Former Cattle Decapitation bassist/current Scour guitarist Derek Engemann has joined Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals. He replaces Walter Howard (Grieved, Oppressive Force, Vaginal Bear Trap) and will make his live debut with the Illegals on the band's upcoming Latin American tour, on which it will perform Illegals tracks and a selection of Pantera hits. "Derek... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki ----- New Orleans’ Cane Hill made major strides in 2018 with its second full-length album, “Too Far Gone” (read Live Metal’s review). The record, which I named the best release of the year, expanded the band’s sound, adding different textures and flavors while remaining true to its heavy, groove-laden roots. Almost... Continue Reading →
Columbus, Ohio, rock band Beartooth has released a new music video for "You Never Know." Available now via Red Bull Records, this track is a fan favorite from Beartooth's third studio album, "Disease." The song exposes the elusive state frontman Caleb Shomo found himself in while in the unshakeable throes of a panic attack. Watch the video... Continue Reading →
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom will release their tenth album, "Hexed," on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band is proud to announce their Hexed 2019 North American Tour. The trek will kick off in Quebec City on March 13 and conclude in New York City on April 19th.
At long last, here is my Best of 2018. My criteria is simple: These are the albums that I listened to the most during the past year, had the biggest impact and that I'm still listening to now!
The 2019 INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival will feature headliners Shinedown, Godsmack and Five Finger Death Punch. INKCARCERATION—taking place on July 12, 13 and 14 at the Ohio State Reformatory, aka Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, Ohio—will feature more than 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and, for the first time, the... Continue Reading →
A year after the release of “No Cross No Crown,” Corrosion of Conformity’s first album with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan in the fold since 2005’s “In the Arms of God,” the band is gearing up for a North American headline tour starting Jan. 19. Support on the run will come from Crowbar, Weedeater, The Obsessed and... Continue Reading →
Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the lineup for the SiriusXM Comedy & Spoken Word Tent at the first-ever Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, set for May 17 to 19 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to headliners including standup comedian and actor Andrew Dice Clay, spoken word artist and former Rollins Band/Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins and comic Pauly Shore, the lineup includes... Continue Reading →
Rocklahoma is set to take place on Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Now in its 13th year, the festival will feature performances by Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush, Seether, In This Moment, Steel Panther, Jackyl, Asking Alexandria and many more. Produced by AEG Presents, the three-day camping festival will... Continue Reading →