Sorcerer Returning With New LP

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On March 24, Metal Blade will issue the latest release from Swedish epic doom metallers Sorcerer. Called In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross, a new cut off the disc follows at the end of this post. Pre-orders for the disc are available here. Sorcerer formed in 1988 but split in 1992. A comeback was […]

Ex-Megadeth Members Launch Act Of Defiance


At long last, the new band featuring former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick with drummer Shawn Drover has a name. Act of Defiance is the chosen moniker for the new group, which further boasts Henry Derek (formerly of Scar The Martyr) on vocals and Matt Bachand of Shadows Fall fame on bass. The band is currently […]

Deftones Drummer Starts Tracking Next LP

Abe doing his thing, drinking some coffee

It’s official, baby. The Deftones are recording their next album. An image showing Abe Cunningham, the band’s drummer, behind the kit in a recording studio hit the web today, confirming fans’ suspicions tracking is well underway. The Deftones took a lot of the last year to write the new material, if memory serves. They had […]

Killswitch Engage Previews “Game Of Thrones” Track

Killswitch Engage

In case you were unaware, the boys in Killswitch Engage got together not that long ago to work on a new song, exclusively for the producers of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” The track will appear on a free compilation that will be released soon. We don’t know when, but soon. Be patient. At the end […]

Meshuggah Recognized For Songwriting


Congratulations are in order for Meshuggah. This is a well-deserved award. Something called SKAP awards annual scholarships and prizes to celebrate Swedish creativity across all musical genres. The awards ceremony takes place in tandem with SKAP’s annual spring fling. In 2014, Swedish progressive metal force Meshuggah were awarded an exclusive scholarship for their services to […]

Slayer Book Spring Headlining Dates


There’s a new Slayer album coming out, folks. You know what that means — tour dates must be played to promote that recording. The new Slayer dates follow at the end of this post. Slayer have a 7-inch coming out on April 18 for a new song called “When The Stillness Comes.” And the new […]

Dave Mustaine Says Megadeth Announcement Imminent


That’s right, folks. An official announcement is coming next week from Megadeth, according to Dave Mustaine. And he would know, after all. In a statement online, Dave says that “an official press statement from Megadeth recording the new recording” is due next week. That’s all he revealed. Of course, there’s been lots of speculation about […]

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Detail New Album


A band I love has a new album coming out in late March, it has been revealed. That band is Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The album, to surface March 31, has been titled Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. “Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress finds Godspeed in top form; a sterling celebration of the band’s awesome […]

Keep Of Kalessin Streaming New Track


Wanna hear a new Keep of Kalessin tune? Then head to the end of this post and press play. The song is called “Dark Divinity” and comes from the band’s Indie Recordings album Epistemology. The disc is out today in North America. This band is dope, just FYI.

Marilyn Manson Books Spring Tour

Marilyn Manson

If you missed Marilyn Manson on his most recent run of shows, you may get a second chance to see the shock rocker in action this spring. Not that I’d condone attending a Manson show. I respect Marilyn Manson because he’s a smart motherfucker, but his music has largely failed to resonate with me. But […]