Butcher Babies Broad Releasing Novel


I swear to fuck…anyone can get a book deal. Me, a natural born writer? Nope. I seem to be the only dude who can’t bag a book deal, and I’m fucking tired of it. Even one of the chicks from Butcher Babies, Carla Harvey, has a novel coming out. And on my birthday, no less. […]

Kirk Hammett Guests On New Exodus LP

Kirk Hammett

Not that I needed another reason to listen to the forthcoming Exodus record when it drops, but Kirk Hammett of Metallica apparently guests on the fucker. Kirk tells RollingStone.com that he recently laid down a guitar solo on song “Salt In The Wound” on Blood In, Blood Out, which will be out this fall, with […]

Video: Exodus Returns To The Stage With Zetro


At the end of this post, you can watch some fan-filmed video footage of Exodus’ July 12 performance at Antwerp Metal Fest in Antwerp, Belgium. It was Exodus’ second show with singer Steve “Zetro” Souza since he rejoined the band a month ago. The band played one day earlier at the Bang Your Head!!! festival […]

At The Gates Provide Studio Update

At The Gates

At The Gates have gone online to provide fans with an update on the progress they’re making with the recording of their new album. Called At War With Reality, the band’s enlisted producer Jens Bogren to helm the sessions. A fall release date is in the works “5 songs left for the bass tracking,” says […]

Exodus Album Gets Name


That’s right, lovers of the thrash. Bay Area bad boys Exodus have christened their forthcoming album. It’ll be called Blood In, Blood Out. That a reference to boners? Because I’ve got a rager for this album. Look for that album to hit stores in late October through Nuclear Blast. The CD’s the band’s first since […]

Periphery Recording Next Album

Periphery's drummer gets ready to track

Yes, folks — it’s true! The recording sessions for the new Periphery album have commenced. They started on Monday, in fact. The band’s already revealed the album’s title will be Juggernaut, so, now you know. Periphery plan to track 15 songs in all, with an album set for release early next year on Sumerian Records.

Exodus’ Holt Won’t Air Band’s Dirty Laundry

Gary Holt

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt has taken to the webernets, defending the way the band just fired its former lead singer, Rob Dukes, but he won’t be getting into specifics, he said. He claims “much time” was spent considering the move before the band pulled the trigger, bringing back Dukes’ predecessor, Steve “Zetro” Souza. Holt denies […]

Corrosion Of Conformity, Lord Dying To Tour

Lord Dying

The last two weeks of August will be good ones for those of you living on the West Coast. Corrosion of Conformity will be headlining a tour that kicks off August 21 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and runs through September 1 in Vancouver, a city I love. Lord Dying will be opening. Bl’ast and […]

Rob Dukes Talks About Exodus Dismissal

Rob Dukes

Over on Blabbermouth, there’s a transcript from the “Blood, Sweat And Metal” podcast, in which Rob Dukes discusses his unceremonious dismissal from Exodus. He was notified as he was on his honeymoon that the band would be moving on without him, despite the work they had already been doing on a new disc. “I haven’t […]

Zetro Done Tracking Vocals For New Exodus LP


That’s right, folks. Just like that, Steve “Zetro” Souza — who just rejoined Exodus like two weeks ago or some shit — is done tracking vocals for the band’s next full-length studio offering. Zetro says in this interview that the record is due out this fall on Nuclear Blast. “I basically finished my parts on […]