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New KURT COBAIN Death Scene Photos Released By Seattle Police

Seattle police have released two more never-before-seen photos from the scene of NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain's suicide nearly 20 years ago. The police re-examined the case last month in advance of media interest surrounding the 20th anniversary of Cobain's death and came across four rolls of undeveloped film taken at his Seattle home on April ...

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KURT COBAIN Getting Tribute Comic Book

According to The Pulse Of Radio, NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain is the subject of a new comic book from Bluewater Productions, a publishing company that has previously chronicled the life stories of rock icons like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Keith Richards in its popular Tribute series. The book will be ...

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KURT COBAIN's Death Scene Photos Examined By Seattle Police

Seattle police has confirmed that it is reviewing Kurt Cobain's death 20 years after the NIRVANA frontman's passing. Although Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home on April 8, 1994, it is believed that he died approximately three days earlier. Conspiracy theorists have claimed for the past two decades that Cobain was murdered, but ...

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VALLENFYRE: 'Splinters' Album Artwork Unveiled

VALLENFYRE, the U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, will release its second full-length album, "Splinters", on May 12 in Europe and on May 13 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD's simple-yet-striking cover artwork was ...

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KVELERTAK's ERLEND HJELVIK Speaks To Sweden's ROCKSVERIGE (Video)

In February 2014, Sweden's Rocksverige conducted an interview with singer Erlend Hjelvik of Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK in Gothenburg. You can now watch the chat below (in Swedish/Norwegian, with English subtitles). KVELERTAK was honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian ...

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IRON REAGAN Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Richmond, Virginia hardcore thrash supergroup IRON REAGAN. Consisting of current and former members of MUNICIPAL WASTE, CANNABIS CORPSE, DARKEST HOUR, MAMMOTH GRINDER and SUPPRESION, IRON REAGAN is recording its sophomore full-length with guitarist Phil Hall at Blaze Of Torment Studios in Richmond before sending it off for mixing ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE Taps Producer KURT BALLOU For New Album

New York's EVERY TIME I DIE is currently recording new material at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou of CONVERGE. Keith Buckley, EVERY TIME I DIE lyricist and vocalist, states: "Kurt Ballou had always intimidated the living shit out of me, so I was overjoyed when the decision was made to record ...

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KURT COBAIN's Hometown Unveils Bizarre Statue

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington declared last Thursday (February 20) "Kurt Cobain Day" and celebrated with the unveiling of a truly bizarre statue of the late NIRVANA frontman. According to Rolling Stone, the "Crying Cobain" statue, which features a solitary tear running down his cheek and makes him ...

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SKELETONWITCH's SCOTT HEDRICK Speaks To RESIDENT ROCK STAR (Video)

Resident Rock Star conducted an interview with guitarist Scott Hedrick of Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH on February 11 in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. SKELETONWITCH's new album, "Serpents Unleashed", sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard ...

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TORCHE Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

TORCHE, the Florida-meets-Georgia quartet whose album "Harmonicraft" was proclaimed "one of the strongest guitar-rock records 2012 will yield" by Alternative Press, has signed with Relapse Records. "We're looking forward to working with a label that has stood the test of time while continuing to expand their diverse roster," explained TORCHE's Jonathan Nuñez, adding, "Releasing this ...

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KVELERTAK Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award In 'Metal' Category

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, January 18) at Konserthus in Stavanger, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The nominees in the ...

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PARADISE LOST Guitarist's VALLENFYRE: New Album Title Revealed

VALLENFYRE, the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, has entered GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, BLACK BREATH, NAILS) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Splinters", due in April via Century Media ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 20th-Anniversary Release To Be Announced Soon

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH has revealed plans for a a forthcoming twentieth anniversary release in April that "old-skoolers will absolutely love to bits." No further details have yet been made available. In February, CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a 19-date European co-headlining tour with Polish extreme metallers ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To Australia's HEAVY TV (Video)

Nelli Scarlet of Australia's Heavy TV conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK at the Melbourne stop of their last Australian tour. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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NIRVANA To Be Honored In Washington In April

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the town of Hoquiam, Washington will declare April 10, 2014 as Nirvana Day. Hoquiam's mayor, Jack Durney, reportedly spoke on the legendary rock group, saying, "They bring great honor, I think as I say, to our entire community. And I think that it's good Kurt Cobain lived in Hoquiam ...

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NIRVANA's GROHL, NOVOSELIC React To ROCK HALL Induction

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced the inductees for the 2014 class. The six artists selected for the Performer Category are: KISS, Peter Gabriel, DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES, NIRVANA, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. Ahmet Ertegun awards will go to THE BEATLES' late manager Brian Epstein and original THE ROLLING STONES ...

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DIRTWRENCH: Debut Demo Available For Streaming

In the summer of 2013, DIRTWRENCH was created by five guys from different Danish bands — including MEMORIAL, INBREEDING REDNECKS and THE SKAVANGERS — with the wish to play old-school metal the way it sounded in the early '90s: no produced, fast kick-drum, death-metal B.S. here! Just metal, reeking of love for bands such as ...

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HARK: 'Crystalline' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Welsh heavy rock power trio HARK has finished recording its forthcoming Season Of Mist debut, entitled "Crystalline". The album was tracked at Monnow Valley Studios (BLACK SABBATH, RUSH, JUDAS PRIEST, PORTISHEAD) in Wales, and mixed by CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, HIGH ON FIRE, KVELERTAK, YOUNG WIDOWS), and will hit the stores on March 14 ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To FIGHT NETWORK (Video)

Fight Network's Fight + Music recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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