Scour to make rare live appearances, confirmed for Maryland Deathfest 2019

Scour—the extreme metal supergroup featuring Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Derek Engemann (ex-Cattle Decapitation), Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index) and Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Misery Index)—will play two long-anticipated live shows this week. The first will take place Thursday, July 5, at Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, Maryland, with support from... Continue Reading →


Silent Civilian launches GoFundMe campaign for third album

Silent Civilian, the band led by former Spineshank vocalist Jonny Santos, has started a GoFundMe campaign in support of its upcoming third album. The band posted the following message on its GoFundMe page: "We’ve made a promise and we are sticking to it. Silent Civilian is back! We are raising funds to help support the... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Chris Brooks of Like a Storm

Three years after the release of its second full-length album “Awaken the Fire”—which spawned the hit singles “Love the Way You Hate Me,” “Wish You Hell” and “Become the Enemy”—Like a Storm has returned with record number three, “Catacombs” (released June 22, 2018, via Red Music). The band originally from Auckland, New Zealand—featuring brothers Chris,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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. "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: 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 →

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