At the 2013 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we got a few minutes to spend with Municipal Waste bassist Land Phil. Along with the usual partying conversation that comes with a member of Waste, we got some interesting tour stories from the bassist about how to entertain yourself on the road.
Egypt Central are no more, but rising out of the ashes of that band is the new outfit Devour the Day. The group was launched by two of Egypt Central's primary songwriters -- Joey "Chicago" Walser and Blake Allison -- in the wake of the band's split and the duo used the opportunity to expand their musical horizons with an album that shows a broader variety of styles.
If you're a true metal fan, a must-read for you this year is 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists.' Penned by co-authors Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins, the book provides an interesting source of debate as it provides list after entertaining list based on metal's history. A number of rock's top names have lent their contributions to the book and placed their stamp of approval. One of those rockers supporting the book is Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera, who offers his comments in the exclusive video below.
Rejoice, Stone Sour fans! We've got one hell of an exclusive for you. As you may already know, Stone Sour / Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has written a total of four comic books to accompany the narrative of Stone Sour's two 'House of Gold & Bones' albums. The second issue hits comic book stores May 22, and we've got a whopping six pages from the comic for you right now, along with an variant cover for the fourth and final issue of the series.
Detroit party metallers Wilson are soon to release their debut album, 'Full Blast F---ery' this summer, and we've got an exclusive taste of the new record right here, right now. The track 'College Gangbang' is now available for your listening pleasure, along with a sweet video paying tribute to partying punks and metalheads throughout the ages.
It should be quite a summer this year with Alice Cooper -- the original shock rocker -- and Marilyn Manson -- his modern-day equivalent -- teaming up on tour together. Their partnership took them to the Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet and we were able to speak with both musicians on a variety of topics, including stalkers, dangerous stage props and, of course, their mutual admiration for each other ahead of this summer's 'Masters of Madness' tour.
This year finds Slipknot playing just a few gigs as the band's members are scattered all over doing a variety of projects. However, Loudwire recently spoke with percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan on the Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet and he proclaimed that 2014 will feature a major return of the 'Knot!