Trivium Posts New Video “The Wretchedness Inside” Online

Floridian heavy metal outfit Trivium has posted a new music video online for the song, “The Wretchedness Inside.” You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s latest album, “The Sin And The Sentence,” which was released last year through Roadrunner Records, peaking at number 23 in the Billboard charts. The band are also about to kick off a North American tour, where they will be joined by Avatar and Light The Fire. The dates are as follows:

10/03 Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
10/04 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theater
10/05 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
10/06 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
10/08 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
10/09 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
10/11 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
10/12 Huntington, NY – The Paramount
10/13 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
10/14 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
10/16 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
10/17 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/19 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
10/20 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub
10/21 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
10/22 St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
10/23 Fargo, ND – Sanctuary
10/25 Edmonton, AB – The Ranch Roadhouse
10/26 Calgary, AB – The Palace Theater
10/28 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
10/29 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
10/30 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
10/31 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
11/02 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
11/03 Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre

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Mushroomhead Posts New DVD, “Volume III” Trailer

Masked metal veterans Mushroomhead has posted a new trailer online for their forthcoming new DVD, “Volume III.” You can check it out below. The DVD is scheduled to be released on August 17th through Megaforce Records and features over 90 minutes of new material including new music videos, backstage antics and exclusive never-seen-before content. It is also the band’s first release of any kind since the 2014 album, “The Righteous And The Butterfly,” which debuted at #20 on the Billboard 200, making it their most successful album to date.

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Judas Priest Frontman Rob Halford Appears In New In This Moment Video, “Black Wedding”

In This Moment has posted their new video, “Black Wedding,” online which features a guest appearance from Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, who also performed guest vocals on the song. You can check out the video below, as well as the previous trailer for the clip. The song comes from the group’s latest album, “Ritual,” which was released last July through Atlantic/Roadrunner Records and debuted at number 23 on the Billboard Album Charts.

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Harm’s Way lands on Billboard charts with new album, ‘Posthuman’

– February 21st, 2018 –

Harm’s Way recently released their new album, Posthuman, via Metal Blade Records; for their efforts, the band has now entered the Billboard charts! See below for all positions:

#10 Current Hard Music Albums
#10 Top New Artist Albums
#31 Top New Artist Albums Consumption
#38 Current Rock Albums
#89 Current Digital Albums
#120 Digital Albums
#123 Top Current Albums

To preview and purchase Posthuman, please visit: metalblade.com/harmsway


Having grown with each subsequent release, Posthuman is a devastating addition to Harm’s Way‘s catalog. “We’ve always stayed true to who we are and allowed the songwriting process to take shape organically from record to record, and as the band has progressed, our sound has become more refined with metal and industrial influences,” states drummer Chris Mills, while guitarist Bo Lueders succinctly sums up what people can expect when they first spin the record: “To a Harm’s Way fan, I would describe ‘Posthuman‘ as a blend of ‘Isolation‘(2011) and ‘Rust‘ (2015), but it’s sonically way more insane. To anyone else, I would simply say it’s full on heavy and full on aggression.”

Harm’s Way tour dates
w/ Ringworm, Vein, Queensway

Feb. 20 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
Feb. 21 – Worcester, MA – Middle East
Feb. 22 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
Feb. 23 – Richmond, VA – Canal Club
Feb. 24 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
Feb. 25 – Nashville, TN – The End
Feb. 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
Feb. 27 – Tampa, FL – Transitions
Mar. 1 – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
Mar. 2 – Dallas, TX – Dirty 30
Mar. 3 – Houston, TX – Houston Underground
Mar. 4 – San Antonio, TX – Jack’s
Mar. 6 – Mesa, AZ – Nile Theatre
Mar. 7 – Las Vegas, NV – American Legion Post 8
Mar. 8 – Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
Mar. 9 – Berkeley, CA – Gilman
Mar. 10 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
Mar. 11 – Los Angeles, CA – Hi Hat
Mar. 14 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
Mar. 15 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
Mar. 16 – Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown
Mar. 17 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar
Mar. 18 – Pontiac, MI – The Pike Room
Mar. 25 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean

Harm’s Way line-up:
Chris Mills – drums
Bo Lueders – guitar
James Pligge – vocals
Casey Soyk – bass
Nick Gauthier – guitar

