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PHOTOS: Cannibal Corpse San Bernardino, CA Metal News Photos 

PHOTOS: Cannibal Corpse San Bernardino, CA

Check out photos of Cannibal Corpse from the San Bernardino date of Mayhem Festival on July 5th, 2014. Purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.   All Photos by Caitlin Shores.

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Avenged Sevenfold Announce Re-Release Of ‘Waking The Fallen’ Metal News 

Avenged Sevenfold Announce Re-Release Of ‘Waking The Fallen’

Legendary metalcore band Avenged Sevenfold have announced a re-release of their sophomore album titled Waking the Fallen: Resurrected.  The album, arguably still their best to date, put A7X on the map 10 years ago, and ushered in a whole new era for metalcore. The re-issue promises 11 new unreleased demos and tracks and a 30 minute documentary. Waking the Fallen: Resurrected is scheduled for release this August. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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WATCH: Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Teaches Master Class Metal News 

WATCH: Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Teaches Master Class

Avenged Sevenfold’s guitarist, Synyster Gates, gave a master class for Guitar Center. This is an opportunity for talented guitarists to learn skills from great guitarists in a small and intimate setting. In the video, which you can watch after the jump, Gates demonstrates his technique and performance tactics in the gypsy jazz tradition. You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here to see him rock out with Avenged Sevenfold.

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Pierce The Veil Among Golden Gods Award Winners Metal News 

Pierce The Veil Among Golden Gods Award Winners

The annual Golden Gods Awards were held in Los Angeles on April 23 by Revolver. The big winners at the metal award show were Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch, but some surprises included Deep Purple and Best New Talent, Twelve Foot Ninja. Pierce The Veil took home Best DVD for their documentary, This Is A Wasteland. Live performances included Joan Jett, Pretty Reckless, and Guns N’ Roses. Check out a full list of the Golden Gods winners below the jump. Pierce The Veil aren’t currently touring, but you…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Marina City ‘Chimera’ Album Reviews News Pop Punk Reviews Rock 

ALBUM REVIEW: Marina City ‘Chimera’

At first listen, Chimera might sound like a new album from Fall Out Boy or Panic! At the Disco. But Chimera is actually the newest from Chicago-based band Marina City. With their debut EP In the Wake of Dreaming that came out in 2012, and its subsequent debut show selling out at the House of Blues, there’s no doubt that Marina City is a gem at the top of the Chicago music scene, ready to take on the world again with the 5-track Chimera, out on April 22nd.

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PHOTOS: Synyster Gates, Hollywood, CA Metal News Photos Rock 

PHOTOS: Synyster Gates, Hollywood, CA

On 4/2/14 Synyster Gates held his exclusive Master Class for 10 winners. He wrote a special solo for the class in order to specifically showcase certain techniques. “Every note has a purpose,” he would say; walking the students through everything from scales and arpeggios, to economy picking. He answered each person’s questions in such a humble manner, and worked to make a very comfortable atmosphere. Even though he’s pure Rock n Roll with Avenged Sevenfold, his guitar work during the session had a range from neo-classical to gypsy jazz in…

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INTERVIEW: Synyster Gates Interviews Metal News Rock 

INTERVIEW: Synyster Gates

We had the pleasure to interview Synyster Gates in Hollywood on 4/2/14 to discuss his Master Class, and what Avenged Sevenfold is up to.  Check it out below, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. You can also check out photos from the Master Class here.

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Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest Announces Lineup Metal News 

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest Announces Lineup

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is back at it again this summer. After teasing fans with a routing announcement a while ago, the lineup has finally been announced. Avenged Sevenfold, Asking Alexandria, Korn, Suicide Silence, Miss May I, and more will be playing the festival. For tour details, check out the tour dates and a tweet from the festival below. Purchase a CD from each band’s website and buy concert tickets here!

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Rockstar Mayhem Festival Route Metal Rock 

Rockstar Mayhem Festival Route

The 7th annual Rockstar Mayhem Festival  is set to kick off this summer in San Bernardino, CA on July 5th. The festival, created by Vans Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman, will run through the summer. The official lineup is set to be released on March 31. Previous bands that have graced the stages of the festival include Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead and more. The names of Korn and Avenged Sevenfold have been heavy on the rumor mill for this year’s run. Check out the full tour route below to see if it’ll be coming to a…

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