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SINDROME: Lyric Video For 'Astral Projection' Song From 'Resurrection - The Complete Collection'

Century Media has just released the two only studio recordings from the cult Chicago thrash/death metal act SINDROME — the acclaimed "Into The Halls Of Extermination" (1987) and its successor, "Vault Of Inner Conscience" (1991). As both demos have been bootlegged numerous times, it's now time to offer all fans of timeless thrash/death metal these ...

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SINDROME: 'Resurrection - The Complete Collection' Due In March

On March 4, Century Media will release the two only studio recordings from the cult Chicago thrash/death metal act SINDROME — the acclaimed "Into The Halls Of Extermination" (1987) and its successor, "Vault Of Inner Conscience" (1991). As both demos have been bootlegged numerous times, it’s now time to offer all fans of timeless thrash/death ...

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JUNGLE ROT Parts Ways With Drummer

Wisconsin death metallers JUNGLE ROT have parted ways with drummer Eric House. Commented the band: "Eric found himself in a personal crisis that demanded his utmost attention. Therefore he had no choice but to leave the band. Since then, we have been jamming with our good friend Tony Ochoa [SINDROME, SPEED\KILL/HATE] behind the kit, and ...

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SUNDOWN SINDROME: More New Song Samples Available For Streaming

SUNDOWN SINDROME, the project featuring TO/DIE/FOR frontman Jape Perätalo and members of the German band DAS SCHEIT, has posted rough-mix versions of several more new songs in the YouTube clip below. The band's debut album was recorded at Bazement studios in Germany and is tentatively due before the end of the year. SUNDOWN SINDROME recently ...

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SUNDOWN SINDROME: New Songs Available For Streaming

SUNDOWN SINDROME, the project featuring TO/DIE/FOR frontman Jape Perätalo and members of the German band DAS SCHEIT, has posted rough-mix versions of a couple of new songs in the YouTube clip below. The band's debut album was recorded at Bazement studios in Germany and is tentatively due before the end of the year. SUNDOWN SINDROME ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Completes Songwriting Process For New Album

Finnish gothic metallers TO/DIE/FOR have issued the following update: "All songs for the TO/DIE/FOR's sixth album are composed. Songs are only waiting to be recorded. There is also gonna be a couple of songs which Jape [Perätalo; vocals] and Tonmi [Lillman; drums] did together in early '90s with their band called MARY-ANN. "The 'Angelica' song, ...

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TO/DIE/FOR To Return From The Dead?

Vocalist Jape Peratalo of defunct Finnish gothic metallers TO/DIE/FOR has issued the following update: "I have been talking about things with TO/DIE/FOR original drummer Tonmi Lillman, and also with TO/DIE/FOR bassist Josey [a.k.a. Jarkko Strandman], and it seems like there would be possibility to continue with TO/DIE/FOR and record a sixth album. But it will ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Calls It Quits

Finnish gothic metallers TO/DIE/FOR have officially disbanded. Commented singer Jape Peratalo: "My nerves, stress level and life came to the point that I really need to get some rest and say goodbye for these stressful and still nice days with TO/DIE/FOR. "Since 2005, we have been through so many shitty things. We have been unlucky ...

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Chicago's DEVASTATION: Three-CD Box Set Now Available

Brazil's Marquee Records has released a three-CD box set from Chicago death metal pioneers DEVASTATION. Entitled "Dispensible Bloodshed", the package contains all songs ever recorded by this band, including some that were only played live but were never recorded. The box also features extensive liner notes, pictures, flyers and a sticker. For more information, visit ...

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DARZAMAT Begins Work On New Material

Polish extreme metallers DARZAMAT have commenced work on the follow-up to 2005's "Transkarpatia" (Metal Mind Productions in Europe, MVD in the USA). Commented DARZAMAT vocalist Flauros: "There've been no signs of life from us during couple of last months, yet the silence was only apparent. There were a few factors contributing to this very silence, ...

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HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM: Cover Of SEAL's 'Kiss From A Rose' Posted Online

HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM, the heavy groove/rock/metal act comprised of Daniel Cardoso (ex-SIRIUS, RE:AKTOR) and Kristoffer Garm Rygg (ULVER, ex-ARCTURUS, BORKNAGAR), has issued the following update: "While conspiring the next record, the boys decided to let you enjoy the unreleased and somewhat unfinished track that didn't make it into [HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM debut album] 'Murder Nature''s ...

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Acts of Insanity - SPEED\KILL/HATE

Here is a group that was not about to play around with clever band titles that lend an air of mystery to the musical style. The terms "speed," "kill," and "hate" sum up pretty well the heavy thrash of this sonic punch in the nose. Considering the blue collar, no-frills approach, it will come as ...

