Category Archives: Metal News

Led Zeppelin Faces Stairway to Heaven Copyright Infringement Case

Led Zeppelin

The trust of the late Spirit guitarist Randy California filed a complaint on May 31, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania arguing that the opening notes of the Led Zeppelin iconic song Stairway to Heaven sounds a lot like Taurus, an instrumental piece by Randy California. The track was

1349 Streaming New Song Mengele’s

1349: Massive Cauldron of Chaos

1349 will release “Massive Cauldron of Chaos” on September 30, 2014 (come on already), but today, they have released another track from the album. Check it out below. Please upgrade your browser Listen to their previous released tracks, Slaves, Cauldron and Exorcism. Massive Cauldron of Chaos Tracklisting 1. Cauldron 2. Slaves 3. Exorcism 4. Postmortem

Sanctuary Release Lyric Video For New Song Exitium (Anthem of the Living)

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle’s reunited Sanctuary previously released the track Arise and Purify from their new album “The Year the Sun Died.” The band has now posted a lyric video for another new track, Exitium (Anthem of the Living), and it is frakkin’ awesome. This is what I have been waiting for since the reunion. Check it out

Calm Hatchery Releases Video Blessing of Mantra

Calm Hatchery: Fading Reliefs

Polish death metal horde Calm Hatchery is about to release their third full-length, “Fading Reliefs,” but you can check out the first track from the upcoming album entitled Blessing of Mantra. Created by Agnieszka “Yaza” Janczyk, the video for album’s fourth track, Blessing of Mantra, can be seen below. “Fading Reliefs” will be released in

Krieg Releases Ruin Our Lives Video

Krieg: Transient

Krieg has released a video for Ruin Our Lives taken from their latest album “Transient,” now in stores. “Transient,” released September 2, 2014, is the seventh full-length recording from the long-running black metal band. The 56-minute album was recorded earlier this year at Machines With Magnets Studios in Providence and features guest appearance from Thurston

Amorphis Announce Tales From the Thousand Lakes Tour Dates

Tales From the Thousand Lakes Tour Dates

Finland’s melodic death metal juggernaut Amorphis are hitting the road in late December in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their 1994 epic release “Tales From the Thousand Lakes.” The Swedish band Avatarium is joining them on this celebration. Guitarist Esa Holopainen says: “We are really happy to have Avatarium as a special quest for

Megadeth Withdraws From Motörboat Due to Dave Mustaine’s Medical Issues


Megadeth has to withdraw from Motörhead’s first annual cruise MotörBoat due to Dave Mustaine’s health issues. Heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, has been added to the Motörboat music lineup. This all-star group features Philip Anselmo, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Jon Donais, Scott Ian, Mark Zavon, Frank Bello,

In Flames Posts Everything’s Gone Lyric Video

In Flames: Siren Charms

Sweden’s melodic death metal giants In Flames are streaming Everything’s Gone from “Siren Charms” (out today). Siren Charms Tracklisting 1. In Plain View 2. Everything’s Gone 3. Paralyzed 4. Through Oblivion 5. With Eyes Wide Open 6. Siren Charms 7. When the World Explodes 8. Rusted Nail 9. Dead Eyes 10. Monsters in the Ballroom

Exodus Streaming New Song Salt the Wound Online Featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Exodus: Blood In, Blood Out

Thrash metal giants Exodus are now streaming Salt the Wound from their upcoming album “Blood In, Blood Out.” This is the first album with Steve “Zetro” Souza on vocals since “Tempo of the Damned.” Salt the Wound features a guitar solo from original Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett (Metallica). Guitarist Gary Holt offered: “Having Kirk play

Cannibal Corpse Streaming New Track The Murderer’s Pact

Cannibal Corpse: A Skeletal Domain

Death metal legends Cannibal Corpse are streaming another new track from their upcoming, thirteenth full-length release, “A Skeletal Domain.” This one is entitled The Murderer’s Pact. The new album is due out via Metal Blade Records on September 12, 2014. Please upgrade your browser A Skeletal Domain Tracklisting: 01. High Velocity Impact Spatter 02. Sadistic