Rob Halford Inks Deal With Sony


It was announced today that Rob Halford has signed a worldwide rights deal with Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings. The Judas Priest and Fight frontman’s new agreement will include individual album catalog titles and audio-visual releases. Upcoming Rob Halford anthology titles will include an Essential and Playlist collection with plans for a definitive Complete […]

Old Man Gloom To Release Two Albums Next Week

Old Man Gloom

Why isn’t this a delightful little surprise! Old Man Gloom (the band boasting members of Converge, Cave In and the band Isis) will release not one but two records next week, both named The Ape of God. Confused? I’m sorry. What are you a dolt? Two separate albums…same name. Not that hard to understand. That […]

Mastodon Selling Mirror With New Disc

The Mastodon mirror

A Mastodon mirror? It’s what I’ve always wanted. That’s right, kids. The Mastodon dudes are offering up pre-orders for their new album, Once More ‘Round The Sun. One of those bundles includes a mirror you can hang on your wall, with artwork done by Phil Guy. That would fit nicely in my man cave, which […]

Another New Mastodon Song Streaming Online

Once More Around The Sun

Mastodon have unveiled yet another new song from their upcoming sixth LP. The tune, which follows at the end of this post, is called “Chimes At Midnight” and comes from the album Once More ‘Round The Sun. It drops June 24. The album was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, known for his work with Rush, Deftones […]

Video: Mastodon Preview New Tune

Once More Around The Sun

Something tells me I will like the new Mastodon album. I was not the biggest fan of the last two, but thus far, I am liking what I am hearing from the band’s forthcoming disc, which will be out in a month. I even like what I am hearing from the below preview for their […]

Mastodon Unveil New Album’s Art

Once More Around The Sun

That’s right, folks. The new album from Mastodon will drop on June 24. And that’s the album art. I dig it. I can foresee it on many posers’ T-shirts going forward. The art for the disc, Once More ‘Round The Sun, was conceived by Oakland, California-based artist Skinner. Go here to listen to the album’s […]

Kelliher Says Mastodon’s Screaming Days Behind Them

Bill Kelliher

Mastodon guitarist and vocalist Bill Kelliher has discussed the group’s new album One More Round The Sun with Loudwire, and what he said may disappoint some of their more hardened fans. When asked about the chorus in “High Road,” the first single, he said: “Yeah, in regards that a lot of the stuff on the […]

Mastodon’s Dailor Channels Phil Collins On New Disc


When I think Phil Collins, I think annoying. The dude just annoys me. He’s always squinting, like someone’s flashing a light in his face, and his voice irritates the mother-lovin’ shit out of me. Truth be told, he is a fine drummer, and his work with Genesis was stunning. This is something Mastodon’s drummer Brann […]

Listen To A Track Off The New Mastodon Album


You can hear a new song from Mastodon at the end of this post. It is called “High Road” and I dig it. The song comes from the band’s new album Once More Round The Sun. I mean, it’s definitely not typical Mastodon, and more rocking’ than rippin’ but, it’s still good. Check it out, […]

Downset. Add More Summer Shows

She thinks Downset. is something for your bed

Downset. — the band’s “classic era” lineup, at least — will be playing some shows this summer, as you well know. We’ve got the routing for the band’s live plans at the end of this post. This lineup of the band features vocalist Rey Opropeza and guitarist Ares Schwager. A new album from the band […]