Ex-Arch Enemy Guitarist Working On New Music

Nick Cordle

Yesterday, we learned that guitarist Nick Cordle had left the band Arch Enemy. We didn’t know the exact reasons why, of course. I didn’t care much, after learning onetime Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis would be taking his place. But Cordle has explained himself. He left because he’s working on other making a different kind of […]

Faith No More, Slipknot Sign On For Hellfest

Faith No More

Some of the bands booked for next year’s Hellfest have been confirmed. Basically, everyone is playing. But I am most interested in Faith No More’s playing the festival, which goes down in Clisson, France, and will happen between June 19 and June 21. Slipknot and Judas Priest are also playing, as are Lamb of God, […]

Jeff Loomis Joins Arch Enemy

Jeff Loomis

Wait, what? That’s right, kids. Jeff Loomis, who was once in Nevermore, is now in Arch Enemy. Jeff replaces guitarist Nick Cordle. Loomis will make his live debut with Arch Enemy on the band’s upcoming European tour, which kicks off November 26. This addition to the band could end up being really, really interesting. We […]

Arch Enemy Streaming Judas Priest Cover

The new Arch Enemy

I wish it were a cover of “Hell Bent For Leather,” but alas, it’s for “Breaking The Law” — the one Judas Priest song most bands massacre. Arch Enemy’s version of “Breaking the Law” follows. The song appears on the group’s tour-only split with Kreator, which is limited to just 1,000 copies worldwide. You can […]

Arch Enemy, Kreator Team For Split

The new Arch Enemy

This October and November, metal icons Arch Enemy will be returning to North American soil to tour in support of their new, critically acclaimed album, War Eternal. To celebrate this momentous headlining trek, the band will be releasing a split 7-inch with Kreator, who serve as direct support on the run. Available starting at the […]

Armageddon Sign With Listenable


Armageddon, the band founded by former Arch Enemy axeman Christopher Amott, has inked a deal. Listenable Records will release the band’s new disc, which is titled Captivity & Devourment. The disc will be released January 26, 2015. The CD was mixed by Fredrik Larnemo at Studio Recordia and mastered at Stockholm Mastering. Chris offers: “Me […]

God Dethroned Reuniting For Metal Cruise

God Dethroned

It’s been two years since they played their farewell performance on board 70000 Tons of Metal cruise. Now, the band’s announced its return at the 2015 installment of the metal cruise. Says frontman Henri Sattler: “In early 2011, I was facing two options: one was to announce a break, and the other option was to […]

The Agonist Announce New Album

The Agonist

Guess what? Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers The Agonist will release their new album, Eye Of Providence, on November 11 in North America (one day earlier internationally) through Century Media. The band’s first CD with new vocalist Vicky Psarakis was recorded at The Grid studio in their hometown with producer Chris Donaldson. Vicky, who […]

Huntress Working On New Material


Oh great. That useless band Huntress will enter the studio later this summer to start recording a new album. They’ve enlisted the production duo of Andrew Alekel and James A. Rota to track album number three for an early 2015 release on Napalm Records. This fall, the band will be touring with Arch Enemy and […]

Arch Enemy, Cradle Of Filth Singers Featured In New Video Game

A screen shot from the game

A new video game called “Karmaflow” will feature the voices of Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth and Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz, I have discovered. Marc Hudson of DragonForce and Epica’s Simone Simons will also be featured in the game. The game is touted as “the world’s first rock opera video game.” According to a […]