Dead Original is a new hard rock trio from Chicago, that features in its ranks frontman Paul Wandtke who got his start in the music industry as a drummer for hire with Trivium, Kill Hannah, and even the hit musical Rock of Ages. Now leading his own group the band, which also includes Sean McCole on drums and Mike Petrasek (Bedlem) on bass, has a post-Grunge sound mixed with some proggier moods. Check out the official music video for “Let it Burn right now!
Gimme Metal has been killing it this year by not only bringing you round the clock metal music on their FREE app on two simultaneous channels, but they have helped out a lot of bands affected by the pandemic with feature episodes and specials hosted by the bands themselves. Every week they publish their new list of upcoming guests and theory top 40- metal charts based on their listenership. Guest DJ Specials coming soon include Rivers Of Nihil, Armored Saint, Trivium, Enslaved, and Ghost Cult! That’s right! Our own Chief Editor Keefy will host a two hour special on Thursday, November 5th at 11 AM EST with our own curated playlist of awesome metal tracks from across Death Metal, Stoner Doom, Prog, Thrash, Viking, Dark Folk, Black metal, and more! Sign up for FREE and tune in today! Continue reading
Trivium have announced “The Deepest Cuts II,” the second and final installment in the band’s series of free, single-cam livestream shows that broadcast from their rehearsal room in Orlando, Florida. The performance is scheduled for Saturday, October 24 at 3pm ET/12pm PT/8pm UK/9pm EU time and will stream on frontman/guitarist Matt Heafy’s ever-popular Twitch channel. The setlist for “The Deepest Cuts II” is below. Trivium are also allowing the fans to choose the order in which they want to hear the songs that comprise the set list. There will also be a special merch drop to accompany the show.
Sad news as word has come down that former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died. No cause of death has been revealed. Young played on their debut album Ember To Inferno and embarked on their first tours of the USA and Europe with them., The news came from Trivium founder Matt Hjeafy on Instagram as he posted a photo with the caption “We have just been given word on the passing of one of the early members of TRIVIUM, Brent Young. “Having had a couple wonderful years with Brent in the Florida local band scene, doing the Blue demo and ETI together, the very first European mini-tour and first USA tour together – I have nothing but amazing memories of a wonderful person. “Our hearts and condolences go out to all of Brent’s family and friends.” Young had launched a new band several years ago, Blacknova with former Trivium drummer, Travis Smith. We send our condolences out to Brent’s family and friends. Continue reading
“Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” livestream event will take place this Friday, July 24 At 5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT . Hosted by Jared James Nichols, the “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” will feature Slash, Sebastian Bach, members of Alice in Chains, Cage the Elephant, Anthrax, Trivium, Lamb of God, Refused, Airbourne, GWAR, Cherie Currie, Dave Amato, Orianthi, Sergio Vallin of Mana, Emily Wolfe, Brian Posehn, and many more. The special event will include AC/DC testimonials, appearances, tutorials, and performances. Tune-in on Friday, July 24 at 5:00PM ET to watch the free livestream, “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” across the Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitch channels of Consequence of Sound. To kick the event, enter to win AC/DC gear including the Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG “Red Devil” guitar in Cherry Red just like Angus Young’s of AC/DC, as well as, two Gibson SG Standard’s in Ebony.
Megadeth, Lamb of God have just rebooked their highly anticipated co-headlining tour that will cover two-legs in 2021. The North American shows will also feature Trivium and In Flames as direct support for the entire run. This will be Megadeth’s first headlining tour in North America since Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with cancer in 2019 and got a clean bill of health. New dates are listed below. Continue reading
Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine has revealed that the band is in the studio and recording up to 18 songs for their highly-anticipated new album, As part of their “The Metal Tour Of The Year” streaming event hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, Dave spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the band’s follow-up to 2016’s “Dystopia” album. He said (see video below, transcribed by Blabbermouth.net): “Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] and David Ellefson [bass] both just finished their parts. And this was probably one of the strongest records we’ve ever had as far as duration. The other records we’ve done have all done been different lengths, and our [record] contract that we have [to deliver] for one company, it’s eight songs, for another company, it’s 11 songs, so, realistically, all we need to do is do an 11-song album and we’re done, right? That’s not the way old Uncle Dave is, though.
Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium and In Flames for the Metal Stream of the Year, the namesake for their postponed hosted by Jose Mangin of SiriusXM TODAY, Friday June 12th, beginning at 2 pm PDT / 5pm EDT / 10pm BST / 11:30 CET at the link below.
Glasgow may not be considered a heavy metal hub, but the band Bleed From Within proves that Scotland can produce some pretty extreme musicians. Formed fifteen years ago, this young, charged-up group of guys sought to make a spectacle of aggression and severity. Their early works took on a very vengeful edge that was mainly categorized under the Deathcore genre. Now, these fresh-faced Scots present a more sophisticated take on the ‘Core’ genres while merging it with Modern Metal on their new fifth full-length album, Fracture (Century Media Records). Continue reading
In a statement made by the bands, the summer leg of the highly anticipated tour from Megadeth and Lamb of God, plus special guests Trivium and In Flames, is being rescheduled to 2021. Read the statement below concerning rescheduling and tickets.