Carcass Guitarist Plotting New Material


Carcass guitarist Bill Steer says he’s hopeful the band will be able to spend the next few months working on material for the next album. In an interview with The Rockpit, Bill says he’s got his fingers crossed. He doesn’t want things to “get too hectic [on the touring front], because it would be quite […]

Gorguts Writing For Next LP

Gorguts writes

The almighty Gorguts have assembled like Voltron to begin writing new songs for their next record. The band’s Kevin Hufnagel said as much in a post on Facebook. “Up in the great white north this week for the first Gorguts writing session for the next record,” he writes. I’m stoked. Are you? I hope the […]

Skeletonwitch Working On New Album


It’s been a while since Skeletonwitch drummer Dustin Boltjes has checked in with his column for us on horror flicks. There’s a good reason for that. He’s been busy. Working with Skeletonwitch on a new record. The material has been taking shape in recent months. Skeletonwitch plans to record and release the album this year. […]

Tool Resolves Lawsuits, Returns To Writing


Since 2007, Tool has been battling it out in court with both a former friend (who’d claimed he was owed money for artwork he’d created for Tool) and their onetime insurance company, who they countersued. But Tool’s legal travails are now finally behind them, with word from Blabbermouth that the suits have been settled, and […]

Neurosis: Still Writing New Songs

The guys take a break from writing

We told you in late December that the dudes in Neurosis were getting ready to begin work on material for their next studio set. So, really, the fact that Neurosis have a new album in the works should come as no surprise. That’s if you read this blog regularly, as you’ll be able to keep […]

Testament Halfway Done With New Album


The dudes in Testament continue to write new material for their next album. During NAMM out in California, Testament’s Alex Skolnick took time out to gaze upon Metal Sanaz during an interview. He claims Testament “takes our time writing music. We can’t crank out a record every year. But we’re also not gonna do a […]

Morbid Angel Working On New Material, Says Drummer

Morbid Angel. Photo by Alex Solca

Ah, NAMM. I’ve never been able to attend you (or half the other fucking events I’d love to cover for that matter), but you always end up producing news. Today’s one of those days where nothing is happening, so let’s thank the folks at ddrum for this tidbit. Morbid Angel drummer Tim Yeung made the […]

Amon Amarth Working On Next Record

Amon Amarth

So, the blizzard that was supposed to bury my ‘hood under three feet of snow only hit my area with less than two feet of the white shit. I’ve spent much of the morning digging out my car and clearing the sidewalk around the building I live in; I’m the only one who lives here […]

Cannabis Corpse Working On New Songs

Writing is happening here

I bullshit you not, kids. The dudes in Cannabis Corpse have been plugging away on new material as of late. Attached to this post is photographic proof of the writing sessions, as posted online by the band. That’s it for news today, people. I have to go back to trying to unclog the drain in […]

It’s Back To Writing For The Deftones


It appears work has resumed on the forthcoming Deftones release. The band’s accomplished bassist Sergio Vega went on Twitter and implied as much with a post over the weekend. If Vega’s to be believed, the Deftones are back in the same room right now, hammering out some new jams. There’s no word yet on how […]