American heavy metal

Ill Nino - Till Death, La Familia (Victory Records)

The nu metal mid-tablers return with added ire
Release Date: 
22 Jul 2014 - 8:30am

Nu metal bands, or at least bands who were part of the first real nu metal movement, seem to have surprising longevity.

Exodus: New Album Artwork Revealed

Blood In, Blood Out will be released soon!

Legendary thrash metal band Exodus have revealed the never-before-seen album art for their upcoming album, Blood In, Blood Out, which is scheduled to be hitting retail and

Spellcaster - Spellcaster (Lone Fir Records)

Pure headbanging delight!
Release Date: 
1 Jul 2014 (All day)

Spellcaster deal in pure, unadulterated, old school heavy metal.

Reed Mullin: Shoulder Injury Forces Drummer To Pull Plug on Upcoming Dates

But the CoC show will go on...

Due to a torn rotator cuff, Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin has been forced to sit out the band's upcoming live dates.

New Nightbringer Material: Hear It here first!

'Ego Dominus Tuus', the new album from the US black metal veterans, is released in September - but we've got a track from the album for your ear perusal today!

Ego Dominus Tuus comes as a huge surprise.

New Desert Rock Doco In the Works

And you can help out!

The origins of bands like Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson and Eagles of Death Metal is

Corrosion of Conformity - IX (Candlelight Records)

Nine albums into their career, CoC pull out one of their best efforts yet...
Release Date: 
22 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm

Whilst Corrosion of Conformity’s last album, helpfully titled Corrosion of Conformity, took an absolute age to worm its way into my affections – try as I might, I just cou

Incantation- Dirges of Elysium (Listenable Records)

This album is exactly what death metal needs: powerful riffs, dark atmosphere and palpable malfeasance.
Release Date: 
30 May 2014 (All day)

Incantation is a band that has an instantly recognisable sound and style. And on this release, they deliver pummelling examples of the Incantation song book.

Fozzy - Do You Wanna Start a War (Century Media)

Disappointing.
Release Date: 
20 Jul 2014 - 11:30pm

The last time I spoke to Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho, around the time of the release of their last album, the largely excellent Sin and Bones (2012), he