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DEVOURMENT: New Song Posted Online

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has uploaded the band's new song "Masturbating at the Slab" at www.myspace.com/devourment. The track comes off the group's recently completed new album, "Butcher the Weak", tentatively due before the end of the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. DEVOURMENT recently announced that Majewski ...

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NEURAXIS: New Album To Receive European Release In December

Montreal-based NEURAXIS will have their new album, "Trilateral Progression", released in Europe on December 5 through Earache Records. A European tour is planned for early 2006. "Trilateral Progression" was released in the U.S. last month via Willowtip Records. The album was engineered by Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON) and was mixed by Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM). The ...

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DESPISED ICON Prepare To Hit The Road With SUFFOCATION And CRYPTOPSY

The Montreal-based deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON will embark on a massive North American tour this week alongside SUFFOCATION, CRYPTOPSY and ABORTED in support of "The Healing Process", their highly-acclaimed new album. The group’s explosive live performances on their first national U.S. tour alongside DEICIDE, IMMOLATION, SKINLESS and WITH PASSION earlier this year caught the entire ...

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SUFFOCATION: Photos From South American Tour Posted Online

Reunited death metal legends SUFFOCATION have returned home from a very successful South American tour in support of their latest release, "Souls to Deny". The South American headlining tour kicked off on September 3 in Colombia and came to a conclusion on September 10 in Ecuador. On their September 6 date in Santiago, Chile, the ...

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SUFFOCATION: North/South American Tour Dates Announced

Reunited New York death metal legends SUFFOCATION have announced North and South American tours in support of their recent release, "Souls to Deny". The South American headlining tour will kick off on September 3 in Colombia and is expect to conclude on September 10 in Ecuador. On their September 6 date in Santiago, Chile, the ...

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DETONATION: 'Portals To Uphobia' To Receive U.S. Release In October

Dutch melodic death/thrashers DETONATION will release their second album, "Portals to Uphobia", in the U.S. on October 10 via The End Records. The CD will be issued in Europe on September 12 through Osmose Productions. The first 1,000 copies of the European release come in digipak, featuring additional artwork and an exclusive multimedia section. A ...

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DEVOURMENT To Record 'Butcher The Weak' In August

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has posted the following message on the group's official message board: "We've been keeping quiet lately about the goings on in the DEVO camp so I figured I'd give ya a lil update. Of course, nothing is 100 percent set in stone, but this ...

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DECAPITATED To Enter Studio In August

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED will enter Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland on August 1 with producers Slawek and Wojtek Wieslawski to begin recording their new album, entitled "Organic Hallucinosis". The follow-up to 2004's "The Negation" will feature artwork and layout by Seth (ROTTING CHRIST, PARADISE LOST) and is tentatively scheduled for release in January/February 2006. ...

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DEVOURMENT Bassist To Take Over Vocal Duties

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has announced that he will be taking over the vocal duties in the group after the recent departure of original frontman Wayne Knupp. Ruben Rosas, who had initially taken Knupp's place on the band's 1999 full-length release "Molesting the Decapitated" (United Guttural), has moved ...

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DECAPITATED Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED have parted ways with vocalist Sauron. "His position in the band is going to be taken over by Covan, a previous member of ATROPHIA RED SUN," DECAPITATED write on their web site. "He is going to take part in the recording of the new album and the forthcoming gigs of the ...

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DESTRUCTION, DISSECTION Confirmed For Austria's KALTENBACH OPEN AIR

DESTRUCTION, DISSECTION, ILLDISPOSED, PRIMORDIAL and CARNAL FORGE are among the bands confirmed for Kaltenbach Open Air, a two-day event set to take place July 15-16 in Spital am Semmering, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DESTRUCTION DISSECTION ILLDISPOSED PRIMORDIAL CARNAL FORGE DEFLESHED MASTER DECAPITATED ABORTED GODDESS OF DESIRE SECRETS OF THE MOON ...

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Armageddon's Evolution - CRIONICS

It's getting to the point where I almost expect an album from a Polish extreme metal band to be of the utmost quality. The list is a long one: VADER, DECAPITATED, YATTERING, HATE, ESQARIAL, SPINAL CORD, SCEPTIC, BEHEMOTH, LOST SOUL, and the subject of this review, CRIONICS. "Armageddon's Evolution" is yet another outstanding release from ...

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CRIONICS: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Armageddons Evolution'

Candlelight Records has set a March 8 U.S. release date for "Armageddons Evolution", the new album from Poland's CRIONICS. It is the second widely distributed full-length recording from the death/black metal band. With recording duties split between Cracow Lynx and Hertz Studios (DECAPITATED), tracks for "Armageddons Evolution" were laid down during the summer of 2004. ...

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PANZER X To Resume EP Recording In March

PANZER X, the solo project of VADER vocalist/guitarist Peter, will enter Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland on March 1 to complete the recording sessions for their upcoming mini-CD, "Steel First". "There are some things left to finish the work: vocal lines (Grzegorz Kupczyk), guitar solos, mixes and finally — mastering," reads a posting on VADER's ...

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DEVOURMENT Reform, Begin Work On New Material

Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT have reformed and are currently writing material for their second full-length album, entitled "Butcher the Weak". DEVOURMENT originally split up in 1999 when their then-vocalist Ruben Rosas was arrested as a fugitive from justice at the Colorado Death Fest. Now they have reformed with 70 percent of their original lineup ...

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LOST SOUL: New Song Available For Download

A brand new LOST SOUL track, entitled "Mortal Cage", has been made available for download at Earache.com. "Mortal Cage" comes off the Polish death metallers' upcoming album, "Chaostream", due in early 2005 via the Earache Records subsidiary Wicked World. LOST SOUL have cut their teeth over the course of two demonically-inspired death metal ...

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LOST SOUL Sign With WICKED WORLD RECORDS

Polish death metallers LOST SOUL have inked a deal with the Earache Records subsidiary Wicked World. LOST SOUL have cut their teeth over the course of two demonically-inspired death metal albums of the highest quality, and have recently completed a month-long tour of their homeland with compatriots VADER. The band's upcoming album, "Chaostream", is already ...

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DEATH ANGEL, DECAPITATED, PRONG Confirmed For MILWAUKEE METALFEST XVIII

The first bands have been announced for Milwaukee Metalfest XVIII, a two-day event set to be held July 30-31 at Modjeska Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The festival's lineup is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 30, 2004: DEATH ANGEL DECAPITATED GOATWHORE PRONG CATTLE DECAPITATION MACABRE SEVEN WITCHES ANAL BLAST USURPER NASTY SAVAGE FLESHGRIND BEYOND THERAPY ...

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Polish Death Metallers DECAPITATED Featured In ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED are featured in an article in national entertainment "bible" Entertainment Weekly, hitting newsstands Friday, June 11. The article explores the controversy of the DECAPITATED name in the light of the recent decapitation of U.S. citizen Nick Berg at the hands of terrorists — a situation reminiscent of the controversy surrounding the ...

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'Infernal Gathering' Compilation Due In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 29 U.S. release date for "Infernal Gathering, The Second Chapter", a collection of headline artists that performed at the 4th annual Inferno Festival this past April. Norway's Inferno Festival has, in its short time, established itself as one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world. With ...

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DECAPITATED To Tour U.S. With CANNIBAL CORPSE

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED will be returning to the North American continent this summer for their second U.S. tour, this time with none other than CANNIBAL CORPSE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 28 - Climax Lounge - Denver, CO Jul. 30 - US Cellular Arena - Milwaukee, WI Jul. 31 - Hairy ...

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