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Jesse Leach teases new Killswitch Game Of Thrones track “Loyalty”

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:47 PM (PST)

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Jesse Leach of KSE keeps that PMA and got fans pumped today with a preview of new Killswitch. The lords of Metacore are part of a new Game Of Thrones mix and wrote a song for House Martell from the show and books, the southern kingdom of intrigue. You can hear the preview HERE.  It features the house motto of “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” in the chorus, which honestly sound like KSE lyrics already, haha. I am huge Killswitch fan and it sounds good, though The Sword still get most points for their GoT song from Gods Of The Earth about taking the black from before HBO even had a hit.

 

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Korn, Slipknot cover Beasties

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 6:13 PM (PST)

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VIA KORN‘S FACEBOOK.

This just went down at the Wembley Arena here in London! Korn and Slipknot just rocked the house playing “Sabotage” by Beastie Boys
Photo by Tony Adams
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For footage see BELOW and have some fun with it!

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Machine Head’s “Now We Die” video is kinda epic, kinda 90’s

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 10:33 AM (PST)

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Machine Head‘s new Bloodstone & Diamonds has proven to be one of the best releases in the long running act’s history. Heck, I honestly am not sure if I have enjoyed any of their albums more and I’ve been into metal for about two decades now. “Cast off the shackles of the past,” sings Rob Flynn as the band grooves hard and even embrace a moody string section on the intro and chorus. The video is pretty good, though not as good as the song itself. The visuals kind of have a Metallica in the 90’s “Until It Sleeps” trying to be weird thing going on before a bunch of gas masked Bodom fans (joke) come along and shoot the guys. But yeah, this record kicks total ass and I’ve gotta find a way into their upcoming NYC date. No thrash band of their high-profile size released anything nearly  as good this year, in my opinion (no offense to Exodus, I just prefer the Rob Dukes-era stuff).

Check “Now We Die” out here and don’t look back. Can we petition for Flynn to have a Game Of Thrones cameo now?

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Stream Machine Head’s new album right now!

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:01 PM (PST)

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As the “Eleanor Rigby”-esque start to this monster becomes audible, emerging from a quiet darkness, you can’t help but feel anticipation build. Machine Head’s latest Bloodstone & Diamonds is streaming now and was worth the wait and extra work that went into it (which forced them to cancel a tour with Children Of Bodom). This is Machine Head all the way, through and through – even if the title sounds like a variation of “Diamonds & Rust”. “Killers & Kings” is maybe my favorite number, a hard charger with an almost Prong feel to the attack. Check the new jams out HERE and get pumped. Every time you want to write him off, Rob comes back harder than ever. This is heavy metal!

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Metalcore’s true kings Killswitch Engage tore through the Halloween weekend with several shows including a stop at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY. The intimate venue is a sick room to see a band who can fill and fire up much larger venues. Photogs Matt Slater and Richie Bilyou caught some of the action amidst a killer set of songs from the band’s whole career plus a Misfits cover (“Halloween”, of course). I swear that every time I put on Disarm The Descent the world seems a lot more manageable. That album is colossal. And Jesse, nice PMA on the t-shirt, buddy? Lmao.

Click HERE for more.

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Stream Knotfest now!

Posted by longhairedpoet on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:41 PM (PST)

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If you need your metal fix this weekend – and you know you do, then you have no better place to look than the livestream of Knotfest!

With the likes OTEP, Carcass, Testament and of course the KNOT themselves playing throughout the rest of today – there is an eclectic mix of metal to smash your face to!

Stream Knotfest here!

Check out the schedule for the rest of the weekend here.

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Slipknot “Killpop” or sing it?

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 1:15 PM (PST)

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Slipknot are once again the most discussed and debated band in metal. Somehow they manage to do it every time. New song “Killpop” came out today and again it proves Joey is missed but that the band can still write good tunes. Corey Taylor is the most interesting thing about this other than the really cool riffing at the end, but it is a fine addition to the band’s legacy. Still, this vocal is more performing pop than killing it, until the screams and distortion start. Between this and “XIX” it seems like the band are taking some cues from older NIN here and there.

Check it out here.

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John 5 special video message

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 4:35 PM (PST)

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Outer space production genius guitar lord John 5 has a special video message for fans you can  check out here.

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Slipknot announce The Prepare for Hell Tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 3:48 PM (PST)

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Iowan metal legends Slipknot have announced that post-Knotfest they will be hitting the road to decimate North America with their own special and ever evolving brand of metal.

Supporting Slipknot on this outing will be the nü metal powerhouse Korn. Opening the show each night will be King 810.

Slipknot’s 5th studio album .5: The Gray Chapter will be available on October 21.

Check out the full list of tour dates here.

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KoRn’s new video for “Hater” is not for ‘bators (or bullies)

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 3:19 PM (PST)

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Korn have popped up with a David Yarovesky directed/produced clip for “Hater”, an anti-bullying vid  from righteous recent slab The Paradigm Shift. It is one of their most topic driven tunes since “Clown” or “Freak On A Leash”.

