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Static-X Bassist Leaves Band

Static-X Bassist Leaves Band

It has been about two months since Static-X reunited in early July and bassist Brent Ashley (pictured left) has already left the band. In a Facebook post, Ashley said he wished it would have “ended differently.” He also Tweeted, “Being the professional I am I wont call anyone out or point fingers as to why I […]

Video: Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Joins Prong at Knotfest for Misfits Cover

This past weekend’s Knotfest saw Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe return to the stage for the first time since his weeks-long imprisonment in the Czech Republic. Aside from LoG’s triumphant return to the stage, one of the highlights of the weekend was Blythe’s appearance alongside Prong for a cover of the Misfits’ “London Dungeon.” […]

Interview: Prong Frontman Tommy Victor on New Album, Carved into Stone, “electro metal,” and Knotfest

Interview: Prong Frontman Tommy Victor on New Album, Carved into Stone, “electro metal,” and Knotfest

Metal iconoclasts Prong recently released their acclaimed ninth album, Carved into Stone, and the band will play the Slipknot-curated Knotfest in August. In celebration, the group–which also feature Tony Campos of Static-X– is giving away a Schecter guitar signed by main man Tommy Victor (enter to win right here). Victor spoke to us about his […]

Poll: What Is the Best Hard-Rock or Metal Record Released in 1991?

Poll: What Is the Best Hard-Rock or Metal Record Released in 1991?

This past weekend saw the 20th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses landmark Use Your Illusion albums. But 1991 was also the year that many other landmark releases in hard rock and metal came out, including Metallica’s “Black Album,” Nirvana’s Nevermind, Ozzy Osbourne’s No More Tears, and many, many more. Below, we want you to weigh […]

Al Jourgensen Discusses Ministry Reunion

Al Jourgensen Discusses Ministry Reunion

Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen recently conducted an interview with Revolver‘s sister publication in the U.K.,  Metal Hammer, where the industrial-metal pioneer discusses the band’s reunion after calling it quits in 2008. According to the heavily pierced Jourgensen, the band will be putting out a new album in December titled Relapse. The record will feature guitarists […]

Danzig to Release New Album “Deth Red Sabaoth” in June

Hard rockers Danzig will release their first album in six years, Deth Red Sabaoth (the End), on June 22. Glenn Danzig himself produced and recorded it in Los Angeles over the course of 2009. Song titles include “Black Candy,” “The Revengeful,” “On a Wicked Night” and a two-part song called “Pyre of Souls.”

“I think that fans will really dig this new album,” Glenn said in a statement. “I’ve been told several times that the album has a cool vitality to it, that it sounds energized, and I got that feeling when I was recording it. I wanted to have an organic sound, bigger and thicker, so I went out and bought some 1970s Kustom tuck ’n’ roll bass amps to play some of the guitar parts through. You’ll hear real reverb, real tremolo on this album, which sounds completely different than the stuff that's done with computer chips."