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 […]

Family Book Tour Dates

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What’s that? You forgot about that band Family? To be honest, so did I with all the new releases that have been hitting recently, and because, well, the Brooklyn band has not been up to too much lately. But that’s about to change. Family — who have undergone some lineup changes they’ve yet to disclose […]

Suicidal Tendencies Book Shows

Suicidal Tendencies

That’s right, people. Suicidal Tendencies have announced a handful of final headlining shows for 2014. No dates are currently booked for the new year, as far as I can tell. Suicidal Tendencies cam be seen at the following venues on the following dates: 12/8: Denver, CO @ Summit 12/9: Salt Lake City, UT @ The […]

Skindred Signs With Napalm

Skindred

OK. This is interesting news, insomuch as I have no idea who’s going to actually care. But, Skindred have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band has been working on a new album for the label. Skindred will be on tour with Steel Panther in the U.K. next year. The dates for that […]

At The Gates, Converge Tour Confirmed

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At The Gates will be touring with Converge next spring as part of the Decibel Magazine tour. We’ve got a long time to wait before this tour commences. Vallenfyre will open on the run. “Super-stoked at finally getting to be part of the Decibel tour!” enthuses At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg. “A great mag, […]

Crowbar, Unearth To Tour

Crowbar

Happy Monday, motherfuckers. What a shitty fucking weekend. Sure, I got to see Amon Amarth and Skeletonwitch, but my Sunday was spent in bed, feeling like ass. Saturday was spent dealing with a break-up. All in all, the weekend was weak sauce. But today’s going to be much better. I just learned that Crowbar will […]

Skeletonwitch Frontman Leaves Band’s Tour

Skeletonwitch without Chance at St. Vitus

Last night, Skeletonwitch played a set in Brooklyn without their frontman, Chance Garnette. Chance’s brother, guitarist Nate Garnette, explained at the show’s outset that the singer had to return to Ohio “to take care of some personal” matters. There’s no word yet on what this personal issue is, or when Chance will be back with […]

Structures Announce Impending Hiatus

Structures

A band I could never get into is getting out of the music business. Toronto-based Structures has announced plans to go on hiatus at the end of the year. Before they call it a day, they will play a handful of Canadian shows with Obey The Brave, Exalt, and Villains. Says the band: “We are […]

Despised Icon Touring In December

Despised Icon

After a brief stint of reunion shows this past summer, Despised Icon will returning to the road this winter for some North American shows. Says band vocalist Alex Erian: “Cheers to everyone that came out to our reunion shows this summer. The response was overwhelming. It felt just like in the good old days. We […]

Battlecross, Wretched To Tour

Battlecross

Battlecross, Wretched, and War Of Ages will be teaming up this winter for a tour that will be appropriately called the “Winter Warriors Tour.” I will definitely be catching this tour when it rolls through my area. Battlecross are bomb. Don Slater, the band’s bassist, writes a column for us. You can check out his […]