Sam Roon

SHRED TILL YOUR DEAD TOUR… CANCELLED?

ONE DAY after the announcement of the ‘Shred ‘Til You’re Dead‘ tour, the apologies are flowing and the event is cancelled. Yup, that shit was faker than a motherfucker.  My boner is gone and the same goes for thousands of other fans who were told that one of the greatest wank-fests ever was coming to a town near you!  The

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DECAPITATED IS LOOKING FOR A NEW BASS PLAYER

Decapitated is looking for a bassist.  What?  Yeah, that’s right- they really haven’t had a steady guy in many years and I’m assuming they’re searching for the real deal.  That being said, this news is based off of a very simple post they made on their facebook page which reads, “DECAPITATED IS LOOKING FOR BASS PLAYER.” There’s nothing more than the

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SLIPKNOT ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, “ANTENNAS TO HELL”

Slipknot is known for a great many things.  A powerful live show… relentless keg beating… having 9 members… revolutionizing popular heavy music… and all of that while still maintaining an upward swing of success.  On the heels of announcing Knotfest, Slipknot has announced, “Antennas To Hell,” a ‘best-of’ compilation spanning their 13 years of existence (17 if you want to get REALLY

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EVILE, “IN MEMORIAM” VIDEO RELEASED

Evile released their latest video for the track, “In Memoriam” last week and it’s a very different sounding piece.  I’m still trying to wrap my head around it right now because I’m still rocking out to the relentlessly brutal tunes they’ve released before.  These dudes are super-talented so I’m hoping they’ll be able to nail down this new sound, though I’m

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LAMB OF GOD RELEASE FIRST TRAILER FOR “AS THE PALACES BURN”

Lamb of God have released the first trailer for “As The Palaces Burn,” a feature film about heavy metal music around the world. The film, which examines metal’s impact on people in areas wracked by economic uncertainty and political unrest, will come out sometime in 2013, and filming is still ongoing. So far, filmmaker Don Argott has taken his crew

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ANTHRAX, DEATH ANGEL, AND TESTAMENT TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA YET AGAIN

Fans in Canada and select cities in the northern part of the U.S. will finally have a chance to see what reviewers have called “The Best Metal Tour of the Year,” when co-headliners Anthrax and Testament, joined by Death Angel, kick off an early autumn trek on September 14. Starting in Portland, OR, the bands will work their way north,

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LITA FORD INTERVIEW

Note: The day after I conducted the interview around which this article is written, my three-month old hard drive crashed, vaporizing not only my entire music collection but also the MP3 of my interview with Lita Ford. Each quotation in the article below was remembered verbatim, and frankly, you just don’t forget the subject matter you cover when you talk

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SHRED TILL YOUR DEAD TOUR… CANCELLED?

ONE DAY after the announcement of the ‘Shred ‘Til You’re Dead‘ tour, the apologies are flowing and the event is cancelled. Yup, that shit was

DECAPITATED IS LOOKING FOR A NEW BASS PLAYER

Decapitated is looking for a bassist.  What?  Yeah, that’s right- they really haven’t had a steady guy in many years and I’m assuming they’re searching for

EVILE, “IN MEMORIAM” VIDEO RELEASED

Evile released their latest video for the track, “In Memoriam” last week and it’s a very different sounding piece.  I’m still trying to wrap my head

LITA FORD INTERVIEW

Note: The day after I conducted the interview around which this article is written, my three-month old hard drive crashed, vaporizing not only my entire