Rest in peace, Dave Brockie! The beloved GWAR frontman, also known as Oderus Urungus, touched many in the music industry with not only his outspoken and entertaining ways, but also the way in which he treated others. One of those who had a long-running friendship with Brockie was Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who had a chance to speak at the musician's memorial service.
We broke the news not too long ago that Mastodon had finished recording their sixth studio album. The hugely anticipated record is expected for a summer release, but the entire process isn't done yet. In a message posted on Mastodon's Facebook page, the band reveals the record is now in the mastering process.
When you think metal, what do you think? Tall dudes wearing black, spikes, long hair, tons of tattoo's, and listening to bands like Goatwhore right? Now combine these brutal dudes with a cute fluffy cat.
Aussie fusion metallists Twelve Foot Ninja are about to hit the road on a North American trek that includes a mix of both festival and headline dates. The bubbling under band is touring in support of their new album 'Silent Machine,' which dropped last fall.
For many years, the hard rock and metal genre was predominantly populated with white male musicians, but from the late '80s on there were more rockers breaking that color barrier. Sevendust frontman Lajon Witherspoon was one such artist who did so, and he spoke about finally meeting one of the musicians who helped break the barrier during an appearance on the 'Talk Is Jericho' podcast with Chris Jericho.
Whitechapel's latest album 'Our Endless War' will be unleashed April 29, and the band is giving fans a behind the scenes look at the recording process. They shot a series of in-studio videos, and you can watch the first one above.
It's not a concrete or a firm date, but it's something to go on! Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich commented on the band's writing and recording process for its next album, the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' in a new interview with Argentina-based media outlet TN (seen above).
Sebastian Bach is back with the new album 'Give 'Em Hell' set to arrive on April 22, and the rocker is getting things rolling again by exclusively debuting his new video for 'Temptation' with Loudwire.
Korn guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch is getting ready to pen his latest book. The memoir, which will be the fourth book of Welch's personal bibliography, will focus on the eight years he was away from Korn -- a period of time Welch calls his "wilderness years."
Avenged Sevenfold are one of the busiest bands in rock these days. Not only is the band promoting their hugely successful 'Hail to the King' album, but they've also got several other projects in the works, including the highly anticipated 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' game.
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