Tag: Predecessor

VICIOUS RUMORS Electric Punishment – More Details Announced

Available May 7th on Steamhammer/SPV When Vicious Rumors returned from a long, strenuous and immensely successful world tour in autumn 2011, the musicians – least of all band mastermind and main songwriter Geoff Thorpe – couldn’t really see themselves mustering the energy to release a new studio album in the foreseeable future. “2011 was a …

Lars Ulrich Says Metallica’s New Songs Will Be “Shorter And More To The Point “; 3D Movie in the Works

According to EddieTrunk.com in an interview with Rolling Stone, Metallica recently discussed the details of their next album, which according to drummer Lars Ulrich, the band are “about seven [to] eight songs into.” Ulrich went onto say about the follow-up to 2008’s Death Magnetic, “We do it in rounds. We come up with something, we …

Judas Priest Plan ‘Full-On Metal Extravaganza’ for Farewell Tour

As reported by Greg Prato of Rolling Stone Magazine, British metal stalwarts Judas Priest have an eventful few months ahead: The band recently announced a farewell tour and have welcomed a new guitarist, Richie Faulkner, to replace the recently retired KK Downing. “It’s not exactly the end of the band, it’s just the fact that …

INCUBUS Releasing New Album Soon! (Vid)

The long awaited 6th studio album from Incubus is completed! True to the Incubus legacy, this record is nothing like its predecessor, but still maintains the quintessential Incubus vibe. Stay tuned for more updates from Enjoyincubus.com. (It appears as though they’ve forgotten how many albums they’ve released.  I believe this is their 7th?) There isn’t …

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Has Tea with DEEP PURPLE/Heavy Metal Fan

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, 45, recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by having tea at his home with the members of Deep Purple.    Medvedev told members of Deep Purple he has been a fan since the age of 12 and that he worked as a DJ at his high school and at discos. He says …

Original: Most Anticipated Metal Albums Of 2011

With the recent release of Nola sludge legends Crowbar’s much anticipated new album, Sever The Wicked Hand, I started to think about what other huge albums 2011 has to offer the metalheads among us. With new albums from genre heavyweights like Atheist, Fear Factory, and Agalloch turning last year into a seriously stellar year for …

HAT To Release “Vortex Of Death” On 1/24/2011

The two-man Black Metal outfit known as HAT (Norwegian for Hatred) are releasing the follow-up to last year’s acclaimed The Demise Of Mankind this month on Abyss Records. Entitled Vortex Of Death, the band’s second full-length release promises to deliver the same razor-sharp aural nihilism as its predecessor. Visit www.officialabyssrecords.com for HAT music and merchandise. …

KATAKLYSM Frontman Says New Album Is ‘Much More Aggressive’ Than Its Predecessor

Denise Falzon of Exclaim! recently conducted an interview with vocalist Maurizio Iacono of Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Exclaim!: What was the musical direction behind new album “Heaven’s Venom”? Iacono: We just had a very tough three years internally in the band, not between us, but everybody in the …

As I Lay Dying Wins Hollywood Film Festival Award

The 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival’s “Hollywood Awards” ceremony was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,100 Hollywood Film Festival attendees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. At the end of it all, AS I LAY DYING walked away with an award for “Best Music Video” for “The Sound of …

Caliban Previewing New Album “Say Hello To Tragedy”

German modern metal act CALIBAN has launched the brand-new song “24 Years” plus a stunning video clip for the track at its newly redesigned MySpace page. The video perfectly captures the intensity of a CALIBAN live performance and the track allows you a first impression of their new album “Say Hello To Tragedy”, which will …

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