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Empire State Bastard Featuring Dave Lombardo Drop First Song

After announcing earlier this month that legendary ex-Slayer and current Testament/Mr. Bungle drummer Dave Lombardo would be joining up with


Chat Pile Release Stephen King-Inspired Single “Cut” From Upcoming Split

After asserting rapid domination over the noise rock and sludge scenes last year with the release of their album God’s


Steel Panther’s Michael Starr Doesn’t Worry About Cancel Culture: “People Are Sick of Not Being Heard”

Canadian outlet The Metal Voice recently interviewed Steel Panther singer Michael Starr about a variety of topics, including the band’s


Corpsegrinder Guests on New Creeping Death Track “Intestinal Wrap”

Sometimes two things just go together, like peanut butter and chocolate or Creeping Death and George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher. The Cannibal


CRADLE OF FILTH & ED SHEERAN’s Collaboration Might Drop This Summer

The long-rumored Cradle Of Filth and Ed Sheeran collaboration has been largely recorded and may very well surface this summer!


Nikki Sixx Will Guest on Dolly Parton’s Rock Album

Having just been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, country legend Dolly Parton’s decided she’s going to


​​Black & Roll: KVELERTAK’s Meir Turns 10 Years Old

„We are here to party, not to fight!“ – Words from original Kvelertak vocalist Erlend Hjelvik as he calmed frenzied


Album Review: LAMP OF MUURMUR Saturnian Bloodstorm

Following Lamp of Murmuur these last few years has been a fascinating journey. The project began as one of many


Warbringer’s “Unraveling” Music Video Showcases the Chaotic Energy at One of Their Recent Shows

California thrash metal warlords Warbringer released a new music video today for the track “Unraveling” and it’s sending me into


James Hetfield Says Metallica’s Full of “Really Average Players”

Actually average heavy metal players, you may want to sit down. Your definition of “average” is about to get all


RANDY BLYTHE Names The Grindcore Vocalists That Influenced Him

Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe started out as more of a punk rock kid and grew into metal. So


CREEPING DEATH Recruits CORPSEGRINDER For New Single „Intestinal Wrap“

Creeping Death is here to kick your ass into next year with their new single „Intestinal Wrap“ featuring George „Corpsegrinder“


Linkin Park’s Second Unreleased Meteora Track “Fighting Myself” Available Now

Weeks after their first unreleased track “Lost” blew up on streaming services, the surviving members of Linkin Park have once


PARADISE LOST Announces New Drummer

Paradise Lost has announced Guido Zima as their new drummer. Zima already works with Paradise Lost frontman Gregor Mackintosh in


THY ART IS MURDER Streams New Single „Until There Is No Longer“

Thy Art Is Murder is now streaming their new track „Until There Is No Longer“ from the upcoming Depressions Sessions


Spirit Adrift Announce New Album Ghost At The Gallows and Drop an Absolute Riff-fest of a First Single

Texas heavy metal band Spirit Adrift are back with some new and tasty riffs to help drive you into the


Is GHOST Releasing New Music Before Their Next Tour?

Ghost will kick off their European tour on May 21 at the Zenith venue in Rouen, France, and it sounds


SPIRIT ADRIFT Streams New Single, Announces New Album Ghost At The Gallows

Spirit Adrift is back with a new single called „Death Won’t Stop Me“ and a new record Ghost At The


Shi*t That Comes Out Today – March 24, 2023

Happy Friday—spring has sprung and there is a TON of good stuff out today, so let’s get straight into it.


LINKIN PARK Streams Nü-Metal Meteora B-Side „Fighting Myself“

Linkin Park has announced Meteora 20th Anniversary Edition for April 7. The anniversary edition features a handful of unreleased music



This week’s new heavy metal releases includes honestly too much good stuff. You’re getting an epic deathcore debut, a lot


Scott Ian, Phil Demmel, and More to Jam Out for Animal Shelter Charity

Next Tuesday, roughly 50 different rock and metal artists will come together to take the stage for the Ultimate Jam


RUSH’s „YYZ“ Played On An Upright Bass Is Fascinating

I have to admit: I’ve always enjoyed the sound of an upright bass. And beyond its sound, I’m just fascinated


Babymetal Dropped “Mirror Mirror” Video Ahead of Tomorrow’s Album Release

Tomorrow is a huge day for cutesy metal band Babymetal and the fans they’ve amassed around the world. After years


Review: MORK’s Dypet Takes You Deep into the Cold Abyss

The first official day of Spring was earlier this week, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t remember that just


THOMAS ERIKSEN Discusses MORK’s Forthcoming Album Dypet, Evolution Of The Band & More

In many respects, Mork’s Thomas Eriksen is the most important True Norwegian Black Metal artist of his generation. Eriksen is


Members Of ANTHRAX, VIO-LENCE, MINISTRY & More To Participate In Jam For Charity

Ultimate Jam Night has announced a star-studded event to benefit Animal Tracks, a southern California sanctuary for endangered animals. The


Anthrax, Korn, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Extinction A.D. Members Rip Through Machine Head’s “Davidian”

Back in the dark times when we were all forced to stay inside, one bright point for us metalheads was



Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony seems to be plotting a brand new band. According to Anthony in an interview


Unsurprisingly, VOIDCEREMONY’s New Single „Abyssic Knowledge Bequeathed“ Is Proggy Death Metal

With an album title like Threads Of Unknowing and a song named „Abyssic Knowledge Bequeathed“, you shouldn’t be the least


Russian Circles Refused to Sell Merch at Recent Show to Protest Venues Taking Their Cut

There are a number of reasons why it’s become so hard for bands to tour these days. And while most


Watch: SPIRITBOX’s Vocalist Joins MAKE THEM SUFFER On Stage

Make Them Suffer played their song „Contraband“ for the first time ever on March 22 at The Forum in Melbourne,


PANOPTICON & AFSKY Announce European Tour

2023 is gonna be a pretty solid year for Panopticon fans. The band is prepping their new record The Rime


Making Money As A DIY Artist On Spotify Got Even Harder In 2022

Spotify for independent artists isn’t exactly going great. A new feature is giving smaller artists a chance to get in



Sure, Machine Head’s 1994 classic „Davidian“ is a killer song, but what if it was brought into 2023 with a


Review: Ne Obliviscaris’ Exul is a Challenging and Satisfying Progressive Journey

The recording of Ne Obliviscaris’ fourth album Exul was a long and arduous process. It started in March 2020, just


Study Shows One Fifth Of Music Industry Professionals Experience Workplace Sexual Harassment & Abuse

In an extremely sad and regrettably not surprising development, a new study conducted and published by TuneCore and Believe, entitled


DRAIN Announces Headlining North American Tour

Drain, the hardcore band who recently made headlines for a particularly sick wedgie, has announced a massive 25-date North American


Apparently Being a Megadeth Guitarist Is a Competition

Gaijin guitar legend and former Megadeth shredder Marty Friedman recently rejoined the band for a brief spot in Japan but


DAVE MUSTAINE Says METALLICA Has „Always Tried“ To Hold Him Back

According to Dave Mustaine, there’s no competition between Megadeth and Metallica. Which almost feels like maybe Mustaine’s ire toward his


ACID KING’s LORI JOSEPHS Names Her Favorite Sci-Fi Soundtracks

We caught up with Acid King frontman Lori Josephs just ahead of their first new record in eight years, and


Saliva Guitarist Wayne Swinny Dead at 59

Memphis rockers Saliva officially confirmed the death of their guitarist, Wayne Swinny, last night. The 59-year-old guitarist died of a


KIRK HAMMETT Says LOU REED Taught Him How To Be In The Moment, Unlike METALLICA

By now, you’re likely to have read about Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s latest foot-in-mouth moment last week, when he chalked


Drummer Andrew Baird Has Quit Fallujah

After roughly 16 years behind the kit for Fallujah, drummer Andrew Baird took to social media to announce he was


SALIVA Guitarist WAYNE SWINNY Suffers Brain Hemorrhage

Founding Saliva guitarist Wayne Swinny has sadly suffered a brain hemorrhage and is currently in the ICU. As of a


JAKE LUHRS Talks 20 Years Of AUGUST BURNS RED And „Progressive, Dark, Challenging“ New Album Death Below

Ahead of their landmark 20th anniversary tour, metalcore titans August Burns Red are set to uncork what frontman Jake Luhrs


Legendary Video Game Designer Hideo Kojima Praises Lorna Shore’s Pain Remains

If you’ve ever played any of the Metal Gear Solid series or fell into the rabbit hole that’s Death Stranding,



Longtime Fallujah drummer Andrew Baird has quit the band. Baird has drummed for Fallujah since 2007 and played on every


Revel in the Blackened Hardcore of Nadir’s “The Old Wind”

Hope you’ve got a hankering for some killer blackened hardcore from the chilly wilds of Norway, because we’ve got one



The Callous Daoboys will hit the road this May with Hazing Over around their appearance at the recently reactivated Bamboozle


OTTTO’s Tye Trujillo’s Youth Played a Huge Part in His Worst Show Ever

When you’re starting out as a musician, landing gigs is one of the most important things you can do right


Legendary Video Game Designer HIDEO KOJIMA Is A LORNA SHORE Fan

Well, who saw this coming? Legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima, responsible for everything from the Metal Gear series to


Album Review: OTTTO Life Is A Game

I’m not gonna lie, I was immediately turned on to OTTTO for two primary reasons. The first of which is


The Kiss Biopic is Coming to Netflix in 2024

According to longtime Kiss manager Doc McGhee, the rights for the band’s band’s upcoming biopic, Shout It Out Loud, was


BAD OMENS Cuts Australian Show Short Due To Singer’s Vocal Issues

Bad Omens cut their set at The Factory Theatre in Sydney, Australia on March 22 short due to some vocal


Here’s Your First Look At The Life-Sized TOOL Fetus Skull

Tool originally released their art piece titled Fetus In Skull, which is a clear skull containing a human fetus designed


DevilDriver’s Dez Fafara Says He Can’t Play Overseas Due to COVID-Related Damage

Though scientists aren’t positive on the exact specifics on what the possible long-term effects of COVID-19 are on the human


Graves Of The 80s: An Examination Of The First Two SEPULTURA Records

Author’s note: Welcome to our second installment of Graves of the 80s, dedicated to exploring the best death metal, black


A Venue Printed This Weird BORN OF OSIRIS Shirt Without Their Permission

Well, here’s a new one – a venue just straight up printed a Born Of Osiris shirt without their permission


Vomit Forth Show Off Their “Pain Tolerance” in New Video, Start Tour Today

Time to get your ass beat by the new Vomit Forth video for “Pain Tolerance.” Culled from their debut album,


