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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Cavalera Conspiracy releases another new song ” Spectral War”

Cavalera Conspiracy have released a new song called  “Spectral War,” from their upcoming new album, Psychosis. Psychosis comes out November 17 via Napalm Records. You can listen to the first single, “Insane,” here.  The cover artwork for “Psychosis“ can be seen below. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Insane 02. Terror Tactics 03. Impalement Execution 04. Spectral…

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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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KILLTHRAX TOUR II – Anthrax Killswitch Engage & HAVOK

KILLTHRAX TOUR II – Get ready in early 2018 Anthrax Killswitch Engage & HAVOK VIPs available now DIRECT from Anthrax.com, side stage access, exclusive merchandise and meet and greets Get yours at bit.ly/2yuGLat Blabbermouth.net (Official) pre-sale starts wednesday at 10am local time. Password: BLABBERMOUTH. General public onsale FRIDAY OCTOBER 20, 10am local time. January 25 – Montreal,…

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Metal Church drummer Stet Howland begins chemotherapy treatments

Metal Church drummer Stet Howland has begun chemotherapy treatments, having recently been diagnosed with Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Metal Church have issued the following via Facebook: “The first chemotherapy treatment wiped him out, although he is feeling better then before the diagnosis and treatment, he is still pretty weak.…

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Witchery launching a new single and video

Swedish Blackened Thrash Metallers WITCHERY launch “Of Blackened Wing”, the second single and video for the track off their upcoming album “I Am Legion”, to be released on November 10th! WITCHERY guitarist Jensen checked in with the following comment about “Of Blackened Wing”: “’Of Blackened Wing’ is a song that perfectly combines…

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Robb Flynn “I DON’T EVER WANT TO FUCKING PLAY ‘DAVIDIAN’ AGAIN”

Machine Head vocalist/guitarist Rob Flynn held a livestreamed fan Q&A yesterday, October 3rd, amid preparations for Catharsis, the band’s upcoming record due out in January. In addition to discussing the upcoming album and his production work for New York metal outfit Sworn Enemy, the musician reflected on last weekend’s mass shooting at a country music festival…

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ROB DUKES – FORMER EXODUS FRONTMAN RELEASES FIRST SOLO ALBUM

Rob Dukes, formerly of Exodus, current Generation Kill and Fragile Mortals singer, has released his first solo album, featuring Scott Reeder (Kyuss, Fireball Ministry) and special appearances from members of Run-DMC and Snot. The album is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and other streaming services. Tracklisting: “My Whole Life” (feat.…

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2017 – 20th Anniversary – Suvilahti – Helsinki – Finland

The Tuska Open Air Festival is definitely a real metal institution among metal festivals in Europe. The mighty Tuska festival has reached one hell of a milestone in the long, yet metallic mayhem history. Tuska celebrated its 20th anniversary this year which is pretty damn good for a festival like this.…

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