Nov 182018
 

BLACK FRIDAY is upon us…

Roxx Records and No Life Til Metal Records 50% off EVERYTHING for the first 24 hours only! Starting Friday after Thanksgiving at midnight EST and ending Saturday at midnight EST firm! Then the sale continues at 35% off for the rest of the weekend!

Christian Metal Distro will be 35 % off for the whole 3 day weekend!!!!! Continue reading »

Nov 152018
 

On October 31, a water pipe broke in Campo Grande / Rio de Janeiro, a fact that brought a great deal of inconvenience and damage to the residents of the region, and one of those affected was the Rock / Alternative Metal christian band Mistério.

According to vocalist Ramon Corrêa, the band’s private studio was badly damaged and lost a lot of sound equipment and musical instruments, creating a huge loss.

For those who may want to make a donation, whatever their value, and help the band in the reconstruction not only of their studio, but also of their plans for the future, click here.

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Nov 142018
 

Helix drummer Greg “Fritz” Hinz will remain hospitalized “for at least a couple of weeks” after fracturing his skull in a fall from the roof of his house.

According to Helix singer Brian VollmerFritz sustained his injuries after going out to the front of his home to fix some shingles on the roof. When his girlfriend’s sister went out to check on him, he was laying on the front lawn, having fallen from the roof. He had a seizure on the front lawn and then another on the way to the hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They immediately put him in a drug-induced coma with breathing tubes down his throat.

Earlier this week, Vollmer posted the following update on Hinz‘s condition: “Thank you to everyone who have sent their well wishes and prayers for Fritz. I’ve been in constant communication with [his girlfriend] Tracey and she’s given me the go-ahead to post the latest news on how he’s doing. Continue reading »

Nov 052018
 

Musician Austin Carlile lost his mom during his junior year of high school. It was a sudden and unexpected loss that left him ravaged by grief and anger. A few years later, music came into Austin’s life and he gave himself fully to the pursuit of it – starting a band, Of Mice and Men, writing songs, recording a record, and going on tour.

“I saw [music] as my new God…I could yell into a mic and get all of that rage and that hate out.”

The doctors that treated Austin’s mom discovered that her death was the result of a rare genetic condition called Marfan Syndrome which affects the body’s connective tissue, and can cause a variety of painful and serious complications. A DNA test revealed that Austin has the same condition. Continue reading »

Oct 182018
 

Oli Herbert, the guitarist of US metal band All That Remains, has died suddenly at the age of 44.

The news of Herbert‘s death was announced on social media on the US group’s Instagram account.

In the post the band, best known for such songs as ‘Two Weeks’ and ‘What if I was Nothing’, said they were “devastated” by the loss of one of their founding members.

The cause of Herbert‘s death is not yet known.

Oli was an incredibly talented guitarist and song writer who defined Rock and Metal from the Northeast [of America],” the statement continued.

“His impact on the genres and our lives will continue indefinitely.” Continue reading »