DEVILDRIVER Drops Off Bloodstock Due To Vocalist’s COVID-Related Heart Issues

It’s no secret that Dez Fafara damn near died from COVID – it’s the reason Coal Chamber even got around


Devin Townsend Says Video Games Aren’t Interesting Because They Feel Like “Work”

Prog metal statesman Devin Townsend is a busy man. Never one to rest on his laurels, he’s always looking to


RUSSIAN CIRCLES Refuses To Sell Merch At Paris Show Due To Ridiculous Financial Situation

Russian Circles will not be selling any merchandise at L’Olympia in Paris tonight thanks to a pretty ridiculous situation. According


Nita Strauss and Alice Cooper Team Up for New Single, “Winner Takes All”

Just weeks after rejoining shock rock king Alice Cooper and his band, guitar virtuoso Nita Strauss teamed up with the


MAMMOTH WVH Is Back With A Rager Of A New Single & A New Album

Mammoth WVH is already back with a new album named Mammoth II due out August 4, and a rager of


Here’s A Nü-Metal Band Playing A Subway

At some point, every chain food place will ave been played. There’s the legendary show at a Dennys (that cost


POLYPHIA Announces North American Tour With DOMI & JD BECK And MIDWXST

Polyphia will hit the road later this September with jazz fusion duo DOMi & JD Beck and rapper Midwxst. Which


The Callous Daoboys Are Working on a New EP

They may have just been showcased at Knotfest’s Pulse Of The Maggots Official SXSW Showcase over the weekend, but it


NILE Is In The Studio

Nile is in the studio knocking out their first new record since 2019’s Vile Nilotic Rites. No word on if


THE DARKNESS Announces European Leg Of Their Permission To Land Anniversary Tour

The Darkness is celebrating 20 years of Permission to Land with a European tour, and hopefully more dates around the


NITA STRAUSS Streams New Single Featuring ALICE COOPER

Nita Strauss is having a pretty big year. Strauss recently rejoined Alice Cooper’s band, and has now teamed up with


The Misfits Announce Shows with Megadeth, AFI, and Fear

Having been away from the stage for a few months now, The Original Misfits are planning to head back out


NE OBLIVISCARIS‘ TIM CHARLES Breaks Down Long-Awaited New Album Exul, Teases „Unbelievable“ New Drummer

It took almost four years and nearly a dozen recording studios across four countries, but Australian progressive extreme metal outfit


THE OCEAN Gets Biblical With New Single „Sea Of Reeds“

The Ocean will release their new record, and closer to their paleontology-inspired album series, Holocene on May 19. The Ocean


Exclusive: The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Explains the Importance of “Building Your Tribe”

Starting a band and finding success in 2023 sounds like one of the hardest things to do in music. Thanks


This Little Girl’s Death Metal Song About Frozen Rules

Parents have this habitual need to share „their“ music with the kids. It’s an undeniable fact of parenthood. We naturally


NEKUS Streams Sludgy, Trudging New Single „Phobos“

Nekus, the blackened death-doom shockingly not from the depths of a timeless hell, will release their new record Sepulchral Divination


THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces One Of Us Is The Killer Graphic Novel

The Dillinger Escape Plan is collaborating with Sumerian Comics (Heavy Metal Drummer, Pop Star Assassin) on a new graphic novel


TYE TRUJILLO On Being A Teen In Metal, His Band OTTTO, Touring With SUICIDAL TENDENCIES & More

Frank sits down with 18 year old bassist Tye Trujillo to talk about his life growing up in music, the


Review: Liturgy grapples with the divine on the vast, grand 93696

With the dust from the “hipster black metal” debacle settled, the merits of Liturgy have only continued to blossom. Regardless


Immortal to Release New Album War Against All This May, Stream the Title Track

We’ve known about it since last October, but the newest album from Norwegian black metal legends Immortal titled War Against


That Time TOOL Covered KYUSS‘ „Demon Cleaner“ With Their Bassist

Tool covered Kyuss‚ stoner rock classic „Demon Cleaner“ twice ever – on March 27, 1998 at the Hollywood Palladium in


Album Review: ACID KING Beyond Vision

Patience is the key word with this release. The fifth album by these San Francisco stoner/doom mainstays — who’s been


Carmine Appice Fires Back at Nikki Sixx: ‘At Least This Washed-Up Drummer Can Play His Instrument’

The ongoing war of words between Nikki Sixx and Carmine Appice got a bit more spicy yesterday, as the 76-year-old


IMMORTAL Streams „War Against All,“ Announces New Album

Immortal, now just founding member Demonaz, has announced their new record War Against All for May 26 and is streaming


MISFITS Announces Three US Shows

The Original Misfits, featuring original singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig and original bassist Jerry Only, is coming back once again.


Mudvayne Announce Their First Headlining Tour in a Decade

For the first time in more than 14 years, nu-metal outfit Mudvayne are heading out on their own headlining tour



Mudvayne began teasing something called The Psychotherapy Sessions last week, which as it turns out is a tour (and not


Metal Vocalist Covers “Holy Diver” on American Idol

It comes as news to me that American Idol is still on television for its 21st season, but I guess


Singer Tries Out For American Idol With DIO’s „Holy Diver,“ Judges Aren’t Into It

Vocalist Rach Karma gave American Idol a shot with a cover of Dio’s heavy metal classic „Holy Diver“ and the


BLACK RAINBOWS Stays Stoned With New Single „Superhero Dopeproof“

Black Rainbows is here to blow weed smoke right in your face with their new single „Superhero Dopeproof.“ And what


Ukrainian Black Metal Band White Ward Cancel European Tour

Bummer news from the White Ward camp, as the Ukrainian progressive black metallers have been forced to cancel their upcoming


FAIR TO MIDLAND Reissues Arrows & Anchors On Vinyl

While Fair To Midland remains either broken up or on indefinite hiatus, we’ve at least got their final album available


Metal Injection And Vox&Hops Present Pit Culture

Metal Injection is proud to present Pit Culture! Pit Culture is the brainchild of Vox&Hops host (and Cryptopsy vocalist) Matt


COMA CLUSTER VOID Stays Insanely Heavy With „Plague Devourer“

Coma Cluster Void is back once again, this time with their low-tuned and absolutely destructive new single „Plague Devourer.“ The


OV SULFUR’s RICKY HOOVER On His Return to Music & Distaste For Religion: „The Bible Is The Most Filthy Piece of Literature Ever Written“

It took nearly 10 years, but Ricky Hoover (ex-Suffokate) has returned to heavy metal, and he’s done so mounting a


Ronnie Radke Responds to Spiritbox’s Decision to Drop Off Tour by Calling Their Fans “Awful”

Last week, Spiritbox fans were excited to hear that the Canadian alt-metal band had decided to drop off Falling In


RONNIE RADKEY Is Still A Fan Of SPIRITBOX, Not Some Of Their Fans

Spiritbox recently dropped off their forthcoming tour with Falling In Reverse after catching some heat from their fans. The heat


Lil Pump Releases The Worst “Metal” Song Of The Year

Struggling metal acts and washed up artists from the 80s, rejoice. No amount of garbage you release this year will


Virginia Tech Fans Ignored a Temporary Ban on “Enter Sandman” and Sang It Anyway

It may be the most overplayed Metallica song of all time (with “Nothing Else Matters” being a very close second),


Rapper LIL PUMP Released A Heavy Metal Song And It’s Bad

Rap and metal together in modern times has a lot of solid bands to offer. From more outright hip hop-influenced


Graphic Novel Based on The Dillinger Escape Plan’s One Of Us Is The Killer Announced

Comic book nerds and fans of The Dillinger Escape Plan will have something to be equally excited about in the


DISMEMBER, DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT & More Added To Maryland Deathfest 2024

Maryland Deathfest 2023 is continuing to take shape, now with the following bands added on to its already monstrous lineup:


10 Black Metal Albums Perfect for a Hike Through the Woods

By virtue of his example and advocacy, Darkthrone’s Fenriz has inspired others to appreciate the beauty of nature. He’s written


Watch: KUBLAI KHAN Helped Fan In A Wheelchair Stagedive

Kublai Khan played the Life & Death Brigade festival over the weekend and, much like every other hardcore show that’s



Zao will return to the West Coast this June and they’re bringing Body Void, Mouth For War, and Godcollider with



Rapper T-Pain released his new covers album On Top Of The Covers last week, which featured his own rendition of


Review: Ov Sulfur gives melody to blackened core on The Burden ov Faith

Ov Sulfur can’t simply release a symphonic blackened ‘core album… at least, not with more and more bands copying Lorna


DISTURBED Almost Tried Out WHITESNAKE’s Guitarist As Their Vocalist Before DAVID DRAIMAN

Disturbed without vocalist David Draiman would’ve been a very different band, but it could’ve happened. Disturbed was originally named Brawl


Album Review: NE OBLIVISCARIS Exul

Formed in 2003, Australian progressive/extreme metallers Ne Obliviscaris have become one of the genre’s most adored acts. That’s especially commendable


NCAA Bans Virginia Tech From Playing METALLICA’s „Enter Sandman,“ Fans Chant It Anyway

The Virginia Tech Hokies women’s basketball team generally gets the crowd pumped up with Metallica’s 1991 hit „Enter Sandman,“ but


Ola Englund Compares New Avenged Sevenfold to the Black Album: “What They’re Doing Here Is Something Different”

Metal heavyweights Avenged Sevenfold finally dropped “Nobody,” their first new music in seven years, last week. The song drew a



Sammy Hagar fronted Van Halen after the departure of David Lee Roth from 1985 to 1996, and then again during


SCAR SYMMETRY Begins Teasing First New Album In Nine Years

After a handful of vinyl reissues, Scar Symmetry has finally begun teasing the follow-up to their 2014 album The Singularity


Nikki Sixx Slams “Washed-Up Drummer” Carmine Appice for Mick Mars Comments

Last week, drummer Carmine Appice discussed his perspective on Mick Mars‘ departure from Mötley Crüe, saying that the longtime guitarist


MORRISON GRAVES Streams New Single „Demolition Man“

Oregon-based psych rock band Morrison Graves is now streaming their new single „Demolition Man“ from the album Division Rising, should


MORBID ANGEL Is Slowly Working On New Music

Morbid Angel returned to their death metal roots in 2017 with Kingdoms Disdained after a long silence in the wake


August Burns Red’s Dustin Davidson on The MetalSucks Podcast #480

Dustin Davidson of August Burns Red is our guest on the latest episode of The MetalSucks Podcast! While chatting with


Album Review: MORK Dypet

Formed in 2004, Mork ranks among the finest representatives of True Norwegian Black Metal. Mork is the one-man project of


Jesus Piece Drop New Single “Silver Lining”

Jesus Piece just dropped a new single, “Silver Lining,” from their forthcoming album, …So Unknown, out via Century Media on


Abrams Announce May Tour with BleakHeart

Sludgy Denver post-metal band Abrams are going on tour this May with citymates BleakHeart across the West. The tour will


Soilwork Add Longtime Session Guitarist on Permanent Basis

Soilwork just announced the permanent addition of session guitarist Simon Johansson to their ranks. The band tragically lost their pervious



Drummer Carmine Appice recently said in an interview that Mick Mars wasn’t getting along with the other members of Mötley



I really can’t ask this question enough, so I’ll say it again: have you folks checked out Moonic Productions, yet?


