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SOIL's RYAN MCCOMBS Interviewed By THE METAL REVIEW (Video)

On January 23, Dave of The Metal Review conducted an interview with SOIL singer Ryan McCombs at the Mo'Club in Southampton, England on the second day of the band's tour with SKINDRED. You can now watch the chat below. SOIL's sixth studio album, "Whole", was released on August 20, 2013 via Pavement Entertainment. "Whole" is ...

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SOIL: 'Loaded Gun' Video Released

"Loaded Gun", the new Joshua Allan Vargas-directed video from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Whole", which was released on August 20, 2013 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "Whole" is the first SOIL album with original frontman Ryan ...

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BEHEMOTH, GOATWHORE, 1349 Set For 'Metal Alliance Tour'

The Metal Alliance Tour is back for their fourth ferocious year of wrecking heads. Festival organizers Dan Rozenblum and Steve Seabury of High River Entertainment are proud to welcome to American soil the mighty BEHEMOTH as their 2014 headliner. This will be the first time in over a decade that BEHEMOTH will tour North America ...

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Japan's VAMPS To Return To U.S. For Two Shows

VAMPS, the dynamic duo of the Japanese rock scene, will grace U.S. soil for only two shows this year, taking the stage at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles on December 4 and at the soon-to-be-closed Roseland in New York City on December 8. The band, which is pretty much bigger than God in ...

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SLAYER's ARAYA Says 'Politics Of Character In One Particular Band' Are Standing In Way Of More 'Big Four' Shows

During a brand new interview with Gazette.net, SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya expressed doubt about the possibility of more shows in the future featuring the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX. "I don't want to say politics is preventing that," Araya said. "It's not the politics between ...

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EPHEL DUATH: 'Shaped By Darkness' Lyric Video Released

Experimental metal act EPHEL DUATH will return with its first album in five years, "Hemmed By Light, Shaped By Darkness", on November 19 in Europe and November 26 in North America via Agonia Records. Ignited by commitment and passion, "Hemmed By Light, Shaped By Darkness" is a multi-layered hybrid of death metal, jazz and post ...

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DOPE: 'Drug Music' Song Teaser Released, New Lineup Announced

Chicago industrial metal outfit DOPE has released a video teaser showcasing the brand new track titled "Drug Music", to be featured on the band's sixth LP, titled "Blood Money", scheduled for release in March 2014. Speaking publicly for the first time in four years, founder and frontman Edsel Dope weighs in what fans can expect: ...

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EPHEL DUATH: New Album Details Revealed

Experimental metal act EPHEL DUATH will return with its first album in five years, "Hemmed By Light, Shaped By Darkness", on November 19 in Europe and November 26 in North America via Agonia Records. A video trailer for the CD featuring album artwork created by visionary artists Dehn Sora and Aeron Alfrey can be seen ...

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SOIL Interviewed By Germany's RauteMusik Metal (Audio)

RauteMusik Metal recently conducted an interview with Chicago heavy rockers SOIL. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SOIL's sixth studio album, "Whole", was released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "Whole" is the first SOIL album with original frontman Ryan McCombs since ...

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DIRGE WITHIN Becomes THE BLOODLINE

Chicago-based metallers DIRGE WITHIN have changed their name to THE BLOODLINE. Comments the group in a statement: "The birth of of this band may come to some of you as a surprise, yet it was for the right reasons in many ways. "We are very excited about the material in this new album. We have ...

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SOIL: 'The Hate Song' Available For Streaming

"The Hate Song", a new track from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The song comes off the band's sixth studio album, "Whole", which will be released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "It was funny how the song came about," ...

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SOIL: 'Amalgamation' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Amalgamation" from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL can be seen below. The track comes off the band's sixth studio album, "Whole", which will be released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "We wanted to call all the shots on this album and, ...

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KING FEAR: 'Frostbite' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German black metallers KING FEAR will release their first full-length album, "Frostbite", on September 27 via Quality Steel Records/Soulfood. The cover artwork and layout was designed by Hiko (FEAR FACTORY, DEBAUCHERY, OZ, SOIL). "Frostbite" track listing: 01. Conquering The Useless 02. Death Zone 03. Frostbite 04. Immortalized 05. The Wickedest Man 06. Black Gravel 07. ...

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SOIL: Syracuse Concert Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of Chicago heavy rockers SOIL perofming on July 25 at Quaker Steak & Lube in Syracuse, New York can be seen below. SOIL's sixth studio album, "Whole", will be released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "We wanted to call all the shots on this ...

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The Dogs Have Barked, The Birds Have Flown - IRON TONGUE

Under normal, everyday circumstances, tempers might flare, fists fly, and even vomit spew over the mention of a relatively pure southern rock album being reviewed on these here pages; but when said album issues from the sharp-toothed maw of the eclectic Neurot Recordings, you can rest assured there's some kind of radical and unpredictable sonic ...

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SOIL: 'Shine On' Video Released

"Shine On", the new video from Chicago heavy rockers SOIL, can be seen below. The song, which is dedicated to the SOIL fans for standing by the band throughout the years, comes off the band's sixth studio album, "Whole", which will be released on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent ...

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HESSIAN Changes Name To HESSIAN A.D. For American Market

After releasing their damaging debut LP, "Manégarmr", through Southern Lord worldwide in April, Belgium's ominous metal/hardcore unit HESSIAN has slightly revamped the band's moniker due to pending legalities, the band to now be known as HESSIAN A.D. on American soil moving forward. Acknowledged the band in a collective statement: "Due to legal reasons, we have ...

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SOIL: 'Whole' Album Details Revealed

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL will release their sixth studio album, "Whole", on August 20 via Pavement Entertainment. It's the band's first 100% independent release. "We wanted to call all the shots on this album and, for the first time ever, hold our future in our own hands," explains bassist Tim King. "Shine On", the album's ...

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