Slayer Release New Song, Sign With Nuclear Blast


Wanna hear a new, yet totally mediocre song from Slayer called “Implode?” Then head to the end of this post, people. That’s where you will find the band’s first new studio recording in five fucking years. It’s actually almost unlistenable. It’s a shame when a band that used to be great can’t admit to itself […]

Harley Flanagan Inks Southern Lord Deal

Harley and his hounds

NYHC legend Harley Flanagan is hard at work on an LP that will be released later this year through Southern Lord. The one-time Cromags frontman recently started working on the album, laying down the basic tracks for the impending yet-to-be-named offering, which will close the extensive twelve-year gap since the Harley’s War’s initial works were […]

Malpractice Sign With Sensory


That’s right, people. It’s a beautiful Sunday and I am indoors, writing posts for my dinky little blog. What’s wrong with me?!? Other than anti-social personality disorder? I don’t know man. All I do know is Finland’s Malpractice have signed a deal with Sensory Records. The progressive metal act inked the new deal with Sensory […]

Revocation Working On New Album


It’s true. Revocation have announced they’re working on a new album, their first as part of a new deal with Metal Blade Records. Says GSA food columnist Dave Davidson: “We are very stoked to announce that we have signed with Metal Blade! We are all extremely proud to be a part of a label with […]

Sirenia Return To Napalm


Napalm Records today announced the signing of Norwegian gothic metal act Sirenia. A press release says the Austrian label is more than excited to welcome back the band on their artist roster.   “Morten is an amazing songwriter and with his band Sirenia they still belong to the top of Gothic Metal. We barely can’t […]

Visigoth Sign New Deal


Salt Lake City is home to a band called Visigoth. That band has now inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. Congrats to them for such a worldly achievement. Visigoth have begun tracking their debut for the label at Boar’s Nest Studios with Andy Patterson producing the fucker. More on that release when it becomes […]

Helloween Back With Nuclear Blast


German metal legends Helloween have returned to its old label home, Nuclear Blast. The band did release two albums with the label — 2000‘s The Dark Ride and 2003’s Rabbit Don’t Come Easy — and those efforts have since been reissued with bonus content. Nuclear Blast is overwhelmed to bring the band back into the […]

Nonpoint Sign With Metal Blade


What a progressive signing! Metal Blade Records has added Nonpoint its global roster of artists. Metal Blade will serve as the label home for the band outside North America, where Nonpoint remains signed to Razor & Tie. “This is a dream situation for us,” explains Nonpoint vocalist Elias Soriano. “Just getting an offer from Metal […]

Aborym Sign With Agonia


That’s right, folks. Italian/Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metal act Aborym — who feature in their ranks Fabban and Paolo Pieri from Hour of Penance — have inked a new deal with Agonia Records. Aborym, which also boasts former Emperor drummer Bård G. “Faust” Eithun, will release a seventh LP through the new deal. There is no […]

Amberian Dawn Ink New Deal

Amberian Dawn

Finnish female-fronted symphonic metal act Amberian Dawn have inked a new deal. With who? Napalm Records, that’s who! The band will release its new album, Magic Forest, in June. There’s a forest where I grew up that people call magical. I would find used condoms hanging from tree branches, and there was nothing magical about […]