MAYHEM FESTIVAL Teases 2020 Return

After a five-year hiatus, Mayhem Festival appears to be coming back in 2020. The touring festival hinted at its return earlier today (Monday, December 2) with an Instagram post of Rocky Balboa. An accompanying caption read: "don't call it a comeback. #mayhem2020" Following the SLAYER-headlined 2015 edition of Mayhem, co-founder John Reese declared that the ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Releases 'The Violence' SIKDOPE Remix

"The Violence", the latest anthem from British metal outfit ASKING ALEXANDRIA, has been given the remix treatment by one of EDM's hottest producers — Polish beatsmith Sikdope. Watch the accompanying visualizer below. Sikdope has built a reputation as a chameleon in the studio — from vicious bass-house to radio-ready progressive cuts and futuristic trap sensibilities ...

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GARY HOLT: I Am 'Forever Honored To Have Been A Part Of' SLAYER

Gary Holt says that he is "forever honored to have been a part of" SLAYER. The guitarist, who is also a member of San Francisco Bay Area thrash icons EXODUS, has been the touring axeman for SLAYER since January 2011 when Jeff Hanneman contracted necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease, from a spider bite ...

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ANTHRAX Joins Forces With PUCK HCKY For Hockey-Inspired Clothing Line

ANTHRAX has announced a new alliance with Puck Hcky, the Michigan-based, premium hockey apparel brand. Beginning immediately, Puck Hcky is making available a series of high-quality, small batch hockey jerseys and streetwear that pull visual inspiration from the band's rich catalog of album, EP, single, and t-shirt artwork, including ANTHRAX's instantly-recognizable logo and its longtime ...

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Video Premiere: DREAM THEATER's 'At Wit's End'

DREAM THEATER, twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, have released the official music video for the song "At Wit's End", taken from the CD/Blu-ray edition of the band's latest album, "Distance Over Time". Released in February, "Distance Over Time" showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER while maintaining the elements that have garnered them ...

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Read Excerpt From PARADISE LOST's Official Book, 'No Celebration'

Decibel Books has posted an excerpt from "No Celebration: The Official Story Of Paradise Lost", which can be read below. The excerpt heavily features Music For Nations founder Martin Hooker, who passed away last month. Authored by American writer David E. Gehlke, "No Celebration" chronicles the British doom metal progenitors' groundbreaking three decades-plus career with ...

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