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Ex-Evile guitarist Ol Drake releases first single featuring Gary Holt, James Murphy & more; tabs entire album

First single off the album available for streaming on Spotify

Former Evile lead guitarist Ol Drake has released the first single from his upcoming debut solo album, Old Rake, which features instrumental guitar encomp

Skinless: First new single from forthcoming Only The Ruthless Remain full-length revealed

Skinless will wage their audio war upon Baltimore this May as part of this year's Maryland Deathfest as well as Hellfest in France this June with further live conquests to be announced in the coming weeks. Stand by for future hearing loss opportunities.

Only The Ruthless Remain is the imminent new full-length from recently reactivated New York death metal kings, Skinless.

Handshake Inc. and Dark Canvas join forces to bring ...And Justice For Art to the heavy metal masses

Veteran music writer Ramon Oscuro’ Martos has teamed up with Dark Canvas and Handshake Inc., to release ...And Justice For Art: Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers.

This limited edition volume of one-of-a-kind stories recounts all the bloody and artistic details behind the making of such iconic metal covers as Slayer's Reign In Blood,

Razor: Deluxe reissues announced

A Canadian thrash institution for over 3 decades, Razor have toured the world with the likes of Slayer, Venom and Motorhead and will be a headliner at this year's Maryland Deathfest.

Cult Canadian thrash metal legends Razor have announced a reissue campaign for three of their classic late 80's and early 90's albums.

Frosthelm to release The Endless Winter on Matt Hyde's Black Work label

Thrashened black metal unit Frosthelm sign to Matt Hyde's Black Work (Alkemy Brothers) label and are set to release their debut full length album, The Endless Winter on March 22.

Formed in 2009, Frosthelm hail from the frozen plains of North Dakota, where the extreme weather and bleak environment has left a profound and distinct mark on their sound.

Psycroptic release early years LP boxset

Australian metal legends, Psycroptic are set to release an amazing box set this week!

The very long-awaited vinyl premiere of one of the most classic technical death metal bands - Psycroptic - is finally here.

Sonisphere Finland, Helsinki, 28/05/14

Sonisphere was a day of A-list metal acts on the beach, and the locals didn't let the gloomy rain spoil their fun. Metallica played a By Request set to finish off a day of metal with fellow Big Four thrashers Slayer. Also on the bill were Danzig, Mastodon, Ghost and Gojira.

It’s late spring in Finland, but the weather this Wednesday decided to ignore that missive to instead deliver a cold day full of drizzle.

Retro Review: Testament - The Legacy (Atlantic/Nuclear Blast)

Testament contemplates getting a restraining order against Marc Hanson.
Release Date: 
21 Apr 1987 (All day)

Every discussion of the ‘Big Four’ eventually leads to the question of who would be number five if another  band was to be included, and the majority would likely

Retro Review: Slayer - Reign in Blood (Def Jam Recordings)

Classic thrash? Why, thank you sir...

‘Relentless’ is a word that gets bandied around far too often in metal circles but when it’s Slayer’s Reign in Blood (1986) that we’re talking about; well, it’s as if the

Retro Review - Megadeth - Peace Sells... but Who's Buying

Megadeth is selling it and I'm buying...

Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying is the first Megadeth album I bought and introduced me to the two DavesMustaine