Lamb Of God’s Blythe Joins Samhain In Chi-Town

Randy Blythe

Wanna see something wicked cool that has some pretty shitty audio? Then proceed to the end of this post, where thou shall find a video from Samhain’s performance last night at the Riot Fest in Chicago. Randy Blythe of Lamb of God was in the house, and joined the band on the track “All Hell,” […]

Fantômas To Play ‘Director’s Cut’ In Chile


How awesome. Fantômas are not only playing a show in Chile, but they’re playing one of my favorite Fantômas albums. According to drummer Dave Lombardo, Fantômas’ upcoming live return will be see them play The Director’s Cut in full. That album came out in 2001 and follows below, for the uninitiated. Fantômas reunite for the […]

The Red Chord Revived?

The Red Chord

We’ve heard basically nothing about the Red Chord ever since frontman Guy Kozowyk signed on for a job as a police officer in New England. To be honest, I thought they were on hiatus. But yesterday, the Red Chord announced they’d be playing a show in November. In Japan. At the Pump Up The Volume […]

C.O.C. Drummer Says Keenan Reunion A Go

Corrosion of Conformity

Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin has gone ahead and confirmed the band will reunite with its onetime guitarist and vocalist Pepper Keenan in 2015 to record a new studio album. A tour will follow. Keenan, a member of Down, is still considered to be a in Corrosion of Conformity. He just didn’t take part […]

Mike Portnoy Wouldn’t Bet On Dream Theater Return

Mike Portnoy

At this point, I’m sure Mike Portnoy would rather just forget Dream Theater and his past involvement with it. I mean, this happened recently, and that incident sort of speaks volumes. But everyone who sits down to interview the dude has to bring Dream Theater up, right? Even dudes who should know better, like Tesseract’s […]

Vinnie Paul Bashes “Selfish” Pantera Reunion Talk


I’ve said it time and time again: Everyone just needs to leave Vinnie Paul the fuck alone when it comes to reuniting Pantera, because dude’s clearly not ready. Asked by Germany’s EMP Rock Invasion why he thinks people keep asking him (which was another way of asking him, let’s be honest), the former Pantera and […]

Superjoint Ritual Reunion Confirmed

Superjoint Ritual

Phil Anselmo, the former frontman for Pantera and Down’s current leader, says his Superjoint Ritual project will reunite for an appearance at this year’s edition of the Housecore Horror Film Festival. That goes down in Austin, Texas, from October 23 through October 26 at Emo’s. For legal reasons, the band will perform at the event […]

Haste The Day Return With A Crowdfunding Campaign

What I imagine is all of the dudes who've ever been in Haste The Day

Haste The Day have announced on this day that they will be returning one day, with a crowdfunded new album in tow. The group will be utilizing a revised lineup that spans their career for the effort, according to ThePRP. Here’s how it’s looking: Vocals – Stephen Keech
 Harsh Vocals – Jimmy Ryan
 Guitars/Clean Vocals […]

The Blood Brothers Book More Reunion Gigs

The Blood Brothers

Yes! There’s finally a New York show. In fact, there’s TWO! Yes, people — I am a fan of the Blood Brothers, and I don’t think there’s any shame in that. The Blood Brothers have been booking some reunion shows, and added a bunch to their schedule this week. Here’s the latest on when and […]

2015 Wacken Open Air Sells Out In Record Time

In Flames

The 25th-anniversary edition of Wacken Open Air literally ended 36 hours ago — and already, the promoters have confirmed that next year’s installment of the annual metal festival has sold out. Yes, the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival is already fucking sold out. Damn. You Germans love your metal. This is the tenth year in […]