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Warbringer announce new album title and track listing

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Los Angeles thrashers Warbringer have completed work on their third album, “Worlds Torn Asunder”, for a September release via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by Steve Evetts (Symphony X, Sepultura, Hatebreed) and marks the recording debut of the band’s new drummer, Carlos Cruz (Hexen), who has “had a lot of input into the new material,” according to a[…]

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Anal Cunt frontman passes away

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Yet another death grips the metal industry as controversial frontman of Anal Cunt Seth Putnam passed away last night. It is suspected to be of a heart attack. He was 43 years old. The publicist of AxCx (as the internet world calls them) Kim Kelly commented “Yes, it’s true. Seth Putnam, one of the most infamous musicians that extreme metal[…]

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Arch Enemy releases ‘Khaos Legions’

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Swedish melodic death metallers Arch Enemy are all set to release their latest (2011) album ‘Khaos Legions‘ today, the 7th of June. However, the album is available for streaming in its entirety online on the official Arch Enemy MySpace page. Listen to ‘Khaos Legions’ for free online here! The track-list for the album is as follows: 1. Khaos Overture 2.[…]

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Opeth announce new album

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Sweden’s elite progressive metal masters Opeth will release Heritage, their third album for Roadrunner, on September 20th. The first video and single will be the song “The Devil’s Orchard”. Heritage follows up 2008’s Watershed and 2005’s Ghost Reveries, each of which garnered the forward-thinking, genre-bending band some of the best reviews of their career. Opeth frontman and guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt[…]

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Update from Cryptopsy

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Lead guitarist and songwriter Jon Levasseur has rejoined Canadian extreme metallers Cryptopsy. Youri Raymond (Secret Chiefs 3), who had been playing guitar, is now handling bass duties following Levassour’s return and bassist Eric Langois’ recent departure from the band. The band is also working on new material. The group released the following statement: “We have some important informative news we[…]

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Dream Theater reveal Mike Mangini as new drummer

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Dream Theater have finally revealed their new drummer in the third episode of the youtube series that depicted their selection process. And the result says ‘Mike Mangini’. Mangini has played for Annihilator, Extreme, James LaBrie, and Steve Vai. He is a teacher at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and held five World’s Fastest Drummer world records. Apparently it[…]

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Roy Khan bids farewell to Kamelot

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  It seems that the slew of disappointing departures by band members from important bands is becoming a trend. After KK Downing left Judas Priest and Jeff Loomis and Van Williams both left Nevermore, Roy Khan has decided to bow out of power metal powerhouse Kamelot. His reasons cited pertained to health issues that he had been having since the[…]

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Jeff Loomis and Van Williams part ways with Nevermore

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In what has been an extremely shocking turn of events, Jeff Loomis and Van Williams, Nevermore’s guitarist and drummer respectively have announced their departure from the band. Loomis and Williams who had been with Nevermore since the band’s first album, 1995’s self titled, Nevermore, have shaken fans all over the world with this announcement, fans really begin to wonder what[…]

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K.K. Downing announces retirement from Priest

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Legendary iconic Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing has announced his retirement from the band just before their Epitaph tour. The band however have agreed to go ahead with the tour without K.K and respect his decision to leave. Epitaph will be Priest’s final world tour before they finally retire. It will feature songs from all their albums and will mark[…]

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Christian Muenzner to release solo album ‘Timewarp’

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Spawn of Possession guitarist Christian Muenzner has revealed the cover artwork and track listing for his upcoming, all-instrumental solo album, “Timewarp”. The CD features Hannes Grossmann on drums and Daniel Galmarini on keyboards, with bass duties split between legend Steve DiGiorgio and Jacob Schmidt. Due by the end of April, it features guest appearances by Shrapnel recording artists Derek Taylor,[…]

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