Monthly Archives: July 2011

Looks Like Portnoy Wanted To Stay In A7X For The Long Run

Posted by on July 28, 2011

We’ve heard from singer M. Shadows already about Avenged Sevenfold parting ways with drummer Mike Portnoy back in December. Now we’re given even more insight from guitarists Zacky Vengeance and Synyster Gates. In a recent interview with Guitar World magazine, the two revealed that not only did they try to convince the drummer not to […]

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Update: Danny Bobis’ Body Found

Posted by on July 28, 2011

We are sad to report today that the body of Danny Bobis (drummer for Long Beach, NY hardcore/metal/punk band Cipher) has been found. Bobis went missing this past Sunday while surfing in Indonesia. Numerous news sources are reporting that Bobis’ body was found earlier this morning in the waters of Sumatra by a fisherman. Bobis was […]

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Metallica To Perform 30th Anniversary Shows In San Francisco

Posted by on July 28, 2011

Metallica announced last night that they will be performing four shows in San Francisco this coming December to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The four shows, however, are “exclusive” to members of Metallica’s fan club, the Met Club. The band posted the following explanation on their website: “Thirty years of Metallica… can you believe it? We […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/28: A Cold Week For Album Sales

Posted by on July 28, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. About a month ago, Limp Bizkit were the top metal/hard rock debut of the week. Now a fellow nu-metal band that was also more relevant in early 00′s is this week’s biggest hard rock […]

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Video: Insane Clown Posse Release 2nd Gathering Of The Juggalos Infomercial

Posted by on July 27, 2011

Because one infomercial simply isn’t enough. Earlier this month, the Insane Clown Posse released a second infomercial for their Gathering Of The Juggalos festival, set to take place in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois from August 11-14. This time around, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope appear in this over 33 minute CNN parody to report on the […]

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Iced Earth Reveal New Album’s Release Date, Cover Artwork

Posted by on July 27, 2011

Iced Earth have revealed the cover artwork to their new album Dystopia, which will be released in the U.S. on October 18 via Century Media Records.

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So Metallica’s First Two Albums Came Out This Week

Posted by on July 27, 2011

If we’re going to highlight the anniversary of Appetite For Destruction, then we also have to pay homage to two other pivotal metal releases. This week marks the anniversary of not one, but two Metallica classics. It was 27 years ago today when Metallica released Ride The Lightning, and it was 28 years ago this […]

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All Shall Perish Release New Video

Posted by on July 27, 2011

All Shall Perish have released a new video for the song “There Is Nothing Left.”

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New Five Finger Death Punch Song Posted Online

Posted by on July 27, 2011

New music from Mastodon and Opeth wasn’t enough for you? Geez, greedy bastards. Five Finger Death Punch’s new song “Under And Over It” has made its way online. The song is our first taste of the band’s new album American Capitalist, which hits stores on October 11. Though we’re not as fanatical about FFDP as […]

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Nergal Confirms That He’ll Be A Judge On ‘The Voice’

Posted by on July 27, 2011

A few weeks ago, rumors started to spread that Behemoth’s Adam “Nergal” Darski was in talks to become a judge on the Polish edition of The Voice. Well now Nergal himself confirms that he will indeed become Poland’s next big reality TV judge. When asked by the UK’s Terrorizer Magazine whether he will actually be […]

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