Band makes $136,000 on tour, still loses money

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Have you heard of Pomplamoose? It’s ok if you haven’t. They’re a couple that became internet famous about five years ago via weekly YouTube videos in which they do indie pop covers and originals. You might remember their annoying Hyundai commercials from 2010 where they sang Christmas carols. At any rate, given their relative level of success […]

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Flotsam and Jetsam lose drummer

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Flotsam and Jetsam are losing drummer Kelly Smith. Smith, the lone remaining founding member of the Phoenix, AZ thrash band, left in 1997 and was replaced by Craig Nielsen, but would rejoin the band in 2011. Kelly Smith released the following statement: “As of August my family has suffered the loss of two family members and a third is now […]

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Venom arise From the Very Depths in 2015 on Spinefarm

Posted by on November 26, 2014

The mighty Venom will be releasing From the Very Depths, in early 2015. This will be their 14th studio album, since their 1981 debut, Welcome to Hell. The new 14 track album will be released on January 27, 2015, once again through Spinefarm Records. Said vocalist and bassist Cronos, “This album is perfect, all three members are totally over-the-top confident with […]

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New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2015 dates announced

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Though no bands have been announced, we can at least start making travel plans for next years pilgrimage to Worcester, MA. The 2015 New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, once again at The Palladium, will take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th. The official line-up will be released on December 8th, 2014, when tickets go on sale. […]

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Chris Broderick, Shawn Drover leave Megadeth

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Well, that was sudden. While Megadeth was supposedly recording a new album in 2015 to coincide with a tour next year, the four-piece are now a two piece, as guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover left the band separately just hours apart. Drover, who was with Megadeth for the last decade, was the first […]

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Metallica to play ball with the Giants once again

Posted by on November 25, 2014

For the last two years, the San Francisco Giants have had an evening with the most popular Bay Area band ever, Metallica (sorry, Deadheads!). We’re not saying the reason the Giants won the Worlds Series earlier this year was because of Metallica’s night earlier this year, but perhaps it helped. That may be one of […]

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The Black Dahlia Murder stream new 3-song grindcore EP

Posted by on November 25, 2014

The Black Dahlia Murder is preparing to release a 3-song 7-inch EP on A389 Recordings, but you don’t have to wait to hear it. The EP is titled ‘Grind ‘Em All’ and features 3 covers from grindcore bands Left for Dead, Sedition, and Gyga. The Black Dahlia Murder doesn’t just lay down melodic death metal riffs. […]

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Attila have something to prove with new video

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Love them or hate them, Attila’s new album, Guilty Pleasure, is in stores now, and it looks like it’ll have a nice debut next week. The band you love to have have released their first video from the album, for “Proving Grounds,” and while the deathcore band probably won’t make any new fans with the video, […]

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Vision of Disorder Still at it

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Long Island, NY hardcore heavyweights Vision of Disorder will be re-releasing their 1995 EP Still on vinyl, with three additional tracks. The now-seven song record has been digitally remastered by Grammy-Award winning recording engineer and producer Michael Rosen, and comes out December 9th on Dignified Bastard, Inc. The release will retain the original artwork and layout from […]

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Upon a Burning Body to go upon the road with Veil of Maya, Volumes

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Upon a Burning Body frontman Danny Leal was missing… being on the road with his band after their tour with Whitechapel wrapped up earlier this month. So the band have announced that starting January 8, they’ll be hitting the road, co-headlining with Veil of Maya. Volumes, Gideon and The Last Ten Seconds of Life will […]

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