JAMES HETFIELD Called KIP WINGER To Apologize For LARS Throwing Darts At Him In „Nothing Else Matters“ Video

One of the several footnotes to Metallica’s music video for „Nothing Else Matters“ is a scene featuring a game of


THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Announce Deluxe Edition Of Colour Decay With New Video For „Reaching“

Metalcore defiants The Devil Wears Prada have announced a deluxe edition of their most recent record, Colour Decay, the band’s


RUSH Streams Visualizer For „The Analog Kid“

Rush is now streaming a visualizer for „The Analog Kid“ ahead of their Signals reissue. Rush is celebrating 40 years


Reunited BIOHAZARD Announces Two New York City Shows

Biohazard’s newly-reunited classic lineup – vocalist and guitarist Billy Graziadei, guitarist Bobby Hambel, vocalist and bassist Evan Seinfeld and drummer


THE CURE Calls Out Ticketmaster Over Absurd Fees, Got Fans Partial Refunds

When modern rock legends and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees The Cure announced their upcoming 2023 North American


EP Review: IHSAHN Fascination Street Sessions

Ihsahn, of famed black metal masters Emperor, continues to evolve and grow as a musician and artist. I was positively


Hypocrisy Drop Reissues for Preorder

Hypocrisy and Nuclear Blast Records are releasing the first round of classic album reissues, some of which are rare or


The Callous Daoboys Announce Short Run of Tour Dates

The Callous Daoboys announced they will play some headlining dates across the U.S. in May surrounding their performance at Bamboozle


Courtney Love Thinks The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Needs More Women

This week, Courtney Love took to The Guardian to express her frustration with the lack of femme representation in the


Spiritbox Drops Off Falling In Reverse Tour, Mick Mars Was Angry with Mötley Crüe, and More Top Stories of the Week

How’s everyone’s hangovers doin’ on this day after St. Patrick’s Day? This morning was surely hell for most of you


Babymetal are Down to Collab with Rammstein, Måneskin, and The Backstreet Boys

Babymetal claim they interested in collaborating with several diverse artists including Rammstein, Måneskin, and The Backstreet Boys. We don’t think


What If ALICE IN CHAINS Wrote The BACKSTREET BOYS Smash Hit „I Want It That Way“?

YouTuber Steve Welsh really knows how to wear a look well. He has stylistically chosen to stay in the the


CATTLE DECAPITATION Is In On The A Bug’s Life Album Art Joke Now

People started making A Bug’s Life jokes pretty much instantly upon Cattle Decapitation revealing the cover for their new album


Watch: DRAIN’s Vocalist Gave One Stagediver A Wedgie

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, some other crazy stuff happens. This time it’s all about Drain vocalist


You Need LUNAR CHAMBER’s Progressive Death Metal In Your Life

Lunar Chamber will release their debut album Shambhallic Vibrations on April 28, and is now streaming their first single „Spirit


CYNIC Announces Two Focus Anniversary Shows For Japan

Cynic recently hit the stage for the first time since 2015 at a surprise show in California. The band then


TOOL Will Release A Life-Sized Fetus Skull

Tool originally released their art piece titled Fetus In Skull, which is a clear skull containing a human fetus designed


HYPOCRISY To Reissue Their First Four Albums

Hypocrisy is reissuing their first four albums – Penetralia from 1992, Osculum Obscenum from 1993, The Fourth Dimension from 1994,


Album Review: KONG Traders Of Truth

Since the late ‘80s, Amsterdam’s Kong have been peddling an infectiously unique brand of thought-provoking music that nabs bits and


AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, GLASS CASKET & More Among Metal Injection’s Top Tracks Of The Week

This week’s top tracks include the long-awaited new Avenged Sevenfold single and album announcement, a new single from The Devil


Chris Jericho of Fozzy Gets Street Named After Him

In wholesome news, which is much-needed these days, Chris Jericho of Fozzy is getting his childhood street named after him.


Biohazard Added a Second NYC Show After the First One Sold Out

Earlier this week, Biohazard announced that they were coming back home to the Big Apple for a special show at


Ex-Motörhead Drummer Mikkey Dee Says Lemmy “Would Be Going Crazy” Over Today’s “Political Correctness”

The current political climate and what people are willing to consider acceptable behavior these days is certainly different from when


Static-X’s Tony Campos Suggests It’s “Up to the Fans” Whether the Band Will Make New Music

It’s been almost nine years since the untimely death of Static-X frontman Wayne Static, but the group may now be


What If ZZ TOP Wrote METALLICA’s „Seek And Destroy“?

As weird as this sounds, Metallica has always had a little bit of a blues influence, even from their earliest


Saint Patrick’s Doom and Sludge – 20 Irish Metal Bands

Ireland – the land that for better or worse brought us The Cranberries, U2, and Thin Lizzy. Not to mention


NICKELBACK Unsurprisingly Wins „Rockstar“ Plagiarism Lawsuit

The case against Nickelback by Snowblind Revival songwriter Kirk Johnston over their 2006 hit „Rockstar“ has been dismissed. According to


HEALTH Now Has Merch for Your Butthole

If you’ve been itching for a way to show your love for indie noise rock band HEALTH during even your


Heavy Rotation: Sermon Frontman Him Shares His Recent Listening

Progressive metal outfit Sermon are gearing up to release their second album, Of Golden Verse at the end of the


Why Is THE ACACIA STRAIN Putting Out Two Records On The Same Day?

The Acacia Strain will release two new records on May 12 – Step Into The Light, which is more of the


ATREYU Streams „Watch Me Burn,“ Announces New EP

Atreyu is now streaming their new single „Watch Me Burn“ from their new EP The Hope Of A Spark, due


Lars Ulrich Says Pantera “Reunion” is a Good Thing and That “It’ll Be Fun To Have Them Out”

Yet another major metal figure has weighed in on the whole Pantera discussion and this time, it’s someone with a



It’s a good thing Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is a fan of the Pantera reunion (his words), because they’re about


Album Review: DOWNFALL OF GAIA Silhouettes Of Disgust

March is the perfect month for miserable sludgy post-black metal. Fortunately, Downfall of Gaia have dropped their sixth album just


T-Pain’s Cover of “War Pigs” is Awesome and the Haters Need to Apologize

That headline probably pissed off metal purists and crusty ass gatekeepers everywhere but I do not give a shit. T-Pain’s


MESHUGGAH Streams Remastered Version Of „Electric Red“

Meshuggah is celebrating 15 years of ObZen with a newly-remastered version of the album. The classic 2008 album is remastered


KHEMMIS Calls Upon Bigger Artists To Protest Against „Corporate Venues Stealing From Artists“

Igorrr recently refused to sell merch during a show at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town thanks to a 25% merch cut,


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – March 17, 2023

“The Emerald Piper. That’s our hell. It’s an Irish bar where it’s St. Patrick’s Day every day forever.” Cope with


MUDVAYNE Is Teasing Something For Next Tuesday

What are „The Psychotherapy Sessions“ and why is Mudvayne teasing them for next Tuesday, March 21? Nobody knows, but I



This week’s new heavy metal releases include blackened metal from some techy folk, a deathcore sequel, epic stuff, and more!



Drowning Pool has been rejoined by vocalist Ryan McCombs, who originally sang for the group between 2005 and 2011. The


Glass Casket Return After 17 Years with a New Track and Album Announcement

Seventeen years is a long fucking time for anything, but if you’ve been patiently standing by for new Glass Casket


Dave Lombardo Goes Grindcore and Joins Empire State Bastard as They Sign with Roadrunner Records

You read that right. Ex-Slayer and current Testament/Mr. Bungle drummer Dave Lombardo has joined Empire State Bastard, a fledgling grindcore


PUPIL SLICER’s New Single „Blossom“ Is Entirely Too Catchy

Pupil Slicer is here to show you what would happen is shoegaze got into a fight with bands like Deafheaven



Empire State Bastard has signed to Roadrunner Records and will release their debut single „Harvest“ on March 24. Empire State


Album Review: CHELSEA GRIN Suffer In Heaven

American deathcore outfit Chelsea Grin have been going strong since the release of their debut LP, 2010’s Desolation of Eden.


CREED Is Still Getting Show Offers, Still Can’t Do It

Creed haven’t toured in almost a decade, but that hasn’t stopped promoters and fans from trying to nudge the band


DØDHEIMSGARD Returns With Cosmic New Single „Abyss Perihelion Transit“

Dødheimsgard is back after eight years with a new record Black Medium Current due out April 14 and a new


Here’s How Not to Make Points About Post-Pandemic Touring

There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic greatly affected how we as metal fans enjoy live shows these days. From


SYLOSIS Streams Destructive New Single „Deadwood“

Sylosis is streaming their first single of 2023 titled „Deadwood“ and it’s just brutal. It’s actually impressive how consistently crushing


Check Out the Video for Sylosis’ Latest Single “Deadwood”

I’m not going to mince words here—this new track from melodic thrash/metalcore outfit Sylosis is pretty fucking good. For four


GLASS CASKET Streams First New Song In 17 Years, Announces New EP

Holy crap, Glass Casket is back and we’re premiering their first song in 17 years! Glass Casket is back with


Photos: Death To All, Nukem, Suffocation at Hawthorne Theatre in Portland, Oregon on March 4, 2023

Earlier this month, former members of the extremely influential Florida death metal band Death took the stage at Hawthorne Thetre


Bandcamp Employees Seek To Unionize As Bandcamp United

A super-majority of US-based workers at Bandcamp have begun the process of unionization. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. According to


ELDER Announce Fall 2023 European Tour Dates With STEAK & SLOMOSA

Massachusetts-turned-German stoner-doom rockers Elder have announced a series of tour dates for Europe and the UK for the Fall of


