After dropping some hints, Metallica have officially announced the launch of their very own record label. Dubbed Blackened Recordings, the label will be the home of the follow-up to 2008′s Death Magnetic. In a post on their official website, the band wrote: “We like to make it a point here not to bore you with [...]
Last night, shock-rock legend Alice Cooper hit the stage on Conan, treating the audience to a high-energy performance of the Stones-inspired “I’ll Bite Your Face Off” from his latest album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare. Check out the footage below.
Sevendust have announced a March 26, 2013 release date for their upcoming ninth studio album, Black Out the Sun. In a recent Revolver interview, guitarist John Connolly promised that the album would feature a “a darker vibe,” while assuring fans that there would “still plenty of melody.” “It fits right in with Animosity, Alpha and [...]
How to Destroy Angels have released a dark new video for their track “Ice Age,” off the group’s new An Omen EP. Watch the John Hillcoat-directed clip below. The band — which features Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor, his wife Mariqueen Maandig and longtime collaborators Rob Sheridan and Atticus Ross — are set to [...]
Last night, Soundgarden hit the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ripping through two cuts from their latest opus, King Animal. You can watch footage of the band performing “By Crooked Steps” and “Been Away Too Long” below. “There’s definitely that sort of alchemy and chemistry when the four of us play together,” frontman Chris Cornell [...]
The schedule for the 2013 edition of the World’s Loudest Month has officially been announced. The five-event celebration of all things rock and metal will kick off on April 27 in Jacksonville, Florida and run through the three-day Rocklahoma festival in late May. The full slate of events are as follows: Welcome To Rockville: April [...]
Earlier today, Misha Mansoor uploaded a one-minute clip to his YouTube channel featuring fellow Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb working on a new song. Check out the video below. Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal was released earlier this year on Sumerian.
The Dillinger Escape Plan are in the studio right now working on the follow-up to 2010′s Option Paralysis. The band have just posted a mysterious new teaser, which bears only the title, “time is always right behind us.. like the lamb under the gun.” Is it a new song title? A lyric? Check out the [...]
Closing out their first-ever Las Vegas residency with a bang, the current incarnation of Guns N’ Roses was joined by original member Izzy Stradlin on both Friday and Saturday night for a rendition of the Use Your Illusion classic, “14 Years.” Check out the fan-filmed video below. Stradlin joined Axl Rose in sitting out the [...]
Boston-based metalcore band Ice Nine Kills have debuted the official lyric video for their new song, “The Coffin is Moving.” Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the comments! The band recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fun work on a brand-new EP. Fans can help out the band [...]