The Hall of Heavy Metal History Announces 2019 Inductees Bob Daisley, Lee Kerslake, Lita Ford, David Ellefson, Jon and Marsha Zazula & More

Once again, the annual Hall of Heavy Metal History‘s Metal Hall of Fame Gala will take place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Marriott Delta Garden Grove in Anaheim, CA. The event will be hosted by iconic television, radio personality and heavy metal champion Eddie Trunk, and will feature appearances by heavy metal greats of today and years past. The Metal Hall of…

2019 Wacken Metal Battle band submissions for USA. Deadline for bands to apply is this Sunday, December 2nd.

For over a decade at the world’s largest outdoor metal festival Wacken Open Air, independent metal bands from around the globe have been performing in front of thousands and competing against one another for one to be crowned champion of the world along with winning multiple prizes (prizes info). For the third year, Wacken Metal Battle USA is returning…

HUNTSMEN PREMIERE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “ATLANTIC CITY” VIA DECIBEL MAGAZINE BAND TO PERFORM AT INAUGURAL FOREVER DEAF FEST IN CHICAGO DECEMBER 7-8

In celebration of their upcoming appearance at Forever Deaf Fest; Chicago’s own Americana metal phenom HUNTSMEN have unveiled a stunning new video for the fan favorite album track, “Atlantic City.” All of the footage for this video was shot between February and March 2018 during the HUNTSMEN/LIVID tour by Hank Pearl of Black Pearl Photo…

Former Machine Head/Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel reissues Torque’s 1996 self-titled album with bonus tracks

On 18th January 2019, Mascot Records will be reissuing Torque’s 1996 stand-alone self-titled album which features former Machine Head/Vio-lence guitarist Phil Demmel. The album includes 4 bonus tracks and as well as CD, will be released on vinyl and digitally for the first time. It was 1994 when one of the San Francisco Bay Area thrash scenes leading lights Vio-lence called it…