Six Feet Under Streaming New Song

Crypt of the Devil

Six Feet Under are streaming yet another new track from their forthcoming LP. The song is called “Gruesome” and follows at the end of this post. The track is from Six Feet Under’s Crypt Of The Devil, which will be out in a matter of weeks. Yes, I understand this song made its debut online […]

Norway’s Shining Signs With Spinefarm


A new album is on the way from Norwegian “blackjazz” outfit Shining. The band has inked a worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records. The as-yet untitled new album will be released through the label later in the year. The disc was recorded already, and Sean Bevan mixed it. Says Shining’s Jørgen Munkeby: “Our new album is […]

Former Evile Guitarist Debuts New Tune

Ol Drake

The title to onetime Evile guitarist Ol Drake’s new song is apropos. It’s called “Guitarists Playing Guitars,” and follows at the end of this post. The track boasts contributions from Exodus and Slayer guitarist Gary Holt, James Murphy from Death, Sylosis’ Josh Middleton, and Amit Sharma. Drake’s new album, Old Rake, also boasts Fear Factory […]

Cradle Of Filth Reveal New Album’s Art

Hammer of the Witches

The cover for the new album from Cradle of Filth has been unveiled. I know you’re probably dry with anticipation. The record is called Hammer of the Witches, which is suspiciously similar to the title of an album released last year. The new album will be out this July, according to Cradle of Filth. Cradle’s […]

Jungle Rot Tracking New LP

Jungle Rot

They’ve been booked to perform this summer on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. So naturally, Jungle Rot’s gotta release a new album they can sell to the kids who actually shell out money to see this year’s lineup perform. It’d be cool to see King Diamond again, but me? I’d rather have bile botox injections […]

Nihilistinen Barbaarisuus Exclusive Album Stream: The Child Must Die


It’s Sunday, people. In New York City, the weather is spectacular — a welcome sign following that long, dismal winter we had. Anyways, today seemed like as good a day as any to bring you an exclusive album stream from a U.S. black metal band we’ve long been champions of: Nihilistinen Barbaarisuus. The Philadelphia-based band […]

Grave Pleasures Signs With Sony

Grave Pleasures

This should work out well. The band that used to call itself Beastmilk has inked a new recording contract with Sony Music. Grave Pleasures will be heading into the studio this May with award-winning producer Tom Dalgety to begin recording, with an eye towards releasing it this September. The band has a new drummer, Uno […]

Kirk Hammett Loses Riff-Filled Phone

Kirk Hammett

Apparently, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett likes to record riff ideas on his phone for future use. Similarly, I record voice notes to myself with my phone, with ideas for books and screenplays I’ll probably never get around to writing. Hammett, a recent guest on Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta’s podcast according to Blabbermouth, claims he lost […]

Lamb Of God Frontman Contributes To New Sourvein

Randy Blythe

With his drummer busy in Nashville with Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe has been busying himself with other projects. He’s got a book to proof, and he’s even participating in the recording of Sourvein’s forthcoming new album, Aquatic Occult. The album will be out this summer on Metal Blade with Corrosion Of […]

Listen To A New Slayer Track — Now!


Quick! Head to the end of this post. That is where you will find a new song from Slayer streaming for free. The track is called “When The Stillness Comes”, which will be available for sale as part of Record Store Day on April 18. It boasts Gary Holt of Exodus, of course. It will […]