Category Archives: Metal News

Lamb of God to go on Hiatus After Current Tour

Lamb of God

Groove metal giants Lamb of God have announced that the band will go on hiatus after its current tour with Slayer and Behemoth. Vocalist Randall Blythe made the recent announcement, which can be read below. Here is a brief history of what the band has been going through since 2012. Randall Blythe was arrested in

Black Sabbath Calls it Quits

Black Sabbath

We all knew that it would happen someday soon. Black Sabbath even announced on February 4 that they had played their last ever show. The band finally has made their breakup official by posting an image on Facebook with the hashtag #TheEnd. Black Sabbath has been around for 49 year and has had various line-ups

Moonspell in Pre-production With New Album 1755

Moonspell - 1755

Portugal’s Moonspell has announced that they are in pre-production with Jon Phipps at their home studios (Inferno) in Portugal working on their upcoming album 1755. The album is centered around the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 and focused on the death and subsequent rebirth of Lisbon and how the disaster changed the country’s religion, politics

Six Feet Under Streaming Entire New Album Torment

Six Feet Under - Torment

Death metal horde Six Feet Under is streaming their entire new album, Torment via Metal Blade Records YouTube channel. You can listen to it below. Please upgrade your browser

Check Out Phil Anselmo’s New Band Scour Play Pantera’s Strength Beyond Strength Live

Scour EP

Down/ex-Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo’s latest band, Scour, made its live debut February 19, 2017 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band played their entire debut EP and even threw in a Pantera cover playing “Strength Beyond Strength.” Check out the rendition below. Please upgrade your browser

Amorphis Share Live Track Video Featuring Anneke Van Giersbergen

Amorphis - Under the Red Cloud

How is this for awesome? One of my favorite male vocalists in Tomi Joutsen singing an Amorphis song with the one and only Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering). To say that Anneke’s voice is amazing is such an understatement. Check out the duo doing a live rendition of “Her Alone” taken from the band’s Silent

Kreator Release Video For Fallen Brother – Pays Tribute to Fallen Music Icons

Kreator - Gods of Violence

German thrash metal veterans Kreator have released the official music video for the song “Fallen Brother” taken from their newly released album Gods of Violence. The song pays respect to fallen music icons such as Cliff Burton, Lemmy, Peter Steele, Prince, David Bowie, Michael Trengert, Bon Scott among others. Please upgrade your browser Check out

Kreator Releases Video For Totalitarian Terror

Kreator - Gods of Violence

German thrash metal juggernaut Kreator have released a video for “Totalitarian Terror” taken from their latest album, the kick-ass Gods of Violence. Check out the video below. Kreator – Totalitarian Terror Video Please upgrade your browser

Opeth Release Video For Era

Opeth - Sorceress

Progressive metal giants Opeth have release a video for “Era” taken from the band’s latest album, Sorceress. The video was directed by Markus Hofko. Check it out below. Please upgrade your browser Mikael Åkerfeldt comments: “I have to say our involvement in the making of the ‘Era’ video was so minimal we can’t take credit

Metallica to Perform at Grammy Awards

59th Annual Grammy Awards

Metal juggernaut Metallica have been asked to perform at this year’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2017. They have also been nominated for Best Rock Song with “Hardwired.” The band announced: “First, it was a total honor to be nominated, but now this?!!? We’re beyond excited that we have been invited to