Zakk Wylde has rolled the keys—more precisely, the Hammond B3 organ—back out for "Book of Shadows II," which arrives April 8 on eOne Music. The album echoes its predecessor in lyrics and tone and leans more on acoustic than electric guitar, although Wylde still delivers inspired, plugged-in solos on cuts like “Lay Me Down,” “Lost Prayer” and “Darkest Hour.”
Asking Alexandria found itself navigating the tricky territory of finding a new singer when Danny Worsnop departed in 2015. But the metalcore band didn't waste any time drafting Denis Stoff and throwing itself back into touring and recording a new album, 'The Black,' due March 25 on Sumerian Records.
The Feb. 26 release of 'For All Kings,' Anthrax’s 11th studio album, upholds the sound that Anthrax delivered on the acclaimed 2011 album 'Worship Music,' which critics cited as a refreshing return to form of the classic Anthrax style.