Stone Sour Covers Album In The Works

Elton John called. He wants his suit back.

Great. Just what the world needs. A cover album from Stone Sour. Super. It’ll be called Meanwhile In Burbank and drums for it are now being tracked in the Burbank, California-based studio of the group’s drummer, Roy Mayorga. Hence, the title. No word yet on what covers will appear on the disc. But let’s hope […]

Napalm Death Name New Album

Napalm Death

The new one from British grindcore legends Napalm Death will be released on January 27, 2015. The band’s 15th studio album, Apex Predator – Easy Meat, will be released by Century Media Records. Says vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway: “Sometimes you have to ponder long and hard for an album title, but following the Rana Plaza […]

Gunshy Assassin Presents: The Disastercast With The Banner’s Joey Southside


This week’s podcast is a real winner, folks. We’ve got Joey Southside from The Banner on today as our guest. Plus we recap all the latest metal headlines for you, in only the way we know how. The Banner’s forthcoming album is called Greying and it kicks major ass. Believe you me. You need to […]

Hate Eternal Get New Drummer

Chason Westmoreland

Florida-based extreme metal act Hate Eternal have added drummer Chason Westmoreland to the group’s ranks. The Las Vegas native has already laid down drum tracks for the band’s forthcoming album. Westmoreland will also join the band on the upcoming tour, which is scheduled to begin in the spring. The 25-year-old has been playing drums since […]

Unleashed Recording New Disc


That’s right, folks. Swedish death metal outfit Unleashed have entered a recording studio to begin tracking their 12th full-length album. The new disc will be out in the spring of 2015. Not sure what label it’ll be released on, though. Unleashed’s last album, Odalheim, was released in 2012 through Nuclear Blast. The band’s current lineup […]

Hope Drone Sign With Relapse

Hope Drone

An awesome fucking band has joined the ranks at Relapse Records. Australia’s Hope Drone have inked with the label. You can hear what they sound like at the end of this post. If you don’t dig what they’re up to, I sincerely feel sorry for you. Those ears of yours suck. After supporting acts like […]

Black Breath Plot Third LP

Black Breath

Southern Lord Recordings is amped-up to announce that brutalizing Seattle quintet, Black Breath, has locked in some studio time late this autumn to harness their third full-length album for the label. The band will return to GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts, to record once again with Kurt Ballou of Converge producing. Black Breath will begin […]

As Blood Runs Black: Pulling A Blake Judd?

As Blood Runs Black

If Facebook posts are to be believed, fans of that band As Blood Runs Black are none too happy this morning they forked over money a year ago to fund the band’s new album. The record — called Ground Zero — is in stores now, but digital copies of the album have not been delivered […]

Armored Saint Working On New Album

John Bush

The new year will see a new album from Armored Saint. The Veteran Los Angeles metal act has inked a new deal with Metal Blade Records. “We have been with Metal Blade for the last three records now,” Armored Saint singer John Bush said during an appearance on the inaugural episde of the “Inside Metal” […]

All-Female Metal Act Conquer Divide Inks Deal

Conquer Divide

It’s official, folks. Conquer Divide have been signed to Artery Recordings, who sent me the new Hoods album without making it downloadable. Darts. The all-gal metal band’s currently working on a new album, which is expected to see the light of retail in 2015. Before then, Conquer Divide’s new single, “At War,” will be available […]