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EXMORTUS: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS are streaming their entire debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", at the web site of their record label, Heavy Artillery Records. "In Hatred's Flame" is scheduled for release on July 29. Armed with a diverse array of influences from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to SLAYER, ...

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EXMORTUS To Film 'Triumph By Fire' Video Tomorrow

On Friday, July 18, Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS will shoot a video for the song "Triumph by Fire" from the band's upcoming album "In Hatred's Flame". Filming will take place during the Masters Of Disaster showcase at the Mutant House in Chino, California and the band has sent an open invite to all ...

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MERCILESS DEATH: Sacramento Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of California thrashers MERCILESS DEATH performing on June 16, 2008 at the On The Y in Sacramento, California. Also on the bill were BONDED BY BLOOD, PSYCHOSOMATIC and DEVASTATOR. Watch the clip below. MERCILESS DEATH's sophomore effort, "Realm of Terror", was released in May via Heavy Artillery Records. The ...

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ENFORCER Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

Swedish metal powerhouse ENFORCER has been confirmed for this summer's Arvikafestivalen, set to take place July 3-5 in Arvika, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are SLAYER, SOILWORK, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, THE HELLACOPTERS, VOLBEAT, DEATHSTARS, BEHEMOTH and AVATAR, among many others. For more information, visit www.arvikafestivalen.se. Following up its appearance on the "Speed KillsAgain!" sampler, ...

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ARTILLERY: New Performance Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of the reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY's May 30 concert in Sysseltinget, Denmaark can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "torbenhl"). Poland's Metal Mind Productions will release the first DVD from ARTILLERY, entitled "One Foot in the Grave, The Other One in the Trash", on June 16 in Europe and August ...

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EXMORTUS: 'In Hatred's Flame' Release Date Announced

Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS have set a July 29 release date street date for their debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", via Heavy Artillery Records. Armed with a diverse array of influences from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to SLAYER, MARDUK and DEICIDE, "In Hatred's Flame" "showcases the band's unique blend of ...

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PILGRIMZ: 'Shake-A-Feather' Video Posted Online

"Shake-A-Feather", the new video from the Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Boar Riders", which is scheduled for release in Europe on June 23 via I Scream Records (June 20 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland). The CD was recorded with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, ...

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ARTILLERY: New Dates Announced

Reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY have scheduled the following dates: May 30 - Sysseltinget, DEN @ Sysseltinget, Hjrring May 31 - Odense, DEN @ Kansas City (with Entombed) Jun. 6-7 - Milan, ITA @ Revenge Of The True Metal part 2 Sep. 12 - Copenhagen, DEN @ The Rock Oct. 04 Barcelona, SPA @ Martohell Octoberfest ...

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METALMANIA FESTIVAL 2009: First Details Revealed

The 23rd edition of the Metalmania Festival the biggest metal event in Central-Eastern Europe will take place on the following dates: Friday, March 6, 2009 - Zlin (CZ), Novesta Hall Saturday, March 7, 2009 - Katowice (PL), Spodek Hall The Metalmania Festival has a long and great history. Running for over 20 years, it has ...

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TIMELORD Replaces BLASPHEME At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XI Festival

TIMELORD has replaced BLASPHEME on the billing of the Keep It True XI festival, set to take place November 15, 2008 at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast) in Wrzburg, Germany. The festival billing is now as follows: FLOTSAM AND JETSAM NASTY SAVAGE GIRLSCHOOL TOKYO BLADE ARTILLERY FORTE EVIL TIMELORD FAITH FACTOR HELLHOUND For more information, visit

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PILGRIMZ Signs With I SCREAM RECORDS

Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has inked a deal with I Scream Records for the release of its debut album, "Boar Riders". The CD was recorded with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, MNEMIC, ILLDISPOSED, INVOCATOR, RAUNCHY, MAROON) at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and was mixed by Tue Madsen at his Antfarm studios (THE HAUNTED, SICK ...

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Reactivated Thrashers ARTILLERY To Release First-Ever DVD

Poland's Metal Mind Productions will release the first DVD from reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY, entitled "One Foot in the Grave, The Other One in the Trash", on June 16 in Europe and August 5 in the USA (via MVD). According to a press release, the DVD features "a fantastic gig the thrash veterans gave at ...

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'Behind The Suit And Tie' Documentary DVD To Include Bonus CD

The producers of the upcoming heavy metal documentary "Behind The Suit And Tie" have announced that the DVD will include a free bonus CD entitled "The Soundtrack From Hell". The CD will feature contributions from many established artists such as Morgan Rose (SEVENDUST), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW), Nadja Peulen (COAL CHAMBER), Jim ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'We Have A Handful Of Great New Songs Already'

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have issued the following update: "Back from a two-week vacation we've continued working on new songs for our upcoming release. We have a handful of great songs already, soon-to-be AMON AMARTH classics, and we still have plenty of great song ideas. On March 27th were taking a break from the ...

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MERCILESS DEATH Announces 'Realm Of Terror' Street Date

MERCILESS DEATH annihilated the unsuspecting masses in early 2007 with their scorching debut "Evil in the Night". Eager to keep fans banging their heads, thrash metal purveyors MERCILESS DEATH have set a release date for their highly anticipated sophomore effort entitled "Realm of Terror", which will be unleashed on May 20. Gracing the cover of ...

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Death Brigade - AVENGER OF BLOOD

The Heavy Artillerylabel continues its winning streak, unearthing more American retro-thrash with heart, guts and spiked armbands galore. AVENGER OF BLOOD hail from Las Vegas, and their German-influenced thrash will satisfy anyone looking for that 1987 feeling they got from their old KREATOR and DESTRUCTION albums. Already turning some heads, apparently (how the hell does ...

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OPETH: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish progressive metal titans OPETH have set "Watershed" as the title of their forthcoming album, due out on June 3 via Roadrunner Records (one day earlier internationally). The CD, recorded in the band's native Sweden and produced by frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt and Jens Bogren, is a masterwork that follows the time-honored OPETH tradition; its modern ...

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NASTY SAVAGE Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Florida metal legends NASTY SAVAGE have been confirmed for the Keep It True 11 festival, set to take place November 15, 2008 at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast) in Würzburg, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: FLOTSAM AND JETSAM (USA) NASTY SAVAGE (USA) GIRLSCHOOL (UK) TOKYO BLADE (UK) ARTILLERY (DNK) FORTE (USA) EVIL (DNK) BLASPHEME ...

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ILLDISPOSED Confirmed For Denmark's ROYAL METAL FEST

Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED have been confirmed for the Royal Metal Fest, set to take place February 8-9 at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, February 8: MAYHEM (NO) ILLDISPOSED (DK) BURNING SKIES (UK) LAST MILE (DK) SPECTRAL MORTUARY (DK) Saturday, February 9: THE HAUNTED (SE) ARTILLERY (DK) ...

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