Destruction Drummer Sitting Out Sepultura Shows


Well that sorta sucks for him. Destruction drummer Vaaver has revealed he won’t be able to join the band when it opens for Sepultura on its upcoming North American tour with Arsis. He’s got a good fucking reason, though: He’s got a baby on the way. Vaaver’s second child is expected to pop out when […]

Sepultura Tour Announced


Fuck me, man. Every time that my job calls me away for any indeterminate amount of time, shit goes down in the metal world. Without fail. Today while I was out working as a hard-hitting newsman, fucking Sepultura — or what passes for the band these days — revealed a bunch of 30th anniversary tour […]

Sanctuary Get New Guitarist


That’s right, folks. Chances are none of you gives a flying fuck about Sanctuary, and that’s cool. I, for reasons I can’t quite pinpoint, feel compelled to post updates on the band, even though they don’t put asses in my seats, as it were. The cult metal outfit has parted ways with Brad Hull and […]

Arsis Guitarist Joins Cannabis Corpse

Brandon Ellis

Cannabis Corpse have a new member. It’s true, people. Arsis guitarist Brandon Ellis has joined the band’s lineup, according to Cannabis Corpse’s social media pages. “Cannabis Corpse would like to officially welcome Brandon Ellis of Arsis as our new guitar player. “He is a turbo shredder unlike any guitar player we have ever seen! See […]

Necromancing The Stone Sounds Like This

Necromancing The Stone

For those who’ve been wondering since this weekend what Necromancing the Stone sounds like, wonder no more. At the end of this post, there’s a new song from the band called “From Graves To Infamy.” No word on what the band’s up to, but let’s assume they’re working on a new album, shall we? Necromancing […]

Arsis Reissuing EP


Yes sir. An earlier Arsis EP is getting re-released. Arsis, who are in the midst of commemorating the tenth anniversary of their A Celebration Of Guilt album, have teamed with Willowtip. The label will re-release Arsis’ A Diamond For Disease EP. It will come with bonus live tracks and new art when it drops October […]

Varathron Streaming New Tune


Greek black metal act Varathron have premiered a brand new song called “Realm Of Obscure,” and it follows at the end of this post. This is the first track to be revealed from the band’s long-awaited new album Untrodden Corridors of Hades, which is set to be released on the November 21 in Europe and […]

Arsis, The Absence Members Form New Band

Necromancing The Stone

And that band’s brilliant name is Necromancing the Stone. Get it? If you do, you’re old. Like me. Necromancing The Stone boasts Arsis frontman James Malone, along with two members of Brimstone Coven — John Williams and Justin Wood. The band’s rounded out by The Absence’s Jeramie Kling and on bass, former Black Dahlia Murder […]

Here’s Exmortus Riffing The National Anthem


I have heard many other countries’ “theme songs,” as it were. Many are quite beautiful. Most, though, are unlistenable dreck. But none has ever come close to giving me goosebumps, which hearing the U.S. national anthem sometimes does. I didn’t get ‘em listening to Exmortus’ version of the “Star-Spangled Banner;” I was too busy banging […]

Arsis Announce September Tour Dates


Arsis will be bringing its tenth anniversary tour for A Celebration Of Guilt stateside in less than two months, fuckers. Allegaeon and Exmortus will open on all dates. Arsis is expected to perform its 2004 full-length debut in full on the trek. Here are the dates for the tour: 9/1: Springfield, VA @ Empire 
9/2: […]