Monthly Archives July 2019

DEMONS – Release Charity Single

DEMONS is debuting a timely new charity single titled “Uglier Americans,” with all proceeds going to RAICES.

Stream the song/donate here: https://demonsband.bandcamp.com/track/uglier-americans

Of the politically-charged track, frontman Zach Gehring says, “The separation of families at the border, and the policies that underscore recent activities targeting families from Mexico, Central, and South America, and US citizens are completely backwards and unquestionably cruel. Immigration policies and the inhumane treatment of people of all ages demands a response – any action that can help thwart or slow down what is happening...

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CULT OF LUNA – Debut New Music Video

On September 20th, CULT OF LUNA will release their new album, A Dawn to Fear, the band’s first material under their sole name since 2013’s Vertikal 1 and 2. For a preview of the record, a video for the single, “The Silent Man,” can be viewed above.

Building on twenty years of creating some of the most epic, emotive and inventive heavy music unleashed on the world, there is no denying that Cult Of Luna’s A Dawn to Fear is a monster of a record. An album comprised of eight tracks running seventy-nine minutes, it embodies everything the band’s faithful have come to expect from them while covering new ground.

“Going into the process, we knew the album we wanted to make, an antithesis of what we’ve done before,” says vocalist/guitarist and lead songwriter Johannes Persson...

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KNOTFEST MEETS FORCEFEST – Reveal Lineup

Knotfest and Forcefest will join forces in Mexico this fall, and the initial line-up has been announced. ‘Knotfest Meets Forcefest’ will take place on November 30 and December 1 at the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City and the latest roster can be found below.

Saturday, November 30 (Knotfest)

Slipknot
Evanescence
Behemoth
Carcass
Suicidal Tendencies
Chelsea Grin
Tanus
Jet Jaguar
Latino
Rejexion

Sunday, December 1 (Forcefest)

Rob Zombie
Accept
Saxon
Testament
Exodus
Strike Master
Next
Tamadr3
Cicuta
Feed The Vulture
Rebel Ryder

This year, Knotfest is joining forces with Forcefest, combining two massive festival brands over one weekend...

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CROWBAR – New Live Footage Posted

Revolver have shared the following multi-camera live footage of Crowbar‘s set at The Gramercy Theatre in New York City, NY this past February. The set took place on February 13th, 2019 and saw the band play the following songs:

All I Had (I Gave)
…And Suffer As One
To Build A Mountain
The Cemetery Angels
Walk With Knowledge Wisely
To Carry The Load
Planets Collide
Like Broken Glass

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Kirk Windstein discussed his band’s music:

“Thank God I wasn’t actually feeling all of what the lyrics were saying,” Kirk Windstein says with a nervous laugh. “I probably would have committed suicide 25 years ago.”

The 51-year-old guitarist, singer and songwriter is looking back on the earl...

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HOUR OF PENANCE – New Album Details Revealed

Italy’s technical, blackened death metal outfit HOUR OF PENANCE, announce details surrounding its eighth studio album titled Misotheism. The album is set to be released on October 25th worldwide via Agonia Records.

Set in motion in Rome, in 1999, Hour Of Penance travelled a long way to find itself standing strong as one of the most intense, talented and striking death metal acts to emerge from Italy. At the same time, their eighth installment Misotheism cloaks the same verve and mindful perfection, that led to the band’s uprising in the first place. “Like we did with our past records, we’ve started working on this one with the same passion and focus as if we were about to record our very first album”, says the group...

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TOOL – New Album Title Announced

TOOL has made some long-awaited announcements and the reveal of their new album title is one of them. The group have set “Fear Inoculum” as the title to that release, which serves as their first full-length outing since 2006’s “10,000 Days“. The group recorded the album with producer Joe Barresi (Queens Of The Stone Age, Chevelle) behind the boards and is slated to hit stores on August 30th.

In addition to that, the group’s back catalog will finally make its way to streaming music services this Friday, August 02nd, with the band sharing the below post showing the cover art for their various releases with a date of August 02nd being teased alongside a caption announcing their plans.

Tool are an art-metal band, although neither half of that descriptor quite approximate...

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THE METAL DEN – End of July/2019 Update (Video)

Ladies and gents, the time of the hour is upon us. All hail the King of Rock N Roll News Reporting: Randy “Rocket” Cody of THE METAL DEN.

This video retrospective takes fans back over the years with a handful of Rocket’s favorite moments at TMD, plus so much more!!

Since 2017, Rocket’s work has been featured on 100+ webzines over a wide range of subjects, including the Chris Cornell death investigation. Fans also know him to have a wicked sense of humor, for he is equally as famous for fooling the mainstream media from time to time with sensational fake news artistry.

Two years ago, Rocket faked out one of the biggest news sites in the United Kingdom called ‘Metro’, tricking them into posting a bogus story about Lady Gaga being asked to sing on METALLICA’s next record i...

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DEVILDRIVER – European Tour Dates Canceled

DEVILDRIVER have pulled the plug on their three-week tour of Europe, which was to commence in mid-September. Devildriver blame “unexpected circumstances, complete out of the control of the band” on the development.

A press release on the matter attempts to convey the band’s remorse: “The members of Devildriver would like to stress that they hate canceling anything, and in 20 years of touring the world, they have never scrapped a tour before and are certainly not a band that wants to mess their fans or their promoters around. The band and the management would like to apologize to all their fans that had already bought tickets for the tour. Those tickets can be refunded at their original point of purchase...

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TESTAMENT – European/UK Tour Dates With EXODUS

TESTAMENT, EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL will head to Europe and the UK early next year for the ‘The Bay Strikes Back Tour‘. Speaking ahead of the trek, Testament frontman Chuck Billy offered:

“It’s finally happening!!!! All of us have spoken over the years of how killer it would be to tour together and bring Bay Area Thrash Metal across the world and we are starting in Europe. I’m sure I can speak for all three bands in saying that we are proud of where we all came from and we are still delivering some of the best thrash metal we can to the fans. Be ready for the Bay Area Strikes Back Tour 2020.”

Gary Holt of Exodus (and Slayer) added:

“I am fired up to FINALLY return to Europe with Exodus! Along with our Bay Area friends Testament and Death Angel! An epic tour for the ...

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THE AGONIST – Debut New Music Video

THE AGONIST have unveiled the second new track from their forthcoming album, Orphans, which is due out September 20. A music video for the song “Burn It All Down” can be viewed above.

In March 2014, White-Gluz announced that she had been chosen as the replacement for Angela Gossow as frontwoman of the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. She also revealed that the group as fans knew it was “over” and that she and they had parted ways. Vicky Psarakis was then revealed as the new lead singer of the group.On July 9, 2014, the band had officially announced via Facebook that their fourth album, Eye of Providence , was released on February 23.

The Agonist are known primarily for Vicky Psarakis and Alissa White-Gluz’s ability to use both clean vocals and metal growls and Dann...

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