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PRONG's LONGWORTH To Join SPEED\KILL/HATE As Touring Bassist

Old-school thrashers SPEED\KILL/HATE have tapped PRONG bassist Mike Longworth for their upcoming Metal Crusaders Tour, which is scheduled to begin May 26 in Montreal, Quebec. Longworth will be filling in for regular SPEED\KILL/HATE bassist Derek Tailer, who is unable to do the tour due to "personal reasons." As BLABBERMOUTH.NET reported on April 25, the drumming ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Tour With SPEED\KILL/HATE

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can reveal that former MEGADETH/ICED EARTH bassist James MacDonough will be joining SPEED\KILL/HATE for their upcoming Metal Crusaders North American tour with VADER, KATAKLYSM, DESTRUCTION, GRAVEWORM and THE ABSENCE. MacDonough will be filling in for regular SPEED\KILL/HATE bassist Derek Tailer, who is unable to do the tour due to "personal reasons." Also touring with ...

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Former SINDROME Drummer Resurfaces In SERVITUDE

SERVITUDE is the name of a new Chicago-area band featuring former SINDROME drummer Tony Ochoa and ex-PLAGUE guitarist Fly Affinitio. According to a posting on the band's web site, SERVITUDE hope to "fuse the simplistic songwriting of rock and roll's roots with the aggressive, drop-tuned edge of today." Formed in 2004, the band — whose ...

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HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM Sign With THE END RECORDS

HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM, the heavy groove/rock/metal act comprised of Daniel Cardoso (ex-SIRIUS, RE:AKTOR) and Kristoffer Garm Rygg (ULVER, ex-ARCTURUS, BORKNAGAR), have inked a deal with The End Records. The group's debut album, "Murder Nature", is scheduled for release on April 4, 2006. "Murder Nature" track listing: 01. Baby Blue 02. Skin Flick (mp3) ...

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HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM: ULVER Mastermind's New Project Changes Name

SINDROME, the new project featuring Norwegian Grammy award-winning songwriter Kristoffer Rygg (a.k.a. Garm, Trickster G.) and Daniel Cardoso (ex-SIRIUS), have officially changed their name to HEAD CONTROL SYSTEM. The group, whose music is described as heavy rock "with experimental edges, alternative feeling and a strong visual cinematic component," have posted three complete and mastered tracks ...

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ULVER Mastermind Working On New 'Heavy Rock' Project

Daniel Cardoso (ex-SIRIUS) and Kristoffer G. Rygg (ULVER, ex-ARCTURUS), plus a few "noble assistants," have been writing music and conspiring theories for SINDROME, a heavy rock project "with experimental edges, alternative feeling and a strong visual cinematic component," according to a press release. The group's debut album, "A Killer View", is currently in its final ...

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FINNTROLL, TO/DIE/FOR Confirmed For Finland's SPINEFEAST

FINNTROLL, TO/DIE/FOR, ENSIFERUM, AJATTARA and ENTWINE are among the bands scheduled to perform at Spinefeast, a three-day event set to be held October 28-30 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. The comple lineup for the festival is as follows: Thursday, October 28: RAPTURE REVEREND BIZARRE SHAPE OF DESPAIR SINDROME Friday, October 29: FINNTROLL ENSIFERUM AJATTARA AMORAL ...

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From The 'Where Are They Now?' File: Ex-SINDROME Frontman TROY DIXLER

Straight from the "Where Are They Now?" file: Former SINDROME/DEVASTATION vocalist Troy Dixler has reinvented himself (photo) as the director of network and security solutions at Forsythe Technology, Inc., a leading national provider of technology infrastructure solutions to organizations across all industries. SINDROME, whose lineup also included current SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass (ex-BROKEN ...

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Scars - SOIL

It doesn't seem all that long ago that Chicago's SOIL were struggling to get themselves heard amid a sea of LIMP BIZKIT and KORN wannabes whose musical output was deemed far more “marketable” than the southern rock-tinged sounds practiced by the Illinois quintet. All that changed when a radio programmer in Orlando, Florida, ...

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Archive News Aug 22, 2001

As exclusively reported here yesterday, HELLOWEEN have now officially confirmed the departures of lead guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch from the group's ranks. In a posting on the message board of HELLOWEEN's official web site last night, webmaster Tony offered the following statement on the matter: “Well…not much to tell you ...

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Archive News Aug 06, 2001 - update 1

BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne went into the studio last Thursday, August 2nd, to add his vocals the track “Iron Head” for the forthcoming, as-yet-untitled follow-up to ROB ZOMBIE's 1998 Hellbilly Deluxe CD, which is due to be released through Geffen Records on October 30th. As previously reported, the CD will also include contributions ...

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Archive News Jul 19, 2001

We might have made similar statements in the past, but we believe that we now have what appears to be the truly “final” track listing for MACHINE HEAD's upcoming Supercharger effort, which was produced by Johnny K (i.e. DISTURBED, SOIL, NO ONE) at Malibu's Indigo Ranch and Mad Dog Studios and mixed at Tarzana's ...

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