You may remember this feature from Dread Central’s past, and now it’s back from the dead. My name is Alex DiVincenzo, and I am proud to be your host with the most. Each week I will provide you with the latest music news for your listening pleasure. If you have any tips or suggestions, feel free to drop me a line.
Converge have entered Godcity studio to record their new album, tentative titled All We Love We Leave Behind. Expect it later this year on Epitaph Records.
Comeback Kid have parted ways with guitarist Casey Hjelmberg, who has been with the group since 2006. Friend of the band Stu Ross will be filling in. Read the band’s statement here.
Bryon Stroud (Fear Factory, ex-Strapping Young Lad) has joined 3 Inches of Blood on bass.
Deathwish Inc. has signed Code Orange Kids. The band will hit the studio soon to record their debut full-length.
Lower Than Atlantis have signed to Island Records.
Hulk Hogan has revealed that he nearly played bass for Metallica and Rolling Stones.
Halestorm will release The Strange Case Of… on April 10 via Atlantic Records.
Tesseract will release an acoustic EP, tentatively titled Perspective, in the spring. It will feature three acoustic renditions of songs from the band’s latest effort, One, as well as a cover.
Mychildren Mybride will release their self-titled album on March 13 via Solid State Records.
Garbage will release Not Your Kind Of People, their first album since 2005, on May 15 via their own Stunvolume.
Cancer Bats have signed to Metal Blade Records and will release a new album entitled Dead Set On Living on April 24.
7 Horns 7 Eyes will release their debut full-length, Throes of Absolution, on April 24 via Century Media Records. Watch a teaser for the album here.
Jeff Loomis (ex-Nevermore) will release a new album entitled Plains of Oblivion on April 10 via Century Media Records.
Listen to Bleeding Through‘s new album, The Great Fire, here.
Listen to Astral Doors‘ new album, Jerusalem, here.
Listen to a new Pelican song entitled “Lathe Biosas” here.
Listen to a new Goatwhore song entitled “When Steel and Bone Meet” here.
Listen to Aborted‘s new album, Global Flatline, here.
Listen to a new Exotic Animal Petting Zoo song entitled “Apis Bull” here.
Listen to Recovation‘s cover of Faith No More‘s “Surprise! You’re Dead!” here.
Watch Anthrax‘s music video for “The Devil You Know” here.
Watch Opera Diabolicus‘ music video for “Blood Countess Bathory” here. It’s essentially a 10-minute musical Gothic horror short.
Watch Terror‘s music video for “The New Blood” here.
Watch Cancer Bats‘ music video for “Old Blood” here.
Watch Dr. Acula‘s music video for “Party 2.0” here.
Watch Evanescence‘s music video for “My Heart Is Broken” here. It was inspired by the 1988 film Paperhouse.
Watch Trivium‘s lyric video for “Black” here.
Watch Born of Osiris‘ music video for “Follow the Signs” here.
Watch Maylene and The Sons of Disaster‘s music video for “Open Your Eyes” starring the badass Danny Trejo here.
Watch Mastodon‘s music video for “Dry Bone Valley” here.
Watch Red Fang‘s music video for “Hank Is Dead” here.
Watch Fake Figures‘ lyric video for “Let Them Bleed” here.
Watch Silverstein‘s music video for “Brookfield” here.
Watch Murder Death Kill‘s music video for “Abomination” here. It makes fun of A Day to Remember.
Watch Jane’s Addiction‘s music video for “Underground” here.
Watch Dream Theater‘s music video for “Build Me Up And Break Me Down” here.
The 2012 Mayhem Festival will feature Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, Whitechapel and High on Fire. Details and tour dates can be found here.
Gwar, Municipal Waste and Ghoul will be touring together for the Return of the World Maggot Tour. Dates can be found here.
Behemoth, Watain, The Devil’s Blood and In Solitude will be touring together. Dates can be found here.
Iwrestledabearonce, Molotov Solution, Glass Cloud and The Greenery will be touring together for the Road to Metal Fest Tour. Dates can be found here.
New bands that are playing the Warped Tour 2012 are being announced each week. Check out the current line-up here.
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