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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Metal By Numbers 12/20: War on Christmas

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, there isn’t actually any Christmas music on here nor do I think there is a war on Christmas. Anyway, it’s a pretty sizable list of debuts this week including the surprise live album […]

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Between The Buried And Me’s Dan Briggs gets into the holiday spirit with “The Grinch Suite”

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Bassist of Between the Buried and Me, Dan Briggs has just released a new track, “The Grinch Suite” which is from his upcoming solo project. The track has a nice holiday vibe to it and has some Dr. Seuss lyrics and influences. According to the bandcamp page, Briggs already has the material written and plans […]

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Is Lamb of God planning a big summer tour?

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Virginia’s favorite, Lamb of God has been taking some time off since their almost never ending tour cycle. The band has almost been constantly active since frontman, Randy Blythe was released from Czech prison, which almost left the band bankrupt. Fortunately, the band is now able to relax and take some time off but Blythe […]

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Royal Thunder and Pinkish Black reveal 2018 North American tour

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Lovable grunge rockers, Royal Thunder have just extended their tour of North America. Previously, the band announced some dates with Backwoods Payback and Heavy Temple that ran through January. Now the Atlanta natives just announced another tour with Pinkish Black that extends from March to April. Check out the full tour schedule below: w/ Backwoods […]

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Slipknot’s “Clown” believes the band will be in the studio in November 2018

Posted by on December 19, 2017

We heard for quite some time now that Slipknot are working on new music. It was this past summer that the group’s M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan mentioned that he had high hopes for album #6 along with having 27 pieces of work. A few months later, the percussionist revealed they had about eight songs written […]

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Jungle Rot to record new album in January

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Jungle Rot will be entering the studio on January 5th, 2018, to produce their forthcoming album. It will be a follow-up to 2015’s Order Shall Prevail, and they are aiming for a Spring 2018 release via Victory Records. The group are teaming up with engineer Chris DJuricic to record the album at Belle City Sound […]

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Avatar premiere “The King Wants You” video

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Avatar are gearing up for the arrival of their forthcoming album Avatar Country, which will be released on January 12th. The group will embark on a North American trek just in time, and you can check the tour dates here. We have recently seen their video for the song “A Statue of the King,” and […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final interview: ‘I don’t have any regrets’

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Sadly, the time is nearing where The Dillinger Escape Plan will no longer be making music and no longer coming around to a venue near you. The band announced that they were retiring back about a year ago and posted their final shows at NYC’s Terminal 5. Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich had the privilege to […]

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Avenged Sevenfold discuss ideas for new album, releases two live tracks

Posted by on December 19, 2017

It feels like yesterday when Avenged Sevenfold suddenly released The Stage but, it’s actually been out for over a year now. Frontman, M. Shadows had a chat with Billboard and discussed the early stages of a new album. No songs have been written yet but, there have been a lot of ideas and influences being […]

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Gene Simmons denies sexual assault allegations

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Now, following the aftermath from the multiple accusations, he has taken to Facebook to defend himself for the “alleged charges you may have been reading about in the media.” He expressed: “Friends, I intend to defend myself against any alleged charges you may have been reading about in the media. For the record, I did […]

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