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COAL CHAMBER's DEZ FAFARA: Nu Metal Has 'Never Left'

COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara says that he is proud to have been part of the so-called "nu-metal" genre in the mid-'90s to the early 2000s, claiming that his band was one of several California-based acts who "did something special" and "helped save L.A." Essentially a fusion of rap and alternative rock (arguably born out ...

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Video Premiere: BUTCHER BABIES' 'Monsters Ball'

"Monsters Ball", the new video from Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", which will be released on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: Video Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of BUTCHER BABIES' entire performance at this year's edition of Hellfest, which was held June 19-21 in Clisson, France, can be seen below. BUTCHER BABIES will release their sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked ...

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BUTCHER BABIES' 'Take It Like A Man' To Include Reworked Version Of Band's First Single 'Blonde Girls All Look The Same'

MikeJamesRockShow.com conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey at the 2015 edition of the U.K.'s Download festival, which was held last weekend in Donington Park. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for BUTCHER BABIES' sophomore ...

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Video: DEICIDE Performs In Oakland

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of DEICIDE's June 8 performance at Oakland Metro in Oakland, California. Check it out below. Due to unforeseen financial issues, the 2015 "Metal Alliance Tour" was canceled. However, the remaining dates are continuing on as a DEICIDE headlining run, featuring special guests as support (ENTOMBED A.D. ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Explain 'Take It Like A Man' Album Title

Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES will release their sophomore album, "Take It Like A Man", on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and GOJIRA. The first song to be released from "Take It Like A Man" is ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Dug Deep Into Their Childhoods For Upcoming Album

On April 28, RockConfidential.com conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey in Knoxville, Tennessee. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical themes covered on BUTCHER BABIES' forthcoming sophomore album, due at the end of the summer via Century Media ...

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DEATH ANGEL: First 'Thrashumentary' Trailer

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL will release "A Thrashumentary" on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The DVD was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios. The release will also include a full live album titled "The Bay Calls For Blood". The first ...

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COAL CHAMBER: 'Rivals' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Rivals, the comeback album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, sold around 7,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 80 on The Billboard 200 chart (which includes stream activity). The band's first CD in over thirteen ...

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BUTCHER BABIES 'Had To Fight' For New Album Title And Artwork

"The Front Row Report" recently conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about BUTCHER BABIES' forthcoming second album, which is due at the end of the summer via Century Media Records, Carla said: "What we've been telling people is that there's a ...

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KATAKLYSM Hot Sauces Coming Soon

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will release their twelfth studio album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. To coincide with the new CD's arrival, the band will release two new KATAKLYSM hot sauces, "Ghost Fire" and "God's Fury". Says KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "What better way to celebrate a great new album ...

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COAL CHAMBER's DEZ FAFARA Discusses Family, Social Phobias In Revealing Interview

Music writer Joel Gausten has posted a brand new, 4,000-word interview with COAL CHAMBER and DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara at JoelGausten.com. The revealing and extensive discussion covers a variety of topics, including Fafara's commitment to balancing career and family, his evolving relationships with the other members of COAL CHAMBER and his personal struggles ...

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BUTCHER BABIES To Release 'Never Go Back' Single In June

Los Angeles-based metallers BUTCHER BABIES have selected "Never Go Back" as the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album, due at the end of the summer via Century Media. An official release date for the single has not yet been announced, but the track is expected to arrive at radio "in about a month," according ...

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COAL CHAMBER: 'I.O.U. Nothing' Video Released

"I.O.U. Nothing", the new video from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, can be seen below. The song is taken from COAL CHAMBER's comeback album, "Rivals, which will be released on May 19 North America via Napalm. The band's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW To Enter Studio In June

DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) —has completed pre-production for its sophomore album with renowned producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, ALL THAT REMAINS, KILLER BE KILLED). They will start the official recording process in early June for a late ...

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COAL CHAMBER's DEZ FAFARA Explains 'Rivals' Album Title

On May 8, Natalie Perez of Natalie's World conducted an interview with COAL CHAMBER and DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked who the "rivals" are that he is talking about in the title of COAL CHAMBER's comeback album, Dez said: "It's really more about the artwork and how ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON: 'I Treat This Band Like I Would My Family'

Bassist/vocalist Glen Benton of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE was interviewed on a recent episode of "Radioactive Metal". You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked what former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen brought to DEICIDE since Jack joined the band in 2005, Benton said: "When those two morons left ...

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