For Today To Embark on 2012 Fall U.S. Tour With Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant + The Chariot
Say, you missed For Today on the Vans Warped Tour this past summer? Don’t sweat it. The Christian metalcore band are hitting the road again this fall, as the guy have just announced a headlining tour of the states. The trek kicks off Oct. 11 in St. Petersburg, Fla., and runs through Nov. 11 in Greensboro, N.C. Bands slated to open are some of Christian metal’s heaviest names, including Impending D
The Word Alive Release ‘Entirety’ Music Video, Gear Up for Fall Tour
The Word Alive are garnering a lot of buzz these days. The guys entered the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame last month with their harrowing track ‘Entirety.’ Now, the band have unleashed the official music video for the track via Alternative Press.
Green Day Star in Upcoming Angry Birds Episode
Angry Birds is all the rage these days, and now Green Day are getting in on the mayhem. The band is teaming up with Rovio Entertainment, the creator of Angry Birds, to prep a new musical episode for Angry Birds Friends. The installment will offer 10 never-before-seen themed levels, plus new “bad pig” characters that will take the likeness of band members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool.
Lamb of God Guitarist Willie Adler Offers ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ to Baroness
Lamb of God guitarist Willie Adler’s heavy metal heart goes out to the guys of Baroness, who were involved in a horrific road accident on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in England. Baroness were heading to Southampton, England, following a gig in Bristol the night before, when the incident took place.
Projected Featuring Sevendust, Creed + Alter Bridge Members to Release New Album
Fans of Sevendust, Alter Bridge and Creed may have a new favorite band in Projected. The supergroup features Sevendust guitarist John Connolly and bass player Vince Hornsby, Alter Bridge / Creed drummer Scott Phillips and Creed and Tremonti guitarist Eric Friedman, and now, the guys have announced that they’re ready to unveil their debut album.
Kittie to Unleash Best-Of Compilation
Canadian metal outfit Kittie are on the road in support of their sixth studio album, ‘I’ve Failed You,’ and now, the gals are gearing up to release a best-of compilation this fall.
10 Years Unchain Video for ‘Backlash’
Knoxville, Tenn.-based 10 Years are gearing up to release their new musical brew, ‘Minus the Machine,’ on Aug. 7, and the guys have unleashed the music video for the first single, ‘Backlash‘ off the release. Watch the dark and creepy video — perfectly complimenting the track’s thick, shadowy sounds — via Fuse TV below.
The Veer Union’s Crispin Earl Dishes on Dirt Fest, Current Music Industry + Birthdays
Vancouver, Canada-based hard rock quartet the Veer Union came on the national scene in 2009, when their track ‘Seasons’ shot to the upper echelon of the active rock chart. Now, the lads are wrapping up their latest touring cycle in support of 2012’s ‘Divide the Blackened Sky’ with a gig at Dirt Fest Aug. 11 in Birch Run, Mich., that also features Clutch, In This Moment and more.
The Devil Wears Prada’s Andy Trick Says Playing Mayhem Is ‘Surreal’ – Video Interview
The Devil Wears Prada are out on the hard-hitting Mayhem Festival this year, and the festival booking comes at perfect timing, as the Ohio-based metal-core guys recently unleashed their new ‘Dead & Alive’ concert set, featuring killer footage from their ‘Dead Throne’ tour. I ventured to Mayhem in Detroit last weekend along with Tim Gray, and it was a blast!
Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia Talks Proper Diet for Life on the Road
Cristina Scabbia rocks out every time she’s onstage with Lacuna Coil, and all that performing requires some proper fuel. We’re talking real food, not processed, mystery ingredients. Speaking with Gilles Lartigot of “Heavy Metal Food” on the Radio Metal website, Scabbia chatted about food, which she calls one of her “biggest passions,” and what kind of grub she and the guys of Lacuna Coil crave on
In This Moment Say Lineup Change ‘Sparked a Fire in Us Creatively’ for New Album
In This Moment’s fourth studio album, ‘Blood,’ drops on Aug. 14, and the band are opening up about the creative process for the release. Speaking with Bare Bones Music, frontwoman Maria Brink explained that this past year has brought plenty of trials for the band, including a lineup change, but that has only served to make In This Moment stand taller.
Sevendust To Hit Studio for New Album on September 5
Sevendust are back, and they’ve slapped an official date for when they’ll start recording their upcoming new album! The Atlanta-based metallers will hit the studio on Sept. 5 to start work on the new release, which will be the follow-up to the band’s 2010 set, 'Cold Day Memory.'