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Extreme Aggression - KREATOR

Everyone following KREATOR over the band's 35-year course has their favorite album, and it's not necessarily a unified choice. Poll 10 fans at once, you'll probably hit upon most of the group's 14 LPs to-date, minus the troubled experimental albums spanning from 1992's "Renewal" through 1999's "Endorama". Then again, there are defensive fans of those, ...

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OVERKILL Joined By GRIP INC. Guitarist At Bochum Concert (Video)

Waldemar Sorychta — former GRIP INC. guitarist who has produced a number of acclaimed albums from SODOM, MOONSPELL and TIAMAT, among others — joined New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL on stage last night (Sunday, August 13) at Zeche in Bochum, Germany to perform the OVERKILL classic "In Union We Stand". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance ...

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KREATOR Frontman MILLE PETROZZA Has No Plans For Solo Album

Metal Wani's Jake Patton conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza of German thrash veterans KREATOR. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to KREATOR's new album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "It couldn't be better. To us, the way we measured the success of ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Recruits Drummer KEN MARY For Upcoming Shows

Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have recruited Ken Mary (FIFTH ANGEL, ALICE COOPER, HOUSE OF LORDS, TKO, CHASTAIN) to play drums for the band at their upcoming shows. He steps in as the replacement for Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL), who recently left the group to join OVERKILL. "We're looking forward to seeing our European friends ...

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OVERKILL And CROWBAR To Join Forces For 2017 'Metal Alliance Tour'

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will headline the 2017 edition of the "Metal Alliance Tour". Support on the trek will come from New Orleans native doom/sludge band CROWBAR, Colorado thrash metal stalwarts HAVOK, technical thrash metal band BLACK FAST and INVIDIA, the group featuring former members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and SKINLAB. The ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Videogame 'Motörhead Through The Ages' Now Available

MOTÖRHEAD, in partnership with developer Haemimont Games, is delighted to announce its own videogame experience, "Motörhead Through The Ages", is available now. Included as part of "Victor Vran: Overkill Edition", "Motörhead Through The Ages" is available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC ...

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MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL Members Remember NICK MENZA On First Anniversary Of His Death

A video tribute to former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza, who passed away a year ago today, can be seen below. The eighteen-minute clip features remembrances from David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Jason Bittner (OVERKILL, SHADOWS FALL), Rob Cavestany (DEATH ANGEL) and Chris "OJ" Ojeda (BYZANTINE), among others. On May 21, 2016, Nick collapsed after ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Singer CHRIS CORNELL Dead At 52

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell died Wednesday night, his representative has confirmed. The representative, Brian Bumbery, called Cornell's passing "sudden and unexpected." He added in a statement: "His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. ...

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Emperor of Sand - MASTODON

Oh, the dilemmas of high-profile tech wizards who, 30 years ago, would've faced less scrutiny than they do in the face of a sophisticated and far more opinionated metal community. Then again, people cried foul at IRON MAIDEN for utilizing synthesizers and writing a rock-friendly tune on "Somewhere in Time". That was an album viewed ...

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KREATOR Joined By GHOST's PAPA EMERITUS For 'Satan Is Real' Performance On German TV (Video)

GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, better known as Papa Emeritus, joined German thrashers KREATOR last night (Tuesday, April 25) to perform the song "Satan Is Real" on the German late-night talk show "Circus HalliGalli", which airs on ProSieben. Also appearing on them was DRANGSAL singer/guitarist Max Gruber. Video footage of the performance can be ...

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ANTHRAX, OVERKILL, SUPERJOINT, METAL ALLEGIANCE, DEATH ANGEL Set For METAL MAYA Heavy Metal Dest-Fest

ASK4 Entertainment — the creator and producer of ShipRocked — has announced the first annual Metal Maya, a four-day all-inclusive heavy metal destination festival vacation from October 29 to November 2 at the luxurious Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, just south of Cancun in the paradise of Puerto Morelos on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Metal Maya is ...

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MAX + IGOR CAVALERA To Tour Europe With OVERKILL, INSOMNIUM

Former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) will embark on another European tour in November to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety. Support on the trek, dubbed "MTV Headbangers' Ball Tour 2017", will come from OVERKILL, INSOMNIUM and DESERTED FEAR. ...

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SODOM In Kiev, Ukraine: Video Report, Interview

HolyMayhem.com has uploaded a seven-minute video report on SODOM's March 25 concert in Kiev, Ukraine. The clip, which includes an interview with SODOM bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such, can be seen below. SODOM's latest album, "Decision Day", was released last August via SPV/Steamhammer. Such, guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald spent ...

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Watch KREATOR Perform In Moscow, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of KREATOR's entire March 7 performance at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Hordes Of Chaos (A Necrologue For The Elite) 02. Phobia 03. Satan Is Real 04. Gods Of Violence 05. People Of The Lie 06. Total Death 07. Phantom Antichrist 08. ...

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