Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd set for new Exit 111 Festival

Exit 111 Festival will debut with a line-up that celebrates all forms of rock—from hard to classic, alternative to Southern—when it debuts Oct. 11 to 13 at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee. The inaugural three-day event hosted by Eddie Trunk will be led by headlining slots from Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard and... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Mark Morton

Guitarist Mark Morton has achieved worldwide success with Lamb of God, one of the leading metal bands of the past 20 years. But it turns out there’s a lot more to him as a musician and songwriter—a side that often leans more toward rock than metal. So he took years of song ideas that would... Continue Reading →

Live Nation announces Ticket to Rock packages

Live Nation has unveiled details for the 2019 Ticket to Rock package—one ticket that gets fans in to some of the hottest rock shows all summer long. Artists included in this year’s package are Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin, Behemoth, Chevelle, Gojira, Korn, Slipknot, Underoath and Volbeat. Full lineups and dates for the participating tours will be announced soon.... Continue Reading →

Best of Metal Social Media: Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Each week, we’ll highlight the Top 5 social media posts from the hundreds of bands, websites and artists we follow!
This week, let's roundup some of the best of ugly Christmas sweaters from our favorite artists.

Slayer announces new North American tour dates with Lamb of God, Amon Amarth, Cannibal Corpse

With Leg Three: Europe of Slayer's Final World Tour having wrapped up this past Saturday dates in Australia Japan the South Pacific and the final European dates announced in the past weeks today Slayer announces Leg Five: North America of its Final World Tour.

Slayer’s ‘final’ world tour will extend into 2019

"We always knew this tour would take us into 2019," said Slayer's Kerry King, "and we've been blown away by the response we've been getting here in North America. We've heard about fans who have driven five, six hours, or flown in from other cities or countries to see us, so we want to assure... Continue Reading →

Burn the Priest celebrates 20th anniversary with new covers album

Lamb of God may be one of the biggest bands in modern metal, but they will never forget where they came from. Mark Morton (guitar), John Campbell (bass) and Chris Adler (drums) formed the first incarnation of the band, Burn the Priest, in winter 1994 after meeting four years earlier as students at Virginia Commonwealth University.... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Mike Dean of Corrosion of Conformity

Three years after reuniting with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan, Corrosion of Conformity is back with “No Cross No Crown,” its first record as quartet since 2005’s “In the Arms of God” and 10th album overall. Released via Nuclear Blast, the new record debuted at number 67 in the United States on the Billboard Top 200, number... Continue Reading →

Slayer ‘farewell’ North American tour dates with Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth & Testament

Yesterday (1/22), thrash metal legends, Slayer announced its upcoming 2018 farewell World Tour, and now today, the first leg of tour dates have been announced in North America. Support comes in the way of a massive lineup, consisting of Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. See the dates below: https://youtu.be/uUCdUCxTjyI After making some of... Continue Reading →

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