Contact Music recently caught up with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett to discuss the band's collaboration with legendary songwriter Lou Reed. Titled Lulu, the album is expected to be released on November 1.
Periphery guitarist -- and Guitar World columnist -- Misha Mansoor seems just a tad ticked off in a post he wrote for Metal Sucks yesterday. In a very well-written diatribe on the state of the music industry -- and the state of the fans that inhabit the dark corners of metal forums and comment sections everywhere -- "Bulb" took on the "musical elitists" who make life all the more frustrating for aspiring musicians. You can check out an excerpt below.
After much speculation, The Human Abstract have officially confirmed that they have parted ways with vocalist Travis Richter, who will be replaced by Ryan Devlin of Corelia for the band's upcoming tour. No word on a permanent replacement has been issued as of yet.