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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach drops new song with side project The Weapon

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Killswitch Engage frontman, Jesse Leach has released a new song with his hardcore punk side project, The Weapon titled “No Surrender.” The band started back in 2018 with guitarist Chris Drapeau of Aggressive Dogs, Josh Mihlek, Killswitch Engage’s production manager on bass and “Dark City Studio” owner Andy Mass on drums. The group also […]

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Hath stream instrumental playthrough for “Rituals”

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  New Jersey natives, Hath have dropped a new instrumental playthrough video for their song “Rituals” featured off their latest record, Of Rot and Ruin. Hath had planned on being on tour with Cognitive and Cryptodira this Spring but like every concert, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pick up your copy of Of Rot and Ruin here […]

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Jamey Jasta drops “Return From War” lyric video featuring Soulfly’s Max Cavalera

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta dropped his second solo album The Lost Chapters – Volume 2 back in December and has now released a lyric video for “Return From War.” Guesting on the track is Soulfly’s Max Cavalera. When speaking about the album, Jasta statated: “It was overdue for another solo release since the last one had come out […]

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Watch Metallica’s Lars Ulrich’s sons cover the Beatles

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s sons Layne and Myles covered The Beatles’ classic track “Eleanor Rigby.” The performance was part of Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s livestream from earlier this week.   Ulrich discussed the performance to Rolling Stone, stating: “It was like this insane, three-minute Blue Cheer, crazy, garage-rock version of ‘Eleanor Rigby. Obviously, there’s […]

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GWAR issue PSA on disinfectants

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  GWAR has responded to President Trump’s recent COVID-19 “cure,” suggesting that disinfectants could be “injected” to treat the virus. While this was supposedly a sarcastic question to see what reporters and journalists would do afterward, there has been an increase in calls to poison controls. Continuing to take no responsibility, GWAR drummer JiZMak Da […]

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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: Melvins’ Dale Crover says “now is a good time to listen to every Melvins record ever”

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Melvins drummer Dale Crover […]

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SiriusXM adding stations dedicated to Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Guns ‘N’ Roses & More

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Satellite radio provider SiriusXM has announced that they will be adding nine new limited-time, artist-focused stations to their rotation starting May 1. Artists getting dedicated stations include Metallica, Guns ‘N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Prince and George Strait. The new stations come at a very opportune time, […]

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Record Store Day 2020 rescheduled again, turned into three events

Posted by on April 30, 2020

  Record Store Day (RSD), the yearly global event celebrating the intersection of music, independent record shops and artists, has been postponed once again. Now, the event will take place over three days: August 29, September 26 and October 24. “Since 2008, Record Store Day has grown into the world’s largest single-day music event, shining […]

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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: Brass Against’s Brad Hammonds shifts away from news to focus on his well being

Posted by on April 29, 2020

  Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Brass Against’s Brad Hammonds […]

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Bob Fouts of The Gates of Slumber has died

Posted by on April 29, 2020

  Drummer Bob Fouts of Burn It Down, The Gates of Slumber, and Chrome Waves has passed away at age 45. As of now, the cause of death is unknown. However, according to the recently launched GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his Funeral expenses, his passing was unexpected. The Gates of Slumber have been broken […]

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