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AGNOSTIC FRONT's VINNIE STIGMA To Make Wrestling Managerial Debut At New York City Event

New York hardcore legend Vinnie Stigma of AGNOSTIC FRONT will make his pro wrestling managerial debut this Thursday night, January 12. The quintessential New Yorker and standout guitar player will be managing the definitive New York City wrestler Homicide in a dog-collar match in Queens, New York at...
January 11, 2023

PRONG Shares New Song 'Breaking Point'

PRONG has premiered an unrelentingly heavy brand new song, titled "Breaking Point", marking the band's first new music since 2019's "Age Of Defiance" EP. PRONG leader Tommy Victor commented: "The origins of the song happened during the waning part of the pandemic. I have to admit that I came up with...
January 11, 2023

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG Shares In-Studio Video Captured During Early Sessions For 'H377' Song

SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg has shared in-studio footage captured during early creative sessions for the song "H377" from the band's latest album, "The End, So Far". Last month, in an interview with WSOU 89.5 FM, Weinberg was asked how it felt for him to have been named No. 1 metal drummer in Mode...
December 22, 2022

LIFE OF AGONY And SICK OF IT ALL Announce '30 Sick Years Of Agony' North American Tour

LIFE OF AGONY will team up with SICK OF IT ALL for the "30 Sick Years Of Agony" North American tour in early 2023. The 17-date trek, which will kick off on March 9 in Albany, New York and conclude on April 1 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, will see LIFE OF AGONY perform its 1993 debut album, "River Ru...
December 21, 2022

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG: 'The Live Show Really Informs What We Do'

In a recent interview with The Sound Lab, SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg spoke about the evolution of the band's sound, particularly in the years leading up to the release of SLIPKNOT's latest album, 2022's "The End, So Far". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think as far as the mental...
December 14, 2022


PRONG has recruited Jason Bittner (OVERKILL, SHADOWS FALL) to play drums for the band on its upcoming European tour as the support act for LIFE OF AGONY. The first leg of LIFE OF AGONY's "30 Years Of River Runs Red" tour will kick off in Europe on January 13 in Bochum, Germany and end in Milton Keyn...
December 12, 2022

Welcome To The West Coast III

It is the perfect antidote to festive lethargy. One dose of "Welcome To The West Coast III" should have most members of the family jumping off the furniture and shot gunning beer through a glowing plastic reindeer head. Along with beatdown hardcore's thematic core of righteous fury and communal reju...
December 8, 2022

'Metal Drummer Of The Year' JAY WEINBERG Of SLIPKNOT Is 'Incredibly Grateful' For The Recognition

In a new interview with WSOU 89.5 FM, SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg was asked how it felt for him to have been named No. 1 metal drummer in Modern Drummer magazine's 2022 Readers' Poll. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's awesome. I'm incredibly grateful for that recognition and...
November 26, 2022

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG Opens Up About Hearing Loss: I Never Play My Drums Without Hearing Protection

SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg has recorded a public service announcement about hearing loss for the Hearing Health Foundation (HHF),the largest nonprofit funder of hearing and balance research based in the United States. Check it out below. In the four-minute clip, Jay says (as transcribed by BLABB...
November 13, 2022

LIFE OF AGONY To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'River Runs Red' On January/February 2023 European Tour

Next year marks three decades since LIFE OF AGONY's critically acclaimed debut album, "River Runs Red", was released on Roadrunner Records, and the group is celebrating the milestone with a 2023 world tour. The first leg of the "30 Years Of River Runs Red" trek kicks off in Europe with dates startin...
October 12, 2022

Ex-CRO-MAGS Frontman JOHN JOSEPH Announces New BLOODCLOT Album 'Souls'

BLOODCLOT (a.k.a. BLOODCLOT!),the American hardcore/punk/crossover band led by former CRO-MAGS frontman John "Bloodclot" Joseph, will release its new album, "Souls", on December 16 via Upstate Records. BLOODCLOT's origins date back to the early 1980s when its lineup doubled as roadies and provided...
October 5, 2022

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG On 'The End, So Far' Album: 'It's An Interesting Step Forward'

At least month's Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany, SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg spoke to Wacken TV about the band's just-released new studio album, "The End, So Far". The 32-year-old musician, who joined SLIPKNOT in 2014 as the replacement for Joey Jordison, said (as transcribed by BLABB...
September 30, 2022

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG Named 2022 'Metal Drummer Of The Year' By Readers Of MODERN DRUMMER Magazine

Modern Drummer magazine's readers have voted SLIPKNOT's Jay Weinberg as the No. 1 metal drummer in the publication's 2022 Readers' Poll. Earlier today, Jay released the following statement via social media: "It is truly an honor to be named Metal Drummer of the Year in the 2022 @modern_drummer Reade...
September 1, 2022

Watch SICK OF IT ALL Perform With Fill-In Guitarist CRAIG SILVERMAN In Stockholm

Fan-filmed video of SICK OF IT ALL's August 3 performance at Debaser in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. Late last month, SICK OF IT ALL announced that guitarist Pete Koller would sit out the band's summer 2022 European tour in order to undergo surgery for a hernia. His temporary replacement is...
August 10, 2022

BLACK FLAG And MADBALL Among Confirmed Artists For WHEN WE WERE HUNGRY Festival

What started as a meme created by MODERN DAY ESCAPE bassist and songwriter William Wenz about hosting a festival in a Denny's parking lot turned to reality as he created the When We Were Hungry festival alongside co-founder/director and artist manager Mal Levy. The inaugural event will take place in...
August 3, 2022