Deconstruct In Search of New Front-Man!

The story runs deep with Deconstruct. An aggressive, in your face, heavy rock/modern metal band comprised of the brutal, grungy groove oriented guitar riffs of Joe Fraulob (ex-Danzig), the powerful, deep, head-spinning bass lines of Bobby Real (ex-Dedvolt), the bone crushing drums of Tom Frost (ex-Luxt) and vocalist MC Droze’s intense growling and often melodic vocals. Yeah, this band has got it going on … Continue reading Deconstruct In Search of New Front-Man!

LIVE AT WACKEN 2012 – The World’s Biggest Metal Party on 3 DVD/2 CD

There‘s only one WACKEN Open Air. Nothing heats up the summer quite like the world-renowned festival in the north of Germany. 2012’s edition saw heavy hitters like Volbeat, Edguy and Testament tearing up the stages, with 75,000 moshing metalheads in attendance. The atmosphere was unique as always, the party legendary - and now you can be there, too! Relive the planet‘s … Continue reading LIVE AT WACKEN 2012 – The World’s Biggest Metal Party on 3 DVD/2 CD

Testament Stands the Test of Time at Stage AE Pittsburgh

You have just got to love anyone who is not afraid to play air guitar openly and rock out with the crowd, especially if that someone has an awesome custom light up mic and happens to be the one and only Chuck Billy of Testament.  Being an old metalhead, I have been into Testament since … Continue reading Testament Stands the Test of Time at Stage AE Pittsburgh

TESTAMENT’s Eric Peterson Joins Forces with Celtic Goddess LEAH on New Track “Dreamland”

Testament/Dragonlord's Eric Peterson has just entered a new realm, combining brutal death vocals and dramatic singing with Celtic-metal vocalist/composer LEAH on her new track ‘Dreamland’. The track is cut from LEAH’s new EP Otherworld, dropping today! The EP is available now via iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3, Google Play, Rdio and several other digital retailers. Take a listen to ‘Dreamland’ now at LEAH’s … Continue reading TESTAMENT’s Eric Peterson Joins Forces with Celtic Goddess LEAH on New Track “Dreamland”

Book Review: “One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager”

Let me start by saying that if I had this book in my possession twenty-five years ago I would definitely be in a different place right now in my life and I certainly could have been a much better asset for the bands I managed.  Not that I have any regrets, but instead of watching … Continue reading Book Review: “One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager”

Win An Amp Courtesy of Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage and CraveOnline have partnered up to give away a pair of tickets to any show on the band's upcoming tour with Lamb of God, Testament, and Huntress! The grand prize winner will also win a Laney Amplification IRT60-212 combo amp used and signed by Killswitch Engage! Click to enter! Killswitch's tour with Lamb of God begins October … Continue reading Win An Amp Courtesy of Killswitch Engage

GENE HOGLAN Announces NEW DVD Title, “The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two” – Featuring Music by DEATH, TESTAMENT, MELDRUM & More

Choose from SEVEN Pre-Order Packages NOW at www.HoglanIndustries.com Earlier this week in an interview with Adam Lawton of MediaMikes.com, GENE HOGLAN let the title of his new DVD out of the bag! The DVD,The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two, will feature “a lot of the stuff I have been doing at my clinics”, according to Gene.   Gene continues, “For … Continue reading GENE HOGLAN Announces NEW DVD Title, “The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two” – Featuring Music by DEATH, TESTAMENT, MELDRUM & More

HUNTRESS Wraps Up North American Tour With Danzig Prepares For Global Domination with Lamb of God

HUNTRESS has kicked off yet another year of relentless touring, following the release of their critically acclaimed album Starbound Beast.  After an amazing run on this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, HUNTRESS has just wrapped up their tour with the legendary Glenn Danzig for his 25th Anniversary tour with Misfits guitarist Doyle.   Vocalist Jill Janus had … Continue reading HUNTRESS Wraps Up North American Tour With Danzig Prepares For Global Domination with Lamb of God

