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SLAYER: Guadalajara Show Moved Back A Day

Due to some equipment not arriving on time today, the SLAYER show that was scheduled to take place tonight (Thursday, Sept. 21) in Guadalajara, Mexico has been postponed to tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 22). SLAYER just completed a South American tour — the band's first dates there in more than eight years — and is scheduled ...

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Germany's SCYTHE To Release New Album In October

German death metal band SCYTHE has completed work on its fourth album for Witches Brew, entitled "Decay". "Whether you are getting pounded by the heavy old-school death metal of 'Bitterness' or floating away on an atmospheric composition like 'Pretending Not To See', this new masterpiece offers the perfect mixture between both extremes," according to a ...

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VADER: 'Impressions In Blood' Enters Polish Chart At No. 8

VADER's "Impressions in Blood" album has entered the Polish national chart at position No. 8. It is "quite unbelievable when you consider it's a death metal band!" reads a posting on the band's official web site. "For example, new album of AUDIOSLAVE debuted on 24th position." As previously reported, VADER's video for the song "Helleluyah ...

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JONATHAN DAVIS: 'HEAD Is Not Coming Back To KORN'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has dismissed as "false" rumors that former guitarist Brian "Head" Welch will rejoin the band. A message was posted on Welch's Head to Christ web site on Thursday (Sept. 14) — purportedly coming from Welch himself — stating that he had discussions with Davis and KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer about ...

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LUDICHRIST And SCATTERBRAIN To Reunite For New York City Show

LUDICHRIST and SCATTERBRAIN will reunite for a one-off performance at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City on February 23, 2007. Tickets go on sale September 15 at 12:00 p.m. EST. "Besides ripping through their original material, on any given night one might see a medley of MOZART, MONKEES or MOTÖRHEAD, a ...

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Ex-FEAR FACTORY Guitarist To Host Birthday Bash In Hollywood

Former FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA and current ASESINO guitarist Dino Cazares will be hosting a special birthday bash this Saturday, September 2 at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, California. Dino will reportedly be throwing special pinatas full of goodies at the show, which will feature performances by ASESINO, WASTED SIN, SAVAGE MACHINE, NEEDLEMOUTH, SERPENT UNDERGROUND, ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Seeking Band Photos

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has issued the following update: "We are looking for photos from about mid-2003 til now. If you have any and would like to help, please send them to DillingerPhotos@yahoo.com. If they are live shots please include the date and the name of the club. If you have them hosted on some ...

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NEUROSIS To Enter Studio In December

Long-running Oakland, California-based band NEUROSIS will enter the studio in December to record their next album. Once again they will be returning to Electrical Audio in Chicago with engineer Steve Albini. "The sounds emanating from the rehearsal room are frighteningly strange and not very nice," reads a posting on the group's web site. In other ...

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A Haunting Curse - GOATWHORE

There's something manifestly wrong with any metalhead who doesn't bow down to GOATWHORE's charismatic, malevolent assault. These guys string the rotting skin of New Orleans' dark, mean underbelly onto the skeletal framework of early death and black metal — imagine HELLHAMMER if they could play their instruments, caked in swamp mud instead of corpsepaint, not ...

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VADER Film 'Helleluyah (God Is Dead)' Video: Photos Available

Polish death metallers VADER have posted the following message on their official web site: "Between 9th - 19th of August VADER, in cooperation with AW Film Studio, was recording a video clip for 'Helleluyah (God Is Dead)'. The video will promote band's new studio album, entitled 'Impressions In Blood', out on September 4 through Swedish ...

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SLAYER Kicks Off International Phase Of 2006 World Tour

The mighty SLAYER, whose new album, "Christ Illusion", debuted at No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard charts last week, will kick off its 2006 international concert tour playing two of England's biggest annual music festivals — Leeds on Friday, August 25 and Reading on Sunday, August 27. In addition to the U.K. appearances, the international ...

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SLAYER's TOM ARAYA Expecting 'Jihad' Backlash

One of the big tracks on SLAYER's new album, "Christ Illusion", entitled "Jihad", is written from a perspective of a 9/11 terrorist. Asked in an interview with The Sun if this has caused any problems, vocalist/bassist Tom Araya responded, "The record has just come out in the States so we haven't had to ...

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DEATH BREATH: Audio Samples Available

Audio samples of all 10 tracks that will be featured on the debut album from DEATH BREATH — the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — are available at this location. Entitled "Stinking ...

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RESISTANCE Begins Recording New Album

Los Angeles power/thrash metallers RESISTANCE have entered Desert Moon Recording Studios in Anaheim, California to begin recording their new album, "Patents of Control". The follow-up to 2005's "Lies In Black" (Lion Music) is being produced by RESISTANCE and Patrick Miller, with the final mix set to be handled by famed producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, ...

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UNEARTH's 'Eyes Of Fire' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 35

UNEARTH's latest effort, "III: In the Eyes of Fire", sold 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was recorded at a Seattle studio with producer Terry Date (PANTERA, DEFTONES). A limited-edition version of "III: In the Eyes ...

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