Category Archives: Metal News

Megadeth: Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick Quit the Band


  In rather surprising news, Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick have quit Megadeth. This leaves founding members Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson as the only remaining members. Drover has been with the band 10 years and Broderick’s stint has been 7 years. Broderick wrote on his official website: “Due to artistic and

Venom Announce New Album in January


UK’s Venom have just announced that they veterans will release a new album entitled “From the Very Depths” on January 27, 2015 via Spinefarm Records. Frontman Cronos says: “This album is perfect, all three members are totally over-the-top confident with the new songs and the production. We had a great atmosphere in the studio while

Metallica Performs For Whom the Bell Tolls On The Late Late Show

Metallica: Ride the Lightning

Metallica has been on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson for the entire week and yesterday, the legendary metal band performed For Whom the Bell Tolls from “Ride the Lightning.” Please upgrade your browser Don’t miss the band’s next performance tonight at 12:35/11:35 C on on the CBS Television Network.

Faith No More Streaming New Single Motherfucker Online

Faith No More

Faith No More’s much anticipated album is coming out in 2015, but you can now hear the first single from it as the band is streaming Motherfucker. Check it out below. Please upgrade your browser The band will release a 7″ for Motherfucker on Black Friday, November 28, 2014, as part of this year’s Record

Arch Enemy Announces New Guitarist Jeff Loomis

Jeff Loomis

Talk about some incredible news. I knew that ex-Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis would land somewhere and Arch Enemy seems like a logical place. The Swedish melodic death metal outfit has announced that Loomis will replace outgoing guitarist Nick Cordle. Loomis will join the band on the upcoming European tour, which kicks off November 26, 2014

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Procuring Murder Charges Dropped, Band Issues Statement

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd

After yesterday’s announcement that AC/DC’s drummer Phil Rudd had been charged with attempting to procure murder of two men in New Zealand as well as with threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, the charge of attempting to procure murder has been withdrawn. AC/DC has also released a brief statement addressing this situation.

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Charged With Attempting to Procure Murder

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd

  Recently, AC/DC’s Malcolm Young left the band after his family announced he was suffering from dementia. Now, drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to procure murder of two men in New Zealand. He has appeared in New Zealand’s Tauranga District Court where he was charged with the attempted murder as well as

Arch Enemy Release Live Video For As the Pages Burn

Arch Enemy: War Eternal

Melodic death metal giants Arch Enemy have released a live video for As the Pages Burn from their latest album, “War Eternal” (read the War Eternal review). The video features professionally filmed footage shot at the Masters of Rock festival on July 12, 2014 in Vizovice, Czech Republic and can be seen below. “War Eternal”

Machine Head Streaming Entire New Album Bloodstone & Diamonds

Machine Head: Bloodstone & Diamonds

Groove metal giants Machine Head are streaming their new album, “Bloodstone & Diamonds,” in its entirety. Check it out below. The album will be out tomorrow in Europe via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and November 10, 2014 in the UK and North America. Please upgrade your browser Bloodstone & Diamonds Tracklisting 01. Now We Die 02.

Machine Head Premieres New Song Night of Long Knives

Machine Head: Bloodstone & Diamonds

Groove metal giants Machine Head have premiered a new track from their eighth full-length album, “Bloodstone & Diamonds,” which hits shelves on November 10, 2014 (North America and UK) and November 7, 2014 (Europe) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Please upgrade your browser