sure if I were in their position, I’d probably cash the checks, too. But, at some point, you’ve gotta ask yourself when this shit’s gonna stop. Self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur Charlie Benante […]

Slayer’s Kerry King: New LP “The Ultimate Heavy Outcome”


I just received a press release about the new Slayer album, which still has no name but has been tracked completely and should be out later this year through the band’s Nuclear Blast imprint. Terry Date produced the album, which was recorded on and off between September and mid-January at Henson Studios in Los Angeles. […]

Gwar B-Q Grows, Lands Down And Goatwhore


That’s right, kids. Down will be playing at this summer’s Gwar B-Q event in Richmond, Virginia, as will the mighty Goatwhore. The announcement was made earlier this morning. This year’s event marked the band’s 30th anniversary, and will be the first to be organized after Dave Brockie’s father sued the band for allegedly stealing his […]

The One Person Who Enjoyed Metallica’s Lou Reed LP: David Bowie


I like a lot of what David Bowie has done over the course of his career, and have great respect for the man as an artist. But I think maybe he’s losing it. Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed’s widow, said Saturday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies where her husband was inducted for […]