Loudwire is currently hosting the premiere of Swedish metal group Avatar's new video for "Hail The Apocalypse", which is the first single off the band's upcoming album of the same name. The record will be released on May 12 in Europe and a day later in the US.
A new supergroup known as "REABO" has posted a new music video for their song "Whatever May Come". It is not known whether the project, assembled and supported by Jagermeister UK, will produce a full album or not.
Full article: http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/premiere-reabo-featuring-skindred-ex-evile-members-release-first-video/
Rednek (dubstep producer) - keys/synths/programming
Eddy Temple-Morris (radio presenter, XFM) - bass guitar/backing vocals
Arya Goggin (Skindred)- drums/percussion
Beaupierre (grime rapper) - vocals
Ol Drake (ex-Evile) - guitar
As promised earlier this week, Metallica debuted a new song live on the beginning of their South American tour. As titled by a tweet from the band, 'The Lords of Summer', is expected to be released as part of their forthcoming studio album, which still has an unconfirmed release date.
Metallica fans have waited for more than 5 years for new material with various band members confirming that work had begun on their 10th studio LP.
While no full recording has been released as of yet, various 15 second clips have emerged online. It is hoped the full recording will surface soon.
A new Straight Edge hardcore project has emerged and the rumors led people to believe it was being fronted by none other than AFI's lead singer, Davey Havok. Guitarist of AFI, Jade Puget has just confirmed that Davey as well as himself are in the band.
The project is called XTRMST and you can check out their first EP here:
Alternative/prog rockers Gazpacho are streaming their 8th studio album, "Demon", on Prog Rock Magazine through SoundCloud.
Written over two years, the band have described Demon as "the most complicated and strange album we’ve ever made."
You can stream the album here:
Here is the tracklist:
1. I've Been Walking (09:49)
2. The Wizard Of Altai Mountains (04:52)
3. I've Been Walking Part 2 (12:30)
4. Death Room (18:46)
Scott Asheton, drummer of legendary garage rock band The Stooges, has died at the age of 64.
A founding and constant member of the band, Asheton performed their 2013 release ''Ready to Die''. The cause of death is as of yet unknown, although Asheton had previously suffered a severe stroke that caused his temporary retirement from live duty in 2011.
Asheton and Iggy Pop were the last remaining founding members of The Stooges after the death of Asheton's brother Ron in 2009. Pop has released a statement on his Facebook page that can be read below:
''IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM IGGY:
My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night.
Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton. He was like my brother. He and Ron have left a huge legacy to the world. The Asheton's have always been and continue to be a second family to me.
Australian death metal cavern dwellers, Impetuous Ritual, have released another song, named "Inservitude of
Asynchronous Duality", off of their upcoming sophomore full length, entitled Unholy Congregation of
Hypocritical Ambivalence. The album is set for an April 15th release date through Profound Lore Records.
The song can be heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-obpap4WPSE
Olympia, WA based noise rock outfit Unwound, are streaming the reissue box set Rat Conspiracy at Spin.
This second wave of Unwound back catalogue reissues will see an official release on March 18 through The Numero Group Records. It contains two full-length albums - Fake Train and New Plastic Ideas - and a third LP including the Mkultra and Negated singles, rare radio sessions and songs featured in old compilations.
You can stream Rat Conspiracy here: http://www.spin.com/articles/unwound-rat-conspiracy-box-set-stream/
Hard Rock band and everyone's favorite glam group Black Veil Brides have announced they have started work on their upcoming fourth studio album. Not much is known about the album itself other than the fact that it's being produced by Bob Rock. Bob Rock has produced for multiple famous bands such as Aerosmith, Metallica, Bon Jovi, Simple Plan, Motley Crue, 311 and The Offspring.
A statement released by the band reads as follows:
Last day of week 1 of pre production on #BVB4 with the legendary Bob Rock! Only a week in so far and we are already so stoked on the tracks and direction this record is going in!
Rock n Roll!
You can read the original post here:
Tyler the Creator, known as the leader of the Odd Future collective and as a time portal into 2011, was arrested today for allegedly starting a riot at the SXSW festival in Austin Texas.
According to the Austin Police Department, he was arrested without incident at a nearby airport and was charged with inciting a riot. His bail is set at $25,000 and if convicted, he could spend a year in jail.
According to a report from SPIN, Tyler encouraged fans outside the gates to push through, leading them in a chant of "PUSH, PUSH, PUSH". Then, hundreds of people rushed in. The venue cut the sound off, at which point the scene reportedly almost became violent. They turned the sound back on and he finished the set.
Nine Inch Nails will be going on a co-headlining summer tour with grunge legends Soundgarden to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their classic albums The Downward Spiral and Superunknown, both of which were released on the same day, March 8th, 1994. The supporting act will be Death Grips, who will join them on every performance.
Tickets go on sale starting Friday, March 21st. Concert dates are shown below:
07-19 Las Vegas, NV - Planet Hollywood
07-21 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Ampitheatre
07-24 Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
07-26 Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
07-27 Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Ampitheatre
07-29 Mansfield, MA - XFINITY Center
07-3o Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
08-01 Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
08-02 Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
08-04 Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
08-05 Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live ...more
St. Louis metalcore outfit Hollow Heart has released their debut single, Spitting Image, as
well as a music video to go along with the track. The single/video was released through Red
Cord Records, in preparation for the release of their debut record "The Separation",
expected in spring 2014.
Killer Be Killed, the supergroup featuring Max Cavalera (Soulfly), Troy Sanders (Mastodon),
Greg Pucciatto (The Dillinger Escape Plan) and Dave Elitch (ex-The Mars Volta) have unveiled two new songs: 'Wings Of Feather And Wax', and 'Face Down'.
You can check them below. Their self-titled album will be released may 9th via Nuclear
Symphonic metal band Epica reveal a single song from their upcoming album ''The Quantum Enigma'', titled ''The Essence Of Silence''.
The song can be found and downloaded from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer and other programs.
''The Quantum Enigma'' will be available on May 2nd (EU), May 5th (UK) and May 13th (USA).
If you want to download the song, here is the band's official page with links to iTunes and Amazon mp3: http://www.epica.nl/news/591-the-essence-of-silence-released
Front-man of Ohio rockers Hawthorne Heights - J.T. Woodruff, is releasing his third full length solo album, titled Field Medicine, on InVogue Records. The album is set for release on March 18, 2014 preceding Hawthorne Heights' European leg of The Silence In Black And White ten-year anniversary tour.
Woodruff commented the release on ap.net:
"I'm excited to be releasing my latest solo effort on InVogue, because Nick and I share a lot of the same values, and are trapped by these same cornfields, the midwest is a great place to live, but it's the best place to dream. Being totally surrounded by rows of corn and an entirely flat land can drive you a little crazy, and inspire you to create a new world inside your mind, which is what I hope these songs can do for those who listen."
He continued, "I tried to make everything sound as honest as possible, because sometimes it seems that musical production is hiding the mistakes that make song ...more
Long running new yorker death metal figure heads, Incantation, have just announced the replacement of their nigh-7 year long guitarist Alex Bouks, who left in March 12 for unclear reasons; At the same time, the band also announced the release of a new album coming up in May, yet to be named.
The replacement will be Sonny Lombardozzi, who had in the past played guitar with the band during the "Blasphemy" era, and will be filling in for Bouks in future touring. Details about the new album, such as whether or not Lombardozzi will contribute to it at all outside of live shows, is still unknown.