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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hatebreed Announces Tour With Shadows Fall, Dying Fetus And The Contortionist

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Hatebreed and Shadows Fall have a fair amount in common. Both got their starts in the New England metalcore scene, have been on numerous tour packages together, and more recently became label mates. Now the two will be hitting the road together again along with some other special guests. A day after dates started to […]

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Sevendust, Lacuna Coil Tour Announced – Coal Chamber Says “Hang Tight”

Posted by on November 28, 2012

It’s been three years since Cold Day Memory, the first Sevendust album since Clint Lowery rejoined the band. Now their next album, Black Out the Sun, has finally gotten a release date. The album,their ninth, will be released on their own 7Bros. Records on March 26, 2013. To coincide with the release of the album, the band […]

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Avenged Sevenfold’s New Drummer Just Starting To Appreciate The Classics

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Let’s be real: if you consider yourself a metalhead but have never listened or gotten into bands like Black Sabbath, Metallica, or Pantera, most people will say that something went seriously wrong with your upbringing and then proceed to throw albums at your face. With that in mind, Avenged Sevenfold’s new drummer, Arin Ilejay, apparently […]

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Nick Oliveri Appearing On New Queens Of The Stone Age Album AND Rejoining Kyuss Lives!?

Posted by on November 28, 2012

The new Queens Of The Stone Age album already has Dave Grohl playing drums and a guest appearance from Trent Reznor. Now there’s one more name we can add to the album’s credits: former bassist Nick Oliveri. According to a Facebook post made by his group Mondo Generator, Nick Oliveri recently recorded vocals for the […]

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Here’s Fan Filmed Footage Of Killswitch Engage Playing ‘Alive Or Just Breathing’

Posted by on November 28, 2012

This past Saturday’s California Metalfest was good for more than just watching The Dillinger Escape Plan breathe fire. It marked the first time Killswitch Engage played their seminal 2002 album Alive or Just Breathing, in its entirety since reuniting with Jesse Leach earlier this year. Thankfully, for those of you that weren’t there, someone decided to […]

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2Cellos Go To (AC/DC’s) “Hell,” Bring Steve Vai With Them

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Have you ever found yourself listening to AC/DC and thinking “this is pretty good, but it could use more cellos? Us neither, but Croatian classical crossover duo 2Cellos sure did. They put their stamp on “Highway to Hell,” along with some help from Steve Vai. In a pretty clever video that was probably underwritten by […]

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Berklee College Of Music Breaks Down Salaries Of Music Industry Positions

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Ever wondered how much people in the music industry actually make? Hell, ever wondered what some people’s jobs in the industry actually entails? Well, the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA has provided a breakdown of roles and salaries in the music industry in a new study. In the study titled “Music Careers In […]

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The Acacia Strain Leave Veil Of Maya Tour Following Van Accident

Posted by on November 27, 2012

Just several days into their co-headlining tour with Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain have announced that due to a van accident, they’re dropping off of the tour. Thankfully nobody was seriously injured, but it’s still enough to make the band tap out of the tour, which will continue on without them. The other bands […]

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Meshuggah, Animals As Leaders, Intronaut Tour Dates Revealed

Posted by on November 27, 2012

It’s already shaping up to be a pretty solid winter for touring. And it’s about to get even better. While it had been teased that Meshuggah, Animals as Leaders and Intronaut would be touring together, it seems like it’s finally official that the band will form as one multi-limbed heavy, progressive lumbering beast. The monthlong […]

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Ancient VVisdom Streaming Title Track Of New Album Online

Posted by on November 27, 2012

Metal Hammer is streaming “Deathlike,” the title track from Ancient VVisdom’s sophomore album. It’s due out in February on Prosthetic.

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