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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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FEAR FACTORY: 'Genexus' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY will release their ninth studio album, "Genexus", on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD). ...

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New FEAR FACTORY Album 'Genexus' To Feature Guest Appearance By JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

On May 21, Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (pictured). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On FEAR FACTORY's forthcoming album, "Genexus", due on August 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment: "'Genexus' is 'genesis' ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Release 'Genexus' Album In August

Los Angeles-based cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have set "Genexus" as the title of their ninth studio album, due on August 7 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along with guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell and mixed by Andy Sneap (ARCH ...

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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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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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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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DEE SNIDER's 'Strangeland' Horror Film Gets A Reboot

Emaji, Inc. has announced that its entertainment division, Emaji Entertainment, has acquired the rights to reboot Dee Snider's "Strangeland", the 1998 horror film written by and starring Snider, the frontman of heavy metal giant TWISTED SISTER. Dee Snider's portrayal of Carlton Hendricks (a.k.a. Captain Howdy) in the original film created a character that has become ...

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Rivals - COAL CHAMBER

A decade ago, the thought of seeing Dez Fafara onstage with COAL CHAMBER seemed less likely than John Constantine kicking his cigarette habit. The disputes, the altercations, the divisions into new bands with Fafara doing plenty well for himself in DEVILDRIVER. All variables staking heavy odds against the emergence of a new COAL CHAMBER record. ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Talks About His 'The Chief' Vaporizer Pen

Lord Vaper Pens has released the The Chief Herbal Vaporizer, a collaboration with Chuck Billy, lead singer of the San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal band TESTAMENT. This vaporizer pen is first installment of the Lord Vaper Signature Series. The Chief Herbal Vaporizer is a 100% custom, non-combustion, convection vape pen for dry grinds complete ...

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HIGH ON FIRE To Release 'Luminiferous' Album In June

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE will release their new album, "Luminiferous", on June 23 via eOne Music. Recorded at Salem, Massachusetts' GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou, the CD is the follow-up to the group's 2012 release, "De Vermis Mysteriis", an album hailed as "not for the faint of heart " by The New ...

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DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn' In June

American metallers DARKOLOGY will release their sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", between June 8 and June 15 through Prime Eon Media and its partners worldwide on CD and digital formats. Multiple special package configurations will be made exclusively available through the band's webstore and a vinyl release may follow later in the year. The album ...

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LEPROUS: 'The Price' Video Released

Norwegian progressive metallers LEPROUS will release their new studio album, "The Congregation", on May 25 in Europe and June 2 in North America via InsideOut Music. The drums, guitars and bass for the follow-up to 2013's "Coal" were recorded at Sweden's Fascination Street and Ghostward Studios with David Castillo (KATATONIA, OPETH) and the vocals with ...

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Video: COAL CHAMBER Performs New Songs In Toronto

Fan-filmed video footage of COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, performing two brand new songs — "Rivals" and "I.O.U. Nothing" — on March 26 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be seen below. Speaking about how the COAL CHAMBER reunion came about, drummer Mike Cox told Horns Up ...

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LEPROUS: 'The Congregation' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Norwegian progressive metallers LEPROUS will release their new studio album, "The Congregation", on May 25 in Europe and June 2 in North America via InsideOut Music. The drums, guitars and bass for the follow-up to 2013's "Coal" were recorded at Sweden's Fascination Street and Ghostward Studios with David Castillo (KATATONIA, OPETH) and the vocals with ...

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COAL CHAMBER: Sixth 'Rivals' Webisode

The sixth webisode for "Rivals", the comeback album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, can be seen below. Due on May 19 North America via Napalm, the group's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded in part at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer ...

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COAL CHAMBER: Fifth 'Rivals' Webisode

The fifth webisode for "Rivals", the comeback album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, can be seen below. Due on May 19 North America via Napalm, the group's first CD in over thirteen years was recorded in part at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer ...

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