Metal

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing has weighed in on the band’s recent, since-rescinded decision to tour as a quartet without a second guitar player. Calling it “very strange” that Judas Priest would “even think aboutSpeaking about the initial announcement with  “Rock of Nations with Dave Kinchen,” Downing said: “I’m like everybody else. I’m totally
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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Wolves at the Gate have announced their fifth album Eulogies. It arrives on March 11 via Solid State Records. Pre-order Eulogies here.  Today, the band has shared the video for the new track “Lights & Fire.” Watch the video for the dynamic track, which boasts anthemic choruses and a cinematic and quiet mid-section that builds to an epic crescendo, below. “While
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Testament are parting ways with drummer Gene Hoglan. Says the band in a statement: To all our Testament fans around the world, First off, we are beyond grateful to have had Gene Hoglan ”Official Page” behind our drum throne for ten years, several albums and countless tour dates. Unfortunately, our brother Gene’s additional tours and
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Midnight’s new song is called “Szex Witchery.” I was wondering if “szex” really meant “sex” in another language or was a made-up word, so I Googled it. A bunch of Hungarian pornography came up. So I guess it’s a real word. ANYWAY, “Szex Witchery” is the first single from Midnight’s newly-announced fifth full-length, Let There Be
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Progressive melo-death marauders Allegaeon have released a new single from their forthcoming album, Damnum. It’s called “Of Beasts and Worms,” and it’s some fuckin’ A++++ WDBWA-level shit. There’s a few different semi-obvious influences here including Opeth, Soilwork, and a version of Insomnium from another reality in which Insomnium have had a fire lit under their
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Krallice, consistently one of the most envelope-pushing acts in all of black metal (if not all of metal period), have premiered a killer new song, “Crystalline Exhaustion.” Clocking in at a brisk 14+ minutes, “Crystalline Exhaustion” finds Krallice somehow continuing to break new ground — nearly half of the song goes by before the more
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Following disagreements between band members that spilled into the public eye in messy fashion late last year, Every Time I Die have just announced that they have broken up. The band’s four members other than singer Keith Buckley — guitarists Andy Williams and Jordan Buckley (Keith’s brother), bassist Stephen Micciche and drummer Clayton “Goose” Holyoak
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HBO debuted the first three episodes of James Gunn’s new series, Peacemaker. Hopefully, you’ve already watched it, or already have plans to watch it. If not, you’re missing out: Peacemaker is Gunn at his Gunniest. Featuring John Cena reprising his role from this past summer’s The Suicide Squad, the show is by turns hilarious, violent,
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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has a new tattoo, and he’s excited to show it off to the world. The back piece depicts actor Christopher Lee as The Creature in the 1957 classic horror film The Curse of Frankenstein. Taylor explained on Instagram that it was done by Shane Munce of PussyKat Tattoo in Las Vegas, saying:
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Author & Punisher unveil a second track from the outfit’s highly-anticipated new album, Krüller (Feb. 11, Relapse Records), with today’s release of the drone-drenched love song, “Maiden Star.” Tristan Shone offers insight into the track and its place on the album:   “’Maiden Star’ continues the trudge of escape and survival from ‘Drone Carrying Dread,’ but with a focus on the
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Venom Prison have released a new single, “Pain of Oizys.” The track will appear on the band’s upcoming album, Erebos. You can check out the track via the below music video. Erebos will be released February 4 on Century Media. Venom Prison’s Larissa Stupar recently appeared on The MetalSucks Podcast. Listen to that here. [embedded content]
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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Scorpions have shared the title track for their new album Rock Believer. Listen below. Commenting on the advance release of the title track of their latest album, due out on February 25, Klaus Meine, both singer and author of the lyrics, says, “Over the years, we’ve heard people say lots of times that rock is dead. But there are still
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Lustmord and Godflesh have collaborated on “Ashen,” a new version of the track “Ash” from Lustmord’s 2008 album, Other. You can check it out via the below music video. This fresh take on “Ashen” will appear on The Others (Lustmord Deconstructed), a collection of Other cuts reimagined by artists such as Enslaved, Ihsahn, Ulver, Steve
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