Tweet Ready to shred, #Metal411heads? Because today I’m bringing you some hot slag to really sink your teeth into. I’m talking of course about the dark mysterious wonderpiece that is: […]
According to Blabbermouth.net the founder and lead singer of renowned metal band Gwar, David Brockie, has died, numerous sources close to the group tell Style Weekly.
I’ve never encountered a band that constructs a two-disk statement quite like Milwaukee-based Shroud of Despondency in regards to their latest oeuvre Tied to a Dying Animal…the group completely changes their genre between albums.
Thy Will strikes me as the kind of album whose main purpose serves as the performer’s jumping-off point.
…If I had to guess, they want the winning video to be something along the lines of the “All Nightmare Long” music video as directed by Ninja Sex Party.
Tweet If you’re an avid follower of the underground metal scene, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of VATTNET VISKAR. The New Hampshire quartet was first launched onto the scene in […]
New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces Additional Bands
Tweet Montreal metal innovators DESPISED ICON have announced their plans for several reunion concerts to happen this Spring, after the group’s dissolution in mid-2010. As of writing, there are no known […]
Tweet Listening to self-identifying metalheads argue the merits of metalcore with one another is a divine experience in how radically different each side’s argument is. The subgenre’s apologists will throw […]
Tweet Crossover grindcore beast CALL OF THE VOID is heading out on the road soon to begin their late-Winter batch of live thrill-rides, joined by their friends from Long Beach, the metallic […]
Motörhead Once Again Forced to Cancel European Tour
Tweet If you’re a progressive metal fan, the news in the header may have caused your heart to stop from excitement, but if you’re still with us, yes, the wildly-talented […]
Tweet BROKEN HOPE is proud to announce their first major North American tour of 2014! “The Best in Brutality” tour, co-headlined by BROKEN HOPE and Oceano, will hit 27 cities in the U.S. and Canada in […]
The tour will still be going on with Protest the Hero, Affiance and The Kindred.
Last month, the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT released The Retinal Circus, an epic recording of Hevy Devy’s sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London in 2012.
Limited to 1500 copies, this re-issue will disappear fast.
The film was created by Veva Entertainment Co. with director Daniel Andres Gomez Bagby and producer Marco De Molina and was filmed last month on location at Central City Stages in Los Angeles.
British heavy metal legends SAXON have unleashed their new album Unplugged and Strung Up, a full-length release of fresh twists on classic tracks, today via UDR Music!
… it only makes sense for the two bands to play yet another show together, but this time it’s not one, but three, all scheduled for late January and early February of 2014.
Swedish melodic death quintet DARKANE have revealed a slew of European tour dates in early 2014, which will see the band perform alongside fellow countrymen SOILWORK.
Due out November 25th in Europe and North America, these new editions have been expanded with previously unseen photos from Lord Ahriman’s personal archive, extensive liner notes by Olivier “Zoltar” Badin (Terrorizer / Iron Fist), bonus material and revamped layouts.
Lamb of God Cancels show due to family emergency
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CALIBAN has revealed the unique cover art for their upcoming album, Ghost Empire, scheduled to be released on February 4th in North America via Century Media Records.
Rejoice metalheads, Satan Claus (pictured right) has heard your collective plea and on Dec. 10, 2013 (Nov. 11 in the UK), American Recordings will reissue ten of SLAYER’s seminal albums on vinyl.
Serj Tankian is no stranger to, pardon the pun, throwing something at the wall(in this case it’s canvas) and seeing if it sticks.
…“Mongrel”, released in 2007. It’s one of the few album that comes to mind whose title is actually representative of its contents. A mongrel is, by definition, an animal of several different breeds mixed into one. Though, the word is most commonly used to describe an animal that’s gone mad and/or rabid; one that can’t sit still, and is often violent.
Gothic-doom metallers PARADISE LOST have released their 25th anniversary compilation,Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities), today in North America!
After disbanding in 2011, the group is now back together with the classic Progression Towards Evil lineup (vocalist Sherwood Webber, guitarist Noah Carpenter, bassist Joe Keyser and drummer Bob Beaulac) plus the recent addition of Dave Matthews on second guitar.
“We went out to the most desolate stretch of highway we could find out in the Mojave desert. It’s a fitting location for this song, which is a motorin’ heavy metal tune, with a Priest highway-rollin’ type feel crossed with the forbidding mysticism of the night!”
Following an intensely moving Joey LaCaze tribute performance at the first annual Housecore Horror Film Fest, a set which featured Dale Crover from the mighty MELVINS holding down the drum kit, EYEHATEGOD continued moving forward naming new drummer Aaron Hill.
I have to admit, I was really fucking excited for the “This Tour is Personal” tour after discovering it was coming to Seattle.
Returning to North America for the second run in support of its 13th studio album Phantom Antichrist, German thrash overlord KREATOR kicked off its “Legends of Thrash” tour last night
TESTAMENT/DRAGONLORD’s Eric Peterson has just entered a new realm, combining brutal death vocals and dramatic singing with Celtic-metal vocalist/composer LEAH on her new track ‘Dreamland’.
Seven Random Questions with DIAMOND PLATE
DIAMOND PLATE release Pulse, tour with DEATH ANGEL
Happy Halloween, to celebrate, here’s a few metal inspired carvings to commemorate the day. Trick or Treat mother f**kers!
ALTERBEAST set to release debut album soon
Review: SANDRIDERS Godhead is the perfect metal album to chill to
New Devin Townsend Project live CD/DVD ‘The Retinal Circus’
Slayer Live at the Palladium 2013
ABSU: TRVE Brewing Company Announces Collaboration With Band To Release Four Different Beers
LOUNA makes official statement about Rebel Music cancellation
Tidal Arms new track via MetalSucks
COP PROBLEM Deploys New Track At Cvlt Nation
NEUROSIS Confirms Duo Of January Shows In Montreal With Godspeed You! Black Emperor
ENABLER Streams Entire Flies EP At Revolver; CD Preorders… They Live
Toxic Holocaust unleashes new video
Metal Masters 5 coming to Anaheim Jan. 22 featuring members of Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and more.
