Tag Archives: Metal Blade Records

Defleshed sign with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on July 5, 2022

  Swedish death metal outfit Defleshed have signed with Metal Blade Records. The wait is finally over, as the group will finally unleash their new album, Grind Over Matter, on October 28th, marking their first full-length effort since 2005’s Reclaim The Beat.    The band comments: “We are excited to announce that Metal Blade will […]

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Top Five killer highlights from Cannibal Corpse at Brooklyn Steel on 2/24/22

Posted by on March 11, 2022

  Top Five killer highlights from Cannibal Corpse at Brooklyn Steel on 2/24/22 American death metal legends Cannibal Corpse played to a rabid group of metalheads on 2/24/22 at New York City’s Brooklyn Steel. The band has been touring in support of their latest record, Violence Unimagined, with support from Whitechapel and Revocation, who were all celebrating […]

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Cognitive sign with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on March 9, 2022

  Cognitive have signed with Metal Blade Records. The technical death metal quintet continues to tour on their 2021 release, Malevolent Thoughts Of A Hastened Extinction, with a new record on deck. The band issued the following statement: “It’s beyond humbling to be able to tell everyone we have officially joined the Metal Blade Records […]

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Metal Blade Records 40 years of existence celebration marked with Metal Massacre Volume One Limited Edition Vinyl

Posted by on February 24, 2022

    Metal Blade Records turns 40 this year and to commemorate its 40th anniversary, the iconic label presents, Metal Massacre Volume One, for the first time since 1984 on limited-edition vinyl. Originally released on June 14, 1982, Metal Massacre showcased the best of Los Angeles’ unsigned acts of the time such as Metallica, Ratt, […]

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Ingested sign with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on September 22, 2021


British death metal giants Ingested have signed with Metal Blade Records. The group are currently working on new music as vocalist Jason Evans expresses his excitement:


 “Metal Blade Records is a legendary label, with a roster of legendary artists and we are very proud to say that after 15 years as a band, we now stand amongst them. We are super excited about this next step in our journey and can’t wait to bring you more music, more videos and more shows than ever before, worldwide. Welcome to the Metal Blade era of INGESTED!”

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Interview: Stefan Weinerhall of Falconer on new album ‘From A Dying Ember’

Posted by on June 16, 2020

  For over 20 years Swedish folk-power metal band Falconer has captivated the minds and hearts of thousands of fans all over the world with their folk-power metal style. Without a doubt they’ve given a unique experience as every album the band releases tends to have a peculiar kind of epicness attached to it. It […]

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Exumer and Church of Misery members form new band Skull Pit

Posted by on June 19, 2018

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Skull Pit, the new project featuring Mem V. Stein (Exumer) and Tatsu Mikami (Church of Misery). The duo couldn’t be anymore different from one another, which makes Skull Pit more intriguing as both members are from opposite sides of the world. The two bonded over the internet, […]

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Killswitch Engage sign with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Killswitch Engage has signed to Metal Blade Records and are partnering with Sony Music Entertainment outside of North America. The band revealed they plan to release a new album sometime in 2019. With the exception of their 2000 debut, which was on Ferret, the band have been with Roadrunner Records for the past 16 years. […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine blasts Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel over his book

Posted by on October 24, 2017

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has slammed Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel via Twitter over his book For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records, which was released this past summer. Mustaine appears to heavily disagree with Slagel’s memory about how the label attempted to sign Megadeth. Slagel apologized, and Mustaine accepted his […]

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BMG will release a book on Metal Blade Records’ history in August

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Metal Blade Records recently celebrated its thirty-five year anniversary with a North American tour including bands such as Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Allegaeon, and Necromancing the Stone. It wasn’t too long ago when we found out label and publishing company BMG was starting to get into the book business, and would soon release founder and CEO Brian […]

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