Opiate For The Masses' Manifesto Features New Bassist, Snoring Bulldogs; Plus Opeth, Slipknot & More News That Rules, In Metal File

'They're a pretty big part of the album, actually,' Anna Kjellberg says of guitarist Jim Kaufman's canines.

Amy Winehouse Questioned About Pipe Video; Plus Avril Lavigne, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Bright Eyes & More, In For The Record

Lavigne says Hillary Clinton victory would be 'awesome'; LP planning another Projekt Revolution; Keys' As I Am reclaims Billboard #1.

Himsa Summon Sasquatches For Video; Plus Opeth, System Of A Down & More News That Rules, In Metal File

'[A] tree seeks revenge on us,' frontman says of 'Big Timber' clip. 'It's kind of cool.'

Atreyu Singer Tries To Stay Sane; Plus Dark Fortress, Brutal Truth & More News That Rules, In Metal File

'I lose my mind a couple times a day now,' says singer Alex Varkatzas, who recently went off his meds.

Pelican Getting Sick Of Weezer Comparisons, Plus Opeth, Nile & More News That Rules In Metal File

Opeth lose longtime guitarist; Nile line up new song 'Papyrus Containing the Spell to Preserve Its Possessor.'

Porcupine Tree's Wilson Talks Complex New LP, Project With Opeth's Akerfeldt

Frontman ponders the impact of information technology on today's generation.

Study Proves That Metalheads Aren't Boneheads

Research at British university disproves stereotype of metal fans as poor students.

Metal File: The End, Opeth, Titan, Clutch & More News That Rules

Frontman promises songs 'soaked in sex.'

Megadeth, Lamb Of God Reveal Plans To Shred The Road On Gigantour

Second installment of Dave Mustaine's metal festival kicks off September 7.

Metal File: Overcast, Black Dahlia Murder, Nevermore, D.R.I. & More News That Rules

Members of Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall bringing Overcast back from the dead.

Metal File: Cradle of Filth, Emperor, Opeth & More In This Week's Hard News

British black metallers branch out with risky covers, feature #1 fan Bam Margera on DVD.

Metal File: Horse The Band, Opeth, Lacuna Coil & More In This Week's Hard News

Horse are hoping to turn people on to 'Nintendocore' — when they're not destroying hotel rooms.

Metal File: Arch Enemy, Opeth, Helloween, Nuclear Assault, Mudvayne & More In This Week's Hard News

Guttural Swede Angela Gossow is turning down marriage offers left and right at Ozzfest.

Metal File: Opeth, Kirk Hammett, Soulfly, Venom, Darkest Hour & More In This Week's Hard News

Swedish progressive death-metal outfit recording as-yet-untitled eighth album.

Metal File: Hard And Heavy News On Killswitch Engage, Rob Zombie, Ministry, Opeth And More