Monthly Archives: November 2009

Heavy Metal In Baghdad Band Makes Record, Has Book

Posted by on November 23, 2009

If you haven’t gotten a chance to see the 2007 documentary Heavy Metal In Baghdad, it’s a pretty inspirational movie that should be required viewing for anyone in a band. If you think your band has problems, try not having a place to play because your rehearsal space was bombed. Or being shot because you’re […]

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Five Finger Death Punch, Biohazard and Unearth Added To Dimebag Tribute Album

Posted by on November 23, 2009

Five Finger Death Punch, Biohazard and Unearth will take part in an upcoming Dimebag Darrell Tribute Album. More details here.

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Amazon MP3 Giving Out Free Credits, Schilling Metal Albums For $5

Posted by on November 23, 2009

As part of their Black Friday Deals Week, Amazon.com is giving away $3 in free credits at its MP3 store with coupon code MP34FREE, no strings attached. We’re debating what to use our coupons for, but we recommend you check out our favorites of 2009, Converge’s Axe To Fall and Baroness’ Blue Record. Of course, […]

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How Hard Is It To Play Keyboards For Winds Of Plague?

Posted by on November 23, 2009

Hey guys, Winds of Plague has a new keyboard player! No, this isn’t some kind of Groundhog’s Day shit – this is the third one they’ve had in two months. Lisa Marx, who’s been the band’s keyboardist since way back in October, was apparently not able to learn the songs in time for the band’s […]

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Trivium Reveals Song Title For God Of War III

Posted by on November 23, 2009

Trivium has revealed “Shattering The Skies Above” as the song that they have contributed to the video game God Of War III.

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Best Video Ever Of The Week – Dave Matthews Does Ozzy

Posted by on November 23, 2009

It’s a tough call as to which makes us cringe more, the Dave Matthews Band or the misery that Saturday Night Live has become over the last few years. Somehow, the show redeemed itself this past weekend with “The Mellow Show,” a skit poking fun at the light rock stylings of Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz […]

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Converge Frontman Discusses ‘Axe’ Leak

Posted by on November 20, 2009

Here’s a video from our pals at Noisecreep featuring Converge frontman Jake Bannon discussing the unfortunate (and unforeseen by site management) leak of the band’s masterful new album Axe To Fall earlier this year by a staff writer from our even bigger pals MetalSucks. Leaks almost always come from two places: press or manufacturing plants, […]

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Coalesce To Release ‘OXEP’ On Vinyl

Posted by on November 20, 2009

Coalesce will release OXEP on 12″ vinyl through Relapse on Nov 24.

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‘Anvil’ Doc Snubbed By Oscars

Posted by on November 20, 2009

The “short list” of films being considered for Best Documentary nominations for the Academy Awards has been released, and somewhat surprisingly, Anvil! The Story Of Anvil has been left off (along with Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story) despite massive critical acclaim (and not just in the metal circles – everywhere). It’s a shame on […]

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Dream Theater Releases New Video

Posted by on November 20, 2009

Dream Theater has released a new video for the song “Wither”.

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