Enslaved Shoots New Video in Iceland, New Album Recording Underway

Enslaved continues to make progress on their new album, due later in 2020 via Nuclear Blast. The has now teased new pictures from a breath-taking video shoot that frontman Grutle Kjellson undertook this January, around the south coast of Iceland and Reykjanes. For the new clip, Grutle spent five days in Iceland – together with video producer Gaui H from Gaui H Pic, his production assistant Marita Joensen and the actors Striga and Kolbeinn. Continue reading

Slipknot, Slayer, Ghost and Motörhead, ZZ Top, and Weezer “Pop! Rocks” Figures Coming Soon from Funko

Funko, the popular vinyl collectible toy company known for its highly collectible Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures spent the day Monday (January 21st) revealing new products all day today at London Toy Fair, including several new artist collaborations. Among the bands that Funko has partnered with are Slipknot, Slayer, Ghost And Motörhead, ZZ Top, and Weezer. Also revealed at the ToyFair were Pops for Eazy-E, Shania Twain, Willie Nelson, Lil Wayne, Salt N Pepa, and James Brown. Check out product mockups of the new collaborations below. Ghost Cult broke the news last year that Funko was planning at Papa Emeritus Pop. These new Pops are avaialble for pre-order now! Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks figures in the past include Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, and Rob Zombie. Continue reading

Rammstein Shares More Info About Their Incoming North American Tour

Rammstein has revealed more details of their 2020 North American tour. After sharing a graphic of the continent with various states and provinces highlighted, and graphics indicating cities has now posted a gif featuring glimpses of all ten expected cities of the tour, each with a corresponding graphic of a stadium or arena. The full tour announcement from the group is expected in the next day or two, with tickets going on sale at the end of the week. Rammstein’s new album, a self-titled release came out last May via UME/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the U.S. Continue reading

Watch Megadeth Perform at Their First Show Since Dave Mustaine Beat Cancer

Megadeth kicked off their new tour last night in Helsinki, Finland opening for Five Finger Death Punch, with support from Bad Wolves. It was the bands’ first show back since Dave Mustaine defeated throat cancer. Watch fan-filmed footage of the set that included many hits and a few deep cuts. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Bodies on Everest / Lump Hammer -Whelmed

If ever two bands were put together in order to aurally depict the turgid, depressing slog that is Life In Northern England Under An Elitist Bunch Of Fascists, it’s Liverpool’s Bodies on Everest and their Newcastle-based touring chums Lump Hammer. As joint release Whelmed (Inverted Grim-Mill Recordings) is a “split”, one would expect around half-an-hour of bile and Sludgy hostility: but as if to ram home the belief that There Is No Hope, this thing grinds along morbidly, relentlessly, for a full hour and forty minutes. Continue reading