G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, part of Penguin Group (USA), said Friday that it would publish a book written by the Brooklyn trio chronicling the group's "path to success." Unlocking the Truth is signed to the new label The Cherry Party, a division of Sony. The band played at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year and has opened for Guns N' Roses.
New York heavy metal band, Unlocking the Truth, have signed a deal with Sony Records worth potentially $1.7 million. Best part? The members are in eighth grade.
Sacks says the boys have a chance of becoming the new face of rock because they are unique — black artists excelling in heavy metal, a genre typically dominated by white musicians. The seven-figure Sony contract was submitted for a Manhattan judge’s approval Friday because the musicians are minors.
Bryan Romero, an AP.net reader, is looking for OC/LA metal drummers to participate in a scientific study for his graduate program.
Hey OC/LA metal drummers! Have you ever wondered how athletic drumming actually is? Well here is your chance! My name is Bryan Romero, and I am a Kinesiology graduate student at CSU Fullerton in Orange county. My masters thesis is titled "Metabolic Demands of Heavy Metal Drumming" and my aim is to find out how much our bodies work while we play metal music. I am currently looking for metal drummers to come to the exercise physiology lab at CSU Fullerton to be hooked up to a mask that you breathe into while exercising that tells you how many calories you burn...
Mastodonwill release a new record this year called Once More Around the Sun. No release date or any other info as of now except that it was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Deftones, The Hold Steady, Foo Fighters, Evanescene) and will come out via Warner Bros.
Old Wounds are currently stuck in Oklahoma. Their van blew a transmission and now they must spend around a few thousand to get it fixed. Please do what you can to help them by buying some merch and/or donating to their Paypal.
Whitechapel will release their upcoming fourth full-length album, Whitechapel, June 19th on Metal Blade. Today we have an exclusive track by track by vocalist Phil Bozeman and guitarist Alex Wade. You can check out Whitechapel all summer long on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, which starts June 30th in San Bernardino, CA.
Hit the replies for each individuals track by track breakdown.
AP.net metal fans, this one is for you. I want to compile a list of your questions for Integrity to send over to the band next week. Ask about their influence, their long career or their new album The Blackest Curse.
Christopher Lee (the guy who played Count Dooku in Star Wars and Saruman in The Lord Of The Rings) is releasing a symphonic metal album based on the life of the First Holy Roman Emperor called, Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross. Songs samples can be heard here.
Supposedly Norma Jean ripped them off. Fans can't stop yelling their name out at Minus the Bear, Narrows, and (case in point, last night) These Arms Are Snakes shows. Everyone and your mom wants to see at least one more show from them. Botch are held on the high end by metal heads, post-hardcore nuts and mathematicians/digital fiends. Born in the depths of Tacoma, Washington (not Seattle) bassist Brian Cook, drummer Tim Latona, vocalist Dave Verellen, and guitarist Dave Knudson brought a ferocious sound that was both pummeling to the chest, and creative to that ol' medulla oblongata. After countless 7" records and demos, the band released The Unifying Themes of Sex, Death and Religion in...
The following metal and hardcore acts have been confirmed to play for The Reading And Leeds Festival this summer in the UK. The event will take place on the following dates: August 25th, 26th, and the 27th.
The 8th Annual New England Metal And Hardcore Festival will take place at the Palladium in Worcester, MA on Friday April 28th, Saturday April 29th, and Sunday April 30th. Friday tickets are $35; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40. Meanwhile, three-day passes are $109.50. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 24 at 10:00am at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849. The line-up has not yet been finalized, but the following bands have been confirmed thus far: