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NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC Guests On MELVINS' 'Basses Loaded' Album

MELVINS, who have a history of imaginative lineup changes, feature not one, but six different bass players on their appropriately titled new album "Basses Loaded", due on June 3 via Ipecac Recordings. The collection features Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover joined by NIRVANA's Krist Novoselic, REDD KROSS's Steve McDonald, BUTTHOLE SURFERS' J.D. Pinkus, BIG BUSINESS's ...

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VOLBEAT Completes Mixing New Album

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have finished mixing their sixth full-length album with Joe Barresi, the American record engineer and producer who has previously worked with bands such as KYUSS, MELVINS, TOOL, CHEVELLE and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. The follow-up to 2013's "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" was once again co-produced by Rob Caggiano, ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT: 'Anthem' Video Released

"Anthem", the new video from VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke — can be seen below. The song is taken from VENOMOUS CONCEPT's third full-length album, "Kick Me ...

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CROWBAR's New Album Will Have 'Old-School Feel,' Says KIRK WINDSTEIN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein told Revolver magazine about the songwriting process for the band's next CD: "I ...

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NAPALM DEATH's MARK 'BARNEY' GREENWAY Says His Band Has 'Done Some Fairly Historic Stuff'

RSPTV conducted an interview with vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH on November 8 in Gothenburg, Sweden. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the process of making NAPALM DEATH's latest album, "Apex Predator - Easy Meat", was different from previous ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: New Song 'The Potters Ground' Streaming

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke, will release its third full-length album, "Kick Me Silly - VC III", on January 8, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Kick Me ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: 'Kick Me Silly - VC III' Album Due In January

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke, will release its third full-length album, "Kick Me Silly - VC III", on January 8, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Kick Me ...

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More Previously Unheard NIRVANA Material Surfaces Online

The stream of previously unreleased NIRVANA/Kurt Cobain material that has been trickling out over the last week continued on Wednesday (August 5), when an acoustic demo of the song "Pennyroyal Tea" and the demo tape from Cobain's pre-NIRVANA band, FECAL MATTER, both surfaced online — although the latter was pulled down a short time later. ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members Signs With SEASON OF MIST

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke, has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. Regarding the signing, VENOMOUS CONCEPT comments: "It's been a long time coming, distractions happen, ...

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THE DAMNED: 'Don't You Wish That We Were Dead' Documentary To Receive European Premiere In London

"The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead", filmmaker Wes Orshoski's long-awaited documentary of British punk pioneers THE DAMNED, will receive its European premiere June 3 in London at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square. THE DAMNED founders Rat Scabies and Brian James will join Orshoski for post-film question-and-answer sessions at both of ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Joins Forces With CHILD BITE For Cover Version Of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper'

Detroit punk/metal/noise rock misfits CHILD BITE have been holed up in their den of iniquity penning new tunes for their as-yet-untitled new full-length, to be recorded by Philip H. Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN) at his famed Nodferatu's Lair. The record serves as the follow-up to last year's "Strange Waste" EP, released via Anselmo's Housecore Records. Comments ...

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Clearing the Path to Ascend - YOB

For a band garnishing its name from a Looney Tunes episode, they've always taken their craft deadly serious. After briefly calling it quits in 2005, YOB has emerged as one the most talked-about doom and sludge bands on the planet. Their latest album, "Clearing the Path to Ascend", only has four songs combined at 63 ...

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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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FANTÔMAS Featuring FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON, Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO: Santiago Concert Footage

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo — played their first show in many years last night (Friday, Decemebr 5) at Teatro Cariola in Santiago, Chile. Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO Is 'Really Excited' To Perform With FANTÔMAS Again

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo — will perform at the first-ever RockOut festival, set to take place December 6 at Espacio Broadway in Santiago, Chile. FANTÔMAS last played ...

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FANTÔMAS To Perform Entire 'The Director's Cut' Album At Chile's RockOut Festival

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo — have been confirmed for the first-ever RockOut festival, set to take place December 6 at Espacio Broadway in Santiago, Chile. According to Lombardo, FANTÔMAS will ...

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FAITH NO MORE's MIKE PATTON, Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO To Resurrect FANTÔMAS For Chile's RockOut

Star-studded noise-mongers FANTÔMAS — who feature in their ranks FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton, MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and ex-SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo — have been confirmed for the first-ever RockOut festival, set to take place December 6 at Espacio Broadway in Santiago, Chile. Also scheduled to appear on ...

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THE MELVINS To Release 'Hold It In' In October

THE MELVINS return with "Hold It In", their first studio album as a quartet since 2010's "The Bride Screams Murder", on October 14. The new CD was recorded in both Los Angeles and Austin earlier this year. Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song outing are BUTTHOLE SURFERS' guitar player Paul Leary and ...

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IX - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

Having themselves a busy 2012 with their self-titled album and the "Megalodon" EP, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY returns with their ninth recording, "IX". With this boisterous and slackened album, Mike Dean, Woody Weatherman and Reed Mullin move toward a dirtier, cruder and at-times faster vibe. "IX" often flirts with MELVINS territory, even if the predominant songwriting ...

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