Leach Issues Update On The Empire Shall Fall

Jesse Leach

Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach has checked in with a lengthy update on one of his side projects, The Empire Shall Fall. The group will be playing some shows soon, and have material written for their new EP, Vol 2. The Heart Chakra, Jesse reveals. “Its been well over a year since I had the […]

Overcast Book New England Gigs


Four Overcast shows have been booked. Alas, none are coming to New York. They’ll all be happening in New England, where the band is from, of course. Overcast, if you didn’t know (you are obviously new to this site), features members of Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall. The band will be play the following shows, […]

In This Moment Reveal New Album’s Cover

Black Widow

And holy fuck, did they have to airbrush the fuck out of it. You can tell they did. Not that anyone actually cars, but In This Moment today revealed the cover art for their new album Black Widow. The disc will hit stores on November 18. The record will be the band’s first for Atlantic […]

Ancient VVisdom Return With Sacrificial


Cleveland, Ohio’s occult death rock conjurors Ancient VVisdom will release their third full-length, entitled Sacrificial, later this Fall via Magic Bullet Records. I know this because I received a press release to that effect. So stop doubting and questioning me and my sources, fucker. On Sacrificial, “Ancient VVisdom delivers ten tracks that continue to push […]

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 […]