Is Malcolm “Back in Black”? AC/DC new album to feature the late guitarist.

Sources say while Brian Johnson is definitely back on track, some riffs by Malcolm will be utilized by the band.


No date is set for the release of the upcoming nameless album featuring Brian Johnson, but radio personality Eddie Trunk says he has a source reliable enough to say that while recording in Canada the band is utilizing riffs made by Malcolm Young and building the sounds over them. It’s not exactly a surprise given the technology we have today that permitted that Pink Floyd made the very same thing in their last album The Endless River (2014) utilizing Rick Wright material who died back in 2008.

According to Trunk, however, the enigmatic source doesn’t know if they will go on tour after that or if Axl Rose (who filled for Johnson live) will return.

Malcolm Mitchell Young died on November 18th, 2017.

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Bruce Corbitt Dead at 56

Rigor Mortis/ Warbeast vocalist resisted until yesterday.


Bruce Kendall Corbitt, the vocalist of both classic Thrash Metal band Rigor Mortis and Warbeast (formerly Texas Metal Alliance) died yesterday –  January 25 –  from Esophageal cancer (the sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide). He was diagnosed in May 2017.

Rigor Mortis acted from 1983 to 1991 and returned in 2005 recording the classic self-titled debut in 1988. Their last album was Slaves to the Grave recorded in 2014. Lately they were acting as Wizards of Gore, but it’s unclear if the band will continue.

Another member, Mike Scaccia (Ministry), died during a Rigor Mortis’ gig at the Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas, on December 22, 2012 from heart attack.

Bruce Corbitt survived a stab and a heart attack. He fought to the very end. Condolences to his family.

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Udo Dirkschneider with health problems. Tour continues anyway.

It’s not clear if he’ll be able to complete the whole tour though.


The iconic Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O. ex-Accept) has presented some health problems but the band has decided to not postpone the whole tour. The (rather confusing) announcement was made by the band via Facebook. It says he’s not in good health but even so confirming that he’ll be on stages:

“Dear UDO fans,

Unfortunately, we have to tell you that Udo has a serious health problem since early January. He has pain in his left knee and couldn´t walk at all for a longer period. He has been to different specialists in Russia, Ibiza and Germany and now he is on a good way to recover. But he is still handicapped and can´t move that much without having pain. Against all advises of the doctors he has decided to play the tour and not postponing it since he hates to let his fans down. But this means that he is a bit handicapped on stage and can´t move that much. We are very sorry for this but we still have the opinion that this is better than postponing the complete tour.
Thanks and see you all on tour!”

We seriously wish that this is not a BAD DECISION by the part of organization, because we all want to see U.D.O. rocking around the world for a long time.

The complete dates can be seen by clicking on this link:



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Cannibal Corpse’s guitarist Pat O’Brien substituted for Erik Rutan

Erik Rutan to fill in for estranged Pat O’Brien, but not confirmed he’s definitely out of Cannibal Corpse.


It was announced that Erik Rutan was announced to fill in for Pat O’Brien in the upcoming 2019 tour. According to Cannibal Corpse official Facebook page: Rutan will appear live with the band for the Decibel Magazine Tour and the upcoming US leg of Slayer‘s final tour happening this May alongside Slayer, Lamb of God, and Amon Amarth.

Rutan is famous for had been part of Morbid Angel and for his own band Hate Eternal. He worked with Cannibal Corpse producing and mixing the albums Kill, Evisceration Plague, Torture and Red Before Black. He even contributed solos for The Time to Kill Is Now (Kill, 2006) , Unnatural (Evisceration Plague, 2009) and Only One Will Die (Red Before Black, 2017 – also contributing backing vocals for the same track).

O’Brien was arrested in December in Florida after breaking into a family house, while, at the same time, his own house went up in flames. Deana Mazurkiewicz (the wife of drummer Paul), raised a crowdfunding for O’Brien, because he’s lost everything (clothes and all) in the fire. According to Deana MazurkiewiczPat is a standup guy, true to his friends, family and his band. Also, Pat does not have insurance, and lost everything that he owns. These funds will help him get back on his feet with the regular much-needed necessities like clothing, a roof over his head, and other daily life necessities that are needed.” If you want to help access . As of today (January 21) the fundraiser has raised $24,452 out of $60,000 goal.

Track Cannibal Corpse on tour:

CANNIBAL CORPSE Decibel Magazine Tour 2019

w/ Morbid Angel, Blood Incantation, Necrot

02/17 San Antonio, TX Alamo Music Hall

02/19 Tucson, AZ Club Xs

02/20 San Diego, CA The Observatory

02/21 Los Angeles, CA The Fonda Theater

02/22 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory

02/23 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom

02/25 Portland, OR Roseland Ballroom

02/26 Seattle, WA Showbox Market

03/01 Denver, CO The Oriental Theater

03/03 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater

03/04 Chicago, IL The Concord

03/07 New York, NY Playstation Theater

w/ Slayer, Lamb of God, Amon Amarth

05/02 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Amphitheatre

05/03 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre

05/05 El Paso, TX UTEP/Don Haskins Center

05/07 Edinburg, TX Bert Ogden Arena

05/08 Dallas, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

05/10 Tampa, FL MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

05/11 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre

05/13 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena

05/14 Columbia, MD Merriweasther Post Pavilion

05/16 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

05/17 Bonner Springs, KS Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre

05/19 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Center

05/20 Youngstown, OH Covel Centre

05/22 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre

05/24 Camdel, NJ BB&T Pavilion

05/25 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center

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New Dream Theater album in 2019

Check out the date and cover.


The new album of Prog Metal titans Dream Theater is called Distance over Time and is scheduled to be released on  February 22, 2019 via Inside Out Music! More info coming soon. 


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Atmospheric Black Metal Firtan releases new video today!

Finest German Atmospheric/pagan Black Metal puts new video on heavy rotation!


Premiering today, the new video of Firtan, called Nacht Verweil out of their last album Okeanos released last July.

The track is a must for fans of progressive black metal from Teutonic lands.

Having opened to Rotting Christ, Imperium Dekadenz, and Der Weg einer Freiheit and played festivals like Summer Breeze and Metaldays, Firtan has been quite a sensation as of now.

Spread this link to your friends who like autumnal black metal sensations, nature and paganism!


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Australian doomers bring doom to your room.

Aussie band releases a comp that is almost like a new album


Lucifer’s Fall has been doing some noise with two albums (the first was self financed) a live and lots of EP’s, singles demos and splits.

Tales from the Crypt is a compilation of unreleased tracks and ultra rare tunes released in fewest copies.

This amounts to a completely new CD to fans.

Sun & Moon Records sets December 17th for the release of this gem for doom maniacs.

You can EVEN listen to a new and exclusive track here on Soundcloud.


Tracklisting as it follows:

  1. Trapped In Satan’s Chains
  2. Dirty Shits
  3. Unknown Unnamed
  4. Deceiver
  5. Die Witch Die
  6. Death Of The Mother
  7. Cursed Priestess (rehearsal)
  8. Damnation (rehearsal)
  9. The Mountains Of Madness (rehearsal)
  10. (Fuck You) We’re Lucifer’s Fall (rehearsal)
  11. Cromwell (Partial Unrehearsed Jam – Reverend Bizarre cover)
  12. Stand Up And Fight (Barely Rehearsed Version – Exciter cover)
  13. Angel Witch (Live 3D Radio)


More info:

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