Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach has had a busy year to say the least, most recently capped off with a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance ('In Due Time'). After he rejoined the band last year, Killswitch Engage have toured relentlessly behind their latest album, ‘Disarm the Descent.’
Dream Theater have received their second overall Grammy nomination. The progressive metal giants were nominated for the golden gramophone in the 2014 Best Metal Performance category for 'The Enemy Inside.' In response to the nomination, Dream Theater have released a statement to show their appreciation.
Seether frontman Shaun Morgan is the latest rocker to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela. A huge amount of musicians and other public figures have memorialized Mandela since he passed away on Dec. 5, but as a native South African, Morgan's statement is unique as he witnessed firsthand what it was like in his home country when Mandela was released from prison after 27 years.
Ever since lead singer Kevin DuBrow's tragic death six years ago, longtime Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali has worked tirelessly to keep a version of the band on the road that can play true to the spirit of being heavy metal's first group to have a No. 1 album. Along with his musical soulmate DuBrow, Banali has helped guide the band since their famed album 'Metal Health' erupted on the scene back in 1983.
Dethklok's Brendon Small was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Small recently released, 'Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera,' and he opened up about the ambitious project. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Dethklok's Brendon Small.