Slayer Release New Song, Sign With Nuclear Blast

Slayer

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 […]

Origin Sign European Deal

Origin

That’s right, people. Technical death metal masters Origin have inked a European deal with Agonia Records. The band’s follow-up to 2011′s Entity, Omnipresent, will be made available this summer through Nuclear Blast in the U.S. Says the band: “Origin is proud to be a part of the Agonia Records family! We feel that this is […]

Machine Head Seek Dismissal Of Ex-Bassist’s Suit

Adam Duce

Machine Head have filed paperwork seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against by their former bassist, Adam Duce. Papers from Machine Head’s attorneys contend Duce’s suit “failed to state a claim for federal trademark infringement.” Further, the suit claims Duce “failed to state any claim against [Machine Head’s new bassist] Jared MacEachern or [the […]

Former Torche Guitarist Guests On Killer Be Killed LP

Killer Be Killed

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato was just interviewed on TotalRock Radio and said that Torche’s former guitarist appears on the self-titled debut from metal supergroup Killer Be Killed. Killer Be Killed boasts Max Cavalera of Sepultura and Soulfly fame with Mastodon’s Troy Sanders and Dave Elitch (formerly of The Mars Volta. According to Greg, […]

Helloween Back With Nuclear Blast

Helloween

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 […]

Musings From A Curmudgeon: Killer Be Killed Will Be A Massive Letdown

Killer Be Killed

There has been substantial coverage about this band here on GSA. I, for one, have been extremely excited about this project. I mean, Max Cavalera is in it. He’s the dude who’s responsible for the records Arise and Beneath the Remains. Those two albums barely contain a typhoon of whipping riffage and unbridled passion. Cavalera […]

Killer Be Killed Sounds Like Awesome: Listen To Two Tracks Now

Killer Be Killed

I may be more excited for the Killer Be Killed record than anyone else on planet Earth. Ever since I first learned of the project, boasting members of Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, and Soulfly, I’ve wanted to listen to the band’s music. Today, I got my first chance, and holy fuck, am I into it. […]

Listen To Two New Triptykon Tunes — Now!

Triptykon

Head to the end of this post. There, you will find not one but two new tunes from Triptykon. The tunes — “Breathing” and “Boleskine House” — are taken from Melana Chasmata, the band’s second album, in stores April 15. If these two songs do nothing for you, I feel sorry for your ass. You’re […]

Killer Be Killed Detail Debut Disc

Killer Be Killed

Get excited, kids. A long-gestating heavy metal supergroup is finally ready to release an album. Killer Be Killed — boasting Soulfly’s Max Cavalera with The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato, Mastodon’s Troy Sanders and former Mars Volta member Dave Elitch — will release their debut album on May 9 (Europe), May 12 (UK) and May […]

Triptykon Frontman Asks Fans Not To Buy Box Set

Triptykon

This is something you don’t see every day. Triptykon’s frontman and guitarist Tom Gabriel Warrior has asked fans not to purchase a box set that Century Media will soon release in conjunction with his band’s newest album, Melana Chasmata. From Facebook: “A personal message from Tom Gabriel Warrior: ‘The box set with extra items, limited […]