Killswitch Engage To Start Tracking New LP Next Week

Killswitch Engage

That’s right, kids. Jesse Leach and the rest of Killswitch Engage have been working on new material in recent months, and soon, they’ll start recording their next LP. Bassist Mike D’Antonio says that drum tracking will start next week. As for Leach, who writes a column for GSA, he says he has his “work cut […]

Obscura Guitarist Offers Album Update

Obscura

Tom Geldschläger, who plays guitar for Obscura, has provided fans with an update on the progress the band has been making on its new album. “We’re less than a month away from entering the studio to record the fourth Obscura album, the first one for Sebastian Lanser, Linus Klausenitzer and myself,” he writes online. “Ever […]

Failure’s New Album Coming June 30

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Mark it on your calendars, old people. Failure’s return is officially set for June 30. That is when the band’s comeback LP, The Heart Is A Monster, will be in stores. Something called INresidence/INgrooves Music Group will release it. The band will be Failure’s first new album since 1996’s Fantastic Planet. The new self-produced disc […]

Ken Mode Detail Forthcoming Record

Success

Ken Mode, another band I simply don’t get, has a new album due out on June 16. The Winnipeg power-trio’s new one will be called Success. Here’s the album’s track listing: 1. Blessed 2. These Tight Jeans 3. The Owl 4. I Just Liked Fire 5. Management Control 6. A Passive Disaster 7. Failing At […]

It’s Official: Chris Adler Drumming For Megadeth

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That’s right, people. Chris Adler of Lamb of God is in Megadeth. The worst kept secret in metal has been confirmed. An image of Adler in a Megadeth T-shirt was posted online. To Facebook specifically. It seems to show Adler, or an Adler impersonator, awash in orange. So, that’s awesome.

Overkill Signs New Deal, Announces Symphony X Trek

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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. […]

Araya Offers Update On Next Slayer LP

Slayer

Tom Araya, the dude from Slayer, has spoken to that rag Revolver about his band’s upcoming new album — Slayer’s first in eons not to feature Dave Lombardo or the late Jeff Hanneman. One of Hanneman’s old riffs will appear in one of the album’s songs, Araya said. “Ever since his passing, it’s been like […]

Ex-Chimaira Frontman Guesting On Wretched Pain LP

Mark Hunter in the studio for Wretched Pain's upcoming offering

Ontario-based extreme metal act Wretched Pain have been hard at work as of late, busting out new material in the studio. And it seems they’ve roped in some special talent to guest on their forthcoming album. Namely, Mark Hunter, the frontman for now defunct band Chimaira. We reached out to Mark, who wrote a column […]

Megadeth Releases Video Of Drummer In Action

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Is that Chris Adler’s leg? The following video was released today by Megadeth, who are in a recording studio working on a new record. Presumably, they’ve enlisted Adler, who is the drummer for Lamb of God. Rumors suggest Angra’s Kiko Loureiro is also in the studio with Megadeth, playing second guitar. Adler, of course, is […]

System Of A Down Have New Songs Written

System of a Down

Shavo Odadjian, the bassist for System of a Down, says new music has been written for the band’s next record. He also says that System of a Down will enter the studio in the coming months to record a full-length album. John Golden from this site spoke to Shavo months ago, and finally got around […]