Fear Factory Sign With Nuclear Blast

Fear Factory

Is it me, or is Nuclear Blast Entertainment heads merely signing the same acts they pinned down for Roadrunner Records all those years ago? Anyone else finding that to be the case? Los Angeles cyber metal outfit Fear Factory have inked with the label, which will release their next studio album, tentatively due in early […]

Nails Signs With Nuclear Blast


It seems like every month for the last year, a band I love has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast. This month, that band is Nails. Nails have signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the division of Nuclear Blast Records headed up in part by Monte Conner of Roadrunner Records. Says Nails vocalist/guitarist Todd […]

Devil You Know To Play As All Devolved Shall Engage

Devil You Know

Not all the time. Just for their first live gig. How clever! See, ‘cause the band’s members are or were also members of All Shall Perish, Devolved, and Killswitch Engage. See what they did there? Devil You Know’s inaugural show is set for the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, California, on February 15. I wonder if […]

Devil You Know Shooting Video

Devil You Know

This is not a post about Devil You Know shooting a video. This is instead a post about the statement Devil You Know made regarding their impending video shoot. “Hey DYK fans,” the message from the band fronted by ex-Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones reads. OK, stop right there. Has this band released a single […]

Devil You Know Playing Australian Shows

Devil You Know

Australia, you’re the lucky ones who’ll be getting the first live shows from new band Devil You Know. Devil You Know is the new group boasting ex-Killswitch Engage vocalist and confessed diabetic Howard Jones. The band also includes All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato and Devolved drummer John Sankey. The band’s first live tour will […]

Ex-KsE Frontman’s Devil You Know Signs Deal

Devil You Know

Nuclear Blast Entertainment has inked a new deal with Devil You Know, the band fronted by ex-Killswitch Engage frontman Howard Jones. This, according to Blabbermouth. The band also boasts Francesco Artusato from All Shall Perish and John Sankey of Devolved. Devil You Know was born out of Artusato and Sankey’s creative quest to stretch beyond […]

Machine Head Plotting Next LP

Robb Flynn

Oh yeah, homie! They just signed a contract with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, and already, Machine Head have revealed they plan to hit the studio soon. With nearly eight songs written, the band plans to enter Green Day’s Jingletown Recording Studios to begin tracking the effort on October 30. Machine Head mastermind Robb Flynn will be […]

Machine Head Ink New Deal

Machine Head

Reports suggest Machine Head have signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Another score for that label. Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the newly launched arm of Nuclear Blast Records, is headed by the band’s longtime friend and former Roadrunner A&R guru Monte Conner, who basically has signed the band a third time in his career. Think […]

Lamb Of God, Machine Head Frontmen Tapped For Mitch Lucker Memorial

Randy Blythe

Yes, it’s true! Suicide Silence’s forthcoming memorial show for their late frontman Mitch Lucker will boast an appearance by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe. Blythe — who was formally indicted on manslaughter charges in Prague yesterday — will be one of several big names joining the tribute gig. Mudvayne’s Chad Gray is also confirmed to […]

Suicide Silence’s Mitch Lucker Laid To Rest

The funeral program

Yup. Suicide Silence’s Mitch Lucker is in the ground. His funeral was today, and attended by family, friends, and band dudes galore. “Had to bury my brother today,” wrote Suicide Silence’s Dan Kenny online. “He looked peaceful when I saw him. It was very hard but it was needed! To the fans just know Mitch loved […]