Metal

Judas Priest have postponed the remainder of their current U.S. tour as a result of guitarist Richie Faulkner being hospitalized with “major medical heart condition issues.” Says the band in a statement: “It is with deep regret that we have to postpone the rest of our U.S. tour. Richie Faulkner has major medical heart condition
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Unto Others’ new album, Strength, has quickly worked its way onto my “Best of 2021” list with its proprietary, earnest blend of goth rock and metal. I was sold on the first single, but each successive one grabbed me even more, and now that the album’s out I’m all in. And it seems I’m not
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Generation Kill, the band fronted by former Exodus vocalist Rob Dukes, have unleashed their music video for “Into The Black.” The song is taken from their forthcoming album MKUltra via Blood Blast Distribution. Prior to “Black,” the band has dropped their lead single “Never Relent” featuring incendiary guitarist Gary Holt, followed by the crushing track “Rat King.” Regarding “Black,”
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Nirvana are currently being sued by Spencer Elden, who appeared nude on the cover of their album Nevermind when he was four months old, which he argues makes the image exploitative child pornography. A month after the lawsuit was filed, Nirvana announced a 30th anniversary super-duper-extra-special deluxe reissue of Nevermind. Presumably the reissue was already planned well before
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Every Time I Die have announced a plethora of new U.S. tour dates. The band’s latest trek will kick off in November, with support coming from ’68 and Candy. These dates are in addition to their annual ‘TID the Season hometown event and next year’s shows supporting Underoath. All of ETID’s scheduled dates are below.
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Pathology have announced that they’ll release a new album, The Everlasting Plague, on November 19. The album was produced, engineered, and mixed by Zack Ohren (Machine Head, All Shall Perish, etc.). You can check out the second single, “As the Entrails Wither,” via the below music video. Pathology’s Dave Astor comments: “We’re stoked to release our newest
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As expected, Guns N’ Roses have officially released their new single “Hard Skool” (Jesus Fuck that spelling). It’s the band’s second new single in as many months, after “Absurd.” Both tracks were originally written for, but ultimately did not appear on, Chinese Democracy. They’ve since been reworked to better suit Slash and Duff McKagan, who
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The small island nation of Singapore is a modern day utopia with a cornucopia of nationalities, religions and culture living side by side amidst the city’s glistening skyscrapers. But on the ground level, below all the glitz and glamour, lies the Merlion, a formidable looking beast which spits out water from its mouth. And it’s
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Fuck Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, and Poison — my dream glam tour right now would feature Crazy Lixx and Girish and the Chronicles. Neither of those bands are American, though, and there’s still this wacky pandemic thing going on, so that’s not likely to happen anytime soon. At least we have a new Crazy Lixx
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GWAR and Fanaply have announced digital collectibles partnership for the iconic heavy metal band’s very first NFTs.  Fanaply, one of the industry leading NFT developers in music, sports and entertainment, will mint and distribute the GWAR Official NFT Collection. The limited edition collection will be available for purchase beginning September 20, 2021 at 12pm EST at www.fanaply.com/gwar, and in the GWAR merch store.   The GWAR Official NFT Collection
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Killswitch Engage performed without their longtime bassist Mike D’Antonio last Saturday, September 10, at the Inkcarceration festival in Mansfield, OH. It has since come out that D’Antonio tested positive for Covid-19 the day before, but he is said to be in good health. It isn’t known publicly whether he was vaccinated or not. The band’s
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Official press release: The masters of melodic-hardcore are finally back! Today US-hardcore band Ignite from Orange County, CA released their brand-new digital EP Anti-Complicity Anthem on all digital platforms. Including the incredible title track as well as the exclusive B-side “Turn XXI” that will be only available on this EP the band makes an impressive
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Pig Destroyer have released a cover of Perturbator’s recent single, “Excess.” As you can probably guess, it doesn’t sound much like the original track… but it does fucking rule. The recording is PxDx’s contribution to an upcoming EP, also called Excess, which will see Author & Punisher, Health, INVSN, and others all offer their own
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