Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

Scott Mitchell Putesky , more famously known as Daisy Berkowitz, was the lead guitarist and co-founder of the band Marilyn Manson. His stage name was created by combining Daisy Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard TV Show, with the serial killer David Berkowitz. He left the band on May 8, 1996, about halfway through the recording of Antichrist Superstar over differences with Marilyn Manson. In September 2013, Putesky was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer. Besides Marilyn…

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HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

2017 marks another chapter in the career of exceptional rock act,HOOBASTANK, by signing to the Austrian indie label NAPALM RECORDS and announcing their next album, scheduled for the first half of 2018. HOOBASTANK comments on their future endeavors: “We’re extremely thrilled about signing with Napalm Records and honored to be joining their roster of talented artists. For our 6th full-length album we finally got to work with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5). We had been wanting…

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ARCH ENEMY Debut New Music Video for Single, “The Race”, Taken From “Will To Power”

ARCH ENEMY Debut New Music Video for Single, “The Race”, Taken From “Will To Power”

Having just completed a successful run of dates across Eastern Europe on the “Will To Power International Tour”, extreme metal giants ARCH ENEMY are back with another ripping single from their recently released album, “Will To Power”, with the music video single for “The Race”. Founding member Michael Amott commented: “This was actually the last song written for the ‘Will To Power’ album. Listening through all the material we had up to that point we agreed that…

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Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

VAI ACADEMY 4.0 4 DAYS & NIGHTS OF NON-STOP GUITAR   Vai Academy is a 4 day event for players and music-lovers of all ages, levels, interests, and taste! Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan. Our four-day programs offer activities and workshops for you. Our environments are non-competitive and are strictly about immersing oneself in the joys of music and our lovely surroundings! Please visit http://vaiacademy.com/ for more information JANUARY 3 – 7,…

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WATAIN To Release “Nuclear Alchemist” 7-Inch Single on October 31, 2017

WATAIN To Release “Nuclear Alchemist” 7-Inch Single on October 31, 2017

Prepare for Swedish Black Metal violence courtesy of WATAIN on Halloween as October 31 marks the international release date for the band’s savage new single, “Nuclear Alchemy”, taken from their new album set for release on January 5, 2018. “Nuclear Alchemy” is the sound of an eager beast let loose from its cage at last. A song of violent fire, impending doom and of necks craned in ecstasy. A dissolving injection of power and force into the coagulated veins of…

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Overdrive.ie Premiere New Overoth Music Video ‘God Of Delusion’

Overdrive.ie Premiere New Overoth Music Video ‘God Of Delusion’

Late last month Irish death dealers Overoth released their second full length The Forgotten Tome via Hostile Media. With no less than ten tracks and over 40 minutes of extreme metal laden with orchestration, and artwork from none other than Will Simpson (Game Of Thrones, DC Comics), the quartet’s grand opus has seen praise from fans and the metal press the world over. “If there was ever a perfect example of what death metal is, I would…

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SEVENTH CALLING announce special appearance at Swordmetal Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota heavy metal band SEVENTH CALLING has announced a special appearance by guitarist Alex Ritchey at this year’s installment of the Swordmetal Festival set to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Neisen’s Sports Club in Savage, Minnesota. Guitarist / vocalist Steve Handel has checked in with the following comment: “I am totally excited about Alex joining us on the stage for this great event. It has been a while since Seventh Calling was based…

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Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist!

Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist!

Prog Metallers ‘Vrona’ announce two new tracks – and the addition of a vocalist! Within a year of their inception, Vrona had already performed at Bloodstockand Mammothfest, and shared stages with the likes of Dorje, Cambion, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing and more. Their first EP ‘A Lapse In Time’ released in early 2016 gained them critical acclaim with their instrumental offerings being compared to a vocal-less mix of Karnivool, TesseracT and Tool. 2017 sees a marked change in the band as…

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INTEGRITY Release Playthrough Video; Announce B.C. Rich Guitar Contest

INTEGRITY Release Playthrough Video; Announce B.C. Rich Guitar Contest

INTEGRITY has released a guitar playthrough video for the song “Burning Beneath the Devil’s Cross” via their latest album, Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. Watch the clip via YouTube HERE.   Additionally, INTEGRITY has partnered with No Echo, B.C. Rich, Ernie Ball, Lace Pickups and Relapse Records to allow fans to win a prize pack including a B.C. Rich Guitar. Fans are encouraged to enter by recording their own version of the guitar solo in “Burning Beneath The Devil’s…

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Wolfhorde releases digital tribute EP featuring songs from Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis!

Wolfhorde releases digital tribute EP featuring songs from Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis!

Wolfhorde is releasing a tribute EP with three cover songs from the best known pioneers of Finnish metal music: Finntroll, Moonsorrow and Amorphis. These bands have been big inspiration to Wolfhorde and also to many others.   From the core, Wolfhorde is a Folk Metal band, but after all categories don’t really mean that much. With this release we want to show where our biggest musical inspiration comes from and how long and diverse is the history of Finnish…

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