Epiphone Guitars and Adam Jones of Tool Team Up for The Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection


 

Epiphone is proud announce the long-awaited Adam Jones and Epiphone partnership has now arrived with the release of the Epiphone Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection. This unprecedented, limited-edition collection blends Adam’s love of fine art and music, resulting in seven, iconic Silverburst Les Paul Custom masterpieces which feature the artwork of five distinguished visual artists curated by Adam Jones of Tool.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lionheart – Welcome To The West Coast III


 

LHHC, baby.

 

Singer Rob Watson is one of the most adept frontmen in hardcore when it comes to being able to both hype up a crowd and tell grim, streetwise lyrical tales over bouncy grooves. Nothing has changed with their latest release, Welcome To The West Coast III (Arising Empire). While the series of ‘Welcome…’ releases started with an EP, it is now halfway to keeping pace with Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter albums. “Welcome” implies an introduction, but ironically the band no longer need one. Think of the title as more akin to an ongoing episodic documentary at this point.

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Slipknot Announces Their First Knotfest Italy with Architects, Amon Amarth, I Prevail, Lorna Shore, Nothing More and Destrage


Slipknot has announced the inaugural Italian edition of Knotfest. Joining the Iowa masked metallers on June 25, 2023 at Bologna Arena Parco Nord will be Architects, Amon Amarth, I Prevail, Lorna Shore, Nothing More and Destrage. General on-sale for Knotfest Italy begins at 10 a.m. CET on Wednesday, December 7. Tickets, information and VIP upgrades are available will be available via the link below.

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Ne Obliviscaris Announce New Album “Exul” – First Tour Dates Booked for 2023


Ne Obliviscaris has announced their new album, Exul, due for release on March 24th, 2023 via Season of Mist. They are proud to announce a new European tour, together with Persefone! The trek will kick off their ‘Exul’ EU/UK tour at the Tavastia venue in Helsinki (FI) on May 5 and sees the band traveling throughout 15 countries in the weeks to follow! A full list of confirmed dates and support acts can be found below.

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Spiritbox Announces a Headline Tour of The UK and Ireland


Spiritbox has followed up their announcement of their first US headline tour, the band has booked a headline tour of the UK and Ireland for 2023 as well. The band continues to tour behind their acclaimed debut full-length Eternal Blue, as well as their 2022 EP Rotoscope, both released via Rise Records/Pale Chord. Tickets are expected to sell extremely quickly and go on general sale at 10am GMT, Friday 9th December. Look out for earlier pre-sales from O2 (from 10am Wed 7th Dec) and Live Nation/venues (from 10am Thu 8th Dec). Special guests are to be confirmed.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Soen – Oceans of Slumber Live at Lincoln Hall


 

Chicago is renowned for being home to some of the country’s most acclaimed concert venues. Lincoln Hall resides just north of downtown and has been voted as one of the best spots for live music in the city by sites like Yelp and Foursquare. The owners of Schubas Tavern opened their second location in 2009 in a hundred-year-old building and have been hosting transcendent live appearances since. Soen picked well to make this their Midwest stop on their one-month-long North American tour.

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INTERVIEW: Nick Ghanbarian of Bayside Discusses “The Red” EP, Covers, and More New Music Coming Soon


 

Nick Ghanbarian of Bayside caught up with us, discussing the new ep The Red – out now on Hopeless Records! Nick discussed the new EP, the history of the band, their penchant for covers and collabs, new music they are in the studio making right now, and much more!

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Jesus Piece Shares a New Single and Video, Signs A New Deal with Century Media Records


 

Hardcore Metal band Jesus Piece has signed to Century Media Records, for a new worldwide deal They also dropped the first new music since their full-length debut,, Only Self (2018). Listen to “An Offering to the Night” on all DSPs, shared a new music video and a clothing drop with the brand NOAH.

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