Radio 66.6 - Weekly Music News from the Crypt: July 9th, 2012
We're back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of Kiss, Slayer, Slipknot, Cro-Mags, Lamb of God, Napalm Death, Fozzy, D.R.I., Asking Alexandria and more. Don't touch that dial!
This weekend's CBGB Festival in New York was shut down after former Cro-Mags bassist Harley Flanagan allegedly stabbed the band's current bassist, Mike Couls. Sources report that another man was also bitten, but both victims are expected to be okay. Flanagan has been taken into police custody. Read more on the story here.
Slayer have begun recording their new album, which will likely be released in early 2012.
Abigail Williams are breaking up following their upcoming U.S. tour. A statement from the band can be found here.
Iwrestledabearonce vocalist Krysta Cameron has dropped off Warped Tour because she is pregnant. The band is carrying on with friend Courtney LaPlante filling in. Read a statement from the band here.
Slipknot are teasing that "something monstrous is coming" in 2013. What could it be?
Lamb of God have issued a statement regarding the ongoing legal situation of frontman Randy Blythe. Read it here.
On July 17th Smashing Pumpkins' iconic third album Pisces Iscariot will receives the fully remastered treatment. Featuring the band’s take on the Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks song “Landslide” which reached #3 on Modern Rock Tracks chart, Pisces Iscariot is being released in multiple configurations: Deluxe Physical Album--which comes with a live DVD and the first-ever Pumpkins demo reproduced on cassette, Deluxe Digital, Standard Physical, Digital and 180G Vinyl. The bonus content and special features were curated from the band’s archives by founding member Billy Corgan and have been painstakingly remastered for the first time from the original master tapes by Bob Ludwig. Click here for more info.
Stream Hellyeah's new album, Band of Brothers, here. The supergroup features members of Pantera, Mudvayne, Damageplan and Nothingface. It will be released on July 17 via Eleven Seven Music.
Listen to a new Fozzy song entitled "Sandpaper" here. The track features Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows. Sin and Bones, the new album from the hard rock band, fronted by WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, will be released on August 14 via Century Media Records.
Listen to a teaser from the upcoming split between Converge and Napalm Death here. It will be released in the near future on Deathwish Inc.
Watch Kiss' lyric video for "Hell or Hallelujah" here. It's the first single from the iconic rockers' 20th album, Monster, which is due out on October 16 via Universal.
Watch Emmure's music video for "MDMA" here. The band's latest album, Slave To the Game, is out now on Victory Records.
Watch Periphery's music video for "Make Total Destroy" here. The progressive metal's new album, Periphery II: This Time It's Personal, is out now via Sumerian Records.
Watch Vampires Everywhere's music video for "Drug of Choice" here. Their sophomore album, Hellbound and Heartless, is now available from Hollywood Waste.
Watch Napalm Death's music video for "The Wolf I Feed" here. Utilitarian is out now via Century Media Records.
Watch Asking Alexandria's short film, Through Sin + Self-Destruction, here. It's a "controversial, uncensored look into the real lives of a new era of rockstars for today's generation as they take over the Sunset Strip."
D.R.I.'s upcoming tour dates can be found here.
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