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CROWBAR Rejoined By Bassist TODD 'SEXY T' STRANGE

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR have been rejoined by their founding bassist Todd "Sexy T" Strange. Strange makes his return to the group sixteen years after his initial departure from CROWBAR. CROWBAR posted an image of Strange on the band's official Facebook page, along with the caption: "Welcome back, my friend." The group announced ...

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CROWBAR Parts Ways With Bassist JEFF GOLDEN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR have parted ways with their bassist of less than three years, Jeff Golden. CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein explained: "Being in a band is like being in a relationship and things don't always work out. "We want to thank Jeff for his dedication and loyalty and we sincerely wish him ...

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OVERKILL Members Take Pride In Fact That They Manage Themselves

Mark Ashby of Uber Rock recently conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL in Belfast. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about OVERKILL's work ethic, Blitz said: "We're blue collar; there's no two ways about it. But you've gotta work to earn it. We're jersey ...

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CARCASS Hasn't Had Time To Regroup And Begin Work On New Music

Metal Life conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker of British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS in February. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for CARCASS's follow-up to 2013's "Surgical Steel" album, Walker said: "Well, I could bullshit you and tell you that we've already written ...

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OVERKILL To Tour Europe With CROWBAR, SHREDHEAD, DESECRATOR

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on a European headlining tour in November. Support on the trek will come from U.S. sludge metal kings CROWBAR, Israel-based metallers SHREDHEAD and Aussie thrashers DESECRATOR. Commented OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Let the killing begin — yes, yes, yes, here we go again. With a lead ...

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KIRK WINDSTEIN: New CROWBAR Album Will Be 'Every Bit As Angry' And 'Heavy' As Band's Early Records

Monkeygoose Magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein of New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Speaking about the progress of the recording sessions for CROWBAR's follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album, Kirk said: "This tour is kind of a… We literally — ...

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UNEARTH Frontman Launches LIFEBLOOD INC. Label Imprint

Entertainment One (eOne) has announced a partnership with metal label Lifeblood, Inc. to bring the Lifeblood Inc. imprint under eOne Music's umbrella. As part of this exclusive deal, all releases will be marketed and distributed by eOne Music on a worldwide basis. Lifeblood was formed by three industry veterans: Trevor Phipps (UNEARTH), producer Shane Frisby ...

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CROWBAR's New Album Will Have 'Old-School Feel,' Says KIRK WINDSTEIN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein told Revolver magazine about the songwriting process for the band's next CD: "I ...

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CROWBAR To Begin Recording New Album In February

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein recently told the "Thunder Underground" podcast that he hoped the band's next album ...

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Reunited NASTY SAVAGE To Record New Album

Florida metal legends NASTY SAVAGE have reunited and are planning to record a brand new studio album this summer. Tours will follow the new disc's release. NASTY SAVAGE 2016 is: Nasty Ronnie - Vocals Fred Dregischan - Bass David Austin - Guitar John Mahoney - Guitar Greg Gall - Drums Says Austin: "This is very ...

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CROWBAR Has Four Songs Written For Next Album

CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein was interviewed for a recent edition of the "Thunder Underground" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about CROWBAR's plans for the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album, Kirk said: "We've got four songs written that are really killer. We'll probably get at ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I'm Not Preaching To Anybody What They Should Be Or What They Should Not Be'

On September 30, Jimmy Cabbs recently conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Asked if he is worried that SOULFLY's new album, "Archangel", will be misunderstood because of its numerous biblical references, Cavalera said: "Being metal, ...

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SOULFLY: 360-Degree Footage From Making Of 'Archangel' Video

360-degree footage taken from the making of SOULFLY's "Archangel" music video can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's tenth studio album, which was released on August 14 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced and mixed by Matt Hyde (SLAYER, BEHEMOTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM), and features stunning cover ...

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SOULFLY Taps HAVOK Bassist For Upcoming Tour

SOULFLY has tapped Mike Leon (HAVOK) to play bass on the band's upcoming North American headlining tour, which is scheduled to kick off on September 30 in Los Angeles, California. Handling bass duties for SOULFLY during the band's recent shows was mainman Max Cavalera's son Igor, who also sings for the Phoenix, Arizona band LODY ...

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SOULFLY Announces U.S. Dates With CROWBAR

SOULFLY will embark on a U.S. tour with CROWBAR this November, following the Max Cavalera-fronted band's North American run with SOILWORK, DECAPITATED and SHATTERED SUN. Continuing with them on their campaign across the continent is SHATTERED SUN, along with the Phoenix, Arizona-based metal act INCITE. "If you sold your sold to metal and truly love ...

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VII: Sturm und Drang - LAMB OF GOD

A lot has happened in the LAMB OF GOD camp the past five years, the most intense events surrounding vocalist Randy Blythe. Consult the band's haunting "As the Palaces Burn" docufilm if you're not up to speed on Blythe's exoneration following his captivity in Prague following the death of a fan at a 2010 LAMB ...

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BATTLECROSS: New Song 'Spoiled' Available For Streaming

Michigan thrashers BATTLECROSS will release their new album, "Rise To Power", on August 21 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced by Jason Suecof and mixed/mastered by Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studios. Cover art was completed by Hungarian artist Péter Sallai (SABATON, SACRED STEEL). A brand new BATTLECROSS song, "Spoiled", can be streamed below. ...

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