New England doom/rock outfit to release sophomore

New England doom rock trio Black Pyramid will release its long awaited sophomore album” Black Pyramid II” on January 31, 2012 via MeteorCity Records. Continue reading

Band Members Talk The Most Metal Gift They’ve Received

At the MetalSuckFest in New York City, Metal Injection asked members of A Life Once Lost, Fight Amp, Black Tusk, DAATH, Last Chance To Reason, Howl, Magrudergrind, Cannabis Corpse, Ultrageist, Obscura, Prime Evil, Rosetta, This Is Hell and Ramming Speed what the most metal gift they ever received was. Find out their answers in the video below. Click Here To Watch The Video Continue reading

Testament Comments On North American Tour Dates

Chuck Billy, vocalist of the iconic West Coast thrash metal act Testament, has issued the following statement in anticipation of the band’s upcoming co-headlining North American run with Anthrax: “We are super stoked to announce our participation for the second leg of this already awesome thrash attack with our good friends in Anthrax and Death Angel. Continue reading

Red Fang Offering Free MP3 Download Of "Number Thirteen"

Red Fang just wrapped up a North American tour with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan and is now in the midst of a run of headlining dates. In conjunction with the new tour kick off Red Fang has teamed up with RCRD LBL for a free mp3 download of the song “Number Thirteen.” The track can be downloaded here . “Number Thirteen” is also featured in the new video game Rocksmith, available on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Continue reading

Arch Enemy’s Angela Gossow Discusses Her Vegan Diet With Peta2

PETA has conducted an interview with Arch Enemy’s Angela Gossow about her veganism, and the organization has issued the following statement: “If you’ve ever wondered what represents the arch enemy to Angela Gossow, you can find out in the Arch Enemy lead vocalist’s exclusive interview with peta2, PETA’s youth division, in which the Swedish death-metal singer reveals her foremost foe: factory farming. In the recent interview, Gossow—a lifelong vegetarian—opens up about why she decided to dump eggs and dairy products from her diet and go vegan for good. And from now through January 2, visitors to peta2.com can enter to win an Arch Enemy prize pack containing a copy of Khaos Legions, the group’s latest studio album; a Century Media compilation CD; and an Arch Enemy poster and stickers Continue reading

Herald Releases "Amanita" Music Video

Estonian act Herald has released the band’s first music video for “Amanita,” taken off the “Gaia” album. Herald commented on the clip: “The video as well as the song is telling a story about the primal force of a mushroom Continue reading

Psycroptic Reveals New Album "The Inherited Repression" Artwork

Aussie technical death metal outfit Psycroptic has revealed the cover art for the band’s fifth studio album, “The Inherited Repression,” which will hit stores on February 7th in North America and February 10th in Europe on Nuclear Blast Records. Commented Psycroptic guitarist, Joe Haley, “The Inherited Repression is far and away my favorite Psycroptic album thus far – all of us in the band think this. It’s the age-old cliché from bands when they talk about their current album as being the best of their career, blah, blah, but I have to say it because it’s true Continue reading

Uneven Structure Posts 2011 Recap Video Clip

Uneven Structure, which released the “Februus” album earlier this year, has posted a 2011 year-end recap video online titled “The Forgotten SD Cards.” Check out the clip below. Uneven Structure also has the following upcoming live shows: 21/01 – Moscow (RU) with Chimp Spanner 28/01 – Metz (FR) with Tess and Smash Hit Combo 06/02 – London (UK) with Chimp Spanner and The Algorithm 25/02 – Bern (CH) with PostHumanBigBang Euro tour with Protest The Hero, Long Distance Calling, Blood Command 29/02 – Stuttgart (DE) 01/03 – Antwerp (BE) 02/03 – Cardiff (UK) 03/03 – Birmingham (UK) 04/03 – Sheffield (UK) 06/03 – Dublin (IRL) 07/03 – Manchester (UK) 08/03 – Glasgow (UK) 09/03 – London (UK) 10/03 – Utrecht (NL) 11/03 – Hamburg (DE) 13/03 – Berlin (DE) 14/03 – Wien (AT) 15/03 – Munich (DE) 16/03 – Leipzig (DE) 17/03 – Aschaffenburg (DE) 18/03 – Bochum (DE) Continue reading

Nephelium Cancels December Tour Dates

Dubai/Canadian act Nephelium has issued the following announcement about canceling upcoming December shows due to the band’s drummer sustaining a hand injury: “We are terribly sorry and regret to inform you that our December dates will have to be cancelled as out drummer Alan nearly ripped off his left pinky finger . Even though there is no break, the damage is pretty extensive and doctors said it will take at least a month to heal. Continue reading

Vise Massacre Streaming "Rising Tide" Song Online

Brooklyn-based hardcore noise metal trio Vise Massacre has put the final touches on the band’s official first full-length recorded assault, appropriately dubbed “Expendable Humans,” and is preparing to start off the supposed last year of mankind’s existence with a bang by self-releasing the album in early January. In celebration of the forthcoming onslaught, hometown independent music faction BrooklynVegan is streaming “Rising Tide” from Expendable Humans now Continue reading