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Chasm - MUTILATION RITES

The blackened beast of Brooklyn's MUTILATION RITES has returned with its third album: "Chasm". While New York has a bit of a reputation for some pretentious black metal in recent years, the act released an ugly, debut long player in 2012 titled "Empyrean"—following a split, some EPs and demos—that grasped the spirit of DARKTHRONE and ...

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MADDER MORTEM: 'Far From Home' Video Released

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM have released a music video for the song "Far From Home". The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Marrow", which is due on September 21 via Dark Essence Records. The symbol-laden clip was created by the noted Romanian artist Costin Choireanu. According to MADDER MORTEM, "Far From ...

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MADDER MORTEM To Release 'Marrow' Album In September

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM will release their seventh full-length album, "Marrow", on September 21 via Dark Essence Records. The disc's first single, "Moonglight Over Silver White", can be heard at this location. "Moonlight Over Silver White" is, according to the band, "the essence of what MADDER MORTEM is about. The contrasts between ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Wife: 'He Didn't Want To Die'

Chris Cornell's wife of 13 years has blamed addiction for her husband's death, saying that he was "not a depressed man." On May 18, the SOUNGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE frontman was found dead in a Detroit hotel room after performing one final concert with the former group. The corner ruled his cause of death to be ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Blames Pharmaceutical Industry For CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'It's A Terrible, Unnecessary Loss'

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) says that the death of Chris Cornell was "a terrible, unnecessary loss" and he blames the U.S. pharmaceutical industry for the prescription drug abuse epidemic that is sweeping the nation. Cornell's family said they believe that the side effects of the prescription drug Ativan — which ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Toxicology Report Reveals Several Prescription Drugs In Singer's System

A completed toxicology report has confirmed that Chris Cornell was using prescription drugs at the time of his death. The report reveals that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman had Naloxone (Narcan), Butalbital (a sedative), Lorazepam (Ativan), Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) and barbiturates in his system when he was found dead after the band's performance in Detroit. He was ...

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HATE: 'Sea Of Rubble' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Sea Of Rubble", a brand new song from Polish extreme black/death metallers HATE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Tremendum", which was released on May 5 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Rusilowicz and can be seen below. The ...

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HATE: New Song 'Walk Through Fire' Available For Streaming

"Walk Through Fire", a brand new song from Polish extreme black/death metallers HATE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tremendum", which is being released today (Friday, May 5) via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Rusilowicz and can be seen below. The title "Tremendum" (eeriness ...

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Video Premiere: HATE's 'Numinosum'

"Numinosum", the new video from Polish extreme black/death metallers HATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Tremendum", which will be released on May 5 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Rusilowicz and can be seen below. The title "Tremendum" (eeriness and the fear of ...

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HATE: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Asuric Being'

Polish extreme black/death metallers HATE will release their new album, "Tremendum", on May 5 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Rusilowicz and can be seen below. The official lyric video for the song "Asuric Being", taken from "Tremendum", can be seen below. HATE leader Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko stated about the ...

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HATE To Release 'Tremendum' Album In May

Polish extreme black/death metallers HATE will release their new album, "Tremendum", on May 5 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Rusilowicz and can be seen below. The title "Tremendum" (eeriness and the fear of the holy) refers to an archaic notion of holiness, which is both good and evil. And you ...

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MADDER MORTEM Releases 'Fallow Season' Video

"Fallow Season", the new Truls Aagedal-directed video from Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, which will be released on October 28 via Dark Essence Records. Titled "Red In Tooth And Claw", the ten-track effort will first be released in CD and digital ...

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MADDER MORTEM: Listen To New Song 'Blood On The Sand'

"Blood On The Sand", a brand new song from Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, which will be released on October 28 via Dark Essence Records. Titled "Red In Tooth And Claw", the ten-track effort will first be ...

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MADDER MORTEM To Release 'Red In Tooth And Claw' Album

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM will release their sixth full-length album on October 28 via Dark Essence Records. Titled "Red In Tooth And Claw", the ten-track effort will first be released in CD and digital formats, with the vinyl edition hitting the streets on December 9. With artwork by Christian Ruud, the track listing for ...

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Voices EP - RED TIDE RISING

Colorado hard rockers RED TIDE RISING have been together for eight years and just got a taste of success as their 2013 release, "The Rising", peaked at 75 on the Billboard Independent chart and struck as a No. 3 Heatseeker. Lead vocalist Matthew Whiteman only recently turned 21 (backtrack to how young the band members ...

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Ad Mortem Festinamus - ANGER AS ART

Alright, kids, let's play some word association. "Fuck No, Too Slow." So that's four words; semantics. Even a metal yeoman will automatically parallel such lowbrow phraseology with thrash. Pasadena retro-speedsters ANGER AS ART return with its fifth LP after gaining some underground notoriety with 2013's "Hubris, Inc." If you don't grasp that ANGER AS ART ...

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Tales From Beyond - MOB RULES

Veteran German power prog band MOB RULES returns following its "Timekeeper" compilation and 2012's "Cannibal Nation" prior to that. "Tales From Beyond" is as meticulous and grand-scoped as anything MOB RULES has attempted, including the self-contained trilogy based on Andy Weir's book "The Martian". The album opens with the eight-and-a-half-minute "Dykemaster's Tale", based upon Theodor ...

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Norway's MADDER MORTEM Signs With DARK ESSENCE RECORDS

Dark Essence Records has announced the signing of Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM. The band's sixth full length album, titled "Red In Tooth And Claw", will be released later this year. As a taste of what fans can expect, MADDER MORTEM have put together a teaser of some of the songs from "Red In Tooth ...

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ANGER AS ART To Release 'Ad Mortem Festinamus' Album In March

Veteran Los Angeles thrashers ANGER AS ART will release their new album, "Ad Mortem Festinamus", on March 11 via Old School Metal Records. On the follow-up to 2013's "Hubris, Inc.", the quartet has done the improbable by creating a roaring thrash metal beast that doesn't just raise the bar; it crushes it into dust. A ...

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BLACK TIDE: Teaser For 'Chasing Shadows' Album

Florida-based metallers BLACK TIDE will release their third full-length album, titled "Chasing Shadows", on October 16 through Pavement Entertainment. The follow-up to 2011's "Post Mortem" has the classic BLACK TIDE vibe that critics and fans alike have hailed as "old-school metal with a new-school sound." A teaser for "Chasing Shadows" can be found below. "Chasing ...

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FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH, SATYRICON, AMEN, OTEP, PRONG Added To SLIPKNOT's KNOTFEST

SLIPKNOT's very own Knotfest — the most cutting-edge heavy music festival in America — has revealed additional bands for the October 24-26 destination festival held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, California. Already featuring some of the biggest names in metal — SLIPKNOT, DANZIG, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, VOLBEAT, OF MICE & ...

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MACHINE HEAD Settles Lawsuit Filed By Former Bassist ADAM DUCE

A $1.8 million-dollar suit against San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, their manager Joseph Huston, record label Nuclear Blast, and current bassist Jared MacEachern filed by the band's former bassist Adam Duce (pictured) was settled out of court yesterday (Wednesday, July 2). The terms of the deal remain confidential, but both sides were able ...

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