The Butcher Babies Unveil New Song ‘The Deathsurround’
The Butcher Babies are dropping 'Goliath,' their debut album, on July 9, and they will spend the summer on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival promoting it. The band, fronted by not one but two hot females in the form of Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd, have shared the new song 'The Deathsurround' to get the buzz started...
Al Jourgensen Bares All in ‘Ministry: The Lost Gospels’ Memoir
Amanda Edwards, Getty Images Ministry's Al Jourgensen has always been a lightning rod in the industrial metal scene. Still, he has inspired everyone from Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor to Slipknot's Corey Taylor to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington ...
American Head Charge Announce New EP + Summer Tour Plans
American Head Charge continue to make a racket. The Minneapolis band, which rose to prominence in the early '00s, will drop a new EP, 'Shoot,' on July 23. They will also kick off their first leg of the Shoot Tour on Aug. 2 in Madison, Wis...
Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison Unveils Scar the Martyr Release Plans
With Slipknot on their usual hiatus, the band's rhythmic backbone and one of its primary songwriters -- drummer Joey Jordison -- has revealed release plans for his new Scar the Martyr project. The band's as-yet untitled debut will be released this fall via Roadrunner Records.
Lamb of God Drummer Chris Adler Says Randy Blythe Ordeal Bankrupted the Band
While Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe faced a possible 10-year jail sentence amid charges of manslaughter stemming from a fan's death at a 2010 show in the Czech Republic, his bandmates were in a holding pattern, left spinning their wheels and wondering what's next. They couldn't soldier on without their frontman and as it turns out, the Blythe ordeal, which lead to nearly eight months of inactivi
Steven Tyler Wants to ‘Take a Risk’ With Solo Album
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith may be "The Toxic Twins," but the two sure are prolific, even on their own. With guitarist Perry working on his memoir, Tyler is freed up to do other stuff, like work on a solo album. But it's not because he is left unsatisfied by his work in Aerosmith, mind you...
Dream Theater Post Studio Gallery From Making of Self-Titled Album
Dream Theater will release their self-titled album on Sept. 24. While the band's dedicated disciples will have to wait a few more months to hear the new material, the band has shared an 18-shot photo gallery from the studio, with the images captured during the making of the record...
Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord Saluted With 2014 Memorial Show
A memorial show that will celebrate the life and music of late Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord now has a date and a talent lineup. The show will be held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England on April 4, according to Blabbermouth. Confirmed performers include Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse, all members of Deep Purple, as well as Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson... Rea
Mike Portnoy Talks Adrenaline Mob Finale, New Band Winery Dogs to Hit the Road
There's never a dull moment in the rhythmic life of former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy. The skinsman left one of his post-DT bands -- Adrenaline Mob -- to focus on other projects, namely the Winery Dogs, featuring Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen...
Serj Tankian, Devin Townsend + Ihsahn Issue Lyric Video for New ‘We Are’ Benefit Single
System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian, Strapping Young Lad mad scientist Devin Townsend and Emperor black metal despot Ihsahn -- now those are three names you don't see linked on a daily basis. The game-changing trio recently teamed up for 'We Are,' a benefit song for Revolution Harmony, and you can listen to their epic, sweeping, uncompromising metal track and watch the lyric video below. Read M