Fates Warning, Metal Blade Reunite

By Philip Sayblack Photo Credit: Stephanie Cabral Fates Warning and Metal Blade Records have reunited. The veteran progressive rock band announced this week that it signed a new deal with Metal Blade Records.  Most recently, the band was signed with InsideOut Music, which released the band’s most recent recordings, Theories of Flight (2016) and Live Over Europe (2018). Front man Ray Alder addressed...

February 16th, 2019

Allegaeon Announces New LP Specs; Debuts Video For Album’s Lead Single

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Metal outfit Allegaeon announced the first details for its new album this week. The band announced its new album, titled Apoptosis, is scheduled for release on Apr. 19 via Metal Blade Records. The 11-song record (the band’s fifth full-length studio recording) will be released on a variety of platforms, all of which are noted below. – where the...

February 2nd, 2019

Whitechapel Releases Third Single From ‘The Valley’

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Whitechapel debuted the latest single from its new album this week. The veteran Tennessee-based metal outfit debuted the song ‘Third Depth‘ on Tuesday.  The song’s musical arrangement stands out as its verses echo influences of Tool while the choruses are just as familiar, with the band’s trademark down-tuned guitars and gutteral growling from...

January 18th, 2019

KsE, Parkway Drive Announce Spring Co-Headlining Tour

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Killswitch Engage and Parkway Drive are heading out on the road together. The bands announced Monday that they will embark on the co-headlining “Collapse The World Tour” on April 18 in San Francisco, CA.  According to a news release from Metal Blade Records, KsE’s new label home, the tour is scheduled to run through May 16 in Milwaukee, WI and...

December 18th, 2018

Whitechapel Debuts Second Single From ‘The Valley’

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Whitechapel released the second single from its forthcoming album The Valley this week. The band debuted its new single ‘Black Bear‘ on Thursday.  The song follows the debut of the album’s lead single ‘Brimstone‘ on Nov. 1. Produced by Mark Lewis (Cannibal Corpse, The Black Dahlia Murder), mixed by David Castillo and mastered by Ted Jensen...

December 16th, 2018

Slayer Announces Dates For Final World Tour: Leg Five

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records Slayer’s worldwide farewell tour will officially run into summer 2019. The band announced the dates for Leg Five of its final world tour on Monday.  Leg Five will bring the band back to North America for a series of dates through May, starting May 2 and running through May 25.  Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will serve as support...

December 11th, 2018

‘The Face of Fear’ Shows Artillery Still Has Plenty Of Ammunition

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack It’s hard to believe, but in a little more than a month, 2018 will officially over, and 2019 will be here.  It goes without saying that this year has been another impressive one for the metal community, with powerful new releases from acts, such as Soulfly, Tesseract and Nonpoint just to name a few acts.  Though the year is almost over, the year’s...

November 24th, 2018

Artillery Debuts ‘Pain’ Video

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Artillery debuted the music video for its latest single this week. The band debuted the video for its third single ‘Pain‘ on Thursday. The video illustrates the song’s lyrical message about a person battling with alcoholism by presenting a man looking in the mirror at himself, realizing what he has become and coming to terms with his situation. Speaking...

November 9th, 2018

Whitechapel Announces New LP Specs, Releases Album’s Lead Single; Celebrates Album Anniversary With Tour

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Whitechapel has announced the release date for its next album, and in anticipation, the band is giving audiences their first preview of the album. The Valley, the band’s seventh full-length studio recording is currently scheduled to be released March 29 via Metal Blade Records.  In anticipation of its release, the band is streaming the record’s lead single ‘Brimstone‘...

November 3rd, 2018

Amon Amarth Releases New Live Clip From ‘The Pursuit of Vikings’ Package

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Amon Amarth has released a new live clip from its forthcoming documentary/live recording package. The band debuted the video of its performance of ‘Raise Your Horns’ Nov. 2 via its official YouTube channel.  The song is taken from the live portion of the band’s upcoming doc/live package, The Pursuit if Vikings: 25 Years in the Eye of the Storm. ...

November 3rd, 2018