Trouble, Testament Members Form Devil’s Highway

Devil's Highway's logo

Devil’s Highway is recording. The self-proclaimed supergroup featuring Trouble and Exhorder vocalist Kyle Thomas, Ralph Santolla (Deicide, Obituary, Death), Steve DiGiorgio (Testament), Matt Brunson (Crowbar, Kingdom of Sorrow) and Tony Laureano (Dimmu Borgir, Nile), is currently recording its debut album at Vulture Lounge in Tampa, Florida and DDT Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana. Santolla is […]

Architects Of Chaoz To Record

Architects Of Chaoz

Architects Of Chaoz — the new band featuring former Iron Maiden singer Paul Di’Anno alongside members of Paul’s longtime German touring backing group The Phantomz — will enter a German studio in February. At that time, they will begin recording their debut album for a tentative May 2015 release. Says the band: “Look out for […]

Rob Zombie Says Next Album Will Be His Best

Rob Zombie

OK, bub. Whatever you say. The man who releases the same record every time, Rob Zombie, says that his nearly completed next studio album is the strongest effort of his career so far. Oh…YEAH? How many times will he mutter “YEAH” on this next one, is my only question. 
 500 times, maybe? Zombie, who […]

Lamb Of God’s Blythe Joins Samhain In Chi-Town

Randy Blythe

Wanna see something wicked cool that has some pretty shitty audio? Then proceed to the end of this post, where thou shall find a video from Samhain’s performance last night at the Riot Fest in Chicago. Randy Blythe of Lamb of God was in the house, and joined the band on the track “All Hell,” […]

Team Sleep’s Moreno Previews Tracks

Team Sleep

There’s a new Team Sleep album in the making. Today, frontman Chino Moreno who also sings in the Deftones, Palms, Crosses and some other projects, has shared the followings teases of two new songs from the reunited band. Team Sleep will begin recording their long-awaited new album next month in Woodstock, New York. We will keep […]

Fantômas To Play ‘Director’s Cut’ In Chile


How awesome. Fantômas are not only playing a show in Chile, but they’re playing one of my favorite Fantômas albums. According to drummer Dave Lombardo, Fantômas’ upcoming live return will be see them play The Director’s Cut in full. That album came out in 2001 and follows below, for the uninitiated. Fantômas reunite for the […]

Obscura Get New Drummer

The new guy

The band Obscura has announced they’ve found themselves a new drummer. He’s Sebastian Lanser, and he replaces former drummer Hannes Grossmann. Lanser is a member of German jazz-metal band Panzerballett. He says: “I am really looking forward into working together and sharing stages with Obscura! Since i am a huge admirer of the band and […]

Fear Factory Sign With Nuclear Blast

Fear Factory

Is it me, or is Nuclear Blast Entertainment heads merely signing the same acts they pinned down for Roadrunner Records all those years ago? Anyone else finding that to be the case? Los Angeles cyber metal outfit Fear Factory have inked with the label, which will release their next studio album, tentatively due in early […]

Former God Forbid Guitarist Teams With The Killing Lights

Doc Coyle

Doc Coyle, the former guitarist for God Forbid, will be joining The Killing Lights for their debut live shows at the Sunset Strip Music Fest at the Whiskey A Go Go on September 20 and at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim on October 4. Win tickets to the Sunset Strip Music Fest here. Says Doc: […]

New Burger Looks Pretty Fucking Metal


Dude, so, there’s a new burger being offered in Japan that’s all black. That’s kind of metal. The bun, the cheese, and the sauce — all of it’s black. The Kuro Burger’s bun and cheese are both blackened by bamboo charcoal, and the special sauce is made from squid ink. Customers can order either the […]