Category METAL NEWS

VOLBEAT – Debut New Music Video

VOLBEAT have released a music video for their collaborative track with Clutch, etc. frontman Neil Fallon. That song, “Die To Live“, can be found on Volbeat‘s latest album, “Rewind, Replay, Rebound‘. Adam Rothlein directed the clip with Fallon stating of the shoot:

“A couple of months ago, I flew up to Boston to meet up with Volbeat to film the video for their new single, ‘Die To Live‘. It was a breeze to make, maybe four hours. It’s a catchy straight-ahead rocker of a song and I am flattered to have been asked to participate.”

Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen added:

“We were thrilled to be able to get Neil, Raynier and Doug together with us in the same room to shoot this video, and we’re really proud of how it came out...

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JUDAS PRIEST – Vintage Concert Shirt For Sale!

FOR SALE: Vintage Judas Priest 1982 Screaming For Vengeance Concert Shirt XL

Rock n Roll Hall of Fame nominees, JUDAS PRIEST, scored a major breakthrough in America with the classic Screaming For Vengeance album. Now is your chance to own a piece of HEAVY MEAL history!!!

The price has been reduced on this vintage Judas Priest collectible! Great condition, selling as much as $500 on eBay. Right now you can steal it for $333!!! https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Judas-Priest-1982-Screaming-For-Vengeance-Concert-Shirt-XL/193191356175

Condition is Pre-owned. Great condition. No holes or stains. Shipped with USPS First Class Package.

One of the originators of heavy metal, with Rob Halford’s lead vocals notable for their high-pitched screams, they also feature an innovative tw...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE – Planning Comeback Tour In 2020

No, this is not another hoax. Legendary bad boys of rock, MÖTLEY CRÜE, are said to be making preparations to launch a major comeback tour in 2020, according to the site Radar Online. Apparently the band is dealing with some internal fighting going on still between Tommy Lee and Vince Neil, along with Tommy’s issues with overcoming drug dependency. And we all know that Vince needs to lose at least forty pounds from his stomach to make a serious run at doing a tour.

Mötley Crüe rumoured to be offered $150 million tour but with conditions for Vince Neil and Tommy Lee

As the story goes, Mötley Crüe are locked in a “petty war of words,” RadarOnline.com has revealed exclusively, as the bad boys “bicker over which aging superstar should go to rehab first.”

According to source...

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NEKROGOBLIKON – UK Tour Dates Announced

NEKROGOBLIKON have lined up a UK headlining run for early January. That trek will take place with Harbinger and For I Am King in tow and will lead Nekrogoblikon into their European tour as direct support to Gloryhammer on a run that also features Wind Rose.

With Harbinger & For I Am King:

01/08 Plymouth, UK – The Junction
01/09 Bristol, UK – Thekla
01/10 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
01/11 Leeds, UK – Key Club
01/21 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
01/13 Swansea, UK – Sin City
01/14 Southampton, UK – The Loft
01/15 London, UK – Underworld

With Gloryhammer & Wind Rose:

01/17 Hamburg, GER – Gruenspan
01/18 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinenhalle II
01/19 Antwerp, BEL – Trix
01/21 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
01/22 Berlin, GER – Festsaal Kreuzberg
01/23 Nuremberg, GE...

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BODYSNATCHER – Debut New Song

Melbourne, FL deathcore/metalcore act BODYSNATCHER are streaming the lead single from their upcoming album, This Heavy Void (due out January 31). You can listen to new song “Merciless” above.

Band Members

Kyle Medina- Vocals
Chris Whited – Drums
Kyle Shope – Bass
Kyle Carter – Guitar

Stay Sick Recordings Roster:

Spite
Bury Your Dead
Bodysnatcher
Dealer
It Prevails
Bloodline
Extortionist
Born A New
Dead Crown
Degrader
Sentinels
Sleep Waker
Bone Crew
InVisions
Deadships
Notions
Distinguisher
Meltdown
Trove
Gamma Sector
Weeping Wound
Mothersound

This Heavy Void is due out January 31, 2020. Spread the word!

Make sure and check out other hot bands on the Stay Sick roster!!!

By definition, deathcore is a hybrid of metalcore and death metal...

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ACCEPT – Recruit New Guitarist

ACCEPT are currently busy preparing for their two upcoming North American shows next week; on November 8th at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles, IL and November 10th at the Foamhenge Festival in Houston,TX. In preparation for those shows, today, the band put out this statement:

“Unfortunately, Uwe Lulis will not be able to join us for these two shows as he is recuperating from a recent reconstructive surgery on his leg, from injuries he received to it in a near fatal motorcycle accident a decade ago. Uwe has dealt with the injury for a long time and has had many surgeries as a result.

“In the process of finding cover for Uwe for these shows, everybody remarked how they loved working with Philip Shouse during this year‘s Symphonic Terror Tour, so we asked if he could help us ou...

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CARACH ANGREN – Recording New Album

The recording sessions have commenced for CARACH ANGREN’s sixth studio album. Season Of Mist are lining that up for a 2020 release with the band issuing the below statement on the matter:

“After many incredible tours meeting our dedicated fans around the globe, we finally return to the studio! Over the past two years a lot of creativity and effort has already flown into preparing our sixth monstrous full length album.

For recording drums, bass and guitars we return to familiar grounds, working with the talented Patrick Damiani at his Tidal Wave Studio in Germany while vocals and orchestral arrangements are being prepared in our own crypt. For the mix of the album we welcome a new force, namely Robert Carranza (Marilyn Manson), who’s work up until now has impressed us very much...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM – 3 Band Members Call It Quits

Finnish metal veterans CHILDREN OF BODOM have announced the imminent departure of three members, including their drummer and co-founder.

Following a final performance in Finland this December, drummer Jaska Raatikainen, bassist Henkka Blacksmith, and keyboardist Janne Wirman will exit the band to “change direction within their lives.” All three have been members of the group for more than 20 years.

Children of Bodom have issued the following statement:

“It is with heavy hearts that we announce that 2019 will be the last for Children Of Bodom with this line-up. After almost 25 years with Bodom, thousands of shows and 10 albums it is time for Henkka, Janne and Jaska to step back and change direction within their lives...

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DEAD END FINLAND – Debut New Music Video

Finnish melodic metal band DEAD END FINLAND released a new single “Deathbed” from their forthcoming album. Their fourth full-length album “Inter Vivos” will finally see the daylight on January 24th 2020 and will be published via Inverse Records.

  The album will feature a variety of songs from the melodic metal genre. “Deathbed” is the opening track of the album and it represents the more aggressive and industrial side, but also introduces the versatile melodies of the band.

  “Deathbed was one of the latest tracks we recorded to this album. It´s a sinister story about a man´s last moments on his deathbed. The song offers many different emotional paths that are like a metaphor for human life.”

Tracklist:


01. Deathbed
02. Closer To Extinction
...

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HOW TO KILL ON HALLOWEEN: The ’93 Murder Of River Phoenix

Report – HOW TO KILL ON HALLOWEEN:

The ’93 Murder Of River Phoenix (Part 2)

by Randy “Rocket” Cody

I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a fucking comedy.” – Arthur Fleck (The Joker, 2019)

Last Halloween, I published the first installment of my debut death investigative report on the tragic demise of late actor/musician River Phoenix, wherein I began to connect the dots for fans as to what truly happened to him on his last night alive at Johnny Depp‘s former club, The Viper Room, located on the Sunset Strip, which at this time of writing literally has flames devouring up the homes around it due to yet another forest fire torching the California dream life of so many residents.

As the story goes, actor/rocker Johnny Depp, guitarist in THE...

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