Alt rock heavyweights Placebo will return with a new album and some UK dates later this year. Loud Like Love is the follow-up to 2009′s Battle For The Sun and will land on September 16, with Brian Molko and the crew heading out on the following dates: December 12 Birmingham, Academy 13 Glasgo, Academy 14 [...]
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Welcome to Tales From the Metalnomicon, a twice-monthly column delving into the surprisingly vast world of heavy metal-tinged/inspired literature and metalhead authors… Douglas Wynne understands we’re living in a post-Clive Davis/Oh God! You Devil world. He knows you can’t just go out to the crossroads howling your rendition of “Me and the Devil Blues” and [...]
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Living legend Sir Christopher Lee is releasing a second heavy metal album next week – on the day of his 91st legend! What a total dude! Charlemagne: The Omens of Death is the follow-up to 2010′s Charlemagne. “The first Charlemagne album is metal, of course, but what I sang was more symphonic,” says the great man [...]
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Do you love Decibel‘s most favoritest non-metal-but-kinda-pretty-metal band? Live near Charleston, South Carolina? Or just happen to be passing through the area this coming Monday, May 27th? If so, make sure you roll on over to Monster Music & Movies for a special in-store performance and signing session with Baroness, scheduled for 4:00 pm on Memorial [...]
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….well you can’t. Just kidding, here they are: Not bad, right? And they’re all in our brand new issue, on sale Tuesday. Nice. Metal Hammer
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As quickly as Maryland Deathfest architects Evan Harting and Ryan Taylor brought the rage to outdoor stages, photos capturing the scene on Saratoga Street emerged, taken from the multi-story parking garage atop the venue. One thing very noticeable in said pictures are glowing cell phone screens being held aloft as folks attempt to capture the [...]
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Uncle Phil: still fresh Phil Anselmo has announced a set of North American dates to plug his new solo opus Walk Through Exits Only. Fans on the other side of the pond can catch Phil on the following dates, with support coming from Warbeast: 7/31 Tulsa, OK - Cain’s Ballroom, 8/2 Des Moines, IA - Wooly’s 8/3 [...]
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Adam McGrath plays by his own rules, nobody else’s, not even his own. So when he sent over a list that simply included five “sweet” songs, who were we to argue? Not only does his time in Zozobra (guitarist/vocalist) and Cave In (guitarist) give him more than enough cred, judging by his selections (the first [...]
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Things always come full circle. And when they do it’s either super-rad or pretty depressing. For Repulsion’s first visit to Stockholm, Sweden, it’s super-rad. Why? Let’s just say, the extremely extremes of Sweden’s early metal scene influenced Flint, Michigan’s grindcore/death metal revolutionaries Repulsion and, in turn, the dudes from the city whose motto is “Strong, [...]
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HAMMER SMASH! SLIPKNOT are back, motherfuckers! Des Moines’ finest return to rip Donington to shreds next month, and return to our cover for the biggest and most exclusive interview with the Iowa legends you will read this year. Corey, Joey and Clown talk frankly about Download, their ongoing legacy as one of the greatest metal [...]
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Lemmy and Jill: BFFs US heavy metallers Huntress release new album Starbound Beast on July 1 via Napalm, and recently released the first single from the album, which was penned by none other than Lemmy. Yeah, fuckin’ Lemmy. To hear I Want To Fuck You To Death (subtle title, Lems), head over to the Huntress [...]
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Shredding in metal dates directly back to Tony Iommi, who is inexplicably still writing riffs and will be a big part of the new Black Sabbath album due next month. So, we figured it was a good time to invite a new generation of doom shredder into the studio this week. Mark Thomas Baker of [...]
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Mayhem: black metal trailblazers After years of painstaking research – and knuckle-breaking transcription – long-term Hammer scribe Dayal Patterson’s definitive, 600-page history of the black metal scene, Black Metal: Evolution Of The Cult is complete, and it’s available for pre-order via Amazon at a reduced price for the earlycomers! Featuring a humongous number of interviews [...]
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How would you describe Aosoth to a newcomer? BST: We’re a French black metal band. The project has been created in 2002, but started really being an active band when MKM (vocals) asked me to join as a guitarist and song writer. That led us to record our first EPs and our first album. What [...]
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This is going to be fuuuuuuu-hun. We’re beyond stoked to announce that we’ve gone and landed our very own show on newly launched and exceptionally excellent rock and heavy metal station, TeamRock Radio! Presented by our Editor-In-Chief Alexander Milas, the show will feature exclusive interviews, discussions on all the week’s heavy headlines and, most importantly, [...]
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***As chronicled by Alia O’Brien, singer/flutist/organist for Canada’s finest occult rockers, from their current tour with Kylesa, White Hills, and Lazer/Wulf. Remaining tour dates listed below; preorder their phenomenal new LP, The Eldritch Dark, here Two days and ten degrees (Celsius!) stood between our homes in Toronto, Canada and our first date supporting Kylesa on [...]
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If you’re 555… They’re back, they’re going to tear Download to shreds, and you will not find a bigger feature on them this year. Slipknot return to the UK in June, and in our huge new issue, out next week, we give you the biggest, most no-holds-barred interview with Corey, Joey and Clown that you [...]
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First-class “war metal” masters Cobalt are about to set out on a short (and, no doubt, highly volatile) east coast tour — see dates after the jump — which gave us the perfect excuse to check in with vocalist Phil McSorley about the past, present, and future of this great and glorious band… “Erik [Wunder] [...]
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