Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel will release his new book "Swing of the Blade: More Stories from Metal Blade Records" on May 9, 2023. "Swing of the Blade" is a follow-up to Slagel's 2017 book, "For the Sake of Heaviness." Featuring a foreword by Slayer's Kerry King, the new book is part-memoir, part-music-business primer and all... Continue Reading →
Anthrax bassist Frank Bello to release debut solo EP
Teaming with Rare Bird, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello will release his debut solo EP, "Then I’m Gone," on Nov. 4, 2022. Issued as a deluxe gatefold split 12-inch, the EP contains three songs alongside excerpts from his 2021 autobiography, read by the author and accompanied by additional new music. Bello performs all instruments (except drums) on “Then I’m... Continue Reading →
John Corabi’s autobiography ‘Horseshoes and Hand Grenades’ to be released June 14
John Corabi, best known as the former frontman of Motley Crue and for being a member of The Scream, Union, Ratt and The Dead Daisies, will release his autobiography, "Horseshoes and Hand Grenades," in June 2022 via Rare Bird. Co-written with Paul Miles, signed copies of the book are available for pre-order here. All signed... Continue Reading →
Tremonti releases ‘Throw Them to the Lions’ music video
Tremonti has released a music video for the latest single from the band’s Napalm Records release, "A Dying Machine." The video was filmed at a recent sold-out show in the U.K. To coincide with the release of the new single, Tremonti is heading out on tour again. The band will be special guests on the upcoming Sevendust... Continue Reading →
INTERVIEW: Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth of OVERKILL (2019)
With album number 19 about to drop and its first single, "Last Man Standing" already getting serious airplay on Sirius XM's Liquid Metal, the thrash metal machine Overkill cannot be stopped, not even in 2019!
Live Metal's Jeff Maki talked with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth about the making of "The Wings of War" and much more. Read on ...
Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder announce tour dates
Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have announced they will perform a handful of special U.S. headlining dates with The Black Dahlia Murder this Spring to add to the four U.S. festivals previously announced.
KING 810 releases ‘Braveheart’ live video
KING 810 has shared a live video for the new song "Braveheart." Watch it below. The song comes from the band's third album, "Suicide King," which was released. Jan. 25. KING 810 has self-released the record, which is available here. Exclusive merch bundles are available for a limited time only, including black smoke vinyl, and are sold exclusively through the band's Big Cartel store.... Continue Reading →
KING 810 debuts ‘A Million Dollars’
KING 810 has dropped a new song titled "A Million Dollars" from its upcoming third album, "Suicide King." The record, which the band is self-releasing, will arrive Jan. 25. "Suicide King" is available for pre-order here via exclusive merch bundles that include limited edition black smoke vinyl—all sold exclusively through the band's Big Cartel store. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSvl2XmuoKQ&feature=youtu.be... Continue Reading →
Children Of Bodom ‘Hexed’ 2019 North American Tour Dates
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom will release their tenth album, "Hexed," on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band is proud to announce their Hexed 2019 North American Tour. The trek will kick off in Quebec City on March 13 and conclude in New York City on April 19th.
KING 810 premieres new song ‘Braveheart’
KING 810 has premiered a new song, "Braveheart," from its upcoming third album, "Suicide King." Listen below. The band will self-release "Suicide King" on Jan. 25, 2019. The album is available for pre-order here via exclusive merch bundles that include limited edition black smoke vinyl—all sold exclusively through the band's Big Cartel store. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Wtz9rmIOo4 Previously, the Flint, Michigan-based group shared the new song... Continue Reading →