SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away at about 11 a.m. today (Thursday, May 2) near his Southern California home. He was 49. Hanneman was in an area hospital when he suffered liver failure. He is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister Kathy and his brothers Michael and Larry, and will be sorely missed.
The MetalReviews.com team is happy to bring you the team's awards for 2012. You can access them through here or by clicking "awards" in the site's main menu (this time it's updated for the right year :) ).
The team would like to wish you a Metal X-Mas, and hope you found all the metal CDs you wished for in your stockings. The world didn't end last Friday (duh !), so we are back in business as usual here at Metal Reviews, and even though it's the 24th, you still get new reviews :).
And see you next week for 2013 new year's update.
We are STILL looking for new members to join the team.
We are looking for a few new reviewers covering any or all styles of metal. The only thing we ask is that you are dedicated and willing to contribute on a weekly basis. We have had many people join in the past that wrote a few reviews and quit soon after and we would like to avoid this if possible. So unless you are highly motivated to join us for years to come and are willing to review every week, please do not apply for the position. We only seek the true metal fans out there with a passion for this music genre and willing to make our readers discover new a...
PureGrainAudio.com is now offering an exclusive free download on the song The Mown Dawns Lie on the Ground (featuring guest vocals from Masha Scream of Russian pagan metallers ARKONA) from CREEDamage, the forthcoming fifth album from Ukrainian ambient folk pagan metal outfit MUNRUTHEL. Visit this location to snag your free download of this folk metal masterpiece. CREEDamage will be released on November 12th via Svarga Music.
A video for the album's title track is currently being featured at www.svarga.eu, where pre-orders for CREEDamage are now being taken.
Performed in the finest traditions of Symphonic Pagan Metal, the new...
Canadian metal innovators Voivod will release their new album, Target Earth, on January 22, 2013 (one day earlier internationally) via Voivod's own company, Iron Gang Factory, and Century Media. The CD was recorded in January at Pierre Rémillard's (Obliveon, Cryptopsy, Krisiun, Misery Index) Wild Studio in a small town called St-Zénon in Quebec, Canada. The follow-up to 2009's Infini will contain the band's first music to be written with new guitarist Daniel "Chewy" Mongrain (Martyr) following the passing of original axeman Denis "Piggy" D'Amour in 2005.