New Amorphis Album "The Beginning Of Times" Lands At #1 In Finland

Amorphis has issued the following announcement about the band’s new album “The Beginning of Times” hitting #1 in the band’s native Finland: “Number 1 in Finland! The Beginning Of Times has entered the Finnish album charts at #1! “In other news, Amorphis have been confirmed for the 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise next January. Tickets are on sale now.” You can also check out the recently posted teaser trailer for “The Beginning of Times” by heading over to this location . Continue reading

Foo Fighters Premiere “Walk ” Video

The Foo Fighters have premiered the video for “Walk” on MTV, check it out below. The band’s ‘ Back and Forth ‘ documentary will be released to iTunes on June 7th and on DVD June 14th. A blu-ray edition will be available exclusively at Best Buy Continue reading

Forbidden Announces Australian Tour Dates

American thrash metal veterans Forbidden has announced that they will be performing a select number of shows this Summer, in support of their latest studio album, “Omega Wave.” This will be the group’s first headlning tour of the country. The tour dates are as follows: July 30 – The Prague – Melbourne, Australia July 31 – The Rosemount Hotel – Perth, Australia August 3 – Enigma Bar – Adelaide, Australia August 4 – Jubilee Hotel – Brisbane, Australia August 5 – The Bald Faced Stagg – Sydney, Australia August 6 – The Corner Hotel – Melbourne – High Voltage Festival Continue reading

Macbeth Announces Return Of Former Vocalist Olli

After announcing the recruitment of new vocalist Tobias Stein last month, Germany’s Macbeth has now issued the following update about former vocalist Olli Hippauf returning to the fold: “Olli returns to Macbeth: Let’s make it short! We have it all together again with Olli and cleared all the confusion out of the way. Ultimately this connects us more than divides us. Probably we should have time off to take a break Continue reading

Hydrogyn Working On New Release And Lining Up Tour Dates

Hydrogyn has checked in with the following announcement about returning from hiatus to work on a new release and line up new tour dates: “Hello Hydrogyn fans. We are very happy to be back up and running again. For those of you that did not know Julie had been very ill since mid October of 2010 and the band because of that the band has only been able to do one show in support of the Billboard charting Judgement Continue reading

Voivod Performs New Song, "Kaleidos," At Maryland Deathfest 2011

Voivod was the outdoor headliner at the Maryland Deathfest on Saturday, May 28, 2011. As part of their set, they played a new, yet-released song entitled “Kaleidos” – the same one that they premiered at the Roadburn Festival on April 15th Continue reading

Guns N Roses Guitarist Involved In Car Accident

Guns N Roses guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal was involved in a four car accident which resulted in his car being written off and Thal suffering from signifficant aches and pains. In a posting on Facebook Thal stated: “24 hrs dealing with car rental, insurance and collision folks, lease & bank, police, as the injuries begin to reveal themselves……. Continue reading