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Eyal Levi, producer at Audiohammer Studios whose resume includes The Black Dahlia Murder, August Burns Red, and Whitechapel, will hold a three-day audio recording workshop next month at RobArnoldWorld Studio in Cleveland, Ohio. The first "Unstoppable Recording Machine" stop will begin October 3, with additional appearances in other cities still in the works. It will show people "exactly what matters when trying to make pro sound recordings." You can now register.
Ryan Gardner on 09/16/14 - 08:09 PM
Listen to Unearth's new single, "The Swarm," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/11/14 - 02:01 PM
Iron Reagan are currently streaming their upcoming record The Tyranny of Will via Pitchfork Advance.
Chris Collum on 09/08/14 - 05:00 PM
Gene Simmons has declared that "rock is finally dead." Now that we've got that settled ... what's next?
Rock did not die of old age. It was murdered. Some brilliance, somewhere, was going to be expressed, and now it won’t, because it’s that much harder to earn a living playing and writing songs. No one will pay you to do it.

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Jason Tate on 09/08/14 - 12:22 PM
Unearth will release their sixth album, Watchers of Rule, on October 28th via eOne Music. They've also announced the "Hell or High Wattage" tour with Darkest Hour; dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/27/14 - 01:18 PM
Eyal Levi, producer at Audiohammer Studios whose resume includes The Black Dahlia Murder, August Burns Red, and Whitechapel, will host a three day CreativeLive course on "GearGods Presents: Mastering Metal Mixing." Special guests include Will Putney, Mark Lewis, and Josh Newell. It will stream live at 9:00am-4:00pm PDT on September 29th through October 1st.
Ryan Gardner on 08/25/14 - 07:53 PM
In Flames and Opeth are co-headlining a tour in December. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/14/14 - 10:26 AM
Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross are touring together this fall. Hit the replies for dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/28/14 - 02:55 PM
CreativeLIVE host a series of free, live online workshops with influential music industry figures. Eyal Levi of Audiohammer Studios will be doing two courses back to back: "Metal Drum Programming" on July 24th and "Composing Metal Melodies and Harmonies" on July 25th.
Ryan Gardner on 07/22/14 - 04:45 PM
Slipknot updated their website with a strange video. Perhaps we'll get a new album announcement soon?
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/21/14 - 04:14 PM
New York heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, have signed a deal with Sony Records worth potentially $1.7 million. Best part? The members are in eighth grade.
Sacks says the boys have a chance of becoming the new face of rock because they are unique — black artists excelling in heavy metal, a genre typically dominated by white musicians. The seven-figure Sony contract was submitted for a Manhattan judge’s approval Friday because the musicians are minors.
Jason Tate on 07/14/14 - 12:31 PM
Darkest Hour will release their self-titled album August 5th via Sumerian Records. It's up for pre-order now. Stream a new song titled "Wasteland" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/02/14 - 04:52 AM
Judas Priest will be touring the U.S. in the fall with support from Steel Panther. Check out the dates in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/30/14 - 05:10 PM
Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus are touring together in the fall. Dates can be found here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/23/14 - 03:52 PM
In Flames will release their eleventh album, Siren Charms, on September 9th via Sony/RED. Artwork is in the replies.

Track Listing
01. In Plain View
02. Everything's Gone
03. Paralyzed
04. Through Oblivion
05. With Eyes Wide Open
06. Siren Charms
07. When the World Explodes
08. Rusted Nail
09. Dead Eyes
10. Monsters in the Ballroom
11. Filtered Truth
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/02/14 - 01:25 PM
Vanna just released another track off of Void called "Yuth Decay" over at metalhammer.
Blake Solomon on 06/02/14 - 09:02 AM
Nick Hipa, former As I Lay Dying guitarist and current Wovenwar member, has written a post about his thoughts after the Tim Lambesis trial.
Last Friday I sat in a courtroom to support a friend. For the better part of a decade our professional and personal lives were woven in a relationship akin to family. As if family, the intention of my attendance was to publicly acknowledge the deep care and compassion I hold for this individual.

I watched as she searched for the strength to behold her transgressor for the first time in over a year since learning of his plot to have her murdered. I listened to her describe the love she once possessed for this man whom she adored, trusted, and...
Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 01:53 PM
Bryan Romero, an AP.net reader, is looking for OC/LA metal drummers to participate in a scientific study for his graduate program.
Hey OC/LA metal drummers! Have you ever wondered how athletic drumming actually is? Well here is your chance! My name is Bryan Romero, and I am a Kinesiology graduate student at CSU Fullerton in Orange county. My masters thesis is titled "Metabolic Demands of Heavy Metal Drumming" and my aim is to find out how much our bodies work while we play metal music. I am currently looking for metal drummers to come to the exercise physiology lab at CSU Fullerton to be hooked up to a mask that you breathe into while exercising that tells you how many calories you burn...
Jason Tate on 05/09/14 - 12:41 PM
Dates for the 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour with Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless and more can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/05/14 - 04:53 PM
This video was submitted to us claiming to be the worst live metal performance of all time ... I dunno, I think it's better than a lot of shit we get sent.

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Jason Tate on 04/29/14 - 12:19 PM
Listen to a new Judas Priest song titled "Redeemer of Souls" in the replies. It's the title track from their upcoming seventeenth studio album, which comes out July 14th via Epic Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/28/14 - 01:50 PM
After a 28-year relationship with Rick Rubin and American Recordings, Slayer have formed their own label imprint through Nuclear Blast Records. You can grab a free download of a new track, "Implode" (produced by Terry Date and Greg Fidelman), on the band's website. They'll hit the studio later this year to begin recording their new album for a tentative 2015 release.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/24/14 - 06:16 AM
Mastodon have shared the first song from Once More Around the Sun, their forthcoming sixth LP reportedly slated for release in June. Hit the replies to hear "High Road."
Chris Collum on 04/17/14 - 10:50 AM
After faking a website hacking, In Flames announced that they will release a new album titled Siren Charms in September.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/11/14 - 07:55 AM
The guitarist for As I Lay Dying, Phil Sgrosso, has posted a response to the post released on the band's website earlier today.
This morning an update was posted over at www.asilaydying.com on the current happenings and individual futures of all the bands' members. For Jordan, Josh, Nick, Phil, management, and record label, this was an interesting first time read as all parties were oblivious to its construction, intent, and release.

