Author Archives: Pauline France

Periphery Reveal Teaser, Title For New Album

Prog metal band Periphery revealed full details on their sophomore album, due July 3 via Sumerian Records. The CD, titled Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, will feature guest appearances by guitar heavyweights John Petrucci, Guthrie Govan and Wes Hauch. … Continue reading

Metal Mike Shows You How to Create “Huge Sounding Tracks” Via Guitar World

Metal Mike’s latest “Metal For Life” column in Guitar World magazine shows you how to combine two rhythm parts to create a “huge-sounding track” and hefty metal rhythms. Pick up your axe, and check out his tutorial below: For more information … Continue reading

Death Angel to Reissue Digitally Remastered 1987 The Ultra-Violence Album

Bay Area thrash metallers Death Angel have announced plans to reissue their 1987 debut album The Ultra-Violence on June 6. “Digitally remastered but not altered,” said Death Angel guitarist Rob Cavestany on the band’s website. “It sounds leagues better than … Continue reading

Mayhem Festival Cruise to Include Lamb of God, Machine Head, Others

Mayhem Festival just took metal to another level. The largest touring heavy music fest is now offering a crushing roster of metal acts aboard a cruise ship – yes, a cruise ship. The voyage, which will take place aboard the … Continue reading

Machine Head Invites Czech Fans to Appear In Music Video

Machine Head recently extended an invitation to its fans to be part of the band’s music video shoot for “Darkness Within,” taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, between May 4 and May 9. A news post on the band’s website … Continue reading

Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith Stops By VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show

Legendary Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith was the special guest on VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show on April 21. The Jackson signature artist joined the show for a full hour and talked about the band’s new documentary En Vivo!, amongst … Continue reading