Tag Archives: Cancer Bats

Kataklysm pick up Juno Award for best metal album

Posted by on April 4, 2016

They do things different in Canada, and just because Drake, The Weeknd and Justin Bieber are dominating the pop world doesn’t mean they don’t have a perfectly robust metal scene. Take, for example, the Juno Awards, the Canadian version of the Grammys. We already wrote about the fact that their nominees for “Heavy Metal Album […]

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Cancer Bats, Diemonds metal-fy Canadian pop songs

Posted by on March 24, 2016

The Juno Awards are the Canadian version of the Grammys, and with the awards coming up on April 3, anticipation is starting to grow. And for some reason, metalcore band Diemonds recruited fellow Canuck Liam Cormier from Cancer Bats to do a metal medley of the Single of the Year nominees. Since so much pop […]

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Kataklysm, Fuck the Facts, KEN Mode receive JUNO nomination

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Earlier in December, the Grammys revealed their list of nominees, including those running for “Best Metal Performance” which boasts bands like Ghost, Lamb of God, August Burns Red, and Sevendust. Now, Canada’s version of the awards, the JUNO unveiled their list for “Heavy Metal Album of the Year” and the list of bands is really […]

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Cancer Bats spread the Beelzebub love

Posted by on June 12, 2015

Before hitting the road with Danzig and Pennywise, the mighty Cancer Bats have released another music video from Searching for Zero, their fifth studio album which came out in March on Metal Blade Records. “Beelzebub,” is the band’s third music video from the album, following “True Zero,” and, “Satellites.” According to the Cancer Bats’ official website, the band, “documented some of these epic parties (shows) […]

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Cancer Bats hitting the road with Danzig

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Canadian metal punk band Cancer Bats had to cancel two shows in Calgary and Edmonton in June, but they’ve got a good excuse; they’ll be returning in July on tour with Danzig and Pennywise. The band is currently on tour in Europe, but will return home and start their US tour on July 11th in Pomona, CA. Said […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/18: Keeping in time

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but it makes me happy to see bands with long praiseworthy careers making more of an impact in terms of sales. Sure, record sales aren’t the key to a […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 10th – Bring it All Home

Posted by on March 10, 2015

This week’s release selection is truly a mixed bag. Ranging from a staple rock group of the ’80s to the premier avant-garde metal act of the current decade, along with everything in between, this is a week to try everything, because it’s all worth your attention! Check it out!   Europe, War of Kings (UDR) The Norwegian […]

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Cancer Bats are a True Zero

Posted by on January 26, 2015

Cancer Bats will be releasing their fifth album, Searching For Zero, on March 10th, and today they premiered the video for “True Zero,” the closest thing the album has to a title track. We’ve already gotten a chance to hear “Arsenic in the Year of the Snake” and “Satellites,” so with three songs down, it’s safe […]

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Kylesa, Cancer Bats, Ulver on Black Sabbath tribute album

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cleopatra Records has made put out some pretty interesting tribute albums in the past. The last one we remember is the sort of funny in theory but not super easy to listen to Thriller – a Tribute to Michael Jackson. Many of the label’s other releases are tributes produced by onetime KISS guitarist Bob Kulick, and while […]

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Cancer Bats shoot fireworks at drummer in new video

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Cancer Bats have posted a video for “Satellites,” the opening track on their upcoming album, Searching For Zero. In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1, vocalist Liam Cormier talked about working on the new album with producer Ross Robinson: “We’ve recorded so many records, we’ve done this enough times where it’s become, I don’t want to say less […]

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