Monthly Archives May 2017

Meet ZAKK WYLDE At A Guitar Center Near You!

Meet legendary OZZY and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist, Zakk Wylde, at a Guitar Center near you! It’s FREE to the Public / Limited Capacity / more info at:

Mon Jun 12: 6pm Guitar Center, 5330 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno, CA 93710

Tue Jun 13: 6pm Guitar Center, 3428 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309

Wed Jun 14: 6pm Guitar Center, 8825 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942

Thu Jun 15: 6pm Guitar Center, 925 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Fri Jun 16: 6pm Guitar Center, 20 City Blvd W Suite 907d, Orange, CA 92868

Sun Jun 25: 2pm Guitar Center, 9575 SW Cascade Ave, Beaverton, OR 97008

Mon Jun 26: 6pm Guitar Center, 18420 33rd Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98037

Tue Jun 27: 6pm Guitar Center, 5628 N Division St, Spokane, WA 99208

Zakk Wylde has been no stranger to success over the yea...

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METALLICA – Release New “Now That We’re Dead” Video

METALLICA have released a new official music video for the Hardwired… To Self-Destruct album track, “Now That We’re Dead”. Footage for the video, directed by Brett Murray, was filmed in Mexico City, Mexico.

In other news, Finlay MacKay presented Blackened Recordings executives platinum awards to Blackened Recordings artists Metallica, commemorating sales of one million units in the United States of their November album release, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct.

Metallica’s WorldWired live dates are listed below:

4 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium^#
7 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field*^
9 – Dayton, IA – Iowa Speedway
11 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium*^
14 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome*#
16 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium*#
18 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field*#

5 – Orlando, F...

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TOMBS – Debut New Single

On June 16th, Brooklyn’s TOMBS will release their fourth full-length album, “The Grand Annihilation,” via Metal Blade Records.

Produced once again by Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Soilent Green, Belphegor, Hate Eternal), “The Grand Annihilation” remains rooted in the blackened, post-metallic sound that the band has become known for since 2007’s self-titled EP, while also being the band’s most experimental record to-date.

Check out the new single, “November Wolves,” HERE. To kick off the album’s release, Tombs will embark on a USA tour on release day with Fit For An Autopsy and Moon Tooth.

Tombs tour dates w/ Fit For An Autopsy, Moon Tooth

June 16 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
June 17 – Reading, PA – Reverb
June 18 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
June 19 – Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger

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INCANTATION – Announce New Album

Legendary blasphemers INCANTATION are set to unleash a deadly arsenal of vertigo-inducing extremity with their forthcoming 10th studio album, entitled Profane Nexus. The album will drop on August 11th via Relapse Records. Watch the official teaser video for Profane Nexus HERE.

Incantation have taken steps to ensure that the musical malevolence contained within Profane Nexus is matched by its visual depravity. To achieve this, they’ve enlisted the talents of Israeli artistic maestro, Eliran Kantor. The cover art, aptly-titled ‘Draping The Tar Monster’, was birthed following the ingestion of the album’s lyrical themes.

Eliran commented on the album art in an interview with And Justice For Art…:

“Chuck Sherwood (bass) showed me the lyrics he wrote and went into details about the themes ...

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METAL CHURCH – New Music Video Released

METAL CHURCH has posted a new video for the song “Reset”, taken from the their latest album “XI”, which was released on March 25, 2016 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris “The Wizard” Collier, the band’s eleventh studio release marked the return of singer Mike Howe.

Check it out below.

Formed in Seattle in 1982, Metal Church consisted of vocalist David Wayne, guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Craig Wells, bassist Duke Erickson, and drummer Kirk Arrington. Their 1985 self-titled debut album, recorded when the thrash/speed metal genre was still evolving, made a huge splash on the scene, as did its similar follow-up, The Dark...

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GWAR – Comic Book Store Signings Announced

On June 7th GWAR invades comic book stores worldwide with their new 4 issue comic book series GWAR: Orgasmageddon from Dynamite Comics. Brought to life by shock rock legends GWAR, writer Matt Miner (Toe Tag Riot, Critical Hit), artist Jonathan Brandon Sawyer (Welcome Back, Critical Hit), colorist Marissa Louise (RoboCop, Escape from New York), letterer Taylor Esposito (Batman Eternal, Red Hood and the Outlaws) and editor Brendan Wright (Archie vs. Predator, Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight), this series is sure to delight with violence, fun, and absurdity.

“You already love bonkers fun comics about dinosaurs, giant robots, monsters, aliens, and enough blood spew to drown drown a small nation anyways, so you’re gonna love the GWAR book...

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ROCKET – “A New Level Of Globalist Scum” (Feat. DIMEBAG)

TMD’s creator, Randy “Rocket” Cody, has uploaded a new diss track in response to the vile photo comedian Kathy Griffin posted of her holding the bloody decapitated head of US President Donald Trump.

Rocket comments:

“The song is titled “A New Level Of Globalist Scum”, and it’s dedicated to all the never-Trump Cucks all around the USA who sold out to communist China!! It features the late Dimebag Darrell on guitar and me on lead vocals. This track is basically a totally off the wall treatment of PANTERA’s “A New Level” but with a political twist. As for all the Trump haters, you people are a disgrace to all of your past family who fought in war to keep liberty going strong so you would even have a country to live in!!”

“Yet you are going to behave like spoiled little bitches becaus...

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FESTERDAY – Signs With Season Of Mist

Season of Mist has announced the signing of Finnish death metal act FESTERDAY. The band, featuring ex-members of …And Oceans, among others, will release their debut full-length later this year.

Festerday comments: “It is now close to 25 years, following our decision to split up. It has taken as many years after writing any songs for this band that we got our shit together again and came up with new material to see where this might take us. Six new songs later, we sent them to various labels and magazines. Much to our surprise, the feedback was overwhelming. After negotiating with different labels and pondering over their offers, we decided to take action and double the excitement by joining a familiar and globally established label: Season of Mist...

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HATE – New Lyric Video Released

Poland’s HATE has issued a new lyric video for the song “Sea of Rubble.” The cut is taken from their latest opus “Tremendum,” which is available now via Napalm Records.

Check out the clip HERE.

HATE have always been considered as one of the best representatives of so-called “Polish Death Metal Phenomenon” and as such, one of the leviathans of Polish metal scene along with Behemoth and Vader. The band was formed as early as in 1990 in Warsaw, Poland by guitarist and vocalist ATF Sinner. After numerous line-up changes and releasing a few records available solely in their native Poland, HATE signed their first international record deal with an American company World War III in 2000...

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ZAKK SABBATH – Tap CLUTCH Drummer For Three Gigs

Zakk Wylde’s BLACK SABBATH covers band ZAKK SABBATH will be playing a trio of gigs in September. The special string of shows will feature CLUTCH drummer Jean-Paul Gaster, who is taking over on drums for Joey Castillo, who has prior commitments.

9/07 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
9/08 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
9/09 Mashantucket, CT – Outdoors at Foxwoods Resort Casino (‘Revolution Rock Festival‘)

Source: The PRP

Band Members

Zakk Wylde – Vocals, Guitar
Blasko – Bass
Joey C – Drums

Zakk Wylde has been no stranger to success over the years. At only 19 years old, he was tapped to join Ozzy Osbourne’s band as lead guitarist and co-writer. He performed with Osbourne for nearly twenty years.

Wylde formed Black Label Society in 1998 as a vehicle for his own arti...

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