Category METAL NEWS

ATREYU – “Carry The Fire” Livestreams Announced

Orange County, California metalcore/alternative metal outfit ATREYU have announced the “Carry the Fire” livestreams. 

The first stream will be a greatest hits set that takes place on Friday, November 20. The second stream will find the band playing 2007’s Lead Sails Paper Anchor in full and takes place on Friday, December 4.

The streams will be accompanied by exclusive merch bundles and virtual meet and greet availability, as well as a separate Q+A.

“Atreyu is a five-piece melodic metalcore band from Orange County, California, United States that formed in 1998 and went on hiatus in 2011. They have since reformed in 2014 with preparations for a new album and resumed touring...

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MOONSPELL – To Release New Album In 2021

Portuguese metal band MOONSPELL are slated to drop their new studio album in February 2021. The first single from the disc will be made available in November. The effort, which is described as “dark and revolutionary,” will consist of “around 10 songs, including two instrumentals,” according to the band. In addition, there will be a couple of bonus tracks, among them a cover version of an as-yet-undisclosed song.

MOONSPELL‘s new LP was recorded with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, who has previously worked with PARADISE LOSTULVER and GHOST, among others.

MOONSPELL recently parted ways with original drummer Miguel “Mike” Gaspar and replaced him with Hugo Ribeiro (no relation to MOONSPELL singer Fernando Ribeiro).

MOONSPELL‘s latest release was the “Lisboa Under The Spell” liv...

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Rock And Roll Death Brigade Podcast #26

Rocket of TheMetalDen.com returns with a new installment of Rock And Roll Death Brigade Podcast, featuring music by SOUNDGARDEN, POWERMAN 5000, METALLICA, MINISTRY, VISION OF DISORDER, ROCKET, PANTERA and stand up comedy by Sam Kinison and George Carlin. Check it out down below.

Rock And Roll Death Brigade Podcast, Episode #26 – “Drugs, Corpses and Heavy Metal”

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HATEBREED – Debut New Song

Connecticut hardcore/metal band HATEBREED have unleashed the opening cut of their new album, Weight of The False Self, which is slated to drop on November 27 via Nuclear Blast.

Directed by Justin Reich, the video for new single “Instinctive (Slaughterlust)” can be viewed above.

“In a fight for survival, which a lot of us are right now, we must channel our inner animal and trust our instincts,” says vocalist Jamey Jasta.

“The New Haven, Connecticut-based Hatebreed got together in 1993 for the purpose of creating a “back to basics” hardcore band with heavy metal guitars, screaming vocals, and 30-second songs...

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ARMORED SAINT – “Missile To Gun” Music Video

ARMORED SAINT has released a music video for the song “Missile To Gun.” The clip was produced by Defiant Digital Productions and directed by Robert Graves. Check it out above.

“Missile To Gun” is comes off ARMORED SAINT‘s eighth full-length album, “Punching The Sky”, which dropped today (Friday, October 23) via Metal Blade Records.

“The goal is to write really good music. I know I’m stating the obvious here but that’s about the size of our agenda,” says bassist Joey Vera. “We’ve been able to shed a lot of expectations that sometimes plague a band like ours that has been around a long time, and we’ve recently moved into a comfort zone with just being ourselves...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE – Post New Video

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have unveiled an acoustic version of their song “The Day We’ll Be Gone“. A studio performance video for this version of the track has been posted above. A two-song digital single for it has also seen a release and features an instrumental version as the b-side. Fleshgod Apocalypse‘s Francesco Paoli commented:

“In these uncertain times, we wanted to bare our inner souls and let the music speak for itself. This track pushes us out of our comfort zone as musicians and performer, proving that art in any form can survive the most dreadful circumstances. Given the current situation, it was the right time to do something truly experimental, a once in a lifetime musical exploration for the band...

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SEPULTURA – New Quarantine Performance

SEPULTURA continue rolling out installments of their “SepulQuarta Quarantine Performance” series and the latest episode finds the group performing their 2017 track “Phantom Self” along with Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb. You can check it out above.

“From their humble beginnings in Belo Horizonte, Sepultura became the most successful Brazilian heavy metal band in history. Over a ten-year period, the group grew from strength to strength, transforming themselves from a primitive death metal ensemble with early recordings such as 1987’s Schizophrenia into one of the leading creative trendsetters of the international aggressive music scene by the time of 1989’s Beneath the Remains. Their reputation was cemented in 1991 with the release of Arise...

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Aftershock 2021 – Lineup Announced

The initial line-up has been revealed for Aftershock 2021, scheduled to take place October 7, 8, 9, and 10 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California.

As was the case with the postponed 2020 event, the festival will featuring headlining sets from Metallica (performing two unique sets, one on Friday and one on Sunday) and My Chemical Romance.

The current roster is as follows:

Thursday, October 7:

Limp Bizkit
Parkway Drive
Testament
Hatebreed
Exodus
Knocked Loose
Fit For A King

Friday, October 8:

Metallica
Rancid
Volbeat
Seether
+Live+
Skillet
Suicidal Tendencies
Avatar
Pop Evil
Butcher Babies
Des Rocs
Ayron Jones
Crobot
Cleopatrick
Ego Kill Talent
Crown Lands
UnityTX
Contracult Collective

Saturday, October 9:

My Chemical Romance
The Offspring
Machine Gun Kelly
Gojira
Anthrax
Killswitch En...

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DEMON HUNTER – Release New Music Video


DEMON HUNTER
 have shared their new video for “Cut To Fit,” which appeared on the group’s album, WAR. Directed by Andy Maier, the video can be viewed above.

“Debuting in the early 2000s under fictitious monikers Sgt. Serpent, Chuck Knuckles, Utah Biggs, Arm, and John Gredal, the Seattle-based Christian outfit Demon Hunter deliver aggressive yet emotionally stirring heavy metal recalling a blend of Metallica, Slayer, and Godsmack. After ten years and a half-dozen releases, they hit a U.S. chart peak with 2014’s Extremist and its follow-up, 2017’s Outlive. At their inception, they hooked up with producer Aaron Sprinkle (MxPx, Relient K) for their Solid State self-titled debut, which appeared in fall 2002...

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TOMBS – Debut New Single

TOMBS have unleashed a music video for their new song titled “The Hunger.” The track comes off the band’s upcoming full-length, Under Sullen Skies, which arrives on November 20. The new clip was created by Jaclyn Sheer and made its online debut via Dread Central.

“Like most metalheads, Halloween is our favorite time of year; it’s cold, dark and the veil is thin,” frontman Mike Hill comments. “Behold ‘The Hunger,’ an homage to vampires, blood and morose decay.”

Mike Hill is not a man interested in appeasing his existing audience or modifying the music he makes in the hope of luring in a broader one. Anyone doubting this needs only to look to the recorded output Tombs has dropped over the past decade, which while ultimately remaining rooted in the blackened, post-metallic s...

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