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Bob Rock’s Producer Credits for Metallica’s 1990 Self-Titled Album Sold to Hipgnosis

Hipgnosis recently acquired 100 percent of Bob Rock’s producer credits for Metallica’s Metallica for an undisclosed amount. This deal was included alongside Rock’s production credits for several Michael Bublé records, comprising a total of 43 songs. Metallica, also commonly known as The Black Album, is Metallica’s biggest commercial hit, topping the...

Former Salt-N-Pepa Member DJ Spinderella Criticizes New Lifetime Biopic for Excluding Her Role in the Group

Salt-N-Pepa turntablist DJ Spinderella says she was not involved in the process of making the Lifetime biopic on the group that debuted on Saturday, January 23. The film, directed by influential director Mario Van Peebles, follows Cheryl “Salt” James, Sandra “Pepa” Denton and Deidra “Spinderella” Roper’s rise to fame. Spinderella began the thread by...

Former Machine Head Guitarist Phil Demmel Says He Doesn’t “Have any Desire or Need to Talk to” Robb Flynn

Former Machine Head Guitarist Phil Demmel recently sat down with Dean Delray for the Let There Be Talk podcast, where he discussed his former bandmate Robb Flynn. When asked if he had contact with Flynn he stated “I haven’t talked to him pretty much since the end [of my time with the group]… I don’t have any desire or need to talk to him ever again.”...

Code Orange Share Animated Video for “Autumn and Carbine”

Pittsburgh metal band Code Orange debuted a new music video for “Autumn and Carbine” on Adult Swim’s Toonami on Saturday, January 23. It was animated by frontman Eric “Shade” Balderose and Jami Morgan of NOWHERE2RUN Productions in the time since the song came out on their last record Underneath in March 2020. Largely, it’s an alternative metal track...

Foo Fighters Announces Limited-Engagement SiriusXM Station for New Album Medicine at Midnight

Alternative rock band Foo Fighters are getting ready for the release of their upcoming studio album Medicine at Midnight, which will drop on February 5. Sirius XM and the Foo Fighters have joined forces ahead of this release and will be launching Foo Fighters Radio (Channel 105) on February 3, which will feature programming related to the band. Foo...

Park ‘N Rave Presents NGHTMRE at NOS Events Center 2/12 and 2/13

Insomniac’s Park ‘N Rave concert series is bringing big-name EDM artists for safely distanced drive-in concerts at the NOS Events Center. DJ and producer NGHTMRE is gracing the stage for two nights, February 12 and 13, along with artists Effin and Black AM. Passes include one vehicle pass which includes entry for up to five people. With a dance space...

Live Stream Review: The Hives Taking Over The World Wide Web

Fresh into 2021, Swedish early 2000’s rock band The Hives took to the live stream concert trend. Kicking off their New York City show, fans gathered from across the globe for a night of high energy, and a new take on ‘virtual participation.’ The Hives treated this New York City extravaganza like it was another concert live on stage with the fans all...

Freddie Gibbs Joins The Colleagues on Synthy New Track “Gimme The Loot”

New trap song “Gimme the Loot” shows Freddie Gibbs teaming up again with The Colleagues, a producer group led by Karl “KP” Powell who have recently started releasing music under their own name. The last time Gibbs collaborated with them was for 2019’s “Red Vans.” The Colleagues combined a subdued synth loop with booming bass and sections of highly-involved...

The Butcher Babies Shares Horror-Inspired Video for “Sleeping With The Enemy”

Metal outfit the Butcher Babies have shared a new music video for “Sleeping with the Enemy,” a single from a forthcoming EP set for release later this year. This latest music video was directed by Ron Thunderwood and stars Anna Christensen. “Sleeping With The Enemy” switches between shots of Christensen creepily walking across a street at night and...

Trapt Drummer Michael Smith Quits Band Over “Primarily Political” Reasons

Drummer Michael Smith has announced his departure from the nu metal outfit Trapt, saying he left the band over “primarily political” reasons. Trapt’s social media accounts have attracted controversy over the past year, as multiple posts defended the Trump administration, denied the risk of COVID-19 and criticized other figures within the metal industry...

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