70000tons Of Metal Cruise Public Sales for 2023 Kick-Off Next Week


 

Public Sales for the eleventh voyage of 70000tons Of Metal, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, will start Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12PM EST (9AM PST, 18:00 CET and respectively 17:00 GMT). Round 11 will sail from Miami, Florida to Bimini, Bahamas and back from January 30 – February 3, 2023 on board the Freedom of the Seas. Continue reading


EP REVIEW: Bloodletter – Malignancy


 

A re-recording of their independently released 2014 EP, Illinois-based thrashers Bloodletter unleash Malignancy (Wise Blood Records) once again, but this time with a leaner production, sharper guitars, and tighter, more improved performances.Continue reading


Warbringer Announces 2022 West Coast Tour Dates with Heathen and Misfire


Modern Thrash Metal band Warbringer are thrilled to announce a string of headlining shows on the West Coast this September! Having recently wrapped up a spring US tour supporting the legendary Max & Iggor Cavalera, Warbringer will kick off the 18-date headline trek on September 13th in Fresno, CA, and concluding in West Hollywood, CA at the iconic Whisky-A-Go-Go on October 1st. Joining the band on these dates are old-school melodic thrashers Heathen and pummeling Chicago trio Misfire.

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EP REVIEW: Plague Years – All Will Suffer


Formed in 2016, Detroit death-thrashers Plague Years follow up 2020’s highly impressive full length debut album Circle of Darkness with rampaging four tracker All Will Suffer (MNRK Heavy).Continue reading


Music Industry Big Wig John Finberg Accused of Sexual Harassment and Bullying


First Row Talent boss John Finberg is the gatekeeper of some of the biggest touring bands in the Rock and Metal World concert touring the world: Nightwish, Epica, Amorphis, Warbringer, Suffocation, Immolation, Sonata Arctica, Overkill, and The Agonist, are among his current and past clients. To say he is enormously powerful and influential is an understatement. In an expose from Metalsucks.net today with many people alleging sexual harassment, bullying, racism, misogyny, and threats of violence from Finberg for many years. The article has case of after case of people and bands with run-ins with him, and all of it sounds appalling. Many former victims, bands, and music journalists took to social media to rant about him and comment on the story. Finberg has made no comment at press time, and it is unclear if Metalsucks attempted to reach him for comment before running the story. Typically in the case of sex assault allegations, you change the names of the victims for protection, which they did, and often don’t get a comment first from the accused so they don’t further endanger their victims with more threats. You can read the story at the link on their site. TW for sexual harassment and threats of violence.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: April 28th New Music Releases


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Warbringer Drops New Single – New Album Incoming


Neo-Thrash leaders Warbringer will see their new album, Weapons of Tomorrow, releasing out April 24, 2020.via Napalm Records. The album is the highly anticipated full-length follow up to 2017’s acclaimed Woe To The Vanquished and has already seen a share of new singles. Weapons of Tomorrow was recorded with acclaimed producer Mike Plotnikoff – producer on Woe To The Vanquished and for artists such as In Flames and Fear Factory – and mixed by Zack Ohren, who is credited for the mix on sophomore album, Waking Into Nightmares, as well as his work with artists like Machine Head and Immolation. The album artwork was created by Andreas Marschall (Sodom, Blind Guardian, Kreator). Jam out to their latest single and video for ‘Glorious End’ right now!Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: February 28th New Music Releases


 

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Warbringer Shares New Single and Lyric Video “Firepower Kills”, On Tour Now


California thrash metal machine Warbringer has released a new single, ‘Firepower Kills’! The song can be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital platforms. A lyric video – created by Hannah Left Wright of Shadowborn Group. The band is three weeks into their ongoing 54-shows-in-54-days co-headlining tour with Enforcer! Watch the lyric video here!Continue reading


Machine Head to Release New Single “Do Or Die” Next Month, New US Tour Dates Incoming


Machine Head has spent the summer gearing up for the “Burn My Eyes 25” World Tour, featuring two line-ups of the band performing in one night. A new MH track ‘Do Or Die’, will be released next month along with the announcement of the U.S leg of the band’s Burn My Eyes tour. Ghost Cult broke the news this spring that the band was at Shark Bite Studios cutting tracks for a future release. As reported by Blabbermouth.net, during an August 23 Facebook Live session, frontman Robb Flynn revealed that “Do Or Die” “has been done forever. I’ve been waiting to fucking drop it with these fucking dates,” he said. “It’s taking for-goddamn-ever. So, now that we finally got the dates, we’re gonna be dropping some new shit for you.” As of now, we don’t have an exact date. An announcement of US dates and on-sale tickets will likely be followed by the announcement of new members of the new touring lineup and possible the upcoming regular recording lineup, since the bad held auditions for new drummers and lead guitarists before that recording session. Continue reading