Vincent Paul Abbott 1964-2018

Legendary drummer Vinnie Paul, formerly of Pantera and Damageplan, and with Hellyeah since 2006, died Friday, June 22, 2018, at the age of 54. From the Pantera Facebook page: "Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No... Continue Reading →

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Nonpoint announces new album ‘X,’ releases two new songs

Nonpoint has released two songs—"Chaos and Earthquakes" and "Dodge Your Destiny"—from its upcoming album, "X" (pronounced "ten"), due out Aug. 24 via Spinefarm Records. Listen to the new tracks below. "X" is available for pre-order here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJQHauFqfjU "Ten—I can already tell is going to become a flagship record for us," said singer Elias Soriano. "Watching people's reactions when we... Continue Reading →

Wilson returns with ‘Tasty Nasty’ on Aug. 24

Three years since its previous full-length release, Wilson will return with a new album of original material. "Tasty Nasty" is scheduled for worldwide release on Aug. 24 via Red Music. Produced by the band alongside Scott “The Ninja” Stevens, "Tasty Nasty" is available for pre-order here: https://red.lnk.to/LikeABaller. The band comprising Chad Nicefield (vocals), Jason Spencer (lead guitars), Kyle Landry (rhythm guitars),... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: John Boecklin of Bad Wolves

Without question, the breakout metal band of the first half of 2018 is Bad Wolves, with their cover of the Cranberries’ classic “Zombie” rocketing into the mainstream. Despite outward appearances, the success has not come overnight. All the band members—vocalist Tommy Vext (Divine Heresy, Snot, Westfield Massacre), guitarists Doc Coyle (God Forbid) and Chris Cain... Continue Reading →

Tremonti storms charts with fourth album

Tremonti—the band comprising Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars/backing vocals and Garrett Whitlock on drums— has a lot to celebrate this week. The band’s latest studio album, "A Dying Machine," released worldwide via Napalm Records on June 8, has stormed the U.S. sales charts, giving the group its fourth top 10 on the Independent Current Album... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Diamante

With an anthemic, ‘80s-inspired sound and striking, blue-haired image, Diamante has stormed onto the national music scene in 2018. The 21-year-old Mexican-Italian-American’s debut album, “Coming in Hot” (read Live Metal’s review), was released on June 15 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music, following her duet with Bad Wolves on the song “Hear Me Now,” the... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Danny Case of From Ashes to New

From Ashes to New, originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, started making a name for itself with its debut album, “Day One” (2016), fusing elements of nu metal with more modern sensibilities. Wholesale lineup changes ensued, however, leaving front man/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry as the only original member. The revamped band—which also includes guitarist Lance Dowdle, on board... Continue Reading →

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