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Sky Burial - INTER ARMA

INTER ARMA's sophomore release, 2013's "Sky Burial", is bound to set tongues wagging and probably collect several "top ten album" accolades by year's end, but it won't face an easy path getting there. That's because the only thing that remains remotely predictable or consistent throughout the LP is a certain bleakness of mood - even ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Celebrates 61st Birthday On Stage In Paris (Video)

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain celebrated his 61st birthday during the band's concert last night (Wednesday, June 5) at Bercy in Paris, France. Fan-filmed video footage of MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson's lengthy French-language introduction, along with a crowd sing-along of "Happy Birthday" to McBrain, can be seen below. BocaNewsNow.com reported in late April that Nicko ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer's Son Arrested In Florida

According to BocaNewsNow.com, Justin McBrain, the 20-year-old son of IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, was arrested early this morning for allegedly burglarizing an occupied dwelling and 2nd degree petit theft. He is being held on $25,000 bond in the Palm Beach County Jail. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson tells BocaNewsNow.com that ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: What I Would Like To Say To EDDIE VAN HALEN

On March 8, legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT) was interviewed by the "publishing queen of rock and roll" Sally Steele, Vegas Rocks! Magazine's founder/CEO, at the Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Studio inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can watch the chat below. Asked what he would ...

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INTER ARMA To Release 'Sky Burial' In March

Virginia's crushing quintet INTER ARMA will release its second album, "Sky Burial", on March 19 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. INTER ARMA merges elements of doom, psychedelic sludge, grind, black metal and more through massive, mighty riffs to create a sound wholly their own. Following several solid demos, splits and an LP via ...

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SEVENDUST Guitarist To Guest On HALF PAST MY SIN Album

SEVENDUST's Clint Lowery will be the featured co-songwriter on four songs on the forthcoming sophomore album from the Massachusetts-based band HALF PAST MY SIN. In addition, HALF PAST MY SIN has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the cost of finishing the record and touring. Entitled "4:44", HALF PAST MY SIN's new CD will ...

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SOILWORK: New Song Available For Streaming

"Spectrum Of Eternity", a brand new song from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track, which was premiered earlier tonight (Monday, December 17) on the on the Stockholm, Sweden-based radio station Bandit Rock, comes off the band's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", which will ...

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SOILWORK: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release by Swedish melodic metal maestros SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the ...

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SOILWORK To Enter Studio This Week

Swedish melodic metal maestros SOILWORK will enter the studio on August 23 to begin recording the follow-up to their 2010 release "The Panic Broadcast". In the producer seat this time will be none other than Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH). The new album, entitled "The Living Infinite", will also mark the recording debut of ...

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CRO-MAGS Beef Turns Violent At CBGB FESTIVAL

According to the Daily News, the CBGB Festival at Webster Hall in New York City was canceled Friday night after a former member of the legendary hardcore band CRO-MAGS assaulted two people, including at least one current member of the group. William Berario, 45, was slashed above the eye and bitten on his ...

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SOILWORK Drummer DIRK VERBEUREN: Footage From French Clinic Tour Posted Online

A six-minute video clip featuring live and behind-the-scenes footage from acclaimed extreme metal drummer Dirk Verbeuren's (SOILWORK, SCARVE, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT) Tama/Meinl February 2012 drum clinic tour of France can be seen below. During this, his third European tour as a solo drummer, Verbeuren presented Tama's Silverstar and SLP drums as well as Meinl's Classic ...

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THE DREAMING Performs Acoustically On Missouri's REAL ROCK 99.3 (Video)

Los Angeles-based band THE DREAMING, which features former members of STABBING WESTWARD, MURDERDOLLS and LIVING DEAD LIGHTS, stopped by the Real Rock 99.3 studio in Cape Girardeau, Missouri before their March 15 show at Pitter's Cafe & Lounge. Christopher Hall, THE DREAMING founder and the voice behind platinum rock outfit STABBING WESTWARD, along with drummer ...

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CHARLES MANSON's 'Son' To Release NEW RISING SON Album

California-based act NEW RISING SON has inked a deal with the French label Deadlight Entertainment. The group's new album, "Honey", will be released in January. A song from the CD, "Rain", is available for streaming in the YouTube clip below. NEW RISING SON is the band of Matthew Roberts, who claims to be son of ...

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THE DREAMING: 'Every Trace' Video Released

Los Angeles-based band THE DREAMING, which features former members of STABBING WESTWARD, MURDERDOLLS and LIVING DEAD LIGHTS, has inked a deal with Epochal Artists Records. The group's new album, "Puppet", will be released on November 1. A video for the first single, "Every Trace", can be viewed below.. Formed in 2005 by frontman Christopher Hall, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer To Play On HALF PAST MY SIN album

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will play on the forthcoming sophomore album from the Massachusetts-based band HALF PAST MY SIN. According to a press release, the CD, entitled "4:44", "will redefine [HALF PAST MY SIN's] sound and direction in modern hard rock music. With strong melodic presences and driving beats, HALF PAST MY SIN will ...

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THE DREAMING Signs With EPOCHAL ARTISTS RECORDS

Los Angeles-based band THE DREAMING, which features former members of STABBING WESTWARD, MURDERDOLLS and LIVING DEAD LIGHTS, has inked a deal with Epochal Artists Records. The group's new album, "Puppet", will be released on November 1. A single, "Every Trace", is impacting radio now and already lighting up phone lines on stations like KUPD in ...

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