Hot off the Press

March 2013

Platinum sellers Ugly Kid Joe have come back after a long vacation, and they’re ready to rock harder than ever. The California band’s new EP, Stairway to Hell, is due on April 16th through MRI, and it contains songs that span the full repertoire of influences that made Ugly Kid Joe the [...]
JON OLIVA’S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva has completed recording his first-ever solo album, to be released later this year via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course of the last four or five years, was tracked earlier this winter at Morrisound [...]
‘THE KILLING FLOOR’ is the band’s debut album and is scheduled for release on Monday 6 May 2013. Track teasers will be streamed every week from the band’s website. Following a string of high profile support slots, Dendera have been added to shows with Ill Nino on 2 April, [...]
Randy Blythe’s 10-month ordeal is at an end after Czech judges acquitted him of manslaughter. The Lamb Of God frontman last year spent five weeks in a Prague prison, accused of causing the death of fan Daniel Nosek in 2010. It was alleged he’d pushed Nosek off the stage during a Lamb Of God [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – Alien Heart is the new release from the Italian “Intimate Gothic Metal” act Godyva. Not many people will understand the “intimate Gothic” description – perhaps “progressive Gothic” is a better term. Whatever else you choose to call it, [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – From Sweden, Denied’s roots go back to 2003, when Andreas Carlsson founded the band. It’s taken a decade for the lineup to be solidified and an official album to be released. Pete Dolls took over the drum throne in 2005. In 2009, Johan Fahlberg (Jaded [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – November Red is the third release from the German progressive metal band Dante, and a fine release it is. This epic seven track CD is a solid follow up to their prior releases, The Inner Circle (2008) and Saturnine (2010), and the 2 plus year gap between [...]
North American run with CrashDiet and Snakeskyn Whiskey to kick off this month Sweden’s all-female hard rock/metal group, Crucified Barbara, has announced an initial batch of North American tour-dates set to commence later this month. CrashDiet and Snakeskyn Whiskey will accompany the Swedish [...]
First came the antenna television, then cable television, followed by satellite television, and now Heavy Metal Television has successfully launched the first network television station, via the Internet. In a mere 90 days over 125,000 IP addresses (unique visitors) have viewed the station, and the [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – In 2008, Metal Mind Productions re-released Flotsam and Jetsam’s studio album Cuatro. This was the fourth album released by Flotsam and Jetsam and originally was released by MCA Records on Oct. 13, 1992. The re-release is re-mastered and features five [...]
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