David Ellefson’s Other Band, Dieth, Set to Release To Hell And Back on June 2, Drop the Title Track as Their Second Single

It’s been roughly eight months since we last heard anything of real substance from ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson‘s death thrash


MASTODON Accidentally Had A Hand In SLIPKNOT Hiring Bassist V-MAN

Bassist Alessandro „V-Man“ Venturella joined Slipknot in 2014, filling the mighty shoes left by Paul Gray after his death in


DIETH (Ex-MEGADETH, Ex-DECAPITATED, Etc.) Streams „To Hell And Back,“ Announces Debut Album

Dieth, the band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth), guitarist and vocalist Guilherme Miranda (ex-Entombed A.D.), and drummer Michał Łysejko (ex-Decapitated),


Rob Flynn Calls Out Rolling Stone ‘Best Metal Songs’ List Omissions

Esteemed music rag Rolling Stone recently published a list of the 100 Best Metal Songs of All Time and, while


HEALTH Is Selling Butt Plugs On Tour

Metal bands dipping into the world of sex toys is nothing new. Rammstein famously sold a dildo box set alongside


STRAY FROM THE PATH Drummer Explains Why The Merch Cut Situation At London Venue Is So Bad

Igorrr recently refused to sell their merchandise during a show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London thanks to a


HOODED MENACE Parts Ways With Guitarist, Working On A New Album

Hooded Menace has re-signed to Season Of Mist and is working on the follow-up to their 2021 album The Tritonus


Pupil Slicer Go Sci-Fi as Hell with “Blossom,” the Title Track Off Their Newly Announced Album

The sophomore album for extreme mathcore outfit Pupil Slicer is coming and it’ll be here sooner than you think. Titled


Ohio Man Assaults Def Leppard Drummer Outside Florida Hotel

Drummer Rick Allen, known as the man behind the kit for Def Leppard, had an unusual and scary experience on


DEF LEPPARD’s RICK ALLEN Assaulted Outside A Hotel In Florida

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen was assaulted outside his hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL on Monday, March 13. Allen was


POISON RUIN, LITURGY, FUGITIVE & More Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

Half businessman, half madman, full metalhead – Brian Turner, Gimme Metal’s Programming Director, shares the top tracks. Advertisement. Scroll to


Biohazard is Coming Home to NYC for a Special Show This June

New York hardcore legends Biohazard are back to their original lineup and this June, they’re coming home for a special


ROBB FLYNN Questions Why Rolling Stone Left EXODUS & TESTAMENT Off Their Best Metal Songs List

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has some questions about Rolling Stone’s latest list entitled The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Songs


Album Review: NIGHT DEMON Outsider

Will heavy metal ever really die? Not on Night Demon’s watch, that’s for sure. Stalwart defenders of the faith to


Havok to Demolish Venues Across the U.S. with Toxic Holocaust, I Am, and Hammerhedd This Summer

Thrash metal giants Havok will be hitting the road this summer for a month of madness across the U.S. and


DELAIN & VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Announce North American Dates

Delain and Visions Of Atlantis will hit the road this September after playing ProgPower USA together. Get the dates below.


LAMB OF GOD Reunites With Security Guard That Almost Didn’t Let RANDALL BLYTHE On Stage

A security guard just doing her job at Bloodstock Fest 2022 made for a pretty funny viral moment. In the


The Acacia Strain Announce a Second New Album, Failure Will Follow to Release the Same Day as Step Into The Light

If you were one of the many fans of The Acacia Strain fans that rejoiced at the thought of a


TWISTED SISTER’s Explosive Jam Session With MOTÖRHEAD On The Tube in 1982

This vintage footage of Twisted Sister jamming with members of Motörhead brings new meaning to the phrase „it’s only rock


TRVE Brewing Join Forces with Godflesh, Sumerlands, and More for 11th Anniversary Baccahanal This June

This June, killer craft beer will unite with killer metal acts, as TRVE Brewing Company and AEG Present the 11th



Havok will hit the road for their first proper US tour since 2019. Havok will take out Toxic Holocaust, I


GODFLESH, SUMERLANDS, STORMKEEP & More Booked For TRVE Brewing’s Anniversary Bacchanal Show

TRVE Brewing Company has announced their 11th Anniversary Bacchanal event and it’s a crusher. The 11th Anniversary Bacchanal will take


Queens of the Stone Age, Pantera, Avenged Sevenfold, and More Confirmed for Louder Than Life Festival

Moments ago, organizers for the annual Louder Than Life Festival revealed the full lineup of bands expected to take the



Louder Than Life will take place between September 21 and 24 at the Highland Festival Grounds At Kentucky Exposition Center


FROZEN SOUL Recruits CREEPING DEATH’s Vocalist For New Single

Frozen Soul is now streaming their new single „Arsenal Of War“ featuring Creeping Death vocalist Reese Alavi. And while the


Dethklok to Play Two U.S. Festivals This Fall

It’s time to fire up your waver signing pen because Dethklok, the cartoon-turned-real melodic death metal band at the center


Whoa: THE ACACIA STRAIN Announces A Second, Sludgier New Album Failure Will Follow

Hey, remember when The Acacia Strain announced their new album Step Into The Light for May 12? That was cool.


KITTIE Has Plans For The Next Few Years, Including New Music

Kittie reunited for a handful of festival appearances in 2022 and they’re clearly not just one-offs. Advertisement. Scroll to continue



Bullet For My Valentine has a few US shows coming up surrounding their appearances at Welcome To Rockville and the


Review: Kruelty mines death metal for the best beatdowns with Untopia

Beatdown has become more popular in recent years, so bands like Kruelty have more wiggle room to rep their unique niche in


Lars Ulrich Needs His Ears Checked, Says Lulu Has “Aged Extremely Well”

One ticket to the alternate universe where that headline is true, please! Drummer Lars Ulrich is once again defending Lulu,


Apparently The Hate For METALLICA’s Lulu Is Ignorant

Metallica released their collaboration with Lou Reed titled Lulu in 2011 and people never quite got over it. Lulu elicited



Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, Gaerea, and Uada played the Gramercy Theatre in New York, NY on March 10, and our


Mick Mars Was Allegedly Unhappy With Pre-Recorded Tracks on Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour

Guitarist Mick Mars stepped away as the touring guitarist for Mötley Crüe last year, citing his ongoing issues with Ankylosing


MICK MARS Was Allegedly Pissed That MÖTLEY CRÜE’s Last Tour Was Mostly Pre-Recorded

Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars retired from the band as a touring member in October 2022. Mars cited his „ongoing


FLYING CUPID Streams Djenty New Single „Afterlife“

Flying Cupid, the solo project of 22-year old Abhiruk Patowary, is now streaming the djenty new single „Afterlife.“ If you


Suicide Silence’s Chris Garza Recounts the Band’s Worst Show Ever

Sometimes, the worst show ever for a band comes after a major shift in their lineup. For Suicide Silence, the


OVERKILL Streams New Single „Wicked Place“

Overkill is back after four years with a new record Scorched due out April 14 and a new single called


Jungle Rot, Narcotic Wasteland, Incite, and More Set to Crush Canada’s Loud As Hell Festival

It’s still pretty shitty out here on the east coast, but the time to sweat it out in the pit


Album Review: KRUELTY Untopia

Beatdown has become more popular in recent years, so bands like Kruelty have more wiggle room to rep their unique


DETHKLOK Booked For Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2023

Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2023 is continuing to take shape with the addition of Metalocalypse’s very own Dethklok. Considering there


Clutch Will Tour Even More of North America This Summer with Dinosaur Jr. and Red Fang

Maryland rockers Clutch are going to keep the party rolling well into the summer, as their “No Stars Above Tour”


METALLICA Has Their Own Vinyl Pressing Plant Now

Vinyl wait times have been insane over the past few years thanks to supply chain issues and COVID-related delays. Metallica


Watch: LORNA SHORE’s WILL RAMOS Covered SLEEP TOKEN’s „Chokehold“

Lorna Shore vocalist Will Ramos is here to show off more than just his growls thanks to his cover of


Machine Head to Hit the Road with for This Year’s ‘Electric Happy Hour’ Tour This May

Months after the release of their latest album ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN, Machine Head announced that they’ll be taking their


MACHINE HEAD Announces US Tour

Machine Head will hit the road in the US this May for their Electric Happy Hour (Live) tour. The tour


Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and More Announced for Aftershock Festival 2023

The 2023 edition of Aftershock is a big one, as the festival has just announced that Guns N’ Roses, Tool,


TOOL, KORN, AVENGED SEVENFOLD & GUNS N‘ ROSES To Headline Aftershock Festival 2023

Aftershock Festival is coming back between October 5 and 8 at the Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. You can check


CLUTCH Announces Summer Tour With DINOSAUR JR. & RED FANG

Hey look, more Clutch dates! Clutch will hit the road once again this July with Dinosaur Jr. and Red Fang


Watch Puppets Get Metal in Valensorow’s “The Bird and The Bear” Video

I wouldn’t usually stoop so low as to post about a death metal music video involving puppets but Valensorow’s “The


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Streams „Nobody,“ Announces New Album & Two Massive Shows

The wait is over! Avenged Sevenfold is now streaming their long-awaited new single „Nobody“ and has announced their new record


Avenged Sevenfold FINALLY Stream “Nobody,” Announce New Album Life Is But a Dream

After weeks of their website being “hacked” and a mysterious countdown foreshadowing something on the horizon from the band, Avenged


Metallica Just Bought a Record Pressing Plant

In their latest move to take over the music industry, Metallica have announced that they purchased the majority interest in


SIX FEET UNDER Is Wrapping Up Writing A New Album

Six Feet Under is just about done writing the follow-up to their 2020 album Nightmares Of The Decomposed. The new


Sean Killian Blames Missed Vio-lence Set on Food Poisoning: “Sh*t Happens”

Bay Area thrash legends Vio-lence performed in Melbourne, Australia on Friday. Or, rather, a cover band using the name Vio-lence


Kittie Singer Morgan Lander on New Music, Touring: “You’ll Be Seeing and Hearing More of Us”

Good news for those who are still excited by the nü metal revival: Canadian favs Kittie, who ended a five-year


NIGHT FISHING Takes You On A Trip With New Single „Slapback Twister“

Night Fishing will introduce themselves to the world via their debut EP Live Bait due out April 21. In the


MORBID ANGEL Recruits VOIDCEREMONY Drummer For Upcoming Tour

Morbid Angel will hit the road with Revocation, Crypta, Skeletal Remains, and Vitriol with a slightly revised lineup. Morbid Angel


INCENDIARY Announces First Album In Six Years, Streams „Bite The Hook“

Incendiary will release their first new album in six years Change The Way You Think About Pain on May 26,



