Sepultura Biography Coming Soon — In English!

The Sepultura book

The English-language version of “Relentless: Thirty Years Of Sepultura” — the first complete biography of the band’s epic career by Sao Paulo, Brazil-based U.S. author Jason Korolenko — will be made available soon. Look for it to hit book stores on December 4 through Rocket 88, a UK-based publisher dedicated to exploring new worlds of […]

Marty Friedman Working On Autobiography

Marty

Marty Friedman claims he is working with “an excellent biographer” — likely my dude Jon Weid — on the former Megadeth guitarist’s autobiography. The book, which he should be working on with my ass, will be released in late 2015. Marty says: “It surprises me how crystal clearly I actually remember everything to the smallest […]

Metallica Enters Guinness’ Book Of World Records

Metallica

This should come as no surprise if you’ve been reading any metal sites the last year, because Metallica made a big to-do about their record breaking feat. But yes, Metallica has officially been honored by Guinness World Records for being the first and only band to ever play all seven continents in one year. Offers […]

Metallica To Chronicle “Puppets” Tour In New Book

Metallica

Metallica are participating in an upcoming book written by Matt Taylor that seeks to chronicle their classic album Master Of Puppets and the touring that followed in support of it. Hence, the band’s seeking fan submissions of photos from that tour and stories from those who attended the shows. Offers the band: “Earlier this year […]

Scott Ian Releasing Autobiography In October

Coming this October

An October 14 release date has been set by Da Capo Press, the publisher behind “I’m The Man: The Official Story Of Anthrax,” Scott Ian’s autobiography. An official book-release party will be held October 10 at Largo in Los Angeles. The memoir from the leader of a band that proved to the masses that brutality […]

Five Finger Death Punch Drummer Pens Autobiography

This guy's cool

Oh boy — I hope there’s at least some mention in the book of how Five Finger Death Punch and its team of burly security guards confronted little old me not that long ago because they didn’t like some of the harmless words I’d written about them on this site. Yes, folks — Five Finger […]

Behemoth Frontman’s Book To Receive English Translation

Behemoth

Behemoth has announced that “Sacrum Profanum: The Confession of the Heretic,” the autobiography of their frontman, Nergal, will receive an English language release in 2015. The band says: “We are proud to announce that we are negotiating the deal with English book publisher Jawbone (Cliff Burton, Randy Rhoads, Max Cavalera) for Nergal’s autobiography ‘Sacrum Profanum: […]

Opeth Release Official Video For New Tune

Pale Communion

Last week, the new Opeth song “Cusp of Eternity” leaked online, and was streamable via YouTube for a few hours before the label interceded and had it removed. If you didn’t get the chance to hear that tune, go to the end of this post now. There, you will find an official video — animated, […]

New Opeth Song Leaks

Opeth

Quick! Before it is pulled down. Go to the end of this post. Listen to “Cusp of Eternity” off of Opeth’s forthcoming LP Pale Communion. The album will be out soon. I forget exactly when. Just listen and let us know how bummed/excited you are.

Opeth’s Next Album Cover Revealed

Pale Communion

And that’s it. Makes me think this one’ll just be Heritage, Part 2, which is fine. I just wish Opeth would find their balls. Pale Communion will be released on August 26 on Roadrunner Records. The cover artwork was once again created by Travis Smith, with art direction by Opeth guitarist and vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt. […]