Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax Jam in Doubt- Hear New Coldplay Song- Hitler Vs Opeth- Iron Maiden Book- Chuck Berry Protest- Leslie West Post-Amputation Interview- more
The new track from Coldplay entitled "Minor Minus" is up now on their website and YouTube. It will be released as part of the "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall" EP. Check it out here
This was just too strange to pass up: (MU) It seems as if Hitler has once again felt extreme heartbreak and anger over a new metal album set for release in 2011. Following his excessive rage towards Morbid Angel's "Illud Divinum Inanus" earlier this summer a new spoof, of the 2004 German film "Der Untergang/Downfall," has been made of Hitler reacting to the forthcoming new album from Swedish progressive death metallers Opeth, titled "Heritage." You can check out the reaction here
(The 1st Five) The Fall Of Troy‘s second record, Doppelgänger, is going to be reissued on vinyl towards the beginning of August. more
(FMQB) John Butler Trio will release a new live CD/DVD set, Live At Red Rocks, via ATO Records on July 19. more
(Reuters) An 86-year-old former city official said on Thursday she and dozens of supporters would try to delay installation of a statue of rock pioneer Chuck Berry because he "is a felon and not a friend of women." more
(FMQB) Danko Jones has released a deluxe reissue of his latest full-length album, Below the Belt. The expanded version includes two new bonus tracks titled "Guest List Blues" and "Rock N Roll Proletariat," as well as the entire Below the Belt music video trilogy. more
(BW&BK) One of the Howard Stern Show's favorite musical guests, legendary Mountain guitarist Leslie West, has just undergone an emergency amputation to, in the words of his reps, “save his life.” Here the interview here
(Lambgoat) Spawn Of Possession entered the studio last weekend to begin recording their Relapse Records debut. more
(PNO) A video of Touche Amore's entire set of their record release show at Backside Records in Burbank, CA is up for viewing. The release show was for Touché's Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me that was released earlier this year via Deathwish Inc.. The video can be seen here
(Lambgoat) Wolves Like Us will release their debut album, Late Love, in North America on September 13 via Prosthetic Records. more
(BMN) Orion Books has announced that the photographic documentary compiled by official Iron Maiden photographer John McMurtrie entitled "On Board Flight 666" will be published in the U.K. on October 20. more
(BW&BK) Vader have confirmed more summer shows and festival appearances. Says the band: "Vader will take part in a few prestigious festivals such as Metal Hammer Festival (Poland), Summer Breeze (Germany), Brutal Assault (Czech Republic), Close-Up Baten (Sweden) and many more." more
On this day in 1967, The Monkees went to #1 on the U.S. album charts with Headquarters, the group’s second chart-topper.
On this day in 1988, UB40 bass player Earl Falconer was sent to prison for six months, with a further 12 suspended, after admitting to causing his brother’s death in a car accident.
On this day in 1989, Richard Marx scored his second U.S. #1 single with “Satisfied.” Find out what else happened on this date in music history here