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SION Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES And YouTube Guitar Sensation JARED DINES: 'Drown' Music Video

SION, the new project featuring former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones and modern guitar virtuoso/content creator Jared Dines, has just released its self-titled debut album. The 12-song effort was "almost two years in the making" and "was funded independently out of Jared and Howard's own pockets," according to a statement released by the group. The ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Addresses ASTROWORLD Tragedy During WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Concert (Video)

During SLIPKNOT's performance Thursday night (November 11) at the Welcome To Rockville festival in Daytona Beach, Florida, frontman Corey Taylor addressed the tragic crowd surge at the Travis Scott concert at the Astroworld festival in Houston last week. The rapper's November 5 set at his Astroworld event left nine people dead and several more fighting ...

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Why Aren't There More Black Heavy Metal Musicians? SUFFOCATION's TERRANCE HOBBS Weighs In

During an appearance on the latest episode of "Landry.Audio", SUFFOCATION guitarist Terrance Hobbs discussed the relative lack of racial diversity among heavy metal musicians, with the genre primarily dominated by white men. Asked why he thinks there aren't more black hard rock and heavy metal musicians, Terrance said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I don't know. ...

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SION Feat. Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES And YouTube Guitar Sensation JARED DINES: Debut Album Announced

SION, the new project featuring former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones and modern guitar virtuoso/content creator Jared Dines, will release its self-titled debut album on November 26. The 12-song effort was "almost two years in the making" and "was funded independently out of Jared and Howard's own pockets," according to a statement released by the ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Release New Studio Album In Summer Of 2022

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and bassist Jared MacEachern spent the last week Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with producer Zack Ohren working on the band's as-yet-untitled tenth album, tentatively due next summer. According to Flynn and MacEachern, they are "making great progress on at least six different new songs, including a 10-minute-plus epic." This ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Announces 2022 Tour With AUGUST BURNS RED + LIGHT THE TORCH; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Gold-selling and three-time Grammy-nominated hard rock heavyweights KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have announced their rescheduled headline tour for winter 2022. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, recognized by Forbes as "one of modern metal's most cherished acts," will bring the "Atonement Tour" back on the road to clubs and theaters across the U.S. and into Canada. The trek kicks off on ...

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SLIPKNOT Fans Start Massive Bonfire At Arizona Concert

SLIPKNOT's concert in Phoenix, Arizona Tuesday night (November 2) was briefly disrupted after a bonfire was started in the mosh pit. The band was performing at the Ak-Chin Pavilion as part of SLIPKNOT's "Knotfest Roadshow" when the fire began shooting up in the air, with the scene captured in various social media posts from fans ...

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COREY TAYLOR Defends SLIPKNOT's 'Stringent' COVID-19 'Restrictions' During 'Knotfest Roadshow' Tour

During an appearance on the "Oral Sessions With Renée Paquette" podcast, Corey Taylor discussed the COVID-19 safety procedures and protocols that are being implemented on SLIPKNOT's ongoing "Knotfest Roadshow" U.S. tour, featuring support from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE. "All the bands are super rad and so stoked to be back on the ...

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SLIPKNOT Concert In Alabama Canceled Due To Flooding At Venue

Last week's flash flooding in Alabama has forced the cancelation of SLIPKNOT's October 24 concert at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. On Thursday (October 14), SLIPKNOT issued the following statement via social media: "Due to flooding of the venue caused by recent storms in the area, we are unfortunately unable to play our October 24th ...

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Members Of METALLICA, KORN, SLAYER And Other Bands Wish Happy 30th Anniversary To MACHINE HEAD (Video)

Members of METALLICA, KORN, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, ANTHRAX, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, BEHEMOTH, LAMB OF GOD, HALESTORM, TRIVIUM, FEAR FACTORY, KREATOR, HATEBREED, DEATH ANGEL and REPENTANCE have gotten together to congratulate MACHINE HEAD on the 30th anniversary of the band. On October 12, 1991 at the Oakland, California "Day On The ...

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Watch SLIPKNOT's Entire Concert In Mansfield, Massachusetts

Fan-filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's entire October 8 concert at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts as part of the band's headlining "Knotfest Roadshow" U.S. tour can be seen below. Featured songs: 00:00 Insert Coin 00:28 Unsainted 04:44 Disasterpiece 13:29 Nero Forte 18:37 Before I Forget 25:34 The Heretic Anthem 29:21 Psychosocial 35:55 The Devil In ...

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