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Author Archives: Ben DiCostanzo

Metallica to Release ‘Through The Never (Music from the Motion Picture)’ in September

Posted by on July 29, 2013

You already know that Metallica’s 3D movie, Through the Never, will be released in the fall. But now we know that the band will also be releasing the music from the movie in September as well. The two-disc movie soundtrack will be released on September 24 through Metallica’s own label, Blackened Productions and will highlight the two sold-out shows […]

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New and Noteworthy, July 16: A New Level

Posted by on July 16, 2013

While last week saw a bunch of new releases, this week is pretty light. However, there is still plenty of good stuff to go around for everyone! For one, the highly anticipated album from former Pantera and current Down frontman Phil Anselmo is out, we have new doom metal from Trouble, and more heavy stuff […]

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Stone Temple Pilots to Record New EP, Tour

Posted by on July 15, 2013

The current lineup of Stone Temple Pilots features Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and will record a new EP to be released this fall. The current drama with former singer Scott Weiland doesn’t seem to have too big of an effect on the band, who are clearly moving forward quickly. The band have not said too […]

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Eminence Release Lyric Video For Sepultura-Assisted Song

Posted by on July 15, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/hbwJZJWI9BM[/youtube] Brazilian metalheads Eminence, who you might remember from our CMJ party last fall,  have released a lyric video for their new single, “No Code,” via Metal Injection. The song features an appearance from Sepultura bassist Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. who will appear on two other songs from their upcoming album, The Stalker. The song discusses […]

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Altar of Plagues Announce Breakup

Posted by on July 15, 2013

Following the release of their third (and most popular) LP a few months ago titled Teethed Glory and Injury, Altar of Plagues took the metal community by surprise by announcing their break-up. Guitarist/vocalist/keyboardist James Kelly posted the following message on the band’s Facebook page: Altar of Plagues will conclude this year. I decided before writing “Teethed Glory […]

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Gary Holt Performs with Hanneman Lecter, Slayer Tribute Band

Posted by on July 15, 2013

Exodus and Slayer touring guitarist Gary Holt took the stage in Oakland last night to perform Slayer songs with Hanneman Lecter, an all-star tribute to the late Slayer guitarist, Jeff Hanneman. In addition to Gary Holt, the band was also joined by Craig Locicero, guitarist of Forbidden and Spiralarms. The “Hannemania” event took place at […]

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Newsted Gives Another Audio Sample

Posted by on July 12, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/J9ttFU925lw[/youtube] Jason Newsted’s first full length album, Heavy Metal Music is due out on August 6 through Chophouse Records/Collective Sounds, but that isn’t stopping the band from giving us a taste of what we can expect from the debut. The opening track, “Heroic Dose,” has already been released and with the 30-second sample of “Above […]

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Soulfly Release Studio Trailer for Upcoming Album

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Soulfly have released a two minute trailer for their temporarily untitled album due out in the fall. The album will be released by Nuclear Blast Entertainment and will be produced by Terry Date, who has worked with Pantera, Deftones, and Soundgarden to name a few.Date has mixed with Soulfly in the past, working on 3, […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Release New Song Sample

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Avenged Sevenfold’s sixth studio album, Hail to the King, will be released on August 27. The title track is not fully available just yet, but the band has released a 30-second sample on their official website and can also be streamed via the YouTube clip below. Maybe because of the chorus, but we got a hint […]

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iwatchedametalinfomercialonce

Posted by on June 28, 2013

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRU6nJ2qLMU[/youtube] Iwrestledabearonce once again shows their sense of humor in the form of an old school infomercial for their new album Late For Nothing, due out on August 6 via Century Media Records. The band already released two new songs as singles from the album, featuring a very talented guest guitarist. The new teaser video, […]

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