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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: Second Album Completed

TAU CROSS, the veteran punk / metal collective revolving around AMEBIX bassist / frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, has completed recording its sophomore full-length album, tentatively titled "A Pillar Of Fire". A summer 2017 release via Relapse Records is expected. The new disc was ...

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HALESTORM's New Music Is 'Starting To Take Form'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale and drummer Arejay Hale were interviewed by A Music Blog, Yea? in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past October. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for HALESTORM's the follow-up to 2015's "Into The Wild Life" album, Lzzy said: "It's in the demo stages, ...

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KREATOR Frontman: 'The Human Race Needs To Be Told What To Do'

Mariskal Rock TV's Jason Cenador recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR. You can watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the inspiration behind the title for the band's new album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "The original concept was talking about the ancient ...

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The Serpent Only Lies - CROWBAR

CROWBAR fans have been rejoicing with the recent return of original bassist Todd Strange following a 17-year hiatus. During this time, he focused on domestic life. The timing couldn't be more fitting since "The Serpent Only Lies", the band's eleventh full-length, is more than just a little bit reminiscent of its classic early material. The ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN: Listen To New Song 'The Soulless Acolyte'

"The Soulless Acolyte", a brand new song from Australian metallers AVERSIONS CROWN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sophomore album, titled "Xenocide", which will be released on January 20 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "'The Soulless Acoloyte' is one of my favorite tracks off the album, and another big piece of ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN To Release 'Xenocide' Album In January

Australian metallers AVERSIONS CROWN will release their sophomore album, titled "Xenocide", on January 20 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. A lyric video for the brand new track "Ophiophagy", taken from "Xenocide", can be seen below. "Here's your first taste of mayhem from 'Xenocide',", comments vocalist Mark Poida. "Ride the groove and bang your head. As above, ...

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GOZU Signs Worldwide Deal With BLACKLIGHT MEDIA/METAL BLADE RECORDS

Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Boston's rock/metal outfit GOZU to a worldwide deal. Formed in 2010, the four-piece has released one EP and three full-lengths to-date, and is currently writing their fourth studio album, set for a 2017 release. GOZU comments: "We are extremely excited to be signed to Blacklight Media/Metal ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Celebrates 25th Anniversary With 'A Harvest Of Dread' Book, Five-CD Collection

Peaceville Records is celebrating the 25th anniversary of MY DYING BRIDE with a deluxe 92-page 12-inch hardback book on the rise of the U.K. doom metal legends. The book will contain five discs of rarities, early works, newly unearthed and never-previously-heard pre-production demos, band track favorites, and live audio. "A Harvest Of Dread" is scheduled ...

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GHOST: Identity Of New Female Bassist Finally Confirmed?

Swedish occult rockers GHOST are believed to have enlisted Megan Thomas from the New York-based all-female LED ZEPPELIN tribute band LEZ ZEPPELIN to play bass on their "Popestar" North American tour, which kicked off September 16 at Main Street Armory in Rochester, New York. As with all the members of the band, the new member's ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Praises EERIE VON's 'Misery Obscura' Photo Book

METALLICA's Kirk "Von" Hammett has stepped out in advance of the November release of Eerie Von's forthcoming MISFITS / SAMHAIN / DANZIG photo book, "Misery Obscura: The Photography Of Eerie Von (1981–2009)", to sing the book's praises: "'Misery Obscura' has an amazing fly-on-the-wall feel that is mesmerizing but unequivocal," says Hammett. "Eerie puts me right ...

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REVOCATION: Lyric Video For New Song 'Crumbling Imperium'

Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION will release its new album, "Great Is Our Sin", on July 22 via Metal Blade. The official lyric video for the song "Crumbling Imperium" can be seen below. Having delivered five killer albums boasting some of the most potent, technical and abrasive metal unleashed over the last decade, it ...

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REVOCATION To Release 'Great Is Our Sin' Album In July

Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION will release its new album, "Great Is Our Sin", on July 22 via Metal Blade. The first song from the album, titled "Communion", is available for streaming below. Having delivered five killer albums boasting some of the most potent, technical and abrasive metal unleashed over the last decade, it ...

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NAILS: 'Savage Intolerance' Video Released

"Savage Intolerance", the new video from Southern California-based hardcore metal-punks NAILS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "You Will Never Be One Of Us", which will be released on June 17 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Regarding the lyrical inspiration for "Savage Intolerance", NAILS vocalist/guitarist Todd Jones told

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NAILS: Making Of 'You Will Never Be One Of Us' Part 2 (Video)

The second part in a behind-the- scenes-making-of documentary for "You Will Never Be One Of Us", the new album from Southern California-based hardcore metal-punks NAILS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on June 17 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Also available is the music video for the title track, directed by Jimmy Hubbard. ...

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NAILS: Making Of 'You Will Never Be One Of Us' Part 1 (Video)

The first part in a behind-the- scenes-making-of documentary for "You Will Never Be One Of Us", the new album from Southern California-based hardcore metal-punks NAILS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on June 17 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Also available is the music video for the title track, directed by Jimmy Hubbard. ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: Entire 'In These Woods' Album Streaming

"In These Woods, From These Mountains", the new album from Norway's THE WRETCHED END, can be streamed in its entirety below. The CD will be released on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist ...

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NAILS To Release 'You Will Never Be One Of Us' Album In June

Southern California-based hardcore metal-punks NAILS will release "You Will Never Be One Of Us" on June 17 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, on the eve of their Choosing Death Fest appearance, the band is proud to reveal album details and the music video for the titletrack. Check out the Jimmy Hubbard-directed clip below. Comments NAILS ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: 'In These Woods' Album Due This Month

Norway's THE WRETCHED END will release its new album, "In These Woods, From These Mountains", on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist Cosmo, and DARK FUNERAL drummer Nils "Dominator" Fjellstrom. Boasting a darker ...

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RAMMSTEIN Sues Germany For Placing Album On Restricted List

According to Deutsche Welle, German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have filed a lawsuit against Germany for having temporarily indexed their 2009 album "Liebe Ist Für Alle Da" (English-language translation: "There's Enough Love For Everyone"). The German government's Federal Department For Media Harmful To Young Persons (Bundesprüfstelle Für Jugendgefährdende Medien, a.k.a. the BPjM) is tasked ...

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TREAT: New Song 'Do Your Own Stunts' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Ghost Of Graceland", the new album from Swedish hard rockers TREAT, on April 15. The song "Do Your Own Stunts", taken from "Ghost Of Graceland", can be streamed below. Building on the success of their last album, 2010's "Coup De Grace", hailed by both fans and critics as a masterpiece, ...

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EXUMER: 'Catatonic' Video Released

"Catatonic", the new video from German thrash metallers EXUMER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Thelen during EXUMER's European tour in January/February and captures the dark lyrical themes of the song, portraying the psychological manifestations of physical torture and abuse. Comments EXUMER vocalist Mem V. Stein: "We were compelled to use ...

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