Xibalba Streaming Song From New Disc


California’s own Xibalba have released a first taste from their forthcoming LP. Tierra Y Libertad will be available on January 27 through Southern Lord. What follows is a cut from it called “Invierno.” Enjoy. Or don’t. I’m neutral. No skin off my sack if you don’t listen to it. Doubt I’ll be getting any advertising […]

Gift Giver Sign With Century Media

Gift Giver

A Detroit-based band Gift Giver have inked a deal with Century Media. A press release characterizes the band’s sound as “tech/nu-metal.” Hmm. I looked them up online. They sound like they all love Meshuggah. But so many bands sound like that these days. I posted one of their lyric videos at the end of this […]

Taake Releasing Stridens Hus In February

Stridens Hus

Mark it on your calendars, people. February 10 is the release date for Taake’s next album, Stridens Hus. The disc will be the Norwegian black metal outfit’s sixth LP. Here’s the album’s track listing: 1. Gamle Norig 2. Orm 3. Det Fins En Prins 4. Stank  5. En Sang til Sand Om Ildebrann 6. Kongsgaard […]

Corrosion Of Conformity Working In 2015 With Pepper


That’s right, folks. The long-awaited return of Pepper Keenan to Corrosion of Conformity will happen in 2015. You can bet your bottom dollar. The band will record a new studio disc with Pepper, who has been busy in recent years with Down, and tour. In a new interview with IndyWeek, drummer Reed Mullin said: “Pepper […]

Nightkin Detail New Album


Nightkin, the band boasting Mike “Gunface” McKenzie of The Red Chord with ex-The Black Dahlia Murder drummer Zach Gibson, will release a new album in 2015. It’s been revealed that Oath Of Elucidation will receive a vinyl release via Corpse Flower Records. What follows is a track the band just released. It’s actually a cover […]

Iron Maiden’s Christmas Card Has People Guessing

The Maiden Xmas Card

Legendary metal band Iron Maiden has released its 2014 Christmas card, and that card has fans asking a ton of questions. First, is there a hidden meaning behind the card? Chances are the answer’s “yes.” Maiden’s card boasts band mascot, Eddie, running out from a studio and with a sign that says “UROTON 51.” Some […]

Terror Universal: Great, More Dudes In Masks


Frankly, if you wear a mask in a band, I can’t take you at all seriously. I don’t care, man. That shit’s weak. Now meet Terror Universal, a new masked horror metal band. The band boasts current and former members of Machine Head, Soulfly and Ill Nino. Of course, none of them will identify themselves. […]

Lord Dying Streaming Another New Song

Lord Dying

Those righteous dudes from Lord Dying have debuted another new cut off of their forthcoming record. Head to the end of this post to check out “An Open Sore,” which features guest vocals by Aaron Beam of Red Fang. The track will appear on the band’s new album, Poisoned Altars, which is due out January […]

All That Remains Release New Album’s Track Listing

The Order Of Things

Yes, folks — this somehow passes for news these days. A mediocre band revealing the track listing for their almost-certainly shitty new album is news in the metal blogosphere, especially when that band is All That Remains, and one of the songs on their new album is called “Tru-Kvlt-Metal.” That’d be the day, huh kids? […]

Juliette Lewis Cameos On Giraffe Tongue Orchestra LP

Juliette Lewis and Ben Weinman

A week or more ago (I can’t honestly remember), we posted a photo showing Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman working on a computer, in the same room as actress and songstress Juliette Lewis. Well, turns out he was tracking Juliette’s vocals for a cameo appearance on the debut from Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. I’m not sure […]