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CLUTCH Bassist Sitting Out Tour Dates

Bassist Dan Maines (pictured) of Maryland rockers CLUTCH is sitting out the band's current live shows so that he can stay at home to await the birth of his child. Filling in for him is FU MANCHU's Brad Davis. CLUTCH has set "Psychic Warfare" as the title of its eleventh album, tentatively due in September ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Headline This Year's 'Summer Slaughter' Tour

Currently on the road in Europe in support of 2014's "War Eternal", extreme metal titans ARCH ENEMY will return to North America this July/August to headline the 2015 installment of "Summer Slaughter"! Featuring BORN OF OSIRIS, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, OBSCURA, AFTER THE BURIAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION and BEYOND CREATION as support, this tour ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO To Guest On New CATTLE DECAPITATION Album

San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION will release their new album, "The Anthropocene Extinction", on August 7 via Metal Blade. The CD was once again helmed by Dave Otero (ALLEGAEON, CEPHALIC CARNAGE), who worked on 2012's "Monolith Of Inhumanity". "Dave is a bonafide producer," says CATTLE DECAPITATION vocalist Travis Ryan. "He's got a lot of ...

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CLUTCH To Release 'Psychic Warfare' Album In September

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have set "Psychic Warfare" as the title of their eleventh album, tentatively due in September via the band's own label, Weathermaker Music. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2013's "Earth Rocker" include "X-Ray Visions", "Firebird", "Quick Death In Texas", "Our Lady Of Electric Lights", "Monsters", "Decapitation Blues" and "Son Of ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: 'Open Coffin Orgy' Video Released

"Open Coffin Orgy", the new video from death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Mitch Massie, who has previously worked with WHITECHAPEL and CATTLE DECAPITATION. The track is taken from the band's eleventh studio recording, which was released on May 5 via Metal Blade Records. Titled ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Films 'Open Coffin Orgy' Video

Death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER have filmed a video for the song "Open Coffin Orgy" with director Mitch Massie, who has previously worked with WHITECHAPEL and CATTLE DECAPITATION. The track is taken from the band's eleventh studio recording, which will be released on May 5 via Metal Blade Records. Titled "Crypt Of The Devil", ...

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HEAVY MONTRÉAL 2015: Daily Lineups Revealed; More Bands Announced

EXTREME, NEUROSIS, ABBATH, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, SANCTUARY, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, CATTLE DECAPITATION and more have been added to the billing of this year's edition of the Heavy Montréal festival. Daily lineups for the three-day event, which will be held on August 7-9 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, have also been revealed. Check out the ...

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Raise the Dead: Live at Wacken - ALICE COOPER

There's just no stopping Uncle Alice. While it's already been four years since his last studio recording, the highly entertaining sequel album "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", Alice Cooper is enjoying a revival in comic book form with a new series through Dynamite Comics. He also has another live package to promote, his 2013 appearance at ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'Let Me Burn' Video Released

"Let Me Burn", the new video from Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL, can be seen below. The band collaborated with Mitch Massie, the director behind the latest and most visually striking videos from CATTLE DECAPITATION, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, and more. Massie brought the lyrics to "Let Me Burn" to life in gloriously gory fashion; ...

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Hold It In - THE MELVINS

King Buzzo might as well be called "King Tireless" after recently releasing an acoustic solo album, "This Machine Kills Artists", behind two THE MELVINS albums last year, the Mike Dillard reunion album "Tres Cabrones" and the covers album "Everybody Loves Sausages". This time, Buzz Osborne kicks THE MELVINS back into action with another changeup, restoring ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Preparing To Enter Studio

San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION will enter Dave Otero's Flatline Audio studio in Colorado in early 2015 to begin recording the follow-up to 2012's "Monolith Of Inhumanity", tentatively due later next year via Metal Blade Records. The collaboration between CATTLE DECAPITATION and Otero promises to compound on the exercises in melodic extremity that have ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN's 'Tyrant' Full-Album Stream

"Tyrant", the new album from the Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is responsible for launching the careers of ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN: 'Vectors' Video Released

The official video for the song "Vectors" from Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tyrant", which will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is responsible for ...

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'Crazy Tour Stories' With BROKEN HOPE's JEREMY WAGNER

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Crazy Tour Stories" episode, focusing on guitarist Jeremy Wagner of reformed death metallers BROKEN HOPE. The five-minute clip, which was filmed on April 4, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois, can be seen below. ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN: 'The Glass Sentient' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for the song "The Glass Sentient" from Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tyrant", which will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is ...

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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, SLAYER Featured In Heavy Metal Art Book '...And Justice For Art'

Veteran metal/rock journalist Ramón "Oscuro" Martos has unveiled the cover artwork for his upcoming revelatory book "...And Justice For Art: Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers". This one-of-a-kind collection of stories recounts all the particulars behind the making of artworks as iconic as SLAYER's "Reign In Blood", MORBID ANGEL's "Blessed Are The Sick", METALLICA's "…And ...

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Splinters - VALLENFYRE

Greg Mackintosh from PARADISE LOST was obviously shaken to the core by the loss of his father. Mackintosh dedicated the first album of his brutal side project, VALLENFYRE, "A Fragile King", to his dad. Now Mackintosh conjures up "Splinters", a harsh, depressing and noisome affair designed for bloodletting and the release of continued pent-up grief. ...

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Australia's AVERSIONS CROWN Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN has signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment for the release of its new slab of astral punishment, "Tyrant". Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is responsible for launching the careers of PORTAL and THE AMITY AFFLICTION, AVERSIONS CROWN developed its ...

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BROKEN HOPE Guitarist Shares Tour Tips (Video)

Each episode of "Tour Tips" features a touring act sharing five pieces of advice for artists who want to hit the road. In this episode, guitarist Jeremy Wagner of reformed death metallers BROKEN HOPE shares his tips for being on the road. BROKEN HOPE's sixth album, "Omen Of Disease", sold around 1,000 copies in the ...

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