VINNIE PAUL – Grave Headstone Revealed

A new ornate headstone now adorns the grave of late PANTERA, HELLYEAH, etc. drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. Vinnie was laid to rest beside his brother “Dimebag” Darrell and his mother Carolyn back on June 30th, 2018 after passing away to heart related issues on June 22nd.

He was buried at the Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in Arlington, TX with a placeholder headstone of sorts originally setup for his grave. The finalized headstone, which is similar to that of his brother’s, was unveiled this past Friday, May 17th. You can see a photo of it HERE.

In the 1980s, four heavy metal cowboys from Texas got together to form a band, creating their niche in the music world as Pantera, the Spanish name for “panther...

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MITHRIDACTIC – New Album Announced

The Korporation is proud to announce the new MITHRIDACTIC album, “Tetanos Mystique”, has been scheduled for a September 13 release date.

Three years after its impressive debut full-length, “Miserable Miracle“, soon followed by a full Europe tour with NILE and MELECHESH and a year after audio and video digital live album “He Who Lies underneath“, MITHRIDATIC return with a grim, sick and twisted new album, again mixed and mastered by Francis CASTE at SAINTE MARTHE studio (SINSANEUM, ARKHON INFAUSTUS, DEHUMAN…).

Based on books by Roger GILBERT-LECOMTE, Louis-Ferdinand CELINE and Charles BUKOWSKI, “Tetanos Mystique” is a neauseating beast of infectious Blackened Death Metal that twists rusted knives further into your soiled wounds, with a rictus sardonic and a feti...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE – Debut New Music Video

“Red Before Black”, the new video from Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be seen above. The song is the title track of the band’s latest album, which was released in November 2017 via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014’s “A Skeletal Domain” was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006’s “Kill”, 2009’s “Evisceration Plague” and 2012’s “Torture”.

The “Red Before Black” clip is from the mind of horror FX veteran Doug Sakmann. The concept builds upon the world brought to life by Zev Deans in the previously released “Code Of The Slashers” video but adds significantly to the visual gore department. Sakmann shot the...

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EINHERJER – Signs With Napalm Records

Welcome back to the family, EINHERJER. Napalm Records is proud to announce that the Norwegian Viking Metal legends return after 23 years and the release of Dragons Of The North in 1996.

Napalm Records A&R Sebastian Muench comments: “In 1996 Napalm Records released what today can clearly be described as one of the best Viking / Pagan Metal albums ever written, Dragons of the North. 23 years later it is a pleasure to announce the re-signing of Einherjer. Welcome back to the Napalm Records family and together we can create yet another masterpiece!”

Frode “Grimar” Glesnes on the signing: “We’re thrilled to announce that we have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records...

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EXHORDER – Finish Recording New Album

After 27 years of waiting, fans can rejoice as New Orleans’ face-melting thrash legends EXHORDER will be releasing their forever-awaited third studio album later this year. The band has officially wrapped recording of their first record since the long celebrated ’92 classic The Law. Exhorder will celebrate their return with a festival date in Europe and a North American tour with Kataklysm in September. Dates are coming soon.

Commenting on the long journey to recording their third record, the band’s founding guitarist Vinnie La Bella says, “27 years? Man, that’s a big number! A lot has transpired over the course of such an extended amount of time, and this record touches on it all...

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After pulling out all the stops on an exhaustive two year long independent death investigation that I’ve conducted on behalf of Chris Cornell and the people, I have reached an official conclusion in the matter.

At the same time I am currently holding a 24 hour long online vigil on this 2 year anniversary of his tragic death, where fans can respectfully honor his memory and incredible rock music legacy, as well as share their thoughts and opinions as it relates to my groundbreaking reporting.

As the world’s most widely published journalist, I accomplished many amazing feats battling against the corruption of the New World Order over the past 24 months...

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CROWBAR – Writing New Album

CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein has announced that writing sessions for the band’s twelfth studio album commenced today, May 17th. Recent months have found Windstein in the studio working on a new solo album, which he described as being “mellow, dark music.” Release details for both albums have yet to be disclosed.

Crowbar is an American Sludge Metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, characterized by their extremely slow, low-keyed, hardcore and brooding songs.

Starting in 1989 and taking its name from the Crowbar group in NOLA (New Orleans), Kirk Windstein went on to pioneer slow and heavy music with a unique vocal style. Their first album, Obedience Thru Suffering was released in 1991, but failed to achieve notoriety...

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WIZARD RIFLE – Debut “Rocket To Hell” Single

Washington/Detroit-based outfit WIZARD RIFLE premiere a new song entitled “Rocket to Hell”, taken from their upcoming new self-titled album, which is out August 30 on Svart Records.

Check out now “Rocket to Hell” above.

Wizard Rifle formed in Portland, Oregon in 2009. Teaming with Nanotear Booking, guitarist/vocalist Max Dameron and drummer/vocalist Sam Ford have performed extensively across the US and Canada, including appearances at Psycho Las Vegas, Hopscotch, Crucial Fest, MusicFest NW and SXSW, and tours with Bongzila, Buzzov*en, Black Cobra, Church of Misery, Saviors, Arabrot, Cutthroats 9 and NAAM.

Their powerful live shows and two full-length releases, 2014’s “Here in the Deadlight” and 2012’s “Speak Loud Say Nothing” have drawn great praise and kept critics and audie...

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POWER TRIP – Band Member Injured

POWER TRIP have canceled their scheduled performance at the ‘Dark Lord Day’ festival tomorrow (May 18) in Indiana, as an unidentified member of the band was injured this week in a bicycle accident. Power Trip have issued the following statement:

“We’re stunned and sad to announce that we’ve been forced to cancel our set tomorrow at Dark Lord Day. One of us was in a serious bicycle accident two days ago, but even after still wanting to play the show, was told by doctors this morning that he is not cleared to fly and requires immediate surgery. He’s going to be alright but we do not know much more than that...

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SAINT VITUS – Streaming New Album

Doom/sludge metal veterans SAINT VITUS are now streaming their eponymous new album in full. The record is released worldwide today, May 17. You can have a listen above.

Saint Vitus. One of the first doom metal bands. Influenced by Black Sabbath.

Saint Vitus were formed in 1978 under the name Tyrant. They briefly reunited for a few shows in 2003 and when Debris Inc. and The Hidden Hand were both put on ice for good by 2008, Saint Vitus decided to stay reunited full-time. They released their eighth studio album in 2012 with Wino on vocals.

In autumn 2014, they toured Europe for their 35th anniversary, performing their Born Too Late in full...

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