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DAVE MUSTAINE Says New MEGADETH Disc Has 'Excitement' Of 'Peace Sells' Album

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that the band's upcoming fifteenth album, "Dystopia", has the "excitement" that was present during the recording sessions for MEGADETH's classic sophomore LP, "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?" "Dystopia" will be released on January 22, 2016. The follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" marks the recording debut of MEGADETH's new lineup, which ...

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MEGADETH: Video Footage Of Brisbane Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's October 21 performance in Brisbane, Australia can be seen below. After the Brisbane concert, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine uploaded a video message to his Periscope account in which he claimed he "fired" his guitar tech, whom he called as a "total waste of skin and life." Mustaine went on to ...

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Video: New MEGADETH Lineup Performs In Sydney, Australia

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's October 18 performance in Sydney, Australia can be seen below. The concert marked MEGADETH's third show with its new lineup, featuring LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler, and Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro, best known for his work with ANGRA. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Hangar 18 02. Kingmaker ...

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What Should Not Be Unearthed - NILE

After taking a few lumps from the metal public on 2012's "At the Gate of Sethu", Karl Sanders, all that's left of the original NILE lineup that stunned the metal underground with their Egyptian-themed death grind classic "Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka", along with Dallas Toler-Wade, and George Kollias welcome new bassist Brad Parris for ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON, MIKE PORTNOY, ALEX SKOLNICK To Discuss METAL ALLEGIANCE At 'BackStory' Event In NYC

"BackStory", a series of curated live, feature-length interviews with iconic artists and musicians, announces metal heavyweights David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Mark Menghi of METAL ALLEGIANCE as upcoming guests for an exclusive live interview focusing on the band's self-titled debut album, and much more. The interview ...

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NILE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Evil To Cast Out Evil'

The official lyric video for the song "Evil To Cast Out Evil" from the reigning kings of technical, historically themed brutality NILE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "What Should Not Be Unearthed", which will be released on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. Produced by NILE and mixed ...

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NILE Announces 2016 U.S. Tour

The reigning kings of technical, historically themed brutality NILE have announced a momentous 31-date trek across North America in 2016. The tour launches in Tampa, Florida on January 8, hits New York, West Hollywood, Pittsburgh, and wraps up at a very special hometown show in Greensville, South Carolina on February 12. NILE mastermind Karl Sanders ...

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NILE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Call To Destruction'

The official lyric video for the song "Call To Destruction" from the reigning kings of technical, historically-themed brutality NILE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "What Should Not Be Unearthed", which will be released on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. Produced by NILE and mixed by Neil Kernon, ...

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It's Official: Drummer TIM YEUNG Exits MORBID ANGEL

Tim Yeung has officially left MORBID ANGEL, five years after he joined the band as the replacement for the group's longtime drummer, Pedro "Pete" Sandoval. Said Tim in a statement: "I've been waiting to break the news for a while about this. Now seems like the proper time to do so. "As some of you ...

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NILE To Release 'What Should Not Be Unearthed' Album In August

The reigning kings of technical, historically-themed brutality NILE are currently in the studio wrapping up the mix of their upcoming album, "What Should Not Be Unearthed". Produced by NILE and mixed by Neil Kernon, the CD will be released on August 28 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was handled this time by Michal "Xaay" Loranc ...

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KRISIUN Begins Recording New Album With Producer ERIK RUTAN

Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN have entered Mana Recording in Saint Petersburg, Florida to begin recording their new album. The production on the CD is being handled by Erik Rutan, who has previously worked with such bands as CANNIBAL CORPSE, NILE, SIX FEET UNDER, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MADBALL and AGNOSTIC FRONT. He also produced KRISIUN's "Conquerors ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Featured In KING PARROT's 'Like A Rat' Video

Australian thrash grind unit KING PARROT will release its long-awaited new full-length album on May 19 in North America via Housecore Records. Titled "Dead Set", the record was produced by former PANTERA and current DOWN singer Philip H. Anselmo and his recording crew of Michael Thompson and Steve Berrigan at the infamous Nodferatu's Lair (DOWN, ...

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NILE Recording Guitars For Next Album

South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE have commenced recording guitars for their upcoming album, tentatively due this summer. In a recent interview with Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast, NILE drummer George Kollias stated about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2012's "At The Gate Of Sethu": "[We'll] release ...

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Enki - MELECHESH

It's been five years since the Assyrian black-metal troupe MELECHESH (translated from Hebrew as "King of Fire") last put out an album. Though comparisons to NILE have followed these guys around forever, MELECHESH proved on 2006's "Emissaries" and 2010's "The Epigenesis" to have their own vibe, which is cultivated of Middle Eastern tones amidst their ...

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GEORGE KOLLIAS: NILE's Next Album Will Include 'The Most Difficult Song I've Ever Played In My Life'

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with NILE drummer George Kollias. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for NILE's follow-up to 2012's "At The Gate Of Sethu", Kollias said: "We're recording the new album ...

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