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Author Archives: Matt Albers

Cavalera Conspiracy announce U.S. tour with Death Angel, Corrosion Of Conformity

Posted by on March 6, 2015

Known best for his work in Sepultura and Soulfly, Max Cavalera just finished up his first round of live shows with his latest project, Killer Be Killed, at Australia’s Soundwave Festival. And although the supergroup, also featuring The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato, Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders, and ex-The Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch, […]

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Byzantine release second track from new album

Posted by on March 5, 2015

West Virginia’s Byzantine is gearing up for the April 7 release of their upcoming fifth album, To Release Is To Resolve. And judging by the first song released from it last month, you should probably be, too. Yesterday, the quartet released the second song from the album, called “The Agonies,” via Decibel Magazine. As vocalist Chris “O.J.” […]

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Dimebag Darrell’s grave vandalized, desecrated; photos posted on social media

Posted by on February 28, 2015

There are a number of metal news sources that are reporting that the grave of the late Lance “Dimebag” Darrell Lance Abbott, guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan, was recently vandalized and defaced. The supposed culprit appears to be a former vocalist of a Fort Wayne, IN blackened death/thrash/crust band called Nuclear Hellfrost. The incident appears to have […]

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Revolver’s 2015 Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock Tour features Flyleaf, The Agonist + more

Posted by on February 24, 2015

The well-known and often well-disliked “Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock” edition (formerly “Hottest Chicks in Metal”) of the equally well-known and equally often well-disliked magazine Revolver has spawned it’s own annual tour of the same title. Featuring bands whose female members (nearly always the vocalist) may or may not have been featured in the issue at […]

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Death metal supergroup Gruesome features members of Exhumed, Possessed, Malevolent Creation

Posted by on February 20, 2015

When you put enough talented musicians in a confined area together for an extended amount of time, eventually they’ll make some great music together. That’s exactly what happened when Exhumed front man Matt Harvey and Malevolent Creation drummer Gus Rios while working together on the “Death To All” Tour a while back. While playing classic […]

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New Abiotic song features Dying Fetus vocalist

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Miami’s Abiotic have proven to be one of the more exciting younger bands in technical progressive death metal. With their tight compositions and the occasional engaging deathcore elements, they exhibit something for every extreme metal fan. The band is gearing up for the April 21 release of their new album Casuistry by officially releasing the first […]

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Strung Out announce tour to support forthcoming new album

Posted by on February 19, 2015

Simi Valley, CA veteran punks Strung Out have just announced a late spring North American tour in support of their new album, Transmission.Alpha.Delta, which will be released on March 24. In keeping with the theme of this new album’s title – or, more accurately, the album’s punctuation – the official name of the tour is the “Transmission.To.The.Nation […]

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Vinnie Paul says he will release his own cookbook by December

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Just when you think that you’ve heard all that there is to know about former Pantera / Damageplan and current Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul, he reveals something new: He loves to cook. In a recent interview at The Knitting Factory in Reno, NV with In The Vault with Shanda Golden, Paul went into detail about […]

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New film features appearances by Marilyn Manson, Sully Erna of Godsmack

Posted by on February 18, 2015

If you were a fan of the FX show Sons Of Anarchy and are missing the show since the final episode aired this past December, the trailer above might give you a little deja vu. A new film called Street Level features many cast members of the show, including David Labrava (who is also the film’s director) and Mark […]

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Evergreen Terrace announce tour with My Ticket Home, Brightwell, Cane Hill

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Jacksonville, FL hardcore band Evergreen Terrace is not letting the fact that their drummer was recently injured keep them from hitting the road. While they had to cancel their appearance at Australia’s Soundwave Festival, they have just announced a U.S. tour with Columbus, OH’s My Ticket Home, Brightwell, and New Orleans, LA’s Cane Hill. The […]

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