Mustaine’s Health Issues Force Megadeth’s Motörboat Cruise Withdrawal

Dave Mustaine

Anyone attending Motörhead’s upcoming Motörboat cruise this month will be missing Megadeth. The band’s backed out for medical reasons. In their place, heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance — boasting Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick — has been added to the September 22 through September 26 boat trip. Metal Alleguance will features Down’s Philip […]

Shadows Fall Members To Remain Musically Active

Brian Fair

Shadows Fall is sadly no more, what with yesterday’s announcement they’ve decided to go on hiatus. Yet, the members of Shadows Fall plan to continue making music…just not together. Frontman Brian Fair intends to, anyways, with his Downpour project already in full swing. Drummer Jason Bittner expects to continue recording with various outfits and hopes […]

All That Remains Finish New LP

All That Remains

The making of a shit pile has ended. Massachusetts’ own All That Remains has allegedly completed its latest record. The bastard was recorded in a California recording studio for release later this year or earlier next through Razor & Tie. Josh Wilbur, a cool dude if ever there was one, produced the disc. Offered frontbro […]

Shadows Fall Announce Hiatus

Shadows Fall

Shadows Fall will be going on hiatus. As such, they will embark on their final European tour in less than a week. The “Hell On Earth” trek, with the Acacia Strain, Unearth, and War of Ages, will begin in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 29 and run until September 14. Shadows Fall has been touring non-stop […]

Overcast’s Discography To Be Reissued

This is dope

I have precious few details at this point, but it would appear Bullet Tooth will be reissuing Overcast’s discography soon. Three albums with 45 songs will be re-released. I think the collection will be called Only Death Is Smiling. I could be wrong though. The band — featuring members of Shadows Fall and Killswitch Engage […]

Riffs Coming Together For Next Shadows Fall

Shadows Fall

The guys at SkullsNBones spoke with our pal Brian Fair from Shadows Fall last month, and Mr. Fair — who writes a column for us, when he has time — claims music is slowly coming together for the next Shad record. Blabbermouth transcribed the interview. Brian said that the last two years have been busy […]

Guest Column: Three Bands You May Not Know But Should By HUSH.’s Charles Cure

HUSH.

By now, you should know the drill. We’ve been having musicians from across metal’s grand spectrum pen brief guest columns for us on a number of engaging topics: must-read books, must-see films, and bands you may not know but absolutely should. Today’s column comes from HUSH. fromntman Charles Cure. I have a lot of friends […]

Shadows Fall’s Merch Pilfered In North Carolina

Shadows Fall

So, for some reason, two dudes stole all of Shadows Fall’s merch as the band were performing last night in Raleigh, North Carolina. Somewhere in North Carolina, two dudes have hundreds of Shadows Fall shirts right now. In various sizes. Either they plan to try to sell the merch online, or they never want to […]

Shadows Fall’s Summer Tour Expanding

Shadows Fall

More and more dates are being added all the time to Shadows Fall’s current itinerary of summer shows. That’s cool. Brian Fair and the boys can handle it. The summer U.S. trek will feature direct support from a band called Dead By Wednesday, who I still need to check out. Here’s when and where the […]

Shadows Fall Plotting Summer Tour

Shadows Fall

Dates have begun to trickle out for a summer tour headlined by the one and only Shadows Fall. Support for most of the dates being scheduled will come from a band called Dead By Wednesday. What follows is a list of the dates we know about at this point. By the way, did you know […]