Category Archives: Heavy Metal

A five-year wait appears to be over: MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will release his debut solo album, ‘Old Lions Still Roar,’ later this year. Campbell has been working on this album since 2014, and he made sure that he got help from some big names: he has recruited some high-profile vocalists to add their distinctive
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Canadian metal innovators Voivod are going to take a bite out of the world-famous Montreal International Jazz Festival – they have been invited to perform on June 30 at the city's venue, Club Soda. Specifically for this occasion, guitarist Dan Mongrain wrote an eight-minute arrangement for a brass quintet that will join the band onstage during the
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Through their illustrious and varied career, metal masters Korn have pushed the limits of the rock, alternative and metal genres, while at the same time remaining a major influence for legions of fans and generations of artists around the globe. Now, they are set to release the follow-up to 2016's ‘The Serenity Of Suffering.’ The
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The last couple of years have already added stellar moments into the career of Judas Priest. Their most recent release, ‘Firepower,’ was their highest-charting release ever, and the accompanying tour has been met by big numbers. Keeping the momentum going, the band’s bassist Ian Hill has confirmed to the Austin Chronicle that Priest is
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How popular is heavy metal with independent musicians? How about this: TuneCore, the global platform used by independent musicians to help build audiences and careers, announced yesterday, that heavy metal was the fastest-growing genre among its artists. TuneCore's artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 2018. This brings total distribution revenue
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Canadian metal legends Anvil are not waiting around: They will be going back to Soundlodge studios in Germany this fall to begin recording a new album, aiming for a 2020 release. In a conversation with Heavy New York, guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow spoke about the band's plans for the follow-up to 2018's ‘Pounding The Pavement’: "
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