Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Interviews

QUEENSRYCHE Interview: TODD LA TORRE offers insights into Condition Human QUEENSRYCHE Interview: TODD LA TORRE offers insights into Condition Human

2015 Queensryche interview with Todd La Torre Seattle’s Queensrÿche have made... 


ANNIHILATOR founder JEFF WATERS discusses Suicide Society ANNIHILATOR founder JEFF WATERS discusses Suicide Society

2015 Annihilator interview with Jeff Waters While much of the metal world was focused... 


ACT OF DEFIANCE Interview: CHRIS BRODERICK Talks Birth And The Burial ACT OF DEFIANCE Interview: CHRIS BRODERICK Talks Birth And The Burial

2015 Act of Defiance interview with Chris Broderick Ever experienced that feeling... 


MARTY FRIEDMAN interview: The best thing about BABYMETAL is it’s very polarizing MARTY FRIEDMAN interview: The best thing about BABYMETAL is it’s very polarizing

2015 Marty Friedman interview Guitar icon Marty Friedman is man of duality. After... 


POP EVIL Interview: Leigh Kakaty gives the down low on Up POP EVIL Interview: Leigh Kakaty gives the down low on Up

2015 Pop Evil interview with Leigh Kakaty This month, Michigan’s Pop Evil will... 


KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Interview: Singer says band will return to studio in February KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Interview: Singer says band will return to studio in February

2015 Kobra and the Lotus interview with Kobra Paige Canada has long been a hotbed... 


NILE mainman Karl Sanders talks What Should Not Be Unearthed NILE mainman Karl Sanders talks What Should Not Be Unearthed

2015 Nile interview with Karl Sanders Karl Sanders is widely known as the founding... 


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News & Notes

SCORPIONS to Live Stream September 12 Concert in NY SCORPIONS to Live Stream September 12 Concert in NY

Scorpions to live stream September 12 concert Iconic heavy rock superstars, Scorpions,... 


TEMPLE OF BAAL stream new song, offer details of new record Mysterium TEMPLE OF BAAL stream new song, offer details of new record Mysterium

Temple of Baal stream new song “Divine Scythe” French black/death metal... 


NWoBHM Cult Act SAVAGE Return with New Double Album NWoBHM Cult Act SAVAGE Return with New Double Album

Savage return with new double album NWoBHM cult act SAVAGE, will release their brand... 


IRON MAIDEN announce Book of Souls tour of 35 countries IRON MAIDEN announce Book of Souls tour of 35 countries

Iron Maiden announce Book of Souls Tour IRON MAIDEN, whose new studio album The Book... 


FOR TODAY debut video for Broken Lens from new album, Wake FOR TODAY debut video for Broken Lens from new album, Wake

For Today debut video for Broken Lens: ‘Wake’ out Oct. 2 For Today, one... 


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Reviews

Concert Review: QUEENSRYCHE Provide Precision Performance Concert Review: QUEENSRYCHE Provide Precision Performance

Queensryche – Western Idaho Fair – August 28, 2015 After a long three-year... 


CD Review: THUNDERMOTHER – Road Fever CD Review: THUNDERMOTHER – Road Fever

Thundermother – Road Fever Label: Despotz Records Release Date: September 4,... 


CD Review: IRON MAIDEN – The Book of Souls CD Review: IRON MAIDEN – The Book of Souls

Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls Label: BMG/Parloplane Release Date: September... 


Concert Review: LAMB OF GOD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Concert Review: LAMB OF GOD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE

Lamb of God, Bullet for my Valentine, Motionless in White Saturday night’s Lamb... 


CD Review: BUTCHER BABIES – Take It Like A Man CD Review: BUTCHER BABIES – Take It Like A Man

Butcher Babies – Take it Like a Man Label: Century Media Release Date: August... 


CD Review: BATTLECROSS – Rise To Power CD Review: BATTLECROSS – Rise To Power

Battlecross – Rise to Power Label: Metal Blade Release Date: August 21, 2015 Few... 


CD Review: LAMB OF GOD – VII: Sturm Und Drang CD Review: LAMB OF GOD – VII: Sturm Und Drang

Lamb of God – VII: Sturm und Drang Label: Epic Records Release Date: July 24,... 


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Loud & Local

Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY

The story of Prosody Formed in 2011 from the ashes of the 90’s Pennsylvania... 


Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death

Trenchrot interview When drummer Justin Bean placed an ad looking for musicians to... 


Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal

Endless Chaos interview In a nation renowned for its ice hockey, Winnipeg, Manitoba’s... 


Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single

Elephant Rifle Fire off new digital single Label: Self Release Release Date: September... 


DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album

Defy Tolerance interview Founded in 2011 by vocalist and guitarist Freddy Kilo, Defy... 


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Features

Metalholic’s Top 13 Female Hard Rock and Metal Drummers for 2015 Metalholic’s Top 13 Female Hard Rock and Metal Drummers for 2015

Top 13 Female Hard Rock and Metal Drummers for 2015 Women have been ubiquitous popular music, dominating record charts and owning the radio airwaves for decades. Despite this, their presence in heavy music; hard rock and metal, which has long been male-dominated and testosterone fueled, has been limited. Only since the turn of the millennium are heavy... [Read more of this review]


Big In Japan Big In Japan

There are some selected countries we are immensely attracted or attached to for various reasons. A lot of us have our sincere, well thought out wish-list which reflects our indomitable longing to visit some enchanting faraway land or the pages of our diary testify the memorable joyous experience of being to some fascinating place we always wanted to... [Read more of this review]


15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums 15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums

Criminally Underrated Metal Albums Being an avid listener of Metal, I have always been fascinated by the thought of writing articles on this immensely diverse and rich genre of music which transcends its musical identity and takes the form of a cult, a way of life! A metalhead feels gratified when he can discuss his favourite music with like-minded... [Read more of this review]


Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software

Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software The Forte Notation program is powerful music notation software created for music enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. From novice users to professional musicians, users of Forte will find the right mix of tools and features for their experience level. Forte is extremely easy to use, whether you’re... [Read more of this review]


Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014

Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Happy New Year! 2014 is in the books which means it is time to lay out our fifth annual list of the Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal. The year included fans saying goodbye to a woman who not only waved the metal flag, but was among the first to plant her own flag in the ground of extreme metal: Arch... [Read more of this review]


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Metal Stream

SAMMY HAGAR Schedules ‘Are We Having Any Fun Yet?’ Book-Signing Appearances SAMMY HAGAR Schedules ‘Are We Having Any Fun Yet?’ Book-Signing Appearances

Former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar has scheduled a number of signing appearances for his new book, "Are We Having Any Fun Yet?: The Cooking & Partying Handbook", which comes out on September 15 via Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. They are as follows: Sep. 14 - 6:00 p.m. - Bookends - Ridgewood, NJ Sep.... [Read more of this review]


SLAYER’s ‘Raining Blood’ Re-Imagined By STATE OF THE FART (Video) SLAYER’s ‘Raining Blood’ Re-Imagined By STATE OF THE FART (Video)

The official video for "Shitting Mud", a re-imagining of SLAYER's classic song "Raining Blood" performed by STATE OF THE FART, the musical project brought about by the world's most impressive handfart architect, Guy First from Israel, can be seen below. The track was recorded by Ran Yerushalmi and mixed by Yoni Menner of the band WALKWAYS. Written... [Read more of this review]


QUEENSRŸCHE’s TODD LA TORRE: ‘There’s No Fat Or Filler’ On ‘Condition Hüman’ Album QUEENSRŸCHE’s TODD LA TORRE: ‘There’s No Fat Or Filler’ On ‘Condition Hüman’ Album

Metalholic and Metal Nation Radio recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On QUEENSRŸCHE's new album, "Condition Hüman": Todd: "We recorded a total of fifteen named tracks. And there's no fat or filler on it. A lot of... [Read more of this review]


SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Once Again Denies ‘The Negative One’ Was Written About Former Drummer JOEY JORDISON SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Once Again Denies ‘The Negative One’ Was Written About Former Drummer JOEY JORDISON

SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor has once again denied that the band's track "The Negative One" was written about the group's former drummer, Joey Jordison, claiming that the song's lyrics deal with the conflicting emotions of grief and anger that he felt right after the death of SLIPKNOT's original bassist Paul Gray. With lyrics like "The Lord Of Lies... [Read more of this review]


SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Once Again Denies ‘The Negative One’ Was Written About JOEY JORDISON SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Once Again Denies ‘The Negative One’ Was Written About JOEY JORDISON

SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor has once again denied that the band's track "The Negative One" was written about the group's former drummer, Joey Jordison, claiming that the song's lyrics deal with the conflicting emotions of grief and anger that he felt right after the death of SLIPKNOT's original bassist Paul Gray. With lyrics like "The Lord Of Lies... [Read more of this review]


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