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 […]

Listen To A New Cannabis Corpse Track — NOW!

From Wisdom To Baked

Head to the end of this post. That’s where you will find a new one from Cannabis Corpse. It’s a tune called “Zero Weed Tolerance.” It is also quite nasty and so, you should take a listen. The song comes from the band’s forthcoming disc From Wisdom To Baked, which Season Of Mist will release […]

Paul Gray’s Wife Takes Stand In Doctor’s Trial

Brenna and Paul

Reports claims the widow of late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray provided testimony Tuesday in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Gray’s doctor. While on the witness stand at the Polk Country District Court in Iowa, Brenna revealed that Paul’s final weeks were a blur of extreme drug abuse, which neither his doctor nor his bandmates would […]

Geoff Tate Has Lost His Marbles AND His Band?

Looking good, Geoff. Good-looking Geoff

With an official announcement coming soon with the glorious news that Geoff Tate will no longer be allowed to perform under the Queensrÿche moniker that he so methodically moved to destroy over the course of the last 20 years, it appears action is already being put into place.   Tate’s website now touts him as […]

The All-Stars Tour Lineup Revealed

The Acacia Strain

Who gives a rat’s ass? Not this cat. But yes, the All-Stars Tour will once again return this summer to infect good kids with bad music. According to Lambchode, the roster for this year’s installment of the tour is as follows: I See Stars The Acacia Strain Like Moths To Flames Hands Like Houses Betraying […]

Suicide Silence Announce New Album

Suicide Silence

It’ll be called You Can’t Stop Me. There’s an obvious joke there somewhere, but I’ll refrain since people always seem to get butt-fucking-hurt when I comment negatively on this band. The album is the band’s first since the death of Mitch Lucker, and its with new vocalist Hernan “Eddie” Hermida. The album drops July 11 […]

Expire Release New Song


I don’t know much about this Expire band, but during my weekend in Worcester attending the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, I saw many of their shirts on kids with questionable morals. I saw today that Expire have a new song available for streaming called “Pretty Low,” which is from their album of the […]

Septicflesh, Fleshgod Apocalypse To Tour


You know it, fuckers! This summer, the Conquerers of the World Festival will be hitting America with co-headliners Septicflesh and Fleshgod Apocalypse. That’s a lot of flesh. The fest will also boast Hour of Penance and Necronomicon. “We are very thrilled to announce that we will be returning to North America with our blood brothers […]