Metallica Playing BlizzCon


I’ve never Conned before. Cons have come and gone here in New York City, and I’ve given no fucks at all. Metallica will be performing live at this year’s BlizzCon gaming convention in Anaheim, California. I’m not going. I don’t Con, as such. As with previous years, the performance will take place during the convention’s […]

Listen To A New Job For A Cowboy Tune — Right Now!

Job For A Cowboy

The new Job For A Cowboy album arrived in my inbox for download this morning. Have I listened to it yet? No. This new At The Gates joint has my full attention now. But if new Job For A Cowboy music appeals to your inner child, head to the end of this post, where a […]

Skindred Signs With Napalm


OK. This is interesting news, insomuch as I have no idea who’s going to actually care. But, Skindred have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band has been working on a new album for the label. Skindred will be on tour with Steel Panther in the U.K. next year. The dates for that […]

Exodus Inspires Culinary Creation

The Exodish

The new Exodus album is in stores now, and a chef from Minneapolis, Minnesota, has created a culinary offering inspired by the long-runnig thrash act. Check out the Exodus “Blood Feast” here. The dish features fire-roasted pork belly crusted with Black Carbon salt harvested from the Dead Sea, grilled and thrashed blackberry-infused blood-sausage puree, smoke-poached […]

Five Finger Death Punch Frontman Plots Solo Release

Ivan's moody

Isn’t it bad enough we have to hear the dude’s voice whenever Five Finger Death Punch releases an album? Now we’ve gotta put up with solo material from this fart-knocker? Yes, folks — Ivan Moody was on Jamey Jasta’s podcast and said he’s working on his own solo album. Since the dude can’t play instruments […]

Erra Signs With Sumerian


That’s right, kids. Sumerian Records has announced the signing of Erra. They’re also a band I can’t get into. But look, I can’t be into every band. Erra will release a new album on November 10. It’ll be an EP called Moments of Clarity. The band has released the following song from that effort — […]

Skeletonwitch Address Frontman’s Tour Departure


We were the first ones to report on this the other night, but now, Skeletonwitch have officially confirmed in a statement that vocalist Chance Garnette has left the band’s current tour with Amon Amarth and Sabaton. Here’s a statement from the band: “Lately there have been a lot of rumors, speculation, and assumptions, regarding Skeletonwitch. […]

Evan Brewer Leaves The Faceless; Drummer Out, Too

Evan Brewer

This should not come as a surprised to anyone, but yes…bassist Evan Brewer has vacated The Faceless. He announced his departure late last night, saying: “After almost four years of good times with The Faceless I’ve decided to leave the band. I just feel that it’s time for me to make this move because I […]

Obituary’s New Album Streaming Online

Inked In Blood

The new album from Obituary can now be streamed using the player that appears at the end of this post like magic. Actually, it’s just some HTML coding. But still, it feels like magic sometimes. The full album stream of the band’s album Inked in Blood comes compliments of Loudwire. The new album will be […]

In This Moment Release New Video

Black Widow

The video for “Sick Like Me” — the new single from Maria Brink who is for all intents and purposes In This Moment — follows at the end of this post. I feel bad for the dudes who’re members of In This Moment. They’ve basically been rendered obsolete, at this point. They are barely even […]