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SLAYER: 'Christ Illusion' Lands At No. 5 On BILLBOARD Chart!

SLAYER's "Christ Illusion" sold more than 62,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States to debut at position No. 5 on The Billboard 200 chart. This is the highest position ever on the chart for SLAYER, who previously reached No. 8 with their 1994 release "Divine Intervention" after moving 93,000 copies ...

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NAPALM DEATH Joins Forces With PETA2 To 'Save #99'

Look for ads this month rolling out with NAPALM DEATH supporting PETA2.com's "Save #99" campaign. The anti-vivisection ad, which can be viewed at this location, quotes NAPALM DEATH vocalist/activist Barney Greenway as saying, "Vivisection is one of the ultimate acts of disrespect, and conclusions from it are questionable. Time to consign it to ...

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SLAYER's 'Christ Illusion' To Land In Billboard's Top 10

According to Hits Daily Double, SLAYER's "Christ Illusion" (American/Warner Bros.) is poised to sell between 55,000 and 60,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to land in the Top 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. Meanwhile, UNEARTH's latest effort, "III: In the Eyes of Fire", appears headed for between 25,000 ...

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NAPALM DEATH: European Tour Dates Announced

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have lined up the following European dates during October/November: Oct. 18 - Newcastle, UK @ University Oct. 19 - Southampton, UK @ TBA Oct. 20 - Bradford, UK @ Rio Oct. 21 - TBC, UK @ TBC Oct. 22 - Haarlem, NETH Patronaat Oct. 23 - Bochum, GER @ Matrix ...

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SLAYER To Play Singapore In October

According to LAMC Productions, SLAYER will perform at Max Pavillion in Singapore on October 13. Tickets go on sale August 14 at Sistic. Prices are $125, $85 and $60 (general admission). As previously reported, SLAYER has been confirmed for the Loud Park 06 festival, set to take place October 14-15, 2006 at the ...

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AOL RADIO Launches 'All SLAYER' Station

AOL Radio has just launched an "All Slayer" station paying tribute to the thrash/punk/metal legends. The station will feature a playlist of every song ever released by one of the world's best and most influential metal bands, including B-sides and tracks from its new album, "Christ Illusion", due in stores Tuesday, August 8. "Having SLAYER's ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE To Tour Europe With ROTTING CHRIST, CARPATHIAN FOREST

German "dark Satanic metal" band MYSTIC CIRCLE will team up with ROTTING CHRIST and CARPATHIAN FOREST for a European tour beginning right after "The Domination Tour 2007" (featuring ROTTING CHRIST, CARPATHIAN FOREST, MALEVOLENT CREATION, INCANTATION and NEURAXIS) concludes next spring. As previously reported, MYSTIC CIRCLE have been confirmed for the Trash Til Death festival, set ...

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INCANTATION And NEURAXIS Confirmed For Europe's THE DOMINATION TOUR

INCANTATION and NEURAXIS have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", set to kick off February 15. Also scheduled to take part in the trek are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST, Norway's CARPATHIAN FOREST and Florida's MALEVOLENT CREATION. INCANTATION is currently recording its next album, "Primordial Domination", which is set for a fall release ...

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BODY COUNT Schedules Long Island Signing Sesion

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by legendary rapper Ice-T, will be taking part in an autograph signing Looney Tunes CD store in West Babylon, New York this evening (Monday, August 7) at 7:00 p.m. The details are as follows: Looney Tunes CD STore 31 Brookvale Ave. West Babylon, NY 11704 (631) 587-7722

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SLAYER: Hear 'Christ Illusion' In Its Entirety

SLAYER is streaming its entire new album, "Christ Illusion", on the band's official MySpace page. As previously reported, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be the featured guest on this weekend's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", airing on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 p.m. EST. In additon, "Headbanger's Ball" will cut its show short this ...

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DEATH BREATH Signs North American Deal With RELAPSE RECORDS

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), has inked a North American deal with Relapse Records. The group's debut record, "Stinking Up The Night", will be released in North America on October 17 ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING TO Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be the featured guest on this weekend's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", airing on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 p.m. EST. In additon, "Headbanger's Ball" will cut its show short this weekend to devote the 11:30 p.m. - midnight slot to air "The Unholy Alliance Tour Special". The half-hour, exclusive-to-"Headbanger's Ball" ...

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SLAYER: 'Christ Illusion' $6.66 One-Day Sale At The Exchange

The Exchange — an independent record store chain in business since 1975 with 13 stores in the Cleveland area and seven stores in Pittsburgh — will be hosting a special Customer Appreciation Sale for SLAYER's forthcoming "Christ Illusion" CD on Tuesday, August 8. On this day (the official release date of the new album), all ...

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SLAYER To Film 'Eyes Of The Insane' Video

SLAYER will reportedly film a war-themed video for the song "Eyes of the Insane" with director Tony Petrossian (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR). No further details are available at this time. Pre-order SLAYER's new CD, "Christ Illusion", and be automatically entered to win one of 10 lithos of the album cover signed by the artist ...

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Christ Illusion - SLAYER

Everyone's known it for years: while SLAYER is widely considered one of the greatest live metal acts of all time, the band has not made an equally great album since 1990's "Seasons in the Abyss". That record brought together the speed and fury of "Reign in Blood" (1986) with the experimental nature of "South of ...

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