Kingsmen Posts Teaser, Announces Big Kahuna Festival Appearance

Rhode Island based unit Kingsmen packs a heavy punch incorporating melodic passages into deathcore. The band has hit the ground running this year with the release a teaser for “Outsider,”…

Vanna Calling It Quits, Announces Farewell Tour

The last chapter on Vanna is now being unveiled, with a final farewell tour lined up for this summer. The group comments: “Our band has always strived to take the…

The Summoned Announces “Sessions” Album

Boston technical metal quartet The Summoned will release sophomore full-length album “Sessions” on June 16th. “Sessions” is a concept album about the journey through the mind of a troubled mental…

Half Blood Posts “Self Exile” Video

Santiago, Chile metal band Half Blood just released an official video for “Self Exile,” the second single taken off the band's debut album due out later this year. Half Blood…

Crippled Black Phoenix Announces European Tour Dates

International dark rock collective Crippled Black Phoenix just announced a European summer festival tour. The band will kick off the trek at Hellfest in France on June 18th, and continue…

Pit Stories: Quadruple Conga Line At 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Tuesday has arrived and its time for another bout of heavy metal Pit Stories! This time around we're going to hit the high seas for a tale from infamous floating…

Pit Stories: Ladder Two Stepping In Alabama

We're going to keep up the recent trend of dual Pit Stories every Tuesday, so after Trollfest's quadruple conga line earlier, now we've got a tale from the U.S. deep…

Black Sunset Records Inks Deal With Darkfall

Austrain melodic death/thrash act Darkfall signed on with Black Sunset Records. The band will issue a sophomore full length album this autumn, with more details expected soon. The band was…

Archspire Embarking On Canadian Tour Dates With Psycroptic

Technical death metal force Archspire will embark on a Canadian tour this month. The trek begins this week in Edmonton, AB, and sees Archspire alongside Psycroptic. A full list of…

Rancid Unveils New Album “Trouble Maker”

Rancid today announced a brand new album titled “Trouble Maker” to be released on June 9th via Hellcat/Epitaph Records. This is the ninth studio album for the punk legends and…