AUGURY – Signs With The Artisan Era





Montreal-based progressive death metal act, AUGURY, has been hard at work the last few years writing and recording their third full-length. The group’s 2004 debut album, Concealed, and 2009 follow-up, Fragmentary Evidence, are widely revered death metal releases which were far ahead of their time.

Eventually, the group’s forward-thinking ways have led to their esteemed status as highly influential legends in the progressive death metal and technical death metal scenes. Today the band is proud to announce their signing to rising extreme metal label, The Artisan Era, which will be followed by the release of their third album in 2018.

Augury had this to say about signing with The Artisan Era: “We are proud to announce that Augury has teamed with The Artisan Era Records for the release of ...

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NASUM – Live Footage From Farewell Show Posted





A live performance of “Shadows” from the final live show by NASUM can now be viewed online. The performance took place in Stockholm, Sweden back on October 6th of 2012. The footage is part of the upcoming documentary on the band’s farewell set, “Nasum: Blasting Shit To Bits – The Final Show“, which ws directed by Michael Panduro. Check it out HERE. Anders Jakobson, who held just about every role in the band through his time with them, commented:

“We are very close to the five year anniversary of the final Nasum show that took place at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden, October 6 2012. Five years seems like a long time ago, but I believe that I speak for my fellow band members and all the people in our touring crew when I say that it feels like yesterday...

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THE TRACY G GROUP – New Album Details Revealed





The TRACY G GROUP, featuring former DIO and WWIII guitarist Tracy G, will release their new album “Tramp” October 13th, 2017 via Sonic Night Music Club.

LA’s TRACY G GROUP is back with its heavy release “Tramp”. The album showcases outstanding former DIO and WWIII guitarist Tracy G’s blend of modern day heavy metal. Joining Tracy on the album are drummers Ray Luzier (KORN) and Patrick Johansson (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, W.A.S.P.) as well as powerful vocalist Michael Beatty and labyrinthian bassist Randy Oviedo.

Legendary vocalist Ronnie James Dio said of Tracy G “he’s got so much more passion and he’s really one of the best guitarists that I’ve ever played with...

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TESTAMENT – To Re-Issue Classic Albums





Bay Area thrash act TESTAMENT have announced they will re-release 5 of their classic albums on November 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast.

The re-issues will contain:

Live At The Fillmore (1995)
Demonic (1997)
The Gathering (1999) (remastered by Andy Sneap)
First Strike Still Deadly (2001)
Live At Eindhoven ’87 (2009)

Commented guitarist Eric Peterson: “I’m super stoked that Nuclear Blast, “the best metal label on earth”, re-releasing the re-birth of TESTAMENT era featuring »Demonic« & »The Gathering« these two albums brought us back to life with ultra heavy and unrelenting fury and melody. Also ’87’s live classic in full »Live In Eindhoven« and re-recordings of our classics »First Strike Still Deadly«...

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JAG PANZER – New Lyric Video Released





US Metal act JAG PANZER have premiered their new lyric video for the track “Fire Of Our Spirit.” Check out the lyric video HERE.

“Fire of Our Spirit,” is taken from JAG PANZER’s forthcoming album “The Deviant Chord,” which is slated to release on September 27th via SPV/Steamhammer.

The Deviant Chord will be available on September 29th, 2017 as a CD Digipak (including poster) and double LP colored version as well as for download and streaming.

Band Members

Harry Conklin – Vocals

Mark Briody – Guitar

John Tetley – Bass

Rikard Stjernquist – Drums

Joey Tafolla – Guitar

When word got out in 1993 that metal cult legends Jag Panzer were once again active after a six-year idle period, die hard fans and critics alike anxiously awaited for something new from one of the US’s most underrated an...

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DEATH ANGEL – Pro-Shot Live Footage Posted





DEATH ANGEL performed at this year’s Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, which took place from August 11th – 13th in Kortrijk, Belgium. Pro-shot video of their set is available HERE.

The band’s setlist was as follows:

“The Ultra-Violence / Evil Priest”
“Claws In So Deep”
“Father Of Lies”
“Caster Of Shame”
“Thrown To The Wolves”
“Seemingly Endless Time”
“Lost”
“Kill As One”
“The Moth”

Testament have announced dates for a European tour this fall, with Death Angel and Annihilator on board as support. Dates are as follows:

November
11 – Weissenhäusser Strand, Germany – Metal Hammer Paradise (Testament only)
12 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
14 – Berlin, Germany – Astra
15 – Warsaw, Poland – Progresja
16 – Kosice, Slovakia Collosseum
17 – Wroclaw, Poland – A2
18 – Budapest, Hungary – Barba Ne...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY – New Album Details Revealed





The cover art and track listing have been shared for the forthcoming new studio album by CAVALERA CONSPIRACY entitled “Psychosis“. Napalm Records will have the Arthur Rizk (Power Trip, Inquisition) produced album in stores on November 17th. The group of course feature the brotherly duo of Max and Iggor Cavalera, of Sepultura, etc. fame.

01 – “Insane”
02 – “Terror Tactics”
03 – “Impalement Execution”
04 – “Spectral War”
05 – “Crom”
06 – “Hellfire”
07 – “Judas Pariah”
08 – “Psychosis”
09 – “Excruciating“

The Cavalera brothers Max and Igor delude nobody when it comes to determination and stubbornness...

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ZAKK SABBATH – South America & Mexico Tour Trailer Posted





ZAKK SABBATH will be DOOM TROOPING through South America and Mexico! Check out a trailer posted below.

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 artistic vision: uncompromising, unfiltered, no bullshit rock’n’roll.

Black Label Society quickly became a touring juggernaut and has gone on to release seven successful studio albums which have sold well over a million and a half albums total...

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METALLICA – Live Footage Of “Confusion” Posted





Official live footage of METALLICA performing “Confusion” live at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany on September 16th has been released below:

Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica have become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 100 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have scored almost a dozen multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as “The Black Album”), which is the best selling album in history of Soundscan scanning almost 15.7 million albums in the United States alone, and over 25 million worldwide...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON, Pedogate & The Satanic Elite Cabal!



TMD Fights For Truth!


CHESTER BENNINGTON, Pedogate & The Satanic Elite Cabal!

By Randy “Rocket” Cody



As my independent death investigation of late LINKIN PARK frontman, Chester Bennington, moves forward, I have found that this case is equally as suspicious as the mysterious situation involving Chris Cornell of SOUNDGARDEN, who was found dead just 2 months prior.

What concerns me the most at this point is the lack of information that has been
shared with the public, most importantly Chester’s diehard fans all around the world.

They have a lot of questions they want answered. I feel it is important that Chester’s death has a proper investigation, for that is truly what he deserves, just like any human being that has come and gone from this planet.

More specifically, the fact that Chester’s autopsy report h...

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