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70000 TONS OF METAL: CNN Video Report Available

A four-and-a-half-minute CNN video report on this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set sail Monday, January 23 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, Florida to George Town, Cayman Islands and will return to the real world today (Friday, January 27) — can be seen velow. ...

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ABORTED: 'The Origin Of Disease' Video Released

"The Origin Of Disease", the new video from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be seen below. The clip was shot in the U.K. last summer with director Phil Berridge of Creative Junky Media (CEREBRAL BORE). "The Origin Of Disease" comes off ABORTED's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", which will be released on January 24 (one ...

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PESTILENCE Drummer's THE NEW DOMINION Recording Sophomore Album

Two years after releasing their debut album, "…And Kindling Deadly Slumber", Tilburg, Holland-based death metallers THE NEW DOMINION have commenced the recording sessions for the follow-up effort at Split Second Sound Studios in Amsterdam. According to the band's drummer, Yuma van Eekelen, who is also a member of the resurrected Dutch death metallers PESTILENCE, the ...

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ABORTED: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"The Origin Of Disease", a brand new song from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", which will be released on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered ...

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VENOM Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as ...

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NECROPHAGIST Drummer, SADIST Vocalist Join NUFUTIC

Drummer Romain Goulon (NECROPHAGIST) and vocalist Trevor Sadist (SADIST) have joined NUFUTIC, the fusion-metal project founded by Dutch bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (PESTILENCE, ex-OBSCURA) and Italian guitarist/keyboardist Tommy Talamanca (SADIST). "Despite great feedback to our drummer auditions, it was far from easy to find the right match," says Thesseling. "However, when we talked with Romain, ...

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LORD OF WAR Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

California-based "atmospheric" death metal band LORD OF WAR has inked a deal with Unique Leader Records. The group's debut album, "Celestial Pestilence", will receive an international release on January 31, 2012. Since 2008, LORD OF WAR has been inflicting its unique brand of thematically driven progressive brutality on their hometown of Oceanside. Drawing inspiration from ...

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ABORTED: New Song Available For Streaming

"Global Flatline", a brand new song from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track is the title cut of the band's seventh studio album, which will be released on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by ...

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ABORTED: 'Global Flatline' Trailer Released

Belgian death metalers ABORTED will release their seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PESTILENCE, HATESPHERE) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. The artwork was once again created by Justin Osbourn from Slasher ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN Recording New Album

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN are recording their sixth album, "Mask Of Malice", at Desert Inn Studios in Germany for a February 2012 release via Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Deathchain", "And Out Come The Wolves", "Hades Resurrected" and "Swallow The Bitterness". Comments the band: "We are almost ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Florida-based melodic metallers KAMELOT have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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ATHEIST Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE: Quality Cleveland Footage Posted Online

Quality multi-camera footage of BLOOD RED THRONE's September 7, 2011 performance at Peabody's in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below (filmed in 1080p high definition by Ken Kitt and Kim Schleeper; edited and produced by Ken Kitt for BLOOD RED THRONE and Vidz-R-Us.com). BLOOD RED THRONE's sixth album, "Brutalitarian Regime", was released in August via ...

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PENTAGRAM Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Doom metal legends PENTAGRAM have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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PESTILENCE And SADIST Members Join Forces In New Recording Project NUFUTIC

Bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (PESTILENCE, ex-OBSCURA) has joined forces with producer and guitar/keyboard virtuoso Tommy Talamanca (SADIST) in a new recording project dubbed NUFUTIC. "We are very stoked about this new collaboration," says Talamanca. "Our working field will be fusion-influenced metal, a direction that allows us to combine progressive elements of our musical backgrounds." The ...

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ABORTED: 'Global Flatline' Track Listing, Guest Appearances Unveiled

Belgian death metalers ABORTED have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", for a January 2012 release via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PESTILENCE, HATESPHERE) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. The artwork was once again created by Justin Osbourn from Slasher Design. ...

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CAGE Frontman To Guest On LORD VOLTURE Album

Dutch metallers LORD VOLTURE have completed work on their new album, "Never Cry Wolf" for a November 11 release through the band's own distribution network. The CD was produced by Yuma van Eekelen (PESTILENCE) and Bart Hennephof (TEXTURES) at Final Focus Studio and contains 11 tracks with a running time of over 67 minutes. The ...

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RIOT Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

RIOT has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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DIM MAK: New Song Available For Free Download

New Jersey's DIM MAK will release its new album, "The Emergence Of Reptilian Altars", on November 29 via Willowtip Records. The CD features stunning artwork by Alex Eckman-Lawn and marks the recording debut of the band's new vocalist and longtime friend Joseph Capizzi (ex-DYING LIGHT, CATTLEPRESS), following the departure of founding DIM MAK frontman Scott ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

SUFFOCATION has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

OVERKILL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

WHIPLASH has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

CANNIBAL CORPSE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

VIRGIN STEELE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CORONER ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Shows You How To Play 'Locust' (Video)

In a series of videos from GuitarWorld.com, MACHINE HEAD guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn shows you how to play "Locust", a song off the San Francisco Bay Area metal band's forthcoming album, "Unto The Locust", due out September 27 via Roadrunner Records. Check out one of the clips below. Flynn recently went a little deeper about the ...

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TANKARD, GOD DETHRONED Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

TANKARD and GOD DETHRONED have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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Doctrine - PESTILENCE

It's time we move on from over-thought discussions of PESTILENCE comeback album "Resurrection Macabre" that often pertained to the fact that it wasn't "Testimony of the Ancients" or "Spheres" and get to the business of enjoying the Dutch act for again bringing to the scene technically-oriented, quality death metal. Chalk it up to a reformed ...

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