Asking Alexandria Stream New Self-Titled Album In Full

Asking Alexandria are streaming their new self-titled album in full. That effort will be released tomorrow (December 15).

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Venom To Digitally Release New EP “100 Miles To Hell” This Month

Venom will release a new EP, titled “100 Miles To Hell,” digitally on December 22. It will also be available via D2C basis in the U.S. on January 19. The effort will feature three tracks including the title track, “We The Loud,” and “Beaten To A Pulp.” There will also be a limited edition vinyl version, a limited edition cassette version, and an exclusive poster and shirt in select packages.

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme Also Reportedly Injured A Security Guard During The Almost Acoustic Christmas Show

Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age) is obviously still facing backlash after kicking photographer Chelsea Lauren in the face, and now it appears he may have hurt someone else at the Almost Acoustic Christmas as well. According to photographer Jeff Kravitz, Homme also injured a security guard by kicking a light into the back of his head.

[via The PRP]

“The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal” Documentary To Be Released On DVD In January

The first part of the two-part “Inside Metal” documentary DVD “The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal” will be released on January 19. The film, which was directed by Bob Nalbandian and narrated by Megadeth’s David Ellefson, focuses on the early and mid-80s thrash scene, and features interviews with musicians, record executives, journalists, etc. Loudwire shared the following preview clip, which shows Gene Hoglan (Testament, etc.) talking about running into Metallica’s James Hetfield for the first time:

Here’s a list of interviewees:

  • Ann Boleyn (Hellion/New Renaissance Records)
  • Bill Metoyer (Producer)
  • Brian O’Brian (A La Carte)
  • Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records)
  • Brian Tatler (Diamond Head)
  • Chris Poland (Megadeth/OHM)
  • Craig Locicero (Forbidden)
  • Dave Lombardo (Slayer/Suicidal Tendencies)
  • David Ellefson (Megadeth)
  • Diego Negrete (MX Machine)
  • Eric Peterson (Testament)
  • Ernie C (Body Count)
  • Felice Lococo & Kurt Markham (Overkill LA)
  • Frank Bello (Anthrax)
  • Gene Hoglan (Dark Angel/Testament)
  • Greg Durschlag (The Weasels)
  • Jay Reynolds (Malice)
  • Joey Vera (Armored Saint)
  • John Bush (Armored Saint/Anthrax)
  • John Gallagher (Raven)
  • Juan Garcia (Agent Steel/Abattoir/Body Count)
  • Katon DePena (Hirax)
  • Kevin Estrada (Photographer)
  • Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
  • Lloyd Grant (Defcon)
  • Malcolm Dome (Journalist)
  • Marty Friedman (Hawaii/Cacophony/Megadeth)
  • Mike Inez (Alice In Chains)
  • Monte Pittman (Prong/Madonna)
  • Peter Baltes & Wolf Hoffmann (Accept)
  • Phil Sandoval (Armored Saint)
  • Phyllis Pollack (Journalist)
  • Rocky George (Suicidal Tendencies)
  • Scott Peterson (Cryptic Slaughter)
  • Steven Craig (former manager of Slayer & Dark Angel)
  • Stryper (Robert Sweet, Michael Sweet, Oz Fox, Tim Gaines)
  • Tracey “Spacey T” Singleton (Sound Barrier/Gangland)
  • Tracy Barnes (Radio PD)
  • Vincent Price (Steel Prophet/Body Count)
  • William Howell (KNAC Radio Host a.k.a. DJ Will, former A&R Capitol Records and Metal Blade Records)

Betraying The Martyrs Announce 2018 European/UK Tour

Betraying The Martyrs have announced a 2018 European/UK tour. Opening acts are still pending.

Tour Dates:

03/03 Nottingham, UK – Rock City Basement
03/04 London, UK – Garage
03/05 Manchester, UK – The Bread Shed
03/06 Dublin, IRE – Voodoo Lounge
03/07 Glasgow, UK – Audio
03/08 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
03/09 Paris, FRA – Paris Tattoo Convention
03/11 Nurnberg, GER – Z-Bau
03/12 Bochum, GER – Rockpalast
03/13 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
03/14 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
03/15 Hamburg, GER – Logo
03/17 Berlin, GER – Musik & Frieden
03/18 Prague, CZE – Nova Chmelnice
03/19 Bratislava, SLO – Randall
03/20 Munich, GER – Strom
03/21 Ludwigsburg, GER – Rockfabrik
03/22 Cologne, GER – Jungle
03/23 Lievin, FRA – Lievin Metal Fest
03/24 Lyon, FRA – Mic O Totem
03/28 Vevey, SWI – Rocking CHair
03/29 Luzern, SWI – Triebhaus
03/30 Brescia, ITA – Circolo Colony
03/31 Calenzano, ITA – Cycle Club

Night Verses Post Some Studio Footage From New Album Sessions

Night Verses have posted some footage from the their new album sessions. This will be the band’s first effort as an instrumental trio, following the departure of vocalist Douglas Robinson.

[via The PRP]