Tag: Metal Roots

DAVE MUSTAINE Impressed with SHAWN DROVER’s Drumming and Tweets About It

Megadeth recently resumed work on its fourteenth studio album.  The CD is currently being recorded at Dave Mustaine’s Vic’s Garage studio in San Marcos, California and is expected to be releases in early 2013. Apparently, things are going so well with drummer Shawn Drover in the recording process that Dave tweeted about it last night, Dec. 31st. Mustaine stated about …

HELLYEAH & VOLBEAT Announce Initial Dates of ‘Live From Beyond Hell / Above Heaven’ Tour

Volbeat has announced initial confirmed dates for the band’s Live From Beyond Hell / Above Heaven Summer tour of North America.  Hellyeah has been selected as direct support, with Iced Earth also on the bill. Hellyeah is back with their third album, Band of Brothers (July 17th; Eleven Seven Music).  The album was recorded in Dallas at drummer Vinnie Paul’s home …

HELLYEAH Announces New Album ‘BAND OF BROTHERS’

Hellyeah is set to release their third album, Band of Brothers, in early June 2012. Frontman Chad Gray: “I’m really excited about what we’ve done on this new album. I’ve always separated Mudvayne and Hellyeah as much as I could, even though it was my voice. Melodies, lyrics and just the overall style of writing were different.  With Band of …

In Flames – Sounds Of A Playground Fading

Sometimes there is entirely too much hype surrounding the release of an album and then everybody is disappointed when it doesn’t live up to those expectations.  In Flames definitely doesn’t have that problem with their release, Sounds Of A Playground Fading. It’s been months of tireless insults all over the metal world about ‘Sounds Of …

NEEDLEMOUTH Appearing at The Galaxy Concert Theatre

NEEDLEMOUTH “To speak with an aggressive and precise tongue” this is the definitive movement behind Huntington Beach, CA based NeedleMouth. Emerging from an Industrial core, needlemouth is best defined as the convergence of organic Metal roots twisted amongst Electronic counterparts to create a genre-defying sound that is both as memorable as it is authentic. Since …

STILLLIFE Streams Track from Debut Album “Requiem”

Capitalizing on the momentum from the recent premier of “Requiem Part III: The Only Resolution,” U.S. prog/power metal act STILLLIFE has once again teamed up with StereoKiller.com for another exclusive track stream from their debut album, Requiem. This latest sampler from the well-received disc, “Directive Four,” is an instrumental tune that showcases both the band’s …

Andreas Kisser – Hubris I & II

There’s no doubt that SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser knows how to shred, but on his new double CD Hubris I & II, the Brazilian displays a different side to his playing and songwriting. He mixes rock, blues, classical, flamenco and Brazilian folk music to create an eclectic blend of harmonious moods and melodies, yet remains …

Official Samael Video for “Black Hole”

Swiss industrial black metallers SAMAEL have uploaded the video clip for the track “Black Hole”. The song comes off their latest record Above, which marks the groups return to their black metal roots. Lead singer and guitarist Vorph spoke a little bit recently about the style of the new video: “If your favourite video clip …

Weezer Frontman Admits Ripping Off Classic Metallica Song

In an interview with RollingStone.com,WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo admits that their 1994 hit, “Undone (The Sweater Song)” rips off Metallica’s “Welcome Home (Sanitarium).” Some of you might already know that he played in metal band called Avant Garde in the 1980s and he even took guitar lessons from Jim Matheos of Fates Warning. ” ‘The …

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