Overkill Signs New Deal, Announces Symphony X Trek


Nuclear Blast has done it again. They’ve signed another iconic metal band, adding Overkill to its already impressive roster. The band’s first release through Nuclear Blast will be a box set, featuring selections from Overkill’s back catalogue. That box will be ready to open this fall. Overkill’s manager John Finberg spoke on the new deal. […]

Rob Halford Inks Deal With Sony


It was announced today that Rob Halford has signed a worldwide rights deal with Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings. The Judas Priest and Fight frontman’s new agreement will include individual album catalog titles and audio-visual releases. Upcoming Rob Halford anthology titles will include an Essential and Playlist collection with plans for a definitive Complete […]

Ex-Slayer Drummer’s Meshiaak Signs Deal

Jon Dette

Former Testament and Slayer drummer Jon Dette has a band called Meshiaak and they have signed a record deal with Mascot Label Group. Meshiaak also includes ex-4Arm singer Danny Tomb and Teramaze guitarist Dean Wells. The band will begin tracking its new album next week. The record, to be called Alliance Of Thieves, will be […]

Black Cobra Inks New Deal

Black Cobra

Season of Mist has signed Black Cobra to its illustrious roster. The American sludge act will hit a recording studio soon to start tracking their Season of Mist debut, which the label plans to release later in the year. Black Cobra commented: “We are very excited to be on Season of Mist with such a […]

Touché Amoré Sign With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Touché Amoré

I’m not sure if you’re familiar with Touché Amoré. I know a few cats who dig these post-hardcore dudes. Personally, I dig the band’s music. So, take that for what it’s worth. Anyways, strangely, Jay-Z has taken an interest in the group. Not sure how that will work out but, we will see, won’t we. […]

Gorgoroth Sign Deal For Next Album


I happen to be a fan of Gorgoroth. I just think they’re somewhat lackadaisical, which some folks could accuse me of being and rightly so. I feel like it’s been forever since we’ve gotten some new Gorgoroth, but that will change in June with the release of Instinctus Bestialis. The band just signed with Soulseller […]

Beastmilk Part With Guitarist, Change Name

Grave Pleasures

Beastmilk is no more. The band has ditched its name after parting ways with guitarist and co-founding member Johan “Goatspeed” Snell. Now, the remaining members of Beastmilk will carry on as Grave Pleasures. Says the band in a statement: “We ask you to understand that both sides did absolutely everything they could to make things […]

Grave Desecrator Ink New Deal


Brazilian black metal horde Grave Desecrator have signed with Season of Mist. Grave Desecrator will release its new album later this year, according to a press release. Said the band’s bassist E. Necrogoat: “A pact has been sealed, and we are very proud of it! Season of Mist will be in charge to spread our […]

Wilson Ink New Deal


Wilson, a band some people dig but I’m not really especially into, has inked a new deal with Razor & Tie. The band have a new album recorded, which they’d worked on with producer Johnny Andrews down in Hotlanta. The album will be released later this year. Said the band’s Chad Nicefield: “Wilson is a […]

Suburban Scum Ink Deal


Closed Casket Activities has roped in Suburban Scum, signing the group to a new deal. The label will release the band’s full-length debut sometime this summer. An exact release date is being worked out. Tracking for their inaugural offering was overseen by producer Will Putney. The band will tour next month with Expire and Rotting […]