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. […]

Rob Zombie’s Next Record “Sounds Fuckin’ Weird”

Rob Zombie

YEAH!!! He’s never gonna stop, and he’s an astro-freak but ultimately, Rob Zombie is a merch-generating machine. He makes records at a pop star’s rate. It makes sense. His music sounds more pop-like as of late anyways. He has a DVD and book in the making, and a new album. Zombie tells Billboard: “It sounds […]

Phil Anselmo Book Due Out In January

Mouth For War

Pantera and Down frontman Philip Anselmo will release his long-awaited biography early next year. Titled “Mouth For War: Pantera and Beyond,” the book is slated for release on January, 13, 2015, through Gallery Books. Pre-orders for the book are available here. The book’s official press release claims the book covers everything from Pantera’s meteoric rise […]

Devin Townsend’s Writing A Book

Devin Townsend

He should be using me as a ghost writer for Pete’s sake, but yeah, Devin Townsend is working on a book. He has teamed with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on an official book titled “Only Half There.” Let me write it with you Dev. I’m talented, and not annoying like most writers. Says […]

Opeth’s New Album Bumped To August

Opeth

Hardcore Opeth fans are not having a good week. On Tuesday, they were supposed to release a new single on iTunes, and that never happened. There’s a reason why. Pale Communion won’t come out June 17 now. Instead, it will be in stores the day after my birthday. That’s August 26. “Many of you have […]