Ozzy Osbourne Wants Bill Ward Back In Black Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne has spoken to Esquire, and the Black Sabbath frontman appears to want original drummer Bill Ward back in the band for their forthcoming album. Sabbath and Ward had it out in 2012, when Ward was fired by Sharon Osbourne. Ozzy later said in interviews Ward couldn’t hack it anymore behind the kit. Black […]

Listen To A New Carcass Track — Now!

You know you want it

Carcass have released a lyric video for a new track you’ve never heard before. The video for “Livestock Marketplace” follows at the end of this post. The tune comes from the band’s Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel EP, which will be out November 11. I have it. The thing rules. How these songs were left off the […]

Brujeria Are Back

Brujeria

Holy fucking shit! Brujeria — boasting members of Carcass and Napalm Death — are returning, folks. The band has signed a new deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. They have a new album all set for release in 2015, too. This is the best news I’ve heard since she said told me her period came. The […]

BTB&M’s Tommy Rogers Streaming Solo Tune

Thomas Giles

Between The Buried And Me frontman Tommy Rogers is streaming a new song from his forthcoming second Thomas Giles record. The song at the end of this post is called “I Appear Disappear” and comes from Modern Noise. The track includes a guest solo from Between The Buried And Me bandmate Paul Waggoner. Rogers said […]

Attila Guitarist Quits

Attila

Sure, that band Attila is unlistenable tripe. But whenever someone makes a move to better themselves, I like to highlight that. Attila guitarist Nate Salameh has left the band, because he’s trying to dry up. He writes online: “It was apparent to the people who are close to me (including the guys in the band) […]

Slayer’s King Hypes Next LP

Kerry King

He could tell me the album is the greatest thing to happen since Kate Upton’s massive rack, and I still wouldn’t sit down with the impending Slayer record for a listen. Slayer’s last few albums have been identical — they’ve all sucked. So don’t think it strange I’m not buying into Slayer guitarist Kerry King’s […]

Slipknot’s Root Talks Paul Gray’s Addiction

Slipknot

The late Paul Gray’s widow has suggested that at the height of her husband’s addiction, the guys in Slipknot basically blew off the bassist and wouldn’t help get him the treatment that could have saved his life. Now, Slipknot guitarist Jim Root is claiming the band’s members did everything they could to get Gray help, […]

Listen To A New Job For A Cowboy Tune — Right Now!

Job For A Cowboy

The new Job For A Cowboy album arrived in my inbox for download this morning. Have I listened to it yet? No. This new At The Gates joint has my full attention now. But if new Job For A Cowboy music appeals to your inner child, head to the end of this post, where a […]

Skindred Signs With Napalm

Skindred

OK. This is interesting news, insomuch as I have no idea who’s going to actually care. But, Skindred have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band has been working on a new album for the label. Skindred will be on tour with Steel Panther in the U.K. next year. The dates for that […]

Five Finger Death Punch Frontman Plots Solo Release

Ivan's moody

Isn’t it bad enough we have to hear the dude’s voice whenever Five Finger Death Punch releases an album? Now we’ve gotta put up with solo material from this fart-knocker? Yes, folks — Ivan Moody was on Jamey Jasta’s podcast and said he’s working on his own solo album. Since the dude can’t play instruments […]