Tag Archives: Heavy Metal News

Municipal Waste drummer has a new vegan food truck; Tony Foresta responds to Kathy Griffin controversy

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Municipal Waste’s first album in five years is also out today and streaming.

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Riot Fest update: Danzig playing ‘Danzig III,’ Wu-Tang playing ’36 Chambers’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Riot Fest announced its day-by-day lineups, added Danzig to the lineup, and revealed that the final two full-album sets would be announced…

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Pelican/5ive offshoot INTRCTPR releasing debut album (stream “Sandstorms”)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

INTRCPTR is a new instrumental rock duo with members of two well-respected instrumental rock bands: drummer Larry Herweg of Pelican and guitarist Ben Carr of 5ive (the Boston band, not the British boy band)…

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Sannhet celebrating new LP in a church with Miserable & Planning for Burial

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Heavy post-rockers Sannhet have signed to Profound Lore for the followup to 2015’s Revisionist (which came out on The Flenser). Their new album is called So Numb and it drops on August 25 via their new label home. The album was produced by Interpol/The National producer Peter Katis…

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Incantation releasing ‘Profane Nexus,’ touring with Marduk & Abysmal Dawn

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Swedish black metal vets Marduk ran into some trouble on a North American tour earlier this year, when their nazi accusations were brought up once again and their Oakland show was cancelled because of it. They are attempting another one in August and September with Incantation and Abysmal Dawn…

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Revelation Records is now on Bandcamp

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This means you can now freely and legally stream classic albums by Youth of Today, Gorilla Biscuits, Judge, Inside Out, Texas is the Reason, Elliott, and more.

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Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, Rolling Stone published a list of the 40 greatest punk albums of all time, and today, they ranked the 100 greatest metal albums of all time. The list is all over the metal spectrum, from black and death to hair and nu…

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Conflict cancelled tour but Citizens Arrest still playing BK show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

UK anarcho-punk vets Conflict were supposed to play some US shows this month, but they have been cancelled. Fortunately, the Brooklyn show scheduled for June 29 at Brooklyn Bazaar with direct support from NYC hardcore greats Citizens Arrest will still go on with Citizens Arrest headlining…

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Queens of the Stone Age share new song & LP details, add dates (including MSG)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Queens of the Stone Age revealed that their new album will be called Villains and that Mark Ronson produced it. Today, first single “The Way You Used To Do” is here with artwork, tracklist, release date, and tour dates (including MSG, Capitol Theatre, and more)…

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Chelsea Wolfe announces new LP, shares “16 Psyche,” touring with Youth Code

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chelsea’s upcoming album was recorded by Converge’s Kurt Ballou and features QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen on guitar.

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Deftones blew away Jones Beach with Rise Against and Thrice (pics, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Deftones brought their tour with Rise Against and Thrice to Jones Beach last night (6/13). Though they’re coming off releasing an excellent album, last year’s Gore, they only played one song off that one. Instead, they loaded the set with classics…

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Obituary, Exodus & Power Trip announce tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Death metal legends Obituary and thrash legends Exodus have announced a tour together, with killer support from one of the best modern thrash bands around, Power Trip. Obituary are supporting this year’s self-titled album and Power Trip are supporting the great Nightmare Logic

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Mastodon announce fall North American tour, playing Rock Allegiance

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Mastodon announced another run of 2017 tour dates with Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles. They also play NJ’s Rock Allegiance festival with Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Gojira, and more.

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Tool continued their tour at Allstate Arena (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After playing Boston Calling, NYC’s Governors Ball, and more, Tool continued their tour in the Chicago area on Thursday night. Their setlist was similar to previous shows, including “The Pot” which got its tour debut in Michigan a night earlier…

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Bad Brains played a secret set at Darryl Jenifer’s art show (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It was the first time H.R., Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know, and Earl Hudson played a Bad Brains set together in years, ahead of their upcoming official return at Riot Fest. The set also included guest lead-vocal appearances by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and original Bad Brains singer Sid McCray.

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Bison (BC) prep ‘You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient’ (stream a track)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Five years on from Lovelessness, with a new label and bass player in tow, Bison (formerly Bison B.C.) return with You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient. It may prove to be the band’s best album yet

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Captain Beyond touring before Days of Darkness fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Earlier this year, influential hard rock/heavy psych band Captain Beyond announced some festival appearances, including the MDF-presented Days of Darkness and Maryland Doom Fest, and they’ve since added some club shows…

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Destruction, Jungle Rot & Warbringer @ Gramercy Theatre (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

German thrash vets Destruction are on tour now and hit NYC on June 1 at Gramercy Theatre. They played a handful of songs off their classic 1985 debut Infernal Overkill, a few from last year’s Under Attack, and other favorites…

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Iron Maiden’s ‘Book of Souls’ tour hit Prudential Center (pics, setlist, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Not ones to rely on nostalgia, Maiden played plenty of The Book of Souls at their show at Newark’s Prudential Center last night (6/7). Six of the 15 songs in their set were Book of Souls songs, and only two were from their fan favorite The Number of the Beast, which turned 35 this year

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Ozzy, NIN, A Perfect Circle, Mastodon, Run the Jewels, more playing Aftershock

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sacramento’s Aftershock is yet another date on Ozzy Osbourne’s gradually-expanding festival tour (with Zakk Wylde).

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Outside Lands 2017 daily lineups & single-day tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The San Francisco fest includes The Who, Metallica, Gorillaz, Queens of the Stone Age, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, Fleet Foxes, Dr. Octagon, and more.

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