Monthly Archives: May 2013

Free Havok Download Available

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Havok have released “Give Me Liberty… Or Give Me Death,” from their forthcoming Unnatural Selection as a free download here. It’s a perfect summer thrash anthem.

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The Devil Wears Prada Post A Video Update For New Album

Posted by on May 31, 2013

The Devil Wears Prada are currently working on their Roadrunner Records debut at Glow In The Dark Studios and have released a short studio update via their YouTube page. The record has yet to be named, but will be produced by Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage/Times Of Grace, with co-producer/engineer Matt Goldman (of Underoath production […]

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Dissident Aggression: Reproacher Has Nothing To Save

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Whether we realize it or not, music triggers something primal inside us.  Music has the power to trigger a broad spectrum of emotions from ultimate bliss to complete depression.  Sometimes the right music cuts even deeper and touches us at our most animalistic core.   One listen to Wyoming’s Reproacher and you may feel a […]

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As Tate Claims “Rock And Roll,” Fan Says No Taping Was Allowed

Posted by on May 31, 2013

There’s been a lot of talk about Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate these past few days, specifically about a show he played on May 17 at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles IL. During “Operation Mindcrime,” a fan in the front row was filming the performance, and Tate snatched their phone and threw it over his shoulder into […]

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Oderus To Lambesis: “At Least In Richmond When We Get Charged With Killing Someone, We Actually Do It #RandyBlythe”

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Leave it to good old Oderus Urungus to stir the pot. Shortly after his (former?) labelmate Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying was released from custody after attempting to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife, the GWAR frontman posted a series of one-liners via Twitter at the expense of Lambesis. More surprising, […]

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Skeletonwitch To Open For Ghost B.C. On Short U.S. Summer Trek

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Earlier this week, Ghost B.C. announced a mini-tour of the U.S. to coincide with their appearance at Lollapalooza. And while it doesn’t appear that Papa Emeritus II and the ghouls will be doing more than a handful dates outside the festival this summer (for now, at least), they did nab one hell of an opener: […]

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Exclusive: Stream The Custodian’s “Other People’s Lives”

Posted by on May 31, 2013

The UK has a long and storied history with prog rock bands. From Genesis and King Crimson to Porcupine Tree and Anathema, the country has spawned its fair share of progressive music. Get ready to add another band to that list: The Custodian. Led by Richard Thomson, who many know as the vocalist of Xerath, […]

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Dave Lombardo Found Out Online That Slayer Replaced Him With Paul Bostaph

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Yesterday, Kerry King and Tom Araya announced that drummer Paul Bostaph would be rejoining Slayer on a full time basis. It shot down any fan’s hope that Dave Lombardo would return to Slayer (especially after the passing of Jeff Hanneman). And apparently, the online announcement was also Lombardo’s way of finding out he was officially […]

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Today Is Your Last Chance To Enter To Win A Signed Whitechapel Guitar

Posted by on May 31, 2013

In case you aren’t already aware, Metal Insider has teamed up with Metal Blade to give away an ESP EC-10 guitar signed by Whitechapel. We’ve been accepting entries for the last few weeks, but today is the last day you can enter to win. Go here to do that. In the meantime, if you’re a […]

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Tim Lambesis Released From Custody

Posted by on May 31, 2013

During his new bail hearing in regards to his arrest for attempting to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife, Tim Lambesis’ bail was lowered to $2 million. While his attorney claimed the bail was still too high, it now appears that the As I Lay Dying singer is no longer in custody. The San Diego […]

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