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  • ROB ZOMBIE Says Next Movie Is 'Definitely Horror'
    Rob Zombie recently announced that he had scrapped plans to direct a hockey movie called "Broad Street Bullies" in favor of a new film in the genre he's best known for, horror. A short time later, Zombie revealed that he was also working on a new TV miniseries about the Manson Family murders with "American Psycho" author Bret Easton […]
  • TARJA TURUNEN And MIKE TERRANA: First 'Beauty & The Beat' Teaser Clip
    Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen and acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, AXEL RUDI PELL, RAGE, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, MASTERPLAN) will release the classic-rock crossover live project "Beauty & The Beat" on May 30 via earMUSIC. The effort includes interpretations of classic music pieces ranging from Bach to Mozart to Rossini as well as roc […]
  • Heavy Metal Singer Resigns From Police Force Before Pleading Guilty To Fraud
    According to the New York Daily News, a former Port Authority New York police officer has pleaded guilty to fraud after he was busted moonlighting on the road as the lead singer for the Brooklyn-based heavy metal band called COUSIN SLEAZE while collecting disability payments from the police department. Christopher Inserra resigned from the force on Monday (A […]
  • BLACK LABEL SOCIETY To Perform On 'Late Night With Seth Meyers'
    BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be the musical guest on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" on Tuesday, May 6. The band will perform the song "My Dying Time" from its recently released album "Catacombs Of The Black Vatican". "Late Night With Seth Meyers" is the American late-night talk show that airs at 12:35 am Eastern/11:35 pm Ce […]
  • MUSHROOMHEAD: New Song 'Qwerty' Available For Streaming
    MUSHROOMHEAD, the influential industrial metal band from Cleveland, Ohio, will release its eighth studio album, "The Righteous & The Butterfly", on May 13 via Megaforce Records. Recorded in Cleveland, the band produced the record with longtime co-producer Bill Korecky. The CD consists of 14 tracks, ranging from songs about survival and balance […]
  • BLACK STONE CHERRY: New Song 'Never Surrender' Available For Streaming
    "Never Surrender", a brand new song from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from BLACK STONE CHERRY's fourth album, "Magic Mountain", which will be released on May 6 (one day earlier internationally) via Roadrunner Records. "Magic Mountain" track listing: 01. Holding On…To Letting […]
  • Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer's DEVIL YOU KNOW: Entire 'The Beauty Of Destruction' Album Available For Streaming
    "The Beauty Of Destruction", the debut album from DEVIL YOU KNOW, the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED), can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The effort will be released on both physical and digital formats on April 25 in Europe and A […]
  • SABATON's JOAKIM BRODÉN Talks To (Video) recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim Brodén of Swedish metallers SABATON. You can now watch the chat below. "Heroes", the new album from SABATON, will be released on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the effort was created by Péter Sallai. A number of bonus tracks will be made available, including co […]
  • THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's BEN WEINMAN Speaks To 'Broken Neck Radio' (Audio)
    Asian Invasion of the "Broken Neck Radio" podcast recently conducted an interview with Ben Weinman, guitarist of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. "Happiness Is A Smile", a brand new song from THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, was made available on limited-edition colored seven-inch vinyl via the b […]
  • Ohio Woman Who Lost Her Husband To Cancer Wins RONNIE JAMES DIO Contest on WJCU's 'Metal On Metal'
    Therese Ashie from Parma, Ohio was selected as the winner of a Ronnie James Dio "This Is Your Life" cover art poster, which was signed by the artists who performed on the tribute album. Only a dozen or so of these autographed posters are known to exist. Wendy Dio, the wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, gave away the post […]
  • DELAIN: 'The Human Contradiction' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed
    "The Human Contradiction", the new album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Switzerland: #24 Netherlands: #25 Germany: #40 UK: #44 Belgium: #65 Austria: #82 France: #106 USA: #182 "The Human Contradiction" sold around 1,900 copies in the United States in its first […]
  • STREAM OF PASSION's MARCELA BOVIO Speaks To FaceCulture (Video)
    FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with singer Marcela Bovio of the Dutch/Mexican symphonic/progressive metallers STREAM OF PASSION. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. STREAM OF PASSION's new album, "A War Of Our Own", was released on April 18 via PIAS/Rough Trade. The CD is described in a press release as "the resu […]
  • PAUL GRAY's Widow Reveals Details Of SLIPKNOT Bassist's Final Days
    According to the Des Moines Register, the widow of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray testified yesterday (Tuesday, April 22) in the the involuntary manslaughter trial involving the doctor who treated Paul in the days before his 2010 death. While on the witness stand at the Polk Country District Court in Iowa, Brenna revealed that Paul's final weeks were a blur […]
  • BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: 'Lay Your Ghosts To Rest' Video Released
    "Lay Your Ghosts to Rest", the new video from the Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive rock/cutting-edge metal band BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at the Baltimore Soundstage, The Orange Peel in Asheville, North Carolina, and The Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee. "Lay Your Ghosts to Rest" wa […]
  • CHANNEL ZERO's 'Kill All Kings' Album To Be Released Via METAL BLADE RECORDS
    Metal Blade has inked a license deal with CNR Records for the brand new CHANNEL ZERO album, "Kill All Kings". The effort will be released by Metal Blade worldwide (except for the Benelux territories) on June 20 as a digipack CD and digital download. Formed in 1990, CHANNEL ZERO started has released five albums and is by far the most successful meta […]
    HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale makes a guest appearance on "Shatter Me", the title track of the new album from the American violinist, dancer, performance artist and composer Lindsey Stirling. The CD will be released on April 29 and will by accompanied by a video for "Shatter Me", also featuring Hale. A seven-minute video clip featuring behin […]
    STEVE GRIMMETT'S GRIM REAPER, the revamped version of the cult '80s British metal act GRIM REAPER led by singer Steve Grimmett, performed in the USA for the first time since 1987 on April 5 at the Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse festival at Reggies bar in Chicago, Illinois. The band's set consisted of many of the classic GRIM REAPER tunes but also […]
    Poland's Rockville recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Matt Tuck and drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas of Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. You can now watch the chat below. A brand new song from BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE entitled "Raising Hell" was premiered on the November 18, 2013 edition of BBC Radio 1' […]
    In what appears to be a preview of the upcoming settlement announcement over the rights to the QUEENSRŸCHE name, singer Geoff Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE webpage has changed. It no longer says "QUEENSRŸCHE" at the top and now features a banner with the words "Geoff Tate: The Voice Of QUEENSRŸCHE." In addition, there is a link to "QUEENSR […]
  • SUICIDE SILENCE To Release 'You Can't Stop Me' Album In July
    California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE will release "You Can't Stop Me", their first album to feature new vocalist Hernan "Eddie" Hermida (ex-ALL SHALL PERISH) and their first since the tragic loss of singer Mitch Lucker, on July 11 in Europe (except in the U.K., where it will arrive on July 14) and July 15 in North America via […]

Latest Music News From Away-Team

  • GOO GOO DOLLS Live EP Warner Sound Sessions Now Available; Sold-Out Acoustic Tour Underway, Tour With DAUGHTRY To Follow
    April 8, 2014 – Goo Goo Dolls have released a live EP – Warner Sound Sessions­ – available digitally April 8 via Warner Bros Records. Recorded last April for The Warner Sound series The Live Room at East West Studios in Los Angeles, the EP features 4 tracks from the band’s highly-acclaimed new album Magnetic, as […]
  • THE GUESSING GAME To Release Debut Album April 15th; Getting Rave Reviews From DUFF MCKAGAN
    “@DuffMcKagan: Just listened to a preview of @GuessingGame5 new record! you guys are gonna dig this. Great job Mr @JeffreyRouse !!!!” … Duff McKagan (GnR)~  LISTEN TODAY THE SINGLE “SOMEDAY, SO CLEAR” ON THE  BAND’S OFFICIAL WEBSITE  HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 8, 2014) – It’s coming ….. Duff McKagan of Guns n’ Roses sings high praises […]
  • Wu-Tang Clan to release only one copy of their new double album
    From Somewhere on the outskirts of Marrakech, Morocco, inside a vault housed beneath the shadow of the Atlas Mountains, there sits an engraved silver-and-nickel box with the potential to spawn a shift in the way music is consumed and monetized. The lustrous container was handcrafted over the course of three months by British-Moroccan artist […] […]
  • SEVENDUST Announce Second Leg Of “An Evening With SEVENDUST” Acoustic U.S. Tour
    March 24, 2014 — SEVENDUST has announced the second leg of their “An Evening With Sevendust” acoustic U.S. tour, which kicks off April 1 in Athens, GA at the Georgia Theatre. They’re hitting the road to promote their long-awaited and highly-anticipated acoustic album, TIME TRAVELERS & BONFIRES, which will be released April 15 on 7Bros. […]
  • MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE- “May Death Never Stop You” Greatest Hits Album Out Today
    March 25. 2014–My Chemical Romance‘s May Death Never Stop You is out today. The final chapter of the band’s decade-plus career features fan favorites such as “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” “Helena,” “The Ghost Of You,” “Teenagers,” and “Sing,” among many others, as well as the previously unreleased “Fake Your Death.” May Death Never Stop […]
    From Billboard Magazine: The frontman for gore-loving heavy metal band Gwar has died. Police have confirmed earlier reports that Dave Brockie, known to fans as Oderus Urungus, was found dead at his Richmond, Va. home on Sunday evening. The singer was 50. A Richmond police spokesperson told CBS 6 and the Richmond Times-Dispatch that a […]
  • KISS & DEF LEPPARD touring North America together
    Kiss and Def Leppard have made their long-rumored tour together official. The two bands will share the stage at 40 venues across North America this summer, beginning June 23 in West Valley City, Utah. All nine members of the two groups seemed to be in a fantastic mood during the Los Angeles-based press conference today, […]
  • NINE INCH NAILS and SOUNDGARDEN touring North America together
    Soundgarden & Nine Inch Nails will be touring together this summer. Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the public Friday, March 21. 7/19* – Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood 7/21* – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/24 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre 7/26* – Clarkston, MI […]
  • BLATANT DISARRAY to release The Harbinger on May 13
    Blatant Disarray, the Raleigh based thrash metal band, is set to release their second full length album, “The Harbinger”, on May 13th, 2014. This will be the band’s first release on their new record label, “Dirt Records”. The band’s previous record, “Everyone Dies Alone”, was released on Tribunal Records in 2010. The new album was […]
  • ISLAND RECORDS And INDIEGOGO Announce “Fan Republic” Partnership
    LONDON, FEBRUARY 5, 2014 – Island Records and Indiegogo have announced an innovative partnership, launching “Fan Republic” as the first collaboration of its kind between a music label and a crowdfunding platform. The partnership will provide a new place to discover and support emerging artists worldwide. Fan Republic will be a crowdfunding destination powere […]