Spiritbox has officially dropped off their upcoming tour dates with Falling In Reverse and Ice Nine Kills. Spiritbox only offered


It’s Official: Spiritbox Finally Announced Their Withdrawal from Falling In Reverse Tour

At the tail end of last week and over the weekend, eagle-eyed Spiritbox fans noticed that the Canadian alt-metal band


Capra to Join Killswitch Engage and Currents for April Mini-Tour

A tour with Killswitch Engage and Currents was already great news, but add in today’s announcement that Capra are joining


NIGHT DEMON’s JARVIS LEATHERBY Channels Back To Future, STEPHEN KING & It’s A Wonderful Life On New Concept Album

Proudly waving the flag of traditional heavy metal, Night Demon’s Jarvis Leatherby is a self-described student of cinema, with a


No Phil, No Pantera? Tim “Ripper” Owens Says He Could Step Up if Anselmo Were Ousted from ‘Celebration’ Tour

Now let’s get one thing straight from the rip — Phil Anselmo is not going anywhere as it relates to


GoFundMe Launched To Help With Funeral Expenses For DARK ANGEL’s JIM DURKIN

A GoFundMe has been launched to help Dark Angel guitarist Jim Durkin’s wife and family with his final medical bills


Will Ramos Dropped Some Clean Vocals in His Cover of Sleep Token’s “Chokehold”

In a move that combines two of the fastest growing things in metal right now, Lorna Shore frontman Will Ramos



Japanese metalcore act Crystal Lake parted ways with vocalist Ryo Kinoshita in September 2022. After a rigorous search, Crystal Lake


CHILDREN OF BODOM Walks You Through Their New Photo Exhibit

Children Of Bodom drummer Jaska Raatikainen, bassist Henri „Henkka T. Blacksmith“ Seppälä, and keyboardist Janne Wirman have posted an extensive


KARNIVOOL Has Enough Material For A New Record, Explains Delays

It’s been a decade since Karnivool released their album Asymmetry and of course fans are wondering when the next one


INTERCOURSE Stays Positive With New Single „Where Losers Go To Die“

Intercourse will release their new record Halo Castration Institute on May 5, and is now streaming the single „Where Losers


Family Therapy: Ex-Megadeth Drummer Shawn Drover to Join Kings of Thrash for Full Album Set in Atlanta

This Wednesday, yet another former Megadeth member is going to hop on stage with Kings of Thrash and spend an


Leaving Earth: 10 Trippy, Spacey, and Oddball Black Metal Albums

Whether with some substances, the gun, or just a wild imagination, there are so many reality-altering black metal groups that


MARTY FRIEDMAN Explains The Difference Between Mainstream Hits In The US & Japan

Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has been enjoying massive success in Japan over the past two decades as both a


Milwaukee Metal Fest Announces Daily Lineups & New Additions

Milwaukee Metal Fest, now owned by Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta, will return between May 26 and 28 at The Rave/Eagles


Wife of Dark Angel’s Jim Durkin Launched a GoFundMe to Cover Medical and Funeral Costs

Over the weekend, the metal community was shocked and saddened by the untimely death of Dark Angel guitarist Jim Durkin,


SOILWORK Announces New Guitarist

Soilwork has announced Simon Johansson (Memory Garden, ex-Abstrakt Algebra, etc.) as their new guitarist. Johansson takes the place of David


Watch: PAUL MASVIDAL Joins DEATH TO ALL For „Flattening Of Emotions“ Live

Death To All, the Death tribute band featuring drummer Gene Hoglan (ex-Testament, Dethklok), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (Testament), guitarist Bobby Koelble,


Vio-lence Accidentally Became a Cover Band in Australia

At what point is a band no longer the band you paid money to see? Is it when one of


Avenged Sevenfold Are Teasing Something at Midnight

It seems like new Avenged Sevenfold is coming following weeks of teasers and fake outs from the band. In late


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Has Set A Timer That Ends Tomorrow

After a long series of teases that all started with the band getting „hacked“ in February, Avenged Sevenfold is finally


ITHACA’s Show Got Shut Down Due To A Hostage Situation

Ithaca was slated to play the first show of their European tour on March 10 at the Die Stadtmitte in


How A Near-Death Experience Brought Coal Chamber Back Together

Like the scene in Almost Famous when the plane nearly crashes, nothing will turn issues into water under the bridge


COAL CHAMBER Started Talking Again When DEZ FAFARA Nearly Died From COVID

Coal Chamber was originally around between 1993 and 2003. The band reunited again in 2011 until 2016, and finally got


Kamelot’s Thomas Youngblood on The MetalSucks Podcast #479

This week on The MetalSucks Podcast, Kamelot joins the show. We discuss the large gap between studio albums, the large


LEWIS LARGENT, Former MTV Host & KROQ DJ, Has Died At 58

Lewis Largent has passed away at 58 years old „after a long illness,“ reports Variety. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Full 2000trees Lineup Revealed

Last week, 2000trees fest released their full lineup, including a headlining slot from Bullet For My Valentine. 2000trees will take


Full of Hell and Primitive Man Announce European Tour Dates

Europe, get stoked—Primitive Man and Full Of Hell just announced summer tour dates on the other side of the pond



Linkin Park won’t be subjecting the world to the horrors of a hologram Chester Bennington, thankfully. According to Linkin Park’s


This METALLICA-THEMED Coffee Table Is A Metalhead’s Living Room Essential

You guys remember a couple of weeks back when we reported on this amazing Iron Maiden Eddie-inspired ice chest that


Why KIM THAYIL Used To Play One SOUNDGARDEN Song With His Beard Live

The news that Soundgarden has been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year surely must have


DIEHUMANE (Ex-TYPE O NEGATIVE, LIFE OF AGONY & EXODUS) Drop Thirds Single „Epitaph“ From Upcoming LP

DieHumane is the latest avant-garde alt-metal act to set sail, featuring former members of Exodus, Type O Negative and Life of Agony. Their debut album


Ex-Vocalist MYKE TERRY To Rejoin BURY YOUR DEAD For Three Shows

Bury Your Dead has a handful of anniversary shows coming up, and with those shows comes some special guests. In


This 17 Minute Video Of One-Handed Metal Drum Covers Is Insane

Drummers—they need to take things one step further than everyone else in the band, don’t they? They either need their


MAKE THEM SUFFER Announces Australian Tour, Drops Remastered Version Of Neverbloom

Make Them Suffer is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their debut Neverbloom album a little late this year with a


Watch This 1996 DEFTONES Show In A Philadelphia Record Store Go Completely Berserk

One thing I miss about commercial record stores going the way of the dinosaur are the in-store performances. And because


IGORRR Refuses To Sell Merch At UK Venue Thanks To Merch Cuts

Igorrr refused to sell their merchandise during a show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London on March 11


Spotify will Give You More Exposure—If You’re OK with Lower Streaming Rates

Spotify has a new scheme to get you even more exposure. Unfortunately it will come at the expense of lower


Fit For An Autopsy, They Art Is Murder, and Malevolence Announce Split

Fit For An Autopsy, Thy Art Is Murder, and Malevolence just announced that they will be dropping a three-way split


VOSH Drop Heavy, Synthy New Album

VOSH unleashed their debut album Vessel on March 3 via Trash Casual and just wrapped a tour with Clan of


Ticketmaster Hopes Providing Education on Fees will Help Their Image

Anyone who regularly buys concert tickets knows how steep the fees are when buying from Ticketmaster or Live Nation—as well


100 Years of Mötley Crüe, Ellefson Says Metallica’s #1, and More Top Stories of the Week

A lot of shit happened this week in the metal world, from Dave Mustaine admitting he was apparently pressured into


RIP Former Artillery Drummer Josua Madsen

Joshua Madsen, former drummer of Danish thrash band Artillery, was tragically struck down by a bus and killed yesterday. Madsen


CHRIS GARZA Names The SUICIDE SILENCE Record He Really Dislikes

Become The Hunter was a weird time in the world of Suicide Silence. The band was coming off their much-disliked


You Really Should Listen To SCOWL

Scowl is somewhere between the punk stylings of Turnstile and snottier hardcore acts. Throw in some seriously catch hooks and


FULL OF HELL & PRIMITIVE MAN Announce European Tour

Full Of Hell and Primitive Man just released their collaborative new album Suffocating Hallucination, and will hit the road in


MEGADETH Drops Dolby Atmos Mix Of Countdown To Extinction From 1992 Tapes

Megadeth is now streaming their 1992 classic Countdown To Extinction in Dolby Atmos. The Dolby Atmos version of the album


These Are The 10 Best KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Deep Cuts

One of the biggest and most important metal bands of the post-2000s landscape, Massachusetts‘ Killswitch Engage were perfecting metalcore when


DEVILDRIVER, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, VEIL OF MAYA & More Among Metal Injection’s Top Tracks Of The Week

This week’s top tracks include a new DevilDriver single, Fit For An Autopsy’s contribution to an upcoming three-way split, the


RUSSIAN CIRCLES Streams In-Studio Performance

Russian Circles is now streaming their five-song set recorded live at Audiotree. The set runs as follows, and is interspersed


PRIMUS & LES CLAYPOOL Alumni Link Up To Form SOUND CIPHER, Stream New Track „Grid Incursion“

Members of the Primus & Les Claypool universe have linked up to form a new trio, Sound Cipher, and are


DARK ANGEL Guitarist JIM DURKIN Dead At 58

Dark Angel guitarist Jim Durkin has passed away at 58 years old. Durkin played in Dark Angel between 1983 and


ARTILLERY Drummer JOSUA MADSEN Dies After Getting Hit By A Bus

Longtime Artillery drummer Josua Madsen has passed away at 45 years old. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Madsen was sadly


Dave Mustaine Claims He Was Pressured Into Bringing Dave Ellefson Back to Megadeth in 2010

Ex-Megadeth and current Dieth/Kings Of Thrash/Ellefson-Soto bassist David Ellefson may no longer be in the seminal thrash metal band, but


Watch Surviving Children Of Bodom Members Walk Through Their Retrospective Photo Exhibit

It’s been 26 months since the metal community was shocked to learn of guitar master and Children Of Bodom frontman


16 Times Black Metal Bands Covered Songs That Were Less Than Kvlt

When it comes to metal subgenres, black metal’s got to be one of the most serious. Everything’s corpse paint, torched


Here’s An In-Depth Look At The Drumming Of VINNIE PAUL

Vinnie Paul was a machine at making people bang their heads with his drumming in Pantera. Watch as Drumeo drummer


Hear the Remastered Version of Meshuggah’s “ObZen” Ahead of Album’s Re-release

We’ve known for a while that Swedish extreme metal outliers Meshuggah were going to release a remastered version of their


MARTY FRIEDMAN Explains How He Became A TV Star In Japan

Marty Friedman exited Megadeth in 2000 and has had one hell of a career in both Japanese music and TV.


