In May 2014, a bulk of new releases will invade your ears. Need to know what to expect? We're giving you the breakdown right here.
The involuntary manslaughter trial involving the doctor who treated Slipknot bassist Paul Gray in the days before his 2010 death is now under way at the Polk Country District Court in Iowa, and the big story to come out of yesterday's courtroom proceedings was the revealing testimony by Gray's widow Brenna.
Between the Buried and Me released a true masterpiece with 'The Parallax II: Future Sequence' in 2012. The group is well known for composing long, rich pieces of progressive metal, and this is displayed beautifully in BTBAM's new music video for the near 11-minute track, 'Lay Your Ghosts to Rest.'
Saturday night's (April 19) Firefest in Lakewood, Ohio near Cleveland was marred by violence outside the Foundry nightclub that resulted in a slew of arrests, a few victims treated for injuries at local hospitals and an early end to the night of music. Police have released more details and unveiled video from the massive brawl that reportedly included around 50 people.
Steel Panther are the undisputed and self-described saviors of heavy metal. The band proved that fact once again on April 1 when their third album, 'All You Can Eat,' single-handedly saved the world from armageddon. This was documented in the music video for 'Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World,' so to praise Steel Panther further, we present to you this exclusive acoustic performance of the song.
Rob Zombie is one of rock's busiest men, continually balancing recording, touring and a career as a movie director. During one of Zombie's brief breaks in his schedule, he took a few minutes to chat with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about his upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release 'The Zombie Horror Picture Show' and its accompanying book, his plans regarding a Manson Family project and more. Check out Full Metal Jackie's chat with Rob Zombie below.
The death of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) has resulted in countless tributes taking many forms, but this is certainly one of the most unique. On May 3, the 'All Hail GWAR!' memorial art show will open, with nearly 100 artists set to display their GWAR-inspired works during the month-long, free, all-ages event.
The legacy of Death and late mastermind Chuck Schuldiner continues as the band's legendary 'Leprosy' album is about to be re-released. The two-disc release will include a remastered version of 'Leprosy' along with never-before-heard rehearsal demos from the album's practice sessions. The reissue won't be available to buy until April 29, but you can stream the entire double album below!