Napalm Death Fan Proposes During Miami Gig

Napalm Death

I wish I had someone I cared about, who cared about me. Maybe then I’d take her to a metal show and pop the question, and we’d have ugly children. But alas, I am all alone. Not even looking, in fact. Man, how I miss vagina. Anyways, so, some dude asked his old lady to […]

Pantera Make New York Times Crossword


Finally, Pantera has made it! Into the New York Times crossword puzzle, that is. Today’s paper ran a crossword that offered the following clue for one line: “Heavy metal band with the #1 album ‘Far Beyond Driven.’” The puzzle also asked a question about Alice Cooper. Could the Times have a new staffer writing crosswords […]

Metal Maniacs Founding Editor Dead

Katherine Ludwig

This is sad news indeed. My Facebook feed this afternoon was filled with kind words for the late Katherine Ludwig. Katherine was the co-founder and inaugural editor for Metal Maniacs magazine, which launched in 1989. She was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma this past summer. Katherine leaves behind a son, and thousands of writers who read […]

Max Cavalera Had A Stalker


The wife of Soulfly founder Max Cavalera has revealed the metal icon’s family had a stalker for four years. Gloria Cavalera recounted the chilling details on her website. But here it is for you to read in its entirety: “In 1998-’99, I began to feel someone was living in our backyard. It may have even […]

Korpiklaani Releasing New Album In May


I’m starting to feel like Nuclear Blast’s unstated mission is to somehow sign every metal band on the planet by a certain year. 2019, let’s say. Because the label announces another signing almost every other week. The latest signing keeps a band on the label’s roster: Korpiklaani, which is difficult to spell but hella fun […]

Rotting Out Announce New EP


When I was in college, I listened to a lot of hardcore. I also started becoming fascinated by guitar-driven metal and dabbled with punk. One of the punk bands I was really into was the Circle Jerks. I guess I’d say I’m still a fan, although I haven’t listened to their music in eons. But […]

Unleashed Finish Forthcoming LP


Swedish death metal outfit Unleashed is finished with the sessions for their 12th full-length release. Nuclear Blast plans to release the band’s latest opus this spring; no solid date for the record’s commercial issuance has been announced. The members of Unleashed have arrived at a title for their new album, but are keeping it under […]

Morgoth Releases New Album’s Cover


I feel like Morgoth’s been hyping this new record of theirs for years now. Ungod will finally hit stores in North America on April 7, and the cover was released this week. I’ve attached it as the main image for this article. If you’d like to expand it because your vision’s not so good, click […]

The Faceless Almost Finished With New Album

Michael Keene

We may not know yet who their new members are, but The Faceless seemingly has new recruits, considering they’re nearly finished recording a new LP. Michael Keene, The Faceless’ main songwriter, offered a brief update to fans online. He still hasn’t revealed who the band’s latest members are. An exodus of dudes recently prompted questions […]

Faith No More: Additional U.S. Shows Planned

Faith No More

The revelation the other day that Faith No More would be touring North America had loads of us fans wetting our pantaloons. Well, get ready to piss yourself again. This spring’s trek won’t be the only U.S. gigs the band’s going to be playing, according to Faith No More’s social media sites. “These will NOT […]