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  • Stoner metal favorites Sleep say first new album in over a decade is dropping on 4-20

    Stoner metal favorites Sleep say first new album in over a decade is dropping on 4-20

    There are many ways to celebrate 4/20 and cult-favorite stoner metal band Sleep chose to celebrate by announcing a brand-new album. The album, The Sciences, is Sleep's first new album in almost 20 years. The album has six songs and was a surprise release on 4/20. The last Sleep album hit in 199...
  • Marilyn Manson will perform with X Japan at Coachella's upcoming second weekend

    Marilyn Manson will perform with X Japan at Coachella's upcoming second weekend

    Coachella’s second weekend is set to kick off in just over 48 hours out in the southern California desert. Weekend one packed in plenty of headline worthy performances ranging from Cardi B and Beyoncé to America’s most famous yodeler. This Saturday, as Beyoncé will be taking the main stage again for...
  • Halestorm & In This Moment extend 2018 co-headlining tour

    Halestorm & In This Moment extend 2018 co-headlining tour

    Later this month, metal acts In This Moment and Halestorm will kick off a co-headlining tour across the country with New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart. More dates were planned to be announced, and today, it was revealed this trek will work its way through the summer. The summer leg of this tour...
  • Tool will lift the curtain on their songwriting process on six-city music clinic tour

    Tool will lift the curtain on their songwriting process on six-city music clinic tour

    After sharing photos of the band in the studio working on their first album since 2006, Tool is embarking on an intimate six-city tour dubbed “Tool Music Clinic: An Immersive Dissection with Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, and Adam Jones” where the Tool trio will give ticket holders a rare look into...
  • Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell says new album dropping 'sometime this summer'

    Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell says new album dropping 'sometime this summer'

    Alice in Chains appears to be ready to release the follow-up to their 2013 Grammy-nominated album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. The news comes from Jerry Cantrell himself, who told Guitar World that a brand-new album is coming sometime this summer. Cantrell has always said that Alice in Chains has...
  • System of a Down announce first US tour dates in three years

    System of a Down announce first US tour dates in three years

    Hard rock band System of a Down have announced their first concerts in the United States since 2015 with a run of shows and festival appearances along the west coast this fall. Announced on Monday morning, the band’s short tour will start on Oct. 13 in San Bernardino, Calif., and run for just under...
  • Metallica has hilarious response to St. Vincent joke about 'fashion kids' wearing their t-shirts

    Metallica has hilarious response to St. Vincent joke about 'fashion kids' wearing their t-shirts

    Trends come and go, but when certain trends begin there is always someone who points out the irony in them. One example is kids today wearing vintage heavy metal t-shirts -- most of which are from albums released before the kids wearing them were even born.  Alternative superstar St. Vincent posted...
  • Volumes & Upon A Burning Body bring 2018 co-headlining tour to Denver's Bluebird Theater

    Volumes & Upon A Burning Body bring 2018 co-headlining tour to Denver's Bluebird Theater

    Metalcore bands Volumes and Upon A Burning Body are looking to make some noise this spring with a co-headlining tour across North America. If you're living in Denver, you'll be glad to know they're heading your way in a couple of months. Their tour, which kicks off on May 17, will make its way to...
  • In This Moment release live video for 'Roots'

    In This Moment release live video for 'Roots'

    Los Angeles metal band In This Moment have spent the past few months touring in support of their latest studio album Ritual. What many people know about the band is the detail vocalist Maria Brink put into their live shows. In order to give unknowing people a taste of their performance, the band...
  • Watch: Kamelot drop new music video for 'Phantom Divine'

    Watch: Kamelot drop new music video for 'Phantom Divine'

    Kamelot is preparing to release their 12th studio album The Shadow Theory in April and released a brand-new music video for the single "Phantom Divine." The album itself is a concept album and this new music video plays off the themes of the album visually. The video even ends with the words "To be...
  • The Word Alive release new track 'Red Clouds' off upcoming album

    The Word Alive release new track 'Red Clouds' off upcoming album

    The Word Alive is getting fans excited about their new album coming as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of lead singer Telle Smith joining the band. As they tour in support of Killswitch Engage and Hatebreed, The Word Alive just released a new single called "Red Clouds" from their upcoming album...
  • In This Moment performs at House of Blues Myrtle Beach in 2016, on the Hell Pop Tour. 

    Las Rageous 2018 nears, lineup change announced

    Sin City’s about to get a whole lot louder, as Las Rageous readies for its return. The second annual rock and metal fest featuring headliners A Perfect Circle, Five Finger Death Punch, and others hits downtown Las Vegas April 20-21. With only 10,000 tickets available, Las Rageous offers a more...
  • Watch: Serj Tankian joins Audioslave members to honor Chris Cornell

    Watch: Serj Tankian joins Audioslave members to honor Chris Cornell

    While most grunge fans remember Chris Cornell from his days leading Soundgarden, he also was the lead singer of the supergroup Audioslave. That band featured Cornell as the vocalist with former Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk. Now, the three former...
  • Jonathan Davis of Korn previews new album 'Black Labyrinth'

    Jonathan Davis of Korn previews new album 'Black Labyrinth'

    Jonathan Davis of Korn is about to release a new solo album titled Black Labyrinth on May 25 and he has released samples of the songs from the album for fans to listen to. The album includes 13 songs and there is a 30-second preview of every single song on the album in one five minute sample. The...
  • Watch Sevendust's hard-hitting video for 'Dirty'

    Watch Sevendust's hard-hitting video for 'Dirty'

    On March 16, alternative metal legends Sevendust released a music video for their new single “Dirty” via Blabbermouth.  The clip features the band rocking out in a dimly lit space as digital overlays track the explosive sonic power of the performance. Given that the track is a 3 ½ minute burst of...
  • Five Finger Death Punch reveal new album 'And Justice For None' ahead of summer tour

    Five Finger Death Punch reveal new album 'And Justice For None' ahead of summer tour

    After unveiling a massive co-headlining tour with Breaking Benjamin, metal masters Five Finger Death Punch have announced a new album, And Justice For None, due out May 18. The new LP is the group’s seventh and first in three years. The new record follows 2015’s Got Your Six. According to Billboard...
  • Black Label Society announce summer tour dates with Corrosion of Conformity

    Black Label Society announce summer tour dates with Corrosion of Conformity

    Hard rock outfit Black Label Society have extended their 2018 tour campaign with 23 more shows now scheduled to take them across North America throughout the summer months. The popular rock band revealed their next batch of concerts earlier this week, which are scheduled to pick up at the Cadott...
  • Butcher Babies and Nonpoint announce 2018 co-headlining tour

    Butcher Babies and Nonpoint announce 2018 co-headlining tour

    Last year, Nonpoint announced they were set to take a break from touring in 2018. The road warriors couldn't keep themselves away from performing in front of old and new fans every night. Today, they announced the hiatus is done with a co-headlining tour with Butcher Babies. The tour begins on April...
  • Interview: No time for drama with Testament's Steve Di Giorgio

    Interview: No time for drama with Testament's Steve Di Giorgio

    While most people experience some difficulty trying to balance out work and their kids' hockey games, let alone visits to the gym, the grocery store, and so on, it's easy to think that our favorite musicians have nothing but time to kill aside from those couple hours on stage each night - but that's...
  • Interview: Life is good with Minoru Niihara of Loudness

    Interview: Life is good with Minoru Niihara of Loudness

    A great many things have changed - not only heavy metal but the music world in general - since 1981. But one of the factors in metal that has blessedly remained a constant for almost four decades now is the legendary Japanese metal band, Loudness. The very first Japanese metal group signed to a...
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