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Act of Defiance to hit the road in support of “Old Scars, New Wounds”

– February 1st, 2018 –

Act of Defiance, the heavy metal group featuring the talents of Chris Broderick on guitar, Henry Derek on vocals, Shawn Drover on drums and Matt Bachand on bass, released their latest full-length album, Old Scars, New Wounds, via Metal Blade Records in September of 2017. Now, in 2018, the band are back on the road in support of their sophomore effort. Act of Defiance will be headlining shows throughout the US in March with support from Shattered Sun. The complete list of dates can be found below and on Bandsintown.com – follow Act of Defiance and never miss a show near you, again at bandsintown.com/actofdefiance

Act of Defiance is extremely excited to be touring in March for the release of our newest CD ‘Old Scars, New Wounds‘. We are very happy to have along with us our friends in Shattered Sun and are stoked to see what they bring to a live show as I know they will kill it!” – Chris Broderick

Act of Defiance tour dates
w/ Shattered Sun

Mar. 1 – San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
Mar. 2 – Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar (FREE SHOW!)
Mar. 3 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
Mar. 4 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Dive Bar
Mar. 6 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Green Room
Mar. 7 – El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse
Mar. 8 – San Antonio, TX @ Rock Box
Mar. 9 – Houston, TX @ BFE Rock Club
Mar. 10 – Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club
Mar. 11 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Ruins Live
Mar. 12 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
Mar. 13 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Mar. 14 – Westland, MI @ Token Lounge
Mar. 15 – Joliet, IL @ The Forge
Mar. 16 – Kent, OH @ The Outpost
Mar. 17 – Janesville, WI @ Back Bar
Mar. 18 – Omaha, NE @ The Drinkery
Mar. 20 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
Mar. 21 – Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater

Old Scars, New Wounds debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top New Artist Albums charts, as well as #58 on the Canadian Hard Music Charts upon its release. The album, which Team Rock calls “technical, extreme metal that’s as versatile as it is hard-hitting”, is available everywhere now. Browse formats and watch videos at metalblade.com/actofdefiance

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Meytal Working On Second Studio Album – Launch Kickstarter Campaign

L.A. based metal act Meytal, featuring YouTube celebrity Meytal Cohen on drums, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the group’s second studio album, tentatively due out coming summer. The band’s debut album, “Alchemy”, which was also funded on Kickstarter and released in summer 2015, was written by Cohen and Sahaj Ticotin, and peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

Meytal Cohen has created over 120 YouTube clips since 2011, amassed 200 milion views and won over an audience of 1.2 million subscribers, producing drumming videos.

States Cohen:

“Transitioning from playing my favorite songs to writing my own songs has been the most humbling experience of my life. It has made me appreciate the hell out of bands that have inspired me to become a drummer. It has been an amazing learning experience. At the end of it, I can truly say I didn’t take any shortcuts, I gave it my best, and that it came out pretty badass.”

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New Video Clip “Room Of Nightmares” Released By Black Label Society

Black Label Society has debuted the brand new music video for the first single from “Grimmest Hits” titled “Room Of Nightmares” which was directed by long time collaborator Justin Reich.

Black Label Society will release the tenth full length “Grimmest Hits” on January 19th via Entertainment One (eOne). The new effort will be the highly anticipated follow up to Billboard Top 5 charting titles “Catacombs of the Black Vatican” (2014) and “Order of the Black” (2010). In-between then and now, Zakk Wylde released “Book of Shadows II,” the long awaited follow up from his 1996 solo debut of the same name, which debuted at #18 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.

“Room Of Nightmares” is available on all digital service providers and streaming services today. The track is also an iTunes instant gratification track, meaning fans who pre order the album on iTunes now will receive “Room of Nightmares” as an instant download. The cover art and track listing can be seen below.

Wylde, now reunited with Ozzy Osbourne after an eight year break, has played a handful of dates with whom he refers to as “the boss,” with no signs of slowing down. The reunion kicked off over the summer with a highlighted performance at Chicago Open Air with high profile festivals like Louder Than Life and Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on deck to close out the year.

One part invading horde and all parts traveling carnival party, Black Label Society traverses the world powered by caffeine and cacophony. BLS engages and inspires audiences everywhere they go, on every radio dial they burn, inviting all comers to join in and participate in their brotherhood and sisterhood of hard rock and vigor.

