Good morning. It’s been a minute. But now that school and final exams are done for the semester, it’s time, once again, to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:
Leading off with something I know will make our Literati Overlord happy, Behemoth frontman Nergal revealed that the band has started writing the follow-up to 2014’s The Satanist. Unfortunately, we’ll likely have to wait ’til late 2018 to hear it.
Metal was always going to be a tough sell for my dad. The guy listens primarily to orchestral music, and has for as long as I’ve known him. To be fair, his occasional departures from that realm are pretty out of left field — you’ll also find Blondie, Eurythmics and Enya in his CD collection, for example — but not quite so far out as to constitute metal. Hell, this is a guy who got legitimately upset when I told him I listened to a pop-punk band called Diarrhea Planet; how d’you think names like Cattle Decapitation or Dying Fetus are going to go down? Continue reading →
Well that didn’t take long: just a few weeks after welcoming back vocalist Steve Souza, Exodus officially announced the title and cover art for their new album, Blood In, Blood Out. Looks like fun, doesn’t it? The album drops October 14 on Nuclear Blast.
Another Monday. Dan and I both had quite the weekends… which you will hear about later this week I’m sure. But one event neither of us witnessed was Rock Am Ring. A lot of the junk out there right now is footage from Rock said festival. I’ll do my best to not share all of them. No promises.
All of the awesome. All of it. One more thing to share and I don’t want to share it and I don’t want you to see it. But here’s what a Trash Talk fan did a recent show. Sorry, but I’m certain I gave you a fair warning. That’ll wrap up today. More tomorrow.