Though Tim is the only one with access to the As I Lay Dying site, the rest of us have been releasing content through our personal social media accounts to reveal that we are carrying on in a new band. Our truest intentions were to make this unveiling...
Jason Tate on 04/09/14 - 11:21 AM
Boris have announced their new album will be called Noise, and it will release June 17th via Sargent House. Check out the album art, tour dates and a new song, titled "Quicksilver," in the replies.

Track Listing
01 Melody
02 Vanilla
03 Ghost of Romance
04 Heavy Rain
05 Taiyo no Baka
06 Angel
07 Quicksilver
08 Siesta
Blake Solomon on 04/08/14 - 09:11 AM
Mastodon will release a new record this year called Once More Around the Sun. No release date or any other info as of now except that it was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Deftones, The Hold Steady, Foo Fighters, Evanescene) and will come out via Warner Bros.
Chris Collum on 04/05/14 - 05:33 AM
The complete line-up for this year's This Is Hardcore Fest has been posted. Tickets go on sale April 11th, 2014. Check the replies for dates.
Dre Okorley on 04/01/14 - 09:46 AM
The 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival will feature Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Suicide Silence, Body Count, Miss May I and more. The full line-up and tour dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/31/14 - 10:37 AM
The line-up for 16th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has been finalized. Check it out in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/30/14 - 02:35 PM
Listen to Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor's cover of Dio's "Rainbow in the Dark" on Revolver.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/26/14 - 03:05 PM
Rolling Stone is streaming Metallica's "Ronnie Rising" medley from the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute compilation, This Is Your Life.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/24/14 - 11:21 AM
You heard the live version, now check out a demo of Metallica's new song, "Lords of Summer," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/19/14 - 12:52 PM
Anti-Mortem will release their debut album, New Southern, will be released on April 15th in Europe, April 28th in the U.K., and April 29th in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album was produced, recorded, and mixed by Bob Marlette (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rob Zombie). The band will be touring with Texas Hippie Coalition. Dates are below and you can now pre-order the album.

Track Listing:
01) Words Of Wisdom
02) New Southern
03) 100% Pure American Rage
04) Hate Automatic
05) Black Heartbeat
06) I Get Along With The Devil
07) Path To Pain
08) Wake Up
09) Ride Of Your Life
10) Stagnant Water
11) Truck Stop Special
12) Jonesboro
13) A Little Too Loose (MR. BIG...
Ryan Gardner on 03/18/14 - 06:25 PM
Downpour - featuring former and current members of Shadows Fall, Overcast, Unearth and Seemless - have released their first track. Check out a demo titled "The Serpent's Tongue" in the replies. Their debut is due out this summer.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/17/14 - 09:43 AM
Metallica performed a new song titled "The Lords of Summer" last night. Watch a video in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/17/14 - 08:02 AM
Dates for the "Revolver Golden Gods Tour" with Black Label Society, Down and Devil You Know can be found in the replies..
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/17/14 - 08:34 AM
Metallica, Tenacious D, Anthrax, Rob Halford, Corey Taylor, Killswitch Engage and more are teaming up for Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life. The tribute album will benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. It's due out on April 1 via Rhino.

Track Listing
1. Neon Knights – Anthrax
2. The Last In Line – Tenacious D
3. The Mob Rules – Adrenaline Mob
4. Rainbow In The Dark – Corey Taylor, Roy Mayorga, Satchel, Christian Martucci, Jason Christopher
5. Straight Through The Heart – Halestorm
6. Starstruck – Motörhead with Biff Byford
7. The Temple Of The King – Scorpions
8. Egypt (The Chains Are On) – Doro
9. Holy Diver – Killswitch Engage
10. Catch The Rainbow – Glenn...
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/06/14 - 01:18 PM
Austrian Death Machine (the side project of As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis) will release Triple Brutal on April 1 via Artery Recordings. Royalties will be donated to World Vision. Listen to a new song titled, er, "I'll Be Back" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/06/14 - 08:25 AM
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian is embarking on a spoken word tour. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/27/14 - 06:08 PM
Watch Amon Amarth's "Father of the Wolf" music video - which is essentially a short film - in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/20/14 - 03:35 PM
The official line-up for the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival thus far can be found in the replies. The 16th annual event will run from April 17-19 at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. Headliners include All That Remains, Iced Earth and Behemoth.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/15/14 - 02:32 PM
The Metal Alliance Tour 2014 will feature Behemoth, Goatwhore and more. Details are here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/13/14 - 01:20 PM
The fourth annual Mission Quest to Metalfest will include Cruel Hand, Alpha & Omega, Naysayer and more. Details are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/13/14 - 01:01 PM
Head to the replies to watch Metallica's full set from their December 8th performance in Antarctica, cutely dubbed Freeze 'Em All. The performance makes the band the first to perform concerts on all seven continents in under a year.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/13 - 04:52 PM
The 16th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will take place at The Palladium in Worcester, MA from April 17-19. The first batch of bands can be found in the replies. The line-up includes All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Slapshot, Ramallah, the final east coast appearance of Bleeding Through and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/27/13 - 07:37 AM
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