Stephen Colbert Signs FLAW to Record Deal

As you may have seen, Stephen Colbert mentioned the band FLAW on the Late Show recently on CBS, during a monologue about President Trump. Colbert talked about the band's recent crowd-fund for a new tour vehicle and even plugged one of their upcoming shows. He then proceeded to say that he was a "huge FLAW … Continue reading Stephen Colbert Signs FLAW to Record Deal

Masked Metal Mayhem – Terror Universal

Terror Universal are carving a name for themselves, leaving their bloody mark on heavy metal history! If you haven't heard of this thrilling new band, we have all the gory details! Made up of current and past members of Machine Head, Ill Niño, Soulfly, and Upon A Burning Body, Terror Universal is a horrifying new … Continue reading Masked Metal Mayhem – Terror Universal

FREE MUSIC – All the FREE music you can handle…

FREE MUSIC! Below, I have included links to FREE downloads of some amazing albums... each one is 100 percent FREE! Feel free to share these links, download the albums, and definitely let us know what you think! Thank you! Enjoy! [Swimming With Sharks Entertainment, Zombie Shark Records, and Swimming With Sharks Records permits the use … Continue reading FREE MUSIC – All the FREE music you can handle…

Making Waves Magazine Volume 2 is here!

Swimming With Sharks Entertainment presents Making Waves Magazine Volume 2 NAMM Edition with FREE music sampler! Swimming With Sharks Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Making Waves Magazine Volume 2! Thousands of copies of the mag will be passed out at this years NAMM Convention in Anaheim, California. The most recent issue features … Continue reading Making Waves Magazine Volume 2 is here!

Update: Your friendly neighborhood shark… Episode 1

Hey there, Noah "Shark" Robertson here! I figured I'd put a face and voice with the emails, haha I'm pushing harder than ever and am looking to establish a lot of new connections this year! I'm networking like crazy and would love to establish some solid music industry relationships this year! I'm going to be … Continue reading Update: Your friendly neighborhood shark… Episode 1

OUTDrejas is spreading a positive and uplifting message to the masses… with the power of ROCK! Video for “Promise” is OUT now!

Illinois rock outfit OUTDrejas have released a powerful and uplifting music video for the song "Promise" which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/TOVzNqvWUhY The song has received widespread support, radio play and garnered hundreds of thousands of plays on Facebook in a very short time. The band is proving that in a chaotic world, a positive message … Continue reading OUTDrejas is spreading a positive and uplifting message to the masses… with the power of ROCK! Video for “Promise” is OUT now!

Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) Releases Lengthy Statement and Apology

Lambesis was arrested in 2013 after attempting to hire an undercover police officer to murder his wife. He pleaded guilty in 2014 and was sentenced to serve six years in prison. Lambesis was released on parole in December 2016. Tim Lambesis released a lengthy statement and apology via the As I Lay Dying Facebook Page … Continue reading Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) Releases Lengthy Statement and Apology

Tiaday Ball grand-daughter of Ernie Ball attacks woman at show

Reports are surfacing of another "cell phone" incident at a recent show at The Bamboo Room at King Wah's in Medford, Oregon. The altercation happened between a woman in the crowd and Tiaday Xavier Ball, lead singer of The World Over. A local man in attendance has taken to social media to call out the singer. … Continue reading Tiaday Ball grand-daughter of Ernie Ball attacks woman at show

Free Music Sampler – Swimming With Sharks Metal Compilation Volume 6 – The Best Metal Compilation Ever

Swimming With Sharks Metal Sampler Volume 6 The Greatest Metal Compilation Ever Get your free download here: https://swimmingwithsharksrecords.bandcamp.com/album/swimming-with-sharks-metal-compilation-volume-6-the-best-metal-compilation-ever 1. . Eye Of The Enemy (Australia) - "The March" 03:17 2. Eye Of The Enemy (Australia) - "Burn The World" 03:50 3. The Periwinkle Massacre - "Premature Immaculation" 05:19 4. Thy Devourer - "Born In Blood" … Continue reading Free Music Sampler – Swimming With Sharks Metal Compilation Volume 6 – The Best Metal Compilation Ever

Happy Birthday Dimebag Darrell! From Swimming With Sharks

This concert changed my entire life. The first big metal concert I ever went to... Pantera has been my favorite band ever since. Me and my best friend in high school, Brandon, drove 4 hours; from the middle-of-nowhere Texas (Lampasas) to Dallas, Texas to see this show. It was the ONE and ONLY time I got to see Pantera perform live. It was at that moment I realized what I wanted to do with my life.

ZOMBIESHARK! – A truly remarkable transformation

A while back I discovered a band called ZOMBIESHARK! More than likely the result of another one of my sleepless nights, roaming the depths of the internet... not to mention I love sharks, zombies, and naturally, zombie sharks... so it was only a matter of time before I stumbled upon this project... Anyway, I found this band and just LOVED the name. I thought what they were doing was pretty interesting, even though the quality of their recordings really wasn't all that great. But really, that's pretty common in the Nintendocore scene. Wait? Did I say Nintendocore? Yes, yes I did. If you weren't aware, this is a genre of music... and it's awesome. What is Nintendocore? Well...

Noah “Shark” Robertson interviews Dino Cazares from Fear Factory

Fear Factory has done quite a bit of touring and I’m sure you guys have a lot of stories from the road. Anything crazy that pops out in your mind that you’d like to share with us? Where do I start? (laughs) (thinks for a moment) I could tell you one recently…we were on tour, and this was in Europe. We were in England and we were going down the O-1 Freeway on our way to the Airport to drop off our drummer’s girlfriend. On the way there at like 3 or 4 O’clock in the morning, our bus driver noticed there was a fire, like a little flame, coming out of the left wheel well. He was like “Oh shit!” So he pulled the bus over, jumped out, grabbed the fire extinguisher, went to go extinguish it out, and as he was doing it the fucking extinguisher ran out! There wasn’t enough in there. The flame started getting bigger and bigger, so the guy runs back inside and says “Every body’s gotta get the fuck off the bus! Get the fuck off the bus!” So, we’re all asleep and so we jump up out of the bunks going, you know “Fire! Fire!”. So, everybody starts grabbing their shit off the bus, like all their backpacks and their belongings, and we all run off the bus and we look over and we’re like “Holy fuck!”. The whole side of the bus was on fire! We’re like “Oh man, our gear and our trailer!” So, thank God the crew at the time was really good because they unhooked the trailer, pushed it back, went into the base, grabbed everybody bags, grabbed everybody’s shit and took it a few feet away. We’re all standing in front of the bus and all of the sudden a tire blows. “Boosh!” We’re all like “It’s blowing up! Aah!” We’re running…but it was just a tire that blew because it got too hot. We’re all watching this fucking thing go up in flames, then all of the sudden we’re like “Where’s Zeke?” Our merch guy, he was passed out in his bunk. So two of our crew guys ran back on the bus, pulled him out into the street. He was still in his…you know, those Europeans they wear those tight, white underwear. We almost forgot about him and he would have fucking burned. The whole fucking bus just burned in flames, gone. Everything was gone.

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