I woke up this morning to a text message from my son, with the news of Nick Menza’s passing. Shocked, devastated, and saddened don’t begin to describe my feelings. Read More


OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST, arguably the unholiest musical union of all time, will offer concert-goers a variety of ticketing and camping options to experience a double-header music and lifestyle weekend like no other on the planet. Read More

GRUESOME: Dimensions Of Horror From Death-Hailing Supergroup Streaming In Full At Noisey; Record To See Release Tomorrow Via Relapse

“GRUESOME is focused on breathing new life and aggression into a specific kind of timeless sound. Read More

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announces The Transcending The Coma Fall Co-Headlining Tour With Devin Townsend Project

Two of progressive metal’s most influential bands — BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and Devin Townsend Project — will join forces for the Transcending The Coma co-headlining tour this Fall. The trek will run from September 9th through October 15th and includes support from Fallujah. Read More

GHOUL: Notorious Cannibalistic Creepsylvanians Release “Wall Of Death” As Part Of Decibel’s Flexi Series; Band To Devour The Living On Tour With…

The notorious cannibalistic Creepsylvanians in GHOUL have just released “Wall Of Death.” Recorded exclusively for Decibel’s Flexi Series, the tune serves as a precursor to their new full-length, set for release in the coming months via Tankcrimes (details forthcoming). “It is our duty and pleasure to commit to the Decibel Flexi Series this, our greatest […] Read More

Black Sabbath, Slipknot Headline Ozzfest, Knotfest Weekend

Ozzy Osbourne and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor announced that Ozzfest and Knotfest would be joining forces for a standalone mega-fest this fall at a press conference Thursday. The event, officially dubbed Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, will feature Black Sabbath’s final California concert. Read More

MISTUR In Memoriam

  It?s been a long wait since Norway?s MISTUR made its mark on the world with their critically acclaimed debut, Attende. Read More

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Kick Off Second Leg Of North American Live Takeover Supporting Lamb Of God And Clutch

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will kick off the second leg of their North American live takeover today, May 3rd in New Orleans, Louisiana, supporting Lamb Of God and Clutch. Read More

SUNN O))) To Release Triple Live Album From First Moscow Performance; Band To Play Levitation And West Coast Shows This Week

SUNN O))) has announced the impending release of a brand new triple-LP live album, captured on the band’s first ever performance in Moscow last year, titled ??????: ?????? ? ?????? 11 ??????Read More

GRUESOME Shares “Raped By Darkness” From Forthcoming Dimensions Of Horror EP

“If we’ve done our job as a band correctly, this EP should transport the listener to those days of low-budget gross-out movies and death metal demos dubbed onto blank tapes and disseminated via the postal service.” – Matt Harvey, GRUESOME. “Raped By Darkness,” the new single from GRUESOME’s forthcoming EP Dimensions Of Horror has just […] Read More