Now ten studio albums deep, with solo records, Ozzy shows, and Zakk Sabbath tours all kicking ass simultaneously, Black Label Society rides ever forward, fist held high.

The track list for “Grimmest Hits” is:

1. Trampled Down Below
2. Seasons Of Falter
3. The Betrayal
4. All That Once Shined
5. The Only Words
6. Room Of Nightmares
7. A Love Unreal
8. Disbelief
9. The Day That Heaven Had Gone Away
10. Illusions Of Peace
11. Bury Your Sorrow
12. Nothing Left To Say

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Mastodon Premieres New Audio/Visual Clip For “Streambreather”

Mastodon premieres a new audio/visual clip for “Streambreather”, taken from the band’s latest album “Emperor Of Sand”, which debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it the outfit’s third Top 10 album.

The video, created by Aaron Hymes, can be seen below.

Explains drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor:

“‘Emperor of sand’ is like the grim reaper. Sand represents time. If you or anyone you know has ever received a terminal diagnosis, the first thought is about time. Invariably, you ask, ‘How much time is left?'”.

Adds bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders:

“We’re reflecting on mortality. To that end, the album ties into our entire discography. It’s 17 years in the making, but it’s also a direct reaction to the last two years. We tend to draw inspiration from very real things in our lives.”

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GOATWHORE Crushes Billboard Charts; Vengeful Ascension Serves As Band’s Highest Charting Album To Date

GOATWHORE Crushes Billboard Charts; Vengeful Ascension Serves As Band’s Highest Charting Album To Date   GOATWHORE‘s latest album, Vengeful Ascension, released on June 23rd via Metal Blade Records, toppled Billboard charts upon its first week of release earning the #4 spot on Billboard’s Heatseeker Albums chart, #6 on the Hard Rock Album Sales chart, #11 on the Independent Albums […]

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DragonForce enters Billboard charts for new album, ‘Reaching into Infinity’

– May 31st, 2017 –

International metal superstars DragonForce recently released their new album, Reaching Into Infinity, via Metal Blade Records in the USA; for their efforts, the band has now entered the Billboard charts! See below for all positions:

#5 Billboard Hard Music Albums
#12 Billboard Independent Albums
#16 Billboard Rock Albums
#48 Billboard Digital Albums
#58 Billboard Top 200 Current Albums
#70 Billboard Top 200

For their seventh studio album, DragonForce has opened up their sound like never before, capturing the fierce, forlorn and fun with both menace and melody. “I think we have proven that playing fast was something we were good at, so this time I wanted to bring even more diversity into our music,” Frederic Leclercq (bass) comments. “It’s great to challenge ourselves instead of staying in a comfort zone, and I really wanted to experiment with Marc’s vocals. I think people are going to be surprised at his brutality!” The first album to feature Gee Anzalone (drums), the Italian drummer has laid down an impressive performance to provide the perfect backbone to the DragonForce sound, which of course still boasts the band’s trademark insanely-fast solos, courtesy of guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman. Recording the bulk of the album at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden, with producer Jens Bogren, the band also laid down tracks while touring their Killer Elite “best of”-album, utilizing Lamerluser Studios, (London, UK), Dark Lane Studios (Witney, UK), as well as the band’s own Evil1 Studios in Charleville-Mezieres, France and Shredforce One Studios (CA, USA).

To preview and purchase Reaching Into Infinity, please visit: metalblade.com/dragonforce

DragonForce will give USA fans their first taste of new songs starting July 7th, when the band hits the road for a North American tour this summer with Once Human as support! See below for all dates.

DragonForce tour dates
w/ Once Human

July 7 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
July 8 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
July 9 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red
July 11 – San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
July 12 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey
July 14 – St Louis, MO – Fubar
July 15 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Open Air
July 17 – Detroit, MI – El Club
July 18 – Washington DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
July 20 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
July 21 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
July 22 – Bangor, ME – Rise Above Festival
July 23 – Montreal, QC – Corona
July 24 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
July 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (“Heaven”)
July 27 – Orlando, FL – The Beacham
July 28 – Tampa, FL – Orpheum
July 29 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
Sept. 9 – Mashantucket, CT – Revolution Rock Festival

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