After six years of doing whatever the hell it was they were doing, Queens of the Stone Age have decided that 2013 is the time for a new record. (more…)
After a killer slate last week this Tuesday brings things back down to Earth… volume-wise there is plenty to sort through, but the highlights are a little fewer and further between. (more…)
I'm not sure if this is a good thing, or a bad thing, or just…a thing. (more…)
For this year's Record Store Day, Earache Records is releasing what they're billing as "The Worlds Shortest Album". The record clocks in at a whopping 83 seconds, is going to be pressed onto 5" vinyl, and packaged in a special 12" gate fold sleeve. (more…)
There's a new hardcore supergroup in the works called Get Involved!, which features former members of Glassjaw, Thursday, From Autumn To Ashes, Judge, and Death In The Park. The group have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their Ross Robinson-produced debut EP set for a Summer/Fall 2013 release. Check out the press release: (more…)
Holy shit! In stark contrast to last week, the labels seem to be operating under the assumption that you have plenty of capital left over from your Spring Break partying, because they're seriously not fucking around with this week's releases. I know touring season is kicking into high gear but goddamn… (more…)
Four years later and a whole slew of insanity behind them, Behemoth gear up for their next album. Are you ready? (more…)
The promo machine for Metallica's upcoming 20 million dollar 3D movie is about to hit full force. The movie, titled Through The Never is due out in August. The band recently revealed plot details and it won't just be a typical concert film. There are actors and a narrative.
SPRING BREAK! Which means no one is home, no one is buying records. Consequently, not much coming out this week, but there are a few gems sneaking in under the radar. (more…)
Black Tusk has finished recording its new EP that will be released sometime this Spring on Relapse Records. I'm not sure of the name, but I guarantee you there will be mad riffage. Kylesa vocalist Phillip Cope returned to produce and record the new EP, which is supposed to serve as a gateway between 2011's Set The Dial and the band's next full-length album. (more…)
Hey, remember when Judas Priest claimed they were retiring. It seems so long ago now. Then, they got rid of the one guy who actually wanted the retirement and now there are plans for new music… hooray! (more…)
Pyrithion, a new death metal project formed by As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis, will release their debut EP, The Burden Of Sorrow, via Metal Blade Records on April 16. The group also features Allegaeon founding guitarist Ryan Glisan and The Famine's former drummer Andy Godwin. (more…)
Just want to get this out of the way up front… LABELS: send us your shit! We can't pimp it if we haven't heard it. This is the first week in 2013 where I've heard less than half of the albums coming out today, and I listen to everything I get at least once. Troof. Now then…
Coming right off the heels of their Leper's Caress EP late last year is the new album, Unwelcome. I am so ready for this.
Whitechapel's crushing debut album The Somatic Defilement is set to be re-released on April 18th, complete with a new mixing and mastering job courtesy of Mark Lewis (DevilDriver, The Black Dahlia Murder) and new-ish artwork that looks less like it was run through a thousand Instagram filters. It'll be great to hear these songs in clearer light, especially the recent live favorite "Prostatic Fluid Asphyxiation." (more…)