Bassist Shawn Econonaki has left Stone Sour. Vocalist Corey Taylor confirmed the split via his Twitter: "As some of you might have heard but I'll confirm it: Shawn Economaki is no longer with Stone Sour. We wish him luck in the future." [Metal Insider]

PT Dub alert. Much loved metalcore band Poison the Well will re-release their classic Trustkill releases The Opposite of December and Tear From the Red via Rise Records. Both have been out of print for years and will enjoy a proper re-release this summer. The albums will be issued in limited edition double 12"gatefold vinyl, deluxe CD and low-priced digital album form. They are remastered, too. [Via Rise Press Release]

Cattle Decapitation's Monolith of Inhumanity drops May 8, but you can enjoy it now, as its streaming in full online. Get your death metal on and enjoy a test run. [Metal Sucks]

Watch Smile Empty Soul's "Afterlife" Lyric Video
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Our friends at Metal Sucks take a look at the recent lyric video trend. [Metal Sucks]

Relapse Records has added NYC doom haulers Serpentine Path to its roster. The group features current and ex-members of Electric Wizard and Unearthly Trance. The band's label debut drops this fall. [Via Relapse Press Release]