Inferno Metal Festival has booked its final five bands for the 20th anniversary in 2020, and they are all legends. Triumph of Death (Hellhammer/Celtic Frost band led by Tom G. Warrior), Amorphis, Asphyx, Oranssi Pazuzu, and The Great Old Ones will perform at the fest in Oslo, Norway next spring, on 9-12 of April. The full lineup and details can be found below. Continue reading
Power Trip has dropped their big news they have been teasing! Their Evil Beast fest is back for round 2 with estival, Evil Beat returns to South Side Ballroom. 2020’s lineup includes: Carcass, Vio-lence, Razor, Deafheaven, Sheer Mag, Drab Majesty, Prurient, Warthog, Torche, Wiccans, Red Death, True Widow, Special Interest, Mil Spec, Dress Code and Power Trip. There will also be a kick-off show Friday, January 10 — more details to come. Tickets will be available tomorrow, October 10 at 10AM CST. Pre-sale details below! The new PT single ‘Hornet’s Nest’ also sees its release across all digital and streaming platforms. Originally debuted in June of 2018 as part of Adult Swim’s Single Series, the song has been a staple in the band’s live set, a fixture on satellite radio and a fan favorite ever since. As an added bonus, any person attending any of the shows on the band’s fall 2019 co-headlining tour with High on Fire will have the opportunity to pick up an exclusive 7″ tour flexi of the song at the merch table. The tour kicks off in Austin, TX at Levitation Fest 2019 on November 7th. Power Trip has also confirmed an EU/UK Spring run with Lamb of God and Kreator. See below for a full list of dates. Continue reading
Lamb of God and Kreator will tour Europe together next year in spring of 2020 in the “State of Unrest” tour. Direct support on every show will come from Power Trip! Continue reading
The Death, Thrash Metal act, Sinners Bleed caused a stir in the scene when they started out in the late nineties. Hailing from Berlin, this group of guys conjured a unique combination of speed and melody. Though they perked a lot of ears, life happened and the band had to take a step back from their fiery work. After a lengthy hiatus, they are now back and ready to release their second full-length album, Absolution (War Anthem Records). Even after being away for a while, Sinners Bleed has not missed a beat in their noteworthy, aggressive sound. Continue reading
We have covered the political and social media exploits of Danica Roem, one of our favorite people in public office for some time. She is back again paying tribute to metal, giving props to the year in metal releases in 1986 with a series of fire Tweets where she shouted out Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Kreator, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, Candlemass, and others for awesome releases that year. Roem has used her Twitter account to host metal trivia, engage with fans and rep her love of many subgenres of music as hard as she reps her constituents. Before politics and the military, Roem performed in a melodic death metal band in the Virginia area. Hail Danica!
As previously reported, Volbeat is releasing a deluxe live album and concert DVD/Blu-Ray will release Let’s Boogie! Live From Telia Parken on December 14 via Republic Records. They have now shared a brand new song, the heavily old-school Metallica influenced ‘The Everlasting’, which you can see the video for now. Continue reading
After cleaning house in the spring and rejuvenating his band with an entirely new line-up, Sodom mainman Thomas “Angelripper” Such is clearly excited about how things are going, releasing this three track EP while the band are still hard at work on their sixteenth studio album. Continue reading