Harm’s Way Share Single and Video for “Undertow” ft. King Woman – New Album Coming Soon


Harm’s Way has unleashed their new single and video “Undertow”. Directed by Finn O’Connell, and featuring Kristina Esfandiari (King Woman), the track comes from their new album Common Suffering, which is set for release on September 29th through Metal Blade Records. Check out the video and more below.

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INTERVIEW: Gaff and Doug of Gozu Breakdown Their New Album – “Remedy’


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Gaff and Doug of Heavy Rockers Gozu! Their new album “Remedy” is out now via Blacklight Media Records / Metal Blade Records! The guys did a breakdown of the new album with us, and chatted about a host of other topics!

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Zenith Passage – Datalysium


Having been seven years since the release of their stellar debut full-length album Solipsist (Unique Leader Records), it was sadly seeming to be the case that Technical Death Metaller’s The Zenith Passage were perhaps going to be lost to the annals of time. Therefore it is a given news of a follow-up on Metal Blade is very welcome news and perhaps a sign of bigger things to come from them and as evidenced on Datalysium, time appears to have been kind to them.

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Cannibal Corpse Shares a New Single and Video for “Blood Blind” – New Album “Chaos Horrific” Coming Soon


Cannibal Corpse will unleash their sixteenth studio album, Chaos Horrific, on September 22nd, 2023 via Metal Blade Records, today revealing the record’s artwork, pulverizing first single, and preorders! Watch “Blood Blind” video, directed by David Brodsky of My Good Eye, now!

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CONCERT REVIEW: Killswitch Engage – Fit For An Autopsy – Death Ray Vision Live at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom


I waited 18 years to see Killswitch Engage live. Tonight was definitely a show for the books.

Massachusetts metalcore leaders Killswitch Engage decided that Hampton Beach needed some love and did a one-off show last week at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom alongside deathcore titans Fit For An Autopsy, Death Ray Vision, and Paradise Slaves.


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INTERVIEW: Josh Elmore of Cattle Decapitation Discusses “Terrasite” and Making a Career Out of Death Metal


Ghost Cult’s Ojaay chatted with mainstay guitarist Josh Elmore of Cattle Decapitation! The band is releasing their new album “Terrasite” soon via Metal Blade Records! Josh discussed how he joined the band, his impact as one of the longest-serving members, his past non-metal project with Weasel Walter, CDs’ return to a hearty touring schedule, and more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tanith – Voyager


Tanith have perfectly the sound and feel of seventies Hard Rock and Heavy Metal with their latest album, Voyage (Metal Blade). Imagine traveling in a VW bus that is painted with brightly colored dragons and wizards with plenty of magic smoke billowing out the windows. Tanith would be the soundtrack of choice as you travel back in time.

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Cattle Decapitation Shares a New Single and Video for “Scourge Of The Offspring”


Cattle Decapitation will release their next album, their tenth, Terrasite, coming on May 12th, 2023 via Metal Blade Records. produced by Dave Otero (Allegaeon, Khemmis, Archspire) and with distinctive and horrifying artwork from Wes Benscoter (Vader, Kreator, Bloodbath, Hypocrisy), Terrasite is dedicated to the memory of Gabe Serbian, former Cattle Decapitation drummer, who died last year. Check out the new single and video for “Scourge Of The Offspring” now!Continue reading

Metal Blade Records Announces Upcoming Book from Founder Brian Slagel – “Swing of the Blade: More Stories from Metal Blade Records”


Swing of the Blade: More Stories from Metal Blade Records follows Brian Slagel’s critically acclaimed 2017 book, For the Sake of Heaviness, which delivered a compelling inside look at how a metal-obsessed California teen built Metal Blade Records into the preeminent international home of heavy music. Rabid readers demanded more anecdotes, more bands, and more of Slagel’s musical wisdom. With Swing of the Blade, he delivers. Featuring a foreword by Slayer’s Kerry King, the new book is part memoir, part music-business primer, and all metal – delving deep into scenes and bands that fans worldwide obsess about. Slagel serves up more of his favorite memories about iconic musicians and events, and delves into even greater detail about his long and ongoing relationships with Metallica, Armored Saint, King Diamond and other heavyweights. Swing of the Blade is told in Slagel’s humble but authoritative voice. His view for the last 40 years-from the studio, side-stage and boardroom-offers an unprecedented look into the music, business, and passion that has made both Slagel and Metal Blade champions of discovering and nurturing the best heavy music on the planet.

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