ATTENTION ALL CANADIAN METAL BANDS!

Attention Canadian Metal bands! The deadline for applying for the Heavy Metal Album of the Year for the Juno Awards is this Friday, November 10th at 5:00pm EST. For more information and to apply go to… www.junosubmissions.ca JP Wood CARAS Co-Chair Heavy Metal Committee

DECIMATE METAL FEST SUBMISSIONS TO CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON HALLOWEEN!

DECIMATE METALFEST is the brainchild of Sloan Voxx of Voxx Promotions, which is destined to become an annual Canadian metal pilgrimage to Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With the many yearly festivals becoming part of the national metal heritage, Sloan wants DECIMATE METALFEST to become one of the best-known events alongside the…

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Finland’s death/doom crew Hooded Menace return with a devastating new track

Hooded Menace are unveiling the first track taken from their forthcoming new album, ‘Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed’ (out Jan 26). HOODED MENACE mastermind Lasse Pyykkö comments: “Initially we had decided not to reveal the horror movie sources behind the lyrics on our new album; to avoid any preconception for the listener, and…

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CELTIC FROST: Former Bassist Martin E. Ain Dies Of Heart Attack Aged 50

Martin E. Ain, former bassist of Swiss extreme metal groups Hellhammer and Celtic Frost, died from a heart attack on October 21st, 2017 at the age of 50. Frontman Tom G. Warrior (Thomas Gabriel Fischer) issued the following statement: “I am deeply affected by his passing. Our relationship was very…

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VOTE FOR METAL-RULES.COM!

Heed the call! Metal-Rules.com needs your vote! Tunemunk is running a competition to vote for Best Metal webzine. The voting ends tomorrow and we need your support! tunemunk.com/voting/best-metal-music-blog-2017/ Click this link and vote for us please! It will take 10 seconds. We are only 30 votes behind first place. We…

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BRUTAL ASSAULT CONFIRMS NEUROSIS, DYING FETUS, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, VENOM INC. and more!

The immensely brutal power trio of Maryland DYING FETUS will Reign Supreme at Brutal Assault 2016, alongside their labelmates OBSCURA, who will premiere songs from their brand new album Akróasis. From the swamps of Lousiana GOATWHORE will present the incarnation of the old school soul of extreme metal. The influental…

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