EMPLOYED TO SERVE Streams „Take Back Control“

Employed To Serve is now streaming their latest single „Take Back Control“ from the deluxe version of their album Conquering.


20 Buck Spin to Release Fugitive’s (Power Trip, Creeping Death) Debut EP Maniac Next Month

We’re now nearly two years removed from the extremely untimely death of Power Trip frontman Riley Gale, but the embers


SINSAENUM Is Finishing Up Their First Record Since JOEY JORDISON’s Death

Sinsaenum is finishing up their first new record since 2018’s Repulsion For Humanity, and first since the death of drummer


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, THY ART IS MURDER & MALEVOLENCE Announce The Aggression Sessions Split

Fit For An Autopsy, Thy Art Is Murder, and Malevolence will release their three-way split The Aggression Sessions on April


Check Out Marty Friedman Playing “Wake Up Dead” During His Megadeth Audition in 1989

Ask any Megadeth fan which lineup was the best and I’m willing to bet that most would say the Rust


Spotify Offers Exposure For Even Lower Royalty Rates

Do you wanna get heard more on Spotify and somehow make even less in royalties than you are right now?


THE MARS VOLTA Announces Acoustic Version Of Their Comeback Album

The Mars Volta is now streaming „Blank Condolences“ from the acoustic reimagining of their 2022 self-titled album, named Que Dios


Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris Says the Band Tours So Much Because “We’re Coming Towards The End”

There will come a time in the pretty near future where metal’s biggest and longest running bands are going to


Former Vio-lence Guitarist Bobby Gustafson Says Rising Costs Caused Him to Leave the Band

Last October, fans of Bay Area thrashers Vio-lence were shocked to learn that guitarist Bobby Gustafson was suddenly parting ways


STEVE HARRIS Seems To Think IRON MAIDEN’s Days Are Numbered

Let’s face it – we as metal fans are going to see the days where bands like Metallica and Iron


MESHUGGAH Streams Remastered Version Of „ObZen“

Meshuggah is celebrating 15 years of ObZen with a newly-remastered version of the album. The classic 2008 album is remastered



This week’s new heavy metal releases include a lot of debut full lengths, lots of tech, a legend taking a


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – March 10, 2023

I would write a snarky intro but Primitive Man made my tinnitus worse last night and I can’t hear my


Surprise! LIMP BIZKIT’s WES BORLAND Is Streaming A New Solo Album Mutiny On The Starbarge

Hey look, Wes Borland has a brand new solo album and it’s out right now! Far from his wild nü-riffs


Converge Have ‘New Songs in the Slow Cooker’ as They Gear Up for Spring Tour

The world may be getting some new music from Converge, according to a recent Instagram post by drummer Ben Koller.


CHRIS GARZA Of SUICIDE SILENCE On His Regrets Surrounding MITCH LUCKER, The Album He Hates & Much More

Frank sits down with Chris Garza of Suicide Silence to discuss all the changes in the band through the years,


Album Review: PERIPHERY Periphery V: Djent Is Not A Genre

Periphery occupies a fascinating place in the metal landscape in 2023. Forming in the mid-2000s and coming to prominence at


Dave Mustaine Admits He Can’t Hit Certain High Notes Anymore

Whether you love his vocals, hate them, or simply tolerate them long enough to enjoy the rest of the music,


ANTHRAX’s JOEY BELLADONNA On Lip Syncing: „If I Can’t Sing It, I Don’t Wanna Be There“

It seems the hot debate of last year—lip synching and backing tracks—is carrying over strong into 2023. Earlier this month,


ARCHSPIRE Has Been Playing Twister At Their Recent Shows

Between all the walls of death and furious moshing, Archspire has been playing Twister with some fans at their recent


WINTERSUN Releases Two Minute Instrumental Song „Warning“

Hey look, new Wintersun music! It’s not a new album or anything, but it is a two minute instrumental track


10 Doom and Stoner Metal Bands You Need In Your Life

Sometimes, you want metal to rip you apart and blast you into the stratosphere with insanely fast, technical precision and


Hardcore Frontman Gives Inspirational Speech About Jerking Off Horses For A Job

The immensely prolific Hate5six has shot hundreds, if not thousands of shows, over the years. Which means that there’s definitely


Watch Out for Blind Oath’s “Spectral Attack” On New Song

Craving a dose of thrashy heavy metal with a shot of power to jumpstart your afternoon? Look no further than


Photos: Powerwolf and Seven Kingdoms at Montreal’s MTELUS on February 24, 2023

Late last month, our friends across the northern border were treated to a special performance from German power metal band


DARKEST HOUR, THE ACACIA STRAIN & More Booked For Benefit Bash

Before Furnace Fest happens this September, organizers are seeking to raise funds to improve the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.


Watch: FRED DURST Plays KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS A Demo Of LIMP BIZKIT’s Third Album For The First Time

Limp Bizkit introduced themselves to great fanfare when they dropped their solo LP Three Dollar Bill Y’all in 1997, and


Godsmack’s Shannon Larkin Admits They ‘Never Made Money in Europe’

It’s hard to imagine, but Godsmack — one of the biggest hard rock bands in the world for a time


GODSMACK Has Never Made Money Touring In Europe

Godsmack is huge in the United States, like ‚em or not. They had three consecutive No. 1 albums between 2003



Unearth will release their new record The Wretched; The Ruinous on May 5 and is promptly hitting the road with


CONVERGE Working On New Music, Announces US Shows With BRUTUS & FRAIL BODY

Converge will hit the road this May for a handful of shows around their appearances at the Welcome To Rockville


CRISTINA SCABBIA & WILL RAMOS Featured In New Metal: Hellsinger DLC

Everyone get ready, because Dream of the Beast, the new DLC for Metal: Hellsinger featuring Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil


Check Out Straight Hate’s Brutal New Album Slaves Of Falseness Days Before Release

Polish grindcore outfit Straight Hate are dropping their third album Slaves Of Falseness this Friday and we’ve got an exclusive


Mamaleek’s Eric Livingston Dead at 38

The surviving members of experimental black metal band Mamaleek have confirmed that member Eric Livingston died at the age of


‘Mike Judge’s Beavis And Butt-Head’ Season 2 Gets 4/20 Season Premiere

Streaming service Paramount+ has announced that the second season of Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head will officially debut on the


A Second New Season Of Beavis And Butt-Head Is Coming

Mike Judge is back with more Beavis And Butt-Head this year! The show will premiere its second comeback season on


FORETOKEN, ACID KING, TEERVEET KÄDET & More Among Gimme Metal’s Top Tracks of the Week

Tracks worthy of adding to any playlist taken from Gimme Metal’s illustrious Director of Programming, Brian Turner. Advertisement. Scroll to



Eric Livingston, a member of Mamaleek and artist for bands like Dead Cross and Mr. Bungle, has passed away at


Kittie’s Morgan Lander Has a Way More Level-Headed Take on the Pantera Tribute Than You

Ever since it was announced last year, the Pantera reunion/tribute act has generated a massive shitstorm within the metal community.


Bam Margera in More Hot Water After Getting Arrested for Alleged Domestic Violence Incident

In yet another bummer piece of Bam Margera news, the Jackass star was arrested last week after police were alerted


PERIPHERY’s MISHA MANSOOR Pokes Fun At Fans With New Album: „It’s Just So Tempting To Be A Troll About It“

Prog metal luminaries Periphery have quietly gone about their business, releasing six acclaimed records across 13 years and becoming torchbearers


BAM MARGERA Due In Court After Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

Bam Margera is due in court this Thursday, March 9 after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence at a



Thy Art Is Murder, Fit For An Autopsy, and Malevolence have all posted the same teaser to their Instagram profiles.


30 Chinese Punk, Crust, Oi and Hardcore Bands

In China, punk and hardcore shows are thrown at least as often as metal ones. Venues such as School Bar


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL Due In Court Once Again For „Offending Religious Feelings“

Behemoth frontman Adam „Nergal“ Darski is due in court once again for „offending religious feelings.“ If found guilty, the charges



Yob will hit the road for for their first full-on US tour since 2019 this May and June, and they’re


Yob Announce a Headlining Tour this Spring with Pallbearer and Cave In

Hope you’re ready for an evening of stoner doom metal from Yob starting this May, as they’ll be hitting the


Introducing The Metal Injection Tour Calendar

Never miss another show again in the Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago areas! We’ve just launched our brand


Don’t Expect An ALICE IN CHAINS Record Anytime Soon

Alice In Chains released their Rainier Fog album in 2018 and has done plenty of touring between then and now.



Rivers Of Nihil is in the studio recording their first new music since The Work in 2022, and the first


Gothic Melancholy Takes Center Stage in Spirit Tomb’s Single “In Her Heart of Hearts”

Be warned, headbangers. If you’re looking for loud, extreme music then you might want to turn away. The track being


Check Out “Call To Me,” the New Track from Puerto Rican Thrash Band Calamity

Metal knows no boundaries, no language barriers, no societal or religious hurdles, and that can’t be any more obvious than


KITTIE’s MORGAN LANDER Has A Very Rational Opinion On Modern PANTERA

There have been plenty of opinions about Pantera’s current lineup of Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown being joined by Anthrax


Album Review: SUICIDE SILENCE Remember… You Must Die

Here’s the problem with returning to form; you can’t do it once and call it there. Each subsequent effort has


Dave Lombardo is Releasing a Solo Drum Album

Ex-Slayer, current Testament/Mr. Bungle/Venamoris drummer Dave Lombardo is undeniably one of the most revered and important figures in the metal


Veil Of Maya Unveil Their Next Album [m]other with Its First Single “Red Fur”

Purveyors of djenty-metalcore Veil Of Maya are returning to the fore with their first new album in six years, titled


Deathcore Supergroup Project: Vengeance (fka The Big Six) Release First Single, “Cut. Bleed. Repeat.”

