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Monthly Archives: December 2014

This new Chelsea Grin shirt design might make you smile

Posted by on December 29, 2014

So in case you’ve been living under a rock (0r in North Korea), one of the biggest headlines in the week leading up to Christmas was Sony’s decision to pull the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy The Interview after North Korea threatened violence at movie theaters (not to mention, allegedly hacked Sony and leaked sensitive and embarrasing […]

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KISS will play classic album on 2015 Kruise

Posted by on December 29, 2014

If the cold weather has got you down, maybe a cruise with KISS will get you going. The legendary Kiss will be performing their 1975 live album, Alive!, from beginning to end, on the upcoming Kiss Kruise. From the Kiss Kruise website: “We’re going back to the golden age when KISS rose to prominence, taking the world by storm. […]

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Deicide “picked up” for new album

Posted by on December 29, 2014

It sounds like Deicide is working on their 12th studio album, according to drummer Steve Asheim. This comes from an October interview by Capital Chaos TV with the founding drummer, which was posted just this month. Said Asheim, on future plans for the band. “We got picked up for another record, so we got to […]

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Shawn Drover says some new material is “accessible”

Posted by on December 26, 2014

Shawn Drover, the former Megadeth drummer now working with fellow ex-Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick, along with former Scar The Martyr vocalist Henry Derek Bonner, has revealed progress on new material. Said Drover in an update on Brave Words: “At this point I can reveal to you that Chris Broderick and myself have the “music” for our debut […]

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Teenage Time Killers reveal album release date

Posted by on December 26, 2014

The most super of super-groups, Teenage Time Killers, have signed with Rise Records, and (according to Reed Mullin) will be releasing their debut album in January of 2015. Mullin, in an interview with IndyWeek, on the prospects of touring: “They were talking about—since there’s so many people from so many different bands—maybe do something like [Jimmy] […]

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Amplified: Sons of Tonatiuh Know How to Both Hustle And Drone

Posted by on December 26, 2014

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Our submissions inbox over here tends to favor sludge pretty heavily, which is great given that most of us are always in the mood for some sad, swampy sludge metal goodness. What’s most interesting, though, is […]

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Insane pastor calls Pantera satanic

Posted by on December 26, 2014

Any Pantera fan knows that the band took their name from the Italian sports car the DeTomaso Pantera, and it’s Italian for “panther.” However, it seems that Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church of Tempe, AZ isn’t necessarily a fan. In fact, he calls the band Satanic, along with Judas Priest and Black Sabbath. […]

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Staind guitarist gives update on Newsted project

Posted by on December 26, 2014

It was just in September when Jason Newsted left the social media world, but now it seems that the Newsted project is definitely on hiatus. In a recent interview guitarist Mike Mushok (who plays with Staind) spoke about the status of Jason Newsted’s band: “The [Newsted] thing really kind of … [Jason] kind of shut it down after we did that run, we […]

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Between the Buried and Me reveal recording plans

Posted by on December 25, 2014

Between the Buried and Me fans got a special holiday treat with the news of a brand new studio album coming in 2015. From the band, via Facebook: “In two more weeks we will be reunited with the master Jamie King to record our 7th full length album together. Until then, enjoy the holidays! -BTBAM” King has […]

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Thrown Into Exile aim to “Restore the Truth”

Posted by on December 25, 2014

It seems that former Scar the Martyr vocalist Henry Derek Bonner is a busy man these days. Blabbermouth revealed that Henry Derek Bonner would be working on new music with Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover, who both recently left Megadeth. Then Thrown Into Exile premiered their latest song, “Restore the Truth,” announcing the addition of Henry Derek Bonner to their line-up. Former DevilDriver […]

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