MASTODON – New Album Teaser Video Posted

MASTODON have posted a teaser video HERE for its forthcoming new album, which is expected out this spring. The band recorded the effort with Brendan O’Brien (Rage Against The Machine, Korn etc.).

Art is a cyclical beast. The same can easily be said of Grammy Award nominated hard rock juggernaut Mastodon. The group’s four members recognize the importance of life’s omnipresent cycles on their sixth full-length album, Once More ‘Round the Sun. The band orbits around themes of loss and rebirth, twirling a sonic spiral of its signature robust riffing, hypnotically haunting soundscapes, triage of dynamic voices, and thundering seismic grooves. At the same time, this particular collection proves personal for Brann Dailor, Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher, and Troy Sanders...

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RAMMSTEIN – Post New ‘Rammstein: Paris’ Trailer

RAMMSTEIN have shared a second trailer for their new live Blu-ray/DVD effort, “Rammstein: Paris“. The feature includes footage from two shows filmed in Paris, France back in March of 2012 and was directed by Jonas Åkerlund (Metallica, ‘Spun‘). The film will begin screening in theatres on March 23rd with initial listings available through

View trailer HERE.

Rammstein were formed in 1993 by an assembly of factory-weary proletarians raised in East Germany. They took their name (adding an “m”) from the location of a German tragedy where 80 people were hurt and killed as the result of a crash during an American Air Force flight show.

(The literal translation of “ram stein” is a battering ram made of stone...

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DIO DISCIPLES – Fan Filmed Footage Posted

DIO DISCIPLES featuring Craig Goldy, Simon Wright, Scott Warren, Bjorn Englen, Tim “Ripper” Owens, and Joe Retta performed at the Hall Of Heavy Metal History all-star induction ceremony on January 18th at the Anaheim Expo Center in Anaheim, CA. Check out fan-filmed video footage HERE of the Disciples performing the Black Sabbath classic “Heaven & Hell” and the Dio staple “Holy Diver”.

Proceeds from the event were donated to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

The 2017 Hall Of Heavy Metal History inductees Include:

* Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio) (with Wendy Dio accepting the induction)
* Metal Blade Records (with Brian Slagel accepting the induction)
* Scorpions (with Drummer Mikkey Dee accepting the induction)
* Rainbow Bar And Grill (wit...

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SAILLE – New Album Details Revealed

“Gnosis” is the fourth album from epic black metal band SAILLE, a concept record exploring the world of
the Promethean ideal and its Luciferian counterpart. It is mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio (Behemoth,
Decapitated, Vader)

Irreversible Decay (CD – code666 – 2011)
Ritu (CD – code666 – 2013) – Eldritch (CD & DLP – code666 – 2014)
Gnosis (CD – code666 – 2017)

Biography: Sail or Saille is the name of the fourth letter of the Irish Ogham alphabet, meaning “willow”. Pronunciation: [sahl-yeh] – Saille was founded by Dries Gaerdelen [keyboards] in 2008, in order to create his favourite style of music (melodic black metal with a threatening and epic feel, like Tartaros, Limbonic Artand Keep of Kalessin)...

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ENTOMBED A.D. – Live Performance Footage Posted

Capitol Chaos TV has uploaded live footage of ENTOMBED A.D. performing live from the Starlite Lounge in Sacramento, CA last night (January 19th).

Check out “Out Of Hand” and “Revel In Flesh” HERE and HERE.

Entombed A.D.’s US tour wraps up this Sunday.

Remaining dates:

20 – Portland, CA – Dantes
21 – Seattle, WA – Highline
22 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw

Source: BW&BK

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NECROT – North American Tour Dates

Oakland’s NECROT are booked to return to the road next month on a two-week tour alongside Danish death dealers Phrenelith.

The North American West Coast journey will commence on February 3rd in Los Angeles, California and run through February 18th in Oakland, California to support Marduk and Incantation, with an included stop at Famine Fest in Portland, Oregon.

Necrot recently finished tracking material with Greg Wilkinson at Earhammer Studios. The as-yet-untitled full-length is slated for a summer release via Tankcrimes. Here are the confirmed dates:
2/03/2017 Elis – Oakland
2/04/2017 Lexington – Los Angeles, CA
2/05/2017 Til Two – San Diego, CA
2/06/2017 Redwood – Los Angeles, CA
2/07/2017 Blue Lagoon – Santa Cruz, CA
2/08/2017 The Ritz – San Jose, CA
2/09/2017 Siren Song – Eureka, C...

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HAVOK – Debut New Song

Thrash metal band, HAVOK, have unleashed the first new track off their upcoming album, Conformicide. The song, titled “Hang ‘Em High”, can be heard via the lyric HERE and is the first instant grat track for those who pre-order the album on Amazon and iTunes. Conformicide is slated to see a March 10th release via Century Media Records.

Speaking about the message behind “Hang ‘Em High” and the accompanying lyric video, David Sanchez (lead vocals, guitar) comments, “In our current political atmosphere, corruption runs deep. This is our response. It’s time to wake up.”

In addition to Conformicide being released on CD, digital and streaming platforms, the album will also be available in an array of limited edition vinyl colors...

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CONDEMNED – New Song Premiere

San Diego brutal death metal band CONDEMNED are set to make their long-awaited return with their third full-length, His Divine Shadow.

Planned for worldwide release via Unique Leader Records on March 10th, Condemned’s latest endeavor was recorded and edited by producer John Haddad (Abysmal Dawn, Phobia, Intronaut) at Trench Studios in Santa Ana, California, mixed by Art Paiz at Mana Recording in St. Petersburg, Florida and mastered by Alan Douches (Cannibal Corpse, Converge, Mastodon) at West West Side Music in New Windsor, New York. His Divine Shadow comes swathed in the cover art of Swedish artist and designer Par Olofsson (Deeds Of Flesh, Cult Of Luna, Immortal), with album logo art by the lord of logos, Christophe Szpajdel (Emperor, Moonspell).

His Divine Shadow is a vast, horrific...

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BLACK SABBATH – Recreations Of Iommi’s Black Amp & Pedal

Of all the guitarists who have played through Laney amps, BLACK SABBATH riff lord Tony Iommi is surely the most iconic – and now, just in time for the band’s final gigs, Laney has issued recreations of the guitar legend’s original amp and treble booster rig, as used on the first Black Sabbath album, reports Music Radar. Visit Black Country Customs HERE for further details. And, learn more in the video HERE.

Made under Laney’s Black Country Customs banner, the LA100BL head and LA412 cab are hand-built, point-to-point wired reissues, with a hand-drilled turret board and original box frame-styled output transformer.

Like the originals, the control set comprises gain one, gain two, treble, middle, bass and presence.

Also integral to Tony’s rig was his modified Rangemaster treble booster, ...

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MAYHEM – Kicking Off North American Tour

Norway’s MAYHEM will be kicking off their “De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas” North American tour tomorrow night in Montreal, which will feature the band’s landmark debut album performed in full. Support on this tour comes from Season of Mist label-mates Inquisition and Black Anvil.

The “De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas” tour travels throughout the U.S. and Canada before concluding on February 19th in New York City. New York’s show at The Gramercy Theater is officially sold out, with more cities soon to follow. Regarding the tour, Mayhem vocalist Attila comments:

“The first time I heard from Mayhem was in ’91-’92 when I received a letter from Euronymous...

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