Caliban share “I Was A Happy Kid Once” video; announces new member

Caliban have released a video for their new track, "I Was A Happy Kid Once." The clip coincides with the band revealing a change to their lineup adding Iain Duncan on bass and clean vocals. The band comments: "We are excited to announce that Iain Duncan has joined...

Reigning Phoenix Music expands to UK; launches RPM International

Reigning Phoenix Music (RPM) has opened a new office in Hackney, London, and launched its International division. This expansion enhances RPM's operations in Los Angeles and Hamburg, Germany, focusing on international marketing for artists like Kerry King, Opeth, and...

Kerry King regrets not negotiating better financial terms for Beastie Boys’ collaboration

Legendary Slayer guitarist Kerry King spoke with Canada's Border City Rock Talk, reflecting on his surprise guest appearances on Beastie Boys' 1986 track, "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" from their debut album, Licensed to Ill, and Sum 41's 2002 hit "What We're All About,"...

Forbidden part ways with guitarist Steve Smyth

Bay Area thrashers Forbidden have parted ways with guitarist Steve Smyth. Smyth rejoined the band last year after initially leaving in 2012 when the band went on a long hiatus. The group recruited Voivod’s Daniel Mongrain for their upcoming summer tour. Yesterday...

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Oceano share “The Price Of Pain” video
Oceano share “The Price Of Pain” video

Deathcore titans Oceano have released a lyric video for their latest single "The Price Of Pain." The track is taken from their upcoming album, Living Chaos, set to arrive on August 30 via Sumerian Records. Oceano will hit the road for their The Living Chaos Tour this...

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Avatarium unveil “Long Black Waves” lyric video
Avatarium unveil “Long Black Waves” lyric video

Swedish doom and hard rock outfit Avatarium will release their new album, Between You, God, the Devil and The Dead, early next year, on January 24, 2025, via AFM Records. Promising to showcase their signature dark, melancholic sound, the group has unveiled a lyric...

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New & Noteworthy: Ridiculous And Full Of Releases 6/14/2024

New & Noteworthy: Ridiculous And Full Of Releases 6/14/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This Friday’s releases include new music from legendary artists John Cale and Fu Manchu, long-running bands Annabel, The Early November...

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New & Noteworthy: Theories of Releases – 6/7/2024

New & Noteworthy: Theories of Releases – 6/7/2024

New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This first New Music Friday of June sees releases from veteran bands like Bon Jovi, Cactus and Evergrey, as well as Butthole Surfers’ JD...

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