Pro Shot footage from Wacken Open Air

Personally, I’m not a big fan of live footage or live albums, I’m more of a “I’d rather be there” kind of guy. But I know that many do enjoy live footage for whatever reason. So here is a playlist made up of full sets at Wacken from Kreator, The Devin Townsend Project, Amon Amarth,…

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August Burns Red signs with Fearless Records

Pennsylvania metalcore quintet August Burns Red have signed with Fearless Records and will be releasing their debut with the California label next year. Guitarist JB Brubaker commented: “We are all extremely excited to be a part of the Fearless family. Fearless has done an amazing job building a community within the label as well as…

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Meshuggah reissue I EP

On top of giving fans a new DVD/BluRay, Meshuggah will be reissuing their 2004, one song EP, I, this fall through Nuclear Blast. The 21 minute remastered opus will be accompanied by two live tracks recorded during the Ophidian Trek World Tour and a previously unreleased track called “Pitch Black”. Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake commented…

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Kerry King talks about new Slayer record

While in Germany for Wacken Open Air last week Slayer guitarist Kerry King was interviewed by ARTE Concert. King gave this update on the new record: “For anybody that was worried about what SLAYER was gonna sound like post-Hanneman, don’t worry about it. I know people are gonna think that, people are gonna expect us…

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Corey Taylor talks about Slipknot’s plans

A week ago Slipknot premiered a new track from their as-yet-untitled new album. Since then, more has been revealed about the forthcoming record. The band released a music video for the track “The Negative One” (which can be seen below) and earlier this week Corey Taylor appeared on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show and…

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New Albums Streaming now

In the past week several highly-anticipated releases (at least for me) have become available to stream. Embedded below are the players so you can listen to your pick or all of them. Enjoy! NOTE: Only select tracks from the The Haunted and Iron Reagan records are available for streaming. The songs that can be listened…

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Back from Mayhem

I have officially returned from my vacation, part of which included attending the Mayhem Festival stop in Atlanta, GA. It was one hell of a show and I got plenty of really good pictures to share with you all. This weekend will be dedicated to catching up on all the news that happened throughout this…

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