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Tag Archives: God Forbid

Interview: Doc Coyle talks about the “overwhelming” success of Bad Wolves’ “Zombie” cover, debut album

Posted by on April 17, 2018

When Bad Wolves announced that they’d signed with Eleven Seven music last fall, metal fans were pretty excited. With veterans of bands including God Forbid (Doc Coyle), Divine Heresy (Tommy Vext) and DevilDrive (John Boecklin) among their ranks, it was assumed that this group of all-stars would create an album that would be heavy, but […]

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Bad Wolves sign to Eleven Seven Music

Posted by on November 2, 2017

One of the latest additions to the Eleven Seven Music roster is Bad Wolves. You might remember these guys from their first single “Learn to Live” which dropped earlier this year. You may also be familiar with them from their former bands. Bad Wolves consists of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-Divine Heresy), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DevilDriver), guitarist […]

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Members of Incite, Moonspell, Primordial, Doc Coyle & more look back on 2016

Posted by on December 27, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, regardless of anything else, it can’t be said that it wasn’t an eventful year. When we asked artists to give us their top ten of the year, we also asked them to weigh in on the past year. Not surprisingly, a particularly nasty election year and the loss of […]

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Vagus Nerve (ex-God Forbid) streaming debut EP

Posted by on September 26, 2016

On Friday (30), Vagus Nerve, a band featuring former God Forbid and current Meytal guitarist Doc Coyle, will release their debut EP, Visceral. The seven-track EP was successfully crowd-funded via Kickstarter, and you can listen to the whole thing here. The EP was written by Coyle along with vocalist Ravi Orr. Both heavy and slightly […]

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Video premiere: Ghost Ship Octavius, “In Dreams”

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Seattle essentially got their own metal supergroup when Ghost Ship Octavius formed back in 2013. Featuring guitarist Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa) and former Nevermore drummer Van Williams, the band successfully crowdfunded their debut album, a progressive and heavy collection of songs ably fronted by newcomer Adon Fanion’s vocals. The band filmed a video at Seattle’s […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius (God Forbid, Nevermore, Queensryche) to make live debut

Posted by on October 30, 2015

If you were one of the many fans who helped crowd fund Ghost Ship Octavius’ self-titled EP a few years back, we have great news for you. After a seemingly never-ending wait, the group will finally play out live. And while the tour routing may be all-too-brief at the moment, rest assured there will be […]

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Vagus Nerve (Doc Coyle’s new band) asks ‘Do You Know Who I Am?’

Posted by on October 28, 2015

Earlier this year Vagus Nerve played their first show in Brooklyn, NY. That’s the band that ex-God Forbid guitarist Doc Coyle has been playing with the past few years. Featuring vocalist Ravi Orr of Phyllotaxis, Aden Oxenreider on bass guitar, Moe Watson from Aliens (and touring with Shai Hulud right now) on drums, and guitarist Mike Gowen of Mother, […]

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Meytal live band features some familiar faces

Posted by on February 2, 2015

After years of Meytal Cohen posting her drumming videos to YouTube, she’s finally got a full band around her. The group, simple titled Meytal, just played their first-ever show at LA’s Whisky A Go Go, and most metal heads will appreciate the line-up. Doc Coyle, formerly of God Forbid, and Travis Montgomery from Threat Signal, form the two-guitar attack, while Concordia vocalist Eric Emery is […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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God Forbid’s Doc Coyle comments on recent metal band breakups

Posted by on September 9, 2014

Doc Coyle, the co-founding guitarist of New Jersey’s now-deceased God Forbid, shared his thoughts on the recent break-ups of Bleeding Through, Shadows Fall, and recently Chimaira via his Rebel Noise blog. He includes God Forbid in what he calls the “Big 4 of Quitters,” a tongue in cheek reference to these once mighty metal bands calling it […]

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