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Monthly Archives: January 2014

This weekend’s ‘That Metal Show’ features Bello, Ellefson

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Tomorrow’s That Metal Show will feature Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson appearing to promote their new project, Altitudes and Attitude. Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal of Guns N’ Roses will also appear.

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This Nine Inch Nails parody song is amazing

Posted by on January 31, 2014

This might be the best week for fans of parody music since the last Weird Al Yankovic album was released. Earlier this week, comedian Jon Daly and musician Cyrus Ghahremanian created the dead-on Red Hot Chili Peppers parody “Acracadabralifornia,” which was supposedly tied in with the band’s Super Bowl halftime show appearance. Then some guy Frederick […]

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Converge working on new material

Posted by on January 31, 2014

It’s always exciting to find out a good band is back in the studio, kind of like the feeling we got yesterday when hearing that Mastodon is wrapping up their album. That’s why today’s a good day indeed, as Converge drummer Ben Koller shared via Instagram that he was working on new music with guitarist Kurt Ballou. […]

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Machine Head post in-studio footage

Posted by on January 31, 2014

We already knew that Machine Head were going to be recording a few songs for a Record Store Day exclusive. The 10″ vinyl will feature a demo of a new song, “Killers and Kings,”  as well as a cover of “Our Darkest Days”/”Bleeding” by Ignite. Today the band released footage of themselves doing background vocals […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Cross Purposes’ by Black Sabbath came out 20 years ago

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Black Sabbath’s Cross Purposes. To start, I must state that I absolutely love the Tony Martin era of Sabbath. It’s my second favorite era, behind Dio. A fun fact about this album […]

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Marco Barbieri Returns To Century Media as Label President

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Marco Barbieri led Century Media Records from 1995 to 2007 before more moving back to Las Vegas to work on his family’s business. Now he’s back at Century Media as the Label President. On his return, Barbieri comments: “I am very happy to return to Century Media. Some of my best memories are while working here […]

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Clutch To Release A Song For Record Store Day 7″

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Didn’t get your fill of Clutch with last year’s Earth Rocker? You can look forward to something new from the band in the near future as they are currently recording a song for a 7″ to be released on Record Store Day, April 19. The band are recording in Baltimore, MD at Magpie Cage Recording Studio […]

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Author, Saint Vitus Bar respond to ‘women at metal shows’ article

Posted by on January 31, 2014

We weren’t the only ones that were a little put off by the MTV Guy Code article stating that cute girls are starting to go to metal shows. In fact, one of the venues featured in the article, Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar, has responded to the article, as has the coed punk band War On […]

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Dissident Aggression: Haymaker Are Letting Them Rot

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Our friends in the Great White North have been churning out some of the finest in extreme music for well over three decades now.  One place where Canada’s contributions to heavy music have been criminally overlooked though is in the world of hardcore.  One of Canada’s current hardcore exports though will certainly raise some eyebrows […]

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Stream For Today’s ‘Fight the Silence’

Posted by on January 31, 2014

While For Today’s new album, Fight the Silence, won’t be out until until Tuesday (4), the album is streaming now on Alternative Press.

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