A Thief Steals CJ McMahon’s (Thy Art Is Murder) Stage Clothes

A theif apparently decided to steal stage clothes belonging to Thy Art Is Murder’s CJ McMahon. He shared the below video regarding that:

Fuck thieves !!!!

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Watch New Trailer For “American Satan” Film

A new trailer has been shared for the new film “American Satan,” which was co-written and directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. The movie will hit theaters on October 13, and will feature musicians like Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides), Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria), and Sebastian Bach, as well as actors like Malcom McDowell, Mark Boone Junior, Drake Bell, and John Bradley, wrestler Bill Goldberg, and porn star Tori Black.

The Obsessed To Reissue Self-Titled Debut Album & “Concrete Cancer” Demo

The Obsessed will be reissuing their self-titled debut album on November 17. The effort has been remastered and will come with previously unreleased bonus tracks, including their “Concrete Cancer” demo and live tracks from a 1985 concert in Washington, D.C. It will also come with expanded artwork, previously unseen photos, and extended liner notes by Scott “Wino” Weinrich. The album will be available as a 2xCD set, a single LP, a 2xLP set, and digitally as well. Weinrich said the following:

“This record defines the passion, the pureness and vibrancy of youth, and the fierce love, loyalty and dedication to this music. I am happy and proud it lives once again! Thanks to all who believe.”

“The Obsessed” reissue track listing:

01. Tombstone Highway
02. The Way She Fly
03. Forever Midnight
04. Ground Out
05. Fear Child
06. Freedom
07. Red Disaster
08. Inner Turmoil
09. River of Soul
10. Concrete Cancer (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
11. Feelingz (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
12. Mental Kingdom (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
13. Hiding Masque (1984 Unreleased Concrete Cancer Demo Cassette)
14. Ground Out – Feelingz (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
15. Concrete Cancer (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
16. No Blame (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
17. Mental Kingdom (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
18. Tombstone Highway (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
19. Iron and Stone (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
20. Rivers of Soul (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
21. Sittin on a Grave (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
22. Freedom (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)
23. Indestroy – Kill Ugly Naked (Live at The Bayou 4-15-1985)

“Concrete Cancer” demo track listing:

01. Concrete Cancer
02. Feelingz
03. Mental Kingdom
04. Hiding Masque

[via Blabbermouth]

Xandria On Dianne Van Giersbergen’s Exit: “We Had To Learn About Her Departure In A Way That Has Been Surprising”

Dianne Van Giersbergen recently announced her exit from Xandria, after the group revealed that they were canceling their U.S. tour and using a guest vocalist for their upcoming European shows. Now, the group have issued a new statement saying Giersbergen’s departue was a surprise to them.

Xandria’s new statement:

Dear all,

We are very sad about the situation that we and you, the people following Xandria, have to face now.

After we already had to cancel many concerts since July due to Dianne not being able to perform we had now been informed by her that she is leaving the band with immediate effect.

This happened after we published news that the upcoming concerts will be played with a temporary replacement singer. It was clear to everyone, including Dianne, that it was supposed to be a temporary solution only.

We had to learn about her departure in a way that has been surprising us very much and with a statement in which we do not recognize ourselves in.

We have been very downhearted about not being able to play these concerts, and probably would not have been able to play for an undetermined time also in the future. For that reason, we wanted to play at least the concerts in November and December with a temporary replacement singer that can celebrate the music we love so much together with you and us, instead of cancelling any more concerts.

We always have been doing our best to be there for you fans, so we tried the same in this difficult situation.

Just as we always tried to find a good way to care for all members of the band to live the passion that is music, which can sometimes be difficult for everyone. Unfortunately, it seems that Dianne´s needs and goals were drifting apart from the band´s ones.

However, we are proudly looking back at what we achieved together and we are thanking Dianne for the great times we shared and everything she did for the band. We wish her all the best for what she is heading for on her future way.

We will live the passion we have for our music together with you all on our concerts in November, December & beyond!With a heavy heart, but at the same time looking forward to the future and to see you out there sharing our music with you.

Philip, Marco, Steven & Gerit

Evanescence Post First “Synthesis” Webisode

Evanescence have posted the first in a series of webisodes for their new album “Synthesis.” That effort, which is set to be released on November 10, will be composed of two new songs as well as old songs that have been rebuilt and re-recorded using an orchestra and elements of electronica.

Metallica Post Live Footage Of “Of Wolf And Man” & “Seek & Destroy” From Recent Shows

Metallica have posted some live footage of “Of Wolf And Man” from their September 12 performance at the Halle Tony Garnier in Lyon, France and “Seek & Destroy” from their September 14 show at the Laxness Arena in Cologne, Germany. Check those out below: