ELLEFSON, FEATURING MEGADETH BASSIST/CO-FOUNDER DAVID ELLEFSON REVEALS FULL TRACKLISTING FOR COVERS LP, ‘NO COVER’!

ELLEFSON the eponymous solo band of Grammy-Winning Megadeth bassist/co-founder David Ellefson has announced the tentative tracklisting for NO COVER, out 10/2 on Combat Records, featuring 17+ cover songs including classic tracks from Motorhead, WASP, Def Leppard, Cheap Trick, Queen, Judas Priest, Twisted Sister, Fastway, Fight, Dead Kennedys, and more, with cover art by Melody Myers (Ellefson, Altitudes and Attitude, Escape The Fate), an homage to [...]

MERCYFUL FATE RELEASE ‘DON’T BREAK THE OATH’, ‘MELISSA’, AND ‘MERCYFUL FATE’ RE-ISSUES THROUGH METAL BLADE RECORDS!

On June 5th, Mercyful Fate will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums Don't Break the Oath, Melissa, and Mercyful Fate via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card; the CDs contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out poster.  King Diamond comments, "These are not remasters. These are the albums as [...]

NITA STRAUSS LAUNCHES ROCK GUITAR FUNDAMENTALS!

Los Angeles born superstar guitarist, Nita Strauss, one of the most sought after and respected musicians in the world, has launched Rock Guitar Fundamentals - a 3 module online guitar teaching program suitable for learners of all levels. The course is available at www.iwanttoplayguitar.com and for a limited time, Nita is offering fans a 50% discount. No code required! Rock Guitar [...]

METAL FROM THE INSIDE PODCAST — EPISODE 6: DANIEL DEKAY

https://twitter.com/daniel_dekay/status/1243621788631826440 On Episode 6 of the Metal From The Inside podcast, Sydney discusses a new metalcore cover of Tiger King, Joe Exotic's "Here Kitty Kitty", Live Nation's initiative to help tour industry professionals, and this week's classic albums (3/30 - 4/5). Joining Sydney on the podcast is Daniel Dekay, guitarist for Diemonds and thrash metal [...]

TESTAMENT RELEASE FOURTH TITANS OF CREATION VIDEO TRAILER: CHUCK IN HIS ELEMENT!

The time has arrived for legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio album: Titans Of Creation which will be released this Friday via Nuclear Blast. Just as the elements of this planet thrive within all living creatures, each musician in TESTAMENT represents a necessary component of this latest musical creation.The band launched their [...]

JJ SAVAGE ANNOUNCES 2020 ‘JUNKYARD DOGS’ DATES!

JJ SAVAGE announces 2020 'Junkyard Dogs' tour dates. Band line-up to include previous members of Death Angel and Exodus. Universal Music Group artist JJ SAVAGE has announced a 2020 tour schedule to include shows with Rose Tattoo and other notables. Show dates include San Francisco and Hollywood appearances before heading to the East Coast with stops in Texas and Colorado. [...]

METAL FROM THE INSIDE PODCAST — EPISODE 4: TMS EDITION // DON JAMIESON

https://twitter.com/MetalBlade/status/1230726312601378816 In this week's episode, Sydney sits down with comedian, former co-host of That Metal Show, and current host of That Jamieson Show, Don Jamieson. The pair chat about the resurgence of vinyl, the release of Don's brand new comedy album 'Denim & Laughter' (a clever play on the famous Saxon record 'Denim & Leather'), [...]

HATEBREED ANNOUNCE 2020 U.S. HEADLINE TOUR DATES!

Nuclear Blast artist Hatebreed have just shared a new slate of U.S. headline tour dates for 2020. The Connecticut hardcore titans will hit the road with After the Burial, Havok, and Creeping Death in May. Tickets for the "Monsters of Mosh" Tour go on sale Friday, March 6 at 10am local time at this location.Hatebreed will also embark on a tour of the U.S. and [...]