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Watch: FOO FIGHTERS Welcome Special Guests At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert In London

On Saturday (September 3),the surviving members of the FOO FIGHTERS, along with a huge number of special guests, are celebrating Taylor Hawkins's memory and music at a special gig at Wembley Stadium. An additional Taylor Hawkins tribute concert will take place on September 27 at Los Angeles's Kia F...
September 3, 2022

KATATONIA Announces First North American Tour In Five Years

Melancholic metal masters KATATONIA will return to North American shores this fall after a five-year absence. The massive 2022 headline tour, featuring support from progressive metal frontrunners THE OCEAN COLLECTIVE and prog-folk force CELLAR DARLING, is set to begin on November 9 in Washington, D....
August 23, 2022


Ted Kirkpatrick of the Christian metal band TOURNIQUET has died after a brief battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF),a rare terminal lung disease for which there is no cure. He was 62 years old. Primarily a drummer, Kirkpatrick was the principal songwriter for TOURNIQUET, and played other...
August 20, 2022


FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares has recruited ONCE HUMAN's Lauren Hart as the new singer of his DIVINE HERESY project. Cazares announced Hart's addition to DIVINE HERESY late Monday night (August 1) on the band's official Facebook page. He wrote: "I'm almost ready to write some new material w/ s...
August 2, 2022

NILE's KARL SANDERS Finds 'Peace And Quiet' With Ambient Solo Work

By David E. Gehlke Karl Sanders has been leading Egyptian-themed death metallers NILE for nearly three decades. Their late '90s/early 2000s ascension resulted from unfathomably brutal studio albums that housed mythological themes and an impressive gamut of exotic Egyptian guitar scales that breathed...
July 31, 2022

NILE Has 10 Songs Written For Next Studio Album

Karl Sanders, the driving force behind South Carolina's Egyptian-themed death metal titans NILE, has confirmed that he and his bandmates are working on a new album. "So far, we've got 10 songs written," he told Greg Prato of Guitar World. "We're probably going to do three more, and hopefully start r...
July 22, 2022

NAPALM DEATH Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour With BRUJERIA

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will embark on the "Campaign For Musical Destruction" U.S. tour this fall. Support on the trek will come from BRUJERIA, with additional support from FROZEN SOUL, CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER and MDC on select dates. The tour dates are as follows: With BRUJERIA Oct. 12 -...
July 18, 2022

Saurian Apocalypse

It's been over a decade since Karl Sanders has released a solo album, and "Saurian Apocalypse" is the legendary guitarist's long-awaited follow-up to his last solo record, 2009's "Saurian Exorcisms". In short, the wait has most certainly been worth it. "Saurian Apocalypse" is an incredibly deep, tex...
July 16, 2022

NILE Parts Ways With Bassist/Vocalist BRAD PARRIS

South Carolina's Egyptian-themed death metal titans NILE have announced the departure of bassist/vocalist Brad Parris. On Friday (July 1), NILE released the following statement via social media: "It's time for us to share with our fans and the metal community that Brad Parris is leaving NILE th...
July 2, 2022

NIRVANA, LED ZEPPELIN Members And Others Added To TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concerts

NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones, pop superstar Pink, HEART guitarist Nancy Wilson, CHIC's Nile Rodgers, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE collaborator Alain Johannes and more have been added to the bill for the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts, set to take place in Septemb...
June 17, 2022

NILE's KARL SANDERS To Release 'Saurian Apocalypse' Solo Album In July

NILE mastermind and multi-instrumentalist Karl Sanders has announced that the subterranean slumber of his Eastern-ambient Saurian series has finally ceased with the impending release of its dark third chapter, "Saurian Apocalypse", out July 22 via Napalm Records. This segment of the hypnotizing saga...
May 25, 2022

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT To Open Queen's Platinum Jubilee Concert

The BBC and Buckingham Palace have unveiled a glittering group of performers from the worlds of music and dance set to perform at the Platinum Party at the Palace concert which takes place on Saturday, June 4 at Buckingham Palace — and live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and BBC Radio 2. QUEEN + ADAM LAMBE...
May 19, 2022

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Announces Summer 2022 Headlining Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA will embark on a North American headlining tour this summer. The trek will kick off on August 4 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and wrap on September 10 in Columbia, South Carolina. Also appearing on the bill will be STRAY FROM THE PATH and DYING WISH. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presal...
May 9, 2022

SEPULTURA Cancels Tonight's Concert In Arizona After Drummer ELOY CASAGRANDE Breaks Leg

SEPULTURA has canceled its performance tonight (Tuesday, April 5) at in Mesa, Arizona after drummer Eloy Casagrande broke his right leg in a stage accident. SEPULTURA's "North American Quadra" 2022 tour with SACRED REICH and CROWBAR kicked off on March 4 in Sacramento and is set to conclude on April...
April 5, 2022

NONPOINT Announces Spring 2022 U.S. Tour

NONPOINT will embark on a U.S. tour this spring. The "Taken Apart And Put Back Together" trek will kick off on May 20 in Flint, Michigan and will make stops in Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, among others, before concluding on June 25 in Cumberland, Maryland. Ti...
March 29, 2022