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EXES FOR EYES Confirmed for Heavy Montreal 2015; Want Fans to Do Epic Group Hug
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 31, 2015
Exes For Eyes have a new task for fans to create on epic huge crowd hug while the band performs at this year's Heavy Montreal on Sunday, August 9th at 1:30pm EST.
GLAMOUR OF THE KILL Announce They Are Splitting Up!
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Jul 28, 2015
UK metalcore band Glamour Of The Kill issue a statement confirming they are to split up. Read the reasons behind the split inside.
X Guitarist BILLY ZOOM Diagnosed with Bladder Cancer; Fund Set Up to Help Zoom and Family
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 09, 2015
Legendary guitarist, punk legend, and all-around nice guy, Billy Zoom, has been diagnosed with cancer.
KILLKANCER Non-Profit Established in Honour of SOUL ASYLUM Bassist KARL MUELLER on 10 Year Anniversary of His Passing
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jun 03, 2015
Karl Mueller was the bass player and founding member of famed Minneapolis band Soul Asylum. In 2015 KillKancer takes its mission worldwide and invites everybody to join in the fight.
FREQSTV Premieres New Mini-Documentary on New Heavy Metal Album Covers Book "AND JUSTICE FOR ART"
Comments Other News » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jun 01, 2015
The online channel, FreqsTV recently premiered a new mini-documentary focused on the making of the new book "And Justice For Art: Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers," which is a continuation of the PureGrainAudio.com series of the same name.
SURFER BLOOD Guitarist Thomas Fekete Needs Your Help: Launches GoFundMe to Cover Cancer Costs 
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 20, 2015
Thomas from Surfer Blood has cancer and has launched a GoFundMe page to help cover treatment costs.
LAMB OF GOD Frontman Randy Blythe Announces NYC Photography Exhibition
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Apr 13, 2015
D.Randall Blythe, frontman for Virginia metal heavyweights Lamb Of God has just announced a photography exhibition of his work to be held in New York City in May.
WORLDARTS Launches as the First-Ever Digital Discovery Platform Connecting Artists with Music Fans and Exclusive Opportunities for Worldwide Exposure
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 03, 2015
Imagine a digital discovery platform that allows artists to share their music, videos, and latest content with music enthusiasts across the globe, while also presenting one-of-a-kind opportunities for mass exposure through live performances at major…
TESTAMENT Vocalist CHUCK BILLY Launches "The Chief" Herbal Vaporizer Signature Series with Lord Vaper Pens
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 16, 2015
Lord Vaper Pens is pleased to announce the exclusive release of their brand new, high-temperature-yielding Chuck Billy Signature Herbal Vaporizer pen, "The Chief."
SLIPKNOT Guitarist Mick Thomson Stabbed During Knife Fight with Brother
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Mar 11, 2015
In one of the more bizarre stories of the year, Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson has been rushed to hospital following a knife fight with his brother at the guitarist's home.
New Video Preview Released for AND JUSTICE FOR ART Cover Artwork and Interview Book
Comments Other News » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Mar 10, 2015
A new video preview for the upcoming book "And Justice For Art: Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers" has been released, check it out below!
BILLY TALENT Announce 'HITS' Competition; Win 3 Days in the Studio
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Feb 17, 2015
Billy Talent are giving a lucky fan the chance to fly out to their studio in Canada for three days in this exclusive competition in support of their upcoming 'HITS' Compilation.
WITHIN THE RUINS In Serious Accident; Band Flips Van and Forced to Miss First Two Show on Current 2015 Tour
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Feb 16, 2015
Massachusetts Metal act Within The Ruins flipped their van and trailer off an interstate in Pennsylvania yesterday afternoon. While no one was hurt, their van, trailer and gear were completely destroyed (Photos Here).
HEART IN HAND Issue Statement Confirming Their Split; European Tour Dates Cancelled
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Feb 13, 2015
Highly rated UK melodic hardcore outfit Heart In Hand have confirmed they are to split with immediate effect. The split also means their upcoming European tour has been cancelled. Full statement inside.
IRON MAIDEN Make a Stand Against Ticket Touts
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Feb 06, 2015
Iron Maiden make a stance against "secondary ticket selling" a problem which is plaguing the music and sport industries and leaving genuine fans out of pocket.