Pearl Jam covers Van Halen’s “Eruption” and “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love”
Mastodon to Release Video of Explosive London show
TOOL making progress on material for new album, hopefully out in 2014.
Surgeon (Philadelphia) confirms November tour
TOAD: Arizona Blackened Death Rock Ringleaders Announce Tour With Agrimonia; Band To Open For Ghost B.C. Tomorrow
OTHERWISE To Release Free ‘ENJOY THE PAIN’ EP October 31
Denver Black Sky And Granite House Records To Release Special AXESLASHER/CALL OF THE VOID Split 7″
Ramming Speed Announce Fall 2013 Tour Dates
Tweet HANK WILLIAMS III is a force to be reckoned with. For one he’s one of the hardest woking guys in the biz. Having seen him and his gang of […]
Gene “Mr. Grumpy Pants” Simmons put a dagger straight through the heart of real KISS fans this week when he poo-pooed the notion of Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons performing with the current line-up of the band if inducted into Rock and Roll hall of fame (the lower case is not an error, see here for an explanation).
Metal royalty converge for Eddie Trunk’s radio show 30th anniversary shindig
It looks like the rumors are true and METALLICA will bag the elusive seventh continent when they play a one-0ff concert in Anarctica in December.
Philip Anselmo & The Illegals Announce 2 song EP
To help mark the band’s very first performance at the Hollywood Palladium in 25 years, SLAYER will play a special, one-time-only set at their show this Sunday, October 27.
We didn’t think it would have to come to this, but: If you are at a show DO NOT attempt to cut the throats of other audience members. Even if it is at a DEICIDE show. According to El Paso radio station KLAQ 95.5 FM three fans at a DEICIDE/BROKEN HOPE/DISGORGE/NECRONOMICON show at a venue called Tricky Falls were slashed with a box cutter during BROKEN HOPE’s set.
Tweet Original Score, Featuring 50-Piece Orchestra, Being Released as Full-Length Album on October 29th TV Special Airing Sunday, October 27th on Adult Swim + Watch the First Five Minutes of the […]
…rock n’ roll headbangers ASOMVEL, whose acclaimed new album “Knuckle Duster” — due Oct. 29 — will serve as Bad Omen’s inaugural North American release.
To celebrate the November 25 release of Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses DVD original members OZZY OSBOURNE and GEEZER BUTLER will make a special appearance Wednesday, November 6 at the GRAMMY Museum’s Clive Davis Theater. Following a sneak peak at their forthcoming DVD, OZZY and GEEZER will take part in a Q&A where they’ll share their thoughts on the band’s reunion, their No. 1 album 13 and the group’s critically acclaimed world tour. More information on the event can be found at www.grammymuseum.org.
TOXIC HOLOCAUST: Chemistry Of Consciousness Streaming In Full;
RAVEN X streams debut album Essence Without Light for free
Marilyn Manson is joining the cast ABC TV series “Once Upon A Time”
Moving on from that tortured run-on sentence, THE LAST TEN SECONDS OF LIFE are a deathcore band straight out of Mansfield
It’s October again, so like clockwork Gwar came ravishing through the Northwest.
Watch the Brand New Music Video for MOTÖRHEAD’s ‘Heartbreaker’ Today via Rolling Stone – Featuring Animated Sketch Art by Lemmy Kilmister
Death metal has always kind of been the black sheep of music in general. A lot of people find the growled vocals to be annoying, the lyrics to be inane and needlessly violent, and the overall tone to be too angry for them to be able to find any enjoyment in it.
STRYPER are back in all their yellow and black glory with a new video for the song “No More Hell To Pay”, the band’s first music video since the early 1990s. The song is off their upcoming release No More Hell To Pay and is scheduled for a Nov. 5 North American release on Frontier Records.
MOTÖRHEAD graces their fans with an early full-album debut of their upcoming 21st studio album, Aftershock!
At Metal411, we’re about more than just bringing you the freshest, tastiest and heaviest metal news, reviews and interviews. We’re also about the metal community and giving back to our fellow metalheads. This week we talk moshing.
“IV: The Empire Strikes Back” begins with “Horizon” and doesn’t waste any time getting into the headbang material.
Welcome to a new feature on Metal411, something we like to call Seven Randumb Questions.
On Aug. 12, 2012, IN THIS MOMENT released Blood, their fourth full-length disc on Century Media records.
Exclusive track stream for “No Afterlife” from Soul Remnants
KILL DEVIL HILL are taking their new material on the road for a headlining club tour.
Oh well, who cares? Otargos are a three-piece metal band from France formed in 2001, which have graced us this time around with “Apex Terror”.
Normally, on an anniversary as momentous as this – the 27th anniversary of the release of SLAYER’s Reign In Blood, on Oct. 7, 1986 – a few words would be in order.
Can’t wait another second for a taste of some new TRIVIUM?
The live footage was captured during Sabbath’s two-date Melbourne, Australia stop
It’s been 7 years since the band’s last album, the polarized “10,000 Days”
Pinkish Black is a two-piece experimental metal band from Texas, colored with industrial and electronic elements.
“Monsanto is a very evil fucking corporation. If there is one corporation I think should be gone, turned off, that’s the one. Years ago they started with the weed killer Round-Up and then created genetically modified crops to withstand other pesticides…
Twenty-five years ago today tragedy struck outside a small town in rural Sweden when a tour bus containing members of Metallica crashed, killing the band’s bassist Cliff Burton.
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