After losing another member, bringing their ranks to five, and changing their name from The Big Six, deathcore supergroup Project:


SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s SHAVO ODADJIAN Going Back To His Roots On A Solo Album

System Of A Down bassist Shado Odadjian is in the studio with producer and Winds Of Plague guitarist Michael Montoya


PROJECT: VENGEANCE (LORNA SHORE, SPITE, Etc.) Finally Drops Debut Single „Cut. Bleed. Repeat.“

After changing their name from The Big Six to Project: Vengeance after some lineup changes, we’ve finally got a debut


Scorpions Guitarist Uli Jon Roth Trashes Heavy Metal: “I Felt It Was, In a Way, a Step Back”

Despite the fact that every hesher with half a brain loves Scorpions, guitarist Uli Jon Roth doesn’t share the same


MÖTLEY CRÜE Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

Mötley Crüe has had interesting past decade. The band announced their breakup in 2014 by signing a „cessation of touring


DAVE LOMBARDO Announces Debut Solo Drum Album, Streams „Journey Of The Host“

After years of being in metal bands, legendary drummer Dave Lombardo has announced his debut drum album Rites Of Percussion


Mötley Crüe to Torture Everyone for the Next Seven Years If Nikki Sixx Gets His Way

For a while now, we’ve been having a bit of fun at Vince Neil‘s expense. His recent vocal performances while


VEIL OF MAYA Streams „Red Fur,“ Announces First Album In Six Years

After six years and a handful of singles, Veil Of Maya has announced their new record [m]other for May 12.


WINDHAND Streams Remastered Self-Titled Debut With Bonus Tracks

Windhand has just released a reissue of their debut self-titled album. The new version features a remastered version of the


GHOST Nominated For Three Swedish Grammis Awards

Ghost has been nominated for three Grammis Awards (basically Sweden’s GRAMMY awards) in the Album Of The Year, Artist Of



Maul made a pretty serious impact on the death metal world with their 2022 record Seraphic Punishment. Maul has now


Steve-O Says a Thrash Metal Classic “Alleviated” His Sex Drive

As metal fans, we all feel something when we hear our favorite bands. The rush of the pit, the release


COREY TAYLOR Hopes SLIPKNOT Never Releases Look Outside Your Window

Slipknot recorded two albums in 2008 – All Hope Is Gone, which has been out for years, and Look Outside


Christina Scabbia and Will Ramos to be Featured in New Metal: Hellsinger Downloadable Content

Have you ever listened to Lorna Shore’s Will Ramos or Lacuna Coil’s Christina Scabbia do their thing and thought “man,



Falling In Reverse and Ice Nine Kills will hit the road for a pretty extensive US tour starting this June.


METALLICA Made STEVE-O Not Wanna Have Sex Anymore As A Teen

There’s a lot that can be said about Metallica‘s 1986 classic Master Of Puppets, from praise of its musicianship and


THE HALO EFFECT Announces North American Dates

The Halo Effect has announced a handful of North American tour dates leading up to their appearance at the Milwaukee


Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee Talks the Legacy of Lemmy, Seriously Bad Magic & More

There was only one Lemmy Kilmister. As fans of metal, we all know this. As such – despite what’s been


34 Songs To Remember How Good 2003 Was For Metal

Two decades have passed since 2003 and a lot has changed in the world of heavy metal. That being said,


DevilDriver Go “Through the Depths” with a New Single and Announce Dealing With Demons Vol. II

As they get set to kick off their co-headlining tour with Cradle of Filth, groove metal outfit DevilDriver announced the


Photos: Fleshgod Apocalypse, Obscura, Wolfheart, Thulcandra at Quebec’s Studio TD on March 2, 2023

Last week, Quebec’s Studio TD was host to a huge night of death metal, as Fleshgod Apocalypse, Obscura, Wolfheart, and



Between The Buried And Me will hit the road this June and July for a massive North American tour where


Gojira’s Mario Duplantier Defends Lars Ulrich: “We Need to Bring Some Justice for Him”

Stadium metal darlings Gojira have never been shy about their love for Metallica and it doesn’t seem like that’s going


ROB HALFORD Says He Was Asked To Sing On An Upcoming DOLLY PARTON Album

Back in November of 2022, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony featured a performance of „Jolene,“ the 1973


DEVILDRIVER Streams „Through The Depths,“ Announces New Album Dealing With Demons Vol. II

DevilDriver has announced their first record in three years, predictably titled Dealing With Demons Vol. II after 2020’s Vol. I,


Max Cavalera’s Love of Thrash Goes Deeper Than the Mainstream Stuff

We talked yesterday about how Chris Barnes has a completely unsurprising list of favorite death metal albums, right down to


MAX CAVALERA’s Favorite Thrash Classics Aren’t From The Big Four

There are certainly plenty of classic thrash albums that are massively popular – Master Of Puppets, Rust In Peace, and


KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Seems To Be Getting Heavy Again

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard released their thrash record Infest The Rats‘ Nest in 2019, and it looks like


EXCLUSIVE: Sumerian Records Owner Ash Avildsen Responds to Social Media Backlash

Last week, there was a story making the rounds about Sumerian Records’ social media accounts posting what looked like anti-vax



Megadeth will hit the road in Canada this April and May with Bullet For My Valentine and Oni as support.


CANCER CHRIST Streams Insane, Furious Video For „The Blood Of Jesus“

Cancer Christ is here to either save you or completely annihilate your physical being – we’re not sure which. Either


New Memoir From Metal Blade Records Founder BRIAN SLAGEL Coming This Summer

Just in time for your summer reading lists, Metal Blade Records founder and author Brian Slagel has announced a brand


Corey Taylor Claims His Next Solo Album Will Be 2023 and 2024’s ‘Best Rock Album’

It’s been a minute since we’ve all collectively wondered what Corey Taylor thought about a topic, so it was only


EXCLUSIVE: Check Out “Running Down The Sides,” a New Instrumental Post-Metal Track from LESOTHO

Hey metal vocalists — we love you guys, but you’re going to have to take a back seat for this


PAUL STANLEY Says KISS Should Be Called PISS For A Reunion Show

Kiss will play their final two shows ever (supposedly) this December at Madison Square Garden. Of course fans are hoping



Demon Hunter will hit the road this April for a 20th anniversary tour and now they’ve added Living Sacrifice to


Brothers in Arms: 12 Bands with Black Metal Siblings

Who can you rely on to fuel your general hatred toward humanity? Family. There’s no better way to guarantee a


PANTERA, GODSMACK, ROB ZOMBIE, LIMP BIZKIT & More Booked For Rocklahoma 2023

Rocklahoma 2023 will take place between September 1 and 3 at the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK.


Sugar: The Nü-Metal Party’s DJ CHAPLIN HULL Names His Most Influential Nü-Metal Albums

The following article was written by Sugar: The Nü-Metal Party DJ Chaplin Hull. Sugar: The Nü-Metal Party is a traveling


WOE Is Recording Their First Album In Six Years

New York black metal band Woe is finally in the studio recording the follow-up to their 2017 album Hope Attrition.


Old Habits Dies Hard as Nita Strauss Rejoins Alice Cooper for Upcoming Fall Tour

After months away gallivanting with Demi Lovato, guitarist Nita Strauss will be returning to the stage with iconic shock rocker


Photos & Show Review: MARTY FRIEDMAN Offered A Lethal Mixture Of Unbridled Energy & Guitar Mastery Live

There are very few musicians in the world with life as colorful as Marty Friedman’s. His presence in the world


Ex-Fear Factory Singer Burton C. Bell Says His Replacement “Doesn’t Affect Me”

After two years, industrial metal outfit Fear Factory announced that Italian vocalist Milo Silvestro was going to front the band



Nita Strauss joined Alice Cooper’s live band in 2014, and left in 2022 to join Demi Lovato’s backing band. Cooper has


BURTON C. BELL Isn’t Keeping Up With FEAR FACTORY Anymore

Fear Factory and vocalist Burton C. Bell split in 2020. Fear Factory has since recruited new vocalist Milo Silvestro and


SAINT KARLOFF Stays Riffy On New Single „Psychedelic Man“

Oslo-based psych-stoner band Saint Karloff is back to trip you up with their new single „Psychedelic Man.“ The single is


Shocker: Chris Barnes Only Likes Old School Death Metal

Former Cannibal Corpse and current Six Feet Under frontman Chris Barnes has already made his feelings known about the current


David Ellefson Says Metallica, Not Megadeth, Were Always Thrash Metal’s Leaders

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Big Dave (Mustaine) and Little Dave (Ellefson) haven’t exactly gotten along since


CHRIS BARNES Names His Favorite Death Metal Albums

While not the biggest fan of modern death metal, former Cannibal Corpse vocalist and current Six Feet Under frontman Chris


THE ZENITH PASSAGE Wraps Up First Album Since 2016

The Zenith Passage has just wrapped up (and handed in) their first new record since Solipsist in 2016. Advertisement. Scroll



Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier is pretty tired of everyone dumping on Lars Ulrich. In an interview with Stray From The


Avatar’s Johannes Eckerström on The MetalSucks Podcast #478

Avatar frontman Johannes Eckerström joins The MetalSucks Podcast this week! During his chat with our host, Petar, he opens up


Windhand’s Dorthia Cottrell Announces Solo Album via Relapse

Dorthia Cottrell, the vocalist of doom band Windhand, has announced her next solo album, Death Folk Country, will be out


THE POSTMAN SYNDROME Reissues Debut Album, Announces First Show Since 2005

The Postman Syndrome, possibly one of the most underrated bands of the early 2000s, is reissuing their 2002 debut album


Smoulder Announce Album Release for April

Epic doom band Smoulder just announced a new record, Violent Creed of Vengeance, out April 21 via Cruz Del Sur


Feels Like GHOST’s TOBIAS FORGE & DEF LEPPARD’s JOE ELLIOTT Are Bound To Collaborate More

Back in January of this year, Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott and Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge released a new version


RUSH Announces 40th Anniversary Signals Box Set

Rush is celebrating 40 years of their album Signals with a super deluxe version featuring a new cover by Hugh


Watch: DEFTONES Played „Mascara“ For The First Time Since 2015

Deftones played a secret(ish) show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on March 2. Among the classics,


IHSAHN Streams Cover Of KENT’s „Dom Andra“ Featuring KATATONIA’s Vocalist

Ihsahn is now streaming a cover of Kent’s „Dom Andra“ alongside Katatonia vocalist „Jonas Renkse“ from the upcoming Fascination Street


NE OBLIVISCARIS Streams Live Performance Of „And Plague Flowers The Kaleidoscope“

Ne Obliviscaris is now streaming a live performance of „And Plague Flowers The Kaleidoscope“ filmed on May 10, 2019 at


This New PANTERA Song Sure Isn’t PANTERA

You may have woken up this morning to a notification on your YouTube profile that Pantera had uploaded a new


Legendary Producer SPOT (BLACK FLAG, MISFITS, SAINT VITUS, Etc.) Has Died

Glen „SPOT“ Lockett, the in-house producer and engineer for SST Records throughout the late ’70s and ’80s, has died at


