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LOST SOCIETY: Debut Album Details Revealed

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their debut album, "Fast Loud Death", on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) and it features cover artwork by Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, SANCTUARY, VENOM). Commented ...

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THE CULT's BILLY DUFFY Gets His Own 'White Falcon' From GRETSCH

Gretsch has released the G7593T Billy Duffy White Falcon guitar, which has immediately become one of the most unique and bewitching White Falcon guitars ever made. Featuring much of what Falcon fans hold dear, THE CULT guitarist's inimitable instrument has several unique aesthetic differences that separate it from the rest of the "Falcon" flock, namely ...

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OBLIVION MYTH Guitarist Charged With Attempted Murder

Christopher Lucas Selby, the 27-year-old guitarist of the Nashville, Tennessee-based metal band OBLIVION MYTH, was arrested on January 1 and charged with attempted first-degree murder. According to WSMV.com, a call was placed on Tuesday for a disorderly person at the Tulip Grove Apartment Complex in Hermitage, Tennessee. As the dispatched officer approached the ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Eleventh 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The eleventh and final episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. The 11 vignettes tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and documentarian ...

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Slovenian Thrashers ERUPTION Release Sophomore Album

"Tenses Collide", the sophomore release by Slovenain thrashers ERUPTION, has just been released via Xtreem Music. Picking up where they left off with their debut, "Lifeless Paradise", ERUPTION's new CD is described in a press release as "lethal, unadulterated thrash similar to that of such well-known stalwarts of the genre as TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE." ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Tenth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The tenth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. The 11 vignettes tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and documentarian Jamie Burton ...

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PAPA ROACH: 'Before I Die' Video Released

"Before I Die", the new video from California rockers PAPA ROACH, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Connection", which sold 22,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 17 on the Billboard album chart. Earlier this year, PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix told Loudwire ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Unveils New Lineup

2013 will be an absolute rebirth for SEVEN WITCHES, with a new lineup and a fresh, new energy, featuring in-your-face, driving, crushing riffs with gritty melodic vocals. Alan Tecchio recently stepped down as the SEVEN WITCHES lead vocalist, feeling that he could not be fully committed to the project. The band's new CD will, however, ...

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WARTORN's 'Iconic Nightmare' Due In January

Southern Lord will unleash hell with the new full-length from Midwestern death squad WARTORN. Since 2004, this Appleton, Wisconsin-based brigade has protested political tyranny and societal injustices with a devastating brew of metallic crustpunk. WARTORN has assaulted live audiences across thirteen countries across North America and Europe in support of releases on renowned crust/punk labels, ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Ninth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The ninth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Talks About 'The Taking' Web Series (Video)

A four-minute clip of VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan talking about "The Taking", the series starring his band DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED, can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and documentarian Jamie ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Eighth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The eighth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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METAL HAMMER GREECE Releases IRON MAIDEN Tribute Compilation

"Beast Over Greece" is Metal Hammer Greece's compilation album which features Greek bands covering tracks from IRON MAIDEN's legendary career. The CD will be given away free with Metal Hammer Greece issue 337, on sale Wednesday, December 5. Commented Metal Hammer Greece: "IRON MAIDEN's music is divine. The whole heavy metal universe humbly worships their ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Seventh 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The seventh episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Sixth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The sixth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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SANCTUARY: Pro-Shot Footage From U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Professionally filmed video footage of the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY's performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 9-12 at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom, can be seen below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for SANCTUARY's "comeback" album — tentatively titled ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Fifth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The fifth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Frontman Talks About 'Native Blood' On 107.7 THE BONE

Vocalist Chuck Billy of Bay Area thrash metal legends TESTAMENT was interviewed on November 6 by Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone. The singer discussed TESTAMENT's "Native Blood" video, which was honored in the "Best Music Video" category at Native American Film Institute's 37th annual American Indian Film Festival ...

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GEOFF TATE: 'Kings & Thieves' First-Week Sales Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate's second solo album, "Kings & Thieves", sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD arrived in stores on November 6 via InsideOut Music. "Kings & Thieves" track listing: 01. She Slipped Away 02. Take A Bullet 03. In The Dirt 04. Say U Luv ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Fourth 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The fourth episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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GEOFF TATE Interviewed On Minnesota's 93X (Audio)

Harry of the 93X radio station in Minneapolis, Minnesota conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate before Geoff's November 4 solo concert at Mill City Nights. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Tate's second solo album, "Kings & Thieves", was released on November 6 via InsideOut Music. In ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED: Third 'The Taking' Episode Posted Online

The third episode of "The Taking", the series starring DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED — the band led by VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan — can be seen below. A total of 10 vignettes will tell a tale of totally bizarre adventures, imprisoned band members, and kids-size ice cream cones. Helmed by Seattle filmmaker and ...

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GEOFF TATE: Barrington Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate's November 1 solo performance at Penny Road Pub in Barrington, Illinois can be seen below. Tate, who was fired from QUEENSRŸCHE in June after fronting the group for three decades, will release his second solo album, "Kings & Thieves", on November 6 via InsideOut Music. Tate issued ...

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