Watch Metal Supergroup Hail Cover Motörhead, Black Sabbath and Metallica in Dubai

HAIL! the metal supergroup cover band project featuring ex-Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler, Exodus vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza, Vio-Lence/Ex-Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel and former Megadeth/Black Label Society bassist James LoMenzo, performed classic songs by Motörhead, Black Sabbath and Metallica on October 18 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Watch fan-filmed footage below. Continue reading

Judas Priest Releases Limited Edition Spiced Rum

Heavy Metal legends and Rock N Roll Hall of Fame nominees Judas Priest are releasing their very own Judas Priest Spiced Rum! The rum packs a punch with spicy notes of arrack, vanilla, burnt sugar and raisins. At 37.5% ABV, it’s a warming and smooth rum with layers of flavors to discover whilst also remaining easily drinkable. The Priest collaborated with Brands For Fans and together they have spent this year working on the product from flavor profiling to bottle design. Brands for Fans has previously created spirits for Motörhead, Scorpions, In Flames and Sweden Rock Festival. The product is at present only avaialble in Sweden. Continue reading

Cradle of Filth, Static-X, Kvelertak, Havok, While She Sleeps and More Added to Brutal Assault 2020

Brutal Assault has added twenty more bands for their 25th anniversary in 2020. Now joining the bill (in alphabetical order) are 1914, Arcturus, Author & Punisher, Beyond Creation, Cradle Of Filth, Draconis Infernum, Frontierer, Havok, Kvelertak, Mass Infection, Me And That Man, Necrophobic, Ottone Pesante, Pensées Nocturnes, Ring Of Saturn, Sigh, Static–X, Toxic Holocaust, Vader, and While She Sleeps. Brutal Assault 25 takes place August 5-8, 2020at the legendary Fortress Josefov and boasts 140+ bands on four days over five stages. Tickets and full band list below. Continue reading

Watch The New Video from The Last Martyr – “Like A Ghost”

Australian Metalcore masters The Last Martyr has shared the video to their powerful new single, ‘Like a Ghost’, which you can watch at the link below. The standalone single follows their Creatrix EP, which was released this past spring. Jam out to the track now! The band has a local show when they open up for Sydney’s Bare Bones alongside FANGZ live at Stay Gold December 7th. Continue reading

Original Misfits Officially Announce Philly Reunion Show

The Original Misfits have officially announced their next reunion show, 12.14.19 at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia.  direct support will come from Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front. Time will tell if this is the final show for the band or not. Tickets on sale Friday (10/25) at 10 am, but Fiend PRE-SALE starts tomorrow (Wed 10/23) at 10 am EST. 

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Karyn Crisis’ Gospel of The Witches Streams New Album “Covenant” in Full

Underground music legend Karyn Crisis (Crisis, Ephel Duath)  will drop her sophomore release by her Gospel of the Witches, Covenant,  this Friday, October 25th via Aural Music. Stream the album now before you can buy it at the links below. a Continue reading

Van Halen to Release “The Japanese Singles 1978-1984” Collection

Van Halen famously released 13 singles in Japan between 1978 and 1984. Like many bands of that era, their fame in Japan was huge and helped catapult the band to one of the biggest in the world. Those singles will now be collected in a new 7″ vinyl set from Rhino. Each replica single features the original sleeve artwork and comes housed in a cigarette-style box. Two versions of The Japanese Singles 1978-1984 will be available on November 1: a black vinyl version and a limited-edition version of 750 copies on red vinyl, which is available now to pre-order at Both versions have a suggested retail price of $129.98. Watch the teaser trailer for the collection below. Continue reading