NAPALM DEATH Vocalist Breaks His Ankle On Stage, Continues Touring

Napalm Death vocalist and obvious badass Mark „Barney“ Greenway broke his ankle during a February 19 show in Munich, Germany


Metal Blade Founder is Putting Out Another Book

Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel just announced a new book, Swing of the Blade: More Stories from Metal Blade


Lordi Release Another Lyric Video Ahead of Record

The ever-theatrical Lordi just unleashed another lyric video, this time for “Thing In The Cage,” in advance of their forthcoming


Blak29 Featuring Steve Zing of Danzig Release New Album

Steve Zing of Danzig and Samhain fame is back with a new record, The Waiting, via Cleopatra Records. For those


Metallica, Entheos, and Powerwolf Added to The MetalSucks Playlist

Another week, another update to our MetalSucks playlists. In our “top tracks” list, we’ve bumped some old songs out of


Metallica Put Out a New Song, Marty Friedman’s Temporary Megadeth Reunion Was Sick, and More Top Stories of the Week

Man, I don’t know about you, but it felt like the first three days of the week went by super


Rob Halford Understands Why Ozzy Cancelled Tour

Ozzy made us all sad, and also reminded us all of our own mortality, when he had to cancel his


MIKE SHINODA Dismisses The Idea That CHESTER BENNINGTON Hated „In The End“

Sometimes lightning is just simply caught in a bottle. To wit, Led Zeppelin had no idea of the significance of


The Kids Don’t Like LIMP BIZKIT

Nü metal and its scene denizens are definitely a classic example of the zeitgeist being driven by suburban aggression. It’s


OMNIUM GATHERUM Streams „Slasher,“ Announces New EP

Omnium Gatherum will release their new EP Slasher on June 2 and is now streaming the title track. The single


This Video Of Grannies Blasting Out Death Metal In New Liquid Death Commercial Is All You Need In Life

If you’re not aware, allow me to hip you to the latest craze in bottled water: Liquid Death! Advertisement. Scroll


Album Review: TULUS Fandens Kall

Tulus‚ seventh studio album Fandens Kall is a masterpiece of the genre. Tulus delivers perfect black metal distilled to its


What If OPETH Wrote METALLICA’S „Enter Sandman“?

You know here at Metal Injection we love a good „What if X covered Y?“ video. And sure, YouTuber Devinplayeverything


BURTON C. BELL’s Photography & Visual Art To Be Displayed In Florida Gallery

Since leaving Fear Factory in 2020, Burton C. Bell has kept a relatively low profile, at least compared to the


THE ACACIA STRAIN Is Filming Every Night Of Their Tour For An Upcoming Live DVD

The Acacia Strain will hit the road for a tour with Fit For An Autopsy, Full Of Hell, and Primitive


Candlemass Announce Nightfall 35th Anniversary Reissue via Peaceville

Candlemass announced that they are reissuing their 35th anniversary box set of their classic record Nightfall. The record will be


METALLICA, POWERWOLF, UNEARTH & More Among Metal Injection’s Top Tracks Of The Week

This week’s top tracks include a sludgy new Metallica single, a dominating new Powerwolf single, an Unearth single that came


SOPHIE LLOYD & MATT HEAFY Team Up For New Song „Fall Of Man“

British guitar sensation Sophie Lloyd has recruited Trivium frontman Matt Heafy for a new single called „Fall Of Man.“ It’s


Nobody Wanted To See GODSMACK In South America

Godsmack was plotting a South American tour for this April, but had to cancel due to lack of ticket sales.


Municipal Waste’s Tony Foresta Says Proposed Visa Costs for Touring Bands Would Be “Punishing Poor People”

It’s no secret that things have gotten significantly harder for touring bands in recent years. The perfect storm of a


The Big Six Are Now Calling Themselves Project: Vengeance and a Single Will Be Out Next Week

Late last year, a group of six deathcore vocalists got together to record some music as a massive side-project to


Unearth Dropped a New Single and Video for “Mother Betrayal” and Confirmed Ken Susi’s Out

Boston metalcore outfit Unearth released a new single and accompanying music video earlier today for “Mother Betrayal,” the second single


The New IN FLAMES Touch Of Red Hot Sauce Brings The Fiery Flavor And You Need To Try It Now

I’m generally a bit skeptical when I see a band’s logo make its way onto a household product. Although, it


THE BIG SIX (LORNA SHORE, SPITE, Etc.) Changes Its Name, To Release Debut Single Next Week

The Big Six has had an interesting history despite never releasing a single song. The Big Six originally unveiled their


Godflesh Return With a New Album Purge This June

More than half a decade has passed since Godflesh released their 2017 album Post Self, but the industrial metal outfit


CHTHONIC Streams First New Single In Five Years „Pattonkan“

Chthonic is back for the first time in five years with a new single „Pattonkan.“ The single comes alongside a


ROB HALFORD Says OZZY OSBOURNE Did The Right Thing Canceling Tour

When Ozzy Osbourne canceled his European tour earlier this month, while also indicating that his touring days are likely over,


Review: Full of Hell & Primitive Man Team up to Ruin Your Day with Suffocating Hallucination

When it comes to being a collaborative force in the metal scene, both Full of Hell and Primitive Man are


Heavy Rotation: Capra

Louisiana metallic hardcore crew Capra just announced the biggest tour of their career, supporting legendary metalcore act Killswitch Engage for


Watch: Metal Band Attempts To Teach Daytime TV Hosts How To Growl

Australian metal band Voyager will represent their home country with the track „Promise“ at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Voyager


Album Review: ENSLAVED Heimdal

Black metal has expanded in a thousand different ways since the early 90s, but no band quite encapsulates this transition


Check Out Ne Obliviscaris’ New Live Video of “And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope”

Australian progressive metal band Ne Obliviscaris shared what a hometown show for them looks like with the release of their


DAVE LOMBARDO To Tour The UK With A Grindcore Band

Empire State Bastard is the new progressive grindcore band featuring Biffy Clyro guitarist and vocalist Simon Neil, former Oceansize vocalist


GODFLESH Announces First New Album In Six Years Purge

Godflesh is back with their first new album in six years titled Purge, due out June 9. The first single


Knotfest and SXSW Team Up for ‘Pulse of the Maggots’ Showcase Featuring Callous Daoboys, Escuela Grind, and Others

Down in Austin, Texas this year, attendees at SXSW will get a front row glimpse at some of the most


UNEARTH Names The 11 Best Lesser-Known Metalcore Classics, Announces New Album

Unearth has announced their new record The Wretched; The Ruinous for May 5. The band is now streaming the new


INDUSTRIAL PUKE (BURST, Etc.) Streams Furious New Single „Reactionary Warfare“

Industrial Puke is the new death metal-informed hardcore punk band featuring Linus Jägerskog (Burst), Jens Ekelin (Rentokiller), Mattias Rasmusson (Obstruktion,


JAMES HETFIELD To Star In Upcoming „Western Thriller“ Movie The Thicket

James Hetfield is having a pretty big year. Not only because Metallica is one month away from releasing their new


Sh*t That Comes Out Today – March 3, 2023

Don’t mind me, I’m just thinking about Max Cavalera’s now-deceased mono-dreadlock. Some really great music out today for heavy music


THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From ENSLAVED, ENTHEOS & More Out Today 3/3

This week’s new heavy metal releases include lots of prog, lots of riffs, what could be the actual soundtrack to


VOSH Streams Gothy New Single „Bleed As One“

Vosh is here to darken your day up big time with their latest single „Bleed As One.“ The single draws


VOSH Drops New Album, Streams Gothy New Single „Bleed As One“

Vosh is here to darken your day up big time with their latest single „Bleed As One.“ The single draws


James Hetfield Has a Role in an Upcoming Western Thriller Titled The Thicket

The boys in Metallica sure like to keep themselves busy. On top of putting out a new album next month


Marty Friedman’s Won’t Rule Out Another Megadeth Reunion Down the Road

Last weekend, guitarist and dude who can unironically say “I’m big in Japan” Marty Friedman took the state at the


EARTH, PALLBEARER, THOU & More Added To Oblivion Access 2023

Oblivion Access Festival 2023 has announced their full lineup, which now includes bands like Earth, Pallbearer, Thou, City Of Caterpillar,


CANDLEMASS Announces Nightfall Deluxe Reissue

Get your wallets ready, because Candlemass is reissuing their 1987 doom classic Nightfall with a ton of bonus material! Advertisement.


Another MEGADETH & MARTY FRIEDMAN Reunion Might Happen

Megadeth and Marty Friedman reunited live on stage for the first time in 23 years on February 27 at the


DAVID LEE ROTH Streams New Version Of VAN HALEN’s „Unchained“

David Lee Roth is now streaming his new version of Van Halen’s 1981 track „Unchained“ from the Fair Warning album.


ILL NIÑO Announces Confession Anniversary Tour

Ill Niño will hit the road later this year for a 20th anniversary tour celebrating their 2003 Confession. Of course,


Liquid Death’s Grannies Will Kick Your Ass for Some Iced Tea in a Can

Liquid Death has been catering to our specific crowd for years, betting that their “murder your thirst” tagline and badass


MONUMENTS Refuses To Sell Merch At Greece Show Due To Merch Cuts

Monuments is getting a little tired of merch cuts and European Value-added tax (VAT) screwing them out of money. The


GOJIRA Fans Complaining About Merch Prices Are Misinformed And It’s Something We Should Discuss

As you may know, Gojira have recently found themselves in the hot seat when a bitter UK concert attendee took


Canada’s Tortured Saint Unleash “Anamnesis” Music Video

Canadian progressive deathcore band Tortured Saint are back with a new music video based on the song “Anamnesis” from their


AVENGED SEVENFOLD Tells Fans To Go Touch Grass

It all started over the weekend when Avenged Sevenfold was „hacked.“ Fake cancellations for festivals were posted to their social


TRIBULATION Streams Cover Of BLUE ÖYSTERY CULT’s „Vengeance (The Pact)“

Tribulation is throwing it back to 1981 with their cover of Blue Öyster Cult’s track „Vengeance (The Pact)“ from the


Review: Periphery V: Djent Is Not A Genre Subverts Expectations

“Djent” band Periphery had the seemingly herculean task of creating a follow-up to 2019’s Hail Stan, a record acclaimed by


Tribulation Paints a Dark, Gothic Veneer on Blue Öyster Cult’s “Vengeance (The Pact)”

Gothic metal outfit Tribulation are paying homage to one of the great rock bands that inspired metal around the world