Professionally filmed video footage of OVERKILL‘s August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen above.
OVERKILL will play a special show at the legendary punk rock concert venue 100 Club on August 9 during this year’s Olympic Games in London, England.
The band’s new album, “The Electric Age“, sold 6,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 77 on The Billboard 200 chart.
Artisan News Services recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian and Frank Bello. In the interview the guys talk about recording the new special re-release of Worship Music, featuring covers from RUSH, BOSTON, BLACK SABBATH and AC/DC. Check it out above.
Anthrax is currently on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2012. Remaining dates are as follows: August 5 – Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre
The band will also hit the road with TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL this fall:
September 14 – Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades 15 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre 16 – Kennewick, WA – Toyota Center 17 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory 20 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre 21 – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall 22 – Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Event Centre 24 – Saskatoon, SK – Odeon Event Center 25 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre 29 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall 30 – Quebec City, QC – Capitole du Quebec
October 2 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis 3 – Portland, ME – State Theater 5 – Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theatre
As previously reported, Anthrax have been confirmed as main support to MOTÖRHEAD on their upcoming European run in winter 2012.
Confirmed dates include: November 5 – Wolverhampton, UK – Civic Hall 6 – Manchester, UK – Apollo 8 – Newcastle, UK – City Hall 9 – Glasgow, Scotland – Academy 11 – Leicester, UK – De Montford Hall 12 – Cambridge, UK – Corn Exchange 14 – Portsmouth, UK – Guildhall 15 – Bournemouth, UK – Solent Hall 17 – London, UK – Brixton Academy 18 – Bristol, UK – Colston Hall 21 – Paris, France – Zenith 23 – Einhoven, Netherlands – Klokgebouw 24 – Saarbrücken, Germany – Garage *without Motörhead 25 – Oberhausen, Germany – TBA 26 – Offenbach, Germany – Stadthalle 28 – Ludwigsburg, Germany – Arena 30 – Erfurt, Germany – Thuringenhalle
December 1 – München, Germany - Zenith 4 – Hannover, Germany – AWD Hall 5 – Berlin, Germany – TBA
Shortly before boarding a flight to New York earlier today after spending more than a month at a Prague, Czech Republic prison on manslaughter charges, LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe spoke to TV Nova about his ordeal and vowed to “clear his name.” You can watch the seven-minute chat above.
Professionally filmed video footage of HAMMERFALL‘s August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen above.
The members of HAMMERFALL announced in March that they were take an extended break immediately following their festival appearances this summer.
“It has been an unbelievable first 15 years, to say the least,” said guitarist Oscar Dronjak, “and now we are taking a pause to ensure that we have another 15 years ahead of us.”
“Godless“, the brand-new video from UK death/thrash metal outfit Bloodshot Dawn is now available for viewing above. The song is off the band’s self-titled album released in January.
The clip was directed by Jordan Saunders.
(via Metal Storm)
LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was released from custody after spending more than a month at a Prague, Czech Republic prison on manslaughter charges.
According to Blesk.cz, Blythe boarded a direct flight to New York at approximately 1:00 p.m. CEST (Central European Summer Time) today. He is expected to land on U.S. soil this afternoon.
“I’m relieved to be out of Pankrác jail,” Blythe told TV Nova at the airport before catching his flight. “It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t exactly fun.”
He added, “I’m relieved to be out of jail, but if it’s necessary for me to return to Prague to go to this court thing, I certainly will. I’m no flight risk.”
Photos of Blythe at the Prague airport earlier today before getting on his flight (courtesy of Blesk.cz):
Toronto rockers DANKO JONES have posted a new teaser trailer for their forthcoming album, Rock And Roll Is Black And Blue, which is due to be released on October 9th. Check it out above.
Danko Jones recently updated their European tour schedule for the fall with dates in Finland, Germany, Austria and The Netherlands.
Check it out below:
October 16 – The Circus – Helsinki, Finland 17 – Debaser Medis – Stockholm, Sweden 18 – Pustervik – Göteborg, Sweden 19 – John Dee – Oslo, Norway 20 – KB – Malmö, Sweden 21 – Docks – Hamburg, Germany 23 – Schlachthof – Bremen, Germany 24 – Melkweg – Amsterdam, Netherlands 29 – Arena – Vienna, Austria 30 – Longhorn LKA – Stuttgart, Germany 31 – Theaterfabrik – Munich, Germany
November 1 – Postbahnhof – Berlin, Germany 3 – Batschkapp – Frankfurt, Germany
MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has uploaded a new 14-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band’s August 1 concert at the Bangkok Metal Fest 1 at the Moonstar Studio 8 in Bangkok, Thailand. Check it out above. Support at the event came from Thai acts THE SUN, DEZEMBER and EBOLA.
As previously reported, MEGADETH was forced to postpone its previously announced August 3 concert at Club Tango in Beijing, China “due to issues with the show license for the venue,” according to a statement on the band’s official web site. The message added, “We are working on resolving this. We will reschedule and look forward to coming to China soon.”
Bryan Odell, a reporter from Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted an interview with vocalist Levi Benton of Ohio metallers MISS MAY I on June 27 at the Chula Vista, California stop of the Vans Warped Tour. You can now watch the chat above.
Cleveland-based youth-culture magazine Alternative Press recently announced MISS MAY I as the headliner for its annual fall tour, The AP Tour Fall 2012, sponsored by Petersaysdenim. The tour, featuring a lineup handpicked by the AP staff, will be heading out on a 32-day trek that kicks off mid-October and wraps at the end of November.
MISS MAY I will receive direct support from California heavy hitters THE GHOST INSIDE, melodic metal act LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES, Australia’s modern metal quintet THE AMITY AFFLICTION, and technical metal up-and-comers GLASS CLOUD.
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