Gwar To Tour With Butcher Babies, Battlecross


Gwar has revealed plans for a 30th anniversary tour, and they’ve enlisted the Butcher Babies and the good dudes in Battlecross as openers. That is pretty awesome for Don Slater and the Battlecross guys. Let’s hope Don’s able to nail one of those Butcher Babies broads. Gwar’s “30 Years of Total Domination Tour” is being […]

Battlecross Make Drummer Permanent Member


Alex Bent has gone from fill-in to full-on. Battlecross has added Bent to the band as a permanent members. The drummer who used to be in Arkaik has been drumming for the band since last year. Battlecross have a new album coming soon, and have dates booked this summer with Crowbar and Lord Dying. All […]

Crowbar To Tour With Battlecross, Lord Dying


It does not get any better than this bill, people. Crowbar will be touring this summer with the almighty Battlecross, whose bassist is one of our columnists. The trek will also feature Lord Dying, if you can believe that. That’s three awesome bands, all playing together? That never happens. Here’s the dates for the tour, […]

Rockstar Mayhem Festival: Lineup Rumors Heat Up

King Diamond

I am going to preface this post by saying is almost always on point. When they run with a rumor, it means they’ve heard it from a reliable source and that you can basically bank on it becoming future fact. But until the organizers behind the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival (or more specifically, founder […]

Lamb Of God, Mastodon, Testament Added To Heavy MTL Bill

Lamb of God

The lineup for this year’s Heavy Montreal festival just got a whole lot better. Lamb of God are now on the bill with Mastodon, Meshuggah, Testament, and Arch Enemy. The fest will take place between August 7 and August 9 in Montreal. Korn have also agreed to perform. Tickets go on sale Friday. The bill […]

An Important Announcement Regarding GunShyAssassin

Sadly, it is...

It has been four-plus years since I first launched, and today, I have some unfortunate news I must report. I have made a tough decision that has ultimately been a long time coming, and will no doubt bring a smile to many smug fucking faces out there, much to my chagrin. This spring, when […]

Battlecross Still Recording


It’s true, people. Battlecross have a new album written. And yes, they continue to work on that album as you read this shit. Recording sessions are underway at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The group are said to be working with producers Jason Suecof and Mark Lewis on the new disc. A release through Metal […]

Battlecross Start Pre-Production For Next LP


A band we’re fond of around here known to the world as Battlecross have travelled to the warm and illustrious wilds of Sanford, Florida. There, they have started the pre-production for their new album at Jason Suecof’s Audiohammer Studios. Both Suecof and Mark Lewis will be involved with the production of the new album. That’s […]

Battlecross Release “My Vaccine” Music Video


Go here if you’re a fan of Battlecross. That is where you will find a new video for the track “My Vaccine” from the Detroit-based metal outfit, which has a “They Live” theme. Pretty killer stuff from a rather excellent band. Battlecross, whose bassist pens a column for us, recently visited the Center for the […]

Black Fast Sign Deal

Black Fast

Midwestern progressive thrashers Black Fast have announced a worldwide deal with eOne Music. The band plans an all new full-length LP next year and could not be more excited. “What an amazing day for not only Black Fast, but for every local heavy metal band out there,” says guitarist/vocalist Aaron Akin. “Our signing to eOne […]