NAPALM DEATH Send Letter to Indonesian Government to Save Briton Facing Death Penalty
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Feb 06, 2015
Napalm Death have written to the President of Indonesia, a fan of the band, to plea for mercy towards a Briton facing the death penalty for drug-smuggling.
TERMINUS TEES Launch "Support Local Music Campaign" Giving All Profits to Local Bands
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Feb 04, 2015
Terminus Tees offers an opportunity for music lovers to help the growth of local bands. When the Support Local Music tee shirt is purchased and a favorite local band is recommended, that band gets all the profits of the sale and the band name is prin…
AVERSIONS CROWN Frontman Colin Jeffs Steps Down; New Vocalist Announced
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Jan 28, 2015
Following his recent decision to sit out their European dates, Colins Jeffs has now confirmed his permanent departure from Aversions Crown.
BEHEMOTH to Release Official Biography 'Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors' on Metal Blade Records
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jan 28, 2015
'Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors' is a 490 page, hardcover tome that is being released by Metal Blade Records in February 2015.
HINDER Officially Welcome New Lead Vocalist Marshal Dutton; Select January 2015 Tour Dates Announced
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jan 22, 2015
In a statement released by the band via social media on Tuesday, January 20th, multi-platinum rockers Hinder have officially added Marshal Dutton as their new lead vocalist.
Meet FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist Zoltan Bathory at NAMM 2015; Unveiling of His Signature Model Diamond Guitars
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jan 21, 2015
Diamond Guitars (f/k/a DBZ/Diamond Guitars) is proud to unveil the new Zoltan Bathory (Five Finger Death Punch) Signature guitar models at the 2015 NAMM Show.
WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA 2015 Announce Selected Bands and City Battle Rounds
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Jan 17, 2015
Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to announce this year's line up of competing bands across the country in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City.
RISE TO REMAIN Split Up; Austin Dickinson Forms New Band, AS LIONS
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Jan 15, 2015
UK metallers Rise To Remain announce their split. Frontman Austin Dickinson returns with a new band and new single.
AVENGED SEVENFOLD Release New Video Game "Hail to the King: Deathbat"
Comments Other News » by: Marina on Jan 14, 2015
A7X gamers rejoice! Renowned rockers, Avenged Sevenfold, release new video game titled Hail to the King: Deathbat. This game is all things Avenged Sevenfold and most def not your typical Candy Crush-like game.
CROSSFAITH Signs with Razor & Tie; Band to Play Vans Warped Tour 2015
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 17, 2014
Japanese rockers Crossfaith sign with North American label Razor & Tie. The band is also to play the full Vans Warped Tour in Summer 2015 and Australia's Soundwave Festival in February 2015.
HANSNAP, Like a GoPro for Your Smartphone, Invented at AMON AMARTH Concert
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 10, 2014
HANSNAP launches crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $90,000 in order to
market the first smartphone wearable that enables steady footage capture while allaying fears of dropping one's device.
DEMONICAL Signs with Agonia Records
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 08, 2014
Swedish death metal sensation, Demonical, has inked a worldwide record deal with Agonia Records. Spawned in March 2006 by members of Centinex, the band preserves the flame of sheer, traditional death metal with a suitable dose of melodiousness and a…
SLIPKNOT and Heavy Metal Linked at Inquest into Tragic Death of UK Teenager
Comments Other News » by: Graham Finney on Dec 03, 2014
Slipknot and heavy music brought into question as inquest looks into the tragic death of a teenage fan.
Chris Jericho of FOZZY to Invade Ontario, Canada on December 14, 2014 for Book Signing
Comments Other News » by: Marina on Nov 26, 2014
The ayatollah of Rock N' Rolla is heading to Woodbridge, Ontario for a live podcast AND autograph sesh to promote his new book, "The Best In The World: At What I Have No Idea," and guess who has your official hook-up? Your pals at PureGrain! We'll be…
ARCH ENEMY Welcomes Jeff Loomis as Their New Guitarist
Comments Other News » by: Chris Gonda on Nov 18, 2014
Metal icons Arch Enemy are proud to announce that guitar legend Jeff Loomis (ex-Nevermore) will be joining their ranks for their upcoming European tour which kicks off November 26, as well as all future tours in 2015.