TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy has confirmed to the "Not These Two Fucking Guys" podcast that he has begun reaching out to various hard rock and heavy metal musicians about collaborating with him on his first-ever solo album. He explained (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):
"Well, it started [to be] in the works, but then things just kind of got held up. I was recruiting some guitar players over the last six months to write a record with me, and I
New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced their new live album, Live In North America, which will be released on November 12th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases the track video for the first single, "Funeral Inception".
Watch the video featuring photographs taken by Jason Carlson...
In 2019, the Swedish power metallers, Majestica, released their debut album Above The Sky and quickly followed it up with their Christmas musical album, A Christmas Carol, in late 2020.
Both albums were a huge success in the metal community, but when the time finally came to present their music to live audiences, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and made all touring impossible.
Alcatrazz guitarist Joe Stump's new instrumental solo record, Diabolical Ferocity, is due to be released on September 17 through Lion Music, who are now accepting pre-orders via PayPal or bank transfer. New track, "Burn It Down".
You can choose to order one or several copies of the album, or opt in for the super exclusive offer to get 90 additional shred CDs at the same time for a total of just 99.00 Euros/ 119.00 USD (+shipping).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, German bashers Gamma Ray (led by Helloween co-founder Kai Hansen) decided to do a live streaming event in 2020 and set up a big stage in the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany, on August 27.
On their new release, 30 Years Live Anniversary, the band would like to invite all of you to join their exclusive and only show in 2020, which has been streamed to all fans all over the globe.
Germany’s thrash metallers, Bonded, are pleased to announce the worldwide release of their sophomore album, Into Blackness, on November 12 via Century Media Records.
Bonded, the group by former Sodom members Bernd “Bernemann” Kost (Guitars) and Markus “Makka” Freiwald (Drums) alongside second guitarist Chris Tsitsis (ex-Suicidal Angels), bassist Marc Hauschild and vocalist Ingo Bajonczak (Assassin),
Swedish epic doom metallers, Sorcerer, have released a new single - their tribute version of Rainbow's 1978 classic "Gates Of Babylon" - through Metal Blade Records.
Since Sorcerer's latest release, Lamenting Of The Innocent (2020), the pandemic restrictions have impacted the whole music scene and interfered with promotional aspirations and touring. While Sorcerer's main focus lies on creating new material for a fourth record with Metal Blade
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Obituary is down to the wire. As the band is in the studio, putting the final touches on their new album, they are also preparing for the upcoming U.S. Tour with Black Label Society, which is just a few weeks away.
"We know that fans around the world are also waiting and wondering when they will be able to see us perform live, so this is what we are going to do," states the band.