Author Archives: Elise Yablon

In Flames to reissue early catalog

Posted by on October 21, 2021

  Swedish metal band In Flames has announced that they will be reissuing their early catalog on CD. The new album editions are set to hit shelves via Nuclear Blast on November 26. Initially released between 1994 and 2008, the 11 CD series of reissues includes Lunar Strain (1994) / Subterranean (1995), The Jester Race […]

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Dark rocker Andréa Meyer victim of Norway terror attack

Posted by on October 19, 2021

  The victims of a horrific terror attack at a Norwegian supermarket on Wednesday have been identified. Among the deceased is musician/writer/model Andréa Meyer.  Meyer has been releasing music since the mid-1990s under the name Nebelhexë, working with Aghast and Hagalaz’ Runedance before releasing three solo dark/ambient rock albums; Laguz – Within The Lake (2004), […]

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Woman who inspired Converge’s ‘Jane Doe’ artwork comes forward

Posted by on October 7, 2021

    Nearly two decades after the album’s release, the woman who inspired the artwork on Converge’s Jane Doe has come forward.  Audrey Marnay, an Italian model, took to Instagram earlier this week with a photo from a May 2001 photoshoot she did for ‘Marie Claire’ along with photos of Converge’s album cover and several […]

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Former Steel Panther bassist forms new band Hollywood Gods N’ Monsters

Posted by on September 28, 2021

  Former Steel Panther bassist Travis Haley (also known as Lexxi Foxx) has announced a new project.  On Monday (27th), Haley revealed that he has been working with television personality/musician Diggity Dave (Shake The Faith, ‘Pimp My Ride’) on a group called Hollywood Gods N’ Monsters.  “I am very proud of what I’ve accomplished with […]

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Antiqva Release Music Video for “Anadem Gyre”

Posted by on September 24, 2021

  Chamber black metal band Antiqva has released its first music video. The clip is for ethereal second single “Anadem Gyre,” which was previously only released as a bonus track in 2020 for the vinyl edition of their debut single “Funeral Crown.” “We’re pleased to reveal our debut music video, “Anadem Gyre”,” said vocalist Xenoyr […]

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Machine Gun Kelly slams Slipknot during Riot Fest set; Corey Taylor fires back with “receipts”

Posted by on September 21, 2021

    Rapper-turned-punk rocker Machine Gun Kelly had some choice words for a certain masked band.  During his Sunday night set at Riot Fest in Chicago, MGK (nee Colson Baker) took a verbal jab at Slipknot (who were performing at the same time at the festival) when he addressed the crowd saying:  “Hey, you wanna […]

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Polish court dismisses blasphemy case against Behemoth’s Nergal

Posted by on September 14, 2021

  Behemoth’s Adam “Nergal” Darski has come out victorious in his latest dealings with the Polish legal system.  On September 13, Darski shared the news on Instagram that the blasphemy case involving a 2019 image of the singer standing on a painting of the Virgin Mary had been dismissed. Along with a photo of himself […]

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Tommy Vext continues Bad Wolves social media feud with image of songwriting royalties breakdown

Posted by on September 13, 2021

  The social media feud between Tommy Vext and his former band Bad Wolves continues on.  On September 10, Vext shared a post to Facebook containing an image of an email he received from his former label showing a breakdown of how they wanted to split the band’s songwriting royalties. The chart has the singer […]

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Iron Maiden release animated “Stratego” video

Posted by on September 9, 2021

  Iron Maiden have teamed up with Adult Swim to premiere the video for their latest single, “Stratego.”  First premiered last month, “Stratego” was written by founding member/bassist Steve Harris and guitarist Janick Gers. The video, created by Swedish director Gustaf Holtenäs, is set in ancient Japan and portrays a war between light and dark. […]

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Nick Hipa Breaks Silence on Exit from As I Lay Dying

Posted by on September 1, 2021

    Former As I Lay Dying guitarist Nick Hipa has finally broken his silence on his exit from the band last year.  In a post to his Instagram Tuesday, Hipa thanked fans for their concern and updating them on his career and life since leaving the band. Starts the post,  “I am deeply appreciative […]

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