Ghost Cult caught up with The Black Dahlia Murder frontman and international ambassador for metal Trevor Strnad for a new interview. The bands’ new album Verminous releases on April 17th, 2020 via Metal Blade Records, and Trevor is understandably stoked! We chatted with Trevor about how he is dealing with the coronavirus quarantine, the new album, how the band continues to expand the songwriting chops, how underrated Alan Cassidy is as a drummer, past TBDM drummers, how he strives to add new elements to his vocals and lyrics every album, their approach to pre-sales merch, Trevor’s love for Dungeons and Dragons and why they have themed roll playing merch, his work on The Obiuarist column for Metal Injection, feeling like he has a responsibility to support metal, Bandcamp, horror movies, Game of Thrones, and more. Pre-order Verminous here!
Evanescence has shared their brand new music video for their cover of Fleetwood Mac’s all-time classic song ‘The Chain’. Directed by frequent collaborator, P.R. Brown (My Chemical Romance, John Mayer, Green Day), the piece blends powerful, epic performance visuals with footage from the launch trailer for Xbox Game Studios’ Gears 5 from the massively popular Gears of War franchise. To emulate the aesthetic of Gears 5, a miniature set was constructed for the music video that parallels the dystopian environment of the game. Watch the clip here!
Alice In Chains have announced additional U.S. shows in support of their forthcoming new album. Release details for that effort have yet to be revealed, other than the single and video for the track ‘The One You Know’. All dates for AIC’s world tour below are re now on sale. Continue reading
One of the most quintessential bands to ever come out of New York City in 1990s, Life of Agony, roared back into the mainstream with their acclaimed album A Place Where There’s No More Pain (Napalm Records). After ending 2017 strong with several tours in Europe and an appearance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, LOA kicks off a ton of tour dates tonight in their hometown of Brooklyn, at Saint Vitus Bar. Both tonight’s show and tomorrow nights show are sold-out and will offer fans an intimate performance most never get to see. Following Brooklyn, the band will embark on a world tour culminating in a festival date,The Sound of Revolution Festival, in The Netherlands, next fall. All dates are on sale now.
BABYMETAL has announced their highly anticipated 2018 World Tour. Continue reading
Korn front man Jonathan Davis released the first single from his upcoming solo album last week, and now he’s announced the first tour dates in support of the new material. Continue reading
Up the irons! Following the massively successful global tour in support of The Book Of Souls, Iron Maiden will take to the road again in 2018 with a series of arena and festival shows in Europe. Continue reading
Nine months after Black Sabbath‘s final show, Ozzy Osbourne has announced a two-year “farewell world tour” of his own starting in 2018. Continue reading
Queens Of The Stone Age have announced the first 2018 installment of the “Villains” North American tour. Continue reading
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Machine Head already announced the North American leg of their 2018 “Catharsis” world tour, and today they’ve revealed the dates for Europe and the UK. Continue reading