Lzzy Hale and boys in Halestorm have been tucked away in the studio, recording the follow-up to 20-12’s “The Strange Case Of…” . The band has been keeping fans updated on the process posting several photos on Instagram. Lzzy has mentioned that the new album is almost done, saying that they have a lot of great songs, the difficult part being narrowing down the final track listing. Lzzy adds that during the recording process, she revisits her hard rock heroes Judas Priest and Motorhead.
Corey Taylor has given a few more details on the departure of long time drummer Joey Jordison, still apparently barred legally from fully discussing the split. Taylor says “it’s when a relationship hits that T-section and one person’s going one way and you’re going the other.” He says while he hasn’t talked to Jordison in a while, he still loves and respects the drummer, adding the band still talks about the former member but asking the question “do we miss him or the old him?”
Rob Zombie is setting bar high, saying that his next studio album will be his best one yet. The album is pretty much in the can, looking at an early 20-15 release.
Zombie won’t be sitting around waiting for the album’s release, he will be focusing on his upcoming film “31” – which follows five random people who are kidnapped in the days leading up to Halloween, with the five fighting for survival on Halloween night, the survivor being released.
No word on when production will begin.
A7X – Hail To The King: Deathbat Release Date
Avenged Sevenfold have announced their Hail To The King: Deathbat mobile game will see the light of day on October 16. Fans will be able to play the game with each member of the band who will be armed with a weapon of their choice. Users will also be able to unlock late drummer Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan.
The man who owned the legendary Sound City Studios, Tom Skeeter has passed away at the age of 82. Featured in documentary Sound City, produced and directed by Dave Grohl, Skeeter was no doubt the man behind the studio which produced iconic albums such as Nirvana's Nevermind, Slipknot's Iowa, Rage Against The Machine's self titled debut album and many more.
Sound City Studios closed in 2011, Skeeter went on to serve as CEO for Rainy Day Records as well as co-founder of Carman Productions.
Slipknot's Release Official "The Devil In I" Video
Slipknot have released the official music video for "The Devil In I" - the first official single off of the group's upcoming album ".5 - The Gray Chapter" which hits stores October 21st. The video shows off some new masks and also reveals some details on who might be the new bassist for the band. Slipknot will support the album by going on a massive tour with Korn, starting in late October.
New Album In The Works For Incubus
Even with members of the Southern California band Incubus working on various side projects in recent years, looks like the guys are back to gether working on new material. Incubus' last release came in 2011 with "If Not Now, When?", lead singer Brandon Boyd posted a photo on Instagram earlier this summer hinting that a new album may be on the way, well confirmation came over the weekend with another photo on social media along with caption "Carving away at a new record" - no details though on a title for the new Incubus record or definate release date... but we'll keep you updated.