Delain Announces “Danse Macabre” European Tour Dates

2016 was a triumphant year for Delain with the release of the EP “Lunar Prelude,” latest full-length album “Moonbathers,” relentless touring and the celebrations of the band's 10 year anniversary…

Memoriam Posts “For The Fallen” Track-By-Track Video

Old school death metal group Memoriam is set to unleash debut album, “For The Fallen,” on March 24th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band reveals a first track-by-track…

TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week, some of the most popular and often perused posts on Hypebot included a look some of SXSW’s best tech events, Spotify’s decision to remove its inbox and messaging…

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we take a few minutes to revisit a full seven days of music industry news, we revisit musicians’ reaction to SXSW contracts which threaten immigrants, the appreciable bump in…

SXSW To Change Contract After 50+ “Outraged” Artists Send Open Letter Of Protest

Amid growing protest to change its official contract, which threatens to notify immigration authorities if an artist plays official or unofficial showcases without proper visas or otherwise break festival rules,…

BROJOB Is Literally The Gayest Deathcore Band You’ve Ever Heard, And It’s Amazing

We have no idea who BROJOB is, but whoever it is – they are clearly the most original deathcore band since the invention of the genre. The post BROJOB Is…

Quiet Riot Officially Name ‘American Idol’ Finalist James Durbin as New Singer

Drummer Frankie Banali has confirmed that ‘American Idol’ finalist James Durbin has been selected as Quiet Riot’s new frontman. Continue reading…

Steel Panther NSFW Emoji Keyboard Available Now

Steel Panther have their own Emoji keyboard, allowing users to send related stickers, custom gifs and custom audio messages. Continue reading…

The Pretty Reckless’ Taylor Momsen: Digital Production Has ‘No Human Element to It’

The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen has expressed her dissatisfaction with current music industry trends and perfection on digitally produced albums. Continue reading…

Max + Iggor Cavalera Joined by Faith No More’s Mike Patton Onstage for Sepultura’s ‘Lookaway’

Mike Patton reprised his studio role on Sepultura’s ‘Roots,’ joining Max + Iggor Cavalera onstage to perform the song ‘Lookaway.’ Continue reading…