WITCHBURN • “Der Hexenhammer”

Hailing from Seattle, Washington, the female-fronted metal group WITCHBURN have released their official music video for the song “Der Hexenhammer“. The video was written, directed and edited by Jeff Ferrell (Ghostlight). Produced by Jeff Ferrell together with WITCHBURN, the video stars Trin MillerRamona Freeborn and the Seattle Knights. The single “Der Hexenhammer” is featured on the band’s September 2013 release “Bathed In Blood” which is available on iTunes at this location.


CROWBAR • “Walk With Knowledge Wisely”

Hailing from New Orleans, the sludge/doom metallers CROWBAR have released their official music video for the song “Walk With Knowledge Wisely“. The track is featured on the band’s latest album “Symmetry In Black” released in May of 2014 on Century Media Records. The album “Symmetry In Black” was produced by Kirk Windstein and Duane Simoneaux and mixed by Josh Wilbur. The band’s latest effort is their tenth studio LP and is the first since the group’s 2011 release “Sever The Wicked Hand“.  The new “Symmetry In Black” album is available from iTunes at this location.


SUFFOKATE Streaming New Track “The Imposter”

Oakland, CA’s Suffokate have returned with a new song, “The Impostor”, which can be heard below. The song features the band’s new lineup, which consists of Lars Diaz (drums), John Oliva (vocals), Ivan Munguia (bass), Jason Graff (guitar), and Miguel Esparza (guitar).
Suffokate will return to the road in July on the Murder Without Motive Tour alongside Abiotic, Aegaeon, and As They Sleep. Dates for the tour are as follows:

3 – Houston, TX – Walters
4 – San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit
5 – Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
6 – Dallas, TX – Tomcats West
7 – Tulsa, OK – Vanguard
8 – Chicago, IL – Bada Brew (with Reaping Asmodeia)
9 – Milwaukee, WI – The Metal Grill (with Reaping Asmodeia)
10 – Burnsville, MN – The Garage (with Reaping Asmodeia)
11 – Iowa City, IA – Gabes (with Reaping Asmodeia)
12 – Denver, CO – The Rock House
13 – Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios
14 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
16 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
17 – Richland, WA – Rays Golden Lion
18 – Salem, OR – The Nest
19 – Santa Rosa, CA – Live Musicians Co-op
20 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Rock Shop
21 – Riverside, CA – Clash City Studios
22 – Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Sports Centre
23 – West Hollywood, CA – The Whisky a Go Go
24 – Anaheim, CA – Mirror Image Studios
25 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red


ArtistWorks Online Guitar School Offers $2,500 G4 Experience

AristWorks Online Rock Guitar School with Paul Gilbert is offering one lucky winner a chance to spend four days and nights with guitar virtuosos Joe SatrianiPaul GilbertAndy Timmons and Mike Keneally – a guitar player’s dream come true. Online Rock Guitar School teacher, Paul Gilbert, is one of the four marquee artists to lead four days and nights of workshops, musical performances and unparalleled personal interaction for a select group of 175 guitarists. One lucky winner will get the ArtistWorks prize package valued at $2,500 (although the proximity to these legendary players is priceless in itself). The package includes free admission for the full four-day rock experience as well as lodging, meals, and up to $500 for travel. This unique music camp which combines entertainment, education and a vacation experience will be held from August 11-15 at the picturesque Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, California, located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The event is run by Dreamcatcher Events.

Enter for a chance to win this incredible G4 Experience giveaway at this location. Must be over 18 to enter. Only one entry per person. No purchase necessary to enter. Contest ends July 14th, 2014. Complete contest rules are available at this location.

