Category: News

ROB ZOMBIE On Upcoming Concert DVD: 'I Figured At Least Once We Should Film It'

On July 20, Rob Zombie spoke to the Albany, New York radio stationQ103 about his plans to capture his band’s current live show for an upcoming concert DVD.  “[Doing a concert DVD] always seemed like a huge nuisance, truthfully,”Rob said. “We had a live record and that took a million years to do. And a live DVD, for some …

DUFF MCKAGAN On VELVET REVOLVER: We're Just Waiting For The Right Singer To Come Along

Former GUNS N’ ROSES bassist Duff McKagan spoke to Billboard.comabout the current status of VELVET REVOLVER, the band that released two full-length albums through RCA/Sony BMG — 2004’s “Contraband”and 2007’s “Libertad” — before dismissing singer Scott Weiland back in April 2008. “We talk about it every now and again. Slash [guitar] and Matt [Sorum, drums] and Dave [Kushner, guitar] and I played in South Africa at the beginning of June…and of course we talked …

DEATH DIVISION: 'MMXIII' EP Available On iTunes

“MMXIII”, the debut EP from DEATH DIVISION — the heavy, technicallyaggressive and melodic band founded by bassist Jerry Montano(HELLYEAH, DANZIG, NOTHINGFACE), drummer Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, HATE ETERNAL, NILE), vocalist/guitarist Sean De La Tour and lead guitarist Rick Di Marco — is now available on iTunes. “MMXIII” track listing: 01. I’ve Had Enough02. We Are the Fallen03. The Day She Left04. All Hope Is Lost05. Demons DEATH DIVISION is taking part in this year’s edition of Gigantour, …

SLIPKNOT Drummer's SCAR THE MARTYR To Release Debut Album In October

SCAR THE MARTYR, the new band led by SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, will release its self-titled debut album on October 1 viaRoadrunner Records. SCAR THE MARTYR will film a music video to accompany the CD’s lead single, which will be announced in the coming weeks along with a full album track listing. Recorded at Sound Farm Studios in Des Moines, Iowa, SCAR THE …

GOD FORBID Guitarist Launches New Rock Band

Guitarist Doc Coyle (GOD FORBID) and vocalist Ravi (PHYLLOTAXIS) have started a new rock band with drummer Moe Watson and multi-instrumentalist Aden Oxenreider. The as-yet-unnamed project is currently seeking a second guitar player. Says Coyle: “I started working on material with Ravi almost two years ago by trading files over the Internet. I was tied up with GOD FORBID, but now we finally have the time …

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS On Replacing SCOTT WEILAND: 'We Thought Of CHESTER And That Was It'

With STONE TEMPLE PILOTS moving full steam ahead on a new EP and a full slate of fall tour dates with new singer Chester Bennington, The Pulse Of Radio asked guitarist Dean DeLeo how the group chose theLINKIN PARK frontman for the job in the first place. “We simply did not have a list of guys we were thinking of, we didn’t hold …

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Drummer Forced To Sit Out Shows; AS I LAY DYING's MANCINO To Step In

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have released the following statement: “We have some not-so-good news to announce. Our drummer, Justin Foley [pictured below], recently had a bicycle accident and broke his collarbone. So he will not be able to do this upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week. Luckily, we were able to find a replacement drummer on short …

TABERAH ‘Necromancer’ Release Date Confirmed

Australian heavy metallers TABERAH have set Friday, September 13th as the worldwide release date for their new album, Necromancer, via Dust On The Tracks Records. The CD was engineered by Theo B (Scorpion), produced and mixed by Joe Haley (Psycroptic) and mastered by Australian Metal Icon “Stu Marshall” (Death Dealer, Empires Of Eden, Dungeon, Paindivision). The artwork was made by Hannah Flowers, who is a talented Tasmanian tattoo artist. …

Chicago Metal Legends TROUBLE Enter The Billboard Charts!

Chicago metal legends TROUBLE returned with their first album since ‘Simple Mind Condition’, released in 2007.  The album entitled The Distortion Field features 13 tracks and is available now on FRW Records in North America and in Europe on July 26th, 2013. With their return album TROUBLE cracked two of Billboard’s Charts this week.  The …

BLACK TUSK Premiere New Video at Noisey.com

Yesterday saw the release of the long awaited new EP from Savannah Metallers BLACK TUSK.  Tend No Wounds is available in CD, Vinyl and digital formats and can be ordered from the Relapse Records Store HERE.   The EP can be purchased on iTunes HERE.  The EP is streaming in full on BLACK TUSK‘s Bandcamp Page.   …