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SEPULTURA's New Drummer GREYSON NEKRUTMAN Shares Drum-Cam Video Of 'Spit' Performance

SEPULTURA's new touring drummer Greyson Nekrutman, who officially replaced SEPULTURA's longtime drummer Eloy Casagrande in February, has uploaded drum-cam video of his performance of the song "Spit", filmed during one of the band's recent shows. Check out the clip below. SEPULTURA kicked off its far...
July 12, 2024

SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER: 'Nature Responded' When We Changed Course On Abuse Of Environment During Pandemic

At a press conference during last weekend's Hellfest in Clisson, France, SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser spoke about his involvement with SAVAGE LANDS, the non-profit organization founded by MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren and his partner, Sylvain Demercastel. Launched in 2022 to help finance for...
July 3, 2024

CRAZY TOWN Singer SHIFTY SHELLSHOCK Reportedly Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose

CRAZY TOWN frontman Shifty Shellshock died of an accidental drug overdose. The cause of death was revealed by Binzer's rep, Howie Hubberman, who told Rolling Stone: "Seth has been struggling with substance abuse problems for quite some time. Seth was not happy with the daily struggle that's called l...
June 26, 2024

SOULFLY Announces Summer 2024 European Tour

SOULFLY will embark on a European tour this summer. The European leg of the "Superstition" trek will kick off on July 27 in France and conclude on September 7 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. The dates are as follows: Jul. 27 - FR - Vitry Sur Seine - Le Kilowatt Jul. 28 - NL - Bergen Op Zoom - Gebouw T J...
June 7, 2024

KEANU REEVES's Rock Band DOGSTAR Announces Summer 2024 North American Tour

Keanu Reeves's reactivated 1990s and early 2000s grunge band DOGSTAR will embark on the "Summer Vacation Tour 2024" in August. Pre-sale tickets will be available starting tomorrow (Wednesday, June 5) at 12 p.m. local. The general on-sale starts Friday, June 7. Limited VIP packages, including a meet-...
June 4, 2024

SEPULTURA Announces North American Leg Of Farewell Tour; OBITUARY And AGNOSTIC FRONT To Support

As part of their massive "Celebrating Life Through Death" farewell tour, Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA will hit the road in North American this summer and fall. The band will play a career-spanning set that will honor SEPULTURA's 40 years of existence. Joining SEPULTURA on this momentous to...
June 4, 2024

SOULFLY Announces Fall 2024 U.S. Tour With EYEHATEGOD

SOULFLY will embark on the "Superstition" U.S. tour in October. Support on the trek will come from EYEHATEGOD (from October 22 until November 6 only),MUTILATION BARBECUE and SKINFLINT. SOULFLY is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Totem", which came out in August 2022 via Nuclear B...
May 29, 2024

MAX CAVALERA Wants To 'Bring Back The Magic' On Next SOULFLY Album

In a new interview with Germany's Moshpit Passion, SOULFLY leader Max Cavalera spoke about the musical direction of the band's upcoming follow-up to 2022's "Totem" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I really liked the early SOULFLY stuff because it was more tribal and more groove....
May 27, 2024

MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN Brings Climate Change Fight To Metal Scene With SAVAGE LANDS

By David E. Gehlke Environmental topics in metal are nothing new — ANNIHILATOR has "Stonewall", OBITUARY made a rare topical salvo with "Don't Care" and GOJIRA has been writing about saving the whales and the oceans for years. Penning metal songs about the challenges the earth faces against relentle...
May 14, 2024

DENNIS THOMPSON, MC5 Drummer And Last Surviving Original Member, Dead At 75

Founding MC5 drummer Dennis "Machine Gun" Thompson died Wednesday, according to The Detroit Free Press. He was 75. An exact cause of death has not been revealed, but Thompson had reportedly suffered a series of medical issues in recent months, including a heart attack in April. Draped in red, white...
May 9, 2024


Former DISINCARNATE drummer Tommy Viator has died. The news of Tommy's passing was shared by DISINCARNATE founder James Murphy, who has also played with DEATH, OBITUARY and TESTAMENT. DISINCARNATE only released one album, 1993's "Dreams Of The Carrion Kind", through Roadrunner Records. It was reissu...
May 8, 2024

Legendary Tampa Recording Studio MORRISOUND To Be Honored With Historical Marker

The original location of the legendary Tampa, Florida-area recording studio Morrisound Recording in Temple Terrace — which had been used by countless metal bands over the years, including SEPULTURA, DEATH, ICED EARTH, DEICIDE, OBITUARY, CANNIBAL CORPSE and MALEVOLENT CREATION — will receive a Histor...
April 3, 2024

Former CITIES Guitarist STEVEN MIRONOVICH Dead At 60

Steven Mironovich (a.k.a. Steve Irons),guitarist for cult '80s New York metal act CITIES, died on March 23. He was 60 years old. Mironovich's passing was confirmed by former CITIES singer Ronnie Angell, who described him as " truly a great guitarist and inspiration to many". According to Mironovich...
March 26, 2024

SOULFLY To Return To 'Big-Groove Tribal Sound' On Upcoming Album

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", SOULFLY leader Max Cavalera was asked if guitarist Mike DeLeon, who has been touring with the band for more than a year, will be featured on the next SOULFLY studio album. Max responded (as transcribed...
March 12, 2024

MAX CAVALERA: No New SOULFLY Music Before 2025

In a new interview with Ghost Cult 's Keefy, Max Cavalera, who is current touring with his GO AHEAD AND DIE project, spoke about his plans for the follow-up to SOULFLY's 2022 album "Totem". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm starting to get the ideas formed for SOULFLY. It's new in t...
February 27, 2024