Check it out here and get weird and freaky, just don’t hate – participate.

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Music Video: Opeth – “Eternal Rains Will Come”

Posted by SeanB on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 7:40 PM (PST)

Opeth_Pale_Communion_album_artworkA lot of metalheads are pretty quick to bash Opeth for the direction their music has taken over the last few albums.  They’ve gone from being one of the most amazing death metal bands ever to pretty much a straight prog rock band with a lot of other diverse influences as well.  I for one don’t care what you think and am totally on board with their current musical direction and really like their new record Pale Communion.  To mark the albums release (which was today so pick it up!) the band has released a very trippy video to go along with the albums opening track, “Eternal Rains Will Come.”  I’m not sure if this is the official video for the track or not but it’s pretty cool either way.

To check the video out click HERE.

Opeth released Pale Communion today under Roadrunner.  This is the follow up to 2011’s Heritage and heir eleventh studio album overall.  The band is touring Europe starting in October and hopeful they make it to North America very soon thereafter. For details on the European tour click HERE.

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Slipknot release new song “The Devil In I”

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM (PST)

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Slipknot are back with a second song from their forthcoming album. It’s got this kind of killer Arch Enemy groove metal intro before Corey Taylor shows over an atmospheric verse why he is one of the most versatile vocalists in rock. And that chorus aint too shaby either, though it sounds a bit indebted to David Draiman (in a good way). Then the shit gets all semi commercial/faux-black metal with a whip cream flanger topping in the bridge. My verdict…Overall, this is knot going to suck- though Joey is very much missed.

Click HERE to check it out.

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Screen+Shot+2014-08-22+at+5.33.44+PMDream Theater announces Breaking The Fourth Wall!

Dream Theater will release Breaking the Fourth Wall: Live From The Boston Opera House on September 30th. The performance was filmed at the Boston Opera House featuring very special guests from the Berklee College of Music orchestra and choir. Be sure to pre-order the webstore exclusive Blue-Ray & 3CD set with a poster!

Click HERE to check it out.

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Coal Chamber are baaack, sign to Napalm for new album

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:32 AM (PST)

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Coal Chamber and Napalm Records have announced the studio return of the Nu Metal West Coast spooksters.

“Napalm Records is pleased to announce the signing of Los Angeles, California’s COAL CHAMBER, a band that stood as leaders at the forefront of new genres, constantly reinventing their sound and not fitting any mold except their own. With sold out tours, and millions of records sold, COAL CHAMBER owned the Scene from the mid nineties until their tumultuous breakup in May of 2002. Now they have returned to take their place at the top where they once were and intend to be there for years to come. Call it what you want, ‘The Return’, ‘The Second Coming of’, but no matter what you call it, be prepared for COAL CHAMBER to rule again.”

I for one am psyched. Dark Days is way fuckin’ underrated (and incidentally was produced by my half-sister Stephanie’s uncle Ross Hogarth). I am very curious to hear what this band will sound like in 2014, especially since Dez has been on fire with Devildriver. I think CC are gonna hit it hard and be real hungry to prove themselves again, like on the fist album. Word up.

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Knotfest is back, and so far the lineup is awesome!

Posted by SeanB on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 8:43 PM (PST)

knotfest-poster-2014So if you haven’t heard yet, Slipknot is making new music and bringing “Knotfest” back once again.  So far the festival is featuring all sorts of awesomeness on 5-ish different stages.  There’s no mention of a 4th stage on the official site, but plenty of mention of the 5th.  So is there a fourth stage, and if so who’s playing???(or is the fourth stage just some other type of entertainment like fire breathers or midget stripper wrestlers?)

For the current list of bands and full press release click right here.

Judging from the info we have now, maybe the fourth stage will be full of other types of attractions.  What we do know is that the festival will feature performances by The Black Dahlia Murder, Chelsea Grin, Suicide Silence, Butcher Babies, Alterbeast, Satyricon, Otep,Amen, Prong, Immolation, In This Moment, The Devil Wears Prada,Butcher Babies, Miss May I, One OK Rock, Testament, Carcass, Maximm The Hormone, King 810, Man With A Mission, Danzig, Anthrax, Black Label Society, Hatebreed, Fear Factory, Napalm Death, Atika 7, Exmortus, Rattlehead, Killswitch Engage, Whitechapel, Upon A Burning Body, Anti-Mortem, Of Mice & Men, Devildriver, Veil Of Maya, Nothing More, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Tech N9ne, Atreyu, and even Hellyeah!.

Now that’s just so far.  I don’t feel like tagging each band individually so if you don’t know on please look them up.  The whole of this insanity is unraveling at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA on October 24th-26th.  You can find tickets right here.  There’s sure to be more bands announce so keep your ears and eyes open.

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