An unlimited membership to Paul Gilbert’s Online Rock Guitar School starts as low as $90 for three (3) months, even those who don’t win can always enjoy the benefits of Paul Gilbert’s master teaching any time of the day or night at his ArtistWorks Online Rock Guitar School where members can get ongoing video feedback on their playing from Paul himself. Unlike one-way online video lessons, ArtistWorks’ patent-pending Video Exchange™ Feedback Platform allows students to submit their practice videos by smartphone, tablet or computer and get personalized feedback from Paul in return. All the video exchanges betweenPaul and individual members are paired together online for all members to learn from, creating a constantly growing and evolving virtual master clas


CARNIFEX • “Die Without Hope”

San Diego’s own modern death metal crew CARNIFEX have uploaded their official music video for the title track “Die Without Hope“. The song is featured on the band’s latest album release “Die Without Hope” available now from Nuclear Blast Records at this location. The album is also available for purchase through digital download retailers iTunes andAmazon.

The new “Die Without Hope” album marks the band’s fifth full-length album as well as their debut on Nuclear Blast. The album features 10 tracks and over 35 minutes of crushing metal that no fan of heavy music can deny. Recorded atAudiohammer Studios in Sanford, FL and produced by the esteemed Mark Lewis (ARSISTHE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER,WHITECHAPELDEVILDRIVERDEICIDESIX FEET UNDER), San Diego’s finest metal export deliver an album that stands as a definitive cornerstone for modern death metal. Since their formation, CARNIFEX have proven time and time again that their die-hard fan base combined with their DIY work ethic is unmatched. The new “Die Without Hope” album is no exception.


BLACK KNIVES • “Take The Best”

The explosive metallic hardcore crew BLACK KNIVES have released their official music video for the song “Take The Best“. The track is featured on the band’s upcoming album “The Thirteenth Hour” which is scheduled for release June 2014 onSpook Records and Useless Distribution. The new “The Thirteenth Hour” album is available for pre-order now at this location.


OMEGA DIATRIBE • “Unshadowed Days”

Hailing from Budapest, the metal group OMEGA DIATRIBE have released their official music video for the song “Unshadowed Days“. The video has been unleashed upon the masses courtesy of DjentWorldWideTV. The track “Unshadowed Days” is featured on the band’s October 2013 release “IAPETUS” available via BandCamp at this location.



Legendary thrash metallers SLAYER have released their brand new song “Implode“. The track is SLAYER’s first new song since “World Painted Blood” was released back in 2009 and they’re giving the song away for FREE on the official SLAYERwebsite! All you need to do is enter your email address at this location and SLAYER will send you the download link. The band is currently writing and recording more new music and will be hitting the road this month with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and EXODUS! Get more tour details on the band’s official site at this location.


ARCH ENEMY • “You Will Know My Name”

ARCH ENEMY have released their official music video for the song “You Will Know My Name“. With their upcoming album release “War Eternal“, ARCH ENEMY have introduced a new member to their ranks, Alissa White-Gluz, the former vocalist of Canadian act THE AGONIST. The new “War Eternal” album is scheduled for release June 10, 2014 on Century Media Records.

Angela Gossow, who originally joined ARCH ENEMY in 2000 and made her debut on the now classic “Wages Of Sin” (2001), has stepped down as front-woman to focus on the band’s management. The new “War Eternal” album was recorded in various studios during winter 2013/2014 and was produced by the band themselves with Jens Bogren(OPETHPARADISE LOSTKREATOR) mixing and mastering the album inside Fascination Street Studio.


New Todd Owens video interview with Rude guitarist and vocalist Yusef Wallace

Welcome to the filthy side of death metal, welcome to RUDE. FDA Rekotz  is really happy to present this uncompromising debut album of rotten death metal. RUDERude 1 from Berkeley, CA (USA), combine classic filigrane death metal in the vein of the early Pestilence stuff with the dirt of maniacs like Autopsy. Catchy, brutal, brain crushing metal to the bone.
Cover artwork by the almighty Dan Seagrave (Entombed, Pestilence, Suffocation etc.).
“Soul Recall” will be published on CD, LP and Download on May 30th.!