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Opeth to release new album "In Cauda Venenum" this fall

ABC Digital  ·  May 22, 2019

Juan Aguado/RedfernsOpeth will release a new album called In Cauda Venenum this fall. The 13th studio effort from the Stockholm-born metallers will be available in two versions: one in English, and the other in Swedish. Opeth will be touring Europe throughout the rest of the year in support of the new record. They’ll also be […] Read More



Atreyu's Alex Varkatzas drops off European tour due to health reasons

ABC Digital  ·  May 22, 2019

Courtesy of SpinefarmAtreyu vocalist Alex Varkatzas will not be joining the band on their upcoming European tour due to health reasons. In a lengthy Facebook post, Varkatzas explains that about two weeks before Atreyu’s recent spring run with Motionless in White, he aggravated a damaged disc in his back and was hit with a hernia. […] Read More



Zakk Wylde's Zakk Sabbath to re-record Black Sabbath's debut album

ABC Digital  ·  May 22, 2019

VertigoZakk Wylde‘s Black Sabbath cover band Zakk Sabbath is re-recording Ozzy Osbourne and company’s self-titled debut album in honor of its 50th anniversary. In order to mimic the conditions of the original Black Sabbath, which was recorded in a single day in 1969, Zakk Sabbath will record their version, “live in a fully analog studio, direct […] Read More



Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Metallica & more nominated for "Kerrang!" Awards

ABC Digital  ·  May 22, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesFoo Fighters, Slipknot and Metallica are among the nominees for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards, hosted by the U.K. magazine. All three bands are up for the Best International Act prize, along with Panic! at the Disco and Rammstein. The Best British Act nominees are Bring Me the Horizon, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro, Enter Shikari, […] Read More



Slipknot's Corey Taylor wanted to "create something uncomfortable" with new mask

ABC Digital  ·  May 22, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesLast week, Slipknot finally announced the details of their next album, We Are Not Your Kind, and, in doing do, revealed the designs of their new masks. Speaking with Kerrang!, frontman Corey Taylor shares the meaning behind his mask, which was created with Dawn of the Dead and Friday the 13th artist Tom Savini. “My […] Read More



Brian "Head" Welch documentary "Loud Krazy Love" headed to home video in June

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

Jeff Hahne/Getty ImagesKorn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch‘s documentary Loud Krazy Love will be released on DVD and on digital outlets June 18. The film, which premiered on Showtime last December, is about Welch’s departure from Korn in 2005 in order to repair and rebuild his relationship with his daughter, Jennea. It also explores his struggle […] Read More



Killswitch Engage's Adam D dismisses idea of "The End of Heartache" 15th anniversary tour: "We shouldn't live in the past"

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

Credit: Travis Shinn Killswitch Engage‘s 2004 breakthrough album The End of Heartache turns 15 this year, but don’t expect the band to celebrate the occasion with an anniversary tour. Speaking to Kerrang!, guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, aka Adam D, says the band is more focused on their next album. “It’s funny, our bassist, Mike [D’Antonio], was […] Read More



Lamb of God's Randy Blythe on FEVER 333: "They blew me away live"

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesLamb of God frontman Randy Blythe has given his seal of approval to FEVER 333 after seeing them live at last weekend’s Sonic Temple festival. In a lengthy Instagram post, Blythe writes how he stumbled upon the “Made an America” trio’s set during the festival, and was immediately hooked despite never hearing their music […] Read More



Ghost adds more dates to North American Ultimate Tour Named Death

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

Credit: Mikael ErikssonGhost‘s upcoming Ultimate Tour Named Death just got a bit longer. The Swedish metallers have added seven dates to the fall North American run, which is set to kick off in September. The new shows include stops in Moline, Illinois on October 8; Youngstown, Ohio October 10; Huntington, West Virginia October 11; and […] Read More



Static-X bassist explains controversial masked singer: "We wanted the focus to be on the band"

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

Credit: Matt Zane PhotographyThis summer, three-fourths of the original Static-X lineup will launch a tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1999 debut album Wisconsin Death Trip and to pay tribute to their late frontman, Wayne Static. To do that, they’ve enlisted a mystery singer, referred to only as “Xer0,” who will be wearing a […] Read More