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…

Guitar Virtuoso STEVE DADAIAN to Release New Full-Length Album, “Follow The Light”, on February 1, 2019

Armenian-American fusion guitarist STEVE DADAIAN discovered his love for the guitar at a young age. Even while studying at the prestigious Columbia University in the city of New York, Dadaian continued to hone his craft as an artist. The then 21-year-old classically-trained guitarist spent the little spare time he had reaching top spots at national guitar competitions hosted…

Last In Line To Release “II” February 22, 2019 via Frontiers Music Srl First Single and Video, “Landslide”Available Now

Vivian Campbell, Vinny Appice, Phil Soussan, and Andrew Freeman collectively known as Last in Line, are set to release their second album,”II” via Frontiers Music Srl on February 22, 2019.  The band has announced the impending arrival of their new album with the release of the first video and single, “Landslide“.  Pre-order “II”on CD/LP/Digital and stream the singles here:http://radi.al/LastInLineII  Pre-order “II”on PledgeMusic and gain…

BUCKCHERRY ANNOUNCES MARCH 8TH 2019 RELEASE OF WARPAINT “HEAD LIKE A HOLE” VIDEO PREMIERES TODAY

  (Los Angeles, CA – November 28, 2018) Buckcherry will release their new studio album, Warpaint, on March 8th, 2019. The 12 song album, featuring 11 new Buckcherry songs along with their cover of the Nine Inch Nails track “Head like a Hole“, was produced by Mike Plotnikoff, whose last collaboration with the band was the platinum certified album, 15. Preorders…