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Former PUSHED Singer Launches PERSQUAREINCH

Former PUSHED singer Travis Neal and has formed a new band with Dan Trujillo (ex-18 BONEZ) on guitar, Shane Monaghan (ex-18 BONEZ) on bass, and Jared Clayton on drums. Dubbed PERSQUAREINCH, the new group "is what I've been starving for for a few years now," said Neal. "There is no boundaries in the writing style, ...

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AFTER ALL Complete Work On New Album

On May 14, Begium's AFTER ALL completed the recording of the their fifth full-length album, "The Vermin Breed". The CD is set for release this fall. Like its predecessor, "Mercury Rising", "The Vermin Breed" was recorded and mixed by veteran producer Harris Johns at his Spiderhouse Studio in Berlin, Germany. Harris is best known for ...

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WYKKED WYTCH: Florida Dates Announced

Florida's WYKKED WYTCH will be doing several South Florida shows in May before returning to Europe in the summer to support their new album, "Nefret". The group's third full-length album, "Nefret" was just released in Europe this month through Demolition/Dreamcatcher Records after much delay. "Nefret" was recorded at Studio 13 and was produced by Jeremy ...

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DESECRATOR Complete Work On Debut Album

Jamestown, New York-based power/thrash band DESECRATOR have just finished recording their independent debut album, "Die For You, Dead Without You", Pyramid Sound Studios in Ithaca, New York with legendary metal producer Alex Perialas (ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, S.O.D.). The CD — said to be the first full-budget metal record Perialas has produced in nearly ten years ...

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HAVOCHATE: Former SLAYER Drummer, Ex-TESTAMENT Bassist Join The Fold

Drummer Jon Dette (ex-SLAYER, TESTAMENT) and bassist Greg Christian (ex-TESTAMENT) have officially joined the New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE. The group will enter Pyramid Sound Recording Studios in Ithaca, New York on April 26 with producer Alex Perialas (TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, OVERKILL) to begin recording their second album, due later in the year. HAVOCHATE's forthcoming CD ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE To Open For EXODUS In Florida

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, will be opening for EXODUS at The Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Wednesday, April 28. Also set to appear are SAQ and KRYPTIC KURSE. In other news, RESPONSE NEGATIVE's music will be featured on the upcoming "Get Thrashed" soundtrack, ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: CD-Release Party Scheduled

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, will be holding a CD-release party on Saturday, April 10 at The Kelsey Club in Lake Park (near West Palm Beach), Florida. Also appearing on the bill will be 5 BILLION DEAD, STILL KEPT, EVERSINCE EVE and DEMENXIA. RESPONSE NEGATIVE's recently ...

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HAVOCHATE Begin Recording New Album

HAVOCHATE have entered the studio to begin recording their second album — the group's first to feature the vocals of new frontman Tim Bouchee. Bouchee was brought into the fold last year after the departure of vocalist Jon Mallek, and made his live debut with the band when they played several shows with OVERKILL in ...

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Former HALFORD Guitarist Offers PAINMUSEUM Update

Former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak has issued the following update on his recent and upcoming activities: "Greetings everyone .... some news from the PAINMUSEUM enemy lines. "Wanted to confirm that PAINMUSEUM will be performing Saturday, March 13th at the NJ March Metal Meltdown VI. The official site for this event www.metalfest.com had the ...

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TANKARD: Greek Dates Revised

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD have changed the dates and venues of their two Greek shows in May. The revised dates are as follows: May 07 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ Mylos Xilourgio May 08 – Athens, GRE @ An Club As previously reported, TANKARD's new album, "Beast of Bourbon", is scheduled for release on March 22 ...

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Former HADES Guitarist To Film Video

Former HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo will be filming a video for the track "Frozen Planet" off his solo CD, "Cassius King". "I have two versions of that song on my CD because Johnny Milnes (MUCKY PUP) and Ron Lipnicki (HADES) both wanted to play drums on it," Lorenzo said. "I recorded two separate versions of ...

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Ex-JAG PANZER Vocalist DANIEL CONCA Passes Away

The following message was posted by JAG PANZER guitarist Mark Briody: "It is with great sadness that I announce that Daniel Conca has passed away. "Daniel sang for JAG PANZER during the 'Dissident Alliance' era. This included the album 'Dissident Alliance' and the subsequent tour with OVERKILL in Europe. "Daniel and I remained close friends ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: New Soundclip Posted Online

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, have posted a soundclip of their new track "Silent Son" at this location. "Silent Son" comes off the group's recently completed five-song EP, which was recorded at Studio 13 with producer Jeremy Staska and mastered by Mike Fuller. The ...

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TANKARD Set Release Date For 'Beast of Bourbon'

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD have set a March 22 release date through AFM Records for their new album, "Beast of Bourbon". The follow-up to 2002's "B-Day" was recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen and is slated to include such cuts as "Fistful Of Love", "Under Friendly Fire", "Genetic Overkill" ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: New Song Available For Download

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, have posted a soundclip of their new track "Carnivorous Lust" at this location. "Carnivorous Lust" comes off the group's recently completed five-song EP, which was recorded at Studio 13 with producer Jeremy Staska and mastered by Mike Fuller. The ...

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DESTRUCTOR Continue Writing For New Album

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, are hard at work writing and demoing new material for the follow-up to their very successful "Sonic Bullet" EP, released on Auburn Records earlier this year. New songs include "Skull Splitter", "Unleashed", "Immortal Metal", "Unearth The Earth", "We Are Ready", "Damage Control" and a reworked version of "Smash Your ...

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Thrash Documentary To Be Made Available On DVD

"Get Thrashed", the upcoming documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, is scheduled to be completed in early 2004. An expanded DVD version with "tons" of bonus footage is in the works for late 2004. As previously reported, METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, VOIVOD, KREATOR, ...

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Former OVERKILL Guitarist Completes Work On RESPONSE NEGATIVE EP

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, have completed work on their new EP. The five-song effort was recorded at Studio 13 with producer Jeremy Staska, and was mastered by Mike Fuller. The complete track listing for the EP is as follows: 01. All Out War 02. Silent ...

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KREATOR, EXODUS Confirmed For 'Get Thrashed' Documentary

KREATOR and EXODUS are the latest bands confirmed to appear in "Get Thrashed", the upcoming documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene. As previously reported, METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, VOIVOD, DISTURBED, SLIPKNOT, KITTIE, DEATH ANGEL and MESHUGGAH are among the other bands covered in ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 25th Anniversary Concert To Be Released On CD

MOTÖRHEAD will release a double-live CD, titled "Live At Brixton Academy", on November 17 through SPV Records. The set, which contains the group's complete 25th Anniversary concert from October 22, 2000 (previously, the concert had appeared only partly with the DVD "Boneshaker"), features the following track listing: CD1: 01. We Are Motörhead 02. No Class ...

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TANKARD: Die With A Beer In Your Hand

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD are preparing to enter Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen to begin recording their new album, "Beast of Bourbon". Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are "Fistful Of Love", "Under Friendly Fire", "Genetic Overkill" and "Die With A Beer In Your Hand". The follow-up ...

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