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ATREYU Drummer: 'We're Very Much A Band That Will Do What We Feel Regardless Of What The Consequence May Be'

Brandon Saller says ATREYU's self-imposed three-year hiatus was "good" for the band, allowing him and his bandmates to pursue opportunities beyond ATREYU, not to mention providing them with a break after over a decade of regular touring and album releases. As one of the leading acts from the Orange County, California hard rock/metal scene that ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: Debut Album Due Later This Year

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has inked a deal with Earache Records. The group's full-length debut will be released later in the year. Mike tweeted out the signing news, writing: "Congratulations to @MaxPortnoy_ ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Frontman On 'Veleno': 'Diversity Makes The Album More Varied And Dynamic'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with vocalist Francesco Paoli of Italian orchestral-death giants FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE about the band's forthcoming new studio album, "Veleno". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the current state of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: Francesco: "We had ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: Lyric Video For New Single, 'Carnivorous Lamb'

Italian orchestral-death giants FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have released the official lyric video for their new single, "Carnivorous Lamb", from the band's forthcoming, album "Veleno", due on May 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commenting on the new single, Francesco Paoli says: "How's the saying? Never judge a book by its cover? Well, that's the point of this ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Interviews ALICE IN CHAINS' JERRY CANTRELL For 'It's Electric!' Radio Show (Video)

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell recently joined Lars Ulrich for a special edition of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. The two longtime friends discuss Jerry's journey from the early days of the Seattle sound to the writing of ALICE's Grammy-nominated new album, "Rainier Fog". Listen to ...

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ATREYU-Branded Beer Has Arrived

Orange County, California rockers ATREYU have teamed up local brewery Noble Ale Works to create "Atreyu Superhero DIPA With Orange Zest". Led by Citra and El Dorado, this hazy DIPA gives soft notes of lychee, tropical fruit, and butterfly kisses, while bright California navel oranges keep the party going. On December 16, at noon EST, ...

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Updated SLAYER Biography Released

The definitive biography of thrash-metal kings SLAYER has been updated and expanded, with a new look. "Slayer 66 & 2/3: The Jeff and Dave Years… Post-Repentless Remastered Edition" features six new chapters, 24 more pages, and a new cover design. Available now, this new version now includes: * A book report on "Bloodline: The Araya ...

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Video Premiere: NONPOINT's 'Wheel Against Will'

The official video for the song "Wheel Against Will" from NONPOINT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which was released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. In ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Partners With SCUF GAMING For 'SCUF Vantage Avenged' Controller

SCUF Gaming, innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers, continues its partnership with American rock band AVENGED SEVENFOLD and releases the SCUF Vantage Avenged. The controller features iconic designs from the bands globally recognized artwork, and continues SCUF's multi-year collaboration with the acclaimed musicians and gamers. Music from AVENGED SEVENFOLD, whose first SCUF controller design ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer And Guitarist Talk About Writing And Recording 'The Stage' In First 'Breakdown' Episode

In the first episode of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's "Breakdown" series, singer M. Shadows and guitarist Synyster Gates talk about the writing and recording process for the song "The Stage" from the album of the same name. Check it out below. Gates told the "Two Doods Reviews" podcast that he feels "The Stage" "absolutely" achieved what the ...

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Evolution - DISTURBED

When you title a body of work "Evolution", the subtext implies something of an anthropological nature or a systematic process of moving forward—in this case, a band. DISTURBED serves itself a tall order for its seventh album, "Evolution", which vocalist David Draiman has reputedly cited as the band's "Black Album". If DISTURBED is to be ...

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