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Author Archives: Mark Zapata

Thin Lizzy are teaming up with Mastodon’s Troy Sanders for summer festivals

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Thin Lizzy will be rocking European festivals this summer in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of their iconic Black Rose album. Joining them on this historic run will be Mastodon’s Troy Sanders. Sanders has been a huge Lizzy fan and claims Mastodon’s music is heavily influenced by […]

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Slash laying down guitar tracks for new Guns N’ Roses record?

Posted by on April 26, 2019

According to a since deleted instagram post from Kruse Kontrol, Slash may be tracking guitars for the new Guns N’ Roses album as early as this weekend. It seems that the company tasked to tune up one of Slash’s amplifiers took to social media and in a fit of excitement spilled the beans about what […]

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Gene Simmons accuser looks to drop lawsuit

Posted by on April 25, 2019

Jane Doe, the woman who accused KISS frontman Gene Simmons of sexual assault in December 2017, has filed a request to have her case dismissed. Doe worked as a dishwasher at Simmons’ restaurant. She claims that Simmons grabbed her vagina Trump style as she posed for a picture with him at the launch party of […]

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Revocation re-sign with Metal Blade

Posted by on April 25, 2019

Revocation has signed with Metal Blade records once again. The tech death metal monsters from Boston, Massachusetts began in 2000 and in 2009 signed with Relapse records releasing three albums with them before signing with Metal Blade in 2014. Deathless was released soon after and the band has been on a steady rise ever since. Founder Dave […]

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Destruction set summer release date for new album

Posted by on April 25, 2019

German thrash metal outfit Destruction will be releasing their 15th studio album on August 9th via Nuclear Blast. Born To Perish will feature new additions Randy Black on drums and second guitarist Damir Eskic. Randy Commented: “I’ve recorded quite a few thrash records over the years but never have I laid down drum tracks this intense, […]

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Pentagram announce Northeast U.S tour

Posted by on April 25, 2019

Pentagram have announced a small string of U.S East Coast tour dates. The trek kicks off on June 18th in Massachusetts and will run through June 22nd at Maryland Doom Fest. The tour will feature guests Brother Dege and Dirty Streets. The group plan to announce additional Midwest and West Coast dates shortly. Check out […]

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Machine head release video footage of “A Thousand Lies” live in studio

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Machine Head are celebrating the 25th year anniversary of Burn My Eyes. In honor of that milestone, the band has some big plans. Firstly Robb Flynn and bassist Jared MacEachern have reunited with Chris Kontos (drums) and Logan Mader (guitar) to re record their debut album in its entirety. Kontos and Mader were part of the original album […]

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Ringworm are “Dead To Me” in new song

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Cleveland’s Ringworm are getting ready to release their overall eighth studio album Death Becomes My Voice on May 3rd via Relapse Records. The group have already unleashed two singles including the title track and the video for Acquiesce. Now, these hardcore masters are streaming the song “Dead to Me.” Listen to the track below and pre-order the […]

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Daz Fafara of DevilDriver gets new ink on his neck and face

Posted by on April 24, 2019

DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara took to Instagram to show everyone his new ink. Fafara is one tough dude, I’m sure that did not tickle. The vocalist decided to cover some art that he had right below his bottom lip. The new piece boldly extends under his chin and frames his jawline connecting to his throat […]

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Toxic Holocaust sign with eOne Music

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Joel Grind and Toxic Holocaust have signed a deal with eOne Music. Fans can expect a new album to be released later this year. On this record, the band will go back to the solo project roots as Joel will write and record the album himself, playing every instrument. Grind explained: “After various lineups and […]

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