GENE HOGLAN Announces New Dates and Locations for “THE GENE HOGLAN EXPERIENCE”

Earlier this month, GENE HOGLAN announced the “THE GENE HOGLAN EXPERIENCE”, an intimate gathering of metal fans brought together to celebrate the legacy and career of one of metal’s most legendary drummers. Hoglan is pleased to announce four additional dates being scheduled as part of this special clinic tour. “THE GENE HOGLAN EXPERIENCE” events have been added in San … Continue reading GENE HOGLAN Announces New Dates and Locations for “THE GENE HOGLAN EXPERIENCE”

Metal-Rules.com Releases In-Depth GENE HOGLAN Interview

Earlier this week, Metal-Rules.com posted a career-encompassing interview with GENE HOGLAN, discussing his legendary history as a musician and his relationships with the primary bands he has performed and recorded with. Covering Death, Strapping Young Lad,Testament and more, this is a must read for any fans of GENE HOGLAN and his current and past projects. Read the whole interview here:http://www.metal-rules.com/metalnews/2013/07/30/gene-hoglan/ While cruising the … Continue reading Metal-Rules.com Releases In-Depth GENE HOGLAN Interview

LAMB OF GOD Partners with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE for North American Tour…Pittsburgh Stage AE Nov. 25

Testament and Huntress to Support     Long-time friends LAMB OF GOD and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have joined forces for what will undoubtedly be one of the essential "can't miss" tours of the fall of 2013.  The tour launches October 22 in Toronto and canvases much of the U.S and Canada.  The two bands are a dominant live pairing, and … Continue reading LAMB OF GOD Partners with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE for North American Tour…Pittsburgh Stage AE Nov. 25

EVILE premieres new track, “Underworld,” on Decibel Magazine.com

   British thrashers EVILE will release their new album, Skull, on May 27th in Europe via Earache Records and on June 11th in North America via Century Media/Earache Records! This highly anticipated follow-up to 2011's Five Serpent's Teeth was once again recorded with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) at Parlour Studios in Kettering, England.  The artwork … Continue reading EVILE premieres new track, “Underworld,” on Decibel Magazine.com

BLEED FROM WITHIN Premieres ‘Uprising’ Album Stream with Loudwire.com

Scottish metallers BLEED FROM WITHIN have teamed up with Loudwire.com to premiere the full stream of their upcoming album, 'UPRISING.'  Set for release in North America on April 2, 2013, this will be the band's third full-length album and Century Media debut.  'UPRISING' can be heard in its entirety at the following link: http://loudwire.com/bleed-from-within-uprising-exclusive-album-stream/ The music video for BLEED FROM WITHIN's … Continue reading BLEED FROM WITHIN Premieres ‘Uprising’ Album Stream with Loudwire.com

BLEED FROM WITHIN Releases “Uprising” Music Video

Scottish metallers BLEED FROM WITHIN have released the music video for "Uprising," the title-track of their forthcoming album. Metal Hammer (UK) has already championed the album as an early contender for "Best British Metal Album of 2013" drawing comparison to Black Crown-era Suicide Silence meets Lamb of God. The music video for "Uprising"can be seen … Continue reading BLEED FROM WITHIN Releases “Uprising” Music Video

ARTLANTICA to Release Across the Seven Seas This May

Great vocal melodies with anthemic potential, virtuoso guitar and keyboardpassages including spectacular solos, in addition to a blistering rhythm section which gives the songs their pace, groove and dynamics: the very ingredients which guaranteed seven brilliant releases in ten years from the American-Swiss cult act Artension and caused a global stir on "The End Of … Continue reading ARTLANTICA to Release Across the Seven Seas This May

DETHKLOK, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and DANGEROUS TOYS Members Comment on the Late MELDRUM Guitarist Michelle Meldrum

