Slayer’s Kerry King: New LP Bostaph’s Reign


When God Hates Us All was released, an album I’d considered pretty execrable, Kerry King called the Slayer record Paul Bostaph’s Reign In Blood. Forget that, though. He’s changed his mind. Now Kerry, who has been doing a great deal of press lately for this forthcoming Slayer LP, is claiming in a chat with Loudwire […]

Planes Mistaken For Stars Book Summer Shows

Planes Mistaken For Stars

Post-hardcore heroes Planes Mistaken For Stars are back together, some two-and-a-half year after their last show. We’ve heard little if anything from Planes Mistaken For Stars ever since, but their silence was broken today. A press release claims the band “have been quietly and persistently working on new music, due to surface on Deathwish sometime […]

Thy Art Is Murder Reveal Scrapped Album Cover

The album's original cover

I’m kind of glad they changed it, because really, the only thing that pops into my head when I see the image affixed to this blog post is “What the fuck?” As in, what the fuck were you idiots fucking thinking, trying to glorify suicide vests like that? I’m guessing no thinking went into it […]

Lamb Of God Tease New Music

Lamb of God

Say what?!? Yup. Lamb of God have expanding their social media horizons, launching an official Instagram account. The band’s first post follows at the end of this post, and seems to indicate new music is definitely in the works. Randy Blythe, Lamb of God’s frontman, posted a message on Instagram promoting his “day job,” which […]

Sepultura Releasing EP As Tribute To Fans

People have Sepulture tattoos? Weird.

Brazilian and American metal legends Sepultura — or what’s passing for the band these days — are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and today announced they will be releasing a special tribute to their fans. The band had asked fans to contribute to the artwork for a new track, and the result is Sepultura […]

Megadeth: Recording Lineup Picture Posted

Studio Megadeth

The first photo of the recording lineup of Megadeth has been released. And it’s right there, to the right. It appears Dave Ellefson has finally joined the band in the studio for its fifteenth album. As you should know by know, Ellefson and Megadeth’s other Dave, Mr. Mustaine, will be working on the new material […]

Mutoid Man Streaming New Track

Mutoid Man

That is correct, you bastard of a bitch! Mutoid Man is returning. With a new album, no less! The band featuring Cave In leader Stephen Brodsky, Converge and All Pigs Must Die drummer Ben Koller and Nick Cageao on bass make wonderfully progressive rock music together. The song at the end of this post is […]

Faith No More Reissues Planned

Angel Dust

Leave it to Rhino Records to cash in on Faith No More’s return. The label that only puts out lame and/or old shit has revealed plans for the release of double-disc and vinyl deluxe versions of the Faith No More albums The Real Thing and Angel Dust. The updated CD editions of the records will […]

Lorna Shore Detail Forthcoming Record


Lorna Shore will drop a new album on June 9 called Psalms. Density Records is releasing the new Lorna Shore LP. Producer Will Putney helmed the recording sessions at The Machine Shop studios. This spring, the band will be touring the states with Deicide, Entombed A.D. and others as part of the Metal Alliance trek. […]

Iced Earth Working On New Disc


The Judas Goat may very well end up being the name of the forthcoming Iced Earth album, which the band will begin recording this spring. Iced Earth has to go on hiatus so band leader Jon Schaffer could have a second cervical fusion operation. “The recovery after this surgery has been more difficult than the […]