Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless playing Summer Slaughter tour

Posted by on April 24, 2014

The Summer Slaughter tour is always one of the more extreme tours of the summer, and after doling out a bunch of hints about who might  be playing via their Facebook, the annual tour’s lineup – and two of its dates – have been announced. Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless, They Art Is Murder, […]

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No ‘Revolver,’ Jani Lane wasn’t in Motörhead

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Listen, Revolver Golden Gods Awards: We’ll discuss the actual awards and performances at a later time, but we just want to say that you’re better than this. It was a classy move to have Zakk Wylde come out and play “In This River” on piano as the montage of deceased rockers displayed across the screen during last […]

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Max Cavalera and Suicide Silence perform “Roots Bloody Roots” at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

Posted by on April 24, 2014

There’s no doubt that Slayer’s performance at last night’s Revolver Golden God Awards was one of if not the most talked about moment from the ceremony with a brand new song to boot. But that’s not to say the rest of the performers were slouches. For example, while Suicide Silence were onstage they brought out Max Cavalera […]

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Another round of Florence + the Machine covers from Born of Osiris, Upon A Burning Body, etc.

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Once again, another round of tracks from the Florence + the Machine tribute album, Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + the Sphinx, have surfaced online. This time, the bands include “Seven Devils” from Born of Osiris, “Lover to Lover” from Upon A Burning Body, and “Leave My Body” from Fever Dreamer. If you missed out on the other covers, […]

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Goatwhore is taking over our Twitter and Instagram!

Posted by on April 24, 2014

While the Metal Alliance tour is in it’s fourth year, it’s definitely the most evil and black of the tour. To get a glimpse behind the tour, which Metal Insider is a co-sponsor of, we’ve enlisted Goatwhore to take over our internets. They’ll be bringing you some behind the scenes shots from the tour, which […]

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Portishead vocalist and doom metal trio Gonga team up for “Black Sabbath” cover

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Portishead and Gonga aren’t two band names you often read on this site, much less together, mostly because the former is a seminal trip hop group and the latter is a little known doom/stoner band. So, why are we talking about them now? Because Portishead vocalist Beth Gibbons teamed up with the trio for Record […]

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Kid smashes bass at school talent show

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Meet Casino. They’re a three-piece teen instrumental band that played a classroom talent show a ways back. They actually have a pretty good groove going throughout their song, which makes up a bit for its repetition. But what really seals the deal is the band’s bassist. He’s perfectly competent, but if you tune into the […]

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New audio cable from Gibson records everything you play

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Any guitar player has definitely had at least one time where he/she came up with a kickass riff while jamming only to forget it later. Gibson has chosen to address this issue with a new product dubbed the Gibson Memory Cable. Powered by Tascam, this cable does pretty much what you’d expect it to do; […]

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Slayer announce worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast, release download of new song

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Turns out Slayer’s surprise opening at the Revolver Golden Gods awards wasn’t just to shake up the ceremony. In addition to world-premiering a new song,”Implode,” live in their three-song set, they also chose last night to announce that they will release their next album on Nuclear Blast Records through the band’s own label imprint. They’ve made “Implode,” […]

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