Category: News

DEVILDRIVER Frontman Dez Fafara to Take Part in Alternative Press Video Chat August 21st

   New Album Winter Kills Available August 27th in North America DEVILDRIVER will be releasing their sixth studio album Winter Kills August 27th via Napalm Records.  As the release date draws near, DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara will be taking part in a special video chat with Alternative Press Magazine.  The chat will take place on August 21st at 6:00 PM EDT, and …

REVOCATION Crack the Billboard Top 200!

  Last week saw the release of the highly anticipated self-titled 4th full-length album from Boston Metallers REVOCATION.  The numbers are in for the first week and REVOCATION has cracked the Billboard Top 200 Chart for the first time.  The band came in at #158 on the Top 200 shifting just over 2600 copies.   The …

GWAR Gears up for the "Bloodbath" at This Weekend's GWAR-B-Q With New Song Premiere

Latest Opus Battle Maximus Available September 17th on Metal Blade Records The biggest, sickest, most debauched party of the summer is just days away! That’s right, Slave Pit Inc and your Lords and Masters GWAR are counting down the hours until the 4th Annual GWAR-B-Q.   The mighty GWAR will once again be headlining the event, …

NASHVILLE PUSSY Announce North American Tour Dates

    Continue Work on New Studio Album Southern hard rockers NASHVILLE PUSSY have a headlining North American tour kicking off later this fall  The run kicks off October 3rd in Charlotte, NC and will run through October 23rd in Pittsburgh, PA. NASHVILLE PUSSY recently released a live record recorded all over Europe in a …

Anthrax Reveal New Guitarist: Jon Donais of Shadows Fall

Last night, during a TeamRock Radio interview, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian made it public that the band’s new guitarist is Shadows Fall axman Jon Donais. Donais has been filling in with Anthrax since Rob Caggiano left the band in January to join Volbeat. “Jon is a bro and he’s also a total fucking ripper,” Ian …

NEWSTED's 'Heavy Metal Music' Cracks U.S. Top 40

“Heavy Metal Music”, the debut album from NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — sold nearly 8,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 40 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was made available on August 6 in North America via Chophouse Records/Collective Sounds and …

RINGWORM Announce New EP Bleed Out September 17th

Announce North American Tour Dates Legendary Cleveland hardcore/metal giants RINGWORM have completed work on a limited edition 3 song 10″ in anticipation of their fall 2013 US tour.  The EP, which is titled, Bleed will be released September 17th via Relapse Records. Bleed features three brand new songs including a Discharge cover!  Bleed will be …

REACH Debut EP Patterns in Static Available Today – Streaming in Full on Absolute Punk

  New Jersey, alt-rock outfit REACH has released their debut EP, Patterns in Static. Born out of the ashes of the progressive, Boy Meets Machine, this new band delivers a unique sonic assault.   REACH features vocalist/bassist, Joel Monet, lead guitarist, Christian Colabelli, rhythm guitarist, Steve Swain, and drummer, Joe Nivare.     Today REACH has partnered up with Absolute …

BLACK WATER RISING New Album Pissed and Driven Out Today

   Streaming in Full on Metal Insider BLACK WATER RISING is back with the follow up to their critically acclaimed self-titled debut.  Their sophomore album Pissed and Driven is available today through Metalville/E1. The album art was created by Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Design (Manowar, TYR).  Pick up a copy on Amazon or iTunes.  The …

TOM MORELLO Working On First Heavy Rock Album Since AUDIOSLAVE

In a new interview with Bloody Disgusting, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello revealed that he is working on a new heavy rock album, to be released sometime in 2014. The effort, which may not be issued under the NIGHTWATCHMAN banner (unlike Morello‘s previous solo releases), “will be the first time since RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE or AUDIOSLAVE that I’ve made a really big rock record,” Tom said. …