Fear Factory set release date for new album

Posted by on May 23, 2015

Fear Factory were expected to have a new album out in early 2015, but that time has come and gone. But today comes word that their ninth studio album, Genexus, will finally be out worldwide on August 7th. Said founding guitarist Dino Cazares in a statement: “The sensation of finalizing our newest album is one of relief and joy, wrapped within a […]

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Metal Power Rankings: More Faith No More!

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Faith No More take the top, as we’re […]

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Lazarus A.D. launch crowdfunding campaign for funeral of Ryan Shutler

Posted by on May 22, 2015

If we’re still shocked and saddened by the passing of Lazarus A.D. drummer Ryan Shutler, we can’t imagine how his bandmates and family feel. And while there’s not fans and friends of him can do, they can donate to a GoFundMe campaign that was started. The campaign will help pay for his funeral and memorial […]

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Arch Enemy to headline 2015 Summer Slaughter Tour

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Along with the Mayhem Fest, people look forward to the unveiling of the Summer Slaughter tour as one of metal’s premiere touring festivals. Usually, it’s announced before Summer, hence the name, and by releasing the lineup on the Friday before Memorial Day, they just get in under the wire this year. Arch Enemy will be […]

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Dissident Aggression: Paradise Lost – The Plague Within

Posted by on May 22, 2015

With few exceptions, the entire metal world seems to be in agreement that the violent and bloody birth of the genre itself was housed in England. With even fewer exceptions, the history of British metal is easily considered one of the holy tomes to be studied and revered. Amongst the longest running, and most influential […]

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Perry Farrell was not a fan of Metallica playing Lollapalooza in 1996

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Metallica are making a return to this year’s Lollapalooza, their first time back since 1996 when Lollapalooza was actually a tour. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lollapalooza founder (and Jane’s Addiction vocalist) Perry Farrell admits he wasn’t much a fan of Metallica. Said Farrell: “I was very angry the first time they played Lollapalooza. I helped create the […]

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New Slayer album Repentless coming on 9/11

Posted by on May 22, 2015

The highly anticipated new album from Slayer just got a name and a release date: it’s called Repentless and it comes out on September 11th. Said Kerry King in an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this year about the new album: “I know there’s gonna be naysayers.  I know there’s gonna be people expecting us to […]

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Revocation welcome you to the Madness with new video

Posted by on May 21, 2015

Revocation just began a tour with Veil of Maya, and to commemorate it, they’ve gotten together with Wovenwar guitarist Nick Hipa, who created a lyric video for “Madness Opus.” Hipa did a pretty solid job with the video, which suggests that he’s got a future in this if he wants one. Taken from last year’s Deathless, “Madness Opus” […]

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Godflesh are coming back to America

Posted by on May 21, 2015

Remember when Godflesh toured last year, and it was awesome? If you don’t, just ask anyone that went, because everyone we talked to raved about it. Last year’s A World Lit Only By Fire joined albums by At the Gates, Carcass and now Faith No More and Refused as amazing comeback albums that we didn’t think would […]

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