Watch Highlights From The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Second Farewell Show

The Dillinger Escape Plan performed the second of their three farewell shows yesterday in New York City, and just like on Wednesday night, they had several surprises in store for the sold out audience at Terminal 5. Continue reading

Phil Campbell And Mikkey Dee Pay Tribute To Lemmy Kilmister

December 28th, 2015 is a date that no fan of heavy music will ever forget. It is the day we lost Lemmy Kilmister. The Motorhead icon passed away after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer, and left a giant hole in the music world that no one will ever fill. He was a man who truly lived his life by his own rules, and kicked ass on and off the stage until he couldn’t kick ass anymore. So therefore today is not a day to be sad, but a day to raise a glass and pay tribute to the legend we lost two years ago, and that’s exactly what his former band mates have made clear online. Continue reading

System Of A Down Miss 2017 Album Release, Serj Tankian Discusses Future New Music

In 2016 System of a Down headlined the Hollywood Bowl and toured Europe, performing at many festivals. Several members of the band talked openly about a new SOAD album, that was being prepared for release in 2017. Sadly, the year has come and gone and no new album. In a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone, vocalist Serj Tankian sheds light on what the hold up is. Continue reading

Watch Myrkur Perform “Mareridt” Material Live In Europe

Myrkur released Mareridt back in September via Relapse Records, and as Steve said in his 9/10 review, “While it may be a shame if the blackened perfection of ‘Måneblôt’ is a style Bruun moves further away from, the crown as the leading proponent of darkened post-pop is, with Mareridt, already most rightfully hers.

Myrkur just wrapped up their European tour in support of the new record, and they debuted a ton of new stuff live for the first time. Continue reading

Metal Hammer’s 100 Best Albums Of 2017

Earlier this week we revealed that Ghost Cult’s Album of the Year was Emperor Of Sand by Mastodon, and we weren’t alone in thinking so highly of the record. In their latest issue, the good people at Metal Hammer revealed their 100 Best Albums Of 2017, and the latest release from Mastodon topped their list as well. Continue reading

Katatonia To Go On Hiatus And “Re-evaluate What The Future Holds”

Earlier this month Katatonia canceled their upcoming dates in Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania due to a “sudden personal medical situation” affecting guitarist Roger Öjersson. Those dates were rescheduled for next year, and now they’ve revealed that they will be the final dates of The Fall Of Hearts tour. The band has also announced that after those dates, they will be going on a short hiatus. Continue reading