Motörhead's guitarist Phil Campbell and his Phil Campbell's All Starr Band have shared online a cover of Black Sabbath's "Children Of The Grave". If you are curious to hear the result, check out the track below. Phil Campbell's All Starr Band is currently performing Motörhead classic songs and other rock covers of some of Phil's favourite bands but are also looking to record original material.
German heavy metal veterans Accept release their new album Blind Rage today in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. The band has also released a new lyric video for the track "Final Journey" which you can now enjoy here. Furthermore, you can also watch below an official live video clip for their hit "Teutonic Terror," taken from the bonus DVD, which is part of the limited edition of Blind Rage.
Rockers Aerosmith have canceled their Let Rock Rule tour date on August 13th after an unexplained illness of drummer Joey Kramer. They were set to play in Concord, California. More dates can be cancelled even though that is not official yet.
It was recently officially reported that Fausto Fanti, guitarist Blondie Hammet of comedy metal band Massacration, was found dead in his apartment in Pinheiros, the city of São Paulo, in the afternoon, by friend and fellow worker Adriano Silva (known for giving life to the character Joselito). The hypothesis for the cause of death of Fanti, who was 35 years of age, is that it was suicide by hanging with a belt. Also according to the investigators in the case, the comedian was divorcing his wife, with whom he had an eight year-old daughter.
A trailer for We Are Twisted F*cking Sister!, the forthcoming movie about Twisted Sister club days by German filmmaker Andrew Horn, can be seen below. Horn has been working on it for more than five years, and production was supported with a successful Indiegogo campaign in 2013.
Greek black metal act Astarte have lost their main member Maria "Tristessa" Kolokouri. After battling with leukemia, previous updates suggested she might be getting better but today her husband broke the sad news of her passing after complications. Maria founded the band with Kinthia and Nemesis back in 1995.
"Habitchual", the new video from Brazilian female-fronted metallers Shadowside, can be seen below. The clip was produced and directed by Studio Kaiowas and features an appearance by actress Rida Principessa. "Habitchual" is taken from Shadowside's third album, Inner Monster Out, which was released in May 2012 via Inner Wound Recordings.
NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 book, Tony Rettman's ambitious oral history, is coming out on Bazillion Points Books this November. The book captures ten years of struggle, including the scene's regional rivalries with D.C. and Boston, the birth of moshing, the clash and coming to terms of hardcore and heavy metal, the straightedge movement, and the unlikely influence of Krishna consciousness.
Triptykon just released their ominous new video. The week of Triptykon's much anticipated return appearances at Bloodstock Festival, UK (August 8th), and Jalometalli Festival, Finland, (August 9th), the Swiss extreme metal act unleashed the first of two video clips filmed to accompany of the group's second album, Melana Chasmata. For now, you can feast your eyes on "Aurorae" below.
After releasing their debut album Back To The Front via Century Media a couple of days ago, Swedish death metallers Entombed A.D. reveal a brand new official video, for the track "Pandemic Rage". This video clip was produced and directed by Valentin Mellström and Stian Roenning. It is available for streaming through the YouTube player below. Check it out!
"Alive And On Fire", a brand new official video from German power metallers Primal Fear, can now be seen below. The song is taken from the band's tenth studio album, Delivering The Black, which was released on January 24th in Europe and January 28th in North America via Frontiers Records.
Former UFO and Waysted bassist Pete Way has been given the all-clear after a battle with prostate cancer with which he was diagnosed last year. Way's solo album Walking On The Edge, which was put on hold during his health battle, is due for release later this year.
Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie have shared their new video for "The Call Of The Mountains", which is the new single from Origins. The song was made available as a digital single on July 25th. You can watch the video now here. It is the second video for the new album after "King". Do you like this one?
"Shark Attack" is the new video from Swedish heavy metallers Wolf, and can be seen below. The video was helmed by Owe Lingvall at Dreamday Media. If you want to check out what the band will bring with their new album Devil Seed, watch the video now here. Enjoy!