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 […]

Savatage Announce 2015 Reunion Gig


Classic American metal outfit Savatage will reform next year for an exclusive European appearance at the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival. Not sure where you stand on this band, but they were rather influential. On a ton of bands you probably like. So there. The band’s been inactive since 2002. Next year’s Wacken Open Air […]

God Dethroned Reuniting For Metal Cruise

God Dethroned

It’s been two years since they played their farewell performance on board 70000 Tons of Metal cruise. Now, the band’s announced its return at the 2015 installment of the metal cruise. Says frontman Henri Sattler: “In early 2011, I was facing two options: one was to announce a break, and the other option was to […]

Daughters Planning New Record?


I happen to loves me some Daughters, so you best believe I was popping a rod late last night when I saw the band’s maybe got a new record in the works, possibly. It seems the band was “Listening to some new demos” yesterday. This Facebook post tells me so. That, I would presume, means […]

Drowningman Reunites, Books Three Shows


I am not sure how extended this reunion will be, or whether it’s permanent or what, but I’m excited to reveal that Drowningman’s gotten back together for a trio of shows. They’ll be the band’s first in more than 10 years, basically. I’m amped. One’s in Brooklyn, and I was always a fan of Drowningman, […]

Ihsahn Thinks Black Metal Has “Gone Gray”


Not for nothing, but the dude is spot on about that. I don’t think I could have said that shit any better myself. The extreme, unpolished power of the overall genre’s just been waning for me for years now. So lately, I’ve found myself going back to Emperor. How appropriate that Ihsahn would bemoan black […]

Atreyu Returns; World Collectively Gives No Fucks


I know what the world was missing the last three years: Atreyu’s music. No wonder everything’s been going to shit. We haven’t had the chance to experience new music from one of the most mediocre bands of musicians ever assembled. Today, Atreyu announced its return from hiatus. The reunited lineup, featuring vocalist Alex Varkatzas, drummer […]