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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH Says It Was 'All Quiet' In Metal Community Following GEORGE FLOYD's Death

As part of HardDrive Radio's latest "Roundtable", MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Jesse Leach joined Lou Brutus to talk about what they've been up to during quarantine and their thoughts on the current state of politics in the U.S., as well as their collaboration on MACHINE HEAD's latest single, "Stop The Bleeding". The ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Says It's 'Really Awesome' To Reunite With MIKE PORTNOY On 'Terminal Velocity' Album

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy played drums on "Terminal Velocity", the upcoming solo album from DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci. Due in the fall, the disc also features Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) on bass. Petrucci discussed his musical reunion with Portnoy during a lengthy chat with the official DREAM THEATER fan club. He said ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Perform Acoustic Covers Of SLIPKNOT, PEARL JAM, DEFTONES And STAIND

Video of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's latest "Acoustic Happy Hour", which was originally livestreamed on Facebook Live this past Friday, June 26, can be seen below. The session includes covers of SLIPKNOT's "Snuff", PEARL JAM's "Black", DEFTONES' "Change" and STAIND's "Outside", as well as acoustic renditions of MACHINE HEAD tunes "Is There Anybody Out ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says Response To His Collaboration With CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'Mind-Blowing'

LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton spoke to Midwest Beatdown about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". Produced by Josh Wilbur and executive produced by Jake Oni, the LP came out in March 2019 via WPP Records/Spinefarm. Guest artists on the effort include late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington, Paolo Gregoletto and Alex Bent of TRIVIUM, Jacoby ...

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MACHINE HEAD Taps KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman JESSE LEACH For New Song 'Stop The Bleeding'; 'Civil Unrest' Single Out Now

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have released "Civil Unrest", a two-song digital single featuring A-side "Stop The Bleeding" and B-side "Bulletproof", with the former featuring additional guest vocals from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Jesse Leach. This pair of fierce protest anthems were both written days after the back-to-back murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud ...

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Watch EMMURE's Official Visualizer For 'I've Scene God'

The official visualizer for "I've Scene God", the new single from EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Hindsight", which will be released digitally on June 26 via Sharptone Records. Physical copies will be made available on July 24. "Hindsight" continues the creative partnership between the band's ...

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Fracture - BLEED FROM WITHIN

Time can be cruel. One of the UK's most respected modern forces, BLEED FROM WITHIN emerged at a time when the Scots' blend of brutal metalcore and post-New Wave Of American Heavy Metal grooves was as close to the mainstream flow of things as it was possible to be. Over the course of four studio ...

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WARNER MUSIC GROUP Launches IPO

Warner Music Group Corp. announced today that it has launched the initial public offering of 70,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The initial public offering price is expected to be between $23.00 and $26.00 per share. The ...

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DEE SNIDER Teases New Single, 'Prove Me Wrong'

A teaser for Dee Snider's new single, "Prove Me Wrong", is available. The song is expected to appear on the TWISTED SISTER frontman's new solo CD/DVD set, "For The Love Of Metal Live!", which will arrive this summer via Napalm Records. The concert portion of the effort was recorded during the touring cycle for his ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Releases 'Atonement II B-Sides For Charity'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE has just released "Atonement II B-Sides For Charity". 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. "Atonement II B-Sides For Charity" includes six songs from the recording sessions for KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's 2019-released and Grammy-nominated album "Atonement", out now via Metal Blade Records. It ...

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THE ROLLING STONES To Release 'Extra Licks'

As part of YouTube's #StayHome campaign, THE ROLLING STONES will launch a weekly series titled "Extra Licks" on the band's official YouTube channel starting this Sunday, May 3 at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. BST. Each featurette — available digitally for the first time — will appear as a YouTube ...

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IRON MAIDEN's May 2020 Japanese Tour Has Officially Been Canceled

IRON MAIDEN has been forced to cancel its previously announced Japanese tour due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The British heavy metal legends announced the cancelation in a social media post earlier today. The group wrote: "We have been informed by our Japanese Promoter, Creativeman Productions that they are cancelling all ...

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