US heavy metallers Slough Feg have some unpleasent news to share. The band has confirmed that their drummer Harry Cantwell will be leaving the band after the July 28th show at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco, CA. Harry has been part of Slough Feg for the last seven years and has contributed his share to the band's last four full-length releases.
As previously reported here, the Swedish heavy metallers Bullet are releasing a new album and are going to hit the road again in Europe. Today you can listen to the first single and title track of their upcoming new album Storm Of Blades. Also out today is the riff-ridden music video for the song. Check it out here!
Italian black metal band Stigmhate posted a message on their Facebook breaking the news about the death of their guitarist and vocalist Marco Gambicchia. The Italian metallers recently released the new album Zodacare Od Zodameranu and now face this tragedy. RIP.
Cult U.S. heavy metal act Titan Force has inked a deal with Skol Records. The band's first release for the label will be Force Of The Titan, a collection of 12 previously unreleased studio tracks recorded in the '80s: the complete demo from 1985 — recorded when the band was using the Titan name, featuring John Flores on vocals — and eight classic tracks from the first two band's albums in alternate and previously unreleased demo versions with Harry Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Riot) on vocals.
Unisonic have presented their new video. The track chosen was "Exceptional" and you can now watch it below. The power metallers are showcasing another song from the impending new album Light Of Dawn, which will be their second album. Is the new song exceptional? Tell us what you think about it.
"Angel Of Mercy", the new video from Black Label Society, can now be seen below. It was directed by longtime collaborator Justin Reich of the Antimatter Studio. "Angel Of Mercy" appears on the band's most recent output, Catacombs Of The Black Vatican, which was released earlier this year.
British singer Tony Mills (Shy, TNT) will have to undergo more cardiac surgery. Previously, he suffered a heart attack at Oslo Airport in August 2010 on the way to a gig with TNT. He has been working on his new solo album that will be called Over My Dead Body which is nearing completion.
American death metal veterans Nunslaughter have a new album out called Angelic Dread on double-CD and double-vinyl LP formats via Hells Headbangers Records. The full-length contains 31 tracks, half of which are new and half of which are re-recordings. You can now listen to it in its entirety at Bandcamp. Enjoy their new album!
Following the April premiere of Super Duper Alice Cooper at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the release of the documentary on DVD, Blu-Ray this month via Eagle Rock Entertainment, legendary Alice Cooper heads out on a lengthy North American tour. The tour marks the debut of new guitarist Nita Strauss. She takes the place of Orianthi Panagaris, who has toured with Alice Cooper for the past few years. Nita, who has made her name in bands including The Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale, and LA Kiss, joins the band's three guitar attack, which also features guitarists Ryan Roxie and Tommy Henriksen, plus longtime bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel.
Swedish metalheads Bullet will release their new album Storm Of Blades on the 5th of September and also hit the road again in Europe. This will be their fifth longplayer and the first featuring the band's new guitar player Alexander Lyrbo, who replaced Erik Almström in 2012.
Jonny Morelli, drummer and founding member of Italian pagan metallers Draugr was killed in a road accident in his hometown of Pescara last night. He was only 30 years old. The band announced they were calling it quits just last year. R.I.P.
Good news for W.A.S.P. fans. During a press conference on June 6th before the band's performance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden, mainman Blackie Lawless stated that they are "about three weeks away from finishing" their new studio album, titled Golgotha, which will be released next year. You can watch the whole video below, where Lawless talks about the new album and also many other subjects.
Victor Agnello, former Lääz Rockit drummer died from leukemia. Lääz Rockit's bassist Willy "Lange" Langenhuizen confirmed the news on his Facebook page. Victor Agnello, who'd been battling leukemia for more than a year, has died at just 50 years old.
Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the critically acclaimed Banger Films documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper on June 3rd, that is today, as DVD, Blu-ray and deluxe limited edition boxed set. You can now watch an extended trailer for Super Duper Alice Cooper which is available below.