MELDRUM are pleased to announce that their long awaited third album ''LIFER'' is officially out now via REVERSED RECORDS. ''LIFER'' was released as a proud tribute to the late MELDRUM founding guitarist MICHELLE MELDRUM. MICHELLE tirelessly spent her career touring the world and sharing the stage with the likes of MOTORHEAD, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, SEPULTURA, … Continue reading DETHKLOK, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and DANGEROUS TOYS Members Comment on the Late MELDRUM Guitarist Michelle Meldrum

Testament Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

Bay Area thrash metal legends, TESTAMENT, are proud to announce their first U.S. headlining tour since their phenomenal chart success with their new album, Dark Roots of Earth. The trek promises to be one of the best thrash metal lineups of the year, with support coming from the world renowned OVERKILL and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, … Continue reading Testament Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

MELDRUM Announces Release Date for Long Awaited Album ‘Lifer’

Multinational hard rock/metal band MELDRUM is pleased to announce Tuesday November 20th 2012 as the release date for their long awaited third album ''LIFER''. Founder and late ex-PHANTOM BLUE guitarist MICHELLE MELDRUM passed away at the age of 39 in May 2008. "LIFER" stands as a proud tribute to MICHELLE and her lifetime commitment to … Continue reading MELDRUM Announces Release Date for Long Awaited Album ‘Lifer’

DYING FETUS Founder John Gallagher Guests On Peavey presents Louder Education

Metal Injection & Peavey presents Louder Education, a new collaborative show starring Testament shredder Alex Skolnick, Sound Of Urchin's Chris "Tomato" Harfenist, and the students of T.H.O.R. (Tomato's House of Rock). Each week on the series, a new special guest is invited to Tomato's House of Rock, to discuss their journey in the music business, … Continue reading DYING FETUS Founder John Gallagher Guests On Peavey presents Louder Education

Legacy of Disorder’s ‘Last Man Standing’ is Pure Metal Magic

With a siren's wail, Legacy of Disorder opens up their latest effort, Last Man Standing. The sheer relentlessness of the first song, Thorns, tells the listener loud and clear what this experience will be about: pure metal onslaught. In the vein of Slayer, Testament, Exodus, and any number of powerful metal outfits, New Zealand now … Continue reading Legacy of Disorder’s ‘Last Man Standing’ is Pure Metal Magic

New MELDRUM Single ”Paid” Available on iTunes Now

MELDRUM'S latest single, ''PAID'' is available now on iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/paid-single/id564528537). ''PAID'' is the third single to be released from MELDRUM's long awaited third album ''LIFER'' due out this fall via REVERSED RECORDS. ''PAID'' is a tongue in cheek poke at the music industry and the one hit wonders that think they have it made. MELDRUM … Continue reading New MELDRUM Single ”Paid” Available on iTunes Now

New Jersey Writer/Author BRIAN ABERBACK Pens New Educational Unauthorized Rockography, “BLACK SABBATH: Pioneers of Heavy Metal”

Esteemed New Jersey writer and author BRIAN ABERBACK has penned a new, educational Black Sabbath book, being released with Enslow Publishers, Inc. The book, titled Black Sabbath: Pioneers of Heavy Metal, is an unauthorized “rockography” that transforms the extensive knowledge about Black Sabbath that Aberback has amassed over the years to the page for future … Continue reading New Jersey Writer/Author BRIAN ABERBACK Pens New Educational Unauthorized Rockography, “BLACK SABBATH: Pioneers of Heavy Metal”

SYLENCER: ‘A Lethal Dose of Truth’ Streaming in Full

SYLENCER, Markus Johansson’s new project with bassist Johnny Rox and drummer Kevin Talley (Dååth, Six Feet Under), released their new album A Lethal Dose of Truth yesterday with the band’s independent label, Sylencer Records. In celebration of yesterday’s release, AOL’s Noisecreep.com is streaming the entire album now, along with a list of Markus’ favorite guest … Continue reading SYLENCER: ‘A Lethal Dose of Truth’ Streaming in Full