Tag: Metal

ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says 'Vibe Has Been Great' During Songwriting Sessions For Next Album

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently spoke to RollingStone.com about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’ss follow-up to 2011’s “Worship Music” album. “Frank [Bello, bass] and Charlie [Benante, drums] came out here to my house and we jumped right in in November,” he said. “Not to jinx anything, but things have been going …

GHOST Wins Swedish GRAMMIS Award For 'Best Hard Rock/Metal'

Swedish occult rockers GHOST were honored in the “Best Hard Rock/Metal” category at the Swedish Grammis awards (Swedish Grammy equivalent), which was held last night (Wednesday, February 19) at Cirkus in Stockholm. The bands were all nominated for their most recent releases, all of which came out during 2013. “Best Hard Rock/Metal” nominees were as …

EMMURE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM; ETERNAL ENEMIES

2013 was a landmark year for EMMURE. The band played Rockstar Mayhem Festival, toured relentlessly with Asking Alexandria, Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch Engage, Whitechapel, and We Came As Romans. EMMURE also expanded their global presence, headlining the Impericon Never Say Die! Tour across Europe, as well as playing in South America, Russia, Israel, Japan, …

Iron Maiden Announces 2014 Tour Dates

The 2014 Tour will include dates in countries not visited during the 2013 leg and will be a much shorter run than is usual for a Maiden tour. Manager Rod Smallwood explains, “The Maiden England 2013 Tour was incredibly well received everywhere and there is much demand from fans to see more and for the …

EDEN'S CURSE Announces New Drummer

EDEN’S CURSE are disappointed to announce the departure of Pete Newdeck from the band. Pete has been the drummer of the group since it’s formation in 2006 and has been a key member of the writing team during those eight years together. However he announced to the band just before Christmas that it was his …

EXORCISM Unveil 'I Am God', Cover Artwork, Tracklist, Release Date

Doomy heavy metallers EXORCISM will release their debut album, “I AM GOD”, on April 25 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Mario Bouffier (Sacred Reich, Megaherz, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop), additional editing by Axel Wiesenauer (Killing Machine, Raven Lord) from Rock’N’Growl and Logo made by Anestis Goudas (Dimmu …

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 …