Tag: Music

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 …

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 …

Norway's MAYHEM Mixing New Album

Legendary Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM are mixing their new album at Mølla Studio in Gjerstad, Norway for an early 2014 release. Asked if MAYHEM has begun working on material for the follow-up to 2007’s “Ordo Ad Chao”, the group’s bassist, Jørn Stubberud (a.k.a. Necrobutcher), told Total Rock Radio in August 2012, “I think that we are not a traditional band in that matter, that we make an …

JOEY JORDISON On Next SLIPKNOT Album: 'We've All Got A S**tload Of Riffs'

ARTISTdirect.com editor-in-chief Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT and SCAR THE MARTYR drummer Joey Jordison. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ARTISTdirect.com: The album becomes an epic journey from start to finish. You’ve got to listen to it from beginning to end because there’s so much going on, and it’s …

BILL WARD Talks To Groovey.TV About Upcoming Album 'Accountable Beasts'

Groovey.TV recently conducted an interview with legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Groovey.TV: How did the “Absence Of Corners” [Bill‘s collection of fine art created from rhythm] art project all get started? Bill Ward: Well, the company we are doing this with is called SceneFour and they have a